Information We Collect:
P E R S O N A L I N F O R M A T I O N
- Register for an account on one of our websites, media products, or mobile applications;
- Subscribe to our email newsletters or promotions;
- Participate in our surveys;
- Complete a transaction on our site;
- Otherwise communicate with us or interact with our websites.
In some cases, you will provide information to us to fully utilize our Services. In other cases, information about you or your activities on our Services may be automatically collected, as further described below.
The Services may provide blogs, open discussion forums, or other ways to publicly interact with other Users. MTC encourages Users not to post sensitive personal information in such forums, discussions or other areas. Such information will be accessible to other Users and individuals. MTC and its subsidiaries are not responsible for the information you volunteer about yourself in discussions on our forums or other publicly accessible interactions, or the information that you choose to provide to exhibitors during in-person events.
OTHER INFORMATION; COOKIES
Web beacons are small electronic files (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags, or single-pixel gifs) to permit MTC to count users who have visited pages or interacted with marketing communications.
You may set your browser to block all cookies, including MTC and its subsidiaries while using our services, but doing so will prevent some aspects of our services to not function properly. You may also set your browser to block third-party cookies and allow first-party cookies, which would allow us (but not third parties) to collect such information while you are on our sites. In addition, some browsers may allow you to block certain web beacons and similar tracking codes. Please refer to your browser’s documentation if you wish to block some or all cookies, web beacons, and/or similar tools. To find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
T H I R D-P A R T Y D A T A C O L L E C T I O N
We may collect information from third-party social networks. This allows for the sharing of contacts and content between the Company and a third-party social network and “liking” or “sharing” Company content. Information that you post or provide access to may be publicly displayed on the Service or by the third-party service you use. Similarly, if you post information on a third-party service that references MTC or its subsidiaries (ie, hashtag), your post may be used on or in connection with the Company. Both Company and the third-party may have access to certain information about you or your use of the Service and any Third-Party Service.
The Company may use Google Analytics, Tealium, and other third-party providers for analytics services. Information generated by these services may be transmitted to and stored by these service providers on servers in the United States (or elsewhere) and these service providers may use this information for purposes of evaluating your use of the Service, compiling statistical reports on the Services’ activity, and providing other services related to the Services activity and Internet usage.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We may use your information for the following purposes:
- To provide the Services to you and improve the Services;
- To operate, improve, and personalize the products and services we offer and to give each user a more consistent and personalized experience when interacting with us;
- To provide you with information and promotions on products and services that we think might be of interest to you;
- For customer service, security, to detect fraud or illegal activities, and for archival and back-up purposes in connection with the provision of the Services;
- To send you account notices, including registration confirmation, and to provide you with information about products or Services you have ordered, or which may be of interest to you;
- For research and analysis purposes;
- To communicate with users; and
We may also use your Personal Information to ask for input about our services, events, or products or provide you with additional information about the sites.
We may also, consistent with applicable law, send you e-newsletters with targeted, relevant content. Each e-newsletter will provide you with an opportunity to unsubscribe. Unsubscribing from one newsletter will may affect the delivery of other newsletters or services.
In some cases, consistent with applicable law, we may send you relevant offers from third party businesses or organizations. Many of our customers appreciate receiving these offers because they relate to their personal needs. However, you will always be able to opt-out of receiving future third party offers. All promotional and research email messages you receive from us will include an option to opt-out of future email communications from that particular MTC subsidiary or brand.
At times, the Company may engage and work with Service Providers to serve advertisements on the Services or products. These ads may be tailored to your preferences based on browsing history or online behavior, sometimes referred to as “internet-based advertising.” This may include sending you an ad on a third-party service after you have left Services.
HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
Generally, we do not sell or share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes.
We may provide your information to our clients as well as those acting as our agents in providing our products and services, including third-party companies we have employed to provide us with specialized services, including customer service, research, statistical analysis, information verification, postal mailings, and other information services. In compliance with privacy laws, we also provide our opt-out lists to those third-party companies so that they can be suppressed from the communications those companies send on MTC’s behalf.
From time to time our partners may wish to receive information detailing User engagement with content, or contact our subscribers and customers who may have indicated an interest in the products, services or events for which the partner is associated. If you register for products or services offered by such partners, or for events sponsored in whole or in part by a third party, or otherwise opt-in to permit us to share your personally identifiable information, then you may receive communications, consistent with applicable law, directly from such third parties. If you provide information on a co-branded site or while using a co-branded service, you grant us permission to share the information you have provided with that service or site partner. Their use of your information is subject to their privacy policies and we urge you to read those policies and be aware of their privacy practices before registering.
Should you attend one of our sponsored events, we may provide the Personal Information you provide to us to vendors also attending the event. We will only provide this information to the vendor for a specific use and purpose, but do not warrant that the vendor will keep the same information confidential or private. In addition, we may share your contact information with sponsors who appear in a particular e-newsletter of ours if you click on their link in the e-newsletter, and they may, consistent with applicable law, contact you regarding their products and services.
- To contracted third parties to help with our business operations, such as an investigation of fraud or bill collection;
- If you signed up for the newsletter or participated in a survey involving a third party contractor that performs such services on our behalf;
- To comply with the law, law enforcement or other legal processes, or in response to a government request;
- If the Company believes your actions are inconsistent with applicable terms or policies or to protect the rights, property, life, health, security, and safety of Company, Services, users, or any third party;
- To fulfill the purpose you provided;
- With your consent.
In addition, the Company may share information (personal and non-personal) in connection with or during negotiations of any proposed or actual financing of our business, or merger, purchase, sale, joint venture, or any other type of acquisition or business combination of any or all portion of Company assets, or transfer of all or a portion of Company’s business to another company, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceedings.
N E W S L E T T E R S A N D C O M M U N I C A T I O N
We provide an opt-in newsletter that is delivered via email to our users. You may unsubscribe from receiving these newsletters at any time.
Email communication we receive may be shared with our customer service representations to address your inquiry. We make every effort to respond in a timely fashion once communication is received, but do not guarantee a response. Once we have responded, communication is either disregarded or archived, depending on the inquiry.
We may from time to time contact you for promotional reasons, such as customer surveys, replacement reminders, user reviews, and special promotions that we may offer. If you do not wish to receive these emails, please unsubscribe per instructions at the bottom of the email.
Finally, we may contact you non-promotional purposes regarding your order. This includes order confirmation and shipping confirmation emails. We may also send you follow-up emails regarding payments for items, as well as requests for prescription notes or sleep study confirmations. These emails are known as transactional emails and you cannot unsubscribe from them as you can from our newsletter or promotional emails.
Inbound phone calls to the Company may be monitored and recorded for training or quality assurance purposes. A recorded disclosure will state,” This call may be monitored or recorded for training or quality assurance purposes.” By staying on the call, you are granting your consent for the call to be monitored.
S U R V E Y S
We occasionally survey visitors to our site. The information collected by us or our third-party Service providers help us better understand the needs of our visitors to improve our Services. This information may be shared with third parties with whom we have a business relationship, such as suppliers of products we sell. If asked to provide personal information for follow-up, you may choose to decline.
P A S S W O R D S A F E T Y
The password you choose is needed to access your account. Use a combination of unique identifiers (letters, numbers, and characters) and do not share your password with others. If you do give away your password or personal information to others, you are accountable and liable for any and all activity executed under the account. If your password is compromised, you may lose considerable control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. If you believe your password is compromised, notify the Company and change your password immediately.
By using the Services, you will transfer data to the United States.
HOW WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SECURE
We use reasonable precautions, including appropriate technical, administrative, and physical procedures, designed to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, or alteration. When we contract with other companies to provide us with services, we will require them to also use reasonable safeguards to protect such Personal Information. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of these parties. Due to the design of the Internet and other factors outside our control, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
The email functionality on our Services is un-encrypted and does not provide a secure and confidential means of communication. It is possible that your email communication may be accessed or viewed by another Internet user while in transit to us. If you wish to keep your communication private, do not use our email.
P R O T E C T E D H E A L T H I N F O R M A T I O N
Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 13. No one under the age of 13 may provide personal information to the Services. We don’t knowingly collect personal information, as defined by the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), from children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete or otherwise treat that information as required by COPPA.
You may only order products if you are 18 years old or older. If you place an order, you promise that you are 18 years old or older. If you are under the age of 18 and would like to purchase a product, your parent or guardian should place the order for you.
DO NOT TRACK
The Service does not support Do Not Track at this time. Do Not Track is a privacy preference that you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For all the details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit https://allaboutdnt.com/.
We store your Personal Information until you request that we no longer do so or consistent with our internal document retention policies. To ask us to delete and no longer store your Personal Information, please contact us at the addresses provided above.
SPECIAL NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Under California Law SB 27, California residents have the right to receive, once a year, information about third parties with whom we have shared information about you or your family for their marketing purposes during the previous calendar year, and a description of the categories of personal information shared. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and please include the phrase “California Privacy Request” in the subject line, and provide us with your name. address and email address. We will respond to you within 30 days of receiving such a request.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR EU RESIDENTS
MTC is the controller of the personal data you submit through the Services. If you are using the Services from the European Union, we will only transfer your Personal Information to the United States through the use of appropriate safeguards such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission or with your consent. If the transfer of your Personal Information or processing of your Personal Information is based on your consent, you may contact us at email@example.com to withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we will not be able to provide you with access to the Services.
We process personal data as necessary to pursue our legitimate interest of providing the Services to you, marketing products and services to you and to fulfill our contractual obligations to you. You have the right to access your personal data, correct inaccuracies in your personal data, request the erasure of your personal data and restrict the processing of your personal data. To access, rectify and erase your personal data, log into your account online and save changes.