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Leisure Marine Association MENA (“LMA”) commitment to protecting the privacy of all who engage with us is founded on the principles of lawfulness, fairness, and transparency, obtaining only minimal Data needed for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and for no longer than is necessary, and, with the utmost integrity and confidentiality, ensuring appropriate security and protection to the best of our abilities against unlawful processing or accidental loss, destruction or damage.

This Privacy Policy governs LMA use of Data (“Data”), collected from or on behalf of users of our products and/or services, whether by legal agreements or by access through our website, and links to this Privacy Policy (collectively referred to as “Site”). It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your Data that you voluntarily provide us online or through in-person communications and how you can access and update this Data. All Data collected and processed by LMA shall be governed by this Privacy Policy.

Data Collection and Use

You may visit our Site without revealing any Data about yourself. You are not required to provide Data that we request, but, if you choose not to do so, in some cases we will not be able to provide you with our products, services, or respond to any queries you may have.

What Information Do We Collect?

LMA collects the following Data for use purposes explained in the next sections:

  • Name, title, email, physical address, region, phone number, member company relationship, and other contact details
  • Social media profile information
  • Registration and participation in LMA events and activities
  • Cookies
  • Media 
  • Member logos
  • Location information, IP address
How Do We Use Your Information?
Membership Services

To join LMA as a member and participate in or be informed about LMA activities, we will collect the name, title, organization name, email, business address, region, business logo, and other business-related contact information of your organization’s primary representatives for our contractual purposes. Data you provide us will be used to deliver member benefits.


With your permission, we will use your name and email address to send you informational newsletters, invite you to attend live events or webinars, provide notices of our services, get feedback or input from you through surveys, and respond directly to your inquiries. You may unsubscribe from these communications through the unsubscribe option in those emails.

LMA Events

We may communicate with you about a meeting, conference, or event hosted by LMA. This may include information about the event’s content, event logistics, payment status, updates, and additional information related to the event. Information you provide when registering for or participating in a meeting, conference, or event shall only be shared with its sponsors or exhibitors if you opt-in for us to do so, and the treatment of such information is further subject to the privacy policies of those parties.

Online Forums and Social Networks

Some services available on the Site permit you to participate in interactive discussions, post comments to blogs, opportunities, or other content to a bulletin board or exchange, or otherwise engage in networking activities. Some of these services are moderated. LMA does not control the content that users post to these forums or social networks. You should carefully consider whether you wish to submit Data to these forums or social networks and tailor any content you submit appropriately and in accordance with the relevant terms of use. You should also review any additional terms and conditions that may govern your use of these services, including terms related to sharing your Data and receiving communications.

Logo Usage

Please note that as a member of LMA we have the right to announce publicly and/or promote your admission as a member on our ‘Site’, publications, and social media accounts. As a member you hereby understand and agree that your logo may be listed or used by LMA for promotion.

Controlling Your Data

Please note that if you opt-out of or unsubscribe from receiving our promotional or marketing emails, you may still receive certain service-related communications from us, such as administrative and services announcements and messages about your account.

You have the right to remove your Data, but bear in mind this does not include any Data we are obliged to keep for administrative and legal purposes. 

Updating and Deleting Data

LMA provides you the ability to review and update the contact information you provide to us and other account information related to your membership. If you wish to review and/or update any information, you may contact us.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data are removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the Data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Aggregate Information

The Site may track information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and which will not contain your personally identifiable information, for example, without limitation, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, external web sites linked to, and IP addresses. We may analyze these data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the Site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.


We will not sell or lease your Data. We will not distribute, or reveal your Data to parties outside our business associates unless (a) we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an ongoing investigation of a governmental authority, (b) to enforce LMA Terms of Use agreement or to protect our rights or (c) to protect the safety of users of our Site and our services.

We do not provide your Data outside of LMA for the purpose of advertising, independent telemarketing, or direct mail marketing of any products or services. Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our Site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


We employ procedural and technological measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information including sensitive Data from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We may use outside companies and share your information only for administrative purposes. We do not provide your information to marketing companies or anybody not directly involved with LMA.

If you have an account on our Site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

LMA Site Policies and Terms and Conditions may be changed or updated occasionally to meet the requirements and standards.  Therefore the visitors are encouraged to frequently visit these sections in order to be updated about the changes on the website.