Who we are
Our website address is: https://nihl.us.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
Collection of your Personal Information
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the NIHL’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain services provided by the website. These may include (a) registering for an account (b) sending us an email message to wit, we will use your information to, but not limited to, communicating to you to provide the requested services.
The NIHL does not sell, rent or lease it’s members list to third parties. The NIHL may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such an action is necessary to (a) confirm to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on NIHL or the website (b) protect or defend the rights or property of NIHL and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect safety of the users of the NIHL, or the public.
Automatically collected information, information about your computer hardware may be automatically collected by NIHL, this information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website address. This information is used for the operation of the services, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding the use of the NIHL website.
NIHL secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or discloser. the NIHL methods for this purpose:
- SSL Protocol
When personal information is transmitted to this site it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge the (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the internet which are beyond our control and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through t he website cannot be guaranteed.
The NIHL does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
The NIHL welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement or Privacy. Please contact the NIHL at:
Effective as of March 27th, 2021