The Alliance for Metal Clay Arts (AMCAW) is a not-for-profit organization based in the United States, serving the global metal clay community. The work of AMCAW is done by volunteers. Please click on each toggle section below for our detailed policies regarding usage and privacy. Should you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Information and Usage Policies
The information presented on amcaw.org and our social media channels is accurate to the best of our knowledge. AMCAW is not responsible for the accuracy of any technical information presented. AMCAW is not responsible for any harm or injury you may encounter as a result of the information presented.
Member, instructor and class/event listings are provided and maintained by the individual or organizational members who enter this information. AMCAW is not responsible for the accuracy of this user-provided data.
From time to time, the AMCAW website may be unavailable due to maintenance or host server issues. AMCAW is not responsible for any harm caused by these periodic outages.
Tutorial and Giveaway Policies
All tutorials are copyrighted; you may not share, duplicate or distribute this content. You are encouraged to make the pieces detailed in the tutorials for your personal use, but you may not duplicate these pieces for sale. AMCAW is not responsible for the accuracy of the content in these tutorials. AMCAW is not responsible for any harm or injury you may encounter as a result of these tutorials.
We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data.
Who we are
Alliance for Metal Clay Arts Worldwide (AMCAW) will be responsible for any data collected, so when we reference or mention ‘we’, ‘our’ ‘us’, we are talking about AMCAW, a not-for-profit corporation. We can be reached at email@example.com, or via mail at 5036 Dr. Phillips Blvd, Ste 169, Orlando, FL 32819, United States.
What personal data do we collect?
If you subscribe to our email newsletter, we collect your name and email address.
If you become a member of AMCAW, we collect your name, address, phone and email. You may optionally provide additional information including, but not limited to, your social media usernames along with your preferences, interests and class offerings.
If you interact with us via social media, we collect your name and social media username.
When do we collect your personal data?
When you subscribe to our email newsletter
When you become a member
When you make a purchase from us, online or in person
When you update your profile or directory listing
When you submit an event for our calendar
When you engage with us on social media
When you contact us directly
When you enter prize draws and competitions
When you choose to complete any surveys we send you
When you’ve given a third party permission to share with us the information they hold about you
When you access our website, in the form of cookies
Who do we share your personal data with?
We will never sell any of your personal data to a third party. However, in order for us to provide our services to you, we share your personal data with our trusted third party service providers, as detailed below. Whenever we share your personal data, we put safeguards in place which require these organizations to keep your data safe and to ensure that they do not use your personal data for their own marketing purposes.
EXAMPLES OF THE SORT OF THIRD PARTIES WE WORK WITH ARE:
- IT companies who support our business systems and databases
- Marketing companies who help manage our communications with you
- Providers who facilitate webinars or other services
It is in our legitimate interests as a business to work with these service providers since we may not have the capabilities to provide these services ourselves. In each case, we will ensure that the service provider is only allowed to use your personal data in order to provide the services to us and for no other purpose.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
We may need to disclose your personal data to our insurers where we believe that it is required under our contractual relationship with our insurance provider.
How long do we keep your data?
We have procedures in place regarding our retention periods which we keep under review taking into account our reasons for processing your personal data and the legal basis for doing so.
You have a number of rights relating to your personal information and what happens to it. You are entitled to:
- access personal data we hold about you
- require us to correct any mistakes in your personal data
- require us to delete personal data concerning you in certain situations where there is no good reason for us to continue to process it
- object at any time to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, normally by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in an email we have sent you
- object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal data and
- otherwise restrict or temporarily stop our processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
You have the right to request a copy of any information about you that we hold at any time, and also to have that information corrected if it is inaccurate. To make such a request, please contact us
If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly, or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org