Privacy Policy

 

Effective Date 6/30/2014 (last updated 6/30/2014)



This Privacy Policy applies to various interactions with you.


This Policy describes how we treat personal information we collect where and when this Policy is referenced. This includes our websites, emails, and mobile versions of our websites.  It also applies to applications like those designed for the mobile environment, or for social media websites.  It also applies to information collected from you when you use our WiFi service. 
 


We collect information from and about you.


Contact information. For example, we might collect your name and street address.  We might also collect your phone number or email.


Demographic information. For example, we collect your age. We might collect information about your interests.

Information you submit or post. We collect the information you post on our websites.

Other information. We may collect information about your browser.  We might look at what site you came from, or what site you visit when you leave us.  We collect this information using the tracking tools described here. We also use vendors to help us. To control these tools, please read here. We may also collect your location/GPS information.


We collect information in different ways.


We collect information directly from you. For example, if you register on our site we collect your information. Or, if you sign up for email alerts we will collect your email address.

We combine information we may get from other sources. For example, we may combine it with information that you gave us at one our shopping centers. 

We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons.  To control these tools, click here

We get information about you from third parties. For example, our business partners may give us information about you.   


We use information as disclosed and described here.


We use information to respond to your requests or questions. For example, we might use your information to send you information you request.

We use information to improve our products and services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. We might use your information to show you content in which we think you might be interested. We may ask you to participate in surveys. We may do this using the tracking technologies described here.

We use information to look at site trends and customer interests. We may use your information to make our website better.  We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.   

We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, or our website.

We use information for marketing purposes. For example, we might send you information about our shopping malls. We might send you information about stores at our properties. We might also send you information about other third parties in whose products or services we think you would be interested. We may use your location information to serve you special offers.  This includes offers from our business partners (like stores in our facilities). To manage this, read the choices section below.

We use information to communicate with you about our relationship. We may contact you about your account.  We might also contact you about our corporate press releases or financial filings.

We use information as otherwise permitted by law.


We may share information with third parties.


We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. For example, we share information with vendors who provide goods and services for us. 

We will share information to administer the Careers area of our site. If you use our online “Careers” feature, a potential employer or recruiter may contact you.

We will share information with our business partners. For example, we might share information with stores located in properties near you.  We might share information with partners who provide you with special opportunities at our centers. To control this, read the choices section below.

We will share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena.  We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests.  We might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.

We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business was sold we may give our customer list as part of that transaction.

We may share information you provide to us in social media. For example, we might highlight your postings on our websites.

We may share information for other reasons we may describe to you.

 


You have certain choices about our marketing and tracking tools.


You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails and investor alerts. To stop receiving our promotional emails or newsletter, simply contact us at optout@taubman.com. You can opt out of investor alerts by following the instructions included at the bottom of each such email.  You can also change your preferences on our website if you have an account.

You can control if we share information with third parties for their marketing purposes. To opt out of having us share your information with third parties for their promotional purposes, email us at nothirdparty@taubman.com.

You can control cookies and tracking tools. You can control cookies and tracking tools. You can also control the interest-based advertising you receive. To learn how, please click here.

You can control certain tracking on your mobile devices. For example, you can turn off the GPS locator on your phone.


This site and children.


Our site is meant for adults.  We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian.  If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us at parents@taubman.com.  You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy.  Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.”  Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.


We use standard security measures.


The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our site will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet.

We keep personal information as long as it is necessary or relevant for the practices described in this Policy. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.




California residents' privacy rights.


If you live in California and have an established business relationship with us, you can request a list of the personal information we have shared with third parties for their marketing purposes. We will also give you a list of the third parties that have received your information.  You can make a request one time each year. 

To exercise your rights, you can email us or write to:

The Taubman Company 
Attn: Manager, Interactive Marketing 
200 E. Long Lake Road, Suite 300 
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Mention in your letter that you are making a "California Shine the Light" inquiry. We will respond within 30 days.


We store information in the United States.


If you live outside of the United States, you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States.  This site is subject to U.S. laws, which may not afford the same level of protection as those in your country.


We may link to other sites or have third party services on our sites we don't control.


If you click on a link to a third party site, or visit a third party site using our WiFi services, you will be taken to websites we do not control.  This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of that website.  Read the privacy policy of other websites carefully.  We are not responsible for these third party sites.

Our site may also serve third party ads or content that contain their own cookies or tracking technologies.  We do not control the use of those technologies.


Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.


If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, please email us or call (248) 258-6800.

You can also write to us at:

The Taubman Company
Attn: Manager, Interactive Marketing
200 E. Long Lake Road, Suite 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304


We may update this Policy.


From time to time we may change our privacy policies.  We will notify you of any material changes to our Policy as required by law.  We will also post an updated copy on our website.  Please check our site periodically for updates.