This policy was last modified on 02/24/2014.
During your use of the Website, we may collect personal information in order to pay a balance on-line, schedule an appointment, respond to a survey or fill out a form. By providing this information, you expressly agree that such information is being gathered with your knowledge, permission and participation.
We may use your information to personalize your experience and help us to better respond to your individual needs. We will continually strive to improve our Website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the information or service requested.
We use or may use non-personally identifiable information to determine traffic data (such as page views, visits, and unique visitors), geographic data (such as country, region, city, state), technology used (such as browser, device, operating system, java information, cookies and others), data path (such as entry and exit pages, exit links, page reloads, time spent on pages, flow through the Website and single page visits) and methods used to visit our Website (such as referring domains, referrers, search engines and search words used). This information is all used to track who, when, where and how people are accessing our Website. This non-personally identifiable information will be used to make our site more attractive to our visitors.
We will only use your personal identifiable information for the purpose for which you provide it, which may include but are not limited to: receiving periodic emails and newsletters, administrative notices, employment, and bill payment.
The email address you provide for payment processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your account, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related service information, etc. It is optional to submit your email and is not a requirement to visit our Website. Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or newsletter.
We implement a variety of security measures for our Website to maintain the safety of your personal information from any loss, misuse or change of information that is under our control. Such security measures include firewalls, access restrictions and password protection.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your credit card information will not be stored on our servers. All other information collected through the Website will be retained for the length of time permitted by law. Personal identifiable information can be removed from our database at your request however we will retain non- personal identifiable information indefinitely.
Backup files are created to protect us against natural disasters, equipment failures or other disruptions. These files contain records with your personal information. Removing a file from our active list does not remove the information from our back up files immediately however will be removed through the normal back up cycle.
Email links on our Website do not provide a means for completely secure and private communication between us. While in transit to us your email transmissions may be viewed without your knowledge or permission. If you wish to keep the information you send us private, please do not use the email links or forms. Instead, contact us by phone at ______________________.
*** DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET OR ANY OTHER WIRELESS NETWORK CANNOT BE GUARANTEED ***
Electronic data stored on your computer browser is referred to as “Cookies” and may be used to help manage and optimize our Internet business and communication by facilitating different aspect of the Website. The information we receive will help us evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing advertisements and will assist us in monitoring visitor usage. Disabling cookies on your web browser may impact the use of our Website.
Web beacons are Internet tools that are used to evaluate and track the usage of electronic images. These statistics may assist us in making our Website more user- friendly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect others or ours rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Kirk & Associates, LLC is committed to protecting your debit and or credit card information if you chose to use our online payment system. We abide by the payment card industry data security standards which requires safeguards for handling and securing customer information such as information security policies, physical and technical access controls, security system monitoring and testing, the use of secure networks and encryption or other protection of cardholder data.
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act); we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our Website is not created for nor intended for use by children under 13 years of age. Parents and legal guardians are responsible to determine the appropriate content for their children and to monitor use and access to our Website and any of its content.
In the event that your personal information has been released due to a security breach of our system, we will notify you, at the contact information provided to us, in accordance with state and federal law.
Kirk & Associates, LLC
56 West Main Street, Suite 305
Newark, Delaware 19702