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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use the website. This Privacy Policy further explains your privacy rights and how the law protects you when visiting the website. 


We collect Personal Data such as your email address, name, home or work address, telephone number, and billing information. By using the website you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


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:

  • Name

  • Email

  • Professional title

  • Home or work address

  • Telephone number


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 website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. To learn more about cookies, what they are, and how they work, go to: 


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, 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 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. 


Our website is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. To learn more about’s Privacy Policy, go to: 


All direct payment gateways offered by 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.


MPAC uses the Brevo (formerly SendInBlue) platform to collect contact information, send newsletters, and communicate with members and the public. Brevo is ISO 27001:2013-certified and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant. To learn more about Brevo’s Privacy Policy, go to: 


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 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


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 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: 



We may use third-party service providers to monitor and analyze the use of


Google Analytics

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.


You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.


For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:


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

MPAC uses the Brevo (formerly SendInBlue) platform to collect contact information, send newsletters, and communicate with members and the public. Brevo is ISO 27001:2013-certified and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant. To learn more about Brevo’s Privacy Policy, go to: 


Links to Other Websites

This website ( may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.


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

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 


Contact us

If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any Personal Data we have about you, contact us at or send us mail to PO Box 1254, Great Falls, MT 59403.

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