The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (“NAPC”) values the privacy of our members and the privacy of other visitors and users of this website.

This NAPC Internet Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) explains what types of personal information is collected by this website, how this information is used and, in some instances, how we share that information. By using the NAPC website, you expressly consent to the information handling practices described in this Policy.

As used in this Policy, the term “personal information” means information that identifies you personally, alone or in combination with other information available to us.

Information Collected on NAPC’s Website and How It May be Used

  1. Information Sent to NAPC by Your Browser. NAPC may collect information sent to us automatically by your web browser. This information typically includes the IP address of your internet service provider, the name of your operating system and the name and version of our browser. This information does not identify you personally. We may use this information to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this website, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
  2. Information Collected by Placing a “Cookie” on Your Computer. This website may use “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of this website so that we know which parts of our sites are most popular and we can better serve our membership. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit this website, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the site if your browser rejects our cookies.
  3. Information You Knowingly and Voluntarily Provide. NAPC collects information you knowingly and voluntarily provide when you use this website. Examples of personal information that may be collected include information relating to membership applications, registration processes for NAPC CAMPS or the NAPC Forum, attendance at NAPC CAMPS, publication sign-ups, requests for information, requests for e-mail alerts, job applications, and volunteer applications. In many cases this information will be personal information. We may also contact you regarding feedback and surveys.For example if you provide your e-mail address when you sign up for an e-mail alert, we use your name and e-mail address to deliver the e-mail alert you requested. When you submit a membership application, we use names, e-mail addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers, and other similar personal information to set up the account. We may also use personal information for various business purposes such as customer service, market research, improving our services, and providing you with information we believe may be of interest to you.

Sharing Personal Information and Email Privacy

NAPC does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization without your express consent.

NAPC will not use your personal information for direct marketing purposes without giving you an opportunity to “opt-out”.

NAPC may share your personal information with third parties we hire to perform services for us. These third parties are required to use personal information in a manner consistent with the purpose for which it was originally collected.

In certain limited circumstances, NAPC may share or transfer personal information to unrelated third parties. For example, we may provide personal information to a third party (i) at your request; (ii) to comply with a legal requirement or court order; or (iii) to investigate a possible crime, such as identity theft. In such events we will take appropriate steps to protect your personal information.

Security of Personal Information

NAPC maintains reasonable safeguards to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of your personal information. Although we use security measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized disclosure, misuse or alteration, as is the case with all computer networks linked to the Internet, we cannot guarantee the security of information provided over the Internet and will not be responsible for breaches of security.

Access to Personal Information

You may review, correct or update the personal information that you provide to us in this website by e-mailing us at or by writing to NAPC at National Alliance of Preservation Commissions, 208 E. Plume St., Suite 327, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Retention of Personal Information

NAPC retains the personal information collected on this website as long as necessary to provide the services requested, or as permitted by law.

External Links

This website may include links to external Internet sites. These links are provided as a courtesy and do not imply any endorsement of the activities or contents of these sites. NAPC does not control these Internet sites and is not responsible for their content, security, or privacy practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on web sites you visit before using the site or providing personal information.


NAPC does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13) without requiring parental consent. Any person who provides information to NAPC represents that they are 13 years of age or older.

Special Note to International Users

The NAPC website is hosted in the United States. If you access this website from the European Union or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use and disclosure, please note that you are transferring your data to the United States, which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and other regions.

Questions about this Policy

If you have any questions about this Policy, please contact NAPC by e-mailing us at or by writing to NAPC at National Alliance of Preservation Commissions, 208 E. Plume St., Suite 327, Norfolk, VA 23510.

Changes to this Policy

NAPC reserves the right to update or modify this Policy, at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version of this Policy on our website. If we modify this Policy, the modifications will only apply to the personal information NAPC collects after we have posted the revised Policy on this website.

This Policy was last revised on

[December 9, 2014].