Middle East Policy Council

MEPC Privacy Policy

The Middle East Policy Council is committed to protecting your privacy.

This Statement of Privacy applies to the Middle East Policy Council Web site at www.mepc.org and governs data collection and usage. By using the Middle East Policy Council website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The Middle East Policy Council collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, and mailing address. The Middle East Policy Council also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by The Middle East Policy Council. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by The Middle East Policy Council to provide general statistics regarding visits to www.mepc.org.

The Middle East Policy Council web site will occasionally link to other related web sites. We advise you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from ours so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. The Middle East Policy Council Privacy policy also applies to Teach Mideast, the educational site at www.teachmideast.org related to the Council’s teacher workshops.

Use of your Personal Information

The Middle East Policy Council collects and uses your personal information to operate the The Middle East Policy Council Web site and deliver the services you have requested. The Middle East Policy Council 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 Middle East Policy Council does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. However, the Middle East Policy Council 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 Middle East Policy Council, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Middle East Policy Council keeps track of the pages our customers visit within The Middle East Policy Council in order to determine which content areas are the most popular. This data could be used to deliver customized content within The Middle East Policy Council to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

The Middle East Policy Council 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 Middle East Policy Council or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Middle East Policy Council; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Middle East Policy Council, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

The Middle East Policy Council secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Middle East Policy Council 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 Middle East Policy Council will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Middle East Policy Council encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how The Middle East Policy Council is protecting your information.

Contact Information

The Middle East Policy Council welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Middle East Policy Council has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Middle East Policy Council at info@mepc.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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