Gathering and Use of Information. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. only collects personally identifiable information from visitors to any Site on such visitors’ voluntary basis. Such personally identifiable information may include (without limitation) name, postal address, e-mail address, company name and/or telephone numbers (collectively referred to herein as “Personal Information”). We agree that we will not sell or disclose any Personal Information we gather at any Site to any unrelated third party without your prior consent, except in cases when we believe in good faith that we have a legal obligation to disclose such Personal Information.
We collect Personal Information primarily (but not exclusively) for the following reasons: a) to e-mail customers and potential customers with updates and news, 2) to notify winners of contests, games and sweepstakes, and to distribute prizes, 3) to send out brochures, etc. to those visitors that request same, 4) to distribute items that are part of “give aways” that visitors have registered for, and 5) for use in our online and off-line marketing and advertising campaigns. There may be times when we share aggregate information about our users (for example, the % of male and female visitors to any Site) with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties in any effort to customize or enhance the Content and advertising on our sites for our visitors.
Cookies/IP Addresses. Like many companies, M.C.I. Foods, Inc. may use “cookie” technology to track customer visits through any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Site. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. They enhance the on-line experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site.
The cookies M.C.I. Foods, Inc. currently use do not contain any personally identifying information and cannot profile your system or collect information from your hard drive. Although you may receive cookies from many different sites, each cookie can only be read by the Web server that originally issued it. Generally you are not identified by name or e-mail address, rather by a unique string of numbers that are assigned the first time you access any Site.
M.C.I. Foods, Inc. primarily uses your IP address to facilitate your browsing experience, to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Site and to gather broad demographic information for marketing purposes.
Polls & Surveys. Information gathered from polls and surveys are for the use of M.C.I. Foods, Inc. If sample answers to polls or surveys are posted on the web site, then no identifiable Personal Information will be included.
Choice/Opt-Out. Any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Sites will provide users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us. Simply follow the procedure outlined in the communication, on any Site or contact us as set forth below. Likewise, we will provide users with the opportunity to change any Personal Information previously provided.