Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Manufacturers Representatives Educational Research Foundation (MRERF) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Manufacturers Representatives Educational Research Foundation include MRERF / IPA, Institute for Professional Advancement and www.mrerf .org The MRERF / IPA website is a Educational program registration and resources site. By using the MRERF / IPA website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


TRUSTe Privacy Program

MRERF / IPA is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent organization whose mission is to build users’ trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices and have our privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should first contact us at If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact TRUSTe at page=complaint. TRUSTe may serve as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns.

Collection of your Personal Information

MRERF / IPA may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

E-mail Address
Phone Number

If you purchase MRERF / IPA’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

MRERF / IPA encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from MRERF / IPA so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. MRERF / IPA is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the MRERF / IPA website.

Use of your Personal Information

MRERF / IPA collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

MRERF / IPA may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from MRERF / IPA and its affiliates. MRERF / IPA may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

MRERF / IPA does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to any third parties.

MRERF / IPA may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

MRERF / IPA may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to MRERF / IPA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

MRERF / IPA may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within MRERF / IPA, in order to determine what MRERF / IPA services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within MRERF / IPA to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

MRERF / IPA will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on MRERF / IPA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of MRERF / IPA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of MRERF / IPA, or the public.


Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by MRERF / IPA. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the MRERF / IPA website.


Security of your Personal Information

MRERF / IPA secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. MRERF / IPA uses the following methods for this purpose:


SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.


Any Person Under Eighteen

MRERF / IPA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of eighteen. If you are under the age of eighteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.


Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from MRERF / IPA by contacting us.   (See contact information below.)


Changes to this Statement

MRERF / IPA will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. MRERF / IPA encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how MRERF / IPA is protecting your information.


Contact Information

MRERF / IPA welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that MRERF / IPA has not adhered to this Statement, please contact MRERF / IPA at:


Manufacturers Representatives Educational Research Foundation
5460 Ward Rd. #125
Arvada, Colorado 80002

Email Address:

Telephone number: 303-463-1801

Effective as of May 22, 2017