COAA was founded in 1994 to serve the interests of construction project owners. COAA is comprised of a diverse group of men and women representing construction project owners throughout America.

Privacy Policy

Construction Owners Association of America is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Construction Owners Association of America Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Construction Owners Association of America website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Construction Owners Association of America collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Construction Owners Association of America also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.  Construction Owners Association of America also collects personally identifiable information regarding conference attendees.
 
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Construction Owners Association of America. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Construction Owners Association of America for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Construction Owners Association of America Web site.
 
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Construction Owners Association of America public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Construction Owners Association of America does not read any of your private online communications.
 
Construction Owners Association of America encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Construction Owners Association of America so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Construction Owners Association of America is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Construction Owners Association of America and Construction Owners Association of America family of Web sites.
 
BY ACCESSING OR USING CONSTRUCTION OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA’S WEB SITE, SERVICES OR ATTENDING A CONSTRUCTION OWNERS ASSOCATION OF AMERICA EVENT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND CONSENT TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND TO THE USES AND DISCLOSURES OF COLLECTED INFORMATION ABOUT YOU THAT ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Use of your Personal Information

Construction Owners Association of America collects and uses your personal information to operate the Construction Owners Association of America Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Construction Owners Association of America also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Construction Owners Association of America and its affiliates. Construction Owners Association of America may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
 
Construction Owners Association of America does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties unless otherwise noted in this Privacy Policy. Construction Owners Association of America may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Construction Owners Association of America may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Construction Owners Association of America, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
 
Construction Owners Association of America does release a list of conference attendees to other conference attendees and sponsors of the same Owners Leadership Conference at the chapter or national level for networking and marketing purposes.  If you do not wish your contact information to be shared, you can opt out of having your contact information shared at the time that you register for the conference.  
 
Construction Owners Association of America does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
 
Construction Owners Association of America keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Construction Owners Association of America, in order to determine what Construction Owners Association of America services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Construction Owners Association of America to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
 
Construction Owners Association of America Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Construction Owners Association of America or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Construction Owners Association of America; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Construction Owners Association of America, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Construction Owners Association of America Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer or other devise by which you access the Construction Owners Association of America Web site by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer or other device. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
 
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Construction Owners Association of America pages, or register with Construction Owners Association of America site or services, a cookie helps Construction Owners Association of America to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Construction Owners Association of America Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Construction Owners Association of America features that you customized.
 
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Construction Owners Association of America services or Web sites you visit or cause some features of the Web sites you visit to function improperly or slower than normal.

Children’s Online Privacy Information

These Web sites are not intended for use by children under the age of 13.  We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 although certain third party sites that we link to may collect information.  These third-party sites have their own terms of use and privacy policies and we encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce the Construction Owners Association of America’s Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide any personal information on our Web sites without their permission.
 
In accordance with the provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Act, in the even that  we do inadvertently begin collecting any personal information or data from children under the age of 13, we will notify parents first, and will seek parental or guardian consent to collect, use and/or disclose certain personal information from children under the age of 13.  A parent may review and have deleted their child’s personal information, and may refuse to permit further collection of use of their child’s information by contacting us as noted at the end of this Privacy Policy.  Parents may consent to our collection and use of their child’s personal information without consenting to the disclosure of that information to others.

Security of your Personal Information

Construction Owners Association of America secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Construction Owners Association of America secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Construction Owners Association of America will occasionally update its Privacy Policy to reflect company and customer feedback, but the Construction Owners Association of America will not individually notify you of any such updates to the Privacy Policy. As such, Owners Association of America encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed of how Construction Owners Association of America is protecting your information.

Opting Out or Changing Personal Information

To opt out of any of the Privacy Policies listed here, contact Construction Owners Association of America using the Contact Information listed below. 

Contact Information

Construction Owners Association of America welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Construction Owners Association of America has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Construction Owners Association of America at coaa@coaa.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.