Effective Date: March 1, 2010
MBI may receive and store information you enter or provide to use through your use of the MBI web site. For example, you may enter or provide MBI information that MBI may receive and store when you request a sample, register, participate in any services provided by MBI, or send MBI an email or other type of correspondence. The information may include:
a. your name;
b. your mailing address;
c. your email address;
d. your phone number;
e. your credit card information;
f. other personal or preference information you provide to MBI; and,
g. information you provide to MBI about other people, including but not limited to, the name and address of a gift recipient.
MBI will never request any credit card information, user name, password, or any other personal information from you through email. This is an attempt to steal your personal information known as "phishing." If you receive an email that looks like it is sent by MBI and is asking you for any type of personal information, delete the email and do not respond.
Upon accessing the site, MBI may receive, collect, and record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a web site including, for example, the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the date and time you access the site; and, the Internet address of the web site from which you linked directly to the site. MBI may use this information to monitor the usage of the site and as necessary for MBI’s business. This information does not include personal information.
MBI may receive information about you from other sources. This information may allow MBI to improve the level of service offered to you through product recommendations or special offers that may be of interest to you.
MBI may receive and store information received from you through your use and interaction with the MBI web site, such as, but not limited to, information obtained through the use of "cookies" or alphanumeric identifiers that MBI transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser. MBI may use "cookies" to obtain information when your web browser access the site.
MBI does not require you, as a condition for using the site, to permit MBI’s use of "cookies" and you can choose to utilize software or other programs, provided by you at your own risk and cost, which are designed to allow you to access the site anonymously. The "help" function of most web browsers can provide you with specific information about how to prevent your web browser from accepting "cookies."
MBI may utilize the information obtained from "cookies" for reporting and analysis purposes, to determine the performance of any marketing efforts undertaken by MBI, and the delivery of relevant marketing messages, advertisements, and special offers.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
MBI may share information with carefully selected vendors, business partners and other organizations, which are not part of MBI. These companies and organizations may use the information MBI shares to provide special opportunities and offers to you.
MBI may also share information with companies that provide support services to MBI (such as a printer, mailing house or web host) or that help MBI market MBI’s products and services. These companies may need information about you in order to perform their functions. These companies are not authorized to use the information MBI shares with them for any other purpose.
In the event that MBI should sell or transfer some or all of the business assets of the MBI web site, MBI generally would transfer the corresponding information regarding MBI customers and users of the MBI web site. Additionally, MBI may also retain a copy of that information.
Protection of Your Information
The MBI web site takes significant and appropriate security measures, including physical, technological, and procedural measures, to help safeguard your personal information and to prevent unauthorized access and disclosure. While MBI is focused on the security of your personal information and follows strict standards, processes, and procedures designed to protect your personal information, MBI cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information will remain secure in all circumstances.