Matthews, Young & Associates, Inc.
Matthews, Young & Associates, Inc. All rights reserved.
Our postal address is:
Matthews, Young & Associates, Inc.
ATTN: Privacy Matters
505 Millstone Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278
We can also be contacted via phone or email.
We understand and respect your desire for privacy. To that end, we would like you to know how we use the information you provide to us.
We (both directly and through third parties) collect personally identifying information when you access any pages on the Site, register for the Site, enter contests/sweepstakes, or participate in other interactive online activities (e.g., blogs, surveys, forums, etc.) throughout the Site (such as your name, location, email address, billing addresses and credit card information). If you provide us with your email address, you may receive periodic promotional emails from us regarding special offers or new products or services. You may also receive informational emails from us related to any user accounts you have set up with us, as well as administrative notices regarding the operation of the web site. We also collect non-personally-identifiable information (such as your IP address or domain, survey information, or information about your use of the Site) both directly and through third parties, including through the use of Web beacons, for purposes of site administration, to improve and customize user experiences, and to compile aggregate information about usage of the Site.
When you request a contact on the Matthews, Young & Associates, Inc. website, your name, telephone number and email address will be collected and used to contact you as requested or when otherwise necessary. We will collect your billing address and credit card / payment information to process your orders of materials you may purchase from us.
We have implemented appropriate safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and make proper use of the information we collect. However, no transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. Thus, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot absolutely guarantee the security of any information you provide to us.
Personal information collected from our Site may be disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify compliance with the policies governing our Site and applicable laws, or to protect against missed or unauthorized use of our Site.
Policy for Minors
Use of the Site is intended for persons over the age of 13 years old. No information should be submitted to or posted on the Site by any Minor (a user younger than 13 years of age). If a minor between the ages of 13 and 18 accesses or registers for the Site, or signs up to receive our newsletter, they should do so with parental or guardian consent. Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, we do not knowingly provide any personally identifying information about Minors, regardless of its source, to third parties, nor is this information knowingly used by us for any marketing or promotional purposes.
By registering for this site, or registering to receive our newsletter, you are certifying that you are at least 13 years old.
Policy for Users
We collect personal information from Site users over 13 years of age in order to provide users with a personalized online experience and to provide our advertisers a way to reach the right audience. We may share the personal and aggregate information we collect with our affiliates and other sites operated by and for us. On a confidential basis, we may also share personal information with our corporate affiliates or consultants, or with third parties that perform a particular service on our behalf (such as fulfilling orders or for general administration purposes for the Site). We may share aggregate information with third parties for advertising and promotional purposes. If all or part of the Company is sold, merged, or is otherwise transferred to another entity, the information you have provided on or through the Site may be transferred to such entity as part of that transaction. We may also disclose personal information in response to legal process, such as a request by law enforcement, a court order or subpoena, or to protect the integrity of the Site if we believe that a user has committed unlawful or otherwise harmful acts (please refer to our Terms of Service).
With the permission of users 13 years or older, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by us and, also with the permission of the user, may be shared by us with companies that have agreed with us to use this information only for the marketing and promotion of its products and services.
If any individual submits content for publication, we may publish his or her name and any other information submitted by that individual.
If a user elects to use our “Email to a Friend” referral service for informing a friend about the Site, we ask for the friend’s email address, and we will send an email in response to the user’s request inviting their friend to visit the Site. This information is stored at the Site solely for the purpose of sending the email.
Your California Privacy Rights
Public Forums, Comments, and Reviews
Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online in forums or similar posting areas, the information can be reviewed and collected by anyone. Therefore, do not post any information that you do not want to be made available to the general public. We are not responsible for unsolicited communications that arise from your postings on the Site.
Purchase of Products or Services from Matthewsyoung.com
Use of Personal Information
Use of IP Addresses
An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider (ISP) whenever you log on the the Internet. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address, so when a user requests pages from the Site, our servers log the user’s IP address. The IP addresses of our users are collected only for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers, our corporate affiliates or consultants, or with third parties that perform a particular service on our behalf. We do not combine IP addresses with any personally identifying information, nor do we compile any session activity reports by IP address.
Use of Email Address
Any email address that you provide when you subscribe to our email list, register for the Site, or make a purchase through the Site will be retained and may be used to communicate with you regarding order status and updates, new product announcements, promotions and special offers on the Site, and product recommendations.
To unsubscribe from any communications from us, follow the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any communication you receive. You can also unsubscribe from the promotional and marketing emails you receive from the Site’s partners by following the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of emails from such partners. You can also unsubscribe by contacting us and requesting to have your information removed from our list.
Use of Postal Address and Telephone
If you supply us with your postal address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by contacting us with your exact name and address.
If you supply us with a telephone number online, you will only receive contact from us regarding information on orders that have been placed online or through our customer service.
We may use third-party advertising companies and advertising networks to serve ads to you on our behalf when you visit the Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to the Site and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
If you feel that our Site is not following the stated information policy or have questions and concerns, you may contact us at any time.
Last updated and effective as of: 12/30/2016