Privacy Policy

The NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation (NCEF)
Privacy Policy



Thank you for visiting and reviewing our privacy policy. Our privacy policy is clear: Unless you choose to provide additional information to us, we will collect no personal information about you other than statistical information that can be used to make the site more effective for all our visitors.


NCEF’s Commitment to Privacy

NCEF takes your privacy seriously. To demonstrate our commitment to protect your privacy, we are providing this notice to explain our online information collection relating to our services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies linked to the NCEF website.


Information Collection and Use

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the NCEF website. Only in specific instances does the NCEF website,, require visitors to the site to submit personal information. In these instances, the purpose is to provide you with the most personalized web experience possible. By knowing how to contact you, we can deliver information to you in areas that you have indicated. In all cases, the provision of personal information is voluntary. Any personal information provided by users of the NCEF website, is submitted at the user’s discretion. NCEF does not give, sell or transfer personal information to third parties unless required by law, such as the Freedom of Information Act, or as outlined below:

  • to forward requested information
  • answer questions you submit
  • complete a requested transaction



A cookie is a piece of data stored for varying amounts of time on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. If a user configures his or her browser’s security settings to reject cookies, he or she may still use our site.

Information Tracking

NCEF uses web software to track the number of visitors to The statistics show us the pages that are most often visited. The data may be analyzed for trends pertaining to the financial planning industry to determine how to provide more useful information to our website visitors. No personal information is collected in the tracking process.


Information Security and Access

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information submitted by our users, any collected information is stored in a secure area. We have put in effect the appropriate procedures to safeguard and to secure the information we collect online. While we use our best efforts to work with information security professionals to maintain security, NCEF shall not be held liable for any delay or failure to comply with the terms of this provision.


Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.


How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please contact us at Webmaster, c/o NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation, 8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 700N, IL 60631 or

8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 700N
Chicago, IL 60631