What personally-identifiable information is collected?
MacCormick collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register for newsletters, alerts or sign up for events. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number. In addition, MacCormick collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by MacCormick.
How may MacCormick use my personally-identifiable information?
MacCormick uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, process your requests to participate in events, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, evaluate and improve our services, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.
How are cookies used?
Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow MacCormick to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.
There is no agreed standard for how companies comply with these laws. We do the following:
- We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
- We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.
What are “cookies” used for on this website?
To administer our website and for research purposes, MacCormick may also contract with third parties to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties generally use persistent cookies to help MacCormick to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behavior.
We don’t seek to collect your personal information, and, where we do collect it, we strive to anonymize your personal information as soon as practicable.
Newsletters and Alerts
By registering for recurring MacCormick newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive on occasion other correspondence from MacCormick related to the subscribed newsletters and other MacCormick news and information that you consented to receive during registration. This type of information is shared externally only in anonymous, aggregated form for generalized user analysis or to enable third party agents to send e-mails to you on our behalf. You will be contacted by e-mail or otherwise only by MacCormick or it agents.
We ask for your e-mail address at registration. We will send e-mails to this address to confirm your registration, to provide newsletters or alerts and to contact you for any other reason. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters, alerts, or surveys, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from MacCormick. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf.
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
If you participate in a survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.
Link to third-party sites
How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
MacCormick has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized MacCormick personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, MacCormick, however, cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.
Data Retention Policy
MacCormick stores personally-identifiable information for various purposes as notified to you in this policy. For each of these different purposes, MacCormick only retains the personally-identifiable information for so long as it is serving its notified purpose.
MacCormick understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and MacCormick will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under this age.
Contact our privacy department
401 Bay Street, Suite 2702