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Your Privacy

We are committed to maintaining your privacy. The scope of commitment to this effort by M.L. Derry & Associates (MLD) is detailed in this Privacy Policy.

Personal information gathered

MLD collects personal information on certain areas of the Site when users request information and/or participate in user surveys. The personal information collected may consist of information that you provide such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers. In addition, MLD collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address and browsing pattern on the Site. We do not generally seek to collect sensitive personal data through the site. If we do seek to collect such data, we will ask you to consent to our proposed use of data. One of the ways that we collect this information is through the use of cookies. Cookies are small files of information which save and retrieve information about your visit to - for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site, and what information was of interest to you. The cookies we use identify you merely as a number. (if you are uncomfortable regarding cookies use, please keep in mind you can disable cookies on your computer by changing the settings in preferences or options menu in your browser.)

Use of personal information

MLD uses your personal information to fulfill your requests for information, or for such other business purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you for follow-up purposes. MLD also uses personally-identifiable information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in specific areas and information posted on our Site, to help us identify ways to improve it and to determine how we can tailor to make it more effective. We may also use data for other purposes, which we would describe to you at the point we collect the information.

Use of Cookies

The Site uses cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site and on Web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the Site may not be able to access certain areas of the Site. MLD also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Site. If you prefer not to accept a cookie, you can set your web browser to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your web browser.

Disclosure of personal information

MLD shall not intentionally disclose or transfer and shall take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security, and to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of your personal information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of MLD), whether for such third parties' marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following two exceptions: MLD may disclose your personally-identifiable information to third parties in the event that such disclosure is required by the laws, rules, or regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction; MLD may disclose your contact information to third parties as appropriate for MLD to make transmissions or deliveries to you.

Links to third-party sites

We may provide links to third-party Web sites only as a service to our users. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies on these Web sites before providing any information to them with respect to Ad servers: we do not partner with or have special relationships with any Ad server companies.

Access to information

You are entitled to know whether we hold information about you and, if we do, to have access to that information and require it to be corrected if it is inaccurate. You can access this information by writing us at our company address located on the Contact Us page.


MLD has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized MLD personnel are provided access to personal information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, MLD cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.

Consent; Changes to Privacy Policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy.

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