Privacy Policy

Morton Salt, Inc. Privacy Policy

Morton Salt respects your privacy. In order for you to feel comfortable that your privacy will be maintained throughout your visit to our web site, and as you do business with Morton Salt online, we have organized our site so that you are not required to identify yourself or reveal any personal information. At times, we may ask you to provide information about yourself or your company in order to better serve you. If you choose to provide this personally identifiable information, we will use it only to support your customer relationship with us. We provide this Privacy Policy to answer some of the questions you may have about the types of information we may collect from our web site and what we may do with that information. In addition, please review the web site’s Terms of Use, which governs your use of the web site.

What Information Do We Collect?

We understand that you expect to learn about our products when you visit our web site. Similarly, we hope to learn about your needs as our customer through your visits to our web site in order to better develop products and services that meet your needs. Thus, we may ask you about the nature of your business, particular projects you are working on, what you plan to use our products for, and other demographic information. We try to tailor these questions to your particular needs. On some of our web pages, you can ask questions and register to receive information. On these pages, we will ask you for the personal information necessary for us to respond, such as your name and contact information. When you purchase merchandise from our web site, you must provide contact information (such as name, billing address and shipping address) and financial information (such as credit card number and expiration date). We, or a payment service provider, will use this information for billing purposes and to fill customer orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this contact information to get in touch with you. In addition to any personally identifying information or other information that you choose to provide to us on our web site, we and our third-party service providers may use cookies that automatically collect certain web site usage information whenever you visit or interact with our web site. A cookie is a data file placed on a computer when it is used to visit the web site. Cookies may be used for many purposes, including tracking web pages visited while using the web site. You may disable cookies using your browser’s preferences, but some features of the web site may not function properly or may operate slowly if you disable the cookies.

Third Party Sites

Our web site may contain links to other third party web sites that Morton Salt does not control. Morton Salt is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third party web site. These other web sites may independently collect date of solicit personally identifying information and may or may not have their own published privacy policies. Morton Salt recommends that when you link to other web sites, including but not limited to Facebook® and Twitter®, to read the privacy policies of all such third party sites before submitting any personally identifying information to those sites.

What do We do With this Information?

We will use the information that you provide to better understand your needs and to provide you with better products and services. At the most basic level, we will use this information to communicate with you, to update you on our products and to personalize our web site for you. We may also share with our business partners aggregate data about the number and frequency of visitors to our web site and the manner in which customers use our web site. We will not authorize the transfer of your personally identifiable information to our business partners, and we will not combine this aggregated data with your personally identifiable information to tell us who you are. Periodically, we may survey you about your use of products, or for other market research, or to provide you with marketing information that we think will be useful to you. Of course, you need not participate in these surveys or accept this marketing information. Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not, without your permission, give, sell or provide to others for a fee the information which you provide to us. We will always ask for and obtain your permission before sharing your personal information with anyone other than Morton Salt subsidiaries and affiliates, unless we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

How Can You Be Sure The Information You Provide is Accurately Maintained?

The information you provide helps us to develop better products and services and we take seriously the obligation to maintain it accurately. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through this web site, or if someone else has submitted your personally identifiable information through this web site, and you would like to have that information deleted from our marketing databases, please contact the Morton Salt Legal Group, 123 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606-1743. You may also contact us through either of the above methods if you would like to see the personally identifiable information Morton has collected about you through this web site.

Will Your Information Be Secure?

Morton Salt recognizes that visitors to its web site naturally will be concerned about the security of their information, and we are committed to providing that security. We will take reasonable measures which we believe are necessary to protect your information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction, and, where possible, will try to ensure that any third parties to whom we may transfer your information take comparable steps to protect its security.

Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions

We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a “Promotion”) through our web site that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions or official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winners list.

The Privacy of Children

Morton Salt has no intention of collecting any personally identifiable information from individuals under 13 years of age. Where appropriate, Morton Salt will specifically instruct children not to submit such information on our web site. If a child has provided us with personally identifiable information, a parent or guardian of that child may request that the information be deleted from our records by contacting the Morton Salt Legal Group, 123 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606-1743.