Last updated May 24, 2018 to provide even more transparency and comply with the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which gives individuals in the EU more control over how their data is used.

Your privacy is important to Sherri M. Stinson, P.A., so we want you to know how we collect and use your personal information and your rights related thereto.

By visiting and using any our websites, you agree and consent to the following Privacy Policy governing the collection and use of personally identifiable and other information by us.

Information we collect and how we use it

We may collect and use information from you when you voluntarily sign up for our e-mails or free gifts, register for a webinar or workshop, leave comments, order a service or product, fill out any type of form, access private client pages, or otherwise contact us via an online form or e-mail. The information collected may include your name, e-mail, address, phone number, and billing information. You are not required, however, to provide any personally identifiable information to merely access or visit the website.

You may also voluntarily submit personal information to us through third-party sources such as our online scheduling system, survey or form providers, and social media.

We collect such information in order to send e-mails, schedule calls, deliver services and products, host free events, complete customer transactions, improve website performance, and provide customer service.

If you subscribe to our email list(s) and later wish to unsubscribe, you may do so at any time. Each e-mail from our distribution list includes a link for unsubscribing from our e-mail communications.

We may also obtain information about you from third-party sources such as public databases, social media platforms, and third-party data providers. These sources may provide information such as age, gender, IP addresses, city, state and country location, and online behavioral data. We use this information, alone or in combination with other information we collect, to enhance our ability to provide you with relevant content, marketing, products, features, and services.

Cookies and tracking

We may also collect domain information and “cookies” (small files saved on your hard drive by your web browser) to analyze website and advertisement performance, deliver relevant advertisements, track user patterns, save information from your previous visits, and customize your experience.

We or its third-party vendors may collect nonpersonal information through the use of these technologies. Nonpersonal information might include the browser you use, the type of computer you use and technical information such as the operating systems and the Internet service providers utilized to connect. Our systems may also automatically gather information about the areas you visit and search terms you use and about the links you may select from within our websites to other areas of the Internet.

Data Retention

We maintain records up to 6 years unless you remain an active e-mail subscriber or customer in which case we reserve the right to continue to maintain your records in order to serve you.

Security

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable authorities of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

How we share your information

We respect your privacy and will never sell, trade or transfer your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing or advertising. Your information, however, may be shared with third party service providers working on behalf of Sherri M. Stinson, P.A. to serve you. Examples include companies and individuals engaged to maintain and update our websites, e-mail platforms, and process and reconcile financial transactions. We may also be required by law to release information in certain circumstances.

We may also release personal information to enforce our Website Terms and Conditions of Use, other Terms and Conditions, manage our business, protect users or the general public, or to otherwise comply with legal obligations.

If you give us your permission, we may also use personal identification information for internal or external marketing and promotional purposes.

Please note that any comments or information that you post on the website, including the membership site and social media pages, are not private and third parties may make use of your information. We are not responsible for any unauthorized uses by third parties in such context.

This Website uses Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are placed on your computer, to help us analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We also use Google analytics demographic and location targeting and related features to help us better understand the users of our web site and reach them with online advertising. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

This Website May Utilize Google AdWords, Remarketing, Bing Ads, Facebook Ads, Custom Audiences and Potentially Other Online Advertising Services and Tactics

This website uses Google AdWords and its remarketing capability to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. This allows us to advertise to previous visitors who may or may not have completed a task on our site, for example asking a question or requesting an appointment. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website. Any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin or visiting http://www.google.com/settings/ads

On Facebook, users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting and learn more atwww.aboutads.info/choices and https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads

We may also use other 3rd party remarketing services and/or other online advertising services such as Bing Ads, Facebook, LinkedIN, and others.

We also may use Google’s “cross-device functionality” to show ads to signed-in google users who have chosen to enable Google to associate their web and app browsing history with their Google account, and to use such information from their Google account to personalize ads.

Google Analytics collects Google-authenticated identifiers associated with users’ Google Accounts (and therefore, personal information). Google Analytics temporarily joins these identifiers to our Google Analytics data in order for you to be shown ads of web sites like ours, on devices other than the device you used when you first visited our website. To disable this, you can do so inside your google account and adjust your privacy settings.

Data you submit to us may be used by third parties (such as AdRoll, Perfect Audience, Facebook, Google, Bing and others services) to target advertising on other sites based on your online activity. If you would like to opt out of receiving targeted advertising you may do so using the DAA (Digital Advertising Alliance) opt out link here: https://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN

This Website May Also Use “Call Tracking” Numbers

This website may also track phone calls made to the phone number(s) listed on its web pages or phone numbers listed in ads on Google, Bing, Yahoo, Facebook or other platforms displaying our phone number on ads. When a caller makes a call to a call tracking number, standard callerID information is passed onto the 3rd party call tracking service and made available to us. In addition, information such as the keyword used and other information related to the ad that was clicked may also be provided to us. Callers wishing to minimize the information passed on to the service may block callerID information prior to making the call or may instead of calling, contact us using the email request form on our web site.

Customer Reviews, Testimonials and Comments

Our website may contain reviews, comments, testimonials and feedback from our clients. Any partial or full reviews appearing on our site are typically taken from actual clients who posted the reviews publicly online or provided feedback privately to us. These may include written and verbal communications. Most comments are displayed verbatim although we may correct a typographical or grammatical error for better readability but we do not change the material aspect of their feedback. Standard disclaimer: every situation and client is different, results may not be typical or guaranteed. Reviews that show dates or time frames are accurate as of the time of addition to our website but time will have passed between then and your viewing of said review(s). For websites that allow posted reviews to be edited, there is a slight chance a review has been edited by the author after our posting of said review. If we become aware that a review has materially changed after our posting of it on our website, we will update it however we do not constantly monitor online reviews for edits.

Miscellaneous

Any third party links to products or services are subject to separate privacy policies. We are not responsible for or liable for any content on or actions taken by such third-party websites.

This website and any products and services offered herein are targeted and intended for persons over the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect information from anyone under 18 years of age.

This Privacy Policy applies only to Sherri M. Stinson, P.A.’s online activity. It does not apply to information collected or used from other offline sources such as information collected at events or conferences.

EEA Rights

If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA) and entitled to protection under the GDPR, we are considered a “controller” of the above mentioned personal information for the purposes of those laws. For EEA visitors, please be aware that our websites are operated in the United States and any information you provide will be transferred there. By using our websites or providing us your information, you consent to this transfer. You may learn more about your privacy rights under the GDPR at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/ . If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please contact us at firm@stinsonlegal.com

Updates

We may change, modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, contact us at firm@stinsonlegal.com.