uses and protects the personal information you provide on the Mudd, Inc. website (hereinafter, the Website or Website).
Mudd, Inc. maintains an ongoing commitment to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Accordingly, any personally identifiable information provided by you to us when you use this website shall be used in accordance with the conditions outlined in this agreement.
Mudd, Inc. may change this policy periodically by updating this website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with the terms of this agreement.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Website. While using the Mudd, Inc. family of Websites, you may have the opportunity to register for services, order products, make requests, and post content. Accordingly, depending on the process, you may be asked to provide the following types of Personally Identifiable Information:
Gender or other demographic information
We may also retain the details of purchases and other transactions or payments made with us or with some of our business partners affiliated with our Website. However, we agree that we will only keep your payment source account number if we first obtain your consent.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Mudd, Inc. takes your privacy very seriously. Accordingly, we agree that we will only use the information you provide for the following specific purposes: to effectuate a registration made by you; to customize the advertising and content you see; to fulfill your requests for products and services (including purchases); to improve the content and overall look and feel of our Website and services; and to contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients, when necessary.
We agree that we will not share, sell, rent or otherwise distribute your Personally Identifiable Information with outside parties, except to provide products or services you’ve requested through us, or in response to a validly-issued subpoena, court order, or other legal process, or when necessary to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims made by you or on your behalf.
From time to time, we may employ the use of return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
Finally, we agree that we will never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us by you in any way that violates or is otherwise unrelated to the means described in this agreement, without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
In order to use some features of the Website, you must first complete the registration process. During registration, you are required to provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, including, but not limited to the information described above (see: The Information We Collect). This information will periodically be used by us to contact you about site news, updates and changes to this policy, and to enable you to retrieve your password, if necessary.
Correction of Personally Identifiable Information
So that we may best serve you, you are responsible for ensuring that all Personally Identifiable Information you provide on this site is maintained and kept current.
Please note: No personally identifiable information is collected with the cookies that we set. Accepting cookies while on the Website will not put the user at risk for marketing to other sites.
Web Statistics & Shared Data
We collect and use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad aggregate demographic information for reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to Personally Identifiable Information.
From time to time, we may use non-identifiable aggregate information to better design our Website and to share with select advertising partners, sponsors, and/or affiliates. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our Website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to personally identify those individuals.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have established appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Protecting the privacy of children is especially important to us. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Website from those we actually know are under 13, nor do we allow registration of users under the age of 13.
Scope of this Agreement; Third Party Websites
Although this agreement applies to the entirety of information obtained by you for the purpose of accessing or using content controlled and owned by Mudd, Inc. it does not apply to entities that are not owned or controlled by us.
This Website contains links to other third party websites. Please be aware that Mudd, Inc. does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of these third party sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to take reasonable precautions when sharing your personally identifiable information on third party websites
You may opt in to receive newsletters, promotional offers and other useful information from us. To unsubscribe from our mailings (except important system and content update information detailed below), you may go to the My Account section of the Website and edit your personal profile by selecting the edit my profile link.
You may not unsubscribe from receiving service announcements and important content update information regarding the Website, including but not limited to: service and account changes, Website upgrades, and site cancellation or business termination information.
If you have any questions about this policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
One Mudd Centre
915 Technology Parkway
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
This document was last updated on November 9, 2011