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M.C. Dean, Inc. respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information M.C. Dean (‘we”) may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.mcdean.com (our “Website”), or any of M.C. Dean’s other websites, our affiliate websites, or elsewhere, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this website.
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this website.
  • Through mobile and desktop applications you download from this website, which provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this website.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • Use offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
  • Any third party, including our affiliates and subsidiaries, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Website

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our website. By accessing or using this website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.  

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This Privacy Policy for California Residents supplements the information contained in General Privacy Policy and applies solely to all visitors, users, and others who reside in the State of California (“consumers” or “you”). We adopt this notice to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and any terms defined in the CCPA have the same meaning when used in this policy.

This policy does not apply to workforce-related personal information collected from California-based employees, job applicants, contractors, or similar individuals. That policy may be accessed on our M.C. Dean internal company Intranet.

Information We Collect

Our website collects information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer, household, or device (“personal information”). Personal information does not include: 

  • Publicly available information from government records.
  • Deidentified or aggregated consumer information.
  • Information excluded from the CCPA’s scope:
    • Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), clinical trial data, or other qualifying research data;
    • Personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.

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Acceptance of the Terms of Use

These terms of use are entered into by and between You and M.C. Dean, inc. (“Company,” “we,” or “us”). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, “Terms of Use”), govern your access to and use of www.mcdean.com, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through www.mcdean.com (the “Website”), whether as a guest or a registered user.

Please read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the website. By using the website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and any other posted policies, incorporated herein by reference. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the website.

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Information Security Policy

Protection of company assets is vital to M.C. Dean’s success. To this end, we have documented, implemented, and institutionalized an information security management system that is in line with the International Standard for Information Security, ISO/IEC 27001. Specifically, at M.C. Dean we are committed to:

  • Protecting information against unauthorized access.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of the information.
  • Ensuring integrity of information by protecting it from unauthorized modification.
  • Assuring availability of information to authorized users when demanded.
  • Assuring nonrepudiation of intentional or unintentional actions.
  • Producing, maintaining, and testing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans.
  • Providing information security training to all employees and relevant interested parties.
  • Continuously manage risks, threats, and vulnerabilities.
  • Reporting and investigating all potential and realized weaknesses and consequent breaches of information security.
  • Ensuring information security is an integral part of information systems across the entire lifecycle of development and maintenance.
  • Satisfying legal, regulatory, statutory, contractual and all applicable requirements relevant to information security.
  • Continuously improving the information security management system.

Compliance to this policy is mandatory. All M.C. Dean personnel and external service providers who have any involvement with information and associated assets covered by the scope of the Information Security Management System, are responsible for implementing this policy and shall have the support of the Chief Executive (CEO) who has approved the policy.

Information Security Objectives

  1. To conform with all applicable legal, regulatory, statutory, and contractual requirements, including:
    a. Achieving and maintaining the ISO 27001 Certification for the Corporate Information System (CIS) and InfraLink Cloud Services with zero major nonconformities.
    b. Achieving and maintaining the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) for the M.C. Dean United States (MCDUS) Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) enclave and InfraLink Cloud Services.
    c. Achieving a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization for the InfraLink Software as a Service (SAAS).
  2. To improve situational awareness and reporting on phishing attacks by educating users on how to identify and report phishing emails.
  3. To attain 100% compliance with audit and review schedules by ensuring that all management system and technical controls are reviewed in a timely manner through vulnerability scans, Data Loss Prevention scans, and audit log reviews.
  4. To ensure 100% of employees and relevant contractors receive security awareness training.
  5. To ensure 100% projects are adhering to guidelines in the Information Security Policy for Project Management.
  6. To perform risk assessments on 100% of M.C. Dean’s subcontractors. The policy along with the objectives shall be reviewed at least once a year.