ASTD Golden Gate respects the privacy of its members and visitors to the ASTD Golden Gate Web site. ASTD Golden Gate does not collect any information through the Web site without the knowledge of the member or visitor. ASTD Golden Gate's Web server automatically recognizes only the visitor's domain name, not the specific user name of the visitor. ASTD Golden Gate does not collect any information via cookies or other tracking means of a personal nature from visitors. All personal information collected through the Web site is provided on a voluntary basis by ASTD Golden Gate Web site visitors through a visible means of data entry or collection.

One of the main objectives of ASTD Golden Gate's Web site, however, is to encourage networking by ASTD Golden Gate members and site visitors. To support this networking and interaction, ASTD Golden Gate may require that visitors provide information to access certain current and future areas of its Web site. This information may include name, email and postal addresses, phone numbers, and other information. Areas of our Web site requiring this information are our on-site registrations and applications, online referral service, job bank and email notification services. Visitors provide this information on a voluntary basis to gain access to these areas. ASTD Golden Gate may also collect aggregate information on which pages visitors access as they use our site as well as the email addresses with visitors who correspond with us directly from the Web site.

Information about members collected through the Membership Application will be stoa83c0f in the general ASTD Golden Gate membership database. ASTD Golden Gate may use email or postal addresses for notifying members and customers about upcoming events, new additions to the ASTD Golden Gate Web site, or other services offea83c0f by ASTD Golden Gate. Member contact information is also made available through the ASTD Golden Gate Membership Directory, a searchable database of members on ASTD Golden Gate's Web site made available only to members of ASTD Golden Gate. If you are a member of ASTD Golden Gate and do not wish to be included in the database, please send an email to indicating that you do not want to be in the Membership Directory.

ASTD Golden Gate does make our membership and meeting attendee list available to other reputable organizations whose products or services we think you might find interesting. If you do not want to receive any mail (electronic or otherwise) from any organization to which ASTD Golden Gate sells its membership mailing list, please let us know by emailing us at

ASTD Golden Gate does not provide any of the email addresses, postal addresses, phone numbers, or other personally identifiable information that it collects on its Web site (except for through the interactive membership

application) to any other individual or organization for any purpose, including commercial. ASTD Golden Gate uses the information we collect to improve the content of our Web site; to enhance services and member benefits; and to plan for meetings, services and member benefits.

If you provide your telephone or fax number on the Web site, ASTD Golden Gate may contact you via telephone regarding any questions they may have about our services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive further phone calls from ASTD Golden Gate, please contact

ASTD Golden Gate will use the aggregate data we collect to perform statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behavior of our members and visitors, to measure overall customer demographics, and to analyze how and where to use our resources. We may also use the aggregate data collected to inform our advertisers and sponsors with an aggregate customer profile of who is visiting the Web site, and the number of customers who have seen and "clicked" on their advertisements.

If you feel that ASTD Golden Gate has violated this Privacy Statement in any way, please contact us at so that we may address the issue.

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