- Contact Information/Identifiers, including name, email address, postal address, phone number, username, business contact information, or other similar identifiers.
- Information Specific to the Services, including, in certain instances, order history, invoices, and preferences.
- Demographic Information, including age and gender, some of which may include characteristics of protected classifications under state or federal law.
- Device Information and Other Unique Identifiers, device identifier, internet protocol (IP) address, or similar unique identifiers.
- Internet or Other Network Activity, including browsing or search history, and information regarding your interactions with our Sites, emails, or advertisements.
- Payment Information, including credit or debit card number, or other financial information.
- Sensitive Personal Information (where permitted and in accordance with applicable law), we do not collect, use, or disclose sensitive personal information to provide the Services. If this information is required, we may redirect you to a third party.
- Job Applicant Data: Name, gender, age, date of birth, email address, mailing address, telephone number, social media profiles, and in certain instances, identification documents, residency and work permit status, social security number (which may also be considered sensitive personal information) or other taxpayer/government identification number. This data also includes any professional qualifications, prior employment history, education history, additional information included in curriculum vitae, and references, as well as notes collected by interviewers and other professional assessment information. If we offer you a job, we may collect additional background information, such as credit history and eligibility information (as permitted by law).
- Job Applicant Sensitive Personal Information (where permitted and in accordance with applicable law): social security number, driver’s license number, racial or ethnic origin, trade union membership, health and medical information (including where required, drug screening results), sexual orientation, and/or criminal history.
- Directly From You, when you use our Site or Services, contact us, sign up to receive emails, text messages, and/or postal mailings.
- From Our Third‑Party Partners, including from third parties that we have partnered with to provide you the Services that you have requested from us.
- Other Sources, including publicly available sources.
- To provide you the Services.
- To enable you to access and use our Sites.
- To communicate with you and to respond to your requests, questions, comments, and other inquiries.
- To understand what resources you use, if any, and to connect you to additional resources at your request.
- To send marketing and promotional materials, including information relating to our Services, as well as in certain instances those of third parties.
- To administer, maintain, evaluate, and improve our Sites and Services.
- To administer surveys and generally to conduct research and analytics related to our Sites and Services.
- To manage our business operations, perform our obligations and exercise our rights under any agreement that you or your organization has with us.
- For other purposes with your consent, or as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law.
- To consider individuals for employment and contractor opportunities and manage onboarding procedures, as well as to administer and improve our recruitment process.
- To evaluate our progress in achieving our diversity hiring goals, to ensure equal opportunity monitoring and reporting, to meet obligations, including providing workforce accommodations and for disability and workplace safety tracking administration.
- To comply with our legal or regulatory obligations, to establish or exercise our rights, and to defend against a legal claim.
- To detect, investigate, prevent, or take action regarding possible malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, including fraudulent transactions, attempts to manipulate or violate our policies, procedures, and terms and conditions, security incidents, and harm to the rights, property, or safety of MC² and our users, customers, employees, or others.
- Necessity to Perform Contract with You – We need to process your personal information to provide our Services, ensure Services are working as they should, answer questions and requests from you, manage our business relationship with you, and provide customer support.
- Compliance with Legal Obligations – We need to process your personal information to comply with relevant laws, regulatory requirements and to respond to lawful requests, court orders, and legal process.
- With Your Consent – In certain instances, we ask for your consent to process your personal information for specific purposes. Provision of your consent is voluntary, and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
- Based on Legitimate Interest – We process your personal information to protect your security and the security of the Sites; to detect and prevent fraud; to protect and defend the rights or property of others, or our own rights and interests; and to maintain and improve the user experience.
THESE TERMS OF SERVICE (“TOS”), together with the General Services Agreement, purchase order, order form or other document that incorporates these TOS (in any event, the “General Terms”) and any documents and materials that these TOS expressly reference (collectively, all of the foregoing, constitute this “Agreement”) are agreed to by and between Creative Management Services, LLC d/b/a MC2, a Delaware limited liability company, having an address at 15 E. Midland Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652, United States (“MC2,” “we,” “us,” and “our”) and you, or the entity on whose behalf you are agreeing to this Agreement ( “you,” and “your”).
This Agreement governs your provision to us of services (“Services”) and deliverables (“Deliverables”), as described and/or defined in the General Terms.
- DEFINITIONS. Except as expressly set forth herein, words and phrases used in this Agreement have the definitions given in this Agreement or, if not defined herein, have their plain English meaning as commonly interpreted in the United States.
- CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.
(a) The term “Confidential Information” is defined as follows: all information (whether written, including on electronic media, or oral) furnished (whether before or after the date hereof) by MC2 or by its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, non-employee representatives (including financial advisors, attorneys and accountants), or agents to you or your representatives for, relating to, or in conjunction with the Services or MC2’s business operations in general, including: (i) computer programs; (ii) employee, customer, supplier, and competitor information; (iii) blueprints, drawings, and other product designs and concepts; (iv) know-how and other manufacturing methods; (v) purchasing, cost, pricing, profitability, and other financial information; (vi) research and development, marketing, sales, contractual and other business plans and techniques; (vii) policies and training materials; (viii) inventions (whether patentable or not); (ix) works of authorship (whether copyrightable or not); (x) trade secrets, including but not limited to designs, sketches and renderings; (xi) any other confidential or proprietary information, and; (xii) all notes, reports, analyses, compilations, forecasts, studies or other documents prepared by either party or its representatives in connection with the Services or relating to MC2’s business operations in general which contain or reflect, or are based in whole or in part on, any such information.
(b) Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, it is understood that Confidential Information does not include information that:
(i) is or subsequently becomes publicly available without the breach of any obligation owed to MC2; or
(ii) was received by you on a non-confidential basis and not in contravention of applicable law prior to the date of this Agreement and you can document such prior knowledge.
(c) You agree (i) to hold Confidential Information in confidence and to take all necessary precautions to protect Confidential Information, including all precautions you employ with respect to your own confidential materials; (ii) not to divulge any Confidential Information or any information derived therefrom to any person other than your employees or contractors who are required to use the Confidential Information for purposes of this Agreement and who are bound by agreement to keep such information confidential (and you will be responsible for any acts or omissions of such persons, as if they were parties hereto); and (iii) not to make any use whatsoever at any time of such Confidential Information except as reasonably necessary to further or facilitate the Services. You understand that this Agreement does not constitute a license or right to use the Confidential Information other than as specified herein. You agree and acknowledge that the Confidential Information is our personal property. We do not make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy, sufficiency or completeness of Confidential Information.
(d) If requested by us, you shall immediately return to us or destroy, at our option, all Confidential Information, including all copies, extracts, or other reproductions in whole or in part, and to certify the same by a writing executed by an authorized officer.
- OWNERSHIP OF DELIVERABLES. All Deliverables will, upon delivery to us, become our property. If any Service or Deliverable does not meet its specifications or is defective, you will (at your sole expense) re-perform such Service or repair or replace such Deliverable. In the event that you are unable to re-perform such Service or repair or replace such Deliverable to our satisfaction, you shall return to us all amounts paid by us to you for such Service or Deliverable and we may terminate this Agreement. This Agreement is not intended to govern the development of custom work product by you for us; in such cases, the parties would enter into a separate written agreement that contains terms appropriate therefor. To the extent that we do not acquire unrestricted rights to the Deliverables through purchase thereof, you hereby grant to us a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free worldwide, license under your intellectual property rights for us to make use of the Deliverables as we desire in our sole discretion.
- YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. You represent, warrant and covenant to us that:
(a) You are fully authorized to enter into and perform your obligations under this Agreement and are not bound by any agreement or obligation that may infringe on your ability to perform any of the duties that may be required of you under this Agreement;
(b) All Services and Deliverables will be original and will not infringe upon the rights of any third party, and will not have been previously assigned, licensed or otherwise encumbered;
(c) Exploitation of any Deliverable by us in any manner throughout the world, in perpetuity will not infringe on any rights of any third party including copyright, trademark, unfair competition, contract, defamation, and privacy or publicity rights;
(d) You shall have sole and exclusive responsibility for the withholding and payment of any and all federal, state and local income, social security and other taxes due arising out of any monies paid to you for Services ;
(e) You will comply with all of our written instructions and policies, and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations relating to the provision of the Services and the delivery of the Deliverables under this Agreement;
(f) You will maintain in effect, at your expense, all workers’ compensation, employee liability, comprehensive general liability and any other insurance as may be required by law or which is necessary to fully protect both you and us from any and all claims and damages that may arise from your performance under this Agreement;
(g) The Services and Deliverables will be in conformity with all requirements set forth in the General Terms;
(h) You will provide immediate notice to us in in the event that any of the representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement becomes untrue
Services in a professional and timely manner in accordance with the best industry standards and to our reasonable satisfaction;
(i) You will perform the Services and provide the Deliverables using personnel of required skill, experience, and qualifications and in a professional and workmanlike manner in accordance with generally recognized industry standards for similar services and shall devote adequate resources to meet your obligations.
PRIVACY. In the event that we provide Personal Data to you in connection with the Services, you agree to comply with the data processing addendum set forth at https://www._____________ (“DPA”). “Personal Data” means information or data that identifies or can be used to directly or indirectly identify, describe, contact, locate, or otherwise be related to or associated with an individual or household.
INDEMNITY. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless us and our affiliates and our and their officers, directors, members, managers, shareholders, employees, agents, contractors, providers, licensees, successors-in-interest, and assigns (“Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all claims, suits, demands, actions, losses, liabilities, damages, judgments, settlements, fines, penalties, fees, expenses and costs (including attorneys’ fees) (collectively, “Claims”) arising in any manner from: (a) our access to, or use of, the Services or Deliverables, (b) your gross negligence or more culpable act or omission, (c) the payment or non-payment of any taxes relating to any monies paid to you for Services; or (d) your breach of any representation, warranty, or other provision of this Agreement. We will provide you with notice of any Claim, and we will have the right to participate in the defense of any Claim and hire counsel of our choosing. You shall be required to pay to the Indemnified Parties, in advance of the final disposition of any Claim, all reasonable costs, fees, and expenses incurred by the Indemnified Parties in respect of such Claim (including, for purposes of clarity, all attorney’s fees and court costs). You may not settle any Claim without our consent. If you fail to diligently prosecute the defense of a Claim, then we may upon notice to you undertake to manage and control the defense of such Claim and its settlement at your expense. The indemnified parties are third-party beneficiaries of this Agreement and may enforce it. We will have the right to set off against all sums payable to you under this Agreement, any and all sums payable to us under this section.
(a) Venue And Governing Law. This Agreement and all matters arising out of or relating to this Agreement, are governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the conflict of laws provisions thereof. Each party irrevocably and unconditionally agrees that it will not commence any action, litigation or proceeding of any kind whatsoever against any other party in any way arising from or relating to this Agreement and all contemplated transactions, in any forum other than the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York or, if such court does not have subject matter jurisdiction, the courts of the State of New York located in the Borough of Manhattan (the “Specified Courts”). If any matter is to be heard in court, each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of, and agrees to bring any such action, litigation or proceeding only in, the Specified Courts. Each party agrees that a final judgment in any such action, litigation or proceeding is conclusive and may be enforced in other jurisdictions by suit on the judgment or in any other manner provided by law.
(b) Waiver of Jury Trial. EACH PARTY HERETO HEREBY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT (WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER THEORY). EACH PARTY HERETO (I) CERTIFIES THAT NO REPRESENTATIVE, AGENT OR ATTORNEY OF ANY OTHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH OTHER PARTY WOULD NOT, IN THE EVENT OF LITIGATION, SEEK TO ENFORCE THE FOREGOING WAIVER, AND (II) ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IT AND THE OTHER PARTIES HERETO HAVE BEEN INDUCED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MUTUAL WAIVERS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN THIS SECTION.
(c) Attorney Fees. In the event of any legal action relating to this Agreement, the substantially prevailing party (in addition to any other relief to which it may be entitled) shall be entitled to reimbursement of its reasonable attorney fees, costs, and expenses from the non-prevailing party (to the extent such fees, costs, and expenses were not previously paid in accordance with Section 6).
(a) Notices. Any notice required or permitted to be given under this Agreement shall be sufficient if in writing and if delivered personally or if sent by registered mail, courier service or email requiring acknowledgment of receipt to our office or your place of business as set forth on the signature page to the General Terms (or, if not set forth there, to the place of business address or email address used in connection with entering into the General Terms). Notices sent by registered mail shall be deemed received three (3) days from the date of mailing. Notices sent by email shall be deemed received upon acknowledgement by return email. Either Party may change its address for notices under this Agreement by giving the other Party written notice of such change in accordance with this Section.
(b) Independent Contractor. Your relationship with us shall be that of an independent contractor and nothing in this Agreement shall constitute you as our employee, joint venturer, or partner. You shall have no authority to bind us in any respect. You agree to abide by the terms and conditions of any and all contracts and other agreements of us that you have been delegated obligations under pursuant to this Agreement. Without limiting your obligations hereunder, at all times, you are free to perform services for any other company or person as long as it does not violate your obligations under the this Agreement. You shall control the detail, manner and method of providing the Services.
(c) Assignment. The rights conferred by this Agreement shall not be assignable by you, by assignment, operation of law, change of control or otherwise, without our prior written consent. Any attempted assignment without such consent will be null and void. We may freely assign this Agreement.
(d) Entire Agreement; Survival; Interpretation. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between us and you as to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes all prior discussions and writings. All provisions of this Agreement, which by their nature should apply beyond their terms will remain in force after any termination or expiration of this Agreement. For purposes of this Agreement, the words “include,” “includes” and “including” are deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation”. The headings in this Agreement are for reference only and do not affect the interpretation of this Agreement. The parties intend this Agreement to be construed without regard to any presumption or rule requiring construction or interpretation against the party drafting an instrument or causing any instrument to be drafted.
(e) Amendment; Waiver. We may make any amendment, modification, or supplement to these TOS and any documents that these TOS expressly incorporate by reference. If we make such amendment, modification, or supplement to this Agreement, we shall notify you in writing of such. Any waiver or exemptions to any term, condition, or provision of this Agreement may only occur if such waiver or exemption is made in writing and signed by us. No waivers of or exceptions to any term, condition, or provision of this Agreement, in any one or more instances, shall be deemed to be, or construed as, a further or continuing waiver of such term, condition, or provision.
(f) Invalidity. If any term, provision, covenant or condition of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, such term, provision, covenant or condition will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives thereof to the greatest extent possible under applicable law, and the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms, provisions, covenants and conditions of this Agreement shall not in any way be affected, impaired or invalidated.
(g) Counterparts. The General Terms may be accepted by the parties using any method under applicable law, including electronic signature and email with scan attachment. Executed General Terms may be in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which shall constitute one and the same instrument.
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We differentiate between cookies that are essential for the technical features of the Sites and analytics cookies.
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Do Not Track Signals
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that visitors can set in their web browsers. When a visitor turns on DNT, the browser sends a message to websites requesting that they do not track the visitor. At this time, we do not respond to these signals.
- Service Providers: We may disclose your personal information with service providers that provide Services on our behalf or help us operate the Sites.
- Government agencies, regulators, and professional advisors: Where permitted or required by applicable law, we may disclose your personal information to government agencies and regulators (e.g., tax authorities, courts, and government authorities) to comply with our legal obligations, and to external professional advisors as necessary to defend our legal interests.
- Corporate Transactions: In the event of a merger, reorganization, dissolution, or similar corporate event, or the sale of all or substantially all of our assets, we expect that the information that we have collected, including personal information, may be disclosed to the surviving entity in a merger or the acquiring entity. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable law.
- De-identified or Aggregate Information. We may aggregate and anonymize information you provide to us in such a way as to ensure it will no longer be identifiable to you. This data may be used for statistical, analytic, and administrative purposes, including analyzing our website traffic and trends, tailoring our Services, or conducting product analysis. We may disclose anonymized or aggregated data at our discretion, in accordance with applicable laws.
MC² secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. MC² secures the personal information you provide in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Nonetheless, no such measure is 100% effective; therefore, we do not guarantee that your personal information will be secure from theft, loss, or unauthorized access or use, and we make no representation as to the reasonableness, efficacy, or appropriateness of the measures we use to safeguard such personal information. In the event of an incident that we are required by law to inform you of, we may notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone, if permitted to do so by law. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
We apply a general rule of keeping personal information only for so long as is required to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. However, in some circumstances, we will retain your personal information for longer periods of time. We will retain personal information for the following purposes: (i) as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations and to provide the Service, e.g. so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenge; and (ii) to comply with applicable laws, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, and take other actions as permitted by law.
- Access: You have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you, along with other information such as the purposes of the processing, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal information has been or will be disclosed, the sources of the personal information, retention, and transfers of personal information.
- Correction: You have the right to request correction of inaccurate personal information we have about you. Depending on the purposes of the processing, you may have the right to have incomplete personal information completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
- Deletion (erasure): You have the right to request that we delete your personal information. If required by law, we will grant your request to delete information. However, when we delete personal information it will be removed from our active database, but it may remain in archives where it is not practical or possible to delete it. In addition, we may keep your personal information as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and/or enforce any of our agreements.
- Withdraw Consent:Where we rely on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time with future effect. Such a withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing prior to the consent withdrawal.
- Data Portability: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to receive the personal information about you that you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.
- Opt-Out of the “Sale” or “Sharing” of Personal Information: You have the right to direct a business that sells or shares personal information to third parties to not sell or share your personal information. However, we do not and have not in the preceding 12 months, sold or shared (in this context, share means use of your personal information for cross-contextual behavioral advertising) your personal information. We may use certain cookies or similar technologies (e.g. Facebook conversion cookie/pixel) for conversion purposes.
- Automated Processing: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to object to a significant decision based solely on automated processing (i.e., without human intervention) unless that decision is required or authorized by law. We do not engage in automated decision-making without human intervention.
- Right to Opt Out of our Use of your Sensitive Personal Information (in certain instances and if permissible under applicable law). We do not collect, use, or disclose sensitive personal information to provide the Services.
As permitted by applicable law, MC² may transmit the personal information we collect to representatives, global affiliates, and service providers in the United States or other countries where we do business that may be outside your home country, and may have different standards of data protection than your home country. We provide appropriate protections for cross-border transfers as required by law, including information transferred to third parties. With respect to such transfers from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or the United Kingdom (“UK”) to the United States and other non-EEA jurisdictions, we may rely on the European Union (“EU”) Standard Contractual Clauses (“EU SCCs”) and the United Kingdom (“UK”) Addendum to the EU SCCs. As permitted by applicable law, you may request details about the suitable safeguards we have in place by contacting us as described below in the “Contact Information” section.
Occasionally, MC² Sites may provide links to the websites of third parties. In these situations, we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices they employ and encourage you to read their own privacy disclosures.
Our Site and Services are not intended for persons under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal information from persons under 13 through our Site or Services, we will take appropriate steps to delete this information. MC² does not knowingly collect or sell personal information from children under the age of 13.
Phone: +1 (551) 502-5000
If you are in the EU, or the UK, you may also have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Effective Date. February 23, 2023
Last Updated Date. February 23, 2023