Privacy policy

The fol­low­ing out­lines our State­ment on Pri­vacy gov­ern­ing the use of this web site.

We can be reached via e-mail at or by tele­phone at +1 202 938 3400

Our mailing address is:

P.O. Box 7251
Silver Spring, MD 20907

We are the sole own­ers of the infor­ma­tion col­lected on this site. We only have access to/collect infor­ma­tion that you vol­un­tar­ily give us via email or other direct con­tact from you. We will not sell or rent this infor­ma­tion to any­one.

We will use your infor­ma­tion to respond to you, regard­ing the rea­son you con­tacted us. We will not share your infor­ma­tion with any third party out­side of our orga­ni­za­tion, other than as nec­es­sary to ful­fill your request, e.g. to ship an order. Unless you ask us not to, we may con­tact you via email in the future to tell you about spe­cials, new prod­ucts or ser­vices, or changes to this pri­vacy pol­icy.

For each vis­i­tor to our Web page, our Web server auto­mat­i­cally rec­og­nizes the consumer’s domain name and e-mail address (where pos­si­ble).
We col­lect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of unreg­is­tered vis­i­tors to our Web page, the domain name and e-mail address of reg­is­tered vis­i­tors to our Web page (where nec­es­sary for a trans­ac­tion), the e-mail addresses of those who post mes­sages to our bul­letin board, the e-mail addresses of those who com­mu­ni­cate with us via e-mail or video­ con­fer­ence or blog, the e-mail addresses of those who make post­ings to our chat areas, aggre­gate infor­ma­tion on what pages con­sumers access or visit, user-specific infor­ma­tion on what pages con­sumers access or visit, infor­ma­tion vol­un­teered by the con­sumer, such as sur­vey infor­ma­tion and/or site reg­is­tra­tions, name and address, tele­phone num­ber, fax num­ber, pay­ment infor­ma­tion (e.g., credit card num­ber and billing address).

The infor­ma­tion we col­lect is used for inter­nal trans­ac­tions only. It is used to process trans­ac­tions and improve the con­tent of our Web page, used to cus­tomize the con­tent and/or lay­out of our page for each indi­vid­ual vis­i­tor, used to notify con­sumers about updates to our prod­uct offer­ings and the Web site, and is used by us to con­tact con­sumers for mar­ket­ing pur­poses.

With respect to cook­ies: We use “cook­ies”. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and iden­tify repeat vis­i­tors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to iden­tify you, you would not have to log in a pass­word more than once, thereby sav­ing time while on our site. Cook­ies can also enable us to track and tar­get the inter­ests of our users to enhance the expe­ri­ence on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any per­son­ally iden­ti­fi­able infor­ma­tion on our site.We use cook­ies to store vis­i­tors pref­er­ences, record ses­sion infor­ma­tion, such as items that con­sumers pre­fer, alert vis­i­tors to new areas that we think might be of inter­est to them when they return to our site, record past activ­ity at a site in order to pro­vide bet­ter ser­vice when vis­i­tors return to our site , cus­tomize Web page con­tent based on vis­i­tors’ browser type or other infor­ma­tion that the vis­i­tor sends.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by writ­ing to us at the above address.

We do not share our cus­tomer lists with other orga­ni­za­tions for mar­ket­ing pur­poses. How­ever, we shall com­ply with any requests for trans­ac­tion records as part of a legal or crim­i­nal pro­ceed­ing from a court of com­pe­tent juris­dic­tion, or a legit­i­mate law enforce­ment enquiry.

If you sup­ply us with your postal address on-line you may receive peri­odic mail­ings from us with infor­ma­tion on new prod­ucts and ser­vices or upcom­ing events. If you do not wish to receive such mail­ings, please let us know by writ­ing to us at the above address.

Per­sons who sup­ply us with their tele­phone num­bers on-line may receive tele­phone con­tact from us with infor­ma­tion regard­ing orders they have placed on-line. Per­sons who sup­ply us with their tele­phone num­bers on-line may receive tele­phone con­tact from us with infor­ma­tion regard­ing new prod­ucts and ser­vices or upcom­ing events. If you do not wish to receive such tele­phone calls, please let us know by writ­ing to us at the above address.

On occa­sion, we may share aggre­gated demo­graphic infor­ma­tion with our part­ners and adver­tis­ers. This is not linked to any per­sonal infor­ma­tion that can iden­tify any indi­vid­ual per­son. In the event that we need to ship prod­ucts to a client, we use an out­side ship­ping com­pany to ship orders, and a credit card pro­cess­ing com­pany to bill users for goods and ser­vices. These com­pa­nies do not retain, share, store or use per­son­ally iden­ti­fi­able infor­ma­tion for any sec­ondary pur­poses beyond fill­ing your order.

We may part­ner with another party on occa­sion to pro­vide spe­cific ser­vices. When the user signs up for these ser­vices, we will share names, or other con­tact infor­ma­tion that is nec­es­sary for the third party to pro­vide these ser­vices. These par­ties are not allowed to use per­son­ally iden­ti­fi­able infor­ma­tion except for the pur­pose of pro­vid­ing these ser­vices.


With respect to Ad Servers: To try and bring you offers that are of inter­est to you, we have rela­tion­ships with other com­pa­nies that we allow to place ads on our Web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server com­pa­nies may col­lect infor­ma­tion such as your domain type, your IP address and click­stream infor­ma­tion. No defin­i­tive per­sonal infor­ma­tion of any sort is pro­vided to ad server com­pa­nies. Some of our busi­ness part­ners may use cook­ies on our site (for exam­ple, adver­tis­ers). How­ever, we have no access to or con­trol over these cook­ies. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­sult the pri­vacy poli­cies of: http://www.google.com, and other named con­tent providers on the IDMANN Institute site.

This web site con­tains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not respon­si­ble for the con­tent or pri­vacy prac­tices of such other sites. We encour­age our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the pri­vacy state­ments of any other site that col­lects per­son­ally iden­ti­fi­able infor­ma­tion.

From time to time, we may use cus­tomer infor­ma­tion for new, unan­tic­i­pated uses not pre­vi­ously dis­closed in our pri­vacy notice. If our infor­ma­tion prac­tices change at some time in the future we will post the pol­icy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and pro­vide you with the abil­ity to opt out of these new uses. If you are con­cerned about how your infor­ma­tion is used, you should check back at our Web site peri­od­i­cally.

Cus­tomers may pre­vent their infor­ma­tion from being used for pur­poses other than those for which it was orig­i­nally col­lected by writ­ing to us at the above address. Upon request we pro­vide site vis­i­tors with access to a descrip­tion of infor­ma­tion that we main­tain about them. Con­sumers can access this infor­ma­tion by writ­ing to us at the above address.

Upon request we offer vis­i­tors the abil­ity to have inac­cu­ra­cies cor­rected in con­tact infor­ma­tion, finan­cial infor­ma­tion, unique iden­ti­fiers, etc. Con­sumers can have this infor­ma­tion cor­rected by writ­ing to us at the above address.

With respect to secu­rity: We shall main­tain secu­rity mea­sures in place in our phys­i­cal facil­i­ties and on our online servers to pro­tect against the loss, mis­use or alter­ation of infor­ma­tion that we have col­lected from you at our site. Where an unan­tic­i­pated loss breach of secu­rity occurs, we shall endeavor to rec­tify the sit­u­a­tion expe­di­tiously and notify those whose infor­ma­tion may have been so impacted. If you feel that this site is not fol­low­ing its stated infor­ma­tion pol­icy, you may con­tact us at the above addresses or phone num­ber. Thank you for vis­it­ing the IDMANN web site.