Ward, Smith & Hill may change this policy from time to time by updating this page with notices of specific changes. This policy is effective from January 1, 2012.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
What we do with the information we gather:
We use this information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service based on the following:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze Web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow website applications to respond to you as an individual. This application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to our customers’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes before removing the data from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find most useful and those you don’t. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You may choose to accept or decline cookies. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
Links to other Web sites
Our website may contain links to enable you to easily visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that Ward, Smith & Hill does not control any other websites and we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you may provide while visiting such sites, which are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.