MAG Privacy Policy

By visiting the MAG website or otherwise providing personal information to the MAG via any other means, you accept and consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Your privacy is important to us and the MAG is committed to respecting your privacy. We do not rent or resell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. The information we collect is used to provide services to our clients and this statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

Web site visitors who are MAG members or register for MAG Conferences on this site

MAG is committed to providing programs, products and opportunities based on our member's needs . When you register for a MAG Conference or renew your annual membership dues online, we collect your name, contact information, credit card information, as well as information about your current purchase and we keep information on your purchase history. This information is used by us and/or our agents: to support your interaction with our site, to deliver your purchases and to contact you again about other services and products we offer. We DO NOT share your name or contact information (including e-mail, telephone and physical address) with other companies.

Web site visitors who do not make purchases or otherwise identify themselves

If you do not sign on to our Web site, our Web server does not have access to personally identifiable information about you. It does not know your e-mail address unless you volunteer it.

Updating your personal information and privacy preferences
You have the right to access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences at any time. You may access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences (such as whether you wish to receive promotional communications) by contacting the MAG using the contact information found on our website.  Once received, the MAG will ensure that your information is marked for deletion and purged from our system. 


The MAG places cookies on all web site visitor hard drives to collect aggregate information on the number of visitors to our site and the number of pages viewed. Cookie information is used only by MAG and is not provided to any other organization. It is used in aggregate for traffic analysis and to provide relevant information to our visitors. It is also used for Web site and system administration, including research and development, user analysis and business decision-making. These cookies may be deleted at any time by deleting cookies from your browser.

Security Statement 

The MAG is committed to protecting your privacy and security.  MAG uses security procedures designed to protect the information we obtain from you via against unauthorized access and alteration during its storage and use by us. The MAG website is protected by the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption and user authentication standard in certain areas. SSL utilizes data encryption to create a secure environment for you to conduct your on-line transactions. In order for SSL to be effective, you must be using an SSL compliant browser. (e.g. Netscape Navigator 3.0* or Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 or higher)

MAG Learning Center

The MAG Learning Center website is operated by Blue Sky eLearn, not by the MAG. Therefore, Blue Sky’s privacy policy sets forth the privacy terms that apply when individuals use the MAG Learning Center. For more information, Blue Sky’s privacy policy can be located here.

Privacy Complaints

MAG takes its users’ privacy concerns seriously. If you believe that MAG has not complied with this Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information, you may contact MAG with the information. In your contact, please describe in as much detail as possible the ways in which you believe that the Privacy Policy has not been complied with. We will investigate your complaint promptly. Please note that MAG is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of non-MAG websites to which this site or any other MAG website may link.

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