Privacy Policy

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 May 24, 2019.

Information That We Collect, and How We Use It

MAC collects information from our users when they access the Site and when users voluntarily submit information to 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 your name and contact information and requesting us to contact you, you acknowledge that MAC will have access to the information 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.

A "cookie" is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive.  We use Google Analytics 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.  To learn how Google collects and processes data, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. 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. Google developed a Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on to provide website visitors the ability to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics. To learn more about the browser add-on, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. 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 that you provide, or that the Site collects.  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 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.

Notice for Persons in the European Union:

Data Controller and Legal Basis for Processing. MAC is the data controller for your information collected on the Site, and when we collect and process your information, we rely on your consent or our legitimate interests as the legal basis to do so.

Your Rights. Data subjects located in the EU are granted rights with respect to their information and we are committed to facilitating the exercise of the following rights: the right to access your information, to ask for erasure, correction, restriction, portability of your information, the right to withdraw consent, and the right to object to certain processing of your information. You also have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant Data Protection Authority in your Member State.

Retention. We endeavor to keep personal information in our records only as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and processed. We have developed data retention and management policies considering legal requirements that apply to us as well as our legitimate interests.

Transfers of Data. When you interact with us, your personal information may be transferred to the United States. Because the European Commission has deemed the United States not to offer an adequate level of data protection, we rely on alternative transfer mechanisms to ensure that the transfer of your information to the United States is lawful.

NOTICE TO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS: MAC DOES NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 AND CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 ARE SPECIFICALLY PROHIBITED FROM SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION ON THE SITE. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, DO NOT SEND MAC ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS, NAME AND/OR CONTACT INFORMATION.

For inquiries, complaints and/or access requests about the collection, use or disclosure of your personally-identifiable information or about this privacy policy or MAC's practices, please contact us at info@michaelallencompany.com or by mail to:

Attention: Managing Partner
Michael Allen Company
Nine Old Kings Highway South
Darien, CT  06820
USA

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