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Privacy & Data Policies


May 31, 2024

Michigan United (MI United) cares about your privacy. This Privacy Policy ("Policy") explains how we collect and use personal information from those who visit our website or use our online services. Our Policy is designed to ensure we meet or exceed current privacy standards.

We may change this Policy at any time. To stay updated, check this page regularly. If we decide to use your personal information in a new way, we will notify you by email, and you can choose if you want your information used this way.

This Policy covers Michigan United and its subsidiary, Michigan United Action (https://miunitedaction.org/). By using our website (https://miunited.org) and its subsidiary, you agree to our data collection practices.

This Policy does not apply to other websites we link to. Review their privacy policies before providing any information.

This Policy covers:

1. What personal information we collect.

2. Why we collect it and the legal reasons for it.

3. How we use and share it.

4. Your choices regarding your data.

5. How we protect your information.

Information We Collect

You can choose whether to provide us with personal information. However, if you choose not to, we may not be able to register you or provide you with services.

We collect:

- Information you provide voluntarily, like your name, address, email, and payment details for purchases.

- Information collected automatically when you visit our site, like cookies and server logs.

We may also collect non-personal information, like age, gender, household income, political views, race, religion, browser type, IP address, and operating system to improve our service.

We collect this information for:

- Understanding your needs and providing requested services.

- Improving our services and products.

- Sending you promotional emails (with your consent).

- Contacting you for surveys or market research (with your consent).

- Customizing our website to your preferences.

We keep your data only as long as necessary for these purposes.

Use of Information Collected

We do not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to others.

We may use your information to:

- Operate our website and provide requested services.

- Inform you about other products or services from Michigan United and its subsidiaries.

- Contact you for surveys or research about our services.

- Share with trusted partners for statistical analysis, email or postal mail, support, or delivery services. These partners must keep your information confidential.

We use third-party social media features, like Facebook, X, Instagram, and TikTok, which may collect your IP address and require cookies. These are governed by the privacy policies of the providers, not Michigan United.

Disclosure of Information

We may disclose your information only:

- To provide services or products you ordered.

- As described in this Policy.

- In aggregate, so you cannot be identified.

- As required by law, or in response to legal requests.

- To auditors who keep it confidential.

- To enforce our Terms of Service.

- To protect Michigan United's rights and property.

Non-Marketing Purposes

We may contact you for non-marketing reasons (like security alerts, account issues, or product changes).

Children Under 13

Our website is not for children under 13. If we learn we have collected information from a child under 13, we will delete it or get parental consent.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out

You can stop receiving emails from us by emailing webmaster@miunited.org. For third-party sites, unsubscribe on their websites.

Links to Other Websites

We link to other websites, but we are not responsible for their privacy policies. Read their policies before providing information.

Notice to European Union Users

Your information will be transferred to the United States, which has protections for EU data. By providing information, you consent to this transfer.

Your Rights as a Data Subject

Under the GDPR, you have rights:

- To be informed about how we use your data.

- To access your data (we respond within a month).

- To correct your data if it's wrong.

- To delete your data (unless we have a good reason not to).

- To change your communication preferences or opt-out.

- To get and use your data elsewhere.

- To object to our use of your data.

Contact webmaster@miunited.org for any of these requests.


We protect your information with encryption and secure storage. Only employees who need it can access your personal information.

Acceptance of Terms

By using our website, you agree to our terms. If you disagree, stop using our site. Continuing to use the site after changes means you accept those changes.

SMS Privacy and Opt-Out Policy


We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This SMS Privacy and Opt-Out Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect the information you provide when you subscribe to our SMS notifications. By subscribing to our SMS services, you agree to the terms outlined in this policy.

Information Collection

Personal Information: We collect personal information such as your phone number when you subscribe to our SMS notifications. Additional information may be collected if you voluntarily provide it.

Usage Data: We may collect data related to your interactions with our SMS messages, such as delivery reports, read receipts, and responses to our messages.

Use of Information

Service Delivery: We use your phone number to send you SMS notifications, updates, and promotional messages as per your subscription preferences.

Improvement of Services: We analyze usage data to improve the effectiveness of our SMS communications and enhance your experience.

Marketing: With your consent, we may send you promotional messages about our products, services, and special offers. You can opt-out of these messages at any time.

Information Sharing

Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party service providers who assist us in delivering SMS notifications. These providers are contractually obligated to protect your information and use it only for the purposes specified by us.

Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency).

Data Security

We implement reasonable security measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no internet or mobile transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.

Opt-Out Policy

Stopping SMS Notifications: You can opt-out of receiving SMS notifications at any time by replying with the word "STOP" to any of our messages. Alternatively, you can contact our customer support team to request removal from our SMS list.

Managing Preferences: You can manage your SMS preferences by contacting our customer support team. We may provide options to customize the types of messages you receive.

Confirmation: Upon receiving your opt-out request, we will send a confirmation message to your phone number. No further messages will be sent unless you re-subscribe to our SMS services.

Access and Control

Reviewing Information: You have the right to access and review the personal information we hold about you. You can request corrections or updates to your information by contacting our customer support team.

Data Retention: We retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Changes to This Policy

We may update this SMS Privacy and Opt-Out Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any significant changes by sending a message to your registered phone number or by posting a notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or our SMS services, please contact us. Our information is below.

Contact Us

Email: webmaster@miunited.org

Phone: 877-507-7774

Address: Michigan United, 4405 Wesson St, Detroit, MI 48210

GDPR Contact: Sebastian James, sebjames@miunited.org, 773-970-3538, Chicago, IL 60626

For more on GDPR and COPPA compliance, visit the official sites linked in the Policy.

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