Privacy Policy

SEDL has established a privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and protection of all persons who visit SEDL Web sites. SEDL will not disclose your identity or personal information to third parties except when following your instructions (e.g. when you request information from an entity, we pass your name and e-mail address to the entity so that they can reply to you).

SEDL's databases are accessible only by SEDL staff who have entered into and are bound by a confidentiality and nondisclosure agreement with SEDL. Please contact the SEDL Web Administrator at if you have any questions about our policies.

What We Collect and Where
SEDL Web sites use different forms that our visitors can use to request information about events, products, and services. From these forms, we collect the following visitor information:

  • Visitor's contact information
  • Unique identifiers
  • IP addresses

Contact Information
We use visitor contact information to send information about our company to visitors and to get in touch with them when necessary. We also us the information we collect to improve the content of our Web sites. Visitors are given the option to subscribe to SEDL content in certain areas of our sites, but subscription is not required to access SEDL resources. A visitor who wishes to opt out of receiving future SEDL mailings may do so by visiting SEDL's unsubscribe page.

IP Addresses
We use the visitors' unique network addresses (IP Address) to help diagnose problems with our servers, if necessary, and to administer our Web sites. We gather this information for internal use only and will not authorize the release of this information to anyone outside SEDL.

SEDL Web sites occasionally use "cookies" that are saved to your Web browser during visits to areas of the sites. These cookies are used only to enhance and personalize your experience on the site and to reduce redundant data entry on your part. We also use cookies to:

  • Help us recognize visitors as unique visitors when they return to our Web sites.
  • Allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interest.
  • Compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site to help us improve the structure of our Web site.