Minnesota International Center - A World Affairs Council



Privacy Policy

The Minnesota International Center is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience.  This Statement of Privacy sets out how the Minnesota International Center uses and protects any information that you give micglobe.org when you use this website.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.   By using the Minnesota International Center website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information
The Minnesota International Center collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Minnesota International Center also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Minnesota International Center. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by the Minnesota International Center for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Minnesota International Center website.

The Minnesota International Center encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Minnesota International Center so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Minnesota International Center is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Minnesota International Center and the Minnesota International Center family of websites.

If you believe that any information the Minnesota International Center has about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or e-mail us as soon as possible and we will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Use of your Personal Information
The Minnesota International Center collects and uses your personal information to operate the Minnesota International Center website and deliver the services you have requested. The Minnesota International Center also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Minnesota International Center and its affiliates. The Minnesota International Center may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Minnesota International Center does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Minnesota International Center may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the Minnesota International Center may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Minnesota International Center, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Minnesota International Center does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

The Minnesota International Center website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Minnesota International Center or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Minnesota International Center; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Minnesota International Center, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information
The Minnesota International Center secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Minnesota International Center secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement
The Minnesota International Center will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback.  The Minnesota International Center encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Minnesota International Center is protecting your information and to ensure that you are happy with any changes.  This Statement of Privacy was last updated 30 October 2007.

Contact Information
The Minnesota International Center welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the Minnesota International Center has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Minnesota International Center. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.