Last updated: November 3, 2014
Welcome to the web site (“Site”) of Retail Industry Leaders Association(“RILA”, “we”, “us”, “our”).
We may collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us including your name, e-mail address and postal address. You may provide this information by filling out forms, request information, register, make a purchase or for other purposes. We may also collect demographic information such as gender, date of birth, occupation, employer name and zip code. In limited circumstances, we may collect payment information such as credit card number where needed to complete a requested service or transaction.
Automatically Generated Information:
As you navigate through and interact with our Site, we and our service providers may use automatic data collection technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information that is generated automatically while you are visiting the Site, other websites, mobile websites and/or mobile applications or elsewhere on the Internet in order to provide content and advertisements about goods and services of interest to you across those various devices.
This non-personally identifiable data includes, but is not limited to, information such as web pages visited before and after visiting the Site, date and time, logs, domain type, type of mobile device you use, your device’s unique ID links you click on within the Site, interactions with an advertisement delivered by us or a third party advertising technology vendor and other communication data regarding the resources you access and use on this Site. We may also collect your IP address, which is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet.
How it is Collected
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Site, which is collected directly from you when you provide it to us and from third parties, for example, our service providers and/or business partners.
Automatically Generated Information as noted above may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies us and is collected using the following technologies:
Web Beacons: Pages of our Site and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit RILA, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related web site statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain web site content and verifying system and server integrity).
Disabling Cookies: The “Help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive cookies, and how to disable cookies altogether. Note that if you reject or block cookies, it may affect your ability to enjoy the full functionality and experience of our Site.
We, along with our third party service providers, may use non-personally identifiable information to provide more relevant advertising and content. You can stop this Site from collecting certain types of information that provide more tailored online ads and messages to you by clicking
You can also opt out and learn more information about your choices with respect to data collection by visiting the site of the Digital Advertising Alliance, which can be found here:
Information Use and Sharing
In some cases, we may also use another company to operate web servers or process credit card purchases for our Site.
Submitting your e-mail: Submitting your address anywhere on the Site may result in your e-mail address being added to the RILA list and our service provider’s email list. You may unsubscribe from our e-mails at any time by opting out of e-mail subscriptions with the “unsubscribe” link, which is included in each e-mail. Your e-mail address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process
Third Party Features
We employ and maintain technology and security measures designed to protect your personal information. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write us at:
Like many other websites and online services, RILA and Targeted Victory does not currently alter its practices when it receives Do Not Track signals because there is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do Not Track” means in this context. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com
We strongly encourage parents and guardians to regularly monitor and supervise their children’s online activities. Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Site or on or through any of its features/register on the Site, make any purchases through the Site, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as soon as reasonably possible. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at 703-841-2300.
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