Privacy and confidentiality
Wilson and Cousins is committed to respecting the privacy and confidentiality of information it receives, in accordance with Wilson and Cousins’ Privacy Guidelines, and applicable law. Wilson and Cousins has established and will continue to maintain reasonable safeguards to protect the security and confidentiality of personal information. However, you acknowledge and confirm that the Internet is not a secure medium where privacy and confidentiality can be guaranteed and that complete security and confidentiality of transmissions to and from this site over the Internet is not possible at this time. Your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed and you acknowledge that your use of this site (including information you transmit to the site) may be subject to access or manipulation by, or disclosure to, third parties. Without limiting any other disclaimer herein, Wilson and Cousins and its affiliates shall not be responsible or liable for any damages that you or any other person may suffer in connection with any such breach of privacy, confidentiality or security.
Your personal information
Certain Wilson and Cousins website pages may require you to provide personal information to Wilson and Cousins, such as sites that require you to register in order to access the site. Such personal information (for example, your name, birthday, postal code, and e-mail address if applicable) is used to help provide you with a secure, private and convenient experience on the site.
For sites requiring you to register:
Identity verification: This information is used to confirm your identity when registering for access to certain Wilson and Cousins websites. This information is matched against our existing records to enable you to register.
What your information will not be used for:
Marketing from Wilson and Cousins: You will not receive any marketing or advertisements from Wilson and Cousins at the e-mail address you provide to Wilson and Cousins unless you provide permission to us.
Marketing from third parties: We will never sell your information to any third parties, however we may share it with manufactures’ of the products/services we represent for marketing purposes.
The security of email communication cannot be guaranteed. Any person wishing to communicate or send information of a private or confidential nature to Wilson and Cousins or a third party is encouraged to do so by other means.
Be cautious of email and websites purporting to represent a legitimate company and that ask you to provide confidential or financial information. It is not Wilson and Cousins’ practice to email you to ask you to provide or confirm confidential or financial information, other than as may occur in response to an inquiry from you. If you receive such a request, or have any concern as to the validity of an email from Wilson and Cousins, a website purporting to be an Wilson and Cousins website, or our online security, please notify us immediately at 1 800-270-6792.
“Cookies” are small items of data that websites store in your browser. These data files contain information the site can use to track and organize the pages you have visited, and to gather information. Some of our web-based applications use “cookie” technology to measure site activity and tailor information to fit your personal interests. This helps us deliver a superior website experience that is designed to be fast, secure and personalized. Wilson and Cousins uses only “session” cookies; that is to say, cookies placed by Wilson and Cousins are deleted when you close your browser, further protecting your privacy and security.
Wilson and Cousins collects some limited information about your connection to the Internet. This information includes your computer’s IP address, which is your numerical address on the Internet that lets our servers know where to send the web pages you view. This information is collected to help measure traffic to our site and the performance of our servers, and to help diagnose and address problems when they arise.