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Privacy Policy

This website is operated and maintained by Metia on the behalf of the NCFTA. Our Privacy Policy was developed as an extension of our commitment to combine the highest-quality service with the highest level of integrity in dealing with our visitors and partners.
The Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we safeguard personal information you provide, and in making informed decisions when using our website. This statement will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices, and our visitor's needs and will be changed accordingly from time-to-time without notice.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit our website, we may automatically collect and store the following information:
Your domain and the Internet protocol (IP) address from which you access our website.
The type of browser and operating system you use to access our website.
The date and time you access our website.
The Internet address of the website from which linked to our website.
The pages you visit on our website.
We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our website and to help us make our website more useful to future visitors. We do not sell or transfer to third parties any of this information that we may automatically collect from every visitor unless it relates to a site security or law enforcement matter as discussed below.

Children
Our website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children
under 13.

Information Collected from Emails and Web Forms This web site is maintained on behalf of NCFTA by Metia. Metia will collect and forward information you voluntarily submit on the web form or via email to the NCFTA. NCFTA may use and disclose the information you submit to additional third parties for the purposes of: 1) verifying your identity and your role within your organization, 2) vetting your participation in Internet Fraud Alert, 3) creating and maintaining a user account to enable your participation in Internet Fraud Alert or other NCFTA programs, and 4) tracking or investigating false or misleading submissions or attacks against this site, the NCFTA orpartners.

You may volunteer to provide us personal identifying information, for example your electronic mail address or by completing the web form. This information will be used to communicate with you regarding utilization of IFA.

Security and Consent to Monitor
For site security purposes, and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, all network traffic is monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage or conduct criminal activity. To protect the system from unauthorized use and to ensure that the system is functioning properly, individuals using this computer system are subject to having all of their activities monitored and recorded by authorized personnel (and such monitoring and recording will be conducted). Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, system personnel may provide the results of such monitoring to appropriate officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to this service, are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable federal law.
This website, including content, graphics, images, and logos, are protected under both the United States and foreign copyright, trademark, and other laws.

Disclaimer for Hypertext Links
Our website is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages that are referenced by or that reference the site. Links from our website on the World Wide Web to other websites, or from other sites to our website, do not constitute an endorsement by our website. These links are for convenience only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other websites. These websites are not covered by this privacy statement.

Disclaimer for Information
All information provided on this site is made available for the convenience of interested persons. While we believe the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. Therefore, we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information. Neither the NCFTA, any of its partners or sponsors, nor any of the sources of the information, shall be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of, this information.

Disclaimer of Endorsement
Reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the NCFTA site.

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