McLane Company, Inc. - Website Privacy Statement

Scope of this Privacy Statement

By using this Site, you explicitly accept, without limitation or qualification, our practices surrounding the collection, use, and sharing of information provided by you in the manner described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Statement, please do not access, browse, or use this Site.

This Privacy Statement is effective as of September 1, 2011.

Information We Collect and How it is Used

Personal Information

You do not have to give us any personal information to browse this Site’s home page. However, you may be asked to provide personal information to register as a user of this Site, and thus, to have access to the rest of this Site, to submit information or request information from us, or to use the services offered through this Site. This information may include information such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number. Once you provide us with personal information about you, you are no longer anonymous to us.

Personal information collected through this Site may be used by McLane for purposes of:

Passively Collected Information

We may collect certain information about your use of this Site through the use of tracking technologies or by other passive means. This “passively collected” information includes, but is not limited to, the domain name of the website that allowed you to navigate to this Site, search engines used, the internet protocol (IP) address used, the length of time spent on this Site, the pages you looked at on this Site, other websites you visited before and after visiting this Site, the type of internet browser you have, the frequency of your visits to this Site, and other relevant statistics, including the following:


When you visit this Site, we send one or more cookies (small text files containing a string of characters) to your computer that uniquely identifies your login session. We use cookies to improve the quality of your experience. Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to do so or to notify the user when a cookie is being sent. If you wish to disable cookies, refer to your browser help menu to learn how to disable cookies. Please note that if you disable cookies, you will not be able to use any features that require you to log in.

Information We Share

We do not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise share personal information about visitors to this Site, except as described below:

In addition, we may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of people who visited this Site, or the number of profiles created by users of this Site. Such information does not identify you individually.

Note that any information which you post to a public message board or chat area becomes public information. You are solely responsible for any such information you choose to post on this Site, and you may always choose not to divulge any personal information to the public when posting to a message board or chat area.

Your Choices

You can always choose whether or not to provide information on this Site. However, if you choose not to disclose certain information, you may not be able to register as a user of this Site, which may limit your access to certain portions of this Site.

Information Storage and Security

We employ reasonable security precautions to protect personal information about you. This Site is operated from a secure environment with integrated security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information provided on this Site. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology for this Site to provide security during transmissions of personal information. No method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure. As a result, although we strive to protect personal information about you, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us through or in connection with this Site. If you have reason to believe that personal information is no longer secure, please notify us immediately by contacting us in accordance with the last section below.

External Links

This Site contains links to various websites that McLane does not control. When you click on one of these links, you will no longer be transacting business through this Site. Third party websites maintain their own privacy policies, and we do not exercise any control over any of the third party websites that may be linked to this Site. If you visit a website that is linked to this Site, you should consult that website’s privacy policy before providing any personal information. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites, and we are not liable for their misuse of personal information about you.

United States Only

This Site is intended for use by residents of the United States of America only. All matters relating to this Site are governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina in the United States of America. If you are located outside of the United States of America and you contact us, please be advised that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States of America and that by submitting information, you explicitly authorize such transfer.

Updating Information

We encourage registered users of this Site to keep their personal information current. You may change personal information you have provided about you at any time by logging into this Site. After you enter your username and password, you can edit personal information about you. You may also change personal information you have provided about you by contacting us at

Updates to this Privacy Statement

We may change or update this Site or any of our policies and procedures without prior notice. We will post a notice on this Site to advise you of any significant changes to this Privacy Statement and indicate at the top of this statement when it was most recently updated. Your continued use of this Site signifies your continued assent to the terms of this Privacy Statement, as updated or amended at that time.

Questions Regarding this Privacy Statement

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Statement, please send us an email at

Last Updated: 9/1/2011