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Privacy Policy

EFFECTIVE DATE: June 3, 2022                                                 OWNER: Marketing




MacLean-Fogg respects the privacy and personal information of our team members, visitors, customers, suppliers and business partners.



This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes how MacLean-Fogg Company (“MacLean-Fogg,” “we,” or “us”) treats personal information on our websites and other online platforms where this Policy is located (collectively, our “Platform”).

This Platform is operated in the United States and intended for use by individuals who are located in the United States and Canada. By using our Platform or by choosing to give us personal information, you signify your consent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Platform, and do not give us any personal information.

This Policy contains the following sections:



  1. Types of Information We Collect

We collect information from you and about you. Here are some examples of the information we may collect:


  1. How We Collect Your Information

We collect your information in different ways. Below are some examples of how we may collect your information.


  1. How We Use Your Information

We process your personal information for the following purposes:


  1. How We Share Your Information

We may share your information in the following ways:


  1. Children Under 18

The Platform where this Policy is located are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable data from persons under the age of 18, and strive to comply with the provisions of COPPA (The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child has provided us with information, please contact us at You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this Policy. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.” Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.


  1. Choices Regarding Your Information

You have certain choices about how we use your information. Certain choices you make are browser and device specific.

Marketing Communications:

You can opt out of receiving our marketing communications by using the unsubscribe link within each email. Note that, as long as you maintain an account with us or receive Services, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us regarding your account and the Services.

Cookies & Other Tracking Technologies:

Our Do Not Track Policy:

Options you select are browser and device specific.


  1. California and Nevada Privacy Rights

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) requires us to make specific disclosures about how we collect, use and share the personal information of California residents who are subject to CCPA. CCPA also grants such California residents certain rights related to their personal information. This section describes our personal information practices offline and online, and contains these required disclosures and instructions for California residents who wish to exercise their rights under CCPA.

Please note that, to the extent permitted under CCPA, this section does not apply to the personal information of California residents that we collect:

We are required under CCPA to tell you which categories of “personal information” we collect, and which of these categories we disclose for “business purposes” or for “sale” purposes as these terms are defined under CCPA.

California resident rights under CCPA. Subject to certain exclusions included in CCPA, and as relevant to our operations, California residents have the rights listed below. We may take steps to verify your identity, as permitted or required under CCPA, before we process your request. Verification may include asking you to provide information about yourself that we can match against information already in our possession.

Agents that you have authorized to act on your behalf may also submit CCPA requests as instructed below. The agent must also provide evidence that they have your written permission to submit a request on your behalf. If we are unable to verify the authenticity of a request, we may ask you for more information or may deny the request.

California residents who wish to exercise their rights under this section can contact us at Please include your name, email address, and indicate you are a California resident making a “CCPA” request.

Additional Information about your California Rights. If you reside in California, you have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request, please send us an email at or write to us at the address listed below. Indicate in your email or letter that you are a California resident making a “California Shine the Light” inquiry.

Nevada Pricy Rights. If you are a Nevada resident, under Privacy and Security of Personal Information Chapter of the Nevada Revised Statutes Section 603A (“603A”), you have the right to submit a verified request to us, directing us not to make any sale of certain “personal information” as defined under this law that we have collected or will collect about you.  Nevada residents who wish to exercise their rights under this section can contact us by email at


  1. Canadian Resident Rights – Accessing and Correcting Your Information

If you are a resident of Canada, you have a right to request access to your personal information and to request a correction to it if you believe it is inaccurate. If you would like to have access to the personal information we have about you, or if you would like to have it corrected, please contact us using the contact information provided below. In some cases, we may not be able to allow you to access certain personal information in certain circumstances, for example if it contains personal information of other persons, or for legal reasons. To help protect against fraudulent requests for access to your personal information, we may ask you for information to allow us to confirm that the person making the request is you or is authorized to access your information before granting access. For example, we may require you to verify your identity before you access your personal information.


  1. Security

The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our Platform will

be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. We use physical, technical, and organizational means to help safeguard personal information under our control.  A username and password are needed to access certain areas of the Platform. It is your responsibility to protect your username and password. Personal Information may be accessed by persons within our organization, or our third-party service providers, who require such access to carry out the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, or otherwise permitted or required by applicable law.  Personal Information we collect is managed from our offices in the United States.  

  1. Storage and Transfer of Information

Personal Information we maintain may be stored in or outside of the United States. If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your personal information to the United States. This Platform is intended for use in the United States and is subject to the laws of the United States, which may not provide the same level of protections as those in your own country. Personal Information processed and stored in another country, including the United States, may be subject to disclosure or access requests by the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies in that country according to its laws.

By using our Platform or by providing us with personal information, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

  1. Links

Our Platform may contain links to other third-party sites that are not governed by this Policy. If you click on a link to a third-party site, you will be taken to a site we do not control.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices used by third-party sites. We suggest that you read the privacy policies of those sites carefully. We are not responsible for these third-party sites.


  1. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments or concerns with respect to our privacy practices or this Policy, or wish to update your information, please feel free to contact us at You may also write to us at the following address:


1000 Allanson Road

Mundelein, IL 60060

Re: MacLean-Fogg Company Privacy Policy

  1. Changes in Policy

From time to time, we may change our Policy. We will notify you of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our Platform. Please check our Platform periodically for updates.