Last Updated 1/11/18
Before continuing to use the website, or submitting information, please review this policy. By using or accessing the website or using our services, you are agreeing to the terms outlined in this policy. Our purpose in collecting information from you is to better serve your needs, develop a better experience and give you additional and personalized information. If you do not accept this policy, please do not provide us with your personal information nor use these services.
identifiable to you. This includes but is not limited to, your name, email address, financial information, and telephone number. We retain this information shared with us in one or more databases as long as is reasonably required to serve you through our website or services, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by applicable law.
Personal information that is collected is dependent on how you use our services, and the information that you provide to us. If you choose not to provide certain Personal Information to us, we may not be able to provide certain features or services to you. Withdrawal of information is at your discretion unless there is a legal obligation and the withdrawal of information would hinder the performance of services by Mancini Companies.
We use this information in the following cases:
- To communicate with you about your MC account, relationship, or inquiry.
- To better understand client and customer interests and trends.
- To better serve you and your MC account.
- To market specific services, events, products, and features that may be of interest and to better personalize our information to you (this includes by email, SMS text, and through the website).
- To collect or process payments, collect a debt owed to MC, or to pay a debt owned by MC.
- To help us determine credit allowance and decisions, check identity to prevent fraud and money laundering.
- To help us identify you in the case you visit our offices or other locations.
- To create new services and better serve your needs.
- To execute promotions, contests or sweepstakes.
- In the case of other situations that arise and as required by applicable law.
How we collect Personal Information
We collect Personal Information from you in a number of ways, both analog and digital, which is all used by our organization in concert. Specifically, with the MC website this policy identifies the following as important sources of information, but is not limited to the following list.
- Telephone calls and conversations with company representatives.
- Email communications.
- In person meetings.
- Social Media interaction through third parties, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
- Viewing or responding to our online subscriptions, content, advertisements, or emails through a third party or otherwise.
- All other communications with a member of the MC team.
Non personal Information Collected Automatically:
Like most commercial sites, website Visitor information, (also termed “Behavioral”, “Non Personal”, “Technical”, “Log Data”, or “Online” information), is collected automatically. When you visit or access the MC site or use its services you are agreeing to have this technical information collected. This information collection includes but is not limited to, browser information, operating system information, device information, TCP-IP address, date, time, length of visit, pages accessed during visit and clicks during visit.
We use this information to determine the usefulness and usage of our websites and services, and the effectiveness of our marketing efforts, to tailor experiences and optimize our services to your particular needs, to monitor performance, and to improve our functions and features, and identify problems.
How we Collect non-personal Information
MC may include links to third-party websites on our website, in our emails, or on our content, as well as through other communications, that are out of our control. The privacy policies and terms that govern those sites should be outlined or made clear to you. MC is not responsible for the information collection practices of websites out of our control. We always encourage you to be aware of the practices of these third party sites, before providing information to or through them.
As part of its website and service, MC employs other companies or individuals to perform functions on behalf of MC, such as delivering packages, sending postal mail and email, providing search results, and processing payments. Personal Information is shared with these services but only to the extent that is needed to perform their functions. They may not use this information for other purposes.
In the case of an enforceable government request, we may be obliged to share information with a government entity, other companies, or other organizations outside of MC, for purposes defined under the law, including but not limited to enforcing Terms and Conditions, contributing to investigations for fraud, security, or technical issues, and protecting against harm to the rights, property, or safety of MC, its employees, customers, suppliers, its users or the public. This may include releasing personal information to these entities. MC reserves the sole right to decide what access, use, preservation or disclosure of information is reasonably needed to disclose to these entities as permitted by law.
Online and Personal Information
MC may need to combine and/or link Personal Information provided to us with online information, for the purposes specified above, and in some cases may be sent to third parties. As a distributor, MC fosters relationships and connections with its customers and suppliers. In some cases information in the form of data is shared. However, this information is protected closely by MC and released only when necessary to the restricted personnel or for purposes dictated by applicable law.
The security of data, specifically Personal Information data is important to us. We take precautions to secure our website servers, information in our databases, and our communication networks. However, transmission over the internet and electronic storage can never be 100% secure and we cannot guarantee that a third party will not gain access to this information. MC is not responsible or liable to you for a lack of privacy or security you may experience, if such an event occurs. You are fully responsible in taking security precautions when using the website and MC services.
Modifying and Deleting Personal Information
If you would like to terminate service and delete your personal information, or make changes to your Personal Information please contact the Information Technology Department at MC by completing the Contact Us form on our website, with the subject “IT Department.” A representative will respond to your request promptly.
Our third party services used for email subscriptions enable the use of ‘unsubscribe’ features, which allows you to discontinue receiving emails, newsletters and other information from MC. We respect all wishes to opt out of notifications. Please note, that if you use multiple email addresses that we have on file you may continue to receive communication to those email addresses until they are unsubscribed from.
Acquisition of MC
In the event that a MC asset, entity, division, or store is bought, sold, transferred, or in the process of a potential transaction, customer information may be shared for an evaluation of business assets, which includes data and technological Intellectual Property (“IP”).
Use of the MC website and services is meant to be for adults aged 18 and over. Our website and services are not intended for anyone under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal information from minors younger than 13. If you are a parent or guardian and become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact the Information Technology Department at MC by completing the Contact Us form on our website, with the subject “IT Department.” If we become aware that minors under the age of 13 have provided us with Personal Information, we will remove the information from our databases promptly.
Do Not Track Signals
Many web browsers have a “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) or similar feature that signals to websites that the user does not wish to have their online activity tracked. MC does not respond to DNT signals. It is encouraged that users download and install browser plugins that automatically block tracking technologies for this intended purpose.
Geolocation may be collected to assist us in providing you with more accurate information and searches. This information is treated as Personal information. You may prevent the service from using your location at any time by turning this option off at a device or browser level.
If you have any question about this policy, please contact us by completing the Contact Us form on our website, with the subject “IT Department.”, or using the contact information below.
ATTN: Legal Department
119 Hopkins Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817