Wipfli LLP (“Wipfli”) believes in protecting your privacy. We will not collect personally identifiable information (“PII”) that you do not volunteer. We will not sell, share, or rent PII to third parties without your consent, except as specifically described below.
Wipfli does not require website visitors to register to gain access to our website. However, there may be instances or areas in which visitors must create a user ID and password to access or utilize certain areas of the website or obtain certain information from the website.
Information Collection and Use
As a general visitor to our website, Wipfli does not collect any PII about you. We automatically record information sent by your browser in our server logs, including your IP address, the pages you visit, and other non-personally identifiable information, which we use to analyze our web traffic and administer our servers. Site statistics may be compiled by or reported to our third party service providers.
Wipfli collects PII and other data voluntarily provided by visitors to our Website for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to:
- Information requests
- Interactive tools or assessments for which access is gained via our website
- Publication distribution (newsletters, white papers, etc.)
- Event registration (seminars, workshops, golf outings, etc.)
- Resume submission
- Contests and promotion
Information we may collect as a result of voluntary submission may include, but not be limited to, name, company name, job title, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, fax number, and credit card information (for event fee payment). Wipfli uses reasonable efforts to maintain an accurate record of information submitted to our website. However, Wipfli is not responsible for verifying the continued accuracy of this information. Visitors may update their information by using the subscribe form in the applicable section of the website. In addition, it is our policy to honor any visitor's request to discontinue receiving information or notices regarding our services or products, and we will accordingly refrain from sending further information.
Password Protected Areas of the Website and Assessment Tools
If you register with us to obtain access to password-protected areas of the website or to use assessment tools we provide, you authorize Wipfli to use PII and other information you provide to customize or personalize the information we deliver to you and to use your demographic information when analyzing aggregate website traffic patterns.
Wipfli does not sell, trade, or rent any PII to third parties for marketing purposes. Such information may, however, be disclosed in the situations outlined below.
- As required by law through search warrant, subpoena, or other legal process
- As part of any actual or threatened legal proceeding or alternative dispute resolution
- When required, in order to deliver publications or materials as requested by a website visitor
- As needed to facilitate seminars and events hosted by a third party or Wipfli when disclosure is necessary for event planning and materials development
- To provide information to affiliates of Wipfli and nonaffiliated third parties who perform services for us in conjunction with any requests or inquiries made by you.
We 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 server. Cookies are not 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 subscribe to certain communications on our website, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the same Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the customized features.
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 Wipfli website.
Linked Sites/Third Party Links
Wipfli employs generally accepted standards of technology to ensure the security of your information from loss, misuse, or destruction. When credit card information is transmitted through forms on our Website, Wipfli utilizes secure socket layer (SSL) encryption technology.
In order to communicate effectively with you, Wipfli offers you the opportunity to complete a subscribe form to receive all communications from Wipfli via e-mail including, but not limited to, newsletters, communiqués, seminar invitations, and industry updates. If at any time you choose to stop receiving electronic communications from us, you may unsubscribe or send an e-mail to Wipfli Information.
Throughout the year, Wipfli sponsors a variety of educational and networking events such as seminars, client outings, and discussion groups. Registration for such events may require the collection of PII to be used in the development of attendance lists, nametags, and other event materials and may be shared with third parties involved in the planning and preparation of the event.
“Contact Us” Form
Wipfli appreciates feedback from visitors to our Website. Information provided by the completion of this form is used for internal purposes such as improving the online experience for our Website visitors, and answering visitors' general questions. If you have questions about a specific service or engagement, please contact one of Wipfli's offices listed in the “Locations” section of our website.
Wipfli's website is not specifically designed for, or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, nor is it the intention of Wipfli to collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
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