Thank you for visiting our site.  At Member Close (the “Company”), we are committed to protecting the privacy of our online customers and visitors as we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of any information we collect through our Web Site, www.MemberClose.com  (including all subpages thereto, the “Site”).  We have prepared this Privacy Policy to highlight our commitment to your privacy and to inform you as to how we will use the information you entrust to us in connection with the services provided by the Company (the “Services”).  By using or accessing the Site or the Services, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time.  If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should not access or use the Site nor should you sign up for the Services.

General Information

In general, you can visit the Site on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are or providing us with any personally identifiable information.  However, we collect the domain names (not the email addresses unless you choose to provide your email address to us) of all visitors to our Site to measure the number of visits, pages visited, average time spent on our Site, etc.  We use this information to continually improve the convenience and functionality of our Site.

We may also may conduct online surveys to better understand the needs and profiles of our visitors and to measure the interest of our visitors in the features of our Site.

We may tailor our offers to you based on information you provide to us.  With your consent, the Company may also share your email address with other reputable companies so that they can send you product and service offers that may be of interest.  You will be offered an opportunity to restrict access to your email address if you object to the use of your email address by any party other than the Company.  Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, when you are asked for information on our Site, you are agreeing to share that information with the Company and its affiliates.

Information Collection and Use

            When you sign up for the Services you will be asked to provide us with certain information to provide us with billing and user information, and to allow us to tailor our products and services (together, “Your Information”).  Unless it is specifically stated otherwise, when you are asked for Your Information on our Site, you are agreeing to share that information with the Company and its affiliates.

Limited Information Sharing with Third Parties

The Company is committed to protecting your privacy.  We will only share Your Information with third parties in accordance with your instructions and in order to provide you specific services. 

We may share aggregated and anonymous demographic information with our business partners but no such information can be linked directly to Your Information.

Although we will use every reasonable effort to preserve your privacy, we may need to disclose Your Information, including personally identifiable information, when required by federal, state local or other governmental regulations or laws.  In such cases, we will use reasonable efforts to disclose only the information required by law enforcement personnel.

Cookies

Our Site uses a technology called “cookies” which may be used to provide you with tailored information.  A cookie is a tiny element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return.  All pages on the Site where you are prompted to log-in or that are customizable require that you accept cookies.  These cookies (a) will let us know who you are and (b) are necessary to access your account information (stored on our computers ) in order to deliver products and personalized services.  You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, however please note that by not accepting cookies from the Company, you will limit the functionality we can provide when you visit our Site.

Third-Party Websites

Our Site may include links to other third party Web sites.  While we try to link to sites that share our high standards and respect for personal privacy, however, the Company is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by any third party.

Change in Ownership and Other Business Transaction

In the event the Company goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition or the sale of all or substantially all of its assets (a “Business Transition”), Your Information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.  In such event, the Company’s custody of Your Information will be transferred subject to all the terms and restrictions in this Privacy Policy.

Following a Business Transaction, the Company or its successors will continue to use Your Information in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected.  If, however, we plan to use Your Information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you via email and/or through a notice on our Web site and any other appropriate methods.  You will have a choice as to whether or not we use Your Information in this different manner.  Whether or not you wish to have Your Information used in this different manner, you will retain ownership rights to Your Information and the ability to delete Your Information at any time.

Amendment of Privacy Policy

The Company will occasionally update this Privacy Policy.  You can determine when the Privacy Policy was last updated by looking at the “last update” date at the bottom of the policy.  If there are material and substantial changes to this Privacy Policy, we will note these changes through a prominent notice on the Site.

Security

Unfortunately no data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  While we strive to protect Your Information, we cannot warrant the security of the information provided to us online.  However, once we receive your information, we will do our best to ensure that our systems are functioning properly and will use reasonable and customary efforts to protect that information.

California Residents

Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of our Site and Services who 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 MemberClose@cucenter.org or write us at 845 Donald Lynch Blvd., Marlborough, MA 01752.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please call the Site Administrator, at 1-888-746-2476 or send an email to MemberClose@cucenter.org or write to us at 845 Donald Lynch Blvd., Marlborough, MA 01752.  Although we will in most circumstances be able to receive your email or other information provided through this Site, we do not guarantee that we will receive all such email or other information timely and accurately, and we are not legally obligated to read, act on, or respond to any such email or other information.