BPMA Website Privacy Policy

Introduction:

The Boston Public Market Association, (hereafter referred to as “BPMA”) is committed to providing the best user experience it can while maintaining the privacy of it’s valued customers. This Privacy Policy describes how BPMA collects, uses, maintains and discloses information when you (hereafter referred to as “User”) visit the BPMA website, www.bostonpublicmarket.org.

Purpose:

Information that is obtained through the BPMA website is used for, but not limited to, to better understand Users’ interests and personalize the website experience; assess the effectiveness of the website and make improvements; analyze website traffic; send emails and notifications; better understand how our Users use the resources and services provided on our website, and thus provide better overall customer service to Users so that BPMA’s efforts are most effective.

How Information is Collected:

BPMA collects information from it’s Users in a variety of ways such as, when Users visit and navigate the BPMA website, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources made available on the BPMA website.

Information You Give Us:

Personal information such as name, email, phone number and mailing address are only collected from Users if they voluntarily submit such information on the BPMA website (e.g. signing up for the newsletter). This information is primarily used internally within the organization, but may also be shared with a select group of third-party websites (e.g. Mailchimp) to collect, organize and analyze information, as well as provide services such as newsletters and surveys. These third-party websites are used to better operate the organization and the website, or administer activities on behalf of BPMA.

Information We Collect:

Non-personal information may also be collected whenever a User visits and navigates the BPMA site. Non-personal information may include device-specific details such as the browser or type of operating system being used, or cookies that identify patterns and help make a User’s experience more personable and relevant to his/her interest.

When a User visits the BPMA website, the pages that are looked at, and a short text file called a cookie, are downloaded to the User’s computer. A cookie is used to store small amounts of information and does not contain personal information. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert when cookies are being sent.

BPMA uses Google Analytics to collect and organize this information. Google Analytics does not sell, give, or trade the statistics they store to any other 3rd parties; however, we encourage you to review its own privacy policy.

Security:

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information. We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal information to others.

Agreement:

By using the BPMA website, you accept this privacy policy. BPMA has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time and by using the BPMA website, you acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of its modifications. Your continued use of the BPMA website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns about the BPMA Privacy Policy, please contact information@bostonpublicmarket.org.