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PRIVACY POLICY

1. INTRODUCTION

The MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC) has compiled this privacy policy to inform our members and other uses concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used by MAGIC. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

2. WE OFFER NO GUARANTEE

Access by you to your account is available through a password and/or unique user name selected by you. This password is encrypted. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone, that you change your password often using a combination of letters and numbers, and that you ensure you use a secure web browser.

We cannot be held accountable for activity that results from your own neglect to safeguard the secrecy of your password and username. If you share a computer with anyone, you should always log out of your account after you are finished, to prevent access to your information from subsequent users of that computer.

Please notify us as soon as possible if your username or password is compromised at admin@magicgis.org.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Website cannot be guaranteed and we shall have no liability to you or any third party for loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration of such information; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.

In the unlikely event that we believe that the security of your Personally Identifiable Information in our control may have been compromised, we will try to notify you. To the extent we have your e-mail address, we may notify you by e-mail and you consent to our use of email as a means of such notification. If you prefer for us to use another method to notify you in this situation, please email us at admin@magicgis.org with the alternative contact information you wish to be used. MAGIC cannot and does not guarantee that any personally identifiable information provided to us will not become public under any circumstances. You should appreciate that all information submitted through the website might potentially be publicly accessible. Important and private information should be protected by you. We are not responsible for protecting, nor are we liable for failing to protect, the privacy of any aspect of your use of the MAGIC website, including, but not limited to: pages visited, private messages, and any other information which may be transferred through the Internet or any other network you may employ to access www.magicgis.org and any other related pages, plug-ins, or features.

3. YOU WAIVE ALL DAMAGE CLAIMS

You understand that through your use of this website, you consent to the collection and use of this information AND YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU WAIVE ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST the MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC) RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.

4. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app? When ordering or registering on our website, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, credit card information, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information? We collect information from you when you register on our website or enter information on our website register for conference or create or modify membership.

How do we use your information? We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter/blog, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other website features in the following ways:

• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

• To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

• To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)

5. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a third-party gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

6. COOKIES

We use 'cookies'. Cookies are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the website's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current website activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about website traffic and website interaction so that we can offer better website experiences and tools in the future. And, we use cookies to understand and save user's preferences for future visits. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since every browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your website experience more efficient may not function properly. Turning off cookies may affect your user experience on our website and portions of the website may not function properly.

7. THIRD-PARTY DISCLOSURE

We do not sell or trade to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. Please refer to 3rd Party’s Privacy Policy for their own terms.

8. THIRD-PARTY LINKS

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer links to third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we welcome your feedback about these sites. To send a comment email: hello@magicgis.org

9. Google

We have not enabled Google AdSense on our website, but we may do so in the future, without warning.

Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users and to generate revenue for MAGIC. As of the last date this policy was updates the link to Google AdWords policy was: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

10. COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

11. CAN SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address to:

• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions

• Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.

• Send emails to our clients after a transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to expedite your request to unsubscribe. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can turn off your subscription notifications on the MAGIC website under ‘My Account’.

12. UPDATING OR CORRECTING YOUR DATA

You may change your Personally Identifiable Information associated with your account online by logging into ‘My Account’ in accordance with instructions posted elsewhere on our Websites. You may also access, request deletion, and correct your personal information by submitting by writing to us at the addresses at the end of this Privacy Policy.

13. Contacting MAGIC

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

MidAmerica GIS Consortium

PO Box 4533

Lawrence, KS 66046

USA

admin@magicgis.org

Last Edited on 2017-11-28



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