MIPC Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Michigan Invasive Plant Council (MIPC) web site and reviewing our privacy policy. We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy while you visit our site, or when using our online services.

Collection of information
In general, you can visit our web site without revealing any personal information about yourself. Our web server does log some generic information from you each time you visit our page such as the average time spent on the site, pages viewed, type of browser (eg. Internet Explorer, Netscape, etc.), Internet Protocol (IP) address, and date and time visited, etc., in order to measure the use of the various portions of our site and assist us in improving its content. If you choose to provide us with personal information via e-mail to us or by other electronic or non-electronic means we will only use the information provided by you to respond to your message or to help us perform the service you have initiated. MIPC uses software, and other programs/devices, to monitor unauthorized or illegal attempts to access, upload, change information, or otherwise damage our Internet based systems and services. Any personal information gathered under these circumstances will only be used for law enforcement purposes.

Use of cookies
General access to our website does not involve cookies. No cookies are sent to your computer from our site.

Security
The MIPC website does not use encryption. The personal information you submit using Internet services such as our e-mail contact form or by filling web-based forms and submitting it through our web site is not encrypted and may not be secure while it is in transit to us. MIPC is not responsible for the use or misuse of information while it is in transit from your Internet server to ours. If you have any questions about the security of the transmission and storage of information from your server/system to ours, you should read your user manual or contact your Internet service provider.

Other ways to contact us
If you are concerned about sending your personal information to us via the Internet, you can use another method such as mail. If you have any questions about our privacy policy and practices, or the privacy/security of any of our online services, please use our contact page. The contact address for MIPC is: Michigan Invasive Plant Council, PO Box 23116, Lansing, MI 48924-3116.

Your privacy on other web sites
This web site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourage you to take appropriate steps to ensure your Internet activities are safe and secure. If you have any questions about other sites, you should contact that site’s administrator. The MIPC website does not use persistent cookies, does not track your movements beyond our website, and does not collect any other information related to sites other than this one.

Privacy policy changes
Our website privacy policy will be reviewed periodically to make sure we continue to serve the privacy interests of our visitors. We reserve the right to change and update our privacy policy without notice. We encourage you to visit this page from time to time to ensure you are aware of any changes we may have made.