International Longshoremen’s Association South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District
Last Updated: October 8, 2018
Association software application (the “Application”) on your mobile device or other hardware.
The Application is provided by the International Longshoremen’s Association, South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District (“ILA”)
and allows you to access maritime news and events, keep track of job-related certifications, and receive other relevant
information via your mobile device. In addition, if your paycheck is processed by a participating payroll services provider,
you can view certain employment-related information.
What information does the Application collect and how is it used?
1. User Provided Information
As described in m ore detail below, the Application collects the information you provide when you
download the Application, create an account to access the Application, log in to the use Application,
or use any of the functions within the Application (collectively, “User Provided Information”).
You must create an account in order to use the Application. When you create an account with us or
login and use the Application, you may choose to provide us with the following information:
(a) your name, phone number, mailing address, and email address; the last four (4) digits of your
social security number; which local chapter or affiliate you belong to; and password and
other information you provide in the course of creating an account to use the Application and
logging in to use the Application;
(b) information you submit to us when using the Application, such as contact information and information
about your job-related certifications and their expiration dates; and
(c) information you provide us when you contact us for help, support, or other reasons.
2. Automatically Collected Information
Certain information may also be collected automatically when you use the Application, including
mobile device state information, unique mobile device identifiers, device hardware and
operating system information, information relating to how the Application functions,
and the type of mobile internet browsers you use (collectively, “Automatically Collected Information”).
Automatically Collected Information only includes information about how you use the Application.
We do not collect any location information from your mobile device when you use the Application.
The only location information collected by us is the contact and other User Provided Information
you choose to submit.
If you receive a paycheck from a participating payroll services provider,
that provider may use the Application to provide you with information about your employment status,
such as year-to-date contract hours you have worked, your MILA healthcare status,
and your current certifications (collectively, “Payroll Information”).
Participating payroll services providers are solely responsible for obtaining your consent with
respect to collecting and disclosing your information for use in connection with the Application.
Information by your employer or the participating payroll services provider for
purposes of making it available through the Application.
services provider collects your information from you, how they may use that information,
or how they obtain your consent or authorization to disclose that information.
Those questions should be addressed to your employer and/or the payroll services provider,
and their privacy and other policies.
How does ILA use your information?
We use User Provided Information to authenticate your account and authorize your access
to the Application. If we become aware of an error in your profile information that would
affect your ability to use certain features or functions of the Application,
we may contact you directly using the User Provided Information to notify you and assist you in
resolving the error. We may use User Provided Information to contact you or provide push
notifications on your mobile device regarding expiring certifications and other time-sensitive
information provided by the Application. When you first access the Application,
you will be asked whether you want to accept push notifications from the Application.
If you wish to change your initial choice regarding push notifications, you can do so via the
settings of your mobile device.
Is your information shared with third parties?
No, except in the limited circumstances described below, we do not share information
collected from the Application with any third parties.
In rare instances, we may disclose your User Provided Information if disclosure is
required in order to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others,
investigate fraud, or to respond to a government request.
We make a limited disclosure of information to our third party services provider,
who works on our behalf to provide services such as hosting, technical support,
and maintenance, in order to make the Application available. Any such disclosure is
incidental to those services, and the service provider does not have independent use
of the information we disclose.
Links to Third Party Websites
We may provide you with a link to a website we feel you may find of interest,
such as a website where you can purchase ILA gear or access maritime news stories.
If you follow the link and visit the third party website through your internet browser,
you do so at your sole risk. Information you provide through any such third party
website is not collected by us or monitored in any way by us. You should refer to
We use Crashlytics, an industry-standard analytic application provided by Mobisoft
Infotech, LLC to provide us with Application usage information in order to
improve the functioning and stability of the Application. All information tracked
by Crashlytics on our behalf is non-personally identifiable. To view the privacy
policy of Crashlytics, please click
What are my opt-out rights?
You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling
the Application. You should use the standard uninstall processes that is available
for your particular mobile device. You can also request to delete your user account
by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. After receiving your request, we will
promptly delete all User Provided Information in our possession except to the
extent that information is incorporated into a data backup made by us (or on our behalf).
Any such data backups will be deleted in the course of normal business operations,
but we cannot guarantee any time frame.
Does the Application collect precise location information of the device?
The Application does not collect precise information about the location of
your mobile device.
Children under the age of 13 are prohibited from using the Application and ILA does
not knowingly collect any information from or related to children under 13.
If you become aware that your child has provided us with information without
your consent, you should contact us promptly at email@example.com.
We will delete such information within a reasonable time.
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information.
Amazon Web Services has been engaged to provide physical, electronic, and
procedural safeguards to protect information collected through the Application and
maintained by ILA. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide
reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security
system can prevent all potential security breaches.
Territorial Use Restrictions and Data Location
Use of the Application outside of the United States, Canada, and/or Mexico is prohibited.
Your data is collected, stored, and processed in the United States.
If you reside outside the United States, your information will be transferred,
processed, and stored in the United States under United States privacy standards.
As we continue to develop the Application and provide new functionality,
By using the Application, you are consenting to ILA’s access to and processing
by us in the future. You acknowledge and agree that your consent applies to
any information collected through the Application in the past or that may be
collected in the future.
"Processing,” means touching information in any way, including,
but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and
disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the
Release Regarding Payroll Information
It is your payroll services provider’s responsibility to obtain your consent
to share your Payroll Information, including personally identifying information,
with ILA and to make such information accessible to you through the Application.
Your payroll services provider is solely responsible for information
they provide for use with the Application without your consent, and ILA
shall have no liability arising from or related to possessing or processing
that information or making it available to you through the Application.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, you hereby waive, release, and forever
discharge ILA and its agents, employees, and officers, from and against any and
all liabilities, damages, claims, demands, penalties, actions, costs, and expenses,
including reasonable legal fees, of any kind and nature arising from or related
to ILA’s possession, use, or processing of information provided by a third party
to ILA at any time, including without limitation the unauthorized access to or use
of such information.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application,
or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at