This Privacy Statement applies to the handling of your Personal Information in connection with all services and websites offered by William George Associates Ltd.
This Privacy Statement describes:
Why we collect Personal Information
What Personal Information we collect and when it is collected
How your Personal Information is used and protected When and with whom your Personal Information is shared
How to contact us with questions or comments
Information We Collect. This Privacy Statement applies to Personal Information, which is information that William George Associates Ltd. collects from you as a customer that specifically identifies you as an individual.
William George Associates Ltd. may collect your Personal Information when you:
Place an order from williamgeorge.net
Create an account on williamgeorgeorge.net
Inquire about our products or services or contact customer service
Sign up for William George Associates Ltd. email or text-message updates or other promotional materials
Are referred to us through a marketing promotion
Participate in a marketing survey, promotion or event
Personal Information that William George Associates Ltd. collects from you may include:
Email address Transaction information
Credit card, debit card information
William George Associates Ltd. may also collect other information, including browsing activity on William George Associates Ltd. Websites, activity in response to William George Associates Ltd. emails, location information, and aggregated or statistical information regarding the use of our Web sites to improve site performance, offerings, and promotions.
Note: In order to provide you with a better online experience and to improve the quality of our services, we may combine Personal Information you submit under your account with other information that we may receive from you, from third parties or with other public information. We maintain this information, along with a record of your purchases, in restricted databases.
William George Associates Ltd. does not knowingly collect Personal Information from minors.
How We Use the Information We Collect. William George Associates Ltd. strives to make your online experience easy and convenient, from your initial search for products and services through the delivery of your requested items. The information we collect helps us meet this goal by allowing us to:
Respond to your service inquiries or requests
Send you William George Associates Ltd. email and text-message updates
Prevent or mitigate fraud and credit risk
Improve our offerings, web site, online experience, and customer service
Comply with applicable legal demands, laws, and regulations
Privacy and Compliance
William George Associates Ltd.
Use of “Cookies.” Cookies are pieces of information that are transferred from Web sites to your computer’s hard drive and they may serve a variety of purposes (web beacons, Flash cookies, and other similar technologies may also be used for these purposes). For example, cookies “remember” you when you return to Williamgeorge.net or other William George Associates Ltd. Websites and make your experience more user-friendly. Cookies help William George Associates Ltd. identify which William George Associates Ltd. web pages are visited and how often and evaluate how its Web sites are used to improve their services.
Cookies also enable William George Associates Ltd. and third parties to deliver targeted advertising to you. If your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you visit these pages, or if you subsequently erase your cookies, use a different device or change web browsers, your opt-out may become ineffective and may need to be repeated. Browser settings, including do not track signals and other mechanisms, will not affect data collection and not constitute an opt-out of advertising-related cookies, personalized third-party advertising or promotional messages from William George Associates Ltd.; you must use the opt-out choices described herein in order to opt out from such promotional messages.
Your Choices Regarding William George Associates Ltd. Promotional Messages. You may decide to opt out of receiving promotional messages from William George Associates Ltd. To do so, please notify us by one of the following means:
Follow the “unsubscribe” link on any promotional email from William George Associates Ltd.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us what marketing programs you want to opt-out of
Once William George Associates Ltd. has processed your request, you may continue to receive messages or postal mail from affiliated companies and others if they received your email, mobile number or postal address from William George Associates Ltd. previously, from sources other than William George Associates Ltd. or through their own transactions or communications with you. You will also continue to receive promotional messages if you later request to hear from us again.
Information Sharing. William George Associates Ltd. does NOT share your Personal Information with third parties
Third-Party Web Sites. williamgeorge.net may contain links to, or plugins or widgets from, social media or other sites operated and maintained by third parties, over which we have no control. Privacy practices on such sites may be different from our Privacy Statement. Similarly, Williamgeorge.net and other William George Associates Ltd. websites may be accessed and used from third-party sites that we do not control. William George Associates Ltd. encourages you to consult the privacy policies that govern such sites before using them.
Information Security. William George Associates Ltd. maintains reasonable and appropriate standards to safeguard your Personal Information.
When you enter Personal Information that contains a credit or debit card number at the designated and secured sections of williamgeorge.net the site encrypts or encodes the information when sending it over the Internet. Personal Information that we collect and maintain is subject to physical, administrative, and technical controls that are consistent with recognized industry standards.
William George Associates Ltd. processes Personal Information on our servers in the United States
Avoiding Identity Theft. If you think someone has improperly accessed or used your Personal Information supplied to William George Associates Ltd. or made unauthorized purchases at William George Associates Ltd. using your Personal Information, please contact us immediately.
Consider taking the following steps to protect yourself against fraud and identity theft:
Review your account statements regularly. Carefully review your bank, credit card, and other account statements every month to ensure that all of your account activity is valid. Report any questionable charges promptly and in writing to the card or account issuer.
Review your credit report from time to time. Obtain and review your credit report periodically to ensure that all your information is correct. You can obtain a free credit report once per year by visiting http://www.annualcreditreport.com or by calling 877-322-8228. Carefully reviewing your credit report can help you spot problems and address them quickly. If you have any questions about your credit report or notice any inaccuracies, contact the relevant consumer reporting agency promptly at the telephone number listed on the report.
Create a fraud alert. Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit file. The fraud alert prompts creditors to contact you before opening any new accounts or increasing credit limits on your existing accounts. You can place a fraud alert on your credit file by contacting one of three consumer reporting agencies listed below. You need to contact only one of the three agencies in order to create the alert; the agency you contact is required by law to contact the other two. You will receive confirmation letters in the mail and then will be able to order a credit report from each of the three agencies, free of charge. The fraud alert will remain in your credit file for at least 90 days.
For more guidance on steps, you can take to protect your information and credit, contact the U.S. Federal Trade Commission by email at http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0014-identity-theft or by telephone at 877-ID-THEFT (877-438-4338), or write to the Commission at:
Identity Theft Clearinghouse Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20580
Changes to Your Personal Information. To help ensure that the Personal Information we store and process is accurate, complete and current, please contact us with changes to your Personal Information by one of the means described in the section about Your Choices Regarding William George Associates Ltd. Promotional Messages above.
Unless otherwise required by law or for legitimate business purposes, we will make good-faith efforts to correct your Personal Information when you notify us of an error or a change. To prevent unauthorized changes, we ask individual customers to positively identify themselves before we process such requests.
How to Contact Us with Questions or Comments. Please direct any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement or William George Associates Ltd.’ treatment of Personal Information to us through this Web site, by emailing us at email@example.com, or by writing to us at:
Privacy and Compliance William George Associates Ltd. 99 South Bedford Street; Suite 102
Burlington, MA 01803
Upon receiving a written complaint from a customer, William George Associates Ltd. contacts the customer directly. We will investigate your complaint promptly and diligently to address your concerns and to resolve any dispute quickly.
William George Associates Ltd. regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy Statement.
Privacy Statement Updates. This Privacy Statement may change from time to time. William George Associates Ltd. will post on Williamgeorge.net and its other Web sites all changes to the Privacy Statement, and, if the changes are significant, will provide more prominent notice of the Privacy Statement change. Each version of this Privacy Statement will be identified by its effective date, found at the main page of the Privacy Statement.