Last revised: 20/06/2021

Who we are

We are Mediterranean Control Association (MCA), a non-profit organization registered in the Republic of Cyprus. MCA’s website address is: This privacy policy explains how MCA uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our web site.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal data is defined as “any information that relates to an identified or identifiable living individual.” When viewing or using the MCA web site, you directly provide MCA with most of the data we collect, as explained below. We only use this data to deliver the services you requested, and to check and improve their performance.

Contact form

When visitors use a contact form, we collect the data in that form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. We collect this data so we can respond to your request by email or other means (according to the contact form).

Browsing and interaction

Other data collected that could directly or indirectly identify you includes additional information to ensure necessary and optimal performance. Cookies and similar technologies allow us to automatically track your browsing behavior, such as visiting pages and clicking on links. Specifically, the data collected relates to your interactions with our site features or third-party features, such as social media plugins; Internet Protocol (IP) address; browser type and settings; the date and time; device type and settings; operating system used; application IDs, unique device identifiers; and error data. These technologies also automatically collect data to measure website performance, including metadata, log files, page load time, server response time to optimize DNS resolution, network routing and server configurations.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. For further information, visit MCA may use cookies to understand how you use our web site and to personalize your online experience. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your web browser settings.

Privacy policies of other websites

MCA web site contains links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by MCA. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should review their terms and conditions, privacy policies, and other governing documents.

Embedded content from other websites

Links on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How we store your data

MCA uses the secure infrastructure provided by our hosting company GoDaddy UK, which follows generally accepted standards to store and protect the personal information.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data.

How long we retain your data

If you use the contact form, the content of the form and its metadata are retained indefinitely, since we need to know whether we communicated with you before. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have used the contact form, 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 correct or 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.

Changes to our privacy policy

MCA keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about MCA’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Email us at:

Or write to us at:
Mediterranean Control Association (MCA)
P.O. Box 20883
Nicosia 1664