Internet Privacy Statement
McClure Company has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all of our customers and visitors of this Web site, including respecting your concerns about privacy. We understand that you may have questions about how this Web site collects and uses the information that you provide to us. We have prepared this statement ("Statement") to inform you of the privacy principles that govern this Web site.
This Statement contains numerous general and technical details about the steps we take to respect your privacy concerns. We have organized the Statement by major processes and areas so that you can quickly link to the information of most interest to you. If, after reviewing this Statement you have any privacy questions or concerns, please send a letter to:
Attn: Marketing Coordinator
4101 N. 6th Street
P.O. Box 1579
Harrisburg, PA 17105-1579
Visitors who browse this Web site do so anonymously. We have not configured this Web site to collect any information from your computer without your input. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with information, we will not know your identity, your e-mail address, or any other information identifiable to you.
Information We Collect and How We Use It
When we need to collect personally identifiable information from you to provide you with a particular service, we will ask you to voluntarily supply us with the information we need. We will use your email address to send a confirmation and, if necessary, might use the other information to contact you for help in processing your request. Information you provide will be used by us for marketing of McClure Company and McClure Company related products. McClure Company may use the services of third-party mail houses for the sole purpose of mailing materials.
We may also ask you to fill out an online customer survey, to obtain your suggestions or comments about your use of McClure Company products and services, or for similar purposes. Providing this information is solely at your choice.
This Web site is not intended for children and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information from children.
Securing the Transmission and Storage of Information
We treat the information you provide to us as confidential information; it is, accordingly, subject to our company's security procedures and policies regarding protection and use of confidential information. You will know you are in secure mode when the padlock or key icon in the lower right-hand or left-hand corner of the computer screen appears in the locked position. In addition, when accessing a secure server, the first characters of the site address will change from "http" to "https."
After information reaches McClure Company, it is stored on a secure server that resides behind firewalls designed to block unauthorized access from outside of McClure Company. Because laws applicable to personal information vary by country, our company or other business operations may put in place additional measures that vary depending on the applicable legal requirements. Information collected on this Web site is covered by this privacy statement is generally processed and stored in the United States.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
McClure Company does use the services of third parties, such as fulfillment houses, email service providers and mail houses that process mail for the McClure Company, persons authorized by you, as well as such entities and marketing companies that provide these services for McClure Company. These parties are contractually prohibited from using personally identifiable information for any purpose other than for the purpose McClure Company specifies. We do provide non-personally identifiable information to certain service providers for their use on an aggregated basis for the purpose of performing their contractual obligations to us. We prohibit the sale or transfer of personally identifiable information to entities outside of McClure Company and our third party service providers for any non-McClure Company use without your approval.
Our Web site makes only limited use of "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are strings of text that a Web site transmits to a user's computer. Cookies enable a website to keep track of a user's preferences and activities relating to that website. Our Web site creates a temporary cookie for each visit in order to facilitate your visit. Our cookies expire automatically after you leave our Web site. These cookies transmit no information about you or your computer back to McClure Company. If you do not wish to receive these cookies, you may set your browser to reject the cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so may affect your ability to perform certain transactions on our Web site.
Joining the Email Community and Opt-Out
It is our intention to only send you email communications that will be useful to you and that you want to receive. At your sole choice, you may join the Email Community by providing your name, postal and email address. We will periodically contact you via email and provide information about McClure Company special offers and promotions that may be of interest to you. We use a third party e-mail service provider to send emails. This service provider is prohibited from using your email address for any purpose other than to send McClure Company related email. If you do not wish to receive email with updates and information please unsubscribe here. In addition, every time you receive an email about special offers or promotions you will be provided the choice to opt-out of future emails.
This is a United States Web site and is subject to laws of the United States and the State of Pennsylvania. McClure Company will disclose personally identifiable information without your permission when required by law, or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities to McClure Company, guests, visitors, employees, or property (including this site), or to others. As mentioned previously, laws related to personally identifiable information vary by country.
Changes to Your Privacy Rights
In the future, we may need to change this privacy statement. All changes will be made here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. This statement was last updated on June 15, 2008.