Twin Cities Media Alliance Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 3, 2018

Twin Cities Media Alliance (“TCMA,” “we,” or “us”) is committed to delivering interesting and relevant content while protecting the privacy of our users and contributors. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) identifies what information we collect, how we collect it, and how it is used (collectively, the “Services”). Please read the entire Policy before using the Services. By using the Services, you consent to all terms of this Policy.

1. Information We Collect. TCMA users are not required to provide any information when they visit the Services. However, we may ask for some or all of the following information when users join or register with the Services, submit content, register for events, or directly contact us:

A. Contact information, such as name, display name, e-mail address, organization name, site password, zip code, and telephone number;

B. Payment information, such as credit card number and expiration date;

C. Correspondence and other information that you send to us; and

D. Additional information described to you at the point of collection and subject to your consent.

We may also collect the following information automatically when you visit the Services:

A. Your browser type and operating system;

B. Your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

2. Use of Information. We may use information that we collect through the Services for the following purposes:

A. To conduct demographic analysis on our users;

B. To provide information you request and respond to correspondence that we receive from you;

C. To customize and personalize your use of the Services;

D. Contact you with surveys, legal notices, and other information that may be relevant to your use of the Services;

E. As otherwise described to you at the point of collection and subject to your consent.

3. Sharing of Information. It is our policy not to share your information with third parties. We do reserve the right to share your information with third parties in the following limited circumstances:

A. In order to protect the legal rights, safety, and security of Twin Cities Media Alliance;

B. To enforce our Terms of Use;

We may also disclose certain aggregate website usage and demographic information that does not describe or identify individual users.

4. Data Security. We have procedures in place to help protect against theft, loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or destruction of the information you provide to us. No data transmission or storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit or disclose to us and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your information. In the event of a breach, we will notify you via email as soon as we can.

5. Privacy Policy Updates. We may modify this Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions here. Your continued use of the Services after any modification constitutes your acceptance of the updated Policy. Please check back often.

6. Third Party Sites and Services. TCMA utilizes third party vendors MailChimp and EventBrite for newsletters and ticketing, respectively. These sites are not under the control of TCMA and have their own terms of service and privacy policies. We encourage you to review them.

7. Communications Preferences. You may choose not to receive promotional emails, newsletters, or communications from us. You may opt out of receiving emails from us by clicking on the “update subscription preferences” or “unsubscribe from this list” links included in the emails you receive. Please note that opt-out requests may take up to 14 business days to be effective.

8. Contact Us. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at: hello@tcmediaalliance.org.