Privacy Made Simple

Our policy is simple, we don't share your information with others.

In our effort to be transparent and help you to understand what we do with your information, we have revised our privacy policy in May 2018, to be as compliant as possible with the new European Union (EU) standards and provide you with additional specific information. Although we only provide services to businesses located in the United States, we know that we have website visitor from around the world. The information below lists how we use your information.

Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How Do We Use Cookies?

For our own website marketing use, we use cookies to track visitor data. This data we use for marketing does not contain any personally identifiable information. We use first party cookies and third party cookies from Google. Some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited. Google controls the use of third party cookies that are set by the Google Analytics and Google Ads remarketing scripts on this website.

It is important to know that once you accept cookies via our pop-up, you will not be asked again, but may be asked to set a cookie again on visiting our blog.

The Google Analytics, Google Ads, Google Analytics cookies and Google created scripts and files record your visits to our website. Google will use those cookie sets for our advertising and that of others in the Google Ads in-market and similar audience settings. We do not control the cookie set action, scripting, or the ads (other than those for McCord Web Services) that Google will choose to show to you as you visit other websites.

It is important to know that when you visit our website and the Google cookie is set to your device, that third party vendors including Google Ads and DoubleClick may use these special cookies to deliver advertising on various websites and for other companies not owned by McCord Web Services. We do not use cookies for any other use then mentioned in this policy.

You can choose to opt out of this type of advertising by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager. You can also choose to opt out of third-party vendor's use of these cookies by visiting Google's Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Concerns you have about advertising you see after visiting the McCord Web Services website should be directed to Google and Google Ads via the links in the paragraph above. We do not have control over when and where Google decides to show ads from your cookie sets after your visit to McCordWeb.com.

To remove your consent for our cookies you need only click to remove your consent in the cookie approval box. Look for a black tab on the bottom left of any website page and then click it to open and remove your approval. To remove your consent from Google cookies you will need to visit the Google Ads Preferences Manager and the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

How to Control Cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functions may not work.

Our Newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-newsletter, we will use your email address for our own newsletter. We do not sell your email address to other service firms. Our subscriber list is located at iContact.com. They archive your subscriber information on their server and have their own data privacy and management policies which we do not control. We do not list any information other than your first name and email address at iContact.com.

Please be aware, if you express interest in our services, we will add you to our mailing list automatically. You can easily unsubscribe at any time from a link at the bottom of any newsletter.

If you ask to be removed from our e-newsletter list we will take prompt action to remove your name and email information from the list.

Website Traffic Monitoring

We are using Google Analytics cookie sets and scripting to track activity on our website. The information collected is not personally identifiable. We use this information to measure activity and for use in our own business marketing programs.

We are not using Google Analytics special User-ID function to track and report your actions across multiple devices. Nor do we import our e-newsletter mailing list to Google Analytics for targeting and tracking purposes.

We do make every effort to retain the shortest time period of for user event and data retention that Google Analytics allows which is 38 months. If we change our data retention policy we will post it here.

Website Chat Function

We are using a website chat function by Drift.com. Drift.com may keep an archive of your chats with us. We will mark the chat closed, but do not have the option to permanently delete any chats from their interface. Please note that our chat list is located at Drift.com. They archive your chat information on their server and have their own data privacy and management policies which we do not control.

If you are concerned about the archiving of your online chats with us which may be associated with your email address, we recommend you not use our online chat function.

Security of Files

We make every effort to keep your information safe when you do business with us. We use Sage Accounting software for our bookkeeping, have instituted network safety and document management security policies in our office, and we are scanned for PCI compliance by a Sage vendor annually and on a regular basis.

Content and Use

All materials on this site are the property of McCord Web Services LLC and are protected under the copyright and trademark laws of the United States and other international jurisdictions. All material on this site has been made available for educational purposes and is intended for personal, non-commercial use. No material from this site, in whole or in part, may be reproduced, retransmitted, republished, altered, duplicated, or publicly displayed without the written permission of McCord Web Services LLC. Any unauthorized use will subject the user to civil or criminal liability under applicable laws. McCord Web Services LLC specifically reserves and retains all rights which they have in any data, files, images, text and code. When using this website, the user agrees to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Limitations of Liability

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances will McCord Web Services LLC be liable to any user on account of that user's use or misuse of information contained in the McCord Web Services LLC website. Such limitation of liability shall apply to prevent recovery of direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, and punitive damages whether such claim is based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, (even if McCord Web Services LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages). Such limitation of liability shall apply whether the damages arise from use or misuse of and reliance on the McCord Web Services LLC website from inability to use our information. Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

Disclaimer of Liability

The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of the McCord Web Services LLC website. By accessing this site, the user specifically acknowledges that McCord Web Services LLC is not liable for any loss or damage caused by or arising out of any use of this website. McCord Web Services LLC does not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, incompleteness or usefulness of any information.

Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

Links

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that McCord Web Services LLC is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our viewers to be aware of this when they leave our site and to read the privacy policies of any web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

Representation and Warranties

The McCord Web Services LLC website is provided to the user on an "AS IS" basis, and no warranties, express or implied, are made by McCord Web Services LLC, regarding www.McCordWeb.com or any services or products provided through or in connection with user's use of this website. McCord Web Services LLC expressly disclaims all warranties with respect to McCordWeb.com, including without limitation: (1) any warranties as to availability, accuracy, or content of information, products or services; and (2) any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Intellectual Property

All materials found within the McCord Web Services LLC website including content,images, all scripts, HTML code, PHP code, and Cascading Style Sheets are our intellectual property, unless otherwise noted, and these items are copyrighted under United States and International law.

Copyright Notice

All materials found within the McCord Web Services LLC website including content, images, all scripts, HTML code, PHP code, and Cascading Style Sheets are copyrighted under United States law and the stoppage of unauthorized use of these items is enforceable by law. Using our content without authorization may make you or your company subject to litigation and monetary damages.

Where we have used a third party script, full documentation and credit to the author is noted in the header of all code. These scripts have been used in our site in compliance with the author's copyright and terms of use notices.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our policies, we will post a notice of those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Other Provisions

These policies shall be governed by the laws of the State of Virginia. You agree that any action at law arising out of or relating to these policies shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. These terms along with the terms of the McCord Web Services LLC Policies are the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and agreed to by your use of our website.

Serviceability

If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of these Policies to be unenforceable, the remainder of these Policies will continue in full force and effect.

Our privacy policy and policies were updated 4-17-18.

We Take Your Privacy Seriously

When you do business with us we spell out what to expect from us and what we expect from you. We invite you to visit our doing business with us page for more information.

Our policies are simple to protect us and you.

Trust is built from transparency.