Collection and Use of Information
We will collect personally identifiable information you provide to us, including but not limited to your name, employer's name, address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address. The Alliance may use and store such information to notify you of official Alliance business, provide a product or service you requested, secure your membership status, evaluate member and prospective member needs and interests, and alert you of the Alliance news, activities, services and benefits. Personally identifiable information will be collected only for the purposes of processing a credit card when ordering a product; submitting registration information for an educational program; and/or completing a membership application. Contact information from inquiries received by the Alliance may be shared with Alliance members to provide a service, satisfy a question or develop a prospective business relationship. This information only will be collected when an inquiry is sent through the Alliance's website.
The Alliance reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics to measure interest in and use of the various areas of its website and inform advertisers of such information, as well as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners, sponsored content, etc. The Alliance will provide only aggregated data from these analyses to third parties.
Registration and Order Forms
To attend events, meetings, conferences and request products, you may be required to fill out a registration or order form and provide personally identifiable information that the Alliance will use to process your registration or order. In addition, your name and information may appear on registration or attendee lists distributed at Alliance events, meetings and conferences to other attendees and third parties.
Online registration and information such as credit card numbers will be secured using a commercially accepted method of encryption. However, though we employ reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information sent over our website, please be aware that no method of electronic transmission is completely infallible, and we cannot guarantee its absolute safety.
Links to Other websites
The Alliance does not market its products or services to children. We do not knowingly collect information from website users less than 18 years of age.
Updating Personal Information
At any time, you may contact the Alliance via the Contact Us section on our website, mail, telephone, fax or email to review, correct or update your personally identifiable information and to opt in or opt out of any service. We will provide opt-in and opt-out opportunities as applicable to the service or product being offered.
European data protection
For residents of the European Union (EU): Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
- Request access to what personal data of yours is stored by the Alliance
- Request correction to or completion of your personal data
- Request erasure of your personal data (also known as "the right to be forgotten")
- Request the restriction or suppression of your personal data
- Request restriction of processing your personal data
- Request data portability, allowing you to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purpose
- Object to the processing of your personal data
- Withdraw your consent
To exercise any of these rights, please contact the Alliance using the Contact Us section on our website.
If you believe the Alliance has not complied with its obligations under the EU GDPR, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection Authority. A list of data protection authorities can be found by clicking here.
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress (Alliance)
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Rosemont, IL 60018-5607
Telephone: (847) 299-9070
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The Alliance's website Rules of Use
To keep the Alliance's website attractive and useful for all users, the Alliance requires all users to adhere to the following rules:
- Respect other visitors to this site. Feel free to express yourself, but do not do anything to injure or harm
others. Users are expected to exercise common sense and courtesy in the comments they leave on this site. Defamatory,
obscene and other offensive communications are not acceptable forms of communication over this site and could lead to
liability for those engaging in such improper communication.
- Do not use the Alliance's website to conduct activities that may be illegal. The Alliance's website may not be
used to encourage anything to do with illegal drugs, gambling, pornography, prostitution, child pornography, robbery,
spreading computer viruses, cracking into private computer forums, software infringement, trafficking in credit card
codes or other crimes.
- Do not use the Alliance's website to defame or disparage any members of the Alliance or any other
- Do not use the Alliance's website to communicate with competitors about prices or terms of service or otherwise
communicate in a way that may provide the basis for an inference that users agreed to take any action relating to
prices, services, production, allocation of markets or any other matter having a market effect. Be sensitive to other
matters that may raise particular antitrust concern, including membership restrictions, codes of ethics, product
standardization and/or certification. The same rules against illegal agreements in restraint of trade that apply at
members' meetings apply to communications on this site.
- Do not upload or distribute files subject to trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights except with the
express consent of the owner of the rights.
- Respect the security of this website. Do not attempt to gain access to areas private to the Alliance or its
- This site may not be used in a manner that violates the bylaws or any other policies, procedures, rules or
regulations of the Alliance.
- Information posted on this site will not be treated as confidential. In fact, because this site's communications
may be downloaded without the knowledge of the sender(s), users should use care when posting or sending
communications. Responses to discussion topics are not to be relied on as professional opinions or advice. The
Alliance may monitor information on the listservs and discussion forums and retains the right to remove posted
messages that it believes are not in the best interests of the Alliance.
- The Alliance reserves the right to modify or change the rules as it determines from time-to-time in the best
interests of the Alliance.
All materials and information posted on the Alliance's website are the property of the Alliance, regardless of whether a copyright notice appears on the screen displaying the information. Users of the Alliance's website may save and use information contained therein only for personal use. No other use, including reproduction, retransmission or editing of the information and materials posted on the Alliance's website may be made without the prior written permission of the Alliance. Permission may be requested by contacting the Alliance's headquarters.
The names, trademarks, service marks and logos of the Alliance may not be used in any manner without the Alliance's prior written consent.
Links to Third-party Sites
Links or pointers on the Alliance's website to other Internet sites are provided as a courtesy only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Alliance of the site, the individual or organization sponsoring the site or any product, service or organization referenced on the site. Linked sites (those sites with an address that does not contain "roofingindustryalliance.net") are not under the control of the Alliance and the Alliance is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or of any link contained within a linked site or for any changes or updates to such sites.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall the Alliance or any of its affiliates or the officers, directors, employees, members or agents of each of them be liable for any damages of any kind, including without limitation any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages regardless of whether they have been advised of the possibility of such damages and on any theory of liability whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the Alliance's website.
The Alliance is providing information and services on this website as a benefit and service in furtherance of the Alliance's nonprofit and tax-exempt status. The Alliance makes no warranty, guarantee or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information posted on the website, and the Alliance assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use or misuse of such information. The Alliance makes no representations about the suitability of this information and these services for any purpose. Unless specifically stated otherwise, the Alliance does not endorse, approve, recommend or certify any information, product, process, service or organization presented or mentioned on the Alliance's website, and information from the website should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The Alliance expressly disclaims any and all liability or responsibility for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages arising out of any individual's use of, reference to, reliance on or inability to use the Alliance's website or the information presented on the site.