Chapter Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement


The web site (the “Site”) is produced by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Hudson Valley Chapter (ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter). All use of the Site is subject to the Terms and Conditions set forth below. By entering and using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understood such Terms and Conditions and that you agree to abide by them. Also, you agree that ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter may use information that you supply to it in any manner consistent with the Privacy Policy set forth herein.

Section 1. Disclaimer

The Site may include or provide links to other web sites on the Internet. These other web sites may provide opinions, recommendations, or other information from various individuals, sponsors, organizations or companies. In providing such links, ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter does not investigate the content of such information. ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter does not endorse, guarantee, warrant, or recommend the accuracy of such information or necessarily subscribe to any such opinions or recommendations. Further, to the extent that you make use of any link to any other web site on the internet, the disclosure, reproduction, sale or distribution of information contained thereon may be prohibited. Links to other web sites are provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide professional advice of any kind. Except for ISACA chapters that may maintain links on this site and the IT Governance Institute, ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter neither sponsors nor is affiliated with any other web site to which this web site links.

Section 2. Advertisements

The Site may contain links to third party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement or recommendation by ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter of the content on such third-party web sites or as an indication of any affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement of or by such third party web sites. ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the privacy practices of, or the content or accuracy of materials on, such third-party web sites. If you decide to access linked third-party web sites, you do so at your own risk. Your use of third-party web sites is subject to the terms of use for such sites. The site may also contain from time to time advertisements by third parties. ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter may receive royalties or fees from such advertisers. ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter does not endorse, guarantee, warrant, or recommend any products or services contained in advertisements.

Section 3. Hold Harmless and Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your use of the Site in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate these conditions. By entering the site you hereby expressly agree that ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter, and its officers, directors, agents and employees, shall not be liable to you for any damages, claims, demands or causes of action, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive, as a result of your use of the site or any information you obtain on it or any other interaction with ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter. In doing so, you agree that you are waiving voluntarily and unequivocally any liability of ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter.

Section 4. Privacy Use of Personally Identifiable Information

We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We will collect no personal information about you when you visit our web site unless you chose to provide that information to us. We will not forward your information to any other party without your specific consent (except as may be required by law, such as a court-ordered subpoena, search warrant, or other court order; or required by exigent circumstances). We will only use the information you give us for the purpose for which it was collected. Please be aware of this risk when providing information via unencrypted channels. As with any Internet transmission that is not encrypted, the risk of disclosure to unintended third parties exists.

ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior (on an aggregate basis) in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Site. ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter may permit third parties to offer subscription and/or registration-based services through the Site. In this event, ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties and users should check the applicable privacy policy of such party before providing personally identifiable information.

ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter may store some online registration data for some events. This information will only be used to facilitate registration for the particular local event.

Section 5. Cookie Technology

ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter does not collect non-personal identification information through the use of “cookie” technology and/or Internet Protocol (“IP”) address tracking. Cookies are small text files a web site can place on a user’s computer which are used to recognize repeat users and facilitate the user’s ongoing access to and use of the site. Non-personal identification information might include the browser used by the user, the type of computer, the operating systems, the Internet service providers and other similar information. ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter cannot control the use of cookies by advertisers or third parties. Users should consult the policies such sites maintain regarding the use of cookies or similar technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies. You can set yours to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

Section 6. Links to other Sites

Users may find advertising or other content on the Site that enable linking to the sites of ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter advertisers, sponsors and other third parties. These third-party sites may have their own privacy policies or no policy at all. The ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter Privacy Policy does not apply to such other sites. ISACA-Hudson Valley Chapter has no control over the content displayed on such sites, nor over the measures, if any, that are taken by such sites to protect the privacy of user information.

Section 7. General

If any clause or provision set forth above is determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under present or future law, then, in that event the clause or provision so determined to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable shall be severable without affecting the enforceability of all remaining clauses or provisions.