Privacy Policy

CMAA respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its Web site. To protect online privacy, CMAA has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does CMAA Collect?

Most data CMAA collects are used only to help us better serve our members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users/members by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the Web site.

From General Users. CMAA does not collect any personal information from users browsing its Web site. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page -- are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

From CMAA Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on our website, members and other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. CMAA asks users to provide their name, member number (for members), organization name, business phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to CMAA through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders, subscriptions, and contest registrations.  CMAA only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its members. This information is not sold or distributed in any other manner. 

How Does CMAA Use Data Collected?

CMAA uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:

Member Services and Products. Generally, CMAA uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors' interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

How Does CMAA Use Cookies?

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a User's hard disk for use either during a particular session ("per-session" cookie) or for future use ("persistent" cookie). CMAA may use cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, determine appropriate solicitations, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about Users over the Internet or to analyze any information that Users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. When a user registers, the system will ask whether the user approves of the attachment of a cookie. Users may instruct their Internet browsers to opt out of accepting a "persistent" cookie and rather accept only a "per-session" cookie, but will need to login each time they visit the site to enjoy the full benefits. If the user declines the attachment of any cookie, the user may not have access to the full benefits of the website. Registration enables the site to better determine members' interest areas and provide the most relevant information.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?

This Web site contains links to other web sites. CMAA has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.

What Means Of Redress Are Available?

If any User suspects CMAA has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by calling 703.356.262