Updated May 25, 2018
IABLE is a 501c3 nonprofit organization in the USA dedicated to breastfeeding education and the creation of breastfeeding-knowledgeable health systems and community. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information we collect from trainees, members, and other users of our services and products – all referred to as Clients in this document.
Information We Collect and Receive
Information You Give Us
It is our policy to collect only the minimum amount of personal data to maintain a relationship with our Clients. Depending on the nature of the relationship (trainee, member, subscriber, etc), personal data may include:
First Name, Last Name, Email Address, IBCLC Status, Profession and related information, City, State, Country, Zip code, Shipping Info (when necessary).
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. IThe comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
Embedded Content from Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use Stripe, Shopify, Amazon, PayPal for payment processing. We do not retain any traceable credit card information.
Log Data and Device Information
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Opens, clicks, opt-ins. Inquires via Email and Contact Forms.
Updating and Deleting Your Information
Members can update their information by logging in and visiting the "Edit Your Profile" link in the User Dashboard (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Please contact us if you would like your account deleted.
All of our Newsetters and other Email communications include a link to manage subscriber data or unsubscribe from our electronic communications.
Use/Sharing of Client Information
We do not share Client information with any other organizations.
How We Use Client Data
- To deliver the requested products and services.
- To send emails and other communications. We may use your email, name, and other information to send you notification emails and important Service and Membership reminders.
- As required by applicable law, legal process or regulation. We will disclose Client information if required by law.
- To provide, improve, maintain, and develop our programs and services. We may use aggregated client data to view trends across time to aid our product development.
- For testimonials and success stories. We may use Clients' comments received on feedback on our programs. We will only ever do this with explicit permission from our Clients.
- Disclosure of Personal Information to Third-Party Services. We may disclose client information to third-party services who act as our service providers. For example, our website is hosted at SiteGround, and we use Sendgrid, an email and newsletter service provider, to send email from our website.
Data Storage, Retention, and Security
Your Personal Information is password protected. By using our Services or Site, you authorize us to transfer, store, and use your information in the United States and any other country where we operate.
We take data security very seriously, but no method of transmission over the Internet or of electronic storage, is 100 percent secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We recommend that everyone take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s website at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.
Visiting Our Websites from Outside the United States