Disclosure Regarding Collection and Use of Personal Information
Welcome to www.wallerco.com and thank you for visiting Waller & Co. This policy has been posted to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. The following document discloses the online information collection and use practices associated with the Site and the choices you make about how this information is used and shared. Please take the time to read this policy so you completely understand how we collect and use your personal information. Remember that if you use the Site (by accessing www.wallerco.com) you are subject to and agree to these terms. Also understand that this policy is subject to change at any time as we update and expand our services. Please note to keep yourself updated on this policy as well, and check back to see if anything has changed.
The Personal Information We Collect
The types of information we collect that can personally identify you or where you can be contacted include: name, address, age, date of birth, e-mail, gender, telephone number, and fax number.
How We Use Your Personal Information
All of the personal information that you provide will be used for the purpose you have submitted it. You may also be contacted offline, for example, through mail offers or by phone. If you want us to stop using your personal information in any way besides the purpose you submitted it, please contact us.
How We Share Your Personal Information
Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Information
We may also collect information that does not personally identify you, including: IP addresses, pages viewed, types of browsers, and types of operating systems. Please be advised that we collect this information to improve the design and content of the Site and the services we offer. Also, this information will be used to analyze how the Site is used.
Collection of Information by Others
There may be links to other web sites contained within our Site. The aforementioned sites may have different practices regarding your information than our own. It would be in your best interest to carefully read through the privacy statements of each individual web site you visit, as we have no control over what types of information they may collect, use, or share. Waller & Co. does not support, endorse, examine, or approve, and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other web sites.
“Clickstream data” is a trail of electronic information left at each web site you visit. This information can be collected and stored by a web site’s server, and can identify the computer and browsing software you use as well as the web address you linked to www.wallerco.com from. This information is not personally identifiable and anonymously determines how long visitors remain on a page, as well as how they navigate through the site.
The Site may also use web beacons (also called single pixel gifs or action tags) to track page viewing counts and patterns. This technology is used to help measure and improve the performance of Waller & Co. Please remember that advertisers may have cookies and web beacons set when you click their advertisements, and Waller & Co. cannot be held responsible for their privacy policies or actions regarding any information collected.
Occasionally, we may supplement information provided by you with information from other sources. This includes both online and offline information. All information obtained through www.wallerco.com may be used together with information obtained from other sources.
Discussions and Community Tools
Forums, message boards, and other community tools may be made available to you. Remember that any information posted in these areas becomes public information, and as such is available for others to view and for us to use. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information in these areas, since anyone – not just us – may use publicly posted information.
Our Commitment to Security
The security of your personal information is of great importance to us, and as such we have put in place reasonable physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and help protect it. Please understand, however, that due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that our communications or stored information will be completely free from unauthorized access, such as that of hackers, and your use of the Site demonstrates your assumption of this risk. Further, when your personal information is used by our affiliates, we ask that they demonstrate the proper procedures to safeguard you information. We cannot, however, guarantee that they do so.
Regarding Our Users
Unfortunately, Waller & Co. is limited exclusively to users in the United States of America. By using www.wallerco.com you authorize the export of personal information to the USA and its storage and use as specified above when you provide such information to us. This policy and our legal obligations are subject to the laws of the State of Illinois and the USA, regardless of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be filed in the USA in the State of Illinois.
Policies for Individuals Under 13
www.wallerco.com adheres to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”). Please instruct any child under the age of 13 to never provide personal information on this Site or any other site without your permission. As such, no information should be submitted to www.wallerco.com by any persons under the age of 13 without parental consent, and Waller & Co. will never knowingly accept personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. When a child under 13 attempts to participate in the Site, we ask the child to provide his/her parent or legal guardian’s contact information so that we can send his/her parent or guardian an e-mail to contact them to obtain their consent to the collection and use of the child’s personal information. The child’s personal information will not be used until a parent or guardian’s consent is received. When Waller & Co. becomes aware that personal information has been collected from a child under 13 without a parent or guardian’s consent, we will use reasonable efforts to delete such information from the Site.
Transfer of Business Assets
The personal information you provide will be considered an asset to the company, and as such may be included among transferred assets if Waller & Co. is ever acquired by or merged with those of a third party.
Changes to this Policy
Because of the rapidly changing nature of our business, we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove part(s) from this policy. If, at any time, we plan to use your personally identifiable information in a way that differs from this policy, we will post the changes here. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of any changes to this policy means that you accept such changes.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: Our Site is maintained in the United States of America. By using this Site, you authorize the export of personal information to the USA and its storage and use as specified in this policy.
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Harvey Jack Waller & Assoc, LTD.
d/b/a Waller & Co. I