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 sites.
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 cookies.
4. We work to ensure privacy and security during your online visit.
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
6. Policy changes