Date Last Updated: January 1, 2019
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We collect information and data when visitors leave comments on our websites or submit information on a contact form. This could also include the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Personal Information You Provide To Us
We collect personal information about you when you voluntarily submit information directly to us by filling in forms on our websites or by communicating with us by phone, email, or other means. This may include information about such as: your name, phone number, email address, mailing address, any message you write, and other information you provide when you use other features of our websites as available from time to time.
We may use the personal information you provide to us:
- To communicate with you regarding inquiries; and
- To address your questions, issues, or concerns with regards to your use of our Website.
Personal Information Collected Automatically
We automatically collect personal information about you indirectly about how you use and access our websites and the device you use to access our websites. This may include information about: (1) the website from which you came and the website to which you are going when you leave our websites, (2) how frequently you access our websites, (3) the time you access our websites and how long you accessed it for, (4) whether you access our websites from multiple devices, (5) the computer, tablet, smartphone or other electronic device you use to access our websites, (6) the type of browser or operating system used to access our websites, (7) your IP addresses, and (8) your Internet service provider (ISP) or mobile network.
We may use the personal information collected automatically to:
- Conduct market analysis, monitor our websites and how it is used to improve our websites and help us develop new features for our websites;
- Enable our websites to be presented to you on your device;
- Operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality on our websites; and
- Monitor and improve our websites and to help us develop new features on our websites.
We may link or combine the personal information we collect or receive about you and the information we collect automatically. This allows us to provide you with a personalized experience regardless of how you interact with us. We may also anonymize and aggregate any of the personal information we collect so that it does not identify you. We may use anonymized information for purposes of research, data analysis, improving our Website and adding new features to our websites. We may also share such anonymized information with others.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
- Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the optimization and improvement of our websites;
- Third parties in connection with a business transaction;
- When required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by governmental authorities, such as to requirements of law enforcement;
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information to comply with any legal obligations, or to enforce or apply our Disclaimer and other agreements; and
- To protect the property, rights, and safety of Gage Mathers, our clients, or others. This includes exchanging information with other entities or organizations for the purposes of protecting against fraud and other unlawful conduct.
Publicly Accessible Blogs And Social Media Pages
Our websites may include publicly accessible blogs and links to social media pages. Any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. This includes information posted on our public social media accounts.
With consent and compliance of the applicable rules of ethics, we may display testimonials of satisfied clients on our websites (along with other endorsements).
STORING AND TRANSFERRING OR PERSONAL INFORMATION
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the permitted use of information, we use commercially appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. While no transmission of information through the internet is completely secure, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our websites. Therefore, any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Transfer Of Your Personal Information
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, or you provided to us, including for the purposes of our legitimate business interests and satisfying any legal or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and the applicable legal requirements.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
Our websites may from time to time contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. We are not responsible for the content of these websites or any products or services offered through them or with respect to any personal information that you provide to such websites. We encourage you to check the individual policies of these websites before submitting any information to them.
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.
OUR COMMITMENT TO THE PRIVACY OF CHILDREN