Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc. (CMA) considers your privacy important. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all those who provide us with their contact information while using our information, products, events, or services. This policy describes the ways that personally identifiable and anonymous information about our publication subscribers, online media product users, and event registrants is collected, how that information might be shared, and how people can request changes to the way their personal information is used or shared. This privacy statement applies to Websites and digital products operated by Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc.
Personal identifiable information is information that can identify you, such as your full name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, and fax number. We collect personal identifiable information that you choose to provide to us when you subscribe to our magazines, sign up for e-mail newsletters, enter a contest, participate in surveys, register for a Web site, Web cast, or trade show, or otherwise communicate with us. When you provide this information to us, you are no longer anonymous. We also may receive information about you from other sources and add it to the information you have provided to us. Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc. is not responsible for the information you volunteer about yourself in discussions on our blogs or in publicly accessible interactions, or the information that you choose to make public on your account profile. You can view or change your member profile.
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When you volunteer personal information such as your email address, we only use that information to communicate with you regarding:
Personal information that you volunteer, including your email address, is shared within our suite of products and with CMA partners for which you have indicated an interest. If you do not wish to have your email address shared with an e-newsletter’s sponsors, you will be given an opportunity within the e-newsletter to opt out, or you may contact our customer service department at the number or e-mail listed below. In addition, all e-mail messages you request to receive from us will include a one-click opt out of future e-mail communications for that subscription.
If you provide information on a co-branded site or while using a co-branded service, you grant us permission to share the information you have provided with that service or site partner. Their use of your information is subject to their privacy policies. Certain information, such as your password and credit card information, is never disclosed in any form whatsoever to any outside party.
Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc. is based in the United States of America. Any information you provide will be stored and maintained in a secure database in the United States. We use reasonable precautions, including appropriate technical, administrative, and physical procedures, to protect personal information from loss, misuse, or alteration. Due to the design of the Internet and other factors outside our control, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc. Web sites are not intended for use by children, especially those under the age of 13. No one under the age of 13 should provide any personal information or participate in any forums, chats, or online discussions. Minors under the age of 18 are prohibited from subscribing to our sites.
By using any of our Web sites, you consent to our use of your contact information as it is outlined in this privacy statement. Cox, Matthews & Associates, Inc. reserves the right to access and disclose personally identifiable information to comply with applicable laws, lawful government requests and any orders of the court. If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post the changes on this page. Users are encouraged to review this page for any changes. Your continued use of this site constitutes your acceptance of this entire privacy statement.