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Mind's Eye Society Privacy Policy

We understand that your personal information is important, and we endeavor to secure and protect it to ensure that user account information is kept private. This privacy policy explains what information we collect, what we do with that information, and the limited circumstances where we might share that information. By using our site, our applications, or other services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this privacy policy.

What do we collect?

When you visit our sites or use our services, some data is automatically collected. For example, when you visit our web sites, your computer's operating system, IP address, access times, browser type and language, and the web site (if any) that directed you to our site are recorded automatically using a web beacon. This data is used in aggregate to identify trends in the usage of our site, enabling us to optimize our site to better serve you.

If you create an account to make use of our services, we also request personal information such as your name, address, contact information, and other personal information needed to maintain our relationship. If you become a member of Mind's Eye Society, additional information, such as records of rewards you have earned or offices you have held, may be collected and maintained based on your history and activity within the club. We will also record the details of any of your transactions on our web site or through other channels.

You may choose not to provide us with certain information but you may not be able to access all of the benefits of membership.

How do we use your information?

Automatically collected data is used to identify trends in the usage of our site, enabling us to optimize our site to better serve you. For example, it can tell us which areas of our site are popular, and which content generates more interest, allowing us to develop those areas or release more similar content. Personal data submitted to us is used to process transactions, such as purchases; or delivering services that you have requested, such as the applications you have access to as a member. We may also use collected information to respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service. We may occasionally send you email, such as a reminder when your membership is about to expire. We may also contact you to request feedback about your experience with our site or services and learn about your preferences or interests. You will always have the option to opt out of these emails, or any other email that we are not required by law to send.

How do we share your information?

We do not share your personal information with any third-party except in the following cases:

  • With your explicit consent, we may share your information with a third party for their own marketing purposes, or to enable them to deliver services to you, subject to their own privacy policies.
  • We may disclose specific personal information to a third party vendor, consultant, or other service provider that is working on our behalf and who need access to that information to carry out that work, and who agrees to abide by the terms of this privacy policy with respect to your data.
  • We will share information as needed to comply with laws or respond to judicial proceedings or as we believe is necessary to protect the rights, property, or persons of Mind's Eye Society, including our agents, members, partners.
  • Any information that you submit to message boards, forums, chat areas, or mailing lists may be shared with others who participate in the same resources. Personal information submitted via these resources is at your own risk and you assume full responsibility for providing any information through these resources.
  • Limited information is shared via our members-only applications. Other members of Mind's Eye Society may have access to your name and the expiration date of your club membership. Certain officers will have access to additional information such as your email address and certain records of your participation within the club. We will take reasonable effort to prevent this information from being misused.

Do we use cookies?

Cookies are a feature of your web browser that allows web sites to save alphanumeric information on your computer. We may use cookies for a variety of purposes, such as to "remember" your username or your preferences for displaying a web page. We may also use cookies to manage technical operation of certain applications, such as maintaining a persistent login to our site. At no time will we store personal information, such as your name or email address, in a cookie. You may configure your browser to reject cookies, but this may negatively impact the operation of our site or applications for you.

Do we use web beacons?

Web beacons are transparent images that are used to pass information to other sites. We use web beacons to gather certain automatically collected generic information about how our site is being used. We do not use web beacons to collect any information that is shared with direct marketers or others who might use your data for marketing reasons.

Do we collect IP addresses?

We may track IP addresses for system administration, to report aggregate information, site tracking, or to prevent or respond to abuse or inappropriate use of our servers or website.

Third party sites

We may integrate certain portions of our sites or applications with third party web sites, such as Facebook or Twitter. Any information you submit to these third parties is subject to their own privacy policies.

Security of your data

The security of your personal data is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, but no security methodology is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Your personal information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. It is your responsibility to ensure that there is no unauthorized access to your account and personal information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, or other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time. You are reminded that whenever you post information to public areas or forums on our website, such information can be accessed by the public.

How can I correct or delete my personal information?

If for any reason you are concerned with the way we are using your personal information, or would like to correct or request that we delete your personal information, or have any other questions or comments regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at privacy@mindseyesociety.org. In some cases, we may be required to retain and use personal information to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements. We also reserve the right to maintain information about current and former members of Mind's Eye Society as necessary to implement and enforce our policies and maintain continuity.

Changes to this policy

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make changes, we will post this fact to our web site and update this document. This policy was last updated on January 17, 2012.