We collect the following personal information from you on our website:
If you are interested in joining our network of advisors, we collect information about your business such as name and business type.
We use this information to:
We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help Us with our business activities, such as hosting our Web site and sending emails. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to Us and are contractually obligated to keep your information confidential.
We may also disclose your personal information:
To any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
If your personal information changes, you may ask to have it corrected, updated, or amended, or if you no longer desire our service, you may ask to have your personal information removed by emailing Us at email@example.com or by contacting Us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed below. We will respond to your request within 30 days.
We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you with services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, We will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails, or you can contact Us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts are used by Whitestone and our partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers such as Google Analytics. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site, and gathering demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. These cookies are deployed to help streamline the use of our website and remember certain information about you to make navigation easier. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” directory. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as filling out forms, will be limited.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
As is true of most websites, We gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
The security of your personal information is important to Us. When you enter information on our online forms, We encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to Us, both during transmission and once We receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, We cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact Us at email@example.com.
We are in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”).
According to CalOPPA, We agree to the following:
It is important to note that We allow third-party behavioral tracking.
We are in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older. If a child under the age of 13 provides Us with personal information without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian may contact Us at the contact information listed below, and We will remove the information.