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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to NANDA International, Inc. (NANDA-I). This statement discloses the information practices for NANDA International, Inc., including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how that information is used, and with whom the information is shared.

Personal Information

In general, you can visit NANDA International, Inc. on the Internet without telling us who you are and without giving any personal information about yourself. There are times, however, when we may need information from you.
You may choose to give us personal information in a variety of situations. For example, you may give us information, such as your name and address or e-mail address, to correspond with you, or to sign up for our newsletter. We intend to let you know how we will use such information before we collect it from you; if you tell us that you do not want us to use this information to make further contact with you beyond fulfilling your requests, we will respect your wishes. If you give us personal information about somebody else, such as a spouse or work colleague, we will assume that you have their permission to do so.

Using and Sharing Personal Information
The following paragraphs describe in more detail how NANDA International, Inc. may use your personal information and with whom we may share it. One or more of the paragraphs may apply to you. We will not sell your information to third parties.

Fulfilling Your Transaction Request

If you request something from the NANDA International, Inc. website, for example, a product or service, a callback, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share information with others, for instance, suppliers who maintain our inventory and ship our products.

Association Communications

The information you provide to NANDA International, Inc. will also be used by NANDA International, Inc. for purposes of communicating with you about the Association. For example, we may periodically send you email about new products, services or special offers which we think you may find of interest, using the email address you have provided. Following are the categories of Association communication about which we may contact you:
  • Board & Committee Updates
  • Diagnosis Development Updates
  • Events / Conference
  • General News
  • Member News
  • Membership Benefits
  • NANDA-I Foundation and Grants
  • NANDA-I Sponsor Information
  • Nursing Supplier Information
  • Surveys About NANDA-I and Nursing Topics
  • Website Updates
You will have opportunity in each email we send to you, to tell us if you do not wish to receive information about any of the above subjects.

Information Security and Quality

We intend to protect your personal information and to maintain its quality. We implement appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information, to help us to keep your information secure and to maintain its quality.

Cookies and Other Technologies

We sometimes collect non-identifiable information from visits to our website to help us provide better customer service. For example, we keep track of the search engines and websites from which people come to our website, and we also measure visitor activity on the NANDA International, Inc. website – however, we do so in ways that keep the information non-identifiable. NANDA International, Inc. or others on NANDA International, Inc.’s behalf may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better service.
We collect the information we mentioned in the previous paragraphs through the use of various technologies, including one called "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you. Some of NANDA International, Inc.’s pages use cookies, sent by NANDA International, Inc., or other technologies to better serve you when you return to the website. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. In doing so, however, some websites may not work properly.

Links to Non-NANDA International, Inc. Websites

NANDA International, Inc.’s website may contain links to other websites. NANDA International, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other websites.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, NANDA International, Inc. decides to sell, buy, merge. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is NANDA International, Inc.’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.

Privacy Questions and Access
If you have a question about this policy, you can send an email to us at nanda@nanda.org.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 18, 2008.