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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us.

We are concerned about privacy issues and want you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information.  This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through our website located at http://www.quinnjohnston.com/ (the “Website”), as well as HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, including the Website, the “Services”).  Please note that the Privacy Policy applies only to our online information-gathering and dissemination practices in connection with the Services, and does not apply to any of our practices conducted offline.  If you have any questions or comments about the Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at (309) 674-1133.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Information We May Collect

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual, such as:

•           Name

•           Postal address (including billing and shipping addresses)

•           Telephone number

•           Email address

How We May Collect Personal Information

We and our service providers may collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:

•           Through the Services:  We may collect Personal Information through the Services, e.g., when you sign up for a newsletter or register for a seminar.

•           From Other Sources:  We may receive your Personal Information from other sources, such as public databases; joint marketing partners; social media platforms; from people with whom you are friends or otherwise connected on social media platforms, as well as from other third parties.

How We May Use Personal Information

We may use Personal Information:

•           To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, such as to send you newsletters or publications that you request or to register you for events.

•           To send you our legal updates and mailings relating to our seminars or events that we think may be of interest to you.

•           To keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and use it to respond to you, if you contact us through the Services.

•           To send administrative information, for example, information regarding the Services and changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.

•           To provide services, including the provision of seminars and other events.

•           For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, enhancing, improving or modifying our Services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities.

•           As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

How Personal Information May Be Disclosed

Your Personal Information may be disclosed:

•           To our third-party service providers that provide services such as website hosting, Services-related consulting and monitoring, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure, customer service, email delivery, auditing and other similar services.

•           By you on services to which you are able to post information and materials.  Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public information, and may be available to us, to users of the Services and to the general public.  We urge you to be very careful when deciding to disclose your Personal Information, or any other information, on the Services.

•           To a third party (whether affiliated or unaffiliated with us) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

•           As we believe to be necessary or appropriate: (a) under applicable law; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

OTHER INFORMATION

Other Information We May Collect

“Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an individual, such as:

•           Browser and device information

•           App usage data

•           Information collected through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies

•           Demographic information and other information provided by you

•           Aggregated information

•           Using cookies:  Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using.  We may use cookies in connection with the Services.

 How We May Use and Disclose Other Information

Please note that we may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law.  If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use it as described in “How We May Collect Other Information” section above, as well as for all the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information.

In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your geographical location).  If we combine any Other Information with Personal Information, the combined information will be treated by us as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

CHOICES AND ACCESS

Your choices regarding our use of your Personal Information for marketing purposes

If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out of receiving these marketing-related emails by following the unsubscribe instructions in any such message or by contacting us by email at mjohnson@quinnjohnston.com.  We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.  Please note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, and you cannot opt-out from receiving administrative messages.

RETENTION PERIOD

We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.