As of June 16, 2011
SmithMarco, P.C.'s commitment to protect your information
and your privacy extends to your online visit. While our privacy
policies are the same whether you are online or not, we have extra
measures in place to protect your privacy when you visit online
with SmithMarco, P.C.
1. Are you a visitor?
If you visit online with SmithMarco, P.C., we do not collect,
capture, or retain personally identifiable information when you are
just browsing. By offering you this level of privacy, we believe
you will be more likely to be comfortable with our site.
2. Are you registering?
When you initiate an online registration for one of our classes or
services, or sign up to join our mailing list, our website will
request information, such as your email address and / or your
address and phone number. This information allows you to perform
certain tasks and it allows us to provide the information you
requested. In these cases, we collect only the information
necessary to interact with you. We also gather data to track
website usage, such as number of hits, pages visited, and the
length of user sessions in order to evaluate the usefulness of our
3. About cookies
Cookies are pieces of data assigned by a web server to the browser
on your PC. Cookies help websites to keep track of your preferences
and to recognize return visitors. So, when you return to a website
you've visited before, your browser gives this data back to the
server. Contrary to reports about cookies, cookies do not contain
viruses. We do not embed your personal information in our
4. We work to ensure privacy and security during your online
The information you provide to us online is protected by Secure
Socket Layer (SSL) technology. SSL is the leading security protocol
for data transfer on the internet. This technology scrambles your
account information as it moves between your PC's browser and
SmithMarco, P.C.s computer systems. When information is scrambled,
or encrypted in this way, it becomes nearly impossible for anyone
other than SmithMarco, P.C., to read it. This secure
session helps protect the safety and confidentiality of your
information when you visit us online.
5. Links to non-SmithMarco, P.C., sites
We are not responsible for the information collection practices of
the non-SmithMarco, P.C., links you click to from our web
whether they place on your computer cookies that may identify you
personally. We urge you to review the privacy policies of each of
the linked websites you visit - before you provide them with any
personally identifiable information.
6. Policy changes
If it is necessary to make changes to our online privacy policies,
changes and new effective date.