The Minneapolis Biomass Exchange (MBioEX) values the trust and the relationships we have built with our users. It is the policy of the MBioEX organization to respect and protect the privacy of our users, members, and website visitors to the extent permitted by law. This policy outlines how MBioEX collects and uses information.
Except for the following circumstances and as required by law, MBioEX does not rent, sell, or share any information it collects with outside organizations without your permission. We just aren't interested in doing it and don't think it establishes good trust between parties.
Network Traffic Logs
In the course of ensuring network security and consistent service for all users, MBioEX monitors network traffic and performance, examines network for unauthorized access, and detects computer viruses and other software that might damage network computers. Information from these activities is used only for the purpose of maintaining the security and performance of the network and computer systems. Personally identifiable information is never released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.
Web Visit Logs
MBioEX collects and stores information from online visitors to help manage our sites and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the Internet Protocol address or URL of the referring site, the version of browser used and the capabilities of the browser. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information: any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.
Cookies are pieces of information stored by your Web browser on behalf of a website and returned to the website on request.
We use appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of personally identifiable information submitted to our site and periodically update measures with new technologies. When appropriate for data security, MBioEX uses encryption technologies, user authentication systems, and access control mechanisms.
If you provide us with personal or private information in an e-mail message or via an online form, MBioEX will use this information to respond to your request. Your e-mail may be forwarded within MBioEX to employees who are better able to assist you. Information gathered may be stored in MBioEX's secure database and used to help further MBioEX services.
Links to outside Websites
This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that MBioEX is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.
If you have questions about this policy, contact us.