We Value Your Privacy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in U.S. privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your PII in accordance with our website.

Standing Partnership provides this website for use by its clients and visitors. We understand that you value your personal privacy, and accordingly provide the information contained in this Privacy Policy to ensure you understand our practices and procedures, including what personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information we may collect, how we collect and use that personally identifiable information, and how you may control your personally identifiable information.

By using our website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Any dispute that may arise over privacy will be subject to this Privacy Policy and applicable laws and regulations. This Privacy Policy applies only to this website located at standingpartnership.com, and not to any other website or service.

What personal information do we collect from the people who visit our blog, website or app?

When downloading content or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience and to help us fulfill your request.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site, including when you:

  • Provide us with feedback on our products or services.
  • Ask us to contact you.
  • Fill out a form on the site.
  • Subscribe to our newsletter.
  • Respond to a survey or marketing communication.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you in the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and service offerings in which you are most interested.
  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.
  • To send periodic emails regarding other content downloads or services we offer.
  • To follow up with you after correspondence (email or phone inquiries).

Personally Identifiable Information – Collection and Use by Standing Partnership

We may collect, store, and share personally identifiable information about you that you voluntarily submit to us. Personally identifiable information may include your name, email address, phone number, physical address, company name, and other similar information that may specifically identify you. This includes any information submitted to us through our contact form on our home page, or any other forms used to contact us, download information, otherwise subscribe to our services, etc. We may also collect general, internet-user information that uniquely identifies the user, such as your IP address or other information that identifies the computer, mobile device, tablet, or other device you use to access this website.

We do not rent, sell, or share personally identifiable information with non-affiliated companies or individuals. We will share personally identifiable information as required by courts, administrative agencies, or otherwise required by law, and to the extent necessary to permit us to investigate suspected fraud, harassment, or other violations of any law, rule, or regulation, the rules or policies of this website, the rights of third parties, or to investigate any suspected conduct which Standing Partnership deems improper.

To the extent that this website contains links to websites maintained by third parties, the privacy practices of those third parties will govern the use of your information. Standing Partnership is not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties. As of the effective date of this Policy, we use the following third-parties to host or otherwise process the data collected by us:

Google

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. See more at: support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/6008942.

We have implemented the following:

  • Remarketing with Google AdSense.
  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting.
  • Demographics and Interests Reporting.
  • DoubleClick Platform Integration.

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

We, along with third-party vendors, such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Google Analytics Suite

Survey Monkey

How do we protect your information?

We are committed to providing appropriate security measures to ensure the protection of your data. As such, we take reasonable steps to do so, including internally maintaining technical and organizational systems, which help safeguard and secure the information we collect, prevent unauthorized access, protect data integrity and accuracy, and confirm the proper use of information. Where we use third parties to process or store your data, we choose providers that also have thorough privacy policies in place and that provide at least as much assurance and compliance as we do. Nevertheless, due to the inherent risk involved in the use of the internet, we cannot guarantee nor provide any assurances that Standing Partnership will be able to prevent unauthorized access by third parties to our information systems (e.g. as access by hackers to our website, servers, etc.).

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to:

  • Understand and provide you with a personalized user experience.
  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
  • We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s “Help Menu” to modify your cookie preferences.

If users disable cookies in their browser:

If you turn cookies off, some features on this site will be disabled. Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly, including remembering your contact information for future downloads.

Control of Personally Identifiable Information

Please contact awalker@standingpartnership.com to inquire about these and other data concerns.

In the course of our services or as you otherwise submit to us through our website, we may collect personally identifiable information about you. We are committed to ensuring the privacy and protection of your personally identifiable information, and to ensuring that control over your personal data remains in your hands. As such you may request that we:

  • Explain to you the manner in which we use your personal information
  • Provide a copy of any information we have collected about you or that you have provided to us
  • Request that we delete any of your personal information
  • Request that we correct or otherwise amend your personal information
  • Stop contacting you (such as via newsletters, emails, etc.) using such information

To the extent that you have previously consented to our processing of your personal information, you may later withdraw that consent. We will also not retain your data for any longer than is reasonably necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was provided, will periodically erase old data in accordance with our data retention schedule, and in no case will we retain your data for an unreasonable period of time.

If you provided us your personal information through one of the forms on our website, we will generally only use that information with your explicit consent and in furtherance of our legitimate interests, which include sending you responsible marketing of and communications about our services, assessing your inquiry to be a member of our team, and ensuring that your data and our systems are secure.

If you provided us your personal information in connection with a contract for our services, we will use that information to provide you services under that contract and in accordance with the terms of that contract. The purposes for which we will use your data under any contract will be further detailed in the terms of that contract. We may also continue to use that information in furtherance of our legitimate interests, which include sending you responsible marketing of and communications about our services and ensuring that your data and our systems are secure. You may of course request that we cease using your data in any manner at any time.

To make any of the above requests, or to obtain additional information, please send us a communication marked “Privacy – Personally Identifiable Information” to awalker@standingpartnership.com.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at awalker@standingpartnership.com. You can also follow the instructions at the bottom of any marketing email you receive from us to unsubscribe or change your communication preferences.

Note, we are not responsible for removing information, including personally identifiable information, from third-party systems, lists, databases, etc., of any kind, if that information has already been shared with such third parties as permitted by this Privacy Policy.

Finally, in accordance with our routine business practice and record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain personally identifiable information you have submitted to us. We are under no obligation to store such personally identifiable information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such personally identifiable information.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information – Collection and Use by Standing Partnership

We may also collect and store non-personally identifiable information from our website users, which includes aggregate or anonymous information about user contact with and use of this website, through the use of cookies, pixel tags, clear gifs, etc. Examples of this type of non-personally identifiable information include which internet browser is being used to access this website, the type of computer operating and/or mobile application system or software and peripherals users are utilizing, how many users in a particular state visit this website on any particular day, whether and how users search for, find, or link to this website, time spent on and navigation of this website, etc.

Some of our advertisers and their providers may also set cookies when you click their banners. Any cookies received with banner ads are collected by those advertisers and their ad service providers. The advertiser’s privacy policy and, if applicable, that of its service provider govern the use of this information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such advertisers or ad service providers.

Note, if you have disabled cookies or refuse to accept cookies, some features of this website may not be accessible.

European Union Users

Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), we may be acting as a data controller in conjunction with services provided to you. To the extent that we act as a data controller, we will only use any personally identifiable information (or “data”) provided by you (1) to the extent that you have consented to such use, (2) to perform services under any contract we have with you or otherwise requested by you, (3) to meet our obligations under the GDPR, or (4) in accordance with our legitimate interests in the operation of our business.

In some instances, we may also be acting as a data processor in conjunction with data you provide to us as a data controller. To the extent that we act as a data processor, this document, along with any other contract between us, constitutes the contract between us. We will only process the data you provide to us as a controller based on your instructions and with the goal of keeping the data subject’s data secure and private.

In addition, we will only transfer your data to other third-party processors outside the EU to the extent such transfer is allowed under the GDPR, and in accordance with its provisions. You can find a list of the third parties we use to process such information above.

While we strive to provide all individuals and entities on whom we possess data with the highest possible degree of control over their data, you may have additional data protection rights under the GDPR that are not specifically listed here. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with an appropriate supervisory authority, should you believe that we are not collecting or storing your data in a manner compliant with the GDPR.

If you desire information about your own personally identifiable data, such as the specific uses for which we store it or what data we store you may request such information from us at awalker@standingpartnership.com.

CAN-SPAM Act

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:

  • Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify advertisements as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  • Monitor our third-party email marketing services for compliance.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

Consent to Updated Privacy Policies

Please note, we may change information on this website and/or this Privacy Policy, at any time without notice to you, and any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy on this website.

Contacting us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

www.standingpartnership.com

1610 Des Peres Road, Suite 200
St. Louis, Missouri 63131
United States

awalker@standingpartnership.com

Last Edited on 05-25-2018