Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Multicultural Marketing Resources Web site at www.multicultural.com (the “Site”)! This site is owned by Multicultural Marketing Resources, Inc. ("MMR" or "we"). This Privacy Policy explains our practices regarding collection, use and disclosure of personal information that you may provide to us through the Site.

What personal information do we collect on the Site, and how do we collect it?
Below we list all the kinds of personal information we ask you for, depending on what you are doing on the Site.

  1. If you register as a Member:
    • First and last name
    • E-mail address
    • Company Name
    • Job Title (optional)
    • Phone number
    • web address
  2. If you subscribe to any aspect of MMRNews:
    • First and last name
    • E-mail address
    • Company name and address
    • Company phone number
    • Company web address
  3. If you submit a listing to the Multicultural Experts Directory:
    • First and last name
    • Home or work address
    • E-mail address
    • Phone number
    • Company name
    • Web address
    • Specialty
    • Job title (optional)
    • Organizations (optional)
  4. If you submit a listing to the Source Book of Multicultural Experts:
    • First and last name
    • Work address
    • Phone number
    • Company name
    • Job title (optional)
    • E-mail address
  5. If you are a journalist seeking an expert to respond to a query:
    • First and last name
    • Media outlet or organization
    • Address
    • Phone Number
    • E-mail address
  6. If you are seeking to post a press release on the Site:
    • First and last name
    • E-mail address
    • Company
    • Home address
    • Web address
    • Phone number
  7. If you want to buy a book:
    • First and last name
    • Shipping address
    • Billing address
    • E-mail address
    • Credit card number, expiration date and security code

How do we use the personal information that we collect? We use the personal information that we collect as follows:

  • If you provide your e-mail address for any particular purpose, we will use it for that purpose. For example, if you provide your e-mail address in connection with subscribing to MMRNews, we will use that e-mail address to send you MMRNews newsletters and e-blasts . In addition, we may forward your e-mail address to our e-blast service provider, to use solely to send you e-mail promotional messages for other products and services offered by MMR and by other companies.
  • If you are a journalist and you provide your e-mail address as a way for experts to contact you in response to a query that you want us to post on the Web Site, then we will post that e-mail address as part of the query.
  • If you provide your telephone number in connection with providing a listing in the Multicultural Experts Directory or the print Source Book of Multicultural Experts, we will use it to call you when it is time to renew your listing. We also may call you to ask if you want to purchase any other products or services that MMR offers. We may provide your number to a prospective client that calls us to ask for referrals to companies that provide the services that you provide or to a recruiter who calls us asking for qualified candidates. (If you do not wish us to provide your number for these purposes, please let us know and we will not do so.) If you provide it for any other purpose, we may use it to call you to recommend that you list yourself or your company in the Directory or the Source Book.
  • If you provide your snail mail address when you order the print Source Book of Multicultural Marketing Experts, we will use it to send you the print volume you ordered. We also may use it to send you informational and promotional mailings from MMR and other companies.
  • When you provide your credit card number and related information to pay for a listing in the Directory or the Source Book, or buy a book from our store, your credit number is provided to our credit-card processor, to use solely to process your order.
  • If we sell, assign, or otherwise transfer the business of this Web site to which your personal information relates, we will transfer your personal information to the buyer and use reasonable commercial efforts to require the buyer to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • If we are required to disclose your personal information by any applicable law, court order, or government regulation, we will comply with such laws, orders or regulations.

Do we use cookies (and what are they)?

Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site places on your computer to facilitate and enhance your communication and interaction with that site by making it easier for you to navigate the site. That is how we use cookies on this site. We do not use cookies to retrieve personal information from your computer. Cookies (and JavaScript) must be enabled for you to enter and use this site.

What about non-confidential information that you transmit to us?

Any communication or material you transmit to us by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. We may use anything you transmit to us or post on this Web site for any purpose, including but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, posting, and/or ranking.

Furthermore, you expressly agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to us without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products and services using such information.

How can you be sure that your information is secure on our Web site?

We take reasonable steps to protect your information as you transmit it from your computer to our site and to protect your information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure. Moreover, where you use passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features on this site, it is your responsibility to safeguard them.

This site may contain links or references to other Web sites in addition to the ones we have already mentioned. Please be aware that we do not control such other Web sites and that, in any case, this Privacy Policy does not apply to those Web sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every Web site you visit.

How can you correct your personal information on this site?

You can update any account or profile information at any time or you can contact us at any time and our staff can assist you with any updates.

How will you know if this policy has changed?

If this Privacy Policy changes, the revised policy will be posted here. Please check back periodically and especially before you provide any personal information. This Privacy Policy was last updated on September 27, 2010