Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. The Statement of Privacy applies to the www.micreativity.org and Michigan Creativity Association and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Michigan Creativity Association (MICA) include www.micreativity and Michigan Creativity Association. The MICA web site is a public web site used to disseminate information about Michigan Creativity Association and the Destination Imagination program. By using the MICA web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

MICA may collect personally identifiable information such as your name, your email address, your company address and phone number. In the future, we may gather additional personal or non-personal information in an effort to serve you better.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by MICA. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service , to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the MICA web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through MICA's public blog and/or message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

MICA encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from MICA so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. MICA is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of the MICA web site.

Use of Your Personal Information

MICA collects and uses your personal information to operate its web site(s) and deliver the information you have requested.

MICA may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other information, products and/or events available from MICA and its affiliates. MICA may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current products/events or of potential new products/events that may be offered.

MICA does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties, period!

MICA may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide support, or arrange deliverers. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to MICA and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

MICA may keep track of the web site and pages our users visit within MICA, in order to determine what MICA information is the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content within MICA to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

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

Use of Cookies

The MICA web site may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize a MICA page, or register with the MICA site, a cookie helps MICA to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as company name, address, and so on. When you return to the MICA web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved so you can easily use the MICA features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies, if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, some of the interactive features of the MICA web site will not be available to you.

Security of Your Personal Information

MICA secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Children Under Thirteen

MICA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask a parent or guardian for permission to use this web site.

Opt-Out and Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from MICA by contacting us here:

Michigan Creativity Association
235 Allen Lake Drive
White Lake, MI 48386

Changes to this Statement

MICA will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. MICA encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how MICA is protecting your information.

Contact Information

MICA welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that MICA has not adhered to this statement, please contact us at:

Michigan Creativity Association
235 Allen Lake Drive
White Lake, MI 48386