Data we collect
We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way (e.g., printed registration forms). We may request personally identifiable information including, but not limited to:
Home or work address
In addition, we automatically collect usage data such as your device’s Internet protocol (IP) address, purchase history, browser type and version, and traffic source information. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.
When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect Personal Data you give us such as your name, address and email address, credit card, and billing information. This Personal Data is only used for the purpose of completing the transaction.
How we collect information
Below are methods of collecting data that MPAC may use:
Conference or other event registration
Application for a showcase or other MPAC program
“Contact us” online form
“Subscribe to our email list” online form
Payment/transaction form when you make a purchase or donation
The mtperformingarts.org website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. To learn more about cookies, what they are, and how they work, go to: https://allaboutcookies.org/
Why we collect information
We collect Non-personal and Personal Data for the following purposes:
To provide and operate MPAC Services
To provide our visitors and users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support
To be able to contact our visitors and users with general or personalized service-related communications
To monitor usage of mtperformingarts.org, understand how visitors and users interact with the website, and make improvements to it
To comply with any applicable laws and regulations
To respond to inquiries or requests
To customize your experience at our website
To analyze data and usage trends, evaluate our promotional campaigns, and improve our services, marketing, and your experience.
To manage your registration as a user of mtperformingarts.org. The Personal Data you provide can give you access to different functionalities of the website that are available to you as a registered user.
We may provide information that identifies you to companies that assist us in these activities, such as helping us fulfill your request for a product, service or information (e.g., a third-party payment processing company may use your Personal Data in order to complete a transaction you have authorized).
How we store and use the information we collect
MPAC uses third-party software packages to collect and store information. This software includes form and payment processing programs, email marketing tools, and database vendors.
All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by MPAC adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.
Information you provide to us is always transferred and stored securely, and only authorized MPAC staff, board, jury panel members, or other contractors have access to information in our database unless expressly stated at the point of data collection.
Here are other ways in which we might use data that you provide to us:
Annual Showcase & Conference Attendee List (for registered attendees only)
Membership directory (for members only)
MPAC does not provide, sell, or rent user or visitor data to third-party companies.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
MPAC reserves the right to disclose information where required by law or to comply with valid legal processes (such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order).
MPAC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Comply with a legal obligation
Protect and defend the rights or property of MPAC
Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with MPAC
Protect the personal safety of users of mtperformingarts.org or the public
Protect against legal liability
Security of your Personal Data
The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
How you can control your information
We want to be sure that we keep only the most accurate and up-to-date information about you in our records. If you believe that your contact information needs to be updated or you wish to have it removed from our databases, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may choose at any time to remove your information from our email subscriber list. To do so, open any email campaign from MPAC, scroll to the bottom of the message, and click “unsubscribe.”
How we communicate with you
We may contact you to notify you regarding your membership, to troubleshoot problems with your membership, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our organization, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our organization policies, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.
Details on processing your information
By using or accessing mtperformingarts.org you are consenting to the Montana Performing Arts Consortium, Inc.’s use of browser cookies for analytics tracking. To learn more about cookies, what they are, and how they work, go to: https://allaboutcookies.org/
We may use third-party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of mtperformingarts.org.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Email Marketing: Brevo (formerly SendInBlue)
We may use Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to you.
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us at email@example.com.
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Changes to this policy
If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any Personal Data we have about you, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us mail to PO Box 1254, Great Falls, MT 59403.