The privacy of visitors to our website is important to the uCIFI Alliance. We provide this Privacy Policy in the spirit of transparency to inform visitors of our practices with respect to the collection and use of site visitor data. By navigating to our URL and browsing/using this site, visitors consent to the following terms:

The Information we collect

This website enables visitors to anonymously browse to learn about the uCIFI Alliance. While we regularly monitor site activity, none of the data captured is used or can be used to directly identify website visitors. This web site collects anonymous data on browser types, pages accessed, duration of visits, and other meaningful information to help the uCIFI Alliance maintain a fully functional and informative web site. Although we collect visitor IP addresses, the uCIFI Alliance never uses this information to identify but rather to assess access providers and service networks employed. Personally identifiable information about you is collected when you agree to provide your e-mail address to us when registering for the newsletter or when requesting further information from us. Personally identifiable information, provided by you or your company, is also used to enable you privileged information access reserved for members of the uCIFI Alliance.

How We Use It

To visitors providing e-mail addresses or other (indirect) personally identifiable information, we will only use such information to send you our newsletter or to respond to your inquiry. When you un-subcribe from our newsletter, your e-mail address will be deleted from our files. If, in the future, the organization undergoes any reorganization, we may be required to transfer your personally identifiable information to the surviving entity. Personally identifiable information will also only be disclosed if the uCIFI Alliance is required to do so by law, regulation or another government authority. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we will never submit your personally identifiable information to third parties for whatever purpose including, but not limited to, direct marketing purposes. The uCIFI Alliance may choose to have some of its activities performed by agents, operating on our behalf.

Google Analytics, Plug-ins and Cookies

This web site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the uCIFI Alliance analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the uCIFI Alliance and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google and all its subsidiaries, such as Google Analytics, abide by the Safe Harbor privacy principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Ministry of Trade.

This website may also make use of plug-ins by companies such as Twitter Inc.. These plug-ins place cookies to check if you are logged in to such services.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.


For your convenience, we may provide links to certain third party websites including, but not limited to, those of uCIFI Alliance members. If you choose to visit a third party site, please be aware that this privacy policy no longer applies and any third party privacy policy will govern your activities and any information you disclose while visiting the third party’s site.


Because any personally identifiable information visitors submit to the uCIFI Alliance online is purely voluntary and should not be of a particularly sensitive nature, we employ our standard security measures and do not use special encryption methods at this time.

Policy Changes

The uCIFI Alliance reserves the right to change this privacy policy, and will post any revisions on this website. Your continued use of this website will be subject to the then-current privacy policy.

Questions and Updates

If you have any questions or suggestions about our privacy practices, or you wish to modify any personally identifiable information that you have chosen to provide to us, please feel free to contact us.