Part I. Event Registration Data Privacy

All personal information submitted for registration to events held by the Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board are processed through a 3rd party software platform that provides personal data protection.

These event registration services are provided by etouches.com. Please read the etouches.com Privacy Policy for more information.

Part II.  Credit Card Data Security

All credit card transactions processed through our website, etouches registration platform, or offline from phone transactions can be completed with confidence. We have partnered with Authorize.Net, a leading payment gateway since 1996, to accept credit cards payments safely and securely for our customers.

The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway manages the complex routing of sensitive customer information through  credit card processing networks. See an online payments diagram to see how it works. The company adheres to strict industry standards for payment processing, including:

  • 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology for secure Internet Protocol (IP) transactions.
  • Industry leading encryption hardware and software methods and security protocols to protect customer information.
  • Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

For additional information regarding the privacy of your sensitive cardholder data, please read the Authorize.Net Privacy Policy.

The Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board at www.gishab.org is registered with the Authorize.Net Verified Merchant Seal program.

Part III.  Information Collection and Usage

Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board collects information through our web site at several points.  All web pages at gishab.org are protected with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. As with any web site, site management and system administrative information can be collected each time you visit, including:

  • The date and time you visited;
  • The name of the domain you used to access the Internet (such as companyxxx.com, aol.com, universityxxx.edu, etc.) and the IP address from which you access our Site;
  • The pages you visited;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our Site;
  • The address of the web site you came from if you linked to our Site from another site.

This information is used for statistical purposes and to help us make our Site more useful — to learn about the number of users to our Site, which information is most useful to them, and the types of technology our users employ.

You do not have to give us Personal Information to visit our web site.

If you choose to provide us with Personal Information about yourself through an e-mail message, form, survey, etc., we will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.

Any Personal Information provided by or collected from you will not be given to any private organization, or otherwise sold or made available for commercial purposes. This web site is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from individuals under 18 years of age. Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information requested from or volunteered by those persons under 18 years of age online or by e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult and may be subject to public access.

We may sometimes employ the use of “cookies” in order to make the use of our web site easier for our users, and to track site usage and statistics. A cookie is a small text file that our Web server places on a user’s computer hard drive to be a unique identifier. Cookies enable the Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Board to track usage patterns.

We offer links to other Web sites.  Please note: When you click on links to other Web sites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies.  Their standards may differ from ours. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites or the accuracy of the information on those other web sites. When you access those sites through a link from our site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site. We encourage you to be aware of and read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Part IV.  Access to Information

Users may also have their personal information removed from our mailing list database by requesting in writing to the address below or via e-mail that their information be either updated or removed. Such requests will be dealt with within 30 days and a notification of such sent to the requestor.

Part V. Disclaimer

The Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published on the site, nor endorses any content, viewpoint, product or service linked to this site, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from the site does so at his or her own risk.

The Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board reserves the right to revise and update this Privacy Policy at any time.

Part VI. Data Storage and Security

The Governor’s Industrial Safety & Health Advisory Board takes every reasonable precaution to protect and secure the site and the privacy of our customers through the services of our web site hosting provider and registration services provider.