Last Updated: June 18, 2018
Here are our policies for handling information:
When You Visit Our Website
If you do nothing during your visit except browse through our website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally although contains information that generally provides your location. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors—to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors are using. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.
We may collect information about your computer or mobile device, including where available your IP address, operating system, log in times and browser type. We use this information to better understand how visitors use our site and for internal reporting purposes. We may anonymize and share this information with advertisers, sponsors and/or other businesses.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or mobile application. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognizes cookies. You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies are widely used in order to make sites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the platform.
Types of Cookies
There are two broad categories of cookies:
First Party Cookies, served directly by a2z, Inc. to your computer or mobile device. They are used only by a2z, Inc. to recognise your computer or mobile device when it revisits our site.
Third party cookies, which are served by a service provider on our site, and can be used by the service provider to recognise your computer or mobile device when it visits other sites. Third party cookies are most commonly used for platform analytics or advertising purposes.
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are ‘permanent cookies,’ meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the site to recognise your computer or mobile device when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.
How to control or delete cookies
You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and we have explained how you can exercise this right below. However, please note that if you do not accept our cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our site.
Further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
If You Are In Our Email Database
If you choose to provide us with personal information by filling out our “contact us” form, or if you email to personnel listed on our website, we use that information to respond to your message. In addition, we may use the information you supply us to create an information database For Our Use Only. Under no circumstances will we supply the information in that database to a third party. In fact, if we select you to receive an informational email from us, we will give you the opportunity to unsubscribe from the list.
Third Party Disclosures
We do not disclose identifying information to any third parties, except under the following circumstances:
Accuracy of Your Information
We use reasonable efforts to accurately store and record your data accurately when it is submitted to us through our firm Website. We do not assume any responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of identifying information after it has been submitted to us.
Security of Your Information
We follow security measures to prevent unauthorized access to your information that is provided to us through our Website. Although no system connected through the Internet can be absolutely guaranteed to be secure, we employ generally accepted business practices to secure your information through our Website, network and servers. We limit access to personal information about you to employees who reasonably need access to it, to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. We have appropriate technical and organizational physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the personal information that you provide to us against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, damage or destruction.
We will retain your personal data for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
How to Edit, Delete or Access Your Personal Data
You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information that we hold about you in our records, to correct any inaccuracies and to update any out of date information. You can also ask us not to send you direct marketing communications (however please note that we may continue to send you service related (i.e. non-marketing) communications, such as email updates). If you wish to exercise any of these rights, or wish to object to our use of your personal information, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Website is directed to businesses, government agencies and adult individuals who may be interested in our legal services. The Website is not intended nor designed to collect personal information from children under 14 years of age or as otherwise provided under the Children’s Online Privacy Act. Children under 14 years old should not provide personal information to us. We will immediately remove any such personal information from children as soon as we are alerted to the presence of the information.