PRIVACY POLICY

Main Image
Privacy Policy

The Diesel Technology Forum ("DTF") is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to our website located at www.dieselforum.org (the "Site"). Your use of the DTF Site is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we treat information collected on this Site. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically. If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, we encourage you to talk to us by email: dtf@dieselforum.org.

Information We Collect

You do not have to give DTF personal information to visit the DTF web site(s). However, in order to take advantage of some of our Site's features, you will be asked to provide personal information. This personal information will be collected at various pages on the Site, such as registration for email newsletters, white papers, webinars and other communication forums.

Personal information collected on these pages will include your first and last name, e-mail address, phone number, address, company name and other similar information. Providing this information is optional, but failure to do so will prevent you from receiving certain services available to you. In addition, you may choose to provide DTF with personal information if you contact us by e-mail.

DTF's web servers automatically collect Site usage information about our users when they visit the Site, such as IP addresses, browser types, operating systems, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses ("Non-Identifiable Information"). DTF may use third party service providers to collect Non-Identifiable Information from the Site and track and analyze use of the Site. Site usage information informs us about how our visitors use and navigate the Site.

In addition, our Site uses "cookies" to help personalize your online experience, such as recognizing repeat visitors. A cookie is a text file that is anonymously placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. www.dieselforum.org cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. DTF does not match your personally identifiable information with the cookie assigned to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our Web site or receive some of our services.

How We Use Your Information

DTF does not rent, sell, or trade any personally identifiable information collected on the Site. DTF may use your information to, among other things:

  • Provide newsletters, white papers, and information we believe may be of interest to you
  • Inform you about news and events
  • Respond to your inquiries
  • Compile anonymous, aggregated information that is useful to develop new features for our visitors, improve the content and navigation of the Site, analyze trends and statistics, and ensure our Site remains relevant to your needs
  • Monitor and improve on-line services
  • Develop new services
  • Enforce DTF's Terms of Use and otherwise prevent illegal or improper activity related to the Site
  • Notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy, or to other policies or terms that may affect you and your use of the Site

For the purposes described above, we may share your information with our third-party service providers, such as our website operators and, where appropriate, law enforcement authorities. Third-party recipients of your information are obligated (except where otherwise required by law enforcement authorities) to treat your personally identifiable information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. Only our employees and employees of our independent contractors, third-party service providers, and affiliates with a need to know will have access to your information and only for the purposes identified above. In the event DTF sells its assets, including its database, your personal information will be transferred to the purchaser.

Security

DTF maintains commercially reasonable safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of personally identifiable information submitted to our Site, and we periodically review and update security measures in light of current technologies. [Your password is a component of the DTF security system. As such, it is your responsibility to protect it. Do not share your password with any third parties. If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should notify DTF immediately.]

Links to Other Sites

This Site contains links to third-party websites that are provided for your convenience. DTF does not endorse nor is it responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of use that govern those websites when you visit them.

Children

The Site is directed towards adults. DTF does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

Review and Correction

We try to keep information about you accurate and current. If, however, you find errors or inaccuracies in your information, to make changes to your contact information, or to opt out of receiving information, please contact us in one of the following ways:

1.  Send an e-mail to dtf@dieselforum.org

2.  Send a written request to:
Diesel Technology Forum
5291 Corporate Drive
Suite 102
Frederick, MD 21703

3.  Call us at 301-668-7230
Changes to This Privacy Policy

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date below. For material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on our Site. We will not materially alter the use of your personally identifiable information without contacting you directly and seeking your affirmative consent.

Last updated September 2007.