The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, Inc.® ("SAAM®")
has created this Privacy Statement to demonstrate its commitment to protecting
your online privacy. We encourage you to read this Privacy Statement which
explains the data collection, storage and usage practices of the SAAMI Web
Non-Personal Information That May Be Collected On The
The following information may be collected and stored automatically from all
visitors accessing the SAAMI Web site:
The Internet domain and Internet Protocol address from
which our site is accessed;
The type of browser and operating system used to access
The date and time our site is accessed;
The Web pages visited by our visitors; and
If visitors link to SAAMI's Web site from a referring Web
site, the address of that Web site.
This information is gathered to create summary statistics which
may be used to track Web site traffic patterns, assess what information is
of most interest to online visitors, determine Web site design specifications
and identify system performance or problem areas. This information is not reported
or used in any manner that would reveal personal information of online visitors.
Personal Information That May Be Collected On The Web
You are welcome to visit SAAMI's Web site and access the public information
contained therein without revealing any personal information. Occasionally,
however, you may send us questions or comments electronically that contain
personal information about yourself. The personally identifiable information
that may be collected by SAAMI's Web site in these circumstances includes
but is not limited to the following: names, postal and e-mail addresses,
telephone and facsimile numbers.
SAAMI's Web site may also collect business information from organizations
that submit questions or comments, some of which could constitute personal
How Personal Information May Be Used
SAAMI's Web site may use personal information to reply to inquiries and requests.
SAAMI's Web site may also store personal information received from online
visitors in a proprietary database, on mailing lists, or both. As a database
or mailing list participant, visitors may periodically receive organization-related
information and news, industry bulletins, promotional materials or other
SAAMI's Web site may also share personal information of online
visitors with affiliated and nonaffiliated organizations. If you subscribe
to certain services or send questions or comments electronically that contain
personal information, SAAMI's Web site may redirect your message to affiliates
who can better process your request or respond to your questions. Additionally,
SAAMI's Web site may share personal, non-credit card account information with
suppliers and other nonaffiliated organizations. These nonaffiliated organizations
may use this information to send you notices about their products or services.
Finally, SAAMI's Web site may release personal information of
online visitors if required by law, or to establish or exercise SAAMI's legal
rights or defend against legal claims.
SAAMI's Web site will not knowingly collect personal data from children under
age 13 without insisting that they seek prior parental consent as required
by applicable law. We will only use or disclose personal data about a child
to respond to a one-time request from a child, to seek consent from a child's
parent/legal guardian, to protect a child, or as otherwise permitted by applicable
Security Of Personal Information
SAAMI's Web site has implemented physical, electronic and procedural safeguards
to protect all personal information collected from visitors online and to
prevent unauthorized access, use and disclosure of this information. Third
parties that have access to personal information of our online visitors are
required to protect this information.
SAAMI's Web site provides visitors with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving
periodic communications. If you no longer want to receive e-mails or promotional
information from SAAMI or do not want to have your personal information disclosed
to nonaffiliated organizations, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org at
any time. Please note it may be impossible for SAAMI to completely delete
or modify information without some residual information remaining in back-ups
or other historical databases we may maintain. We reserve the right to refuse
to remove or modify information if we request proof of authority and none
is provided to us. Please note that we can only modify information in our
records and do not have the ability to modify or remove third-party records.
Currently, SAAMI's Web site does not employ the use of "cookies" to
track, collect or distribute personal information of our visitors.
If you have any comments or questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices
of the SAAMI, or your experiences with SAAMI's Web site, please contact:
Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, Inc.
11 Mile Hill Road
Newtown, Connecticut 06470-2539
Changes In This Privacy Statement
SAAMI reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement at any time. Any
changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this page. We encourage
you to visit this page frequently to stay informed.
EFFECTIVE: November 17, 2009