Information Collection and Use
TAPPI collects personally identifiable information when you sign up as a member, sign up for one of our services or send us other information through our e-mail system. TAPPI also collects comments you forward to us. TAPPI may also collect information from our affiliates or third parties.
Once you sign on to our service, you are not anonymous to us.
TAPPI also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP Address, Cookies, and the information about the page you have requested.
TAPPI uses your information for four (4) general purposes:
(1) to fulfill your requests for certain information and services; (2) to contact you about our services and/or related services; (3) to ensure the security of the Site and (4) to share your information with our employees and affiliates to determine if we can or will be able to better serve you.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Please note that we may disclose personally identifiable information when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such actions are necessary in order to confirm the edits of law or comply with legal process served on our Site.
Coupled with cookies, we also collect IP Addresses. When your web browser requests a web page or email from another computer on the Internet, it automatically gives that computer the address where it should send the information. This is called your Internet Protocol Address ("IP Address"). TAPPI receives IP Addresses from all users because this information is automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. IP Addresses may be used for various purposes, including but not limited to: (1) Diagnose service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP Addresses; (2) Estimate the number of users visiting TAPPI; (3) Send the most appropriate marketing, advertising or services information based on information derived from your IP Address; or (4) Assist companies or persons who provide information in our service to track visits to their pages.
Links to Other Sites
Security and Integrity of Information
The security of your personally identifiable information is important to us and we treat our data as assets that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. Although many worms and viruses exist, your email address and other personally identifiable information are protected to the best of our ability. TAPPI employs reasonable information security techniques. Despite these security measures, no security system is absolute. TAPPI DOES NOT REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WILL BE PROTECTED AGAINST LOSS, MISUSE OR ALTERATION BY THIRD PARTIES.
Retention of Information
TAPPI retains your personally identifiable information, as necessary, for business purposes and as required by government regulation. We dispose of records and delete information when our record period(s) expire.
Your Privacy Choices
Before submitting personally identifiable information on the Site, you will be given the option of receiving recurring informational and promotional e-mails from TAPPI, its affiliates, subsidiaries, or business partners for the purposes set forth above. You will also be given the option of receiving telephone calls from customer service representatives of TAPPI, its affiliates, or business partners to gather information about you or to offer you services you might be interested in. You may opt-out of receiving these e-mails and/or phone calls prior to submitting your personally identifiable information by so indicating.
TAPPI does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our Web site, our product or service check-out process, and products and services may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also change your cookie settings through preferences options in our products and/or services, where applicable.
TAPPI uses analytics data and the DoubleClick cookie to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to our website. Site visitors may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or they may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.
You can always contact us in order to (i) delete your personally identifiable information from our systems; or (ii) update your personally identifiable information previously provided to us by e-mailing us at [email protected]
Questions or Suggestions
If you have any questions or suggestions send them to:
You can always contact us in order to (i) delete your personally identifiable information from our systems; or (ii) update your personally identifiable information previously provided to us by e-mailing us at [email protected].