Privacy Policy

This Notice explains how the AMC Institute (“AMCI”, “we”, “group” or “us”) collects and processes your Personal Data. Each time you use our Site, the current version of this Notice will apply. Accordingly, whenever you use our Site, you should check the date of this Notice (which appears at the top) and review any changes since the last version. This Notice is applicable to all site visitors, registered users, and all other users of our Site.

By visiting or related properties, (together the “Site”), you acknowledge that you have read and understood the processes and policies referred to in this Notice.

Who We Are
AMC Institute registered in the Commonwealth of Virginia USA with a registered address at 107 South West Street, Suite 481, Alexandria, VA 22314

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about this Notice, please contact us using the Contact Us section on our Site.

Alternatively, you can contact us by phone at (703) 570-8955, by sending an email to [email protected] or by mail to 107 South West Street, Suite 481, Alexandria, VA 22314

How we Collect Personal Data

Personal Data We May Collect from You:
Personal data collected by AMCI generally includes an individual’s name, address, and email address. It may also include date of birth, image, and, on occasion, credit card numbers.

AMCI collects personal data under various circumstances. Most common are when an individual.

  • Is the contact for a company that is a member of  AMCI;
  • Registers for a conference or similar in-person event;
  • Registers for a webinar or other online offering;
  • Downloads information from the AMCI website;
  • Participates as a speaker, author, or similar capacity;
  • Is the contact for a company participating  in the AMC accreditation process;
  • Purchases a product or service; or
  • Subscribes to a publication.

Personal Data Automatically Collected

AMCI may collect certain personal data automatically, in particular of individuals visiting AMCI website, using cookies and other technologies.

Non-Personal Data
We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser and we may use this information to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to our Site, including, without limitation: 

  • IP addresses
  • Browser type and plug-in details
  • Device type (e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet, phone, etc.)
  • Operating system
  • Local time zone
  • We may use non-Personal Data for various business purposes such as providing customer service, fraud prevention, market research, and improving our Site. 

Please check your web browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings.

How We Use Your Personal Data 

We may use Personal Data  for several purposes, including  the following : 

  • To carry out our obligations arising from your membership, or any other contract entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and membership services that you request from us;
  • To organize events that you have purchased or registered for, and to provide you with information, and other materials, relating to the content of the event, the speakers, sponsors and other attendees;
  • To provide our newsletter and other publications, provided you have given your consent;
  • To respond to your questions and provide related membership services;
  • To provide you with information about other events, products and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased, provided you have not opted-out of receiving that information;
  • To transfer your information as part of a merger or sale of the business;
  • To notify you about changes to our membership service;
  • To administer and improve our Site; and
  • To ensure that content from our Site is presented most effectively for you and your computer. 

Legal Basis for Collecting and Processing Personal Data

There are several legal bases for AMCI’s collection and processing of personal data:

 For the legitimate interests of AMCI, including the several uses listed above;

  • To perform a contract;
  • Based on consent; and
  • Legal compliance. 

Third Parties With Which Personal Data May Be Shared

AMCI may share personal data with several other parties. These include:

  • Sponsors of AMCI activities;
  • Exhibitors at AMCI events;
  • Publishers of AMCI publications;
  • AMCI members, such as in a membership directory or event attendee list;
  • Cloud service providers;
  • Service providers who perform functions such as marketing, research, shipping and fulfilment; and
  • Vendors, such as insurance and credit card companies.

AMCI also may share personal data in the event of a merger or asset sale/purchase transaction, and as required by law.

Although we use security measures to help protect your Personal Data against loss, misuse or unauthorized disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to us over the internet.

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Transfer of Personal Data outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and International Users
We are headquartered in the United States. Your Personal Data may be accessed by us or transferred to us in the United States or to our affiliates, partners, merchants, or service providers who are located worldwide. If you are visiting our Site from outside the United States, be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located, and our central database is operated. By using our Service, you consent to any transfer of this information.

How Long we Store your Personal Data
We will store your Personal Data, in a form which permits us to identify you, for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which the Personal Data is processed. We may retain and use your Personal Data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements and rights, or if it is not technically reasonably feasible to remove it. Consistent with these requirements, we will endeavor to delete your Personal Data quickly upon request.

Personal data may be retained by AMCI for so long as necessary or useful to pursue the legitimate interests of AMCI. Other factors may include: the duration of the business or contractual relationship between AMCI and an individual or an AMC; archiving of historical information; and legal requirements, including limitations periods during which a legal claim might be brought.

Where We Store Your Personal Data
The Personal Data that you provide to us is generally stored on servers located in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you should be aware that once your Personal Data is submitted through our Site, it will be transferred to our servers in the United States and that the United States currently does not have uniform data protection laws in place.

Children’s Privacy
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13, if you are not 13 years or older, do not use our Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If we learn that Personal Data of persons less than 13 years-of-age has been collected through our Site, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child or a minor under the age of 13 has posted, submitted or otherwise communicated Personal Data to our Site without your consent, then you may alert us at [email protected] so that we may take appropriate action to remove the minor's Personal Data from our systems.

Links to Third Party Sites and Services
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites, applications and services not operated by us. These links are provided as a service and do not imply any endorsement by us of the activities or content of these sites, applications or services nor any association with their operators. AMC Institute is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party including websites or services directly linked to our Service. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party site that you link from our Service.


AMCI has put in place reasonable technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to protect personal data collected by AMCI.

Your Rights
Individuals generally have the right to access their own personal data and to request that AMCI correct any errors or incompleteness in their own personal data. The contact information provided below should be used for these purposes. There is also a limited right to request deletion of personal data. Such requests also should be directed to [email protected]  

Opting Out
Additionally, if you prefer not to receive marketing messages from us, please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing message that you receive, by visiting your AMCI preferences page, or by sending a message to us at [email protected].

Changes to this Notice
If we make any material changes to this Notice or the way we use, share or collect personal Data, we will notify you by revising the “Effective Date” at the top of this Notice, prominently posting an announcement of the changes on our Site, or sending an email to the email address you most recently provided us (unless we do not have such an email address) prior to the new policy taking effect.

Any changes we make to this Notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notification sent to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this Notice.