Personal Information The information that we collect
Personal information means any information about an identifiable individual. This includes information such as your name, address, telephone number, birth date, purchase information or e-mail address. As a customer, you provide MDG with this information in a variety of ways, such as when making an application, completing a sale, confirming shipping addresses, entering contests or signing up for newsletters. In every case, MDG adheres to strict guidelines when dealing with your personal information. The information provided by you in order to make a purchase on the MDG website is collected to process your online transaction, ship your item(s) and maintain the accuracy of your information. In addition, we may maintain records of your previous purchases and details of any enquiries or complaints made by you.
You can visit MDG on the Internet without identifying who you are and without giving us personal information about yourself.
MDG only uses and discloses personal information for internal marketing efforts. MDG does not provide your personal information for marketing purposes of other organizations.
Apart from information relating to shopping orders or eNewsletters, we do not collect or wish to receive any information or other materials from you through this website that may be considered personal, confidential or proprietary. All information and materials received (other than information concerning shopping orders) will be considered to be non-confidential, and you will be deemed to have granted to this website an irrevocable license and consent to use, copy, display, and distribute such information and materials for any purpose whatsoever. This website will not use your name in connection with such information or materials without your prior consent.
Why we collect personal information?
MDG collects personal information for the purposes of providing products and services to you, to help us better communicate with you, to provide you with customer support services, to update you on current specials and promotions, and to conduct market/customer research initiatives. Your personal information is kept confidential and used to support your customer relationship with MDG. For example, at times MDG may inform you of new products or services, special promotional offers, and other information which may be of interest to you.
Non-Personal Information - Cookies and Other Internet Technologies
Your web browser places cookie files on your computer's hard drive. Cookies help us understand which areas of our site are popular by showing us how you and others use our site. When someone visits our Website, our servers automatically collect non-identifiable information that allows the Website to communicate with the visitor's computer. Non-identifiable information does not disclose Personal Information that would permit us to identify or locate individual visitors. For example, this type of information we track pertains to the amount of visits to the Website, tracking which parts of the Website visitors select, time and date of the visit, internet browser types, and IP address and domain type identification to name a few. We use this information to help understand trends and patterns of our Website visitors. Most non-identifiable information is collected using "Cookies", Web beacons and other internet technologies. A cookie is data file which is sent by a Website to a computer's hard drive. This website also uses Web beacons for the same purposes as cookies, allowing us to understand the effectiveness of our marketing efforts and our site usability. Web beacons collect non-personally identifiable information on user traffic patterns, which we then analyze to improve the overall user experience on our website. Web beacons are electronic images that are sometimes called single-pixel gifs. Usually Web beacons work in conjunction with cookies.
MDG uses Google platforms for advertisements and analytics online. MDG uses Google cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on visit history to our website as well as report on ad impressions and interactions,
You have the choice whether or not to accept cookies by configuring your web browser options. If you do not want to associate your visits to these pages with your cookie information, configure your browser to not accept cookies. If you decide not to accept cookies, some web pages may not display correctly.
Links to Third Party Websites
Choosing to receive marketing communications from MDG
If you do not wish to receive communication from MDG (special offers, news on products and services, etc.), you may chose to opt-out from receiving this marketing at anytime. Just simply select the "unsubscribe" link or follow the instructions on how to be removed from the marketing communication subscription you have received, or contact the Finance Department at 1-800-906-0976 x 340 to request to be removed from the mailing list.
If you are under 13 years of age, do not provide any personally identifiable information to MDG without the knowledge and permission of your parent or guardian. MDG does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and MDG does not target its Websites to children under 13. MDG reserves the right to co-operate with government officials and law enforcement agents in any investigation requiring information or reports about lawful or unlawful activities. We reserve the right at any time to collect, use or disclose any personal information to satisfy any law, regulation, or government agency request. All applicants must be the age of majority. Anyone under the age of 18 will not be allowed to apply for a loan with MDG.
Questions and Answers
MDG reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make any significant changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting an announcement on our pages.