At Yellen & Associates, we respect your privacy. We want to maintain
your confidence in our handling of any data and information we collect
during your visit to our web site. We are HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act) compliant. We have developed and provided this
collection, use, maintenance, and disclosure of your personal data and
Our commitment is to provide you with adequate information
so you can make an informed decision whether to visit our web site and
whether you wish to voluntarily provide any personal data or information,
"Cookies" are small data files that are written to and stored
on your hard drive when you visit a web site. They do not read files on
your hard drive.
of our web site and to make it easier for users to complete forms. Our
cookies do not track user movement once you leave our web site, except
for noting your destination address.
Most web browsers allow the user to be notified upon the proposed installation
of a cookie and the user can then decline the cookie. Even if you decline
the cookie, you may continue to use our entire web site.
We use data and information received from our cookies for marketing
purposes and to improve our on-line offering of services and products.
We may also do so to evaluate our site's technical capacity and to review
the navigational structure of our site, e.g., to revise or restructure
our web site for easier and more intuitive movement throughout.
Currently, the data and information we collect with cookies is only
reviewed in an aggregated form, which is not personally identifiable.
In the future, however, we may correlate the data and information received
from cookies with personally identifiable information, to identify specific
users and track their web site usage. This personally identifiable information
will be limited to contact information, such as the user's name, address,
phone number, fax number, and e-mail address. Our use of this combined
information will continue to be solely for the purposes stated above with
respect to information collected through cookies.
Whether or not the data and information received from cookies is correlated
to any specific user, we do not, and will not, disclose, sell, rent or
share any data or information derived from cookies with any third parties
other than to Yellen & Associates affiliated companies ("Affiliates"),
except for personally identifiable information saved in cookies when you
register for or enroll in a program or service as we disclose in accordance
with our policy for Voluntarily Provided Information set forth below,
We also review data and information contained in log files located on
our web server, which record the date and time of each visit to our web
site, the user's IP (internet protocol) address, the referring IP address
or domain (the prior web site visited), and the files viewed on our web
site (including HTML pages, graphics, etc.). We use log file information
to analyze data in the aggregate to determine the trends and usage of
our site. We can not correlate the log data to identify specific users.
We do not, and will not, disclose, sell, rent or share
any information derived from log files with any third parties other than
Voluntarily Provided Information
If you register for or enroll in a program or service through our web
site, make purchases from our on-line offerings, respond to a request
for information or make any other on-line request of us, you will be voluntarily
providing personally identifiable information. If you do not agree with
information. You may nevertheless continue to use most of our web site,
subject, however, to the collection of information through cookies and
log files as discussed above. If you have previously provided personally
identifiable information by registration through our web site, you may
request to be removed from our active database of mailing lists (see the
Voluntarily provided information is used to send you announcements of
new products, updates, and promotional information, as well as to provide
the services or goods that you request and give you better customer service.
We share personally identifiable information with our Affiliates, as well
as with our third-party business partners, sales representatives and distributors
(collectively, "Partners") who may provide the requested goods
or services to you directly or otherwise contact you directly. Moreover,
we rely on various third-party service companies ("Service Companies")
to provide certain services (e.g., shipping, credit card billing) for
which it is necessary to provide users' personally identifiable information.
We do not, and will not, disclose, sell, rent or share any personally
identifiable information received as a result of enrollment, registrations
or e-commerce transactions on our web site with any third parties, other
than our Affiliates, Partners, Service Companies, or as otherwise stated
Please note that although we may seek to require that
Affiliates, Partners, and Service Companies use information regarding our
and are not responsible for their privacy practices or those of any other
Collection of Data & Information by Our ISP
Our Internet Service
Provider (ISP) also collects certain information
about your visit. It is the same information contained in a log file that
we collect and analyze, i.e., the date and time of the visit, the user's
IP (internet protocol) address, the referring IP address or domain, and
the files viewed on our web site (including HTML pages, graphics, etc.).
In addition, our ISP has access to back-up files containing the personally
identifiable information that you voluntarily provide (even if your input
fails). The ISP does not disclose, share, release, publish, disseminate,
rent, or sell any personally identifiable information to any third parties,
but does use the log files to analyze data in an aggregate form, which
is not personally identifiable information.
Links to Third-Party Web Sites
Through our web pages, you may connect to third parties' web sites via
hyperlinks, and the connections may or may not be obvious. We are not responsible
for the collection, use, maintenance, sharing, or disclosure of data and
information by such third parties. We encourage our users to be aware of
the varied privacy policies of web sites that they visit.
We maintain and review e-mail correspondence that you send to us. We
will use (and maintain in a file specific to you) the personally identifiable
information disclosed in the e-mail. Because such correspondence contains
information that is not transmitted through the operation of our web site,
Required Disclosures of Data & Information
In addition to disclosures to our Affiliates, Partners,
to the contrary, we may disclose personally identifiable information, with
or without prior notice to you, when we believe that the law requires it,
in response to subpoenas or at the demand of governmental agencies, to
protect our systems or business, to protect other visitors to the web site,
or to respond to an emergency. If you partake, or we reasonably suspect
you of partaking in any illegal activity, we may also disclose your personally
identifiable information, even without a subpoena, warrant or court order.
We may also make disclosures of your personally identifiable information
with your affirmative consent.
Maintenance & Transmission of Data & Information
Although we use reasonable efforts to maintain the privacy of your personally
identifiable data and information, due to technological limitations, and
the risk of unlawful interceptions and accessing of transmissions and/or
data, we cannot completely assure you, and you should not expect that
your personally identifiable data and information, and any other electronically
communicated information, will be absolutely confidential.
For all e-commerce transactions, we use industry-standard commercial
encryption technology to protect the data and information that you transmit
to us via our web site. Although this technology is not flawless, we believe
that it provides reasonable protection for your data and information.
We will endeavor to update our protective devices as encryption technology
Once received, personally identifiable information is protected from
outside Yellen & Associates by "firewalls", and access
within Yellen & Associates is generally limited to the sales, marketing,
and information technology departments. We also seek to require our Affiliates,
Partners and Service Companies to exercise reasonable efforts to maintain
the confidentiality of your information.
Your Right to Review & Modify Data & Information
You have the right, at any time, to review and/or modify any of your
personally identifiable information that you provide during registration
or any other voluntarily provided information. You may also remove yourself
from our active databases of e-mail lists. To do so, you should send an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting that (a) we provide
a copy of your profile of personally identifiable information, (b) we
update or modify certain personally identifiable information, or (c) you
be removed from our databases of active e-mail lists. We will endeavor
to comply with your request as soon as reasonably possible. To protect
your confidentiality, we can only send a requested profile to the e-mail
address listed in the profile. In any event, our back-up files will maintain
copies of your personally identifiable information. We reserve the right
to contact former customers or users of the web site from time to time.
Users Under 13
This web site is not directed at children under the age of 13. If you
are younger than 13, please do not provide any personally identifiable
information in connection with your use of the web site.
We reserve the right to transfer any and all information that we collect
from our visitors to a third party in the event that we sell or transfer
substantially all of our assets related to the web site to such third
Due to changing technological and marketing demands, we must reserve
the right to change our policies regarding the privacy of your personally
identifiable information in the future. If that happens, we will endeavor
a message to our customers whose e-mail addresses we have, in conformity
use of the web site following changes to this policy will indicate that
you accept the changes.
whether to visit our web site and/or to provide us with certain information.
If you have any questions, concerns or problems, we encourage you
to contact us . We greatly appreciate
our web site.