Privacy Policy

Revised on February 27, 2024


New York State Maple Producers’ Association (NYSMPA) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of our website visitors. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website. By using our website, you consent to the data practices described in this policy.

Information Collection

We collect information from you when you visit our website, fill out a form, use our contact form, or interact with our site in any other way that provides personal information. The types of information collected may include:

  • Personal Identification Information: Name, email address, phone number, and any other information you provide through forms.
  • Technical Information: IP address, browser type, and operating system to ensure a tailored user experience and for security purposes.
  • Usage Information: Information about how you interact with our website, including pages visited, time spent on pages, and other similar data. This is collected through Google Analytics.
  • Location Information: For the purpose of showing you the nearest Maple Producer locations, we use Google Maps, which may collect your location data if you permit it on your device.

Use of Information

The information we collect is used in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience on our site and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
  • To quickly process your transactions.
  • To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
  • To understand user behavior and patterns using Google Analytics.
  • To provide you with location-based services, such as finding nearby Maple Producer locations using Google Maps.

Google Analytics & Google Maps

Our website uses Google Analytics to help us understand how visitors engage with our site. Google Analytics uses cookies to track visitor interactions, which helps us to improve the user experience. Google Analytics collects information anonymously.

For location-based services, we utilize Google Maps to provide you with the locations of Maple Producer locations in proximity to you. This service may collect location information from your device with your consent.

IP Addresses and Contact Form Inquiries

When you use our contact form, we collect your IP address as part of the submission. This information is used for the purpose of spam prevention and to ensure the security of our website.

Data Protection

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Third-party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this page with an updated revision date.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us through our Contact page.

This policy is effective as of February 27, 2024.