Privacy Policy

Web Site Privacy Information

The ASQ Philadelphia Section 0505 recognizes that respecting user privacy over the Internet is of utmost importance. This privacy statement is designed to provide information about the privacy and data collection practices for the site: . The Site is operated by ASQ Philadelphia Section 0505.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact our site coordinator Alison Sudhalter at

Identifying Information

In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to help you with services that require registration, assist you with technical support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, ASQ Philadelphia Section requests identifying information when you:

  • Register on Eventbrite for ASQ-sponsored events or events through one of our affiliate organizations.
  • Provide feedback to an online survey, or other content posted on our site or tell us about an idea or suggestion.
  • Participate in a contest, or other promotional offer.
  • Request a special service from our organization.
  • Request information or files from technical support, our courses or customer service.

In these instances, ASQ Philadelphia Section will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with these services. In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to “unsubscribe” to these mailings at any time.

What ASQ Philadelphia Section will do with your information.

If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by ASQ Philadelphia Section and will only be used by ASQ Philadelphia Section to support your customer relationship with us. We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter without your registration for this service. We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.

What Others May Do With Your Information

ASQ Philadelphia Section does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations. From time to time ASQ Philadelphia Section may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for ASQ Philadelphia Section (such as database maintenance, etc.), however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for ASQ Philadelphia Section. In addition, we may also share aggregate information about its customers and its web site visitors to advertisers, business partners, and other third parties. For example, we might share that our members are 40 percent work in the pharmaceutical industry and 30 percent of our members work for OEM. None of this information, however, will contain personal, identifying information about our members.  This information may be provided to a prospective advertiser on our site.

Third Party Links

The site does provide links to other sites. Other Internet site and other sites we make re-direct you to may have separate privacy and data collection practices. Once you leave, ASQ Philadelphia Section cannot control, and has no responsibility for, the privacy policies or data collection activities at another site.


At times, we will use a feature on your web browser to send your computer a “cookie”. We do not use cookies to retrieve any personal information from your computer. We only use cookies to learn ways to enhance our Sites, and to give you better, more personalized service while in our web site. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is sent. However, some functions of the Sites will not function if you refuse cookies. These areas of our web site will have information posted about cookies, and when a cookie will be uploaded to your computer.

Children’s Privacy Protection

The ASQ Philadelphia Section is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. The vast majority of the material on our web site is not intended for children and is not targeted to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data from children and, if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database.

Changes to this Policy

ASQ Philadelphia Section may from time to time revise its privacy policy. You should therefore periodically visit this page, so you are aware of any such revisions. We will not, however, use your existing information in a manner not previously disclosed. You will be advised and have the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your information.
Contacting Us
If you have any questions about our privacy policy and/or the practices of our web site, you can write to: Alison Sudhalter at

Credit Card Security

We know you are concerned about credit card security. We use one of the worlds largest funds transfer agencies – PayPal through Evenbrite. If you choose to use a PayPal account, your personal credit card information will not be given to anyone. For more information about using Eventbrite to attend one our events see

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