Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting ISM-OC’S Website. We respect the privacy of our members and visitors to our Website. This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect from our members and visitors, how we collect it, and what we do with it. This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time by means of a notice posted on this Website.

The Information We Collect and How We Use It

General Website Usage Information
We gather, for internal purposes and in aggregate form only, some general information about the use of our Website. We use web server logs and industry-standard website statistics software to, for example, monitor the number and geographical sources of visits to the site and to count “hits” on particular pages on the site. The information helps us improve the design and utility of our Website for the benefit of our users.

This Website uses cookies, which are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer, to operate our online shopping cart. Cookies reduce the time required for you to submit purchase requests, and do not pose a threat to your computer, browser, or software.

Use of Your Personal Information

Your Personal Information
In general, when you visit our Website and access information, you remain anonymous. We do not require you to register or provide personal information to us to view our Website. We may use your information to suggest other ISM members reach out to you for networking or mentorship. Corporate sponsors of meetings and events may also reach out to you as part of the benefit for subsidizing our event and educational costs. We work to make sure you can unsubscribe from any unsolicited contact, and you have no obligation to accept a networking or mentoring introduction.

Email Addresses and Telephone Numbers
In order to serve you well and expeditiously, ISM-OC asks for the email address and telephone numbers of its members and those visitors who purchase services or products from ISM-OC.

We use email addresses and/ or telephone numbers to confirm an individual order or to contact a customer about a problem with an order. We also use our members’ email addresses as described below under “ISM-OC Members.”

Social Media
We sometimes identify Supply Chain Professionals through Social Media and through educational materials and services we provide. We often invite these professionals to join our meetings or consider our educational services and professional certifications.

Credit Card Information
We obviously must request your credit card information if you wish to use a credit card to pay for ISM-OC’s dinner meetings, seminars, special events, or membership dues. We use the information for the purpose you authorize and nothing more. Your credit card information is revealed only on a need-to-know basis to complete your requested transaction. See “Security” below for information about the security of credit card information provided to us online.

Online credit card payments through this site are made via the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). SSL encryption (scrambling) is used to insure the security of your online transactions.

ISM-OC Members

ISM-OC and its membership do not tolerate spam. Sending unsolicited emails or print mail advertising products and services to ISM-OC members without their express consent is NOT AUTHORIZED except where such products and/or services are specifically endorsed or approved in writing by the Board of Directors of ISM-OC. Any such unauthorized and illegal use may result in termination of Membership privileges. Appropriate legal action will be taken by ISM-OC for any such illegal or unauthorized use .

To report spam from other members of ISM-OC, please contact the ISM-OC office via e-mail at

We use emails for important communications to our members about ISM-OC activities, meetings, and products that may be of interest to them, including messages from our President and Committee Chairs.

If you do not wish to receive promotional email messages about ISM-OC activities, meetings, or products, we shall be happy to honor your request. Just send an “unsubscribe” message to us at any time. You may be subscribed to multiple lists, so you may have to “unsubscribe” from each one separately. Once you unsubscribe from a list, you will not be added unless you specifically request as an ISM-OC member.  If your membership lapses, we may reach out to you to understand why you let your membership lapse and to invite you to events or invite you to reconnect.

Partner Organizations
On a selective basis, personally identifiable information is made available to carefully screened organizations whose products and services we think you will find of interest. You have the right to opt out of these mailings and our sharing of your information.

This Website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that ISM-OC is not responsible for the content of those third-party sites or for their privacy policies and practices.

Communicating With Us About This Policy

Questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, and opt-out requests, may be communicated to us by email to

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Updated February 2017