This Privacy Notice informs you about the type of data collected through the MullenLowe (“ML”) website (“Site”), and how we at ML use, disclose, and protect that information.
This Privacy Notice applies only to the information we collect on this Site (at mullenloweus.com) and not to any information that we collect through other methods or services, including websites owned or operated by our affiliates, vendors, or partners.
We may collect and store personal information that you choose to voluntarily provide to us when you contact us, such as when you sign up to receive our newsletter, alerts, or publications. Personal information may include your name, residential or business address, email address, or phone number. We use the information you provide to send you the communications that you request. We may also use the information to communicate with you about other topics that we think may be of interest to you.
If you communicate with ML through the “Contact Us” link on our Site, we may ask you for information such as your name, email address, and telephone number so we can respond to your questions and comments. We may also use the information you provide so that we can communicate with you about topics we think may be of interest to you.
We are committed to making your online experience with our Site informative and relevant. To achieve this, we collect certain information by automated means when you visit this Site, such as your IP address, the type of Internet browser you are using, your operating system, referring URLs, information on actions taken on the Site, how many users visited our Site, and dates and times of Site visits. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor this Site to our visitors. We collect this information by various means, as explained below.
Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device when you visit certain websites. Cookie technology holds information a site may need to personalize a visitor’s experience. Cookies may also be used for security purposes and to gather website statistical data, such as which pages are visited, what is downloaded, and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page.
We may use the information we obtain about you both to further our relationship with you and for other purposes, including to:
We may use personal information for other additional purposes. We will identify these additional purposes at the time of collection.
We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information we collect about you, except as described herein or otherwise disclosed to you at the time the data is collected.
We may disclose information about you as compelled or required by law, to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, to protect or defend our legal rights, or in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or violations for our Terms and Conditions for using this Site or other applicable policies.
We also reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business assets.
We may transfer the information we collect on this Site to other countries other than those in which the information was originally collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer your information to other countries, we will protect that information as described in this Privacy Notice.
The security of information is important to us, and we are committed to using reasonable measures to protect the personal information we may collect. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us, or the information stored on this Site, is absolutely secure.
This Site may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from us. Linked sites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly encourage you to review to better understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. We are not responsible for the content of the linked websites, any use of these sites, or the privacy practices of these sites.
This Site is not intended for minors, and we do not knowingly solicit personal data from or communicate with people under the age of 18. Further, this Site is not intended for incapacitated persons, and we do not knowingly solicit personal data from individuals who are incapacitated. If you become aware that your child, any child under your care, or a person otherwise not able to provide valid consent has provided us with information without a parent or guardian’s consent, please contact us as described below.
You can tell us at any time not to send you marketing communications by email by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the marketing emails you receive from us or by contacting us as indicated below.
Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request access to and receive information about the personal data we maintain about you, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal data, and have the information modified or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access personal information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. To update your information, ask us to remove you from our mailing lists, or submit a request, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. For your protection, we may require proof of identity, including proper verification and confirmation that you are the individual entitled to request access, before providing information to you.
By using this Site, you consent to the processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Notice.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or our privacy practices, please feel free to email us at email@example.com.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We reserve the right to change or add to this Privacy Notice from time to time, and will post any revisions on this Site. We will indicate at the bottom of the Privacy Notice when it was most recently updated. We encourage you to check back often to review the latest version.
Privacy Notice Effective Date: September 28, 2018
MullenLowe and its affiliates (“AGENCY,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) provide this Privacy Notice which applies to California resident employees, employee applicants, owners, directors, officers, or contractors of AGENCY, including as applicable, those individuals’ emergency contacts and beneficiaries. This Privacy Notice sets forth our privacy practices as required by the CCPA. Please note, there may be additional or different privacy notices or disclosures that govern our use of your personal information beyond the CCPA. Where collection, use and disclosure of personal information is subject to the CCPA, this Privacy Notice shall prevail. For collection, use and disclosure of personal information beyond the CCPA, those separate and relevant privacy notices and disclosures shall prevail. Any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this notice.
Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), we provide the following details regarding the categories of Personal Information we have collected or disclosed within the preceding twelve (12) months:
We collected this Personal Information directly from California residents themselves, as well as from publicly available databases and third-party sources of information. We collected Personal Information about our employees’ and other individuals’ emergency contacts and beneficiaries from such employees or other individuals.
We may use this Personal Information to operate, manage, and maintain our business, for our employment purposes, and to otherwise accomplish our business purposes and objectives. Our business purposes and objectives include, for example, developing and improving our services and programs for our employees; conducting research, analytics, and data analysis; maintaining our facilities and infrastructure; undertaking quality and safety assurance measures; conducting risk and security controls and monitoring; detecting and preventing fraud; performing identity verification; performing accounting, audit, and other internal functions, such as internal investigations; complying with law, legal process, and internal policies; maintaining records; and exercising and defending legal claims.
For purposes of this CCPA Notice, “sold” or “sale” means the disclosure of Personal Information for monetary or other valuable consideration but does not include, for example, the transfer of Personal Information as an asset that is part of a merger, bankruptcy, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business.
If you have questions regarding this Privacy Notice, please contact your local Human Resources department or CCPA Privacy Champion.