Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how Miniat Holdings LLC, Ed Miniat LLC, and South Chicago Packing LLC and their affiliates (collectively, “Miniat” or the “Miniat Companies”) protect your privacy when you visit our websites and provide Personal Information (as defined below). This Privacy Policy describes what types of Personal Information we gather, how this Personal Information is used, and with whom it is shared.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your Personal Information. By accessing, using or submitting your Personal Information to the Miniat Companies, you will be considered to have given your permission and consent for the collection, use, retention and disclosure of your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact the Privacy Officer. The Privacy Officer can be reached by e-mail at:; by phone at 708.589.2400; or by mail at the Miniat Companies headquarters, 16250 Vincennes Avenue in South Holland, Illinois 60473, USA.

Remember, we care about your privacy and take it seriously. Read on for further details.


Personal Information means individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected by the Miniat Companies from that individual and maintained by the Miniat Companies in an accessible form, including any of the following: (1) a first and last name; (2) a home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town; (3) an e-mail address; (4) a telephone number; (5) a Social Security number; (6) any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual or (7) information concerning a user that the Miniat Companies collects from a user and maintains in personally identifiable form in combination with either identifier numbers (1)–(6).

The Miniat Companies take appropriate and commercially reasonable measures to maintain the confidentiality of your Social Security number, to protect your Social Security number from unlawful disclosure and to limit access to your Social Security number.

Non-personal information is information that is already a matter of public record or knowledge. Business contact information is considered non-personal information and not subjected to special protection and it can be routinely shared with anyone inside or outside of the business. Business contact information shall include, but is not limited to, business name, business address and business telephone number, and is not considered personal information in certain jurisdictions.

Sensitive Data is information that can include, but is not limited to, an individual’s gender, racial or ethnic origins, politics, religion, trade union membership, veteran status, physical or mental health, disabilities, sexual orientation, or criminal (or alleged criminal) activities, proceedings or convictions. We do not knowingly collect Sensitive Data except to comply with Affirmative Action data requirements.


Information You Provide. We collect the personal information you knowingly provide (using your mouse and keyboard) when you use our websites,, and

The information we collect depends on how you use our websites. For example, if you sign up to receive e mail communications from us, we collect your e-mail address and any related information you provide. If you communicate with us using the “Contact Us” feature, we collect the information you provide when you complete the “Contact Us” form.

Supplemental Information. From time to time, we may supplement the information you give us with information from other sources, such as information validating your address, information based on your zip code, or information about your business. We may also supplement the information you give us with information we collect from you through other Miniat Companies websites or other channels. For example, if you are a customer of the Miniat