Last updated: May 21, 2018

The International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. The following Privacy Policy explains what information we collect, why we collect it, how we use that information, and how to access and update information.

IAOM reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time and encourage you to review it frequently. The “Last Updated” notation above indicates when this Policy was last changed. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or an announcement on the Web site.

What Data Does IAOM Collect and Why We Collect It?
Most data IAOM collects are used only to help us better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide.

From General Users.
IAOM collects information from users browsing its website through Google Analytics, a service which collects information anonymously and reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. Only aggregate data — such as the number of hits per page or general user information — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

Google Analytics uses its own cookie to track visitor interactions. To learn more about the information collected by Google Analytics, please visit

From IAOM’s Members, Prospective Members, Meeting Registrants, and Other Customers. In addition to the information collected from general users, to gain access to members-only resources, event registration, and IAOM’s online store, members and other users are asked to register and provide limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. IAOM asks users to provide their name, title, organization name, work and home address, and e-mail. Additional information may be requested but is not required. Similar information may be submitted to IAOM through membership applications, conference or district/region meeting registrations, publication orders, subscriptions, and course registrations. Additionally, for some e-mails sent in HTML format by IAOM to its members through its electronic newsletters, we will collect specific information regarding what the recipient does with that email, such as whether a recipient subsequently clicks through to links provided in the message.

How Does IAOM Use Cookies?
Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a User’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (“per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). IAOM uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, determine appropriate solicitations, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about Users over the Internet or to analyze any information that Users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. When a user registers, the system will check if the user approves of the attachment of a cookie. Users may instruct their Internet browsers to opt out of accepting a “persistent” cookie and rather accept only a “per-session” cookie but will need to login each time they visit the site to enjoy the full benefits. If the user declines the attachment of any cookie, the user may not have access to the full benefits of the website. Registration enables the site to better determine users’ interests and provide the most relevant information.

You may refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings on your internet browser (for example Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox). For further information about how to refuse cookies, please refer to your browser ‘Help’ section or see

Please note, that if you delete your cookies we will not automatically recognize that you have agreed to our Privacy Policy and will ask for confirmation each time you visit our site.

How Does IAOM Use Other Data Collected?
Generally, IAOM uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop and market products, programs, and services. IAOM uses the information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers to inform users regarding Association news, products and events. User information is not sold; but attendee contact information may be distributed electronically to exhibiting and sponsoring companies. Attendees have the ability to opt-in to such distribution lists when registering for events.

Disclosures to Third Parties. IAOM makes member contact information available through the IAOM Membership Directory to members logged into the Members’ only pages of its website. On occasion, IAOM may also provide limited data to third parties, or use third parties to provide services to IAOM, such as membership surveys  or weekly e-newsbriefs, however the third parties will not contact members outside of IAOM activities. IAOM does not sell nor provide data to third parties for marketing purposes but may send information on behalf of select third parties to members, conference registrants, or potential attendees.

Consent to Use Personal Information. IAOM and its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the User when registering for this website to perform contractual duties on transactions. IAOM may send such data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) for processing. If you reside in the EEA, and do not agree to our use of your personal information in line with this Policy you may access the public areas of the website but not the members or commerce sections of the website. In addition, the profile information users supply when registering for the website to allow IAOM (or its designated agents) to use the information to send the User unsolicited advertisements, promotions, and solicitations for third parties’ products and services.

Updates and access to information
Users may view or update their online profile information upon logging in their account. Users also may opt-out of the member directory list online, or by contacting IAOM at or +1-913-338-3377. Users residing in European Union countries must opt-in to receive emails from IAOM. Users may also request additional information on file or may request IAOM to delete their information and record.

IAOM contacts may choose not to receive electronic newsletter or promotional materials from IAOM, however IAOM members who chose not to receive electronic communications will continue to receive limited member related communications, such as membership dues and billing information via email.

Credit Card Account Information. IAOM does not disclose credit card account information provided by its members and customers. When members and customers choose to pay using their credit cards, IAOM submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate clearinghouse, such as More information on security is available at

What Privacy Issues Arise Regarding Links to Other Sites?
This website contains links to other websites. IAOM has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

What Redress Options Are Available?
If any User suspects IAOM has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact IAOM via email, by calling +1-913-338-3377, or contacting IAOM at 12351 W. 96th Terrace, Suite 100, Lenexa, KS 66215, USA.