All of the information that we collect on this website will never be sold or given to any third party who is not a member of the Association.
We collect the following information from members:
This information is made available to all persons who register themselves as former employees (“Alumni”) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Members are able to restrict access to some of the data fields, but other members must be able to use the information submitted to contact the member in question. If a member terminates his membership, his information will remain on the site unless he requests otherwise.
We collect the following information from all visitors to our website:
This latter information is automatically collected from our web server logs and is only used to see who is visiting our website. This latter information is not saved on our server for a long period. It is not shared with any entity other than the association and its contractors; only used to better serve you.
Cookies are tiny data files that Websites commonly write to your hard drive when you visit them so that they can remember you when you visit or move from one section of the website to another.
Occasionally, we hire third-party service providers to help us provide or improve the services we offer you. Sometimes it is necessary for these providers to have access to the Information we collect about you. In those cases, we take reasonable steps to ensure that these providers do not use or otherwise disclose any Information we collect about you except for the purpose of fulfilling their service obligations to us.
In addition, we share aggregate information about our users with certain third parties. This information shows user activity as a whole rather than on an individual basis and cannot be used to individually identify you. We use aggregated information we collect about users to continue to improve our service for you.
This site contains links to other sites. The Association is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites.
The information is protected by requiring that all prospective members fill out a profile providing information about their prior employment at EPA. Once registered, members must sign in with a password. This provides some assurance that the information is not available to non-members. However, it is not possible to prevent all cheatng or hacking of the site, and under these circumstances, information provided by other members could become available to non-members.
We appreciate your questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the Association. Contact us here.
Edited May 24, 2018