Privacy Policy

Last Update: 5/25/2016

LEI is committed to protecting your privacy. This LEI Privacy Policy applies to data collection and usage on www.lean.org Please read the LEI Privacy Policy below.

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Collection of Your Information

Our web server does not automatically recognize any information regarding the domain or e-mail address of visitors to our site.

LEI stores information that you provide when submitting a member profile through our site. LEI does not distribute, sell, or lease member lists to third parties. LEI may, from time to time, contact you about a particular offering, to update your member profile, or about LEI services that may be of interest to you.

You can review and edit the personal information and contact preferences you provided at this site.
On the home tab, go to Update member info to:

  • Create LEI member profile, or discontinue membership.
  • View and edit contact information you have already given us at lean.org.
  • Tell us whether you want lean.org to send you newsletters or marketing information.

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Security of Your Information

LEI is committed to protecting the security of your information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in a controlled facility. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card number when confirming an order. We transmit your credit card information in encrypted form to PayPal for payment processing. We do not store your credit card information after payment processing.

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Use of Session Cookies

LEI uses "session cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A session cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Session cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Session cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the session cookie to you. These session cookie files disappear when you end your session. They are not stored permanently on your computer.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the LEI services or Web sites you visit.

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LEI Member Unsubscribe

You may choose whether or not to receive emails and newsletters from LEI when you join. You may also stop the delivery of future email from LEI at any time.

Use any of the following methods to unsubscribe from LEI email distribution lists:

  • Log on to www.lean.org, click the Profile link, and select Manage Subscriptions
  • Visit this link: http://www.lean.org/unsubscribe.cfm
  • Email us at webmaster@lean.org
  • Call us at 617.871.2900
  • Write to us at:
    Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc.
    215 First Street
    Suite 300
    Cambridge, MA 02142

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LEI Intellectual Property

LEI maintains all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the text and graphic images contained on this website, but we encourage proper use and dissemination of our material. Excerpted material of more than a line or two must be credited to us with the statement: "Source: Lean Enterprise Institute www.lean.org"

The information here is intended primarily for the personal viewing of our readers. It can't be duplicated, distributed, modified, publicly displayed, or used for commercial purposes in whole or in part without the prior expressed written permission of LEI. If you would like to request permission to use an article, to republish material from any of LEI publications or to acquire other information from LEI, please send a permission request to Director of Communications.

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Changes to this Policy

We may occasionally update this privacy policy. When we do, we will revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy policy. For material changes to this privacy policy, we will notify you either by placing a prominent notice on the home page of our Web site or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy policy and any updates.

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Contact LEI

Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc.
215 First Street
Suite 300
Cambridge, MA 02142
webmaster@lean.org
617.871.2900

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If you have questions regarding this policy, please contact LEI