Privacy Policy

Last modified: December 11, 2018

Lovitt & Touché, Inc. (“L&T”) is committed to protecting your privacy online. The purpose of this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) is to inform you about the types of information we gather when you visit our sites, how we may use that information, whether or not we disclose it to a third party, and your choices regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, the information.

The Policy describes the types of information L&T may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website https://lovitt-touche.com/ (the “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

The Policy applies to information we collect:

  • on this Website; and
  • in email, text, event scheduling, quote centers, and other electronic interaction between you and the Website.

The Policy does not apply to information collected by:

  • L&T offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by L&T or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
  • any third party (including L&T’s affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Website.

Please note that L&T’s site may contain links to other websites. L&T has no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors, information resources, or other sites to which we provide links from our sites. You may check the applicable privacy policy of the website sponsor when linking to other websites.

Please read the Policy carefully to understand L&T’s practices regarding your information. If you do not agree with L&T’s practices, your choice is to not use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time-to-time. Your continued use of this Website after L&T makes changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please periodically check the Policy for updates.

Children Under the Age of 13

L&T’s Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or any of its features. If L&T learns we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at Communications@lovitt-touche.com.

Information L&T Collects About You and How We Collect It

L&T may request that you voluntarily supply us with several types of information including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number (“personal information”);
  • that is about you but individually does not identify you; and/or
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • directly from you when you provide it to us;
  • automatically as you navigate through the site (information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies); and
  • from third parties, for example, our business partners.

Information You Provide to L&T

The information L&T collects on or through our Website may include:

  • information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website; including information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, information we may request when you report a problem with our Website; and
  • records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties.

Information L&T Collects Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • details of your visits to our Website, including communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; and
  • information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • estimate our audience size and usage patterns;
  • store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests;
  • speed up your searches; and
  • recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as browser cookies.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of L&T’s Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications on the Website are served by third-parties, including content providers and application providers. These third parties may use cookies (alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies) to collect information about you when you use L&T’s Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you may check the applicable privacy policy of the website sponsor when linking to other websites.

How L&T Uses Your Information

L&T uses information that we collect about you, or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • to present our Website and its contents to you;
  • to provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us;
  • to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
  • to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
  • to notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website;
  • in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; and
  • for any other purpose with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Policy:

  • to our subsidiaries and affiliates;
  • to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personally identifiable information secure and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. Third party providers may process your information in hashed or de-identified form and use or disclose the information to further providers services;
  • to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of L&T’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held about our Website users is among the assets transferred;
  • for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information; and
  • with your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including responding to any government or regulatory request.

Choices About How L&T Uses and Disclose Your Information

L&T strives to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may be inaccessible or not function properly.

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You may send us an email at Communications@lovitt-touche.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Data Security

L&T has implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: communications@lovitt-touche.com.