Xemplar Business Advisory 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 Xemplar Business Advisory site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Xemplar Business Advisory site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Xemplar Business Advisory collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Xemplar Business Advisory 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 Xemplar Business Advisory. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Xemplar Business Advisory for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Xemplar Business Advisory site.

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

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

Use of your Personal Information

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

Xemplar Business Advisory does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Xemplar Business Advisory 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, Xemplar Business Advisory 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 Xemplar Business Advisory, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Xemplar Business Advisory does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

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

Xemplar Business Advisory 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 Xemplar Business Advisory or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Xemplar Business Advisory; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Xemplar Business Advisory, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Xemplar Business Advisory 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 Xemplar Business Advisory pages, or register with Xemplar Business Advisory site or services, a cookie helps Xemplar Business Advisory 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 Xemplar Business Advisory Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Xemplar Business Advisory 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 Xemplar Business Advisory services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Xemplar Business Advisory secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Xemplar Business Advisory 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

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

Contact Information

Xemplar Business Advisory welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Xemplar Business Advisory has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Xemplar Business Advisory at DavidGross@VanguardPerformanceApps.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.