Privacy Policy

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This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for RINA’s website, www.rina.comThis online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

What information do we collect?

RINA is the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletters, alerts, respond to a survey, fill out a contact form, register for an event or submit resumes. When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, title, company name, e-mail address, mailing address and/or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used to send periodic emails, register you for events, add you to our newsletter mailing lists, send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name, email and address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level, industry type). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of our services or to gather information for measuring key performance indicators in a variety of industry sectors.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or publications, you can do one of the following:

  • Click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email;
  • Contact us via email at;
  • Contact us by phone at 800-746-2272.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter and submit your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.)

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We may only release your information to third parties when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, when explicitly requested by you as a visitor to our site, to deliver requested publications or information and when required to register for events, roundtables or conferences hosted by a third party.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include links to third party websites. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.


While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted via the online portal, we also protect your information offline. As certified public accountants, we are required by our code of ethics (AICPA Rule 301) and by state regulation (Rule 54) to maintain the confidentiality of information obtained from and regarding our clients. Only RINA personnel are provided access to personally identifiable information and these employees have agreed to ensure confidentiality of this information and to adhere to RINA’s network security policy.

Social Media

If you are a member of a social media site(s) that RINA is also a member of, you should be aware that the profile you created, which may include personal information, (such as your gender, age, occupation, and place of work) may be accessed and viewed by other members of that social media site, including (and certainly not limited to) other RINA clients.  As such these communications should be courteous, professional and should not expose your personal information unnecessarily. RINA participates in these social media sites for the purpose of promoting discussion and fostering knowledge about RINA. These social media sites are provided by third party vendors, and while we participate in these social media venues we do not have any control and cannot be held responsible for their content.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 04/26/12

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.