Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to the Measurement, Control & Automation Association (“MCAA”, “we” or “us). This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that MCAA collects and the ways in which we use that personal information. It applies to personal information we collect on this website, in email, text, or other electronic messages between you and MCAA.

Personal information collection

MCAA may collect information, such as your name, title, company address, company telephone number, business email address, company billing address, company IP address, and company shipping information that you provide to us when using this website or communicating with us. We collect this information to fulfill our legitimate interest, which is to provide you with membership services you order and to establish and maintain our relationship with you as a service provider.

Using personal information

MCAA may use your personal information to:

  • administer this website;
  • personalize the website for you;
  • enable your access to and use of the private member portal and member services;
  • contact you and respond to your requests and inquiries;
  • transact business with you, including to establish membership and maintain our relationship with you; and
  • send you emails, newsletters and resource publications that are included in the company membership that may be of interest to you.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified above, MCAA may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Disclosure of Personal Information

MCAA does not sell, share or release your information to outside parties unless absolutely necessary. For example, we may be required to share your personal information with companies that provide us with technical support and assistance concerning this website, financial institutions who process payment for orders placed by you, and other third parties who facilitate delivery of the products you have purchased (i.e. USPS, UPS, FedEx).

Securing your personal information

MCAA takes reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of your personal information. We store all personal information you provide to us on a secure server.

Where your personal information is stored

MCAA is located in the United States. To our knowledge, personal information you share with us is stored and processed in the United States. MCAA does not knowingly deal with third parties outside of the United States.

About Cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website, you consent to MCAA’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers and are stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

MCAA uses cookies on this website from various third parties, including Google Analytics. MCAA uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available through a link on Google’s homepage.

Refusing cookies

You may refuse to accept cookies by adjusting your browser settings. However, if you refuse to accept cookies you may be unable to access certain parts of this website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you visit our website.

Retention period

We retain your personal information for as long as you remain a member and thereafter only for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy statement unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law, including to fulfill a legal obligation.

External links

This website may, from time to time, contain links to external sites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for these third-party sites or the content of such third-party sites. Once you have left this website, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement of any websites you visit.

Your rights

Individuals in the EEA and Switzerland have certain data rights that may be subject to limitations and restrictions. These rights include the right to (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal information; (ii) obtain restriction to processing or object processing of their personal information; and (iii) ask for a copy of their personal information to be provided to them or a third party in a machine-readable format. If you wish to exercise one of the above-mentioned rights, please send us your request to the contact details set out below. Individuals also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal information with their local data protection authority.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement, please contact us at mcaa@themcaa.org or by mail at:

Measurement, Control & Automation Association
Attn: MCAA President
200 City Hall Avenue, Suite D
Poquoson, VA  23662
USA

Please note that email communications are not necessarily secure. Accordingly, you should not include credit card information or other sensitive information in your email correspondence to us.

Changes to this privacy statement

MCAA reserves the right to change this privacy statement. Any changes to this privacy statement will become effective upon posting of the revised privacy statement on this website. If we make material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you by means of a prominent notice on this website prior to the change becoming effective.

Last updated: May 24, 2018