Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of July 28, 2014, and was last updated on July 28, 2014.

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, the MCA developed this Privacy Policy. You accept it when you accept the complete MCA Website Terms of Use. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@meatcollectivealliance.org.

MCA provides this Privacy Policy to inform users of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of personally identifiable information received from users of this Website and Forum. This Privacy Policy is subject to change at any time. Each version will apply to information collected while it was in place. We will notify you of any material changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy on our Website.

If you reside outside the U.S. your personally identifiable information will be transferred to the U.S. and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy standards. By visiting our Website and providing information to us, you consent to such transfer to, and processing in, the U.S.

Information Collection and Use

Our goal in collecting personally identifiable information is to best provide access to the information made available through the Website and to enable you to interact with us. This can include, but is not limited to, communicating with you, managing your registered user account (if you have one), processing donations, and any Forum activity. In order to participate in some parts of the Website, registration is necessary, and you will be asked to submit certain personally identifiable information to MCA. Personally identifiable information that we may collect in such instances can include your IP address, full user name, password, email address, payment information, city, time zone, and other information that you provide us with, or that you decide to include in your public profile. Your information or usage data may be shared with Third Party services such as PayPal, Campaign Monitor, Constant Contact, and Google Analytics. Please read their privacy policies if you would like to learn more about how they will use your information and/or data.

MCA will not use or disclose your personal information without your consent, except: * where required or authorized by law; * to implement the terms of any agreement we have with you; * to assist the lawful investigation of a law enforcement authority; * to protect the rights, property or personal safety of MCA, another MCA user, or any member of the public; * MCA assets and operations are transferred to another party; or * as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

Like many websites, the MCA uses cookies in order to optimize your experience while using this Website. Cookies are small files saved to your computer’s hard drive that track, save, and store information about the your interactions and use of the Website. Cookies may also be used to gather statistical data on visitors for analytical purposes. If you wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this Website, you should take the necessary steps within your web browser security settings to block all cookies from this Website and our external serving vendors. This, however, may impede your use of the Website.

When you click on links on this Website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Security

We will make all legally-required disclosures of any breach of the security, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored personal data to you via email or a conspicuous posting on this Website as soon as possible and consistent with the legitimate needs of law enforcement of any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.

Future Email Contact

Let’s keep in touch! If you sign up for our newsletter, we may send you emails about the MCA and other updates. You may sign up on our homepage.

Opt Out

If after you opt in to receive email or other communications from us, and you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you. Additionally, you can also opt out of the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information. To opt out of any of these activities, email us at info@meatcollectivealliance.org or mail us at:

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