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Privacy Policy

    Overview

    Protecting your privacy is one of our top priorities. We want you to understand what we do, so we ask that you read our Privacy Policy carefully. We safeguard information about our organization and members according to established and commercially reasonable security standards and procedures.

    MMSHRM is an affiliate of SHRM, the world's largest membership association for the human resource profession. Our website is available to all visitors, although some content and features are restricted to MMSHRM members only. When you provide information to us at our website, you provide personal information that is necessary for us to provide services. We have forms for visitors to complete for membership or events and for other various services. These forms may ask for contact information (such as your phone number or e-mail address), unique identifiers (usually your SHRM membership number, if one is available), financial information (such as your credit card number), or demographic information (for example, your age, location, PHR/SPHR designation, etc.). Contact information from these forms is used to provide the products, promotional materials, or memberships that you request.

    Forms on our site that request financial information do so in order to bill you for products or services ordered. Unique identifiers (specifically, your SHRM member number) 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 MMSHRM's privacy practices and contains detailed information about the following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s):

    1. What information of yours does MMSHRM Online collect?
    2. What organization collects the information and who has access to it?
    3. How does MMSHRM use the information it collects?
    4. How can MMSHRM members modify their personal information?
    5. What types of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?
    6. How does MMSHRM use bulletin boards, discussion lists, and moderated chats?

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

    Questions regarding this statement should be directed to:

    Magnolia Midlands Society for Human Resources Management
    P.O. Box 4198
    Statesboro,GA 30458

    This policy will be updated from time to time, so please check back periodically. 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 information does MMSHRM collect?
    MMSHRM may collect personally identifiable information via its website. This 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 services provided through our website(s).

    MMSHRM collects personal information in the following ways from different parts of its website(s):

    1. MMSHRM Membership Applications: You are sharing personally identifiable information, including your name and mailing address, with us when you join MMSHRM.
    2. Other Registration: You may be asked for personal information when registering for specific events or services. For example, if you register for a seminar through our website, you will be asked to provide your e-mail address as well as other information.

    2. What organization collects the information and who has access to it?
    Data collected through MMSHRM's website(s) is generally collected and maintained solely by the officers of MMSHRM. More specifically:

     

    Personally identifiable information. When you provide personally identifiable information on MMSHRM’s website to register for a service, buy a product, or take advantage of a promotion, that information is collected and maintained solely by MMSHRM, unless specifically stated otherwise at the point of collection.

    Be aware that MMSHRM's sponsors, advertisers, and third-party content providers have links on our site that take you to other websites. For example, when you click on an ad displayed on our website, you are linked to another site. Please note also that links to other websites are provided throughout our webpages for users' information and convenience. MMSHRM hopes that all third parties involved adhere to our policies regarding the privacy of our users. However, MMSHRM's Privacy Policy does not cover third-party data collection practices, and we do not assume any responsibility for any actions of third parties.

    3. How does MMSHRM use the information it collects?
    MMSHRM collects information to provide you with the services you request and to improve our website(s).

    If you join MMSHRM, we use the personally identifiable information you provide in the membership application to send you publications, information about member benefits and special offers, and other information that MMSHRM believes is relevant and useful to its members. MMSHRM does not sell member data to third-parties. As an MMSHRM member, you may have access to other member’s information such as name, business, title, business phone, email address, etc. This information is provided to members only as a means of networking and seeking services. This information is not to be used for other solicitation purposes.

    MMSHRM uses 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 site; and to analyze how and where best to use our resources. Without such data, we would not know which parts of the site are the most popular, and we would not be able to change and update the content and services appropriately.

    MMSHRM 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, MMSHRM may voluntarily provide information to appropriate governmental authorities.

    4. How can MMSHRM members modify their personal information?
    At this time MMSHRM members have limited routes to changing and modifying information previously provided.

    E-mail: Email the chapter president whose contact information is located here. (dbynes@georgiasouthern.edu)

    Send mail to the following postal address: MMSHRM, Post Office Box 8104, Statesboro, Georgia 30460, ATTN: Chapter President.

    5. What kinds of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?
    MMSHRM has security measures, such as firewalls, 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. Any other particularly sensitive information, such as your credit card number, collected for a commerce transaction is encrypted prior to transmission. 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.

    6. How does SHRM Online use bulletin boards, discussion lists, and moderated chats?

    At this time, this site does not make bulletin boards, discussion lists, or moderated chats available to its members.

     

    Privacy Policy Effective March, 2008.