General Website Privacy
The Monitoring Association (TMA) respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its Web site. We strongly believe that members and web visitors must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately
We will always be transparent with you about the information we collect, what we do with it, with whom we share it and who you should contact if you have any concerns.
You can use the TMA website without disclosing your identity. Details of the information that we gather as standard when you access the websites is described below. If you register for any of our services or contact us via forms, there will be detailed information about how your data is processed in connection to your registration.
Identity and contact details of the controller and data protection officer
The Monitoring Association (TMA), as controller of personal data, is responsible for the processing of personal data that relate to you under applicable data protection laws and regulations.
If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact TMA’s data protection officer at email@example.com or by mail or phone at:
Bryan L. Ginn
The Monitoring Association
7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 510, McLean, VA 22102
703-626-4670 X 19
What categories of personal data will TMA process, for which purpose, and based on what legal basis?
When you access any TMA website, your web browser is technically configured to automatically transmit the following data (“log data”) to Google Analytics, which we then analyze via analytics.google.com:
- Time of visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the webpages
- Referring site details (such as the URI a user came through to arrive at this site)
- Type of web browser
- Type of operating system (OS)
- Network location and IP address.
- document downloads
- clicks on links leading to external websites
- errors when users fill out forms
- clicks on videos
- scroll depth
- interactions with site-specific widgets.
This is exclusively information which does not allow you to be identified. This information is necessary for technical purposes in order to correctly deliver the content requested by you and its collection is an unavoidable aspect of using websites. The log data is analyzed purely for statistical purposes in order to improve our website and its underlying functionality. TMA will process your personal data based on the legal basis legitimate interest. TMA’s legitimate interests include the interest to manage its websites according to fair business practices and to maintain availability and functionality of the websites.
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. With the information contained in cookies, we can simplify navigation and facilitate the correct display of our websites.
Each website has its own cookies statement where you as a user can see the exact cookies usage for that specific site.
Forwarding of data to third parties
We work with a range of different service providers to deliver TMA web site experience. TMA will secure that appropriate safeguards are in place which provide adequate levels of protection of your personal data as required by applicable data protection laws.
Links to other websites
Our websites may contain links to other websites. We have no influence on the compliance or non-compliance of the operators of these sites with the data protection provisions.
For how long will TMA keep your personal data?
TMA will keep your personal data as long as required to fulfill the purposes for which the personal data was collected.
Your data protection rights
You have the right to request from TMA information about the personal data processed about TMA and access to such personal data. You also have a right to request rectification of your personal data if this is incorrect and request erasure of your personal data. Further, you have a right to request restriction of the processing of your personal data meaning that you request TMA to limit its processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. There is also a right for you to object to the processing based on legitimate interest or processing for direct marketing. You have as well the right to data portability (transfer of your personal data to another controller) if TMA’s processing of your personal data is based on consent or contractual obligation and is automated.
You also have the right to lodge any complaints you may have regarding TMA’s processing of your personal data to a supervisory authority.
Why Join TMA
When your company joins TMA, you become part of the association that promotes and defends the interests of the monitoring industry, through its work in government relations, regulatory advocacy, and standards development.
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