1.1 The Middle East Association (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
1.3 For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is The Middle East Association of Bury House, 33 Bury Street, London, SW1Y 6AX.
2. Information we may collect from you
2.1 When you create an account on the Site we will ask for your name and e-mail address so we can create the account.
2.2 We may occasionally use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to the site or new MEA services we think you’ll find valuable.
2.3 We also use statistic collection packages to help us analyse the web traffic on the site.
2.4 If you wish to amend your communication preferences you can do so at any time by contacting the MEA or asking to unsubscribe from our emails.
2.5 MEA does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.
2.6 MEA does not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
3.1 We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate.
3.2 Cookies are retained on your computer (unless you delete them) for the periods set out in the table below, which also provides details of the cookies we use.
|PHPSESSID||The PHP session, where member login information is stored while a member is logged in. This cookie does not retain any member information when the member logs out.|
|wordpress_<random number string>||WordPress Internal Use|
|wordpress_logged_in_<random number string>||WordPress Internal Use|
|wordpress_test_cookie||WordPress Internal Use|
|wordpress-settings-<number>||WordPress Internal Use|
|wordpress-settings-time-<number>||WordPress Internal Use|
4. Refunds and Cancellations
4.1 As a general rule, refunds will be made up to 3 working days before an event. This does not apply to membership registration.
5.2 Please contact the MEA (email@example.com or +44 (0)20 7839 2137) with any comments, questions or concerns.