Privacy Policy

INTERLOCKING CONCRETE PAVEMENT INSTITUTE
WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT

 
The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (“ICPI”) respects your privacy as a user of it
website.  We will make every reasonable effort to ensure that any personal information you
provide to us is used only for the purposes stated below.  While the policy presented here
concentrates on information collected by the ICPI website, it also applies to personal information
submitted by other means (mail, fax, e-mail, telephone, sign-up sheets, and so on).
 
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
Several areas of the ICPI website require that you send us personal information:
 
 - Membership application 
 - Subscriber information
 - Users of Tech Spec technical bulletins, guide specs, and detail drawings
 - On-line publication and product purchases
 - Certified Concrete Paver Installer information
 - Certified Concrete Paver Manufacturer information
 
This information is received offline as well by mail, fax and telephone.  ICPI uses the
demographic and professional information collected on membership and other forms for
aggregate analysis, to personalize our member records for better service, and to create targeted
mailing lists for promotion of technical resources, educational seminars, and publications.
 
In addition to the primary purpose stated or implied at the time the information is collected, we
may also use your postal mailing address to send you information about ICPI programs,
publications, surveys, etc.  We also make our member data available to companies offering ICPI
member benefits and to other responsible third parties.  If you are not an ICPI member, you can
opt out of ICPI and third party mail by filling out an online form or by calling 1(703)657-6900. 
ICPI Members: See the Section Below.
 
If you supply an e-mail address, we use to confirm your order, follow up on a request, etc. as the
context determines.  We may also use it to keep you informed about ICPI programs, publications
and initiatives.  On occasion we may use your e-mail address for a purpose indirectly related to
the original context (e.g. e-mailing a customer satisfaction survey to those who have made
purchases from the ICPI online publication service).   Except as stated above, ICPI does not
make its e-mail lists available to any third party.  If you are not an ICPI member, you can opt out
of ICPI’s reuse of your e-mail address by filling out an online form or by calling 1(703) 657-6900.
ICPI Members: See the Section Below.
 
ICPI MEMBERS
Because of the relationship we seek with our members, ICPI may send them periodic updates
and announcements via e-mail.  We may also make an occasional telephone call (e.g. to clear up
a problem or inquire about a lapsed membership).
 
ICPI members have their own online opt-out section where they can opt out of third party print
mailings and ICPI e-mail announcements; they can also specify their preferred telephone number
and mailing address.
 
RESTRICTED ACCESS WEB PAGES
Some areas of this website are restricted to ICPI members.  These areas require users to log in
using company name and member ID or password.  This login information is not collected or
tracked; it is used solely to verify that a person is authorized to use a particular website resource.
 
ANONYMOUS INFORMATION COLLECTED ONLINE
Generally speaking, you can visit the ICPI website without revealing any personal information
about yourself or your company.  We do keep a record of all server activity, which means that
every page, image, or other type of filed requested by your browser is written into a log file. 
Each entry in the log contains, among other things, information about the computer you’re using
to connect to the Internet (“IP address”) and about your browser (e.g. which version of Internet
Explorer you’re using). It does not, however tell us anything about you personally.  We use
aggregate data from the web logs to determine how the site’s resources are being used and to
refine its navigating structure.  If the need arises, we may use the logs to trace the source of
abusive or illicit activity.  We do not share our web logs with any outside party.
 
COOKIES
A “cookie” is a text file, stored on your computer, that includes information that identifies that
computer and can be retrieved by our server to create a seamless browsing session.  Most
cookies used on the ICPI site are deleted when your browser is shut down or in a fixed amount of
time, whichever occurs sooner.  Members-only pages and other restricted areas use this type of
cookie.
 
Most browsers accept cookies by default. If you set your browser to reject all cookies, these
areas and others may not function properly.  Most browsers have a setting whereby the browser
alerts you when a server attempts to place a cookie in your hard drive; you are given the option
of accepting or rejecting it.
 
For more information about cookies, visit the U.S. government site.
 
MATERIAL SUBMITTED ONLINE
Some areas of the ICPI website allow you to submit questions or express your opinions.  As
stated in our legal notice, all submissions become the property of ICPI.  
 
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The ICPI website contains links to other websites.  ICPI is not responsible for the privacy
practices or content of those sites.  Check the privacy policy of a website before revealing any
personal information.
 
EXCEPTIONS
In certain circumstances, and as an exception to this privacy policy, we may, without notice to
you, release information to comply with any valid legal process such as a search warrant,
subpoena, statute or court order, or in other special cases, such as, for example, suspected
fraudulent or criminal activity, or an attempt to breach the security of ICPI or its website.
 
PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES
We have tried to create a privacy policy that is comprehensive, readable, and durable.  Despite
our best efforts, we may find it necessary to revise it.  Any changes will be made without prior
notice.  The current ICPI privacy policy will continue to be posted at this address www.icpi.org.
If you have questions or comments about the privacy policy, please send them to the ICPI
Executive Director.