Privacy Policy

New Jersey Business (NJB) magazine respects the privacy of its New Jersey Business & Industry (NJBIA) members and other visitors to its Web site. NJB and NJBIA strongly believe that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, members and other online visitors must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, we have implemented the following policy.

What Information Does NJB Collect?

It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by email or a special announcement placed on the Web site.

From General Users.

NJB does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

From NJB visitors and customers.

To gain access to our shopping cart system on customers are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. NJB asks users to provide their name, organization name, business phone, and email. Additionally, for some emails sent in HTML format by NJB for its electronic publications, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email. For those emails, NJB will monitor whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message. Other information collected through this tracking feature includes: email address of a user, the date and time of the user’s “click,” a message number, name of the list from which the message was sent, tracking URL number and destination page. NJB only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner.

How Does NJB Use Data Collected?

NJB uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:

NJB Products.

Generally, NJB uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

Disclosures to Third Parties.

We do not sell personal identification information to third parties.

Consent to Use Personal Information.

NJB or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the User when registering for this Web site.

Credit Card Account Information.

NJB does not disclose credit card account information provided by its customers. When customers choose to pay using their credit cards, NJB submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse.

How Does NJB Use Cookies?

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a User’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (“per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). NJB uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, determine appropriate solicitations, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about Users over the Internet or to analyze any information that Users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. When a User registers, the system will ask whether the User approves of the attachment of a cookie. Users may instruct their Internet browsers to opt out of accepting a “persistent” cookie and rather accept only a “per-session” cookie, but will need to login each time they visit the site to enjoy the full benefits. If the User declines the attachment of any cookie, the User may not have access to the full benefits of the website. Registration enables the site to better determine customers’ interest areas and provide the most relevant information.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?

This Web site contains links to other web sites. NJB has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

What Means Of Redress Are Available?

If any User suspects NJB has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by emailing to [email protected] or by calling 973-882-5004.