Last Updated December 1, 2011
Information We Collect and How We Use It
You may choose to provide personal information (such as your name, address, phone number and e-mail address) on this website. Here are some of the ways you may provide the information and the types of information you may submit. We also tell you how we may use the information. Some of the features listed below may not be present on the website from which you have accessed this Privacy Statement.
If you e-mail us through the "Contact Us" link on this site, we may ask for information such as your name, phone number, country, ZIP code and e-mail address so we can respond to your questions and comments. You may choose to provide additional information as well, such as your postal address or fax number.
If you would like to receive our e-newsletters, we may ask for your name and e-mail address so we can send you our e-newsletters and communicate with you.
Questionnaires and Surveys
We occasionally may ask visitors to our website to complete online surveys and opinion polls about their activities, attitudes and interests. These surveys help us serve you better and improve the usefulness of our site. In conducting these surveys we may ask you for information such as your name and e-mail address. We do not keep any personal information about you in connection with your participation in a survey unless you specifically agree to provide that information.
If you would like to enter our sweepstakes, we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, postal address and phone number so that we can enter you in the sweepstakes. You will be contacted if you are selected as a winner. We also may use your e-mail address to communicate with you, such as to contact you about special promotions, discounts, updates and new products.
Other Website Features
We offer visitors various features for their information and enjoyment, which we may change from time to time. We may ask you to submit certain personal information so we can provide you with these features.
Other Ways We May Use Your Information
We may use personal information you submit to enhance your experience with the MAC. We also may use the information you provide for internal purposes. These purposes include administration of our websites, data analytics and compliance with law or legal process and our policies and procedures.
Non Personal Information
We collect certain aggregate and nonpersonal information when you visit this web site. Aggregate and nonpersonal information does not relate to a single identifiable visitor. It tells us such things as how many users visited our site and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor our web site to our visitors. We collect this information either through "cookie" technology or with "web beacons", as explained below.
Information We Share
We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our web site visitors, except as described here. We may share personal information you provide within the MAC and MAA and with third parties that may offer you products or services we believe may interest you. We also may share personal information provided by website visitors with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. For example, we may share personal information you provide with third parties who assist us in: Product delivery and installation; warranty or service contract claims clearinghouse; call center operations, parts delivery, repair service, product recall; order processing; billing; payments processing; processing and mailing rebates; offering promotions, discounts, and/or products; quality of product or service surveys; data modeling for marketing analysis; and product or service offerings. In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided through this web site in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.
Links to Other Sites
We provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These sites may have their own privacy statements in place, which we recommend you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of linked sites or any use of the sites.
This web site is not directed to children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 on the site. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of 13 on the site, we will delete the information from our records.
How We Protect Personal Information
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on this web site.
Updates to Our Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online information practices. We will post a prominent notice on this web site to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Statement and indicate at the top of the statement when it was most recently updated.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or
comments about this Privacy Statement or if you would like us to update
information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by:
Visiting our “Contact Us” forms at http://www.michiganapples.com/contactus.html.