Privacy Policy

The Members Group LLC (“TMG”, “we” or “us”) has created this policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. We believe your privacy is very important and go to great lengths to protect it. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for our website, www.tmg.global, including all subdomains and TMG-related domains directed to www.tmg.global (collectively, the “Website”). By using the Website or by clicking to accept or agree to the Privacy Policy when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, found at tmg.global/terms_and_conditions , incorporated herein by reference.  You consent to the collection and use of information by TMG outlined in this policy. 

The information we collect on this Website, including your IP address and information about your Internet connection, will not be shared with or sold to any third parties. We use this information to gather broad demographic statistics, measure site traffic, identify problems, deliver custom content, functionality and services offered on or through www.tmg.global and improve site navigation.  A more detailed description is included below in the sections entitled “How We Use Your Information” and “Disclosure of Your Information”. 

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. We may revise and update this policy from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them to the Website, and apply to all access to and use of the Website thereafter.

Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised policy means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page from time to time so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you. 

This policy applies to information we collect: 

  • On this Website;
     
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website;
     
  • Through mobile and desktop applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website; or
     
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.

This policy does not apply to information collected by:

  • TMG offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by TMG or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
     
  • Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect information about you: 

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us; or
     
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, information related to your account settings and preferences and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.  You can instruct your browser to refuse cookies or indicate when cookies are being sent. If you choose not to accept cookies, however, you may not be able to access some portions of our Website.

The information you provide to us may include, without limitation:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our service, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.
     
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
     
  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
     
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our Website and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide financial information before placing an order through our Website. 

You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public or restricted areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we limit access to certain pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
     
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your domain name, IP address, operating system, browser type and date and time of access.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
     
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
     
  • Speed up your searches.
     
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. 

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you.
     
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
     
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
     
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
     
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
     
  • To monitor and identify potential fraudulent activity.
     
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
     
  • To contact you using when we feel there is an issue that needs to be communicated, such as site outages or planned maintenance.
     
  • To use the information at will for marketing and user-evaluation purposes.
     
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
     
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.\

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
     
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
     
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of TMG's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by TMG about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
     
  • To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have consented to these disclosures.
     
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
     
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
     
  • With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
     
  • To enforce or apply our Terms of Use, any processing agreement or other similar agreement between you and TMG, and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
     
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of TMG or its affiliates, our customers, or others.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to communications@tmg.global or write us at: TMG, Attn: Marketing, 1500 NW 118th St., Des Moines, IA 50325.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. We believe we have taken reasonable precautions necessary to maintain security for this Website.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Your Comments and Concerns

All feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: communications@tmg.global.