Updated August 23, 2021

NABC Privacy Policy


National Association of Basketball Coaches (“NABC,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) respects your privacy and understands the importance of privacy to our current and prospective members. We developed this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) to explain how we collect, use, share, and protect Personal Information (defined below), and your choices about the collection and use of Personal Information.


This Policy applies to Personal Information collected or processed through our website- www.nabc.com (“Site”), offered memberships, and any other NABC operated websites or social media pages that link to this Policy (collectively, the “Services”).


After you read this Policy, please read our Terms of Use. This Policy and our Terms of Use work in conjunction. In the event any terms in this Policy conflict with the Terms of Use, the Terms of Use shall control.


1.     What is Personal Information?

“Personal Information” is information that, either alone or in combination with other information, identifies or relates to a particular individual. Examples of Personal Information include, among others, name, email address, phone number, mailing address, health information, test information, and online identifiers.


2.     How We Use Your Personal Information

We use or in the future may potentially use Personal Information for the following purposes:


  • Offering our memberships and in-Site resources to


  • Analyzing, administering, and improving the Site or


  • Sending you NABC-related information and promotional


  • Managing your NABC membership and “Coaches Portal”


  • Protecting our rights or our


  • Meeting legal obligations; and


  • Other purposes related to the reasons for which you provided Personal Information to


We will retain your Personal Information as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected and processed the Personal Information, or as required by applicable laws.


3.     Types of Personal Information We Collect and Use


  1. Information that you Provide Us


In various places within the Site, we may request information from you via forms. The exact information we need to collect (including Personal Information) will depend on the purpose of the form.


For example, when you apply for a NABC membership, and fill out the relevant online form, we may collect the following Personal Information from you:


  • Name,


  • Date of birth,


  • Mailing address,


  • Email address,


  • Employment information, and


  • Unique online


We will indicate on the form whether a particular field of information is mandatory or optional. If you choose not to provide certain information, we may not be able to provide the requested services.


B.    Information We May Collect from You


We may collect the following types of information automatically through your use of the Site:


·       Cookies, Device Identifiers, and Similar technologies


When you use or access the Site or Services, we and our service providers may use cookies, device identifiers, and similar technologies such as pixels, web beacons, and local storage to collect information about how you interact with the Site or Services. Cookies are small data files that are transferred to your computer’s hard disk and are used to store information about website visits, your preferences, and enhances website functionality. If we use cookies, device identifiers, or similar technologies, we may process the information collected through such technologies, which may include or be combined with Personal Information, to help operate certain features of the Site, to enhance your experience through personalization, and to help us better understand the features of the Site that you and other users are most interested in.


Most browsers provide you with the ability to block, delete, or disable cookies, and your mobile device may allow you to disable transmission of unique identifiers and location data. If you choose to reject cookies or block device identifiers, some features of the Site may not be available, or some functionality may be limited or unavailable. Please review the help pages of your browser or mobile device for assistance with changing your settings.


Some of our service providers may use cookies or other methods to gather information regarding your use of the Site or Services and may combine the information in these cookies with Personal Information about you that they may have. The use of such tracking information by a third party depends on the privacy policy of that third party. We do not respond to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals sent to us by your browser at this time. To learn more about how DNT works, please visit http://allaboutdnt.com/.


·       Log File Information


When you use the Site, our servers automatically record information, including IP Address, browser type, referring URLs (e.g., the site you visited before coming to our Site), domain names associated with your internet service provider, information on your interaction with the Site, and other such information (collectively, “Log File Information”). We may also collect similar information from emails sent to you which then help us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients.


We use Log File Information collected from our implementation of the Site to help secure the Site or Services by improving the Site’s function and content and identifying potential threats or vulnerabilities.


4.     Disclosure of Personal Information


We will not disclose Personal Information except as set forth in this Policy. This section describes to whom we disclose Personal Information and for what purposes:


  • Service Providers. We engage third party service providers to assist us in our day-to-day operations and operating our Site, perform administrative activities on our For


example, we may use third party service providers to send our marketing materials and surveys to you. In addition, we also engage a third-party service provider to process your payments associated with your NABC memberships. We take commercially reasonable steps to ensure our service providers provide at least the same level of protection for Personal Information as we do.


  • Companies Involved in Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions. If we sell or otherwise transfer part or the whole of our business or assets to another organization (g., in the course of a transaction like a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, or liquidation), any information collected through the Site and Services, including Personal Information, may be among the items sold or transferred.


  • Law Enforcement, Government Agencies, and Courts. We may disclose Personal Information at the request of law enforcement or government agencies; in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish, protect, or exercise our rights; to defend against a legal claim; to protect the rights, property, or safety of any other person; or as otherwise required by law.


5.     How We Protect the Confidentiality of Personal Information


We protect the confidentiality and security of Personal Information we obtain in the course of business. We use commercially reasonable safeguards, such as pseudonymization and industry-standard encryption technology, to help keep the Personal Information collected through the Site and Services secure.


Despite these efforts to store Personal Information in a secure environment, we cannot guarantee the security of Personal Information during its transmission or its storage. Further, while we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of Personal Information, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third parties such as hackers from illegally obtaining access to Personal Information. We do not represent or warrant that Personal Information about you will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.


6.     Accessing, Updating, or Deleting Personal Information


If you would like to access, update, or delete Personal Information about you, you may submit a request to membership@nabc.com. We will promptly review all such requests in accordance with applicable law.


7.     Retention and Deletion


As discussed above, in Section 2 (How We Use Your Personal Information), we keep your Personal Information only as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and processed, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, accounting or reporting requirements. In some circumstances, we may de-identify, aggregate, or pseudonymize your Personal Information consistent with applicable laws and industry standards so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case it is no longer treated as Personal Information.


It is our policy to retain Personal Information, such as payment card receipts associated with electronic transactions, for three years. Once the Personal Information is no longer necessary for the purpose of collection, we will delete such Personal Information thereafter. This means that, at our sole discretion, if


you terminate your NABC membership, and do not re-apply for NABC membership for an extended period, we will delete your Personal Information after three years.


8.     Personal Information Transferred to the U.S.


If you are using the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that Personal Information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States. Although we take steps to provide adequate safeguards, the data protection laws of the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By using the Site, you consent to your information being transferred to the United States for the purposes described in this Policy.


9.     Opting Out of Receiving Electronic Communications


With your permission, we or our service providers may send you newsletters, surveys, marketing materials, or other information via email or text messages (“Communications”). You may choose to stop receiving Communications by clicking on the conspicuous “Unsubscribe” link located at the bottom of any email or text we or our service providers send to you. Please note that certain Communications are necessary for the proper functioning and use of the Site or Services and you may not have the ability to opt out of those Communications.


10.  Children’s Privacy


We do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information directly from anyone under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not send any Personal Information about yourself to us through the Site, Services, or offline.


11.  Third Party Websites and Links, Including Social Media


We are not responsible for the practices employed by any non-NABC operated websites or services linked to or from our Site, including the information or content contained therein. A link from the Site to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement. We encourage you to investigate and ask questions before disclosing Personal Information to third parties.


12.  Changes to Our Policy


We may modify or update this Policy from time to time, so please review it periodically. If we make a change to this Policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you as appropriate under the circumstances. Unless otherwise indicated, any changes to this Policy will apply immediately upon posting to the Site.


13.  How to Contact Us


If you have any questions about this Policy, please email us at membership@nabc.com or write to us at:

National Association of Basketball Coaches

1111 Main Street, Suite 1000

Kansas City, MO 64105