1. NBPAS Commitment to Privacy
2. Collection and Storage of Personal Data
We collect personal data for multiple reasons and in order to provide you with necessary application and diplomate-related services. These services include correspondence, application processing, credential verification, and detailed service provisions. We are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for these purposes.
3. Information Collected
When you submit a new or renewal application, you will be asked to submit certain information including: name, addresses, email address, phone numbers, birthdate, gender, education, licensure information, NPI number, board certifications, CME documentation, and other demographic information. We use this information to collect and process your application.
4. Information Usage
NBPAS will process (collect, store and use) your information to provide services on our website, and other communications. We will endeavor to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. Once collected, we may use your personal information to:
- Process, fulfill, and follow up on your applications
- Deliver NBPAS services such as newsletters, publications, or webinars
- Provide access to Diplomate-only website content
- Answer your emails or on-line requests
- Send information you requested and verify your current information
- Send and process surveys
- Alert you to important news or events
- Invite you to apply for or renew your certification
- Notify you about new products/services, special offers, and other related information from NBPAS, and approved third parties
- Ensure NBPAS sites and services are relevant to your needs
Members may contact NBPAS at email@example.com at any time to change, add, or remove personal contact information.
5. Information Sharing
Information provided by you or related to your membership and purchases is maintained in association with your membership or profile account.
NBPAS occasionally engages other companies to provide limited services on behalf of diplomates including, but not limited to, processing payment card transactions, mailing and delivering certificates, email distribution, website and systems hosting, and data storage. We only provide those companies with access to information as is required to deliver the service provided.
6. Disclosure to Third Parties
NBPAS does not share personal information with unaffiliated third parties.
7. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
If you correspond with us by email, the postal service, or other form of communication, we may retain such correspondence and the information contained within and use it to respond to your inquiry; to notify you of products or services, publications, or to keep a record of your correspondence, assistance request, etc. Users may opt out of receiving certain communications by following the unsubscribe process described in an email communication, or by contacting our office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. Access to Your Information
We welcome you to contact us regarding the information we have collected about you, including to verify the nature and accuracy of the data collected, to request a modification or deletion of your information, to opt out of certain services, or to withdraw any consent you may have granted. Please note that if you choose to delete your information or opt out of the collection and use of your information, certain features may no longer be available to you.
10. Payment Information
We may collect and securely store information related to purchases, if you choose to purchase goods and services from us. You may provide certain information to complete payments, including your credit or debit card number, card expiration date, CVV code, and billing address (collectively, “Payment Information”), along with your name and billing, and shipping address, to complete payment transactions. Credit card information received via fax, phone, or mail is entered into a secure system and then deleted and destroyed.
11. How to Opt Out of Email
If you do not want to receive emails from NBPAS in the future, please send a request via email to email@example.com or you can unsubscribe directly using a link at the bottom of NBPAS emails.
13. Contact Us
We welcome your comments about this policy, NBPAS, and your experience with our services. Please reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Last updated 09/01/2022)