The information we receive, and how we use it, depends on what you do when visiting our Web site. We collect and use your non-personal information (information that is not identifiable to you personally) differently than your personal information.
WHAT IS NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Each time you visit this Web site to read or download information; we may collect certain information about you from your computer. This information is collected from your computer’s web browser and may include information such as the following ("non-personal information"):
If you only read or download information on our Web site, we do not collect or learn your name, e-mail address, home address, or other personal information about you. We may place a text file called a cookie in the browser files of your computer when you visit. The cookie may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. The information that we collect using cookies is non-personal information. U.S. Government Information Bulletin (I-034) contains a good description of cookie technology at: http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/i-034.shtml. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our Web site may not work properly for you if you do so. We will not allow third parties to place cookies on our Web site.
- the type of web browser software you use (for example, Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer)
- the name of the domain from which you access the Internet
- the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our Web site
- the date and time you access our Web site
- the pages you have visited on our Web site
- Personal information that has been de-identified.
WHAT DOES MMC DO WITH NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION?
There are no restrictions to the way MMC can use or share non-personal information. We will use non-personal information to help us make our Web site more useful to visitors and for other business purposes. We may prepare reports and other materials using non-personal information. Since these reports and materials contain no personal information, we may share them with others.
All information that is not personal to you or someone else, such as questions, comments, ideas and suggestions (collectively "feedback") shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and MMC shall be free to disclose and use the same, for any purpose and through any means, without any obligation whatsoever to you. By choosing to send a message to MMC, you acknowledge that all feedback will be considered to be non-confidential. MMC shall have no obligations of any kind with respect to such feedback, and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, exhibit, display, transform, commercialize, create derivative works and distribute the feedback to others without limitation. Further, MMC shall be free to use any ideas, inventions, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such feedback.
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
In some places on this Web site you may have the chance to send us information about yourself. For example, our Web site may include a registration form, surveys or e-mail forms. Most of our services do not require any form of registration, allowing you to visit our Web site without telling us who you are. However, some services may require registration. When you register with us, you may need to complete certain fields (some are required and some are optional), as well as choose a user name and password. In these situations, if you choose to withhold any personal data requested by us, it may not be possible for you to gain access to certain parts of the Web site and for us to respond to your words.
The personal information that we collect if you fill out such forms or surveys, or when you ask us to personalize your visits to our Web site, may include, for example:
HOW DOES MMC USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
- your name
- e-mail address
- telephone number
- other information such as may be contained on your resume
MMC may use the personal information we collect to:
By submitting personal information (such as your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number), you agree that we may keep a record of it and may use it in accordance with the above. We also may use your personal information to help us in our business, including but not limited to improving our Web site, marketing and/or product development.
- respond to your requests
- contact you, via e-mail, regular mail, telephone or otherwise
- provide you with information that we believe may be of interest to you
- develop records, including records of your personal information
- develop and improve programs, products, services and content
- to protect MMC’s rights or property
- to protect someone’s health, safety or welfare
- to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process.
SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH OTHERS
MMC may transfer your personal information to the subsidiaries, divisions or other entities under common ownership with MMC. You also agree that MMC may share your personal information with others who help us with these activities. These companies and/or individuals may not use or share your personal information with others except for the purpose of assisting us with our business activities pursuant to our request. MMC will not sell exchange or publish your personal information without your permission, except in conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, acquisition, or other similar event.
You agree that we may use your personal information to mail or email information to you about MMC and our products and services.
IS MMC EVER REQUIRED TO SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?
In addition, you are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.
- comply with a law or regulation, court order, subpoena or other legal process
- protect our rights or property
- protect someone’s health or safety.
WHAT ABOUT PRIVACY ON OTHER SITES?
This Web site may contain links to other Web sites. We provide these links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of Web sites operated by others. MMC is not responsible for the performance of these Web sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of any other Web sites is subject to the terms and conditions of those Web sites, including the privacy policies of those Web sites.