Modern Trade Communications., Inc. recognizes the importance of
protecting the privacy of information provided to us by those who
use our products and services. This policy describes how personally
identifiable and anonymous information about our publication
subscribers, online media product users and event registrants may
be collected and shared. Note that any capitalized terms not
Terms of Service.
Modern Trade Communications, Inc. Website or submitting information
through a Website. By using any of our Website, you consent to our
accept the terms and conditions herein.
reserve the right to do so at any time. Users should review this
policy periodically to monitor any changes. Your continued use of
our sites and services constitutes your acceptance of this entire
clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on
the Website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will
notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of
what information we collect, how we use it, and under what
circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.
Modern Trade Communications, Inc. reserves the right to access
and disclose personally identifiable information to comply with
applicable laws, lawful government requests and any orders of the
court, or if you violate our Terms of Service.
If we are acquired or merged with another company, your
information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may
continue to provide the Service to you.
By using the Website, you represent that you are at least the
age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you
are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and
you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor
dependents to use this Website.
How does Modern Trade
Communications, Inc. collect your information?
internet technologies in the management of our Website and email
programs in an effort to enrich your online experience. We may also
use IP addresses to gather broad geographic information for
aggregate use. Our cookies do not contain any information that is
- Authentication, Personalization
And Security. Cookies help us verify your Account
and device and determine when you're logged in, so we can make it
easier for you to access the Services and provide the appropriate
fraudulent use of login credentials.
And Analytics. Cookies help us analyze how the
Services are being accessed and used, and enable us to track
determine if you viewed a page or opened an email. This helps us
provide you with information that you find interesting. We also use
cookies to provide insights regarding your End Users and Your
Sites' performance, such as page views, conversion rates, device
information, visitor IP addresses and referral sites.
You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but this may
limit your ability to use the Service. We currently don't respond
to DNT:1 signals from browsers visiting our Services. You can also
opt out of receiving interest-based ads from certain ad networks here (or if
located in the European Union, here).
Additionally, like many Websites, Modern Trade Communications,
Inc. may use pixel tags, also known as web beacons, clear gifs, or
web bugs. Pixel tags help us improve our understanding of our web
traffic and visitor behavior, as well as gauge the response to our
promotional efforts. If you wish, you may disable pixel tags by
We use industry-standard, third party advertising service
companies to serve advertisements when you visit our sites or open
methods to collect information about your visit to our Website, and
others, in order to provide you with relevant advertisements about
products, services, and events. These collection methods do not
typically include your name, address, or telephone number. These
elements also provide us with aggregate pictures of traffic
patterns, which help us to improve your site experience and monitor
We use device identifiers to track, analyze and improve the
performance of the Services and our ads.
When is personally
identifiable information collected?
How is your information used?
Modern Trade Communications, Inc. collects personally
identifiable information that you choose to provide us when you use
the Service, subscribe to our magazines, sign up for e-newsletters,
enter a contest, participate in surveys, login into our Websites
using a third party login system (including, but not limited to,
Facebook Connect, Twitter, etc.), register for a Website, webcast,
or trade show, or otherwise communicate with us. When you provide
this information to us, you are no longer anonymous, and we imply
that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that
specific reason only. Modern Trade Communications, Inc. does not
take any steps to protect the privacy of information you volunteer
about yourself in forums or other publicly accessible sections of
We may use your contact information to send notices for
subscription renewal or provide you with information about products
or services you have ordered with us. We may also use your contact
information to send you e-newsletters or other promotional e-mails
that contain targeted, relevant content that may be useful to your
business. All promotional e-mails you receive from us will include
an option to opt out of similar e-mail communications in the
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason,
like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed
consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
With whom does Modern Trade
share your information?
Modern Trade Communications, Inc. may share information with our
affiliates and business partners whom we believe share our
commitment to privacy and information security. We may share
identifiable information or anonymized aggregate information with
advertisers and other third parties. In some cases you may receive
relevant, carefully-screened offers from reputable third party
business organizations with which we have shared your information.
Many of our customers appreciate receiving these offers because
they are relevant and useful to their business or occupation. Each
such communication will provide you with an opportunity to opt out
of similar future communications.
From time to time, you may receive information from or on behalf
of advertisers who wish to contact you as a result of your viewing
habits, such as where you have clicked on a link in a Modern Trade
Communications, Inc. e-newsletter, interacted with particular
content, or indicated an interest in certain products, services or
events. Each such form of contact will provide you with an
opportunity to opt out of sharing your information with our
advertisers. We may also use your information to send you e-mail
and other communications on behalf of third parties. Each such
communication will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of
similar future communications.
In compliance with privacy laws, we provide our opt-out lists to
third parties so that any communications sent on Modern Trade
Communications, Inc.'s behalf are not sent to those who have opted
out of receiving such communications.
How does Modern Trade
protect your information?
We use reasonable precautions, including appropriate technical,
administrative, and physical procedures, and follow industry best
practices to try to protect collected personal information from
loss, misuse, access, disclosure, or alteration.
Many of our Websites contain links to websites owned and
operated by unaffiliated third parties. These links are provided as
a service to you, and do not constitute Modern Trade
Communications, Inc.'s endorsement or support of those third
parties or their websites. Each third party website has its own
information collection and use practices, and we advise you to
review their policies.
Modern Trade Communications, Inc. is not responsible or liable
for third party privacy practices or the content of third party
sites. We are not responsible or liable for any breach of security
or for the actions of these parties.
Due to the design of the Internet and other factors outside our
control, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and
our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
Any information you provide may be stored and maintained in a
Modern Trade Communications, Inc. database, either housed at Modern
Trade Communications, Inc. or with a third party vendor. In the
case of a sale, change of ownership or merger involving Modern
Trade Communications, Inc. or any parent, subsidiary or affiliated
company, your information may be transferred to a third party.
How do Third Parties protect
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only
collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary
to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers have their own
privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to
provide to them. For these providers, we recommend that you read
their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which
your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in
or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction
than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a
transaction that involves the services of a third-party service
provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of
the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its
facilities are located.
Once you leave our Website or are redirected to a third-party
website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy
Policy or our Website's Terms of Service.
What are your options for
how Modern Trade Communications, Inc.
uses or shares your information?
If after you opt-in, and you change your mind, you may withdraw
your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection,
use or disclosure of your information, at any time. However, this
may limit your ability to use the Service. You can also limit your
If you wish to opt out of receiving postal, email, fax or phone
calls from Modern Trade Communications, Inc., or if you would like
to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we
have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more
information please send an email to:
You may also call 847-674-2200 and ask for the Privacy Manager,
or mail your request to the attention of the Privacy Manager at
8833 Gross Point Road, STE 308 Skokie, IL 60077.
The identity of the privacy manager and how contacting them will
work is subject to change. We will attempt to process any such
requests within 10 business days or as soon as reasonably possible
Last Updated: June 30, 2017