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Privacy Policy

(link to Terms of USE)

Last modified: October 9, 2020.

You have agreed to be bound by all of the following terms and conditions set forth below and as stated in our Terms of Use, by clicking “I accept” upon entering Production Initiatives Association’s website. 

Production Initiatives Association ("Company", “we” or “us”) respects your concerns about privacy and is committed to protecting your concerns through our compliance with this Privacy Policy (“Policy”).


This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website; (the "Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. All the information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate and you must notify us of any changes to such information. 

This Policy applies to information we collect:

  • On the Website, such as name, address, telephone number, email address, or any username you may use.

  • In email, and other electronic messages between you and the Website, employees of the Company and Website, other members of the Website.

  • Through the Website’s membership, the membership payment services and other interactions on the Website and applications, such as a monthly newsletter. 

  • Through interaction with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services.

  • Through optional surveys, questionnaires, event and meeting bookings RSVP’s and other organizational forms that store data through our Customer Relationship Management source; HubSpot. 


Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use the Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to this Policy. 


Children Under the Age of 13

The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Website, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or username you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of the Website, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, address, billing address, e-mail address, telephone number (“personal information"). 

  • Payment details, such as payment card number, security code, expiration date, cardholder name and billing address.

  • Membership username and password.

Information You Provide to Us  

The information we collect on or through the Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on the Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to become a member of the Website, subscribing to our service, or requesting further services.

  • Records and copies of your correspondence, including email addresses.

  • Details of financial information for payment and transactions you carry out through the Website and for the fulfillment of our services. 

Please note, any users registering for a company to become a member of the Website, will be prompted to provide the name of the individual who is registering for that company. This information will be stored together with the company’s information. Furthermore, the individual will be obligated to have consented to our Terms of Use, as well as our Policy. 

You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of the Website or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although access is limited to certain pages and you may set certain privacy settings for your account information. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies  

As you navigate through and interact with the Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to the Website, including location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.

  • Information about your session, general activity such as events, and timing on the Website. 

  • Information about your computer, email, and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. Information is collected through Google Analytics such as, but not limited to, general demographics information.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information. It helps us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences.

  • Recognize you when you return to the Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to the Website. 

Web Beacons. Pages of the Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics. 


Third-Party Use of Cookies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content and application providers. These third parties may use cookies, alone or in conjunction with web beacons, to collect information about you when you use the Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information about your online activities over time and other online services. 

We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present the Website and its contents to you.

  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.

  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it, such as processing membership application, processing payment information and transactions through a third-party vendor, customer service and answering your requests.

  • To provide you with notices about your account, such as expiration and renewal notices.

  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.

  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on the Website.  


Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide as described in this Policy:

  • To employees of the Company, other members, subsidiaries, and affiliates.

  • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business. These contractors are bound by contractual obligations to keep your information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we have previously agreed to. Our customer relationship management source, HubSpot’s privacy link can be accessed by using the following link here.

  • To lobbyist who are bound by their contractual obligations to keep your information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we have previously agreed to. To see the privacy policy terms from our lobbyists, please use the following link here. 

  • For any other matter, provided we have obtained your consent. 


We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

  • To enforce or apply our Terms of Use linked here. the terms and conditions of the lobbyists we use, and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our members, or others. 


Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information: 

Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party.


If you choose to allow us to share your personal information with third parties, unaffiliated or non-agent third parties you can opt-in by checking the relevant box located on the opt-in portion of the membership agreement. Please note that by not choosing to opt-in, you restrict yourself from the complete services that the Website provides. 

Promotional Offers from the Company.

If you wish to have your email address used by the Company to promote our own or third parties' products or services, you can opt-in by checking the relevant box located on the opt-in portion of the membership agreement.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page. 

You may also send us an email at to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us and we will process this request to the best of our ability. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or might have been copied or stored by other Website users.


California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. California residents may request a list of any personal information provided to third parties in the preceding year for direct-marketing purposes. California residents can contact us by email,, and must attest that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for your response. 


Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. 

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. To help protect yourself, we encourage you to safeguard your Production Initiatives Association’s account, where we have given you, or where you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

Please note that no electronic transmission of information can be entirely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never be defeated or fail, or that those measures will always be sufficient or effective. No electronic transmission over the internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security, and improperly collect, access, steal or modify your information. 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes, revisions and updates we make to our Policy on this page. The date the Policy was last revised is identified at the top of this page. You are responsible for periodically visiting the Website and this Policy to check for any changes. All members shall be notified of all material updates via email through HubSpot.


All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply to all access to and use of the Website thereafter. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of the revised Policy means that you accept and agree to the changes. 


Contact Us

To ask questions, comment or to receive any further information regarding the Policy, please contact us at:


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