Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Privacy Policy                                                      Latest Update: February 5, 2017

 

Article 1:  General

This Privacy Policy, (herein after referred to as ‘Policy’), applies to information collected online from users of the website http:/www.wmjwhitney.com, (herein after referred to as ‘Site’). This Policy advised you what kind of information we collect, when and how we might use that information, how we protect the information, and the choices you have with respect to your personal information.

Article 2:  Information Collected and Its Use

We collect information about our Site users in three ways: directly from the user, from our web server logs and through cookies. We use the information primarily to provide you with a personalized internet experience that delivers the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. We do not share any information you provide with any other party, except:

1.            when we disclose your information with your express written consent; or

2.            when this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use specifically permit or obligate such disclosure; or

3.            if required to do so under a legal authority of competent jurisdiction.

Article 3:  User-Supplied Information

3.1          If you fill out the “Contact” form on this Site, we will ask you to provide required personal information including your name and e-mail address on the contact form. Further, if chat is available through this site, you may be asked to provide information if you participate in an online chat.  Do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; driver’s license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, "Sensitive Information").  If you submit Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.

3.2          Information that you provide to us through the Contact form will be used so that we may respond to your inquiry. We may also use information you provide to us to communicate with you in the future.

Article 4: Web Server Logs

4.1          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 sites. The 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 the Site;
  • the pages you viewed on the Site; and
  • certain searches/queries that you conducted via the Site.

4.2          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.

4.3          WHITNEY will not sell, rent, or lease any user data to others, and will not make your personal information available to unaffiliated parties.  WHITNEY may share your personal information to Third-Party agents, website vendors and/or contractors (herein after ‘Third-Party Contractor’) who may assist in using your data in marketing analysis as per Section 6 below, but will be subject to confidentiality terms that comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy, then in effect at the time of establishing a contractual arrangement with the relationship with a Third-Party Contractor.

Article 5:  Cookies

5.1          In order to offer and provide a quality service, our website and applications may use cookies and similar technologies to store and help track information about you and present relevant advertising to you. Cookies are discreet pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies to help remind us who our readers are and to help you navigate our Site during your visits. Cookies also can tell us where visitors go on the Site and allow us to save preferences for you so you won't have to re-enter them each time you visit. Our use of cookies is standard within the industry.
5.2          By visiting this Site, you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

5.3          If you do not accept these Terms of Use, regrettably, you must leave this Site immediately.

 

Article 6: Third-Party Services

6.1          We may use services hosted by Third-Party Contractors to assist in providing our services and to help us understand the use of our site by our visitors. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including your IP address or cookies. If these third party services collect information, they do so anonymously and in the aggregate to provide information helpful to us such as website trends, without identifying individual visitors.

6.2          In addition, we may use services provided by third parties to display relevant content, products, services and advertising to you. These Third-Party Contractors may use cookies and similar technologies to collect or receive information from this Site and elsewhere on the internet. They may then use that information to provide measurement services so we can understand your interests and retarget advertisements based on our collective audience’s previous visits to this website.

Article 7: California Do Not Track

Our web services do not alter, change, or respond upon receiving Do Not Track (DNT) requests or signals in browsers. As described in more detail above, we track user activity using web server logs, cookies and similar technologies.

Article 8: Personal information Protection

We take certain appropriate security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.

Article 9:  Liabilities and Warranties

9.1          While the Site endeavors to ensure the optimal performance, you agree that you use this Site at your own risk.

9.2          You acknowledge that WHITNEY, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, are not liable for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.

9.3          You acknowledge that WHITNEY is not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use, or inability to use the Site.

Article 10: Indemnities

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WHITNEY, its parents and affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Site, your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.

END of PRIVACY POLICY