Last Updated: 08/2020

Minnesota Technology Association (MnTech) Website Privacy Policy

This page explains our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information on this website, and also serves to inform you of your privacy options.

This policy covers the website at (the “MnTech Website”). The MnTech Website is owned and operated by Minnesota Technology Association (“MnTech”). Should you have privacy questions or concerns, please contact us via our contact page.

By using visiting the MnTech Website, you agree to the collection and use of information in the manner described in this policy. MnTech shall have right at any time and without prior notice, at its sole discretion, to revise this policy. Such revisions and additions shall be effective immediately. You are responsible for reviewing the MnTech Website periodically for any modification to this policy. Any access or use of the MnTech Website by you after notice of modifications to this policy shall constitute and be deemed to be your agreement to such modifications.

Information Collected and Information Provided

This policy applies to all information collected by MnTech on the MnTech Website and any information you submit to MnTech or post to the MnTech Website. You will most likely provide personal information to us when you use the MnTech Website, when you register as a user of the MnTech Website, or when you participate in transactional activities on the MnTech Website. The personal information we may collect includes: the information you submit to MnTech or post to the MnTech Website such as your name, user name, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and other information submitted or posted to the MnTechWebsite. We never store, save or have access to any sensitive information including passwords, debit or credit card, or other transactional account information that you may submit during the course of your visit.

Your Information

The MnTech Website may include areas that allow users to post or send information to the MnTech Website. When you post information to the MnTech Website, other site visitors may be able to view that information. We suggest that you use exercise caution when providing personally identifiable information to MnTech or the MnTech Website.

How we Use Information

Our primary goal in collecting your information is to provide you with a personalized, relevant, and positive experience with theMnTech Website. We will never sell, share or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information for commercial purposes.

You can register on the MnTech Website to receive email, or submit forms which will allow us to contact you. See the section below entitled “Your Privacy Preferences” to learn how to control your preferences.

In addition to the personal information you supply, we may collect certain information to evaluate how visitors, guests, and customers use the MnTech Website. We collect data to make the MnTech Website work better for you in the following ways: to improve the design of the MnTech Website, to provide personalization on the MnTech Website and to evaluate the performance of our marketing programs. The technologies we may use to gather this non-personal information may include “IP” addresses, “cookies”, browser detection, and “weblogs” or other methods.

IP addresses define the Internet location of computers and help us better understand the geographic distribution of our visitors and customers and manage the performance of the MnTech Website. Cookies are tiny files placed onto the hard drive of your computer when you visit the MnTech Website, so we can immediately recognize you when you return to the MnTech Website and deliver content specific to your interests. You may modify your browser preferences to accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or reject all cookies. Please consult your browser instructions for information on how to modify your choices about cookies. If you modify your browser preferences, certain features of the MnTech Website may not be available to you.

We may detect the type of web browser you are using to optimize the performance of the MnTech Website and to understand the mix of browsers used by our visitors, guests, and customers. To learn about how people use our site, we examine weblogs, which show the paths people take through the MnTech Website and how long they spend in certain areas.

MnTech may contract with unaffiliated third parties to provide services such as customer communications, website analytics, advertising and other services. When we do this, we may provide your personally identifiable information to third parties only to provide those services, and they are not authorized to use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.

Data Security

Access to your data is limited to authorized MnTech staff or approved vendors. Although total security does not exist on the Internet, MnTech shall make commercially reasonable efforts to safeguard the information that you submit to MnTech or that MnTech collects.

Use of the MnTech Website by Children

The MnTech Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 16.

Your Privacy Preferences

When you sign up as a registered user of the MnTech Website you may begin receiving marketing communications such as e-mail newsletters, product and service updates and promotions. Our visitors generally find this type of information useful. If you do not want to receive these updates, you can use any of the following methods to notify MnTech that you do not want to receive such information: select the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email and follow the instructions; or contact us via our contact page.

How to Access or Correct Your Information

You can access and maintain your personally identifiable information that we collect by contacting us via our contact page. To protect your privacy, we may require a user ID and/or email address to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections to such personally identifiable information.

Disclosure of Information

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process. It is also possible that MnTech would sell the company or all or substantially all of its assets. In any transaction of this kind, customer information, including your personally identifiable information, may be among the assets that are transferred. If we decide to so transfer your personally identifiable information, you will be notified by an email sent to the last known email address in our files and/or by notice posted on the MnTech Website.

Privacy and Other Websites

The MnTech Website may contain links to other websites. MnTech is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of each web site that collects personally identifiable information. Some linked sites may be co-branded with our trademarks and those of our business partners. They may have the look and feel of, but the URL in your browser window will indicate that you are visiting a different site. This policy only applies to information collected by MnTech.