PLMA – The Private Label Manufacturing Association (“PLMA”) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This Web site (Ask PLMA) adheres to the following policy for ensuring the privacy of any personally identifiable information that may be collected through it.

THIS POLICY ADDRESSES:

  • Your visit to the Ask PLMA Web site,
  • The information that PLMA collects from visitors and the personal information that you submit to PLMA to access services through this Web site,
  • How collected and personal information is used,
  • Security of information.

YOUR WEB SITE VISITS AND INFORMATION WE COLLECT

You do not need to provide any personal information to visit public sections of this Web site. To evaluate this Web site and improve our service to you, our web servers may automatically collect usage data, such as Internet provider address, browser type and access time.

COLLECTING INFORMATION - WILL YOU SHARE MY INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?

The Ask PLMA Web site will only collect personally identifiable information from you if you voluntarily supply it (e.g., user registration, contact us form, etc.). PLMA is the administrator of this Web site and the only organization that uses the information collected on this Web site. PLMA does not sell or share information collected from this Web site. We take our ethical responsibility to protect your information very seriously.

USAGE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION

Ask PLMA monitors its website traffic through Google Analytics or similar services for the purposes of research and analysis. Data collected is stored securely.

COOKIES

As is common practice with most websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This cookie will assign a user a unique number that allows this Web site to save information so that the information does not need to be re-entered and makes it more convenient for you to use the Web site. Data on the Web site usage we collect using cookies is not tied to your personal information and is only used in aggregate form. At no time will this cookie reveal to others any information about you.

INFORMATION YOU SUBMIT

If you register to access various services on the Web site, you may be asked to complete online registration forms and submit personal information such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, payment method and personal preference information. You may be asked to confirm registration or your identity by entering a User ID and password, clicking on “acceptance buttons,” or other methods to verify your identity. You also may be asked to submit additional personal information to use certain specific services.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

The personal information you provide not only enables you to access various services offered on the Web site, but also enables us to provide you with better service generally. We may use this information to contact you to respond to an inquiry we receive from you or to keep you informed about PLMA and its services. If you choose to communicate with PLMA by e-mail, then e-mail from PLMA to you will be considered to be sent with your consent and will be accessible to anyone who has access to your e-mail.

We request that you protect the confidentiality of any User ID and password you use to access any of your services online. You are responsible for all activity on the Web site accessed by your User ID and password.

LINKS

While browsing the Web site, you may encounter hypertext links to third-party operated Web sites. These other third-party Web sites may send their own cookies to you, log your IP address and otherwise collect data or solicit personal information. PLMA DOES NOT CONTROL AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT THIRD PARTIES DO IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR WEB SITES, OR HOW THEY HANDLE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

SECURITY

PLMA utilizes security devices, such as firewalls, security patches and anti-virus programs, to protect nonpublic personally identifiable information. However, we cannot guarantee the confidentiality or security of your browser or any communication transmitted or accessible over the Internet. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

CHANGES TO POLICY

PLMA reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please review the contents of this Privacy Policy frequently, as we may amend it from time to time to reflect changes in our services and our policies relating to data privacy. Amendments will become effective when posted on the Web site. PLMA will NOT provide you with any notice of changes in this Web site policy. It is your responsibility to monitor and review any updates to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this Web site, after such posting will be deemed your acceptance of these changes to our Privacy Policy.