Privacy Notice

MLS4theLou (“MLS4theLou”) recognizes that privacy is important and is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information collected at this website. Unless you have “opted out” of receiving direct marketing contacts (as described below), when you provide any of the information described in this Privacy Notice (including information that may be automatically generated), you consent to the use and disclosure of that information as described by this statement. This Privacy Notice describes the personal information that MLS4theLou collects and the uses that MLS4theLou will make of that personal information.

Information we collect and how we use it:

Personal Information  
We may collect personal information that identifies you as an individual, such as:

  • Your first name and your last name or company name;
  • Your postal address (including billing and shipping addresses);
  • Your date of birth, and
  • Your e-mail address.

MLS4theLou collects personal information when you participate in various opportunities that we provide, for example:

  • When you create an account on the website for any purpose;
  • When you register for communications or other subscriptions through this website, Twitter, or any other application;
  • When you make a request;
  • When you participate in a contest, promotion, sweepstakes, survey or other promotion;
  • When you participate in a blog or forum; and
  • When we conduct market research or when we meet you at a social or other event.

We may combine personal information that we collect about you with personal information you provide to us through other sources, such as product registrations, inquiries or marketing events. We will use the combined personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice for as long as it is combined.

Automatically Collected Information  
We may passively collect information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser or your internet service provider. This information typically includes your domain name, your user name, and your numerical IP address. The amount of information sent by your web browser depends on its settings. Please refer to your browser if you want to learn what information it sends. We use this type of information to see which web pages you visit at our website, which website you visited before coming to our website, and where you go after you leave our website. We can then develop statistics that help us understand how our visitors use our website and how we can improve it.

When you submit a question or a suggestion using this website, you will be required to provide information that we need to complete your request, including your name, address, phone number, and email address. We may have collected similar information from you in the past.

Cookie Generated Information
We may actively obtain information about you by installing a marker on your computer commonly called a “cookie”.  Cookies enable us to know you by a computer-generated, unique identifier. By providing you with a unique cookie, we are able to create a database of your previous choices and preferences, and in situations where these choices or preferences need to be collected again; they can be supplied by us automatically, saving you time and effort. Your computer may be specially configured to reject cookies; please refer to your browser for more information. Many websites of companies associated with MLS4theLou will allow you to visit without accepting cookies, but some features of our websites may not work properly if you choose to reject cookies.

User Generated Information   
We collect information at this website when you contact us and when you respond to surveys, questionnaires, or enter contests, sweepstakes, or giveaways that we might make available. If you provide us with your e-mail or e-mail us directly, you are voluntarily releasing the content of your e-mail to us (including your e-mail address). If you answer questions we have placed on the website page, you are also voluntarily releasing that information to us. You may decide not to answer any questions presented to you at our website; if you do, you may still continue your visit, but we may elect not to provide you with services, opportunities, responses or features related to the questions you choose not to answer.

How Information is Used and Shared 
We may use Personal Information for one or more of the following purposes:

  • Respond to your inquiries; collect your suggestions, and fulfill your requests, such as to send you e-mail alerts, and contact you to answer any questions to the extent possible.
  • Send you important information regarding the website or terms, conditions, and policies and/or other administrative information.
  • Complete and fulfill your request or inquiry, for example, to communicate with you regarding answers to your questions, and provide you with related service and assistance, if any.
  • Send you marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you, including information about upcoming opportunities, invitations, events, apps, and exclusive deals.
  • Personalize your experience on the website by presenting opportunities, products and offers tailored to you.
  • Allow you to participate in surveys, sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose your personal information, so we recommend that you read these rules carefully.
  • Allow you to communicate and interact with others through the website (for example, through a blog, message board, messaging functionality, chat functionality, profile or other social media).
  • Enable our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, researching and developing new products and services, enhancing this website, improving our services, developing marketing events, identifying usage trends and determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns. We may analyze aggregated demographic information and personal information for historical, statistical, or scientific purposes, or we may store the personal information for your convenience should you return to this website in the future.
  • As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law; (b) to comply with legal process and for any legal purpose (other than credit information); (c) to investigate security breaches; (d) to respond to requests from public and government authorities; (e) to enforce our terms and conditions; (f) to protect our operations; (g) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, you or others; and (h) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

In the course of any of these activities, we may transmit any of the information we have collected with affiliates or third parties. We may disclose your information to companies and individuals we employ to perform business functions on our behalf. An example of a third party that could receive your personal information is a data processing contractor that operates computer systems on our behalf or a company with whom we transact business or associate with for the purposes of aggregating and analyzing demographic information, offering certain products, services, a contest, sweepstakes, or other promotion event.

By using this website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Notice. By agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Notice, you are consenting to our continued use of previously collected information under the terms of this Privacy Notice.

Direct Marketing         
We may use all information collected at this website for direct marketing and e-marketing purposes including the sharing of the information with our affiliates or third parties unless you specifically request that it not be used for that purpose.

Links to Other Sites   
For your convenience, our website may contain certain hyperlinks to other websites as well as to third party websites. This Privacy Notice applies only to information collected on this website and not to information collected on linked sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this website and to read the privacy statements of each and every linked site that collects your personal information.

Children’s Information
We are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities. We do not target our websites to children less than 16 years of age or knowingly collect information from children for the purpose of selling products or services.

Third Party Advertisers          
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. Please note that these companies may use information about your visit to this website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this website, these companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit http://networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.

Information Security   
We use commercially reasonable methods consistent with industry practice to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. While we consider these policies and procedures to be adequate, there is still a risk that your personal information could be misappropriated. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information. If you have any questions about security on our site, you can send an email to us at email address specified below.

Changes in this Privacy Notice          
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Notice at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this notice, we will notify you here, by e-mail, or by means of a notice on our home page.

Opt Out           
If you do not want us to use your personal information as described in this statement, please contact us at unsubscribe@mls4thelou.com. Please note that we will not be able to process questions or contact you without your personal information.

Contact Us     
If you have any questions, comments, or would like to request access to the information MLS4theLou has gathered about you at this website by contacting us at contact@mls4thelou.com.

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