Please find below the communication policy for HARDI members as it pertains to communication expectations:
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) members are permitted access to a directory of contact information of their fellow member companies. Membership within HARDI entitles companies in good standing use of this information for accepted forms of communication within the membership data base. This is inclusive of emails, mailings and direct communication.
If you will be using this HARDI member list to distribute an e-mail message, please be sure to blind copy (Bcc) all recipients. This will protect you and your customers from potential SPAM as well as streamline your message by not showing the entire list of people that you e-mailed. Additionally, any mass communication sent to HARDI members must provide an “opt-out” option and be in accordance with all federal laws and regulations.
HARDI encourages our Members to use this information with a level of professional discretion noting is not to be shared with outside entities and under no circumstances is to be sold as a list. Violation could result in membership probation or suspension, including any appropriate restrictions or condition concerning membership rights and any other conditions; or termination of Membership from the Association.