MIS and its subsidiary companies and affiliates (collectively “MIS”)
collect, use and share information received through the mail, the
establishment and use of trade accounts, and the use of the
you choose, you can visit these websites without telling us who you
are or revealing any information that personally identifies you.
However, if you decide to reveal personal identifying information to
us, we may use that information to create records for our internal
use, or to direct personalized marketing content and ads, as well as
for other purposes described below.
MIS Collects and Shares Information: We may collect, track and, at
times, share non-personal and personal information about you.
is collected when you use our website(s), including our customer
portals, purchase products from us, submit questions or comments to
us, email us, sign up for events, or when you otherwise provide
information to us or interact with us. When you provide information,
you are consenting to the ways and means by which we collect, use,
maintain, disclose and otherwise manage your information, as
described generally below. We reserve the right to modify this
remain current with our privacy policies, you should access this
privacy policies and issues that affect your access or use of our
websites, products, and services.
Identifiable Information (“PII”): We may collect personally
identifiable information (“PII”) such as your name, address,
phone number, fax number, email address, account information,
demographic information and information about your interests, and
preferences your shipping information, and your billing information
(such as credit card account information and data). We collect PII
when you provide it to us by any means, including through our
websites, and when you email, call or otherwise communicate with us.
We share PII within MIS and may combine PII we collect with
information from third-party sources.
use PII to deliver our products and services (such as to process and
ship your orders or respond to customer service requests), to analyze
and improve our services, and to conduct marketing. If you register
for our newsletter, or if you provide your email address to us, we
may send you emails about a variety of topics such as events, new
products, special sales, promotional offers from our affiliates,
customers and other selected business partners.
may also receive information about you from a variety of third
parties. For example, if you access our websites through Facebook,
Twitter or other social media sites, by “following,” “liking,”
or taking similar actions toward us, that third party may pass
certain information about your use of its services to us. This
information may include PII, such as the user ID associated with your
account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary
to access that service, any information that you have permitted the
third party to share with us, and any information you have made
public in connection with that service.
do not disclose your PII to third parties, except (1) to companies
that provide services to us or perform functions on our behalf (such
as marketing, shipping, processing credit card payments, fulfilling
orders etc.) and have agreed to use your information only for the
purposes we request, (2) to send communications to customers and
prospective customers on behalf of our affiliated companies and on
behalf of other non-affiliated persons, entities and groups that we
support), (3) to other companies that we deem to be reputable, we may
disclose your contact information (but not your credit card or other
financial information) so that they can mail you information that may
interest you, (4) if we believe disclosure is appropriate to comply
with applicable law, legal process, and/or governmental authorities;
(5) if we believe disclosure is appropriate to enforce our Terms of
Use and other agreements, or to protect our rights, our customers,
our property, our employees, or others, and (6) if we are involved in
a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, sale of assets, or other
significant corporate change.
you wish to opt out of MIS’s information sharing practices, you
simply need to submit your written opt out request to
Opt-out requests will not apply to items (1), (4), (5) or (6) above
unless mandated by applicable law.
Information: At times, we also collect certain non-personal
information, both automatically and manually, when you use or buy our
products or services or access and/or use our websites. For example,
we may collect information about the devices you use to connect to
our services (such as the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of
your computer or numeric identifier of your mobile device) and about
how you use our products, services and websites (such as what time
you visit our websites), and certain other types of information, like
the type of browser you use, and the page you visited before visiting
our site. We may also collect information about your computer's
operating system and information about your usage and activity on our
site. We, and our marketing teams, may also collect non-personal
information to measure the success of our sales efforts. We use the
non-personal information that we collect for a variety of purposes
such as to provide and improve our products, services and websites,
and to evaluate our sales efforts.
automatically collect data using cookies. A "cookie" is a
small data file that our sites transfer to your computer. We deliver
these cookies and collect data on our site, and we also use a third
party agent to deliver cookies and collect data. We use the data we
collect using cookies to help support the efficiency, stability and
integrity of the registration and buying processes on our sites. To
do so, we may retain your preferences and account settings, learn
about your possible interests so we can personalize our marketing and
information to better support your interests and improve our site and
your experience. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may
be able to set your browser to reject and/or delete cookies. Please
understand, however, that if you reject or delete cookies then this
may disable or interfere with features of our and others’ websites
when you visit.
you use our sites, our servers automatically record certain log file
information. These server logs may include anonymous information such
as your web request, IP address, browser type, referring / exit pages
and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the
Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such
may also collect information using “web beacons”. Web beacons
are electronic images that can be used on our site or in our emails.
We use Web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage
and marketing campaign effectiveness and to tell if an email has been
opened or acted upon.
you access our websites using a mobile device (including
“smartphones” and tablets), we may access, collect, monitor
and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers,” such as a
universally unique identifier (“UUID”). Device identifiers are
small data files or like structures that are stored on or associated
with your mobile device, and which uniquely identify that device. A
device identifier may impart information to us about how you browse
and use our sites. A device identifier may persist on your device
after you have ceased communicating with us.
Aggregated Information. From time to time, we may share your
information (aggregated with information of other customers and users
of our websites, products and/or services) with third parties (e.g.,
third parties who deliver advertisements that they believe will be
relevant to you). Any aggregated information will be anonymized so
that the third party would not receive PII. In addition, we may
combine non-personal information with PII in a manner that enables us
to trace non-personal information to an individual, but if we do so,
it will only be for our internal business purposes and we will not
share such combined data with third parties in a manner that would
enable the recipient to identify you.
Service Providers. From time to time, we may enter into
relationships with third parties who provide services to us (e.g.,
data management, billing, or storage services). In those
circumstances, we disclose User Information that is necessary for
such service providers to perform those services and require that
they maintain the confidentiality of such User Information.
Other Disclosure Scenarios. MIS reserves the right to disclose
de-identified, aggregated, or other non-personal information to third
parties in our discretion.
Security. MIS uses commercially reasonable physical, electronic,
and procedural measures to protect your PII from loss, misuse,
unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction while it
is under our control. Nevertheless, MIS cannot and does not ensure
or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, or
that we share internally or with others. We do not guarantee that
any information about you cannot be accessed, taken, disclosed,
altered, or destroyed. If any information under our control is
compromised as a result of a breach of our security, MIS will take
reasonable steps to investigate the event and, where appropriate,
notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised,
as well as taking other steps consistent with any applicable laws and
Your Choice to “Opt Out”. We offer you the opportunity to choose
not to receive communications from us. If you would like to do so,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that sometimes these requests may take up to ten
business days to process and that we are not responsible for removing
information about you from the database of any third party to whom we
are authorized to disclose your PII prior to processing your request.
Even if you do so, we reserve the right to send you administrative
messages, as well as messages pertaining to any business that you are
or have done with us.
Children’s Privacy. MIS is committed to protecting the privacy
rights of children. Our sites are not intended for and are not to be
used by children under the age of 13. We do not target direct our
sites to children under the age of 13 and do not knowingly market to
International Visitors to Our Websites. Our websites are intended
for users from the United States and those not governed by privacy
policies of other countries. Users from other countries are advised
not to disclose PII to MIS through our websites or email unless they
intend to have United States privacy and data processing laws apply
to that information. Information sent to us will generally be stored
on servers located in the United States, but may also be transferred,
stored and processed in locations outside the United States. Do not
send us personal information unless you consent to the application of
U.S. law and to the use and disclosure of your information consistent
Additional Information Re Information Storage and Data Processing.
We may store and process PII and non-PII in the United States and
other countries. MIS may transfer information, including PII, to
affiliates, or to third parties across borders and from your country
or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world.
If you are located in the European Union or other regions with laws
governing data collection and use that differ from U.S. law, please
understand that we may transfer information, including PII, to a
country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection
laws as your jurisdiction, and that you consent to the transfer of
information to the U.S. or any other country in which MIS or its
subsidiaries, affiliates, service providers or successors maintain
facilities, and to the use and disclosure of information about you as
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