Last Updated January 2008
Our sites are owned and operated by,
or on behalf of, McCain Foods Limited ("McCain"). We
recognize that many visitors to our sites are concerned
about the personally identifiable information they
provide to us ("Personally Identifiable Information")
and how we treat that information, so we have developed
a Privacy Statement to address those concerns. This
Privacy Statement is for McCain U.S.-based websites’
collection and use practices.
We may update the Privacy Statement
from time to time, so please check frequently for
updates by checking the date of "Last Update" at the top
of this document. The continued use of our sites
following the posting of changes to this Privacy
Statement will mean you accept those changes.
McCain treats Personally
Identifiable Information in a manner consistent with the
policy under which it was collected, unless McCain has
your consent to do so differently. McCain recognizes its
obligation to its customers, community, and online
visitors to adhere to the highest standards of decency,
fairness, and integrity in all its operations. Likewise,
McCain is dedicated to the fundamentals of protecting
consumer privacy on the Internet, especially for
At our sites we do not collect
personally identifiable information from individuals
unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly.
For example, we may collect your Personally Identifiable
Information (such as your email address, name and phone
number) in order for you to participate in some
programs, sweepstakes, or other promotions (the
"Services") offered on our sites.
For the purpose of providing the
Services you request, including using your email and/or
your name and phone number, to contact you in connection
with providing the Services;
Where you specifically consent to
follow-up contacts by McCain or to be put on our mailing
list, to contact you from time to time and for such
other purposes to which you may consent from time to
We may give you the chance to tell
your friends or co-workers about a new feature or page
on our websites. If you take advantage of Email A Friend
we ask you for your friend’s email address and first
name. We will use your friend’s name and email address
only to send the information you requested we forward.
We won’t keep your friend’s email unless they utilize
our Opt In procedure.
We do not share the information you
give us with anyone outside of McCain, except for third
party service providers of McCain which have agreed not
to use your Personally Identifiable Information except
for specific Purposes as directed by McCain.
Individuals who provide their
Personally Identifiable Information to McCain can make a
written request for deletion of Personally Identifiable
Information from our database at any time by sending a
letter to McCain Foods USA, Inc., 2275 Cabot Drive,
Lisle, IL 60532-3653 Attn: Webmaster@mccainusa.com
In communicating with children,
McCain is especially mindful of the need to protect
their personal privacy. We do not knowingly collect
Personally Identifiable Information from children under
13 on our sites.
McCain may use "cookie" technology
to obtain non-Personally Identifiable Information from
its online visitors. Cookies are information files that
your web browser places on your computer when you visit
a website. Most browsers accept cookies automatically,
but they can be configured not to accept them or to
indicate when a cookie is being sent. We do not extract
Personally Identifiable Information in this process nor
do we provide this information to third parties. Cookies
allow us to customize your user interface to speed up
the navigation process and to make the site experience
more efficient. If your browser is configured to reject
cookies, you may not be able to use the features of our
We use a temporary session cookie to
enable you to use our Logo’s download and to use some of
our features on the various sites. Another type of
cookie can be stored on your computer by your browser.
When you log in, this type of cookie tells us whether
you've visited us before or are a new visitor. We use
the cookies to help us identify site features in which
you have the greatest interest so that we can provide
more of what you may want.
McCain uses reasonable
administrative, technical, personal, and physical
measures to safeguard Personally Identifiable
Information in its possession against loss, theft and
unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.
Our sites may contain links to other
sites. The privacy and data collection practices on any
linked websites are entirely separate from McCain and
are not covered by this Privacy Statement.
Other websites, which may contain
material not suitable for children, may also link to our
sites without McCain's knowledge or consent. McCain has
no responsibility for the content, policies or actions
of these websites.
Children should always check with a
parent, guardian or other adult before linking to any
Information regarding a Memorandum
of Insurance has been provided by Marsh, an insurance
broker for McCain Foods Group Inc. To access this
information, please click