MD GFOA Privacy Statement
Commitment to Privacy
The Maryland Government Finance Officers Association ("MDGFOA")
has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm
commitment to privacy.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse,
and alteration of the information under our control by contracting with
Bank of America to provide various security measures to protect personal
information used in credit card transactions. Encryption is utilized
by Bank of America to prevent data from being understood by an unintended
party, and to insure that data was not altered in transit. This web
site does not employ "Cookies," which could potentially allow
a website to track information about browsing habits during multiple
visits to a website.
Our site’s registration form requires you, the user, to enter
certain information, such as your name and e-mail address. We retain
the content of your e-mail, e-mail address, and our response so that
we can more efficiently handle any follow-up questions that you may
have. In addition, your e-mail address helps us identify you and your
needs, and also it may used to gather demographic and survey information.
Other personal information/Payments over the Internet
In addition, we require you to include your other personal information,
such as your credit card number. MDGFOA does not release that information
to other parties, except in the event we are required to do it by law
or as a part of a MDGFOA contract. For example, MDGFOA is currently
under a contract with Bank of America, an entity that provides various
mechanisms enabling secure credit card payments over the Internet.
In the event we send on-line surveys, we may ask you for your contact
information, such as your e-mail address. This information is not sold
or made public.
This site contains links to other sites. MDGFOA is not responsible for
the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites. These
links are provided as an information service only.
MDGFOA’s web site does not accept or request information from
children - we do not have any means of age identification. We do not
collect online or offline contact information without prior parental
consent. In the event we receive unsolicited online information without
prior parental consent, that information will only be used to respond
directly to the child’s request and will not be used for any other
As you may be aware, MDGFOA provides certain users with the opportunity
to renew or update their membership, make legal name changes, and query
active memberships. Certain information is made public as displayed
on our web site.
You can send mail to the following postal address:
Maryland Government Finance Officers Association
7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 215E
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
In addition, you may call the following telephone number: (301)
Contacting the Web Site:
If you have questions or comments with regard to the MDGFOA web site,
please contact our Webmaster.