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Our website address is: https://maaa.org

This Statement of Privacy applies to maaa.org and Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Mid-America Arts Alliance include maaa.org and M-AAA. The M-AAA website is an ecommerce and information site. By using the M-AAA website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.


By accessing the website at www.maaa.org you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on M-AAA’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

  • modify or copy the materials;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on M-AAA’s website;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by M-AAA at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.


The materials on M-AAA website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. M-AAA makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Further, M-AAA does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site. The views expressed by M-AAA staff, fellows, experts, report authors, program speakers, board members, and other affiliates are solely their own. 


In no event shall M-AAA or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on M-AAA’s website, even if M-AAA or a  M-AAA authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Accuracy of Materials

The materials appearing on the M-AAA website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. M-AAA does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current.  M-AAA may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However,  M-AAA does not make any commitment to update the materials.


M-AAA has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by  M-AAA of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.


 M-AAA may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Missouri and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.


Privacy Policy

Collection Of Your Personal Information

There are various locations on M-AAA websites where you may submit registration information. In order to complete your online transactions, we usually must collect information from you, including your name, email address, your postal address, or other pieces of personal information. 

If you pay for M-AAA services or make a donation, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

If you make a payment, purchase, or donation by letter, phone, or in person, information about that transaction will also be collected. If you contact us by email, letter, phone, or in person, that information about the communication will also be collected.

Collection of Anonymous Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by M-AAA. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This tracking system does NOT record information about individuals. This information is used to monitor traffic and improve this site. 


If you send us an email, the message will usually contain your return address. If you include personal information in your email, we may use that information in responding to your request. Email is not necessarily secure or confidential. Send only the information that is necessary for us to answer your question or process your request.

Links to Other Sites and Embedded Content

M-AAA’s website may include links to other sites or embedded content, such as our videos, which are hosted by Vimeo and YouTube. Once you leave our servers, M-AAA does not control the privacy policies of destination sites. M-AAA encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from M-AAA so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. M-AAA is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the M-AAA website.

Use of Your Personal Information

M-AAA collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

M-AAA may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of programs or services available from M-AAA and its affiliates. M-AAA may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

M-AAA will never share, sell, rent, or trade your personal information to any third parties for marketing purposes without your consent. We may occasionally share users’ names and postal addresses (but not email addresses) with like-minded, carefully selected nonprofit organizations.

We may combine information you have given to us with additional information available from external sources. This will only be done when you give permission to the relevant third party organizations to share the data they hold on you, or if the data is already publicly available.

M-AAA may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to M-AAA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

M-AAA may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within M-AAA, in order to determine what M-AAA services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within M-AAA to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

You may access, correct, amend, or delete the information we have about you. Email communications@maaa.org with your request. Upon your request, personally identifiable information associated with your account will be deleted as soon as is reasonably practical or as required by applicable law. Please note that we may retain information that is otherwise deleted in anonymized and aggregated form, in archived or backup copies as required pursuant to records retention obligations, or otherwise as required by law.

M-AAA will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on M-AAA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of M-AAA; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of M-AAA, or the public.

Data Hygiene

From time to time we may screen our database against recognized data hygiene file such as the National Change of Address file and cleanse our file or correct inaccurate data. We may also update inaccurate data if the information is available.

Social Media

Depending on your settings or the privacy policies for social media and messaging services like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Vimeo, or Twitter, you may give us permission to access information from those accounts or services.

Contest Sponsors

M-AAA may occasionally present a special contest or promotion that is sponsored by a third party. To qualify for entry, we may ask you to provide personal information. If M-AAA plans to share the personal information requested from you with such sponsor(s), we will notify you on the webpage or in the correspondences through which this information is collected.

Use of Cookies

The M-AAA website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience and to provide us with information about how you use our website. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you. You can easily control and disable cookies through your browser settings.

Certain tracking technologies we use are related to advertising networks and through those technologies we may share certain information such as IP addresses. No personally identifiable information is shared with these advertising networks; please note that the information we share with those advertising networks might be combined with other information about you that those networks may have collected from other sources.

To learn more about advertising networks and how to opt out of sharing information with them, please click here and here

Security of Your Personal Information

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. Stripe is an independent, third-party payment services provider that allows M-AAA to accept credit and debit cards or other payments

Children under Thirteen

M-AAA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

Opt-Out and Unsubscribe

We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from M-AAA by contacting us here:

Jurisdiction and Venue

All users, including those who access the websites from a country other than the United States, agree by virtue of their use that the laws of the State of Missouri shall govern any disputes, including any arising from or in connection with use of the sites and any arising from M-AAA’s use of personal information or otherwise relating to privacy and that any claim made against the M-AAA can only be brought in a federal or state court in Jackson County, Missouri.

Changes to This Statement

M-AAA will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. M-AAA encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how M-AAA is protecting your information. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

Contact Information

M-AAA welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that M-AAA has not adhered to this Statement, please contact M-AAA at:

Mid-America Arts Alliance
2018 Baltimore Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Email Address: communications@maaa.org
Telephone number: 816-421-1388

Effective as of March 1, 2023