Privacy Policy

Materne Considers Your Privacy a High Priority.

This privacy policy explains the information Materne gathers from you from our web site and how we may use it. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us via our “Contact Us” function.

Information you supply:

Materne may obtain personal information about you through data and information you voluntarily supply, through the “Contact Us” function and through your voluntarily provided comments and feedback. Materne will only use the provided information to fulfill the purpose for which it was supplied to Materne, and to provide you with further information regarding Materne products and activities. Your provided personal information may tell Materne about who you are, where you work, where you live, what your background is, how to contact you, what your preferences and interests may be, etc. Personal, demographic information may also be requested. From time to time, Materne may use e-mail correspondence with you to raise and respond to inquiries and issues of all types, and to distribute information about Materne products and activities. If you do not want to receive a certain type of communication from Materne, you should specifically notify Materne of that fact through the “Contact Us” page. You will have the opportunity to “opt out” of receiving further e-mail communications and solicitations from Materne at any time.


We may also collect information from time to time through the use of “cookies” and other methods. A “cookie” is a small file that is saved on your computer and that contains information about you, such as your user name and password. As a result, Materne is able to (a) recognize you when you access the web site so that you do not have to re-enter your personal or other information each time you visit the web site, (b) customize and personalize the content Materne makes available to you, (c) maintain the “state” of your current visit (e.g., to maintain a list of your most recent searches or the items in your “shopping basket”), and (d) alert you to new features.

Non-personal data:

In addition, from time to time Materne may collect certain non-personal data in connection with Materne web site. For example, Materne may collect information on the browser that you use to access the site, the operating system that you are running, what items you clicked on the applicable web page, how long you viewed a certain page, and information about the web site you accessed immediately before you accessed Materne web site. Materne may aggregate your non-personal data with the non-personal data of Materne other users or other non-personal data collected offline. Materne also may collect and analyze general traffic patterns within Materne web site to help maintain the flow and content of the site, and Materne may use some or all of this anonymous aggregated information to support Materne commercial, marketing and customer service activities or for any other reason. Materne consider your use of Materne web site to be private. However, Materne may access or disclose information about you and/or the content of your communications with Materne, in order to: (1) comply with the law or legal process served on Materne; (2) enforce and investigate potential violations of these Terms of Use, including use of this site to participate in, or facilitate, activities that violate the law; or (3) protect the rights, property, or safety of Materne employees, customers or the public. You consent to the access and disclosures outlined in this section.

Children’s privacy:

Materne does not knowingly solicit, collect or retain information from any individuals who are under fourteen (14) years of age. Except as specified in this Privacy Policy section or as otherwise authorized by you, Materne will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party, unless required to do so by law; provided, however that Materne may (a) use such information to support Materne customer satisfaction initiatives, improve product and service offerings, improve the content on Materne web site, and respond to your inquiries, (b) from time to time disclose such information to selected business partners, or other third parties offering products or services in which you may be interested, and (c) disclose such information to other companies provided that such third parties agree to comply with the provisions of this Privacy Policy section with respect to the use of your information.

Information updates:

You are responsible to notify Materne of any changes to the personal information provided to Materne. You can do this by merely using the “Contact Us” page to provide Materne with your new contact and other personal information.

Information security:

To prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of such information, Materne has put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures as well as encryption and transaction security software to attempt to safeguard and secure the information Materne collects from this site. However, no safeguards or security procedures or software is completely effective, and Materne does not guarantee the absolute security of any information provided to Materne through use of Materne web site.

Policy revisions:

As with the Terms of Use, Materne reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy section from time to time in our discretion. If Materne makes modifications, Materne will post the revised section on the web site, which will take effect immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to periodically review these web site Terms of Use, and specifically, this Privacy Policy section.