Acceptance of Terms
Madison.net provides links to other websites and resources. Because Madison Industries has no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Madison Industries does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. Madison Industries is providing these links to you only as a convenience. Madison Industries has the right but not the obligation to block links from or to Madison.net at any time.
Madison.net is controlled and operated by Madison Industries from its principal office in the state of Illinois U.S.A., and is not intended to subject Madison Industries to the laws or jurisdiction of any other state, country or territory. All claims arising out of or relating to these terms will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of Cook County, Illinois U.S.A. and you and Madison Industries consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts. Those who choose to access Madison.net do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules, and regulations.
Madison.net is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory. You agree that you must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of Madison.net, and any reliance on the accuracy, completeness or usefulness thereof. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Madison Industries disclaims all warranties with respect to Madison.net, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
Limitation of Liability
Neither Madison Industries nor any of our affiliates, directors, officers, employees or consultants are responsible or liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or other damages (including, without limitation, lost profits, revenue or data) under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other theory arising out of or relating in any way to Madison.net and/or materials contained thereon, any linked site or any content or service available through Madison.net. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site, content, services or any linked site is to stop your use of it.
Effective October 2, 2020
Madison complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) requirements regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland.
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect the following types of information.
Information you provide us directly:
Your name, email address, and any other information you may submit to us via email or any other page on the Service.
Communications between you and Madison. For example, we may send you Service-related emails (e.g., changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices).
Log file information:
2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
3. SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION
Parties with whom we may share your information:
What happens in the event of a change of control:
If we sell or otherwise transfer part or the whole of Madison or our assets to another organization (e.g., in the course of a transaction like a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, liquidation), your information such as name and email address, User Content and any other information collected through the Service may be among the items sold or transferred.
Responding to legal requests and preventing harm:
We may access, preserve and share your information in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order or subpoena) if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States where we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards. We may also access, preserve and share information when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity; to protect ourselves, you and others, including as part of investigations; when we have a good faith belief that there is an emergency that poses a threat to the health and/or safety of you, another person or the public generally; and to prevent death or imminent bodily harm. Information we receive about you may be accessed, processed and retained for an extended period of time when it is the subject of a legal request or obligation, governmental investigation, or investigations concerning possible violations of our terms or policies, or otherwise to prevent harm. In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
4. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF YOUR INFORMATION;
European Union or Swiss individuals may refer to the GDPR statement below with regard to the transfer of their personal data.
5. SECURITY MEASURES TO PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We use commercially reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through the Service secure. However, Madison cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to Madison or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.
Please do your part to help us. You are responsible for controlling access to emails between you and Madison, at all times. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the social media services you use to connect to Madison. We are not responsible for the functionality, privacy, or security measures of any other organization that Madison does not own or control.
6. YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION
Your account information and profile/privacy settings:
How long we keep your User Content:
7. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Madison does not currently respond to Do Not Track signals, whether that signal is received on a computer or on a mobile device. Third parties may collect information about your online activities over time and across sites when you use the Service.
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
Our site, products, and services are not intended to appeal to minors. However, if you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of our Service, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you to request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an e-mail with a detailed description of the specific content or information to [email protected] Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.
Under California law, California residents who have an established business relationship with us may opt-out of our disclosing personal information about them to third parties for their marketing purposes.
8. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Madison does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for the Service. Because of the nature of our business, the Service and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected]
9. OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES
10. HOW TO CONTACT US
This GDPR Statement outlines our general policy and practices for implementing the GDPR Principles, including the types of information we gather, how we use it and the notice and choice affected individuals have regarding our use of and their ability to correct that information.
“Personal Data” means information that (1)is transferred from the EU/EEA or Switzerland to the United States; (2) is recorded in any form; (3) is about, or pertains to a specific individual; and (4) can be linked to that individual.
“Sensitive Personal Information” means personal information that reveals race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or that concerns an individual’s health.
Madison may receive Personal Data from its own personnel as well as from its affiliates and other parties located in the EU/EEA. Such information may contain names, addresses, email addresses and payment information and may be about customers, clients of customers, business partners, consultants, employees, and candidates for employment and includes information recorded on various media as well as electronic data.
Whenever Madison collects Personal Data directly from individuals, Madison complies with the following Principles:
Madison Industries US Holdings Corporation
Privacy Officer/Data Protection Officer
500 West Madison, Suite 3890
Chicago, IL 60661, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Human Resources Data. If your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by Madison, and your inquiry or complaint involves human resource data, you may have your complaint considered by an independent recourse mechanism in Europe: for EU/EEA Data Subjects, a panel established by the EU data protection authorities (“DPA Panel”), and for Swiss Data Subjects, the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (“FDPIC”). To do so, you should contact the state or national data protection or labor authority in the jurisdiction where you work. Madison agrees to cooperate with the relevant national DPAs and to comply with the decisions of the DPA Panel and the FDPIC. The services of EU DPAs are provided at no cost to you.
Contact details for the EU data protection authorities can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm
If your complaint cannot be resolved through the above channels, under certain conditions, you may invoke binding arbitration for some residual claims not resolved by other redress mechanisms.
This Privacy Statement may be amended from time to time. We will post any revised policy on this website.
D) Information Subject to Other Policies
We are committed to following the Principles for all EU or Swiss Personal Data transferred to the United States pursuant to GDPR.
Last updated: October 2, 2020