Your privacy is important to the MIDI Manufacturers Association (the "Association") and it’s web community known as the MIDI Association. This policy discloses the information practices, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. You should also read the terms of service for the site as it also includes important information about who can use the site and age restrictions for becoming a member.
The MIDI Association
Web site URL: MIDI.org
The Collection of Personal Data
Please be aware that most of our website is available and open to you without having to provide any Personal Data (defined below). However, in order to access and use certain MIDI Association properties and resources or parts of websites, we may request Personal Data from you, like your name, e-mail address, company name and telephone number (personally identifiable information or "Personal Data"). The Association uses this information to customize your experience as an Association member on our web site and provide you with a password to use these web sites, or for the purposes stated at the time of collection, such as participation in a promotion. You have the right to refuse to provide this information, however access to certain secure portions of the website(s) will not be provided.
We may also occasionally send newsletters by email to our registered users. To unsubscribe from these newsletters please follow the directions in these emails.
We may also disclose your personal data as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request, to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
If MIDI Association is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal data, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal data.
Collecting Domain Information
As is true most web sites, The Association gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/ exit pages, operating system, date/ time stamp, and/ or clickstream data. This data enables us to become more familiar with which customers visit our site, how often they visit and what parts of the site they visit most often. The Association uses this information to improve its web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part. We do not tie Personal Data to domain information, except as necessary to prevent abuse or fraud on our site.
Use of Tracking Technologies
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by The Association and our partners, affiliates, analytics or service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 or Flash to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
Behavioral Targeting / Tracking
We may partner with a third party to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests.
We may use Google AdSense to publish ads on this site. When you view or click on an ad a cookie will be set to help better provide advertisements that may be of interest to you on this and other Web sites. You may opt-out of the use of this cookie by visiting Google’s Advertising and Privacy page: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
Social Media Features and Widgets
Links to Other Web Sites
The MIDI Association reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time, so please review it frequently.