Welcome to IRI, Inc.'s network of websites (“the Network”). This statement describes the information collection and dissemination practices including security, privacy and refunds for IRI indentified websites located at the following domains or subdomains:

IRI Network Security Statement

IRI values the security of all users throughout its system. Although no transmission via the Internet is 100% secure, IRI has taken measures to ensure the security of all information and transactions transmitted or collected from its secure members only website, www.myIRIonline.org.

www.myIRIonline.org maintains an active security certificate through the services of GoDaddy, which has appeared on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list five years in a row and on Inc. magazine's Inc. 500/5000 list seven years running. IRI employs GoDaddy Extended Validation Secure Socket Layer (EV SSL) technology to encrypt all data on www.myIRIonline.org with at least 256-bit encryption, full organization authentication and daily malware scanning of www.myIRIonline.org.

In addition, all financial transactions conducted on www.myIRIonline.org are processed using PayFlow Pro administered by PayPal through an integration with IRI.  All transactions occur over secure socket layer (SSL) connections.

Lastly, all transactions on www.myIRIonline.org comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Requirements and Security Assessment Procedures. “The PCI DSS is a multifaceted security standard that includes requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, software design and other critical protective measures. This comprehensive standard is intended to help organizations proactively protect customer account data.” (https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/security_standards/pci_dss.shtml)

IRI Network Privacy Statement

From time to time, we may change this Privacy Statement as we may update and improve our service. Accordingly, please review the Statement periodically. IRI is committed to protecting the privacy of users of the Network. IRI is the sole owner of the information collected on the Network. 

What Information does IRI Collect?
You do not need to provide any personally identifiable information to browse or read pages in the Network, excluding the members only website located at www.myIRIonline.org. IRI obtains membership contact and identification information from third party sources, our members companies, and individuals browsing the Network including:

  • Contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number, title, organization, and affiliation; 
  • Unique identifiers such as user name, account number and password; 
  • IRI also collects information from users of the Network who register for IRI conferences or meetings or make purchases of IRI brochures, pamphlets, books, and studies and who voluntarily provide contact and credit card information for such purposes. Credit card information is collected for billing purposes only and will not otherwise be disclosed, unless required by law; 
  • IRI will collect and store certain information automatically that does not identify you personally. This information consists of the Internet Domain and Internet Protocol (IP address) of the computer you are using, the browser software and operating system you used, the date and time you accessed the website, the pages visited and documents accessed within the website. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to different sections of the website, make the Network more useful to visitors, fulfill your order, respond to customer service requests, and to improve the quality of the information and materials available on the website.

Communication Opt-Outs
IRI sends regular newsletters and emails to all of our members.  If you do not wish to be included on these emails, you may unsubscribe using the instructions included in each email, by updating your Subscriptions in the My Information section of the members only website, www.myIRIonline.org, or you may contact us at IRI@IRIonline.org

External Links
Websites located in the Network may contain links to other websites as a convenience to users. IRI is not responsible for the privacy practices, security or content of websites outside of the Network. Any information you submit to these websites is governed by their security and privacy statements.

Sharing of Information
IRI will not share or sell your personal information with unaffiliated parties including, your contact information, email address or preferences, except:

  • As required by law or in response to a government request; 
  • When it is believed, in good faith, that such disclosure protects the rights of IRI or the safety of others. 
IRI Network Order and Refund Statement

Online Merchandise Refund Policy
On occasion, technical problems may delay or prevent delivery of your Product. Your exclusive and sole remedy with respect to Product that is not delivered within a reasonable period will be either replacement of such Product, or refund of the price paid for such Product, as determined by IRI. Otherwise, no refunds are available.

Online Merchandise Prices
The IRI Online Store (Marketplace) endeavors to offer you competitive prices on current selections. Your total price will include the price of the product plus any applicable shipping and handling (in effect on the day of purchase). IRI reserves the right to change prices for products offered at the IRI Online Store (Marketplace) at any time, and does not provide price protection or refunds in the event of a price drop or promotional offering. 

IRI Network General Statement

Terms of Use/Disclaimers
The content of the Network may be subject to copyrights and service marks owned or controlled by IRI, Inc. and/or other entities or persons, the terms of which must be observed and followed. The IRI name, service marks and logos that appear on the Network may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise used to suggest IRI's endorsement, sponsorship of, or affiliation with any product or service, without IRI's prior express written permission.

IRI provides the information on the Network as a benefit to its members and the public. While IRI makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on the Network, it does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness, or timeliness, and use of such information is at the recipient's own risk.

All information on the Network is provided on an “As Is” basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including the implied warranties of fitness for a particular purposes, merchantability, and noninfringement.

In NO EVENT will IRI be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special of consequential damages for use of the Network. IRI does not warrant that the Network will operate without error or that the Network and its server are free of computer viruses.

Contact Information
IRI staff is available to answer any questions about orders, returns, security or privacy by writing or email us at the address below:

Insured Retirement Institute
1100 Vermont Avenue, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 469-3008
Fax: (202) 469-3030