Our Commitment
The Can Manufacturers Institute is committed to ensuring and earning the trust and confidence of our users. This notice explains our online data collection practices and the choices you have about the use of such information.

What Information We Collect
There are two types of information that our site collects:

Personal Information such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, and fax number may be collected from you through surveys, polls, and other features offered through our website, such as through essay contests. Participation is optional, but you may be required to provide some personal information in order to be eligible.

Anonymous Information is information that cannot be traced back to a particular person. Anonymous information is data about how you use our site (such as the pages you view and the search terms you query). This information also includes the domain names and/or IP addresses of Internet browsers that visit our site, the time of day the site was visited, and other non-personal information.

How We Use Your Information
We may use the information we collect about you to fulfill your requests for our products, programs and services; to respond to your inquiries; to understand the use of our website; to provide you with information about our products, programs, and services; and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.

Please review "Your choices with respect to the collection and use of your information" below.

With whom we share your personal information.
We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We may share your personal information with third-party service providers who provide services or functions on our behalf, including marketing, distribution of surveys or sweepstakes programs, and business analytics. We also may share your personal information with members of the Can Manufacturers Institute. Finally, we may share your information in response to apparently bona fide subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; when we believe it is appropriate either to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our users or others; in connection with a corporate transaction; and to enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements.

Your choices with respect to the collection and use of your information
As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with any personal information and you can access and update the personal information you choose to provide. You also will be given an opportunity to opt out of commercial messages from us in any such message we send.

How we protect your information
We want you to feel confident about providing information through our site, so we are committed to protecting the personal information we collect. While no web site can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate physical, electronic and managerial security procedures to help protect the personal information that you provide to us.

Children's privacy
Our website is not directed towards children and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.

External Links
If any part of the site links you to other websites, those web sites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may update this Privacy Policy in the future. We will notify you about material changes to this Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the e-mail address you provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on our Web site.

How you can contact us
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or the practices of this site, please write to us at:

1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
T. 202/232-4677
F. 202/232-5756

This privacy policy is effective as of March 21, 2007.

All rights reserved. Copyright © 2007. The Can Manufacturers Institute.