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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers.

Legal/Privacy Policy

Registered Marks

The PTDA ray logo, Channeling the Power of Industry®, Transmissions®, IDQS®, Industrial Distribution Quality System® and Power Transmission Handbook® (publications and downloadable electronic books) are all registered as service marks of the Power Transmission Distributors Association. Industrial Careers Pathway® is a registered service mark of the PTDA Foundation. The PTDA Foundation has applied for registration for PT WORK ForceSM .

Privacy Policy

We recognize the importance of protecting the corporate information you provide to PTDA.  This statement outlines the information PTDA collects, how it uses the information and how you can control the information you provide.


The information PTDA collects

We gather the following types of information to maintain our membership records, process your transactions and fulfill your requests.

  • Contact information you provide (e.g., your personal and/or business addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses and titles)
  • Information you provide via applications, registration forms, profiles, surveys or purchase forms

How PTDA uses collected information

We use this information to:

  • Notify you of relevant products and services
  • Notify you of upcoming events and programs
  • Populate our executive, distributor and/or manufacturer online locators
  • Publish member profiles
  • Publish attendee registration lists for PTDA-sponsored events including the Industry Summit
  • Keep you abreast of industry news and information

PTDA does not share, sell or trade e-mail addresses to third parties, except:

  • In electronic format to PTDA affinity partners
  • In print to non-members who purchase the printed Membership Directory (published through 2015)

Your right to control information

  • Members: On the PTDA web site, which requires you to use your login and password, you may edit your contact and mailing information directly
  • E-mail opt-out: You may opt to receive no e-mail or fax communication from PTDA or third-party vendors through PTDA. Please contact PTDA at +1.312.516.2100 or ptda@ptda.org to exercise your choice to opt-out. Please understand that once you have unsubscribed, you will no longer receive ANY e-mail or fax communication from PTDA which include important member information, PTDA promotions, newsletters, etc.



We maintain security procedures and standards which we believe are as safe as today’s technology permits. We test these procedures and modify them regularly as new technologies become feasible.

Credit information that you and credit authorizers provide when you make payments by credit card for products, dues or other services are encrypted and will only be used to process the transactions you request. This information will never be sold, shared or provided to other third parties.

We do not request nor do we use social security numbers in the course of our business with our members or the public.

You may contact PTDA at +1.312.516.2100 during U.S. central time business hours with questions or requests relating to this policy.

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