1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Our website uses cookies.
    • 1.2. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of namsa.com and our affiliated websites, we ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.
  1. About cookies
    • 2.1. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
    • 2.2. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
    • 2.3. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
    • 2.4. You may review the cookies in use by namsa.com and affiliated websites at any time by viewing site information from your browser. This is typically displayed to the left of www.namsa.com in the address bar of your browser.
  1. Cookies that we use
    • 3.1. We use cookies for the following purposes:
      • 3.1.1. Authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website.
      • 3.1.2. Status – we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website.
      • 3.1.3. Personalization – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalize our website for you.
      • 3.1.4. Security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally.
      • 3.1.5. Advertising – we use cookies to help us to display content that will be relevant to you.
      • 3.1.6. Analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services.
      • 3.1.7. Cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.
      • 3.1.8.The NAMSA cookies you may encounter on our website include, but are not limited to:
        • 3.1.8.1. www.namsa.com (site navigation, security)
        • 3.1.8.2. www2.namsa.com (site navigation, security)
        • 3.1.8.3. namsa.com (site navigation, security)
        • 3.1.8.4. pardot.com (login, authentication and account preferences)
        • 3.1.8.5. pi.partdot.com (login, authentication and account preferences)
        • 3.1.8.6. www.google.com (search)
        • 3.1.8.7. google.com (search)
        • 3.1.8.8. Session (Session tracking)
  1. Cookies used by our service providers
    • 4.1. Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.
    • 4.2. We use WordPress as a Content Management System. This service / software uses cookies for:
      • 4.2.1. Authenticating / performing account related functions.
      • 4.2.2. Storing account preferences for the current user, such as name, language and location.
      • 4.2.3. Collecting information on how users interact with the website (website analytics).
      • 4.2.4. Allowing third parties to embed their cookies for their associative services (YouTube).
      • 4.2.5. The 3rd party cookies you may encounter on our website include, but are not limited to:
        • 4.2.5.1. Google Analytics (Performance and Monitoring)
        • 4.2.5.2. fast.wistia.com (video)
        • 4.2.5.3. Doubleclick.net (use tracking and content interests)
        • 4.2.5.4. Twitter (social media platform)
        • 4.2.5.5. Youtube (video)
  1. Managing cookies
  1. Our details
    • 6.1. This website is owned and operated by North American Science Associates Inc.
    • 6.2. Our contact address is 6750 Wales Rd. Northwood, Ohio, USA 43619
    • 6.3. You can contact us regarding cookies and data security concerns by email: privacy@namsa.com.