M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Website Legal and Privacy Policies

Legal Policy

By accessing and browsing any web site owned and/or operated by M.C.I. Foods, Inc. (collectively, the “Site”), you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Legal Policy set forth in the following terms and conditions, as well as any other law or regulation that applies to the Site, the Internet or the Worldwide Web.
 

    Acceptance of Terms of Use. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. provides you with access to, and use of, the Site subject to all applicable laws and regulations and this Legal Policy. By accessing and using the Site you accept each of the terms and conditions of this Legal Policy without limitation. If you do not accept each of the terms and conditions contained in this Legal Policy, please exit the Site. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, this Legal Policy supersedes any other agreements you may have with M.C.I. Foods, Inc. regarding the subject matter set forth herein.
     

    Content Ownership. The content or other materials on the Site including, but not limited to, text, audio, images and other materials or elements (collectively the “Content”) are owned and copyrighted by M.C.I. Foods, Inc., its licensors or others with all rights reserved. You should assume that the Content is copyrighted and owned by M.C.I. Foods, Inc. unless otherwise noted and you may not use the Content, except as provided in this Legal Policy, without the prior written permission of M.C.I. Foods, Inc.

    All trademarks, trade names and logos and all related product names, slogans and design marks which appear on the Site are either the trademarks or service marks (registered or unregistered) of M.C.I. Foods, Inc. or its licensors unless otherwise stated herein. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. and its licensors expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in all Content on the Site. No license is granted to you in connection with the Content.

    In their sole discretion, M.C.I. Foods, Inc. or its licensors may seek to enforce their intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the possibility of seeking criminal prosecution.
     

    User Conduct. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. maintains the Site for your information, education and communication only. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. hereby grants you permission to use the Site and to download Content, but only for your noncommercial, personal use; provided, however, that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the Content, that you do not distribute, modify, copy (except as set forth above), transmit, display, reuse, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or otherwise use Content without the prior written permission of M.C.I. Foods, Inc., and that you do not download or use any images of people or places (“Images”) displayed on the Site for any purpose. The download or use of any such Images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by the prior written authorization of M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Any unauthorized use of such Images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and related communications regulations and statutes.

    Additionally, you agree not to engage in any of the following activities on the Site:

    (a) Upload, post or transmit any informational content that is unlawful, threatening to another person or entity, infringing, defamatory, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, invades the privacy of another, or is otherwise objectionable;

    (b) Intentionally or unintentionally violate or encourage conduct that would be considered a violation of any local, state or federal law, either civil or criminal;

    (c) Impersonate another user, person or entity, including any official or employee of M.C.I. Foods, Inc.;

    (d) Upload, post or transmit any informational content that is the copyrighted, patented or trademarked intellectual property of another, or the trade secret of or confidential information of another; and

    (e) Use the Site to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation.
     

    Privacy. Your use of the Site is also subject to the M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Privacy Policy set forth below. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. hereby incorporates the entirety of that Privacy Policy into this Legal Policy.
     

    Links to Third Party Sites. The Site may contain links to other Internet sites not under the ownership or editorial control of M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Such links are provided for your convenience only and are not express or implied warranties, endorsements or approvals by M.C.I. Foods, Inc. of any products, services, advice or information available from such sites. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. does not warrant and specifically disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for your use of such sites and you hereby release M.C.I. Foods, Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors and agents from any and all such responsibility or liability for the same. If you establish a link to such sites, you do so at your own risk and without the permission of M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Check the Uniform Resources Locator (“URL”) address provided in your Worldwide Web browser to see if you are still in a M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Site or have moved to another third-party site.
     

    EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY. NEITHER M.C.I. FOODS, INC. NOR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY THAT ACCOMPANY OR RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF ANY M.C.I. FOODS, INC. SITE. YOUR USE OF ANY M.C.I. FOODS, INC. SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS INCLUDES (BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO) DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE SITE; USE OF (OR INABILITY TO USE) ANY SITE TO WHICH YOU HYPERLINK FROM OUR SITE; FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE; ERROR; OMISSION; INTERRUPTION; DEFECT; DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION; COMPUTER VIRUS; LINE FAILURE; INTRUSION, HACKING OR VIOLATION OF ANY M.C.I. FOODS, INC. SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; OR ANY ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES OF ANY THIRD PARTIES. M.C.I. FOODS, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO IT AT ANY M.C.I. FOODS, INC. SITE.

    M.C.I. FOODS, INC. IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE CONTENT THEREIN WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. FURTHERMORE, M.C.I. FOODS, INC. IS NOT LIABLE EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR IF OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR BOTH.

    THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. M.C.I. FOODS, INC.'S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, CAUSES OF ACTION OR OTHERWISE WILL NOT BE GREATER THAN THE AMOUNT THAT YOU PAID TO ACCESS THE SITE.
     

    DISCLAIMER. THE CONTENT OF ANY M.C.I. FOODS, INC. SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND M.C.I. FOODS, INC. DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING WARRANTIES:

    (a) THE CONTENT IS OF ANY PARTICULAR LEVEL OF QUALITY OR FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE;

    (b) THE CONTENT IS ERROR-FREE AND ACCURATE;

    (c) THE FUNCTIONAL ELEMENTS CONTAINED IN THE CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE;

    (d) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED;

    (e) THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS;

    (f) SUCCESSFUL RESULTS OR OUTCOMES WILL RESULT FROM PROPERLY FOLLOWING ANY INSTRUCTIONS, DIRECTIONS OR RECIPES CONTAINED IN THE CONTENT;

    (g) THE CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS NON-INFRINGING; AND/OR

    (h) THE SITE IS SECURE FROM TAMPERING, HACKING OR INTRUSION.

    IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE YOU (AND NOT M.C.I. FOODS, INC.) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF ANY EQUIPMENT, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR OTHER ITEMS NECESSARY TO USE THE SITE OR VIEW THE CONTENT.

    EXCEPTION: IN CERTAIN STATES, THE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW US TO DISCLAIM OR EXCLUDE WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
     

    Export Control. Software and other materials from the Site may be subject to United States export control laws. Such laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. No software from the Site may be downloaded or exported in violation of any such laws. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. does not authorize the exportation of any software or technical data from the Site to any jurisdiction prohibited by the United States export laws.
     

    Revisions to the Terms. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. may at any time, in its sole discretion and without notice, revise or modify this Legal Policy or the Privacy Policy. You are bound by any such revisions and should periodically visit this Site to review the current Legal Policy and Privacy Policy pages.
     

    Content Submitted by Users. Any communication or material you transmit to M.C.I. Foods, Inc. at the Site by electronic mail, uploading of information or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by M.C.I. Foods, Inc. or its subsidiaries and affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, M.C.I. Foods, Inc. is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. will not compensate you in any way for any such information, nor will the information be returned to you.
     

    Health Related Information. Information accessible on this Site is for information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. does not endorse or warrant the validity of any health or nutrition related information contained on the Site or any such information contained in third party sites referenced in the Site. Information is general in nature and may be helpful to some persons but not others, depending upon their personal medical and nutritional needs. You should always consult with your physician prior to changing or undertaking a new diet or exercise program. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Site.
     

    Site Security. Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including without limitation: (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging onto a server or an account which the user is not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail bombing or crashing; (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting; (f) by using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activity being conducted on the Site; or (g) by using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including, without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Site other than the search engine and search agents available from M.C.I. Foods, Inc. on this Site and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla’s Firefox, etc.). Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. may investigate occurrences that potentially involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
     

    Choice of Law. This Legal Policy and your use of this Site is governed by the laws of the State of California in the United States of America, without regard to its choice of law provisions.
     

    General Terms. This Legal Policy constitutes the entire agreement between you and M.C.I. Foods, Inc. and governs your use of any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Site. The failure of M.C.I. Foods, Inc. to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Legal Policy shall not constitute a wavier of any such right or provision. If any provision of this Legal Policy is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid then such provision shall be eliminated from the Legal Policy and the surviving terms shall remain in full force and effect. Any claim by you arising under this Legal Policy must be brought within one (1) year after such claim or action or action arose or be forever barred.
     

Privacy Policy

M.C.I. Foods, Inc. recognizes that many people who visit any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Site are concerned about how the personal information that they provide on-line is maintained and used. To address these concerns and to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy, we have developed and implemented this privacy policy so you will know how M.C.I. Foods, Inc. gathers and provides information. Please review this Privacy Policy from time to time as we may update or change it periodically.
 

    Gathering and Use of Information. M.C.I. Foods, Inc. only collects personally identifiable information from visitors to any Site on such visitors’ voluntary basis. Such personally identifiable information may include (without limitation) name, postal address, e-mail address, company name and/or telephone numbers (collectively referred to herein as “Personal Information”). We agree that we will not sell or disclose any Personal Information we gather at any Site to any unrelated third party without your prior consent, except in cases when we believe in good faith that we have a legal obligation to disclose such Personal Information.

    We collect Personal Information primarily (but not exclusively) for the following reasons: a) to e-mail customers and potential customers with updates and news, 2) to notify winners of contests, games and sweepstakes, and to distribute prizes, 3) to send out brochures, etc. to those visitors that request same, 4) to distribute items that are part of “give aways” that visitors have registered for, and 5) for use in our online and off-line marketing and advertising campaigns. There may be times when we share aggregate information about our users (for example, the % of male and female visitors to any Site) with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties in any effort to customize or enhance the Content and advertising on our sites for our visitors.
     

    Cookies/IP Addresses. Like many companies, M.C.I. Foods, Inc. may use “cookie” technology to track customer visits through any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Site. Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. They enhance the on-line experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site.

    The cookies M.C.I. Foods, Inc. currently use do not contain any personally identifying information and cannot profile your system or collect information from your hard drive. Although you may receive cookies from many different sites, each cookie can only be read by the Web server that originally issued it. Generally you are not identified by name or e-mail address, rather by a unique string of numbers that are assigned the first time you access any Site.

    M.C.I. Foods, Inc. primarily uses your IP address to facilitate your browsing experience, to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Site and to gather broad demographic information for marketing purposes.
     

    Polls & Surveys. Information gathered from polls and surveys are for the use of M.C.I. Foods, Inc. If sample answers to polls or surveys are posted on the web site, then no identifiable Personal Information will be included.
     

    Choice/Opt-Out. Any M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Sites will provide users the opportunity to opt out of receiving communications from us. Simply follow the procedure outlined in the communication, on any Site or contact us as set forth below. Likewise, we will provide users with the opportunity to change any Personal Information previously provided.

    Contact Us

    If you have any questions about the Legal Policy, the Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, your dealings with this web site, or your personal information, you can always contact us at our e-mail address info@mcifoods.com