Privacy Policy

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MITCHELL INSTITUTE DATA PRIVACY POLICY TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Scope of Mitchell Institute Data Privacy Policy

Policies and practices described below apply only to this Website.  This site was created and is maintained by Mitchell Institute national headquarters to serve its members and further its mission.  Some Mitchell Institute chapters may be provided with their own area of this website.  Mitchell Institute chapters are separate not for profit organizations.  The Mitchell Institute data privacy policy does cover the parts of this Mitchell Institute website that are provided to and created and maintained by individual chapters who have agreed to follow the Mitchell Institute Data Privacy Policy.  The Mitchell Institute Data Privacy Policy does not include non-Mitchell Institute Websites, some of which may be maintained by chapters of Mitchell Institute.

TRAINING MATERIALS AND LOGS

Material for vendors/partners/chapters/staff that is stored on this site is also subject to this Mitchell Institute Data Privacy Policy.

AUDIT OF THE POLICY

Mitchell Institute maintains and updates the Mitchell Institute Data Privacy Policy as required by applicable regulation and as it sees fit in its sole discretion.

MITCHELL INSTITUTE DATA PRIVACY POLICY

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND STORE

We may collect and store information from you when you visit the Mitchell Institute Website.

  1. Information You Provide to Mitchell Institute
    When you use the Mitchell Institute Website to create an account, Mitchell Institute collects some personal information, such as your name, chapter affiliation, phone number, e-mail address, rank, and home or business postal addresses. By providing this information to the Mitchell Institute, you release the Mitchell Institute from any liability in relation to the security of this information. Mitchell Institute encrypts the transmission of Sensitive Information, for your protection, using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Credit card information that is entered into this site is not stored on this site.
  2. Log Data
    When you use the Mitchell Institute Website, we may record information about your online sessions including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, the Web page visited before you came to the Mitchell Institute Web site, information you search for on the Mitchell Institute Web site, locale, date and time stamps of transactions, system configuration information and metadata, and other use of the Mitchell Institute Web site.
  3. Cookies
    We use “cookies” to ensure you are able to log in to the site and remain logged in for your session. A cookie is a small text file.  It records only your session identification information. No personally identifying information is stored in the cookies that are used by the Mitchell Institute.

HOW MITCHELL INSTITUTE USES PERSONAL INFORMATION

  1. Analytics
    Mitchell Institute collects some information (ourselves or using third-party services) using logging and cookies, which can sometimes be correlated with personal information. We use this information for the purposes described in this document and to monitor and analyze use of the Web site.  This is done for the purpose of improving technical administration, functionality, and user-friendliness.
  2. Personal Information
    As you use the Mitchell Institute Website, we may collect personal information that can be used to contact or identify you.   Other than as described in this document, your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent.

DISCLOSURE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

  1. Third-Party Websites
    At our discretion, we may include links to third-party Web sites. 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. 
  2. Service Providers, Business Partners, and Others
    We may use some third-party companies to help us to, analyze, and improve the Website including but not limited to data storage, maintenance services, database management, Web analytics, and payment processing. These third parties may have access to your information for purposes of performing these tasks and in compliance with obligations similar to those in this Privacy Policy. 

    In addition to sending information about member benefits directly to you, Mitchell Institute sometimes shares your contact information with third-party member benefit providers that work on behalf of Mitchell Institute.  These providers are limited to using Mitchell Institute membership data only for the purposes that Mitchell Institute authorizes.  Mitchell Institute allows these third parties to have access to your information only for the purposes of performing these tasks on behalf of the Mitchell Institute.
  3. Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement Requests; Protection of Mitchell Institute’s Rights

    We may disclose data stored in Mitchell Institute databases and information about you that we collect when we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
    1. comply with a law, regulation or compulsory legal request
    2. prevent fraud or abuse of the Mitchell Institute, or its members
    3. protect Mitchell Institute’s property rights 

AFA DATA SECURITY

We follow best practices to protect your information that is submitted to us. This Web site is scanned regularly for security vulnerabilities and is also PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant as determined by a PCI ASV (Payment Card Industry Approved Scanning Vendor). Storing or transmitting electronic data is not 100% secure. Therefore, Mitchell Institute cannot guarantee its absolute security. Changes to this policy will be made from time to time and posted to the Mitchell Institute Website.  

PRIVACY RIGHTS OF USERS OF THE AFA WEBSITE

If you have questions about how your information is used or stored on this Website, or if you believe that a breach of data on the Mitchell Institute website has occurred, please contact Mitchell Institute at (703) 247-5825.