NDA Privacy Policy

The National Deer Association (NDA) values our customers and the privacy and security of their personal information. Our Privacy Policy outlined below applies to NDA’s collection, storage, use and disclosure of personal information that we may collect when you interact with NDA, such as when you visit our website, purchase from our NDA store “The Shed”, become a NDA member, or interact with our customer service department.

 We use a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and who are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be retrieved only as described above.

 NDA does collect personal information. This is information that can be used to identify, contact or locate you. Personal information can include your name, e-mail address, billing address, shipping address, phone number, NDA member number, or credit card information.

No information should be submitted to the NDA website by users under 13 years of age. NDA does not knowingly collect information or use any information from users under 13 years of age. Should we learn that someone under the age of 13 has provided any personal information through the NDA website, we will remove that information as soon as possible.


1.    Information that you provide to us. The most common ways you do this is:

  • Making a purchase on our online store
  • Creating a NDA online account
  • Becoming a NDA member
  • Participating in a NDA Branch event
  • Requesting more information about NDA through our Web site, customer service, or via a sign up sheet at a local NDA event
  • Contacting our Customer Service department via phone, web request, or email
  • Participation in a raffle, sweepstakes, contest, survey or other NDA promotion

2.    Instances where your personal information is automatically provided to us. The most common of these circumstances are:

  • Cookies
  • Occasionally from databases shared with NDA from Sponsors, Partners, and Supporters or other third parties.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION? NDA uses your information to provide you with superior customer service and to administer our business. Examples are:

  • Provide you with products, services, and information
  • Administer NDA membership program, including mailing our membership materials and Quality Whitetails journal
  • Administer our local NDA Branch program
  • Conduct research and perform analysis in order to measure, maintain, protect, develop and improve our services provided to you
  • Administer sweepstakes, raffles, contests, surveys, and other NDA promotions
  • Communicate with you about special offers, events in your area, educational materials or new products or services that may be of interest to you (done mostly via e-mail)
  • Customize and enhance our website and advertising
  • Make communications necessary to notify you regarding security, privacy, and administrative issue
  • Manage our business

 We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties that are not nationally recognized NDA affiliates your personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provided to us, unless we receive your express consent in advance. We may use your personally identifiable information for our own promotional, marketing, and membership activities. Your personally identifiable information may be used by our Web site hosting partners in the process of assisting us in operating our Web site. In order for us to conduct business, the following are some situations where we may have to divulge your personal information:

  • NDA local Branch network for event advertising
  • Service providers, subcontractors and agents who perform services on our behalf. (These parties do not have authorization to use your information in any way that is not related to NDA)
  • Credit card companies- Used when authorizing a payment
  • Law enforcement officials as required by law

 When you interact with NDA, you may be eligible to receive certain marketing-related and promotional communications as well as special offers from NDA that may include advertisements from third parties. The most common way we deliver these marketing messages is through e-mail communications. If, at any time, you wish to no longer receive e-mail communication from the NDA, you may opt-out by following the REMOVE email instructions at the bottom of all promotional email from NDA, e-mail Danielle Riley with “remove” in the subject line, or you can call our customer service department at 800-209-3337 and they will assist you in removing your name from our email list.  Please allow 15 business days after your request is sent to stop receiving promotional emails from NDA. PLEASE NOTE: even if you opt-out of receiving promotional communication via email from NDA, you may continue to receive e-mails relating to order confirmations, back order notifications, membership information, and other business-related communications.

 Yes. Cookies are bits of electronic information that a Web site operator can transfer to your hard drive to help tailor and keep records of your visit to the site. The use of cookies is standard on the Internet and many Web sites use them. Cookies allow us to better customize your visits to our site to your individual preferences. Although most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually change your browser to prevent that or notify you whenever you’re sent a cookie. This gives you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. Even without accepting a cookie, you can still access most of the features on our site.

 We provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control those web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third-party sites.

It is against NDA policy to solicit NDA Branches or State Chapters or field staff directly at any time.  If you are interested in product placement at our Branch events, please contact Bob Mazgaj, Chief Operating Officer.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The "help" feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.

By using our Web site, you consent to our privacy policy.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. This policy was last modified December 22, 2009.

 The NDA welcomes comments and questions on this policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal information, and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure.

If you have any questions, please contact us or call us at 1-800-209-3337.