The New Jersey Center for Biomaterials (hereafter NJCBM) is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of your confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personally-identifiable information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our web servers.  This statement describes our information collection practices and explains how we use and protect your personal information. This statement applies only to information collected by this website.

Information Collected
NJCBM may collect personal information such as name and e-mail address. We may request such personal information for administrative purposes. Additional personal information, such as credit card account information, may be requested for event enrollment purposes.

Web servers typically collect, at least temporarily, the following information: Internet Protocol (IP) address of computer being used; web pages requested; referring web page; browser used; date and time. NJCBM may collect statistics identifying particular IP addresses from which our websites are accessed. 

Use of Collected Information
We may use personal information collected from websites for the purpose of future communication back to online enrollees, in order to keep you informed of such activities as center symposia and/or special events, but only if you are provided the opportunity to opt out of that type of use.

NJCBM may use browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is generally used to improve Web presentation and utilization. NJCBM also may use IP address information for troubleshooting purposes.

Some NJCBM online activity sites may use "cookies" in order to deliver web content specific to individual users’ interests or to keep track of online purchasing transactions. Sensitive personal information is not stored within cookies. 

Distribution of Collected Information
NJCBM will not disclose, without your consent, personal information collected about you, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure is required by law.  We will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations. 

Individual Choice
Individuals who wish to use methods other than online enrollment may submit requests by email or U.S. mail addressed to NJCBM.

Responsibility for Linked-To Sites
While using an NJCBM website, you may encounter hypertext links to the Web pages of organizations not directly affiliated with NJCBM. NJCBM does not control the content or information practices of external organizations. We recommend you review the privacy statements of these organizations. 

Credit Card Information

To ensure that credit card information is secure and electronic payments are processed safely and efficiently, we use Constant Contact and, PCI-Compliant sites to protect your online payment.  We do not collect any credit card information. 

Updates to This Privacy Policy

We may make changes or additions to this policy at any time and will post the changes on this web page.