Effective Date: March 2, 2021
General: The Association for Talent Development (“we”, “us”, “our”, or “ATD”) cares about your privacy. ATD has developed this privacy notice (“Privacy Notice”) to describe how we collect and use your personal data.
Applies To: This Privacy Notice applies when you use our websites (including but not limited td.org and microsites for events), digital interfaces, mobile apps, purchase our products, interact with us, call us, or otherwise use any other of our services (collectively “Service/s”) unless the Service has its own privacy notice or privacy provisions. By using the Services, you consent to this Privacy Notice. If you do not consent to this Privacy Notice, you should not use the Services.
Changes: ATD reserves the right to change this Privacy Notice at any time. We will notify you of changes in accordance with applicable law. Changes will become effective when they are posted here. We strongly encourage you to review this Privacy Notice for changes each time you use a Service.
What We Collect and Why: This section describes the personal data we collect from you and why.
Collection from Other Sources: Subject to applicable law, we may collect personal data from third parties such as social media, our affiliates, your employer if they are the payor of the Service, publicly available databases, business partners, data aggregators, and other third parties to create a more personalized profile of our customers, prospects, and users, personalize their experiences, evaluation application credentials where applicable, and facilitate communications to you of products and services that may be of interest to you.
Disclosure of Personal Data: Subject to applicable law, we may disclose your personal data with third parties, including the following:
My Choices: We may use the personal data we collect from you to offer you products and services that may be of interest to you. ATD makes its customer, conference attendee, and some webcast registrant lists available to other reputable organizations whose products or offerings may be of interest to the ATD community. If you would like to opt out of receiving these materials (electronic or hard copy), you may contact ATD Customer Care by email at [email protected] or by following the unsubscribe instructions of the communication received. Additionally, you may select the content and offerings you wish to receive. To select your preferences, see the My Account section of www.td.org and Communications Preferences. Please note that it is mandatory to receive certain Service-related communications such as orientation emails.
Do Not Track Signals: Our websites do not respond to do not track signals.
External or Third-Party Websites/Software/Platforms: To the extent hyperlinks or gateways (whether through banner advertisements or otherwise) are utilized to access external or third-party sites, you should be aware that these external or third-party sites may collect personal data and are not controlled by ATD and therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Notice. ATD suggests that you check the privacy notices of these sites to determine how the proprietors of these third-party sites will utilize your personal data.
Services may also include integrated social media tools or plug-ins, such as social networking tools offered by third parties. If you use these tools to share personal data or you otherwise interact with these features on the Website, those companies may collect information about you and may use and share such information in accordance with your account settings, including by sharing such information with the general public. Your interactions with third-party companies and your use of their features are governed by the privacy notices of the companies that provide those features. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy notices of any accounts you create and use.
California Privacy Rights: California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of the Website who are California residents to, not more than once per calendar year, request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal data to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to us at the address below.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Websites: We sometimes may offer content (e.g., promotions) that is sponsored by or co-branded with an identified third party. In these instances, the third party may obtain information that you voluntarily submit to participate in a Website activity. We have no control over the third party’s use of this information. The Website will notify you at the time of information collection if a third party will obtain such information.
Lawful Basis of Processing: On certain occasions, we process your personal data when it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, such as to provide services to you. We may also process your personal data to respond to your inquiries concerning our products and services. On other occasions, we process your personal data where required by law. We may also process your personal data if necessary to protect your interests or the interests of a third party. Additionally, we process your personal data when necessary to do so for direct marketing purposes, to help you find content or information that you are seeking, to complete a transaction, to deliver a service, or for a related reason, and these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights. Where we process your personal data for these purposes, our legitimate interest is to serve the needs of ATD members and customers and carry out our business operations. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no statutory basis for such processing, we will ask for your consent to process your personal data. You have the right to withdraw your consent to processing of personal data at any time. If you wish to exercise the right to withdraw consent, contact our Director of Communications. Visit the Contacting Us section below for contact information.
Updating Your Information: You may have options through your login credentials to the Services if you have so been provided to delete, update, or add new personal data. Please contact us at Contacting Us if you have any questions.
Retention: We will process and store your information only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of the storage. The criteria we use depends on the particular personal data collected in context of the Service and whether there exists a reason to retain. In any event, we shall only retain what is necessary for the purpose of the storage and for a time period only as long to fulfill that purpose. The criteria used to determine the period of storage of information is the respective statutory retention period. ATD will retain data for seven years following a financial transaction and five years for other engagement or interaction with ATD. After expiration of that period, the corresponding information is routinely deleted, as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of a contract or the initiation of a contract.
Security: We take reasonable measures to protect and secure the Services, but no system or transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% safe. If you suspect a security issue, please contact us by emailing [email protected] or [email protected].
Digital Advertising & Analytics. We may work with third parties that collect data about your use of the Website and other sites or apps over time for non-advertising purposes. ATD uses Google Analytics and other third-party services to improve the performance of the Website and for analytics and marketing purposes. For more information about how Google Analytics collects and uses data when you use our Site, visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. To opt out of Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
Your Rights: If you are residing in the European Economic Area or the United Kingdom or otherwise where applicable by law, you may have a right to the following:
To exercise these rights where applicable, please email us at [email protected] or see the “Contacting Us” section.
Additionally, you may have the right to lodge a complaint against us. To inquire about this right, you should contact the supervisory authority in your country of residence.
Third Party Personal Data You Provide Us: If you provide us the personal data of a third party such as when you might provide us information of your emergency contact, we rely on you to have secured the proper consent or other justifiable lawful basis to provide such information for us to process as intended by this Privacy Notice. If you do not have such authority to provide us such information, you should not provide it.
Contacting Us: Comments, questions, or requests can be directed to the Association for Talent Development, in our role as data controller, by using our contact information. You may contact us at: