Privacy Policy

The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (“ICPI”) respects your privacy as a user of its 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

Most data that ICPI collects are used only to help us better serve our members.  It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policy changes, we will notify users by email or a special announcement placed on the website.

General Website Users:

ICPI does not collect any personal information from general users browsing the website.  Only aggregate data, such as the number of hits per page, are collected and used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

ICPI Members, Subscribers, Certified Installlers, Manufacturers, Convention or Meeting Registrants:

Several areas of the ICPI website require that you send us personal information, including:

            - Membership application

            - Subscriber information

            - On-line publication and product purchases

            - Certified Paver Installer Information

            - Certified Paver Manufactured Information

Personal information collected may include, but not be limited to, names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, etc.) This information is received offline as well (mail, fax and telephone).  ICPI uses the voluntarily provided 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 by ICPI 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 that may offer relevant products and services.  Member and non-member users of the ICPI website may request that the ICPI not disclose the data it collects to third parties on the membership application form, subscriber information form, conference or convention registration forms, or any other form on which they are providing information to ICPI. The users may opt-out by changing their profile online or contacting ICPI at icpi@icpi.org or calling 1-703-657-6900.

If you supply an e-mail address we may use the same to confirm your order, follow up on a request, etc. as the context determines.  We may also use e-mail address 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.  ICPI members and non-members can opt out of ICPI’s reuse of your e-mail address by changing your profile online or calling 703-657-6900.

ICPI Members

Because of the relationship we seek with our members, ICPI may send members 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.  ICPI members may also opt out of receiving such communications by changing their profile online or calling 1-703-657-6900.

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.

Consent to Use Personal Information

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) of 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), ICPI and its authorized agent/vendor must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the website user when registering for this website. ICPI may send such data outside of the European Economic Area for processing.  If you reside in the European Union, please indicate your consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States.  The user supplies as defined above when registering for the website in order to allow ICPI or its designated agent/vendor consent to use the information to send the user unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions, and solicitations for third parties’ products and services.

Credit Card Account Information

ICPI does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members or non-member customers.  When members or non-member customers choose to pay using their credit cards, ICPI submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearing house.

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.

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 and the ICPI is not responsible for the opinions expressed.

Links to Other Websites

The ICPI website contains links to other websites.  ICPI has no control over and 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.