National Professional Development, (hereinafter referred to as NPD), is committed to preserving and respecting the privacy of our users. We will use our best efforts to keep information that you enter on the NPD web site strictly confidential to the extent of the law.
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many web sites, we use "cookies," and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses NPD. "Cookies" are user identification tags that a web site assigns to you, and then places on your computer's hard drive. The web site can then "recognize you" when you next visit that web site because it retrieves your user identification from your hard drive.
Does NPD Share the Information It Receives?
Information you enter on the NPD web site is maintained strictly within the parameters of the web site. To the extent permitted by law, only information available to the public under the Federal Freedom of Information Act and/or the California Public Records Act will be made available to the public upon request.
NPD may at some point include public forums or message boards. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information and exercise appropriate caution when disclosing personal information. There may be times when photographs of students and adults may appear on the website. If you want to opt out of this media inclusion, please contact our webmaster at
If we believe someone is trying to break into, has broken into or has otherwise abused NPD over the Internet, we can use the information in our logs to try to find those who are responsible. As part of these efforts we may share the information with law enforcement agencies and others.
NPD provides links to other web sites for your convenience only. Please be aware that when you click on a link, you are leaving our web site; understand that these other web sites are not controlled or endorsed by NPD. NPD and their employees, agents or contractors cannot be held responsible for the information in these other web sites, or for maintaining your privacy at any site other than NPD.
Patent and Copyright Infringement
U.S. Copyright and Patent laws must be complied with in the use of this web site. Under the fair use doctrine, you may use short quotes from copyrighted articles and web sites. Do not reproduce or post entire copyrighted articles. Any copyrighted material published on this web site MUST link to the original source online.
All material contained on this web site is the sole property of NPD. Any reproduction or redistribution of this material is prohibited without express written consent of NPD.