Privacy Statement

Williams Insurance Service is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Williams Insurance Service Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Williams Insurance Service website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Williams Insurance Service collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Williams Insurance Service also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Williams Insurance Service. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Williams Insurance Service for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Williams Insurance Service Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Williams Insurance Service public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Williams Insurance Service does not read any of your private online communications.

Williams Insurance Service encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Williams Insurance Service so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Williams Insurance Service is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Williams Insurance Service and Williams Insurance Service family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Williams Insurance Service collects and uses your personal information to operate the Williams Insurance Service Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Williams Insurance Service also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Williams Insurance Service and its affiliates. Williams Insurance Service may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Williams Insurance Service does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Williams Insurance Service may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Williams Insurance Service may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Williams Insurance Service, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Williams Insurance Service does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Williams Insurance Service keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Williams Insurance Service, in order to determine what Williams Insurance Service services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Williams Insurance Service to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Williams Insurance Service Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Williams Insurance Service or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Williams Insurance Service; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Williams Insurance Service, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Williams Insurance Service Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Williams Insurance Service pages, or register with Williams Insurance Service site or services, a cookie helps Williams Insurance Service to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Williams Insurance Service Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Williams Insurance Service features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Williams Insurance Service services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Williams Insurance Service secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Williams Insurance Service secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Williams Insurance Service will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Williams Insurance Service encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Williams Insurance Service is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Williams Insurance Service welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Williams Insurance Service has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Williams Insurance Service Support Department . We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.