Privacy & Terms Of Use

Privacy & Terms Of Use

The Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) is committed to protecting the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personal information and we take this responsibility very seriously. This policy addresses MCEF’s practices for collecting and processing personally identifiable information (PII) about its customers, prospective customers, employees, contractors/suppliers, website visitors and job applicants.

PII is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your PII on our website, apps, and related services.

MCEF reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy & Terms of Use Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. Changes will be communicated through the website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website or COIN Database and why?

As an Accredited Training and Educational Facility for the state of Mississippi, we may request personal information when visiting or utilizing certain areas of our website and/or COIN database, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, or other information to help confirm your identification to ensure our foundation’s archives remain credible.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our website and/or COIN database.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register for training courses, or as an applicant and/or employer in the COIN Database, surf the website, or use certain other site features, to enable us to deliver CTE and other training courses to you, and otherwise, as needed, to comply with our obligations as an accredited training and educational facility.

How do we protect visitor information?

MCEF is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, MCEF has put into place appropriate technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect against loss, destruction, misuse, modification and improper disclosure of the personal information we collect in both physical and electronic format. However, no information transmitted via the internet can be guaranteed secure, therefore the transmission and exchange of information on any MCEF internet platform is solely at your own risk, and therefore making MCEF, its partners, customers, prospective customers, employees, and contractors/suppliers not liable under any circumstances.

How we use Cookies

MCEF may use Cookies on our Website(s)/databases which are small files that ask permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the Cookie helps analyze the web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. MCEF uses traffic log Cookies to identify which pages are being used, which helps us analyze information about our web page and how we can improve our website. We use this information for statistical purposes only, following which this date is removed from the system. A Cookie does NOT give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the date you provide to us.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Links to Other Websites

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website and/or COIN Database. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Terms of Use

The MCEF website, COIN Database and related services are intended only for use by adults. MCEF does not solicit or knowingly collect any information from users or visitors 15 years of age and younger.

Choice, Declaration and Consent

Providing MCEF with your personal information is entirely at your discretion. You can choose not to provide personal information; however, this may impact your ability to effectively utilize, participate or enroll in any provided services from MCEF. When you provide us with your personal information, you consent to the terms in this Privacy & Terms of Use Policy, and to us disclosing or receiving your personal information for the purposes listed herein.

Contacting Us

At any time, you may contact MCEF to:

  • Inquire about how your personal information has been handled
  • Request to have your personal information removed from MCEF’s website, COIN Database, and related services.
  • Ask a question about this Privacy & Terms of Use Policy

If you need to contact MCEF regarding the above, you can do so via the information on our website.