In short, personal information collected via this website is kept confidential. The following specifies what is collected, how and why.
Personal data we collect, how and why
We collect information about visitors to our website in four (4) ways:
- From our contact forms when used by our website visitors
- From our newsletter subscribe form
- From web cookies and Google Analytics
- From web server logs
Contact forms and Subscribe form
If you use a contact form to reach one of our professionals you will be prompted to include your name, phone number, and email address in addition to the message itself. The newsletter subscription form requires only an email address.
Information you provide to us through a contact form or the newsletter registration will be used to respond to your inquiry or request. We may also use information you provide to communicate with you in the future. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you may opt out at any time as described below.
Cookies and analytics
A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive through their web browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer) to help us improve visitor access to our site. For example, cookies retain form field data saving return visitors from having to fill out all fields in a contact form. Cookies in no way are linked to any personally-identifiable information.
Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Rejecting cookies should not cause a problem with our site, however, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of some other sites when cookies are disabled.
To disable cookies in FireFox, for example, choose Tools (from the menu bar drop-down menu) > Options > Privacy and look for cookie settings. For other browsers, please check the documentation of that browser to change cookie settings.
Web server logs
When you visit our website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs which are records of the activities on our site. Web servers automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may collect include:
- your unique Internet protocol address;
- the name of your unique Internet service provider;
- the town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website;
- the kind of browser or computer you use;
- the number of links you click within the site;
- the date and time of your visit;
- the web page from which you arrived to our site;
- the pages you viewed on the site; and
- certain searches/queries that you conducted via our website(s).
The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use and improve the user’s experience.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Third Party Links
This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy policies of any other site that collects personally-identifiable information.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your personal information is never shared outside by our professionals without your permission, except under conditions listed below:
- Consenting to share your information to a third party service provider working on our behalf to serve you.
- Requiring us to provide you with a product or service.
The professional or firm will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites.
Professionals within our collaborative group strive to protect your personal information; however, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters and numbers.
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Children under 13 years old are not the target audience for our website. To protect their privacy, professionals within our collaborative group prohibit the solicitation of personal information from these children.
How can I correct, amend or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?
Contact any of our professionals via phone, email or postal mail using the information listed on our website to:
- see what data we have about you, if any
- change/correct any data we have about you
- have us to delete any data we have about you
- opt out of future communications from us
Last update: September 15, 2018