NIULPE, INC. its Officers, Board of Directors and/or its agents and representatives understand the importance of privacy to our examination applicants and certificate holders. Our policy is to treat what we learn about our examination applicants and certificate holders as confidential. For example, we will not give or sell confidential or Personal Information about our applicants and certificate holders to any third party not affiliated to this organization, except as required by law or as necessary to provide NIULPE Inc. required services, "Certification Information" (including names, NIULPE identification numbers, certifications, grades and expirations dates) are published and publicly available as one of the central functions of NIULPE, Inc.
We collect and store information about every applicant and / or certificate holder so that we can efficiently provide the service required. We use information about our applicants and certificate holders and their level of certification to provide future services in an efficient and cost effective manner. We must be able to communicate with our certificate holders about additional services, value added services and / or products. Performing trend analysis and market studies allows NIULPE, Inc. to set prices, evaluate demographic data, and comply with government regulations. Although government regulations vary in the many countries in which we operate, they frequently include the reporting of information to transportation, safety, customs, and other regulatory agencies.
As we collect and use information about our applicants and certificate holders, we may contract with vendors to assist us in the processing of that information for those purposes listed in the previous paragraph. These vendors are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are restricted from using the information for any other use.
Some information collected by NIULPE Inc. is data which relates to an identifiable person ("Personal Information"). Examples of Personal Information are names, addresses, e-mail addresses, credit card numbers and telephone numbers. We never sell information to third parties that could be used to specifically identify an individual applicant or certificate holder. Stripped data, with all names, addresses and other Personal Information removed, is sometimes shared with third parties. Finally, we do provide Personal Information to government agencies as required by law or regulation.
In addition to the uses of the information described in the paragraphs above, we collect telephone numbers and e-mail addresses in the event that we have to contact our applicants and certificate holders to provide information related to their business with NIULPE, Inc. or related issues, functions and / or promotions.