Privacy Statement regarding Mike Dempsey and Associates (Known throughout this letter as MDA)
MDA may collect personally identifiable information such as name, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address. This personal information is collected and used by MDA staff for the purpose of facilitating a relationship or business transaction.
The MDA website resides behind a firewall and uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer, the industry-standard security protocol used to communicate with browsers) to transmit personal information. Data is strongly encrypted during transmission to ensure that personal and payment information is secure. Industry-standard data encryption techniques are used to protect personal information on MDA computers. SSL-capable browsers typically have a symbol on the browser window to indicate when they are in a secure mode. In addition, the URL will begin with "https:" for all browsers.
MDA does not sell or rent e-mail addresses to other organizations. Certain e-mail addresses may be published in both print and electronic MDA publications including the MDA website. MDA may generate e-mail for the following types of communication:
- Notification e-mail to which the individual may subscribe and unsubscribe.
- Transactional e-mail, which is the result of a business transaction initiated with the MDA.
- Relationship e-mail, which is sent as an informational service because of a relationship with the MDA.
- Commercial e-mail, which is sent to promote an MDA product or service (You may opt not to receive this type of e-mail).
- Correspondence from MDA staff as a result of a communication initiated by a member or customer.
E-mail that has a provision for opt-out will include instructions on how to do so. All inquiries regarding subscription-based e-mails should be directed to the MDA Member and Customer Services Department (see MDA Contact Information below).
Postal mailing list’s, comprised of full name and postal address, will not be sold to other organizations (e.g. professional societies and/or commercial publishers) for any promotional or informational use.
The MDA may occasionally send informational or promotional materials to members and customers. You may choose to exclude yourself from all, none, or only non-MDA mailings by contacting the Member and Customer Services Department (see MDA Contact Information).
The MDA uses third-party agents for several business purposes, including credit card validation, hotel registration, and shipping. These agents are permitted to use your personal information only to provide the MDA with a specific service and not for any other purpose. Please contact the MDA Member and Customer Service Department (see MDA Contact Information) if you believe this policy has been violated.
MDA makes every effort to preserve your privacy, but we may need to disclose personal information when required by law. MDA may also disclose personal information if it believes in good faith that such action is necessary.
Non-personal information is collected behind the scenes by the MDA web server and is used to compile general website usage statistics or facilitate access to restricted website services. Such information includes:
- IP address of computer
- Browser-related information
- Locations visited on the website
IP address is used to verify access rights of licensed subscribers to MDA products that require license agreements, such as MDA Customer Login pages. They also aid in the general administration of the website.
A HTTP Cookie is a piece of data that is stored by your browser in either your computer’s memory or on your computer’s hard drive. We do not collect any data other than what you enter into our submit form on our contact page.
There are no public or private forums on the MDA website.
How can you update your personal Information?
You can make changes to personal information in several ways:
- Contact MDA Customer Services (see contact information below).
MDA Customer Contact Information Services in several ways:
- Email: info @ MikeDempseyAssoc.com
By postal service:
Mike Dempsey & Associates - 24333 Southfield Road, Suite 102 - Southfield Michigan 48075
- Telephone: ((313) 406-9559 (US and Canada)
The MDA Privacy Statement is subject to change and was last modified by our Webmaster May 13th, 2009.