Privacy Policy

This website together with any non-English language versions (Yemeni American Merchants Association websites) are provided by Yemeni American Merchants Association Inc. (“Yemeni American Merchants Association” or YAMA”) and hosted in the United States. Yemeni American Merchants Association is a non-profit organization that seeks to support the growth and development of Yemeni-American merchants and their families through education, social support services, capacity building, and advocacy.

This Privacy Statement sets out our information processing practices in relation to you and your personal and/or company data. These principles apply when we collect personal and/or company data from you.

Collecting Information

Yemeni American Merchants Association collects personal and/or company information in the following ways:

• Website and application use: We collect information about how visitors use our websites and applications. This may include the log data from your visit to our website; analytics data about your usage patterns and the performance of our website; and technical information about your browsers and device configuration.

• Donations: If you donate to YAMA, we collect the data required to process your donation with our payment processor(s).

• Volunteer participation and employment: If you seek employment with YAMA or volunteer for YAMA, we will collect information related to your role.

• Events: When you register for and attend a Yemeni American Merchants Association event, we will collect personal and/or company information in order to keep you informed about the event, track attendance, and provide appropriate accommodations.

Information collected

Information you provide to us

Information we collect over Yemeni American Merchants Association websites, mobile applications, and social media

For purposes of this Statement, “website” includes our mobile applications.

Social Media:

Mobile Devices:


Third-Party Websites Links & Content

Our website may contain links to other websites (“third-party websites”) owned or operated by parties other than Yemeni American Merchants Association. Such links are provided for your reference only. Yemeni American merchants association does not monitor or control outside third-party websites and is not responsible for their content. Yemeni American Merchants Association’s inclusion of links to a third-party website does not imply any endorsement of the material on our website or, unless expressly disclosed otherwise, any sponsorship, affiliation or association with its owner, operator or sponsor, nor does Yemeni American Merchants Association’ inclusion of the links imply that Yemeni American Merchants Association is authorized to use any trade name, trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the linked third-party website.

How do we use your personal information?

Providing you with personalized service;

Operating this website and understanding its use for statistical purposes (number of site visits, average time visitors spend at the site, etc.) and security purposes;

Managing and processing inquiries, registrations, donations and other interactions with you;

Forwarding or sending petitions you have signed to advocacy targets;

Providing you with information about any services we offer.

We will not send you such information if you object to receiving it from us or, if applicable, local laws do not permit us to send such information to you. Please see the section on Your Choices Regarding Your Information below if you do not wish to receive such information;

Sharing the information that you provided us with third-party service providers who help us to provide our services and operate.

Whenever possible or required by law, such sharing of information will be subject to an agreement with each such service provider, requiring such service provider to comply with data protection requirements. We use service providers, which may change from time to time, to undertake some of the following activities:

    • Process donations;

    • Operate our websites and other IT systems;

    • Administer our email lists;

    • Offer publications or other products for sale on our site, for which in some cases you may automatically be directed away from our website to our third-party service providers; and

  • Complying with applicable laws and regulations.

If we wish to use your personal and/or company information for a purpose which is not compatible with the purpose for which it was collected for, we will request your consent. In all cases, we balance our legal use of your personal and or company information with your interests, rights, and freedoms in accordance with applicable laws and regulations to make sure that your personal and or company information is not subject to unnecessary risk.

Personal and or company information disclosure

We may share your personal and or company information with other Yemeni American Merchants Association entities, divisions, and branch offices and other companies to serve you, including for the activities listed in this statement.

We do not rent, sell, or otherwise disclose personal and/or company information about our online visitors with unaffiliated third parties for their own marketing use.

Choices Regarding Your Information

We offer certain choices about how we communicate with you and what personal and or company information we obtain about you and share with others. When you provide us with personal details, if we intend to use those details for marketing purposes, we will provide you with the option of whether you wish to receive promotional e-mail, SMS messages, telephone calls, and postal mail from us. At any time, you may opt-out from receiving interest-based advertising or marketing from us by contacting us.

You may also choose not to receive marketing communications from us by clicking on the unsubscribe link or other instructions in our marketing e-mails or contacting us as noted below.

You may update, correct, or change your information by contacting us at info@yamausa.org or by following the instructions below in this Privacy Statement.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, would like further information about our privacy and information handling practices, would like to discuss opt-outs, or withdrawing, please contact us at this address: info@yamausa.org.

If you have any questions relating to this Statement, you can contact us using the following means: By email at info@yamausa.org or by mail sent to YAMA Office located on 6740 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11220 United States, Attention: Administration.

Content Disclaimer

Postings on our website are made at such times as Yemeni American Merchants Association determines in its discretion. You should not assume that the information contained on our website has been updated or otherwise contains current information. Yemeni American Merchants Association does not review past postings to determine whether they remain accurate and information contained in such postings may have been superseded. THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS IN OUR WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED FOR YOUR REVIEW IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NOTICES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN. THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT GUARANTEED OR REPRESENTED TO BE COMPLETE, CORRECT OR UP TO DATE. THESE MATERIALS MAY BE CHANGED FROM TIME TO TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

No Warranties; Exclusion of Liability; Indemnification

OUR WEBSITE IS OPERATED BY Yemeni American Merchants Association ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, Yemeni American Merchants Association SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON INFRINGEMENT FOR OUR WEBSITE AND ANY CONTRACTS AND SERVICES YOU PURCHASE THROUGH IT. Yemeni American Merchants Association SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF OUR WEBSITE, FOR CONTRACTS OR SERVICES SOLD THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, FOR YOUR ACTION OR INACTION IN CONNECTION WITH OUR WEBSITE OR FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR DATA OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE YOU MAY INCUR IN CONNECTION WITH OUR WEBSITE. YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE AND ANY CONTRACTS OR SERVICES ARE AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER Yemeni American Merchants Association OR THEIR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE, CONTRACTS AND SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE OUR WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH OUR WEBSITE, CONTRACTS OR RELATED SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL Yemeni American Merchants Association’ LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE CLAIM EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO Yemeni American Merchants Association FOR THE TRANSACTION GIVING RISE TO SUCH DAMAGE CLAIM.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, Yemeni American Merchants Association DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE THIRD PARTY INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, USEFUL, TIMELY OR CURRENT OR THAT OUR WEBSITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR.

Copyrights and Trademarks

Unless otherwise noted, all materials including without limitation, logos, brand names, images, designs, photographs, video clips and written and other materials that appear as part of our website are copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property whether registered or unregistered (“Intellectual Property”) owned, controlled or licensed by Yemeni American Merchants Association. Our website as a whole is protected by copyright and trade dress. Nothing on our website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Intellectual Property displayed or used on our website, without the prior written permission of the Intellectual Property owner. Yemeni American Merchants Association aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The names and logos of Yemeni American Merchants Association may not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on our Website, without prior, written permission from Yemeni American Merchants Association. Yemeni American Merchants Association prohibits use of any logo of Yemeni American merchants association or any of its affiliates as part of a link to or from any website unless Yemeni American Merchants Association approves such link in advance and in writing. Fair use of Yemeni American Merchants Association Intellectual Property requires proper acknowledgment. Other product and company names mentioned in our website may be the Intellectual Property of their respective owners.

Changes to this Statement

We may update this Statement from time to time. When we do, we will post the current version on this site, and we will revise the version date located at the bottom of this page.

We encourage you to periodically review this Statement so that you will be aware of our privacy practices.

YEMENI AMERICAN
MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION (YAMA)
6740 5th ave Brooklyn, NY 11220
(718) 213-0030