Privacy Policy

Updated as of May 25, 2018

This User Agreement and Privacy Policy governs each website, mobile site, and/or other service, regardless of how distributed, transmitted, published, or broadcast (each, a “Service”) provided by Minorities in Media Connect LLC that links to this User Agreement and Privacy Policy, which is binding on all those who access, visit and/or use the service, whether acting as an individual or on behalf of an entity, including you and all persons, entities, or digital engines of any kind that harvest, crawl, index, scrape, spider, or mine digital content by an automated or manual process or otherwise (collectively, “you” or “your”).

At Minorities in Media Connect, we very much appreciate your readership and engagement and understand the importance of your personal privacy. This policy is available to help you understand the handling of information while you’re on the site. On this page, we’ll explain our approach to achieving GDPR-compliance, both for ourselves and for you.

How We Collect Information

Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, that is not otherwise publicly available. Minorities in Media Connect collects personal information when you subscribe to the Minorities in Media Connect newsletter; and when you visit the Minorities in Media Connect website.

When you subscribe to our newsletter we ask for and collect information such as, but not limited to; your name and email address.

Transparency and Choice

People have different privacy concerns. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect, so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used. For example, you can always set your own Cookie preferences and therefore decide whether you agree to be on our radar when it comes to ads or behavior analytics or not.

Cookies and Related Technologies

We collect information through technology, such as cookies, pixels, and Web beacons, including when you visit our websites. “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Minorities in Media Connect or its advertisers may send a cookie to your computer through your browser. Minorities in Media Connect uses cookies to track page requests and the duration of each user’s visit, and the use of cookies allows us to provide a user’s browser with information tailored to the visitor’s preferences and needs and to also streamline the user’s visits to our website. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept cookies, your experience at our website and other websites may be diminished and some features may not work as intended.

In addition, Minorities in Media Connect automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Minorities in Media Connect cookie information, and the website page you request. Minorities in Media Connect uses this information to help diagnose problems with our servers, for system administration, and to examine our website traffic in aggregate. The information may be collected and used to improve the content of our Web pages and to customize content and/or layout for each user.

Use of Personal Information

Registration is not required in order to use this site. However, we provide visitors the opportunity to sign up to receive communications from us. In this case, we ask the visitor for personally identifiable information. Depending on what the visitor opts-in for, these communications will include some or all of the following: daily or weekly newsletters, company updates, and/or other relevant promotions. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any email we send, or by replying to any email stating you’d like to remove from our list.

In an effort to allow users to tailor their participation in the Minorities in Media Connect newsletter, all email newsletters sent from Minorities in Media Connect provide an opt-out link at the bottom of the email. If you receive one of these emails and wish to unsubscribe please follow the instructions given in each email or contact info@mimconnect.com.

If you provide us with personally identifiable information for the purposes of receiving these communications, this information will not be shared with any third-party organization except with your express consent. If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer wish us to possess your information, you can request correction, updating, or deletion of your information by emailing us at info@mimconnect.com.

Sharing of Personal Information with Third Parties

Minorities in Media Connect does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide the Minorities in Media Connect email newsletter you have requested.

Outside Links

This website may contain links to other websites that are not controlled by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices and policies of any website other than our own.

Security

We follow accepted industry standards to protect personal information you have provided.

We work hard to protect Minorities in Media Connect and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:

  • We encrypt our services using SSL, in transit and at rest as well.
  • We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
  • We restrict access to personal information to those of Minorities in Media Connect staff.

However, no method of electronic storage can ever be 100% secure. Therefore we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security of your information.

Legal Disclaimer

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 to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on our website.

Update/Change Your User Profile or Preferences

To update your email address or change your email preferences please contact info@mimconnect.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Minorities in Media Connect reserves the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update or modification on the website. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the website. Users will be informed of changes to this Privacy Policy via the “updated as of” notice on this Policy.

Our Commitment

We’re committed to our users enjoying Minorities in Media Connect to help them understand and prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The GDPR is the most comprehensive EU data privacy law in decades, and will come into effect on May 25, 2018.

As well as strengthening and unifying user data privacy across the EU, it also puts new or additional obligations upon anyone that handles EU citizens’ personal data, regardless of where they are located.

Below, we’ll explain our approach to ach

Minorities in Media Connect Way and Adoption

The GDPR’s updated requirements are significant and our team is working hard to bring Minorities in Media Connect’s service offerings and contractual commitments in line so Customers can prepare themselves before May 25, 2018. Measures taken to achieve this include:

  • Changes in our newsletter sign ups. We updated all opt-in checkboxes to require an action taken. All language with exactly what you are signing up for is on forms/landing pages across products.
  • Investments under the hood. We are working on improvements to our infrastructure, to fulfill all the requirements and obligations connected to continuous security monitoring, data breaches and security incident management.
  • We have already updated our Privacy Policy. This is not the end of the story, we are working on our internal policies and practices to ensure that we are aligned with the GDPR requirements.

We’ll also continue to monitor the guidance around GDPR compliance from privacy-related regulatory bodies, and will adjust our plans accordingly if it changes.

Stay Updated

Fulfilling our privacy and data security commitments is important to us. So we’re happy to help you prepare for all the changes the GDPR brings. This page will be revised to reflect GDPR-related information as it becomes available.

Contact Details

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please email info@mimconnect.com