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This Privacy Policy of "www.macksearplugs.com" has been posted and is effective as of  March 19, 2010. At McKeon Products, Inc. (“McKeon”) your privacy is important and we are committed to protecting your personal data. As used in this Privacy Policy (this "Policy"), the term "personal data" means data such as: your name, mailing address, e-mail address, Internet service provider, telephone number, or other personally identifiable information that may be supplied by you or collected about you according to applicable local legislation. We hope that this Policy helps you understand what kind of personal data, if any, we collect at this site and how we handle and use any such personal data after collection.

This Policy is applicable to this McKeon’s general informational web/mobile sites. All McKeon sites to which this Policy is applicable are collectively referred to as this ”site.” Note that special use terms, or site- or page-specific terms (referred to as "special terms"), may apply to certain pages/services, but the applicability of any such special terms will be expressly indicated.  In the event of any inconsistency between any special terms and this Policy, the applicable special terms will prevail over the terms of this Policy.

Applicability
Your access and use of the site indicates your irrevocable acceptance of this Policy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS POLICY OR ANY FUTURE POLICY, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITE.

McKeon may from time to time change this Policy or change, modify or withdraw access to this site at any time with or without notice. However, if this Policy is changed in a material, adverse way, McKeon will post a notice advising of such change at the beginning of this Policy and on this site's home page for 30 days. We recommend that you re-visit this Policy from time to time to learn of any such changes to this Policy. YOUR USE OF THE SITE AFTER ANY SUCH CHANGE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF, AND AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY, SUCH CHANGE.

Personal Data Collection and Use
To achieve the site’s purpose and to provide you with site-functionality, it may be necessary to ask for or obtain your personal data. If you provide us with any personal data, we may use it to provide you goods or services, analyze your site usage, respond to your requests, customize your user experience, account administration, determine your satisfaction with McKeon products and/or services or contact you via mail, e-mail, mobile message or phone, or, in accordance with local law, contact you via the aforementioned channels to inform you of new products, services or promotions we may offer. To use some features of this site or one of our other sites, you may need to register for a user account and supply certain information about yourself, for example a user name and your email address.  If you choose to contribute to any of our online forums or other interactive content, we will also collect any personal data you provide as part of your contribution.  By providing information to McKeon through this site, you acknowledge, authorize and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data and personally identifying information of the type and for the limited purposes described in this Policy.

You expressly understand, accept, and give your consent that any of your personal data obtained in connection with your use of this site may be transferred to any person, if permitted by applicable local legislation, whether across international borders to server locations supporting this site (including but not limited to transfers from those locations back to the country of your location) for operating and developing this site and McKeon services or otherwise, including but not limited to transfers to McKeon subcontractors or agents, as mentioned below, who perform tasks related to this site, or McKeon services, or for the purposes of storing the data in relevant databases, which may be located in any country where McKeon has operations.  If you place an order for a product, request a service, register for a user account or submit content to this site, we may need to contact you for additional information required to process or fulfill your order, account and/or request. Any information you provide in response thereto shall be “personal data” for the purpose of this Policy.

Unless compelled by applicable law or administrative or judicial order, we will not provide personal data to a third party without your permission, except as necessary to process your order, fulfill your requests, manage interactive customer programs, enforce our Site Terms, or where we believe disclosure is necessary to limit our legal liability or to protect or enforce the rights, interests or safety of the site, our users or others. If you are a corporate user, we may also use your information to enable administration of access and usage of this site by authorized personnel in your organization. If allowed by applicable local legislation, McKeon may also exchange information between McKeon affiliated (related) companies for the purposes mentioned in this Policy.

Because McKeon is committed to protecting your privacy, McKeon does not engage in the practice of selling or trading personal data to other companies for promotional purposes.

Visitor Identification - Usage of "Cookies"
From time to time, information may be placed on your computer to improve this site and McKeon services for you. This information is commonly referred to as a ”cookie.” Cookies are pieces of data stored on your computer's hard drive or browser, and not on this site. They typically enable collection of certain information about your computer, including your Internet protocol address, your computer's operating system, your browser type and the address of any referring sites.

The use of cookies provides benefits to you, such as eliminating the need for you to enter your password frequently during a session, or, where applicable, re-enter items you place in a shopping cart from visit to visit if you do not finish a transaction on an earlier visit. By showing how and when our visitors use this site or other McKeon sites, the use of cookies allows McKeon to continue to improve the sites. We use cookies and/or web beacons (also known as ‘clear gifs’ – small single pixel image files that can be used to recognize a user’s navigation through the site) to tell us how you found our site, which parts of the site you liked the most and the way you accessed the various pages on the site. This information is generally only used in aggregated form and as part of statistics about overall user activity, however if you register for access to certain parts of this site or one of our other sites, we may be able to link the general information about your browsing with your username or email address, or with any information you input onto one of our web forms or other interactive content. We will only link this information to your username or email address for the purpose of understanding how users access the site and for improving the layout and site content.

As part of this, McKeon may use Google Analytics, and set cookies and/or use web beacons for use by this software. The information gathered by the Google Analytics software (including any personal data about you) will be sent to Google where it will be stored and used by Google in accordance with its Privacy Policy. Please review the Google Privacy Policy or contact Google for more information.

We may also use cookies to recognize you as a return visitor, and structure the content of the site accordingly. If you do not wish to receive cookies, or want to be notified of when they are placed, you may set your web browser to do so, if your browser so permits. Please understand that if cookies are turned off, you may not be able to view certain parts of this site that may enhance your visit. Some of our business partners whose content is linked to or from this site may also use cookies. However, we have no access to or control over those cookies. This site also makes use of cookies for website traffic analysis and anonymous demographic profiling.

Security
McKeon has endeavored to take commercially reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to and improper use of any of your personal data submitted to McKeon via your use of this site. For example, McKeon uses encryption technology when collecting financial personal data such as credit card information.

While there are always risks associated with providing personal data via the Internet or other technologies, and no system of technology is completely safe or "tamper"/"hacker" proof, McKeon has endeavored to take reasonable precautions which are appropriate to the nature of the information to prevent and minimize such risks in connection with your use of this site.

Accuracy of Collected Data
McKeon will at your request, free of charge, correct, replenish, rectify or erase any of your personal data retained by McKeon.  Please consult the contact information posted below on this page to contact McKeon to remove, update and/or review your personal data and/or opt out of receiving marketing communications from McKeon.

Minors
The site is not intended for children under 18 years of age. McKeon does not knowingly collect personal data from children under 18.

External Links
This site may contain links to other sites. Please note that McKeon is not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of any other sites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of such sites.

Miscellaneous
(i) Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. You agree to exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in the Eastern District of Michigan for any litigation or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Services or the Site, and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, waive every defense based upon improper venue, inconvenient venue or lack of jurisdiction. (ii) Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect. (iii) Waiver. McKeon’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in the past or future unless acknowledged and agreed to by McKeon in writing. (iv) Titles. Any heading, caption or section title contained in this Agreement is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof. (v) Assignment. This Agreement may be assigned in whole or in part by McKeon to an affiliate or successor. This Agreement may not be assigned in any manner by you without the express, prior written permission of McKeon and any such assignment or attempted assignment will be null and void. (vi) Entire Agreement. Except for any written agreement separately executed between us and relating to these Terms or the subject matter of this Agreement, this is the entire Agreement between us relating to these Terms and the subject matter herein and supersedes and any all prior or contemporaneous written or oral representations, warranties, communications or agreements between us.

You may assign your rights under this Policy only with the express written permission of McKeon.  

McKeon Products, Inc.
25460 Guenther, Warren, MI 48091
Phone: (586) 427-7560
Fax: (586) 427-7204
INFO@MACKSEARPLUGS.COM