Privacy Policy


North American Hardware and Paint Association (NHPA) is committed to protecting your privacy and personal information. This statement applies with respect to the information that we collect from the NHPA Web sites. Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.


We collect and record various types of information in a number of ways, including, but not limited to, tracking user activity through by IP address and publicly available information about said IP addresses, access device and software specifications and settings and accessible browsing history. We may also ask users to provide certain non-personally identifiable information, such as age, income, buying preferences, etc. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a survey, registration, or subscription form. The types of information that may be requested include your name, address, email address, and telephone number.


In general, we will only use the information you provide to us for the purpose for which such information was provided. We may also use this information to deliver information about NHPA and promotional material from some of our partners, trend analysis, pattern detection, and site administration. Your information may also be used to contact you when necessary and may be shared with other companies that may want to contact you with offers consistent with your stated preferences. Users may opt-out of receiving future communication from NHPA and our partners by following the instructions set forth in the opt-out section below.

Non-personal demographic and profile data may be used to tailor your experience at our site, showing you content we think you might be interested in. This information may also be shared with advertisers and other select third parties on an aggregate non-personal basis.

Tracking software, including Google Analytics and Quantcast, is used to administer this Site.


We use your IP Address and the location associated with your IP address to administer our Web site.


We use cookies to administer our Web site.


Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.


Our Web site contains links to other Web sites. NHPA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.


You may optout of receiving communications from our partners, and from us, by the following means:

In the footer towards the bottom of any email from NHPA, Hardware Retailing, or Paint & Decorating Retailer, there is a link to “Unsubscribe from all NHPA emails.”


This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, commenting, and/or news groups available to you. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas is non-confidential and becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, contact us:

Send an email to Kevin Trehan at

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2022