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Privacy Policy


    Welcome to the website of the Mississippi Valley Human Resources Association (MVHRA). Our website is available to all visitors, although some content and features are restricted to MVHRA members.

    Unique identifiers (specifically, your MVHRA username and password) are collected from website visitors to verify the user's identity for access to restricted content or features on the site.

    This Online Privacy Policy discloses MVHRA's privacy practices and contains detailed information about the following:

    1. What information the organization collects and who has access to it.
    2. How MVHRA uses the information it collects
    3. How you can modify your MVHRA member information
    4. The types of security procedures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

    All products and services on the MVHRA website are made available subject to this Privacy Policy. By using the website, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

    Questions regarding this statement should be directed to: or our published mailing address on the website

    MVHRA will update this policy from time to time, so please check back periodically. When such changes occur, you will see the word "Updated" next to the Privacy Policy link on the home page of the MVHRA website. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will prominently post such changes prior to implementing them.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What personally identifiable information does MVHRA collect online?
      Personally identifiable information refers to data that tells us specifically who you are (e.g., your name and postal address). You are only required to provide such information if you want to take advantage of optional products and services provided through our website.

    MVHRA collects personally identifiable information in the following ways from different parts of its website:

    • MVHRA Membership Applications: You are sharing personally identifiable information, including your name and mailing address, with us when you join MVHRA or renew your MVHRA membership through our website. MVHRA members are given a MVHRA username and password that enables members to take advantage of restricted content and features on the MVHRA website.
    • Other Registration: You may be asked for personally identifiable information when registering for specific services or events. For example, if you register online for the monthly meetings or the annual workshop, you may be asked to provide your e-mail address.
    1. What information does the organization collect and who has access to it?  Data collected through MVHRA's website is generally collected and maintained solely by MVHRA. More specifically:
    • Personally identifiable information: When you provide personally identifiable information on the MVHRA website to register for a service or take advantage of a promotion, that information is collected and maintained solely by MVHRA, unless specifically stated otherwise at the point of collection. MVHRA will inform you at the point of collection if your personal data is being shared with another organization. If you do not want to share your information with that company, you can choose not to use that service.
    • Who has access to this information: The Officers, Directors or Committee Leaders of the MVHRA may have access to all or part of the information provided through this website to perform the specific functions of their position, including but not limited to: Membership Recruitment, solicitation of your participation at one of our events, surveys and providing you with ongoing subscription content and topic updates when you opt into these updates.
    • Member Information: If you join MVHRA or renew your membership through our website, you provide personally identifiable information on the membership application. MVHRA does not sell mailing lists (names and mailing addresses) or e-mail addresses of members to third-parties. We may, from time to time, provide your information to an event sponsor or exhibitor, where you have attended the event or forward to you information from vendors and entities providing educational programs of interest in our area. Members of the organization have access to your email and contact information for the purposes of sharing HR related information and educational programs and materials. Members are asked to not use this information indiscriminately for the purposes of business solicitations. The Officers and Directors may take disciplinary action in the event of frequent or severe complaint of misuse by a member.
    • Anonymous information: We may disclose to third-party advertisers aggregate statistics (i.e., impressions and click-through statistics on a company's advertisement). Also, we may share aggregate website statistics with the media or other third parties. No personally identifiable information is disclosed to these advertisers or other third parties as part of this process-only information in an aggregate form.
    • Advertising and Third Party Content: Be aware that MVHRA's advertisers and third-party content providers may have links on our site that take you to other websites. For example, when you click on an ad displayed on the MVHRA website, you may be linked to another site. Please note also that links to other websites are provided throughout the MVHRA website for users' information and convenience. MVHRA hopes that all third parties involved adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our users. However, MVHRA's Privacy Policy does not cover third-party data collection practices, and MVHRA does not assume any responsibility for any actions of third parties.
    1. How does MVHRA use the information it collects?

    MVHRA collects information to provide you with the services you request and to improve our organization’s response to your HR needs and the help in the development of this website.

    If you join MVHRA or renew your MVHRA membership through our website, we use the personally identifiable information you provide in the membership application to send you MVHRA publications, information about member benefits and special offers, and other information that MVHRA believes is relevant and useful to its members. MVHRA does not sell mailing lists (names and mailing addresses) or e-mail addresses of members to HR service providers.

    MVHRA may use aggregate, anonymous data to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our site visitors; to measure user interests regarding specific areas of the MVHRA website; and to analyze how and where best to use our resources. Without such data, we would not know which parts of the MVHRA website are the most popular, and we would not be able to change and update the content and services appropriately.

    MVHRA may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide information on individual users to the appropriate governmental authorities. In matters involving a danger to personal or public safety, MVHRA may voluntarily provide information to appropriate governmental authorities.

    1. How can MVHRA members modify their personal information?

    MVHRA members have the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided:

    Via Regular Mail: Please use the current mailing address posted on our website. Since we are a volunteer organization this address may change as or officers, directors or contacts may change regularly and the web site will have the most current list of contacts for our organization.

    Via E-Mail:

    1. What kinds of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?

    MVHRA has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur; we take reasonable precautions to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

    You are ultimately responsible for the security of your MVHRA username and password. You should not share your MVHRA username and password with colleagues or friends so they can access content or features on the MVHRA website that are restricted to MVHRA members only. You should log out of your browser at the end of each computer session to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence, especially if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe.

    Privacy Policy Effective September, 2012