Wilke & Associates, LLP (“WILKE” “Us”, “We” or “Our”) respects your privacy and is committed to protect that privacy through compliance with this policy. This Privacy Policy is intended to help you understand how WILKE collects, uses and safeguards the personal information you choose to voluntarily disclose to us thru our website (the “Site”). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you may choose not to use our Site. By accessing the Site, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

This policy may change from time to time. All changes are effective immediately when we post them. Your continued use of the Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Children under the Age of 18

Our Site is not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under 18 may provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, do not provide any information about yourself on the Site.

What Information is Collected

When you visit our Site, two types of information may be collected: (1) personal information you voluntarily choose to disclose such as name, address, phone number, and e-mail address; and (2) aggregate information collected when you and others use our Site. WILKE does not collect any personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily choose to submit or otherwise disclose such information to us.

How Information is Collected

We collect personal information from you in the following ways:

  • When you complete and submit the requested information on our Contact page
  • When you log in to your Personal Data Room and/or your NovelAspect account

We automatically collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit the Site, such as browser type, operating system, and the domain name of your internet service provider.

How We use the Information Collected

We may use the personal information collected to respond to an inquiry or request, to notify you about important developments, or to notify you about upcoming Events that may be of interest to you. We may use the aggregate information we collect to improve our Site. We may also combine this aggregate information with other generally or publicly available information to help us identify the preferences or interests of users of the Site.

Children’s Privacy

The Site is intended for adults. WILKE does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If WILKE learns that it has obtained personally identifiable information about a child under 13, it will delete that information from its existing files.

Sharing and Transfer of Personal Information

WILKE will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third-parties, but we may share your personal information with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. We do not authorize service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform these services or comply with applicable law. In addition, we may disclose information in the following instances: (i) where you expressly authorize us to disclose that information; (ii) where we are required to disclose by law or legal process; (iii) where we reasonably believe disclosure is necessary to protect our property or assert our legal rights; or (iv) we reasonably determine disclosure is necessary to protect the property or safety of any other person.

How We Protect Personal Information

We maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse, disclosure, or destruction of all personal information we collect online. However, since no data transmission is 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal information you voluntarily provide online. You do so at your own risk. WILKE will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third-parties.

Aggregate Information Collected Automatically

As you use our Site, we may use automatic data technologies to gather and log information about your equipment and navigation patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Site, including the resources that you access and use;
  • Your IP address, browser type, operating system and internet service provider

The technologies used for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine your online activity, prepare reports and use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

We do NOT collect Personal Information automatically. Information and data collected automatically is collected and used in aggregate form only.

External Links

The Site contains links to third-party websites. We have not reviewed these third-party sites and do not control and are not responsible for any of these sites or their privacy policy. If you decide to access any of these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk, and we suggest you review the privacy policy for those sites.

Users Located Outside of the United States

Our Site is primarily intended for use by residents of the United States. If you are located outside the U.S., please note that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the U.S. and that by submitting information to us you authorize this transfer and the processing of this information within the U.S.

Your California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, users of the Site who are residents of California can obtain certain information about the disclosure, if any, of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. To make such a request, please write to us at the How to Contact Us address shown below.

Your Control Over Your Information

Except for disclosures required by law or which are needed to enforce our Terms of Use and/or protect our safety and the safety of other users, you may contact us in the manner described immediately below at any time and ask us to remove your Personal Information. You may limit the collection of aggregate information described in the “Aggregate Information Collected Automatically” that is collected through Google Analytics by using Google’s Ads Settings.

How to Contact Us

If you have any comments, questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us at Wilke & Associates, LLP, 1721 Cochran Road, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 or call us at 412-278-2200.

Effective Date: March 21, 2017.

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