Introduction

Michael Allen Company and its affiliates (“MAC” or “we”) are strongly committed to protecting your privacy and the personal information that you may provide as you access and use the materials on www.michaelallencompany.com (the “Site”).  MAC may amend this Website Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page.  By accessing the Site, or by submitting information, you agree to MAC’s use of such information subject to the MAC Privacy Policy as of the date of access or submission.  This Website Privacy Policy was last updated on March 10, 2015.

Information That We Collect, and How We Use It

MAC collects information from our users when they access the Site or seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities.  We will not make available any of that information to third parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf in connection with maintenance and operation of the Site or who need access to the information in connection with MAC services or offerings.  By submitting employment application information, you acknowledge that MAC will have access to the application information for consideration of you as a candidate for present or future employment or for inclusion in your employment records if you become a MAC employee, and consent to such use, including transmission of this information to MAC contractors and affiliates.  In addition, MAC may disclose information in response to inquiries by rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement or copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to MAC.

Cookies

MAC may use browser cookies on this Site to keep track of your visit.  A “cookie” is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  We may use cookies to aggregate demographic information and the types of systems and browsers of users for internal purposes, to better understand the users of our Site, identify subject areas of interest, and determine whether the Site is designed to work with the computer settings of a majority of our visitors.  With most Internet Browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your computer.  Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about these functions.  Be advised that certain sections or functionalities of the Site may be inaccessible to you if your browser does not accept cookies.

Security Processes

MAC has in place security processes designed to protect personally-identifiable information.  Only authorized employees and contractors will have access to any data provided by you.  Although we take steps to protect your personally-identifiable information, MAC cannot guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorized persons.

Links to Other Websites

MAC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any non-MAC websites to which we link from this Site.  We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there.

Compliance with Law

MAC complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations.  We may be compelled to surrender information to United States or other legal authorities without express consent if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction.  In the event of an alleged violation of the Terms of Use of this Site or an alleged violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through this Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected business partners or legal authorities.

Change and/or Delete Information

You may correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to this Site.  To do so, please contact us at info@michaelallencompany.com.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or MAC’s practices as we operate this Site, please contact us.

 

U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Policy

Compliant Privacy Statement

Michael Allen Company complies with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from European Union member countries.  Michael Allen Company has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement.  To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Michael Allen Company’s certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.