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Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by SkillsUSA. We recognize that visitors to our site may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. SkillsUSA is committed to honoring our members' privacy preferences.


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This policy covers www.skillsusa.org, www.skillsusa-register.org, www.workforcereadysystem.org and www.skillconnect.org which are owned and operated by SkillsUSA Inc. We encourage you to take the time to read this privacy policy and those of any website you visit.

Information Collected

Purchases and Registration
To purchase items and register for events on this website you must create an account and provide at minimum your name, address, phone number and email address. For information about the handling of your credit card information, please see the section below titled "Security of Your Information."

Subscribing to e-News Alerts and Active Advisor News
To sign up for alerts and e-newsletters, you are in most cases only required to provide us with your full name and email address.

We've enabled some Google Analytics features based on Display Advertising (e.g., Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration, or Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting).

Visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings at Google.

Use of Information
Your information will be used to issue invoices, administer accounts, collect and process payments, and to send information to you about SkillsUSA and our services. You may opt-out of mailings at any time if you do not wish to receive non-business critical information from us. SkillsUSA will not sell your email address for commercial purposes.

Photography
By providing an image to SkillsUSA Inc., Leesburg, Va., you are granting SkillsUSA the rights to using this image in print, electronic, video and social media. This also includes tagging SkillsUSA in images shared on social media sites. Reproduction beyond usage by SkillsUSA Inc. is prohibited.

How to Opt-Out

E-Newsletters
If at any time you wish to stop receiving an electronic newsletter from SkillsUSA, you may opt-out by selecting the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of every message, or by contacting us at anyinfo@skillsusa.org. Please provide enough information for us to be able to identify you and comply with your request.

Security of Your Information
We will take appropriate steps to protect the security of your personal information. We will also protect your personal information in storage. We have implemented security policies, rules, and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from: unauthorized access; improper use or disclosure; unauthorized modification; and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees who have access to, and are associated with processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.

All sensitive information (such as your credit card information) provided to SkillsUSA through our website is transmitted to our credit card processor using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. No credit card information is stored on our site.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can ever be 100 percent secure. While we strive to protect your information to the fullest extent, we cannot ensure or completely guarantee the security of such information.

You can also use this handy browser add-on to opt-out of Google Analytics.

Links to Third Party Sites
We provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third-party sites.

Questions and Contact Information
SkillsUSA welcomes comments and questions on this policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal information and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure.

If you have any questions, please contact us:

anyinfo@skillsusa.org
703-777-8810
FAX: 703-777-8999

SkillsUSA
14001 SkillsUSA Way
Leesburg, VA 20176

The information you provide to us will also be covered by this policy.

Changes to the Privacy Policy
We may change or supplement this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post an appropriate notice of changes to the Privacy Policy on our site. Privacy Policy changes will apply to the information collected from the date we post the revised Privacy Policy to the Site, as well as to existing information held by us.

Last Revised: Oct. 28, 2013