Privacy Policy

Sourcing Advisors Group (SAG) respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. SAG assures its members and visitors to its website(s) that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, SAG has implemented the following policy.

 

What Information Does SAG Collect? Most data SAG collects is used only to help us better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by email or a special announcement placed on the website.

 

From General Users. SAG does not collect any personal information from users browsing its website. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

 

From SAG’s Members, and Registrants. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on SourcingAdvisorsGroup.com, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. SAG asks users to provide their name, organization name, phone, email and other contact information. Additionally, for some emails sent in HTML format by SAG through its database, email blasts and electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those emails, SAG will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click,” a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. SAG uses this information to enhance its services and distribution of those services to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.

 

How Does SAG Use Data Collected? SAG uses information voluntarily submitted in the following ways:

 

SAG Member Services and Products. Generally, SAG and its affiliates, use data collected to improve its own web and mobile content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

 

Disclosures to Third Parties. SAG does not share data with third parties.

 

Consent to Use Personal Information. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), SAG must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied when registering for this website. SAG may send such data outside the European Economic Area for processing. If you reside in the European Union, please be aware that by registering for and/or attending on SAG’s website, you are by default indicating your consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States. Users, members and or other delegates agree as defined above when registering for the website in order to allow SAG (or its agents) to use the information to send unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions and/or email campaigns or to make phone calls to member or other delegate.

 

Credit Card Account Information. SAG does not collect credit card information.

 

How Does SAG Use Cookies? Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a member’s or other delegate’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (“per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). SAG uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, determine appropriate solicitations, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about members or delegates over the Internet or to analyze any information that members or delegates have knowingly or unknowingly provided.

 

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites? This website contains links to other web sites. SAG has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

 

What Means Of Redress Are Available? We will take commercially reasonable measures to secure and store your Information to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the Information under our control. We utilize industry-standard security measures when accepting your credit card Information during your registration or other transaction you have initiated with us, as well as whenever we ask you to log in to any of our sites. If any member or other delegate suspects SAG has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us via email, phone at 415.426.6744 or mail:

 

Sourcing Advisors Group

1320 Willow Pass Road, Suite 600

Concord, CA 94520

 

SAG may update this policy or revise it from time to time. If you are concerned about how your personal information is used or disclosed, you should contact us as described above or check back periodically to obtain a current copy of this Privacy Policy.