Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Mada al-Carmel — Arab Center for Applied Social Research.

Mada al-Carmel is commited to everyone's right to privacy. This statement explains what personally identifiable information we collect, how we use it, and if and how we share it, as well as what choices you have in disclosing your information, security, and how you can correct inaccuracies.

Information Collection and Use

Mada is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Mada collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. We use cookies to store your login information on your computer. You can access much of our site without cookies, but there are some areas such as profile submission or project information that require cookies. However, we do not use cookies to track your browsing history or match it with your identity for any purpose such as market research or advertising.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Sharing

We may share aggregated demographic information with funders and other organizations. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Security

This website takes every precaution to protect our users' information. This web site does not collect sensitive information such as credit card numbers or social security numbers. Resource submission and Center Profile entry does not use encryption or SSL and users should be aware that it is possible for information submitted to be intercepted by other parties.

Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our organizational administrators and webmasters) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to mada@mada-research.org.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Mada is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Email Newsletter

We send our email newsletter to those users who have signed up to be on our mailing list. Every email from Mada contains an option for the user to unsubscribe.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

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