Privacy Statement

RAPS respects the privacy of its members and website visitors and adheres to all federal laws and the EU GDPR.  The RAPS website collects data only to better serve members and other users of our website.

Information Collected by RAPS

RAPS captures individual information, including contact information and demographics for the purpose of doing business with RAPS including, membership, store purchases, education and research, event attendance, certifications, subscriptions, and other services. To gain access to members-only areas and personalized features on the website, users must create a RAPS account and provide individual information. If the user selects to opt-in, information submitted online may be used for other RAPS marketing uses, such as email and mail notifications of upcoming events that match the interests provided us. This information is submitted voluntarily.

Points of Consent

RAPS requests opt-in consent for the following:
  • Topical Regulatory Exchange (Regex) Communities
  • Online Membership Directory Listing on Regex
  • RF Today Newsletters
  • Marketing Emails
  • Marketing Mailings
  • Sponsored Webinars
  • Convergence Exhibitors
Users may contact RAPS at any time to opt-out to the above.

Disclosures to Third Parties

RAPS does not sell or rent your personal information to anyone except when:
  • We have your opt-in consent to share the information;
  • We need to share your information to provide the product or service you requested; or
  • We need to send the information to companies working on behalf of RAPS to provide a product or service.
Companies that receive personal information from RAPS in order to execute the businesses of RAPS may use personal information only for that purpose.
RAPS also provides members names and business contact information available to other members on the RAPS website via the online Member Directory on RAPS Regulatory Exchange (RegEx). Members may request that information is blocked from the online Member Directory through the Name and Contact Preferences page of this website or by emailing raps@raps.org.

Credit Card Account Information

RAPS does not capture credit card account information online from purchases.  Credit card payments are processed directly through a certified processor (i.e. Authorize.net).  Items with auto-renew are encrypted directly with the processor.  RAPS does not store credit card information.

IP Addresses & Cookies

The RAPS website uses IP addresses for analytical purposes.  The IP addresses are used to identify geo-location.  This information is used for marketing research by RAPS and online advertisers.  Users can opt out of geo-location identification on their browser settings.

Cookies are used to track site login information, order information and other personalization.  In order to use the members-only areas of or personalized features on the RAPS website, your browser must be set to accept cookies.

RAPS.org also uses cookies to track anonymous data for the purposes of traffic analysis and advertising. Third party vendors, such as Google, display RAPS advertising on their sites by using cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to RAPS.org. Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies at any time by visiting the Google Advertising Opt-out page.

Links to Non-RAPS Sites

RAPS is not responsible for content and privacy concerns in non-RAPS sites. For further information, please email RAPS with any comments, questions or concerns about the RAPS privacy policy or its implementation.