Privacy Policy

Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Northern Illinois Science Educators (NISE) website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register for conferences, etc. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Credit/Debit Card Information
  • [Etc.]

The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order, registering for an event, or applying for grant only for our internal use; We do not share this information with outside parties except where indicated on the application or to the extent necessary to complete an order. For example, we use 3rd parties to process credit cards.

If you attend one of our events, we may be required to provide the name, address, phone number, and other personal information of all event attendees to state agencies and/or other event sponsors in relation to provide attendees with Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs) credits. Additionally, we may use pictures of event attendees on our website or in other ways to promote our organization.

We may share your name and school/district name (work information) with vendors who attend events. We do not share phone number, email address, home address, etc. with vendors.

We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.

Our Commitment To Data Security
When processing credit card information, we use 3rd parties who process the information. They entire credit card process occus on the 3rd party's website. We do not collect or use your credit card information.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows the error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

Photography / Video Release
Attendees that register and/or attend a NISE event, agree to the terms that NISE may use the photograph / video taken at any event sponsored by NISE, without the express written permission of those included within the photograph / video. NISE may use the photograph / video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by NISE including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please Email us at: