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ISM—DALLAS needs to gather and use certain information about individuals.  

These can include customers, suppliers, business contacts, employees and other people the chapter has a relationship with or may need to contact.  This policy describes how this personal data must be collected, handled and stored to meet data protection standards and to comply with the law.  

Why This Policy Exists

The data protection policy ensures ISM—Dallas, Inc. complies with data protection law, follows good practice, protects the rights of staff, customers and partners, is transparent about how it stores and processes individuals data, protects itself from the risks of a data breach. The Data Protection Act 1998 describes how organizations-including ISM—Dallas, Inc. must collect, handle and store presonal information.

This policy applies to chapter officers, staff, contractors, suppliers and others working on behalf of ISM—Dallas, Inc.

General Guidelines

The only people able to access data covered by this policy should be those who need it for their work. Data should not be shared informally. Chapter officers should keep all data secure, by taking sensible precautions and following the guidelines below;

Strong passwords must be used; personal data should not be disclosed, data should be regularly reviewed and updated.

Many of our ISM Members do not show an email address on their records. The chapter uses this information to send current updates about the chapter to their members.  This gives them upcoming events, webinars, happy hours, etc.  

As you can see from above  that personal information is not shared or used for any other purpose than to keep you informed as a member. If you are not receiving information from ISM Global or ISM—Dallas, consider contacting us to update your records.