Website Privacy Notice for Sutter, McLellan & Gilbreath, Inc.
Effective as of January 1, 2016
Sutter, McLellan & Gilbreath is an independent insurance agency providing business, personal, life, and health insurance to clients throughout the State of Georgia. Our agency provides this website as a service to our clients, potential clients, and potential employees. By using our website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Notice.
What Information Do We Collect and How is It Used?
We collect information that you provide to us. We use this information to:
· Respond to your questions or concerns;
· Provide you with information that you request;
· Assist you in getting insurance;
· Assist you with claims;
· Email our newsletter to you; and
· Fill employment opportunities at our agency.
Do We Have 3rd Party Links on our Website?
Yes, our website contains links to 3rd party websites.
We provide links to insurance quoting companies such as Quotit or Vertafore (doing business as ConsumerRateQuotes.com.) By clicking on the “Get a Quote” button on our website, you will be taken to the website of these companies. These third party companies may request your Personal Information, such as social security number or driver’s license number, to provide you with an insurance quote. It is up to you whether to provide that information or not. These companies are not part of Sutter, McLellan & Gilbreath, Inc., and we are not responsible for their privacy or security practices. The information that you provide to these insurance quoting companies will be subject to their privacy notices.
The insurance quoting companies will email us a copy of your quote information, which may or may not include Personal Information. Whatever information is provided to us will be used for the purposes described above.
We also provide links to insurance carriers’ websites that may accept credit card or electronic check payments.
Do We Utilize Website Analytics?
Yes. Like many websites, we use Google Analytics, as our web analysis service, to help us understand how our online marketing and presence is working. It helps us understand how visitors engage with our website, how often visitors use the site, pages visited, the number of unique visitors, what website referred the visitor to our website, and other non-personally identifiable information. We also use this information to improve our website.
In compliance with the Google Terms of Service, we do not use Google Analytics ” … to track, collect or upload any data that personally identifies an individual (such as a name, email address or billing information), or other data that can be reasonably linked to such information by Google.” Nor will we allow a 3rd party to do so.
Use of Data by Google
Since we utilize Google Analytics, your web browser will send certain information to Google when you visit our website. To learn more about Google Analytics, the information it collects and receives, and its uses for this data, please see https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
You may prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out browser add-on. Please see https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245 for more information.
Google Analytics may also set cookies on your website browser, or read cookies that are already there.
You may change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have concerns about your privacy.
Will You Share, Transfer or Sell My Personal Information?
During Business Transition: Acquisition, Sale, Merger, and/or Bankruptcy
Yes, we may share, transfer or sell your information as we consider your information, including your Personal Information, to be a business asset of ours. This business asset may be included in an acquisition, the sale of some or all of our assets, a merger or merger involvement, during a bankruptcy, or other transition of our business.
When the Law Requires it.
Yes, we will release your information as required by the law.
Protection of Our Rights
Yes, we may disclose your information; if we believe, in good faith, that disclosure of your information is necessary to protect our rights.
Does Your Website Interact with Social Media sites?
Yes, on our website blog page, you may choose interact with social media. The interaction is subject to your privacy settings for each social media network. Please review the privacy policies for these social networks.
Does SMG Insurance Market to and Collect Information from Children?
No. Our website is not marketed to, directed or promoted to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect, use or disclosure information from children.
The online quoting companies software used on our website will not permit an application to be submitted by an applicant whose stated date of birth makes them under 14 years old.
How Does SMG Protect My Information?
We process your information at our offices in a commonly practiced manner and take security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure or destruction of this information. We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software to encrypt your internet transmission of data to us. However, no security measure taken by us or any transmission of data over the Internet is completely secure, and we make no guarantees about the security of the information that you provide to us.
Who May I Talk With at Sutter, McLellan & Gilbreath About My Personal Information?
You may contact:
Drew Gilbreath, CIC
Vice President of Operations
Sutter, McLellan & Gilbreath, Inc.
1424 N. Brown Rd. Suite 300
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Direct Line: (678) 533-2260
Will You Change Your Privacy Notice?
We may change or update this Privacy Notice from time to time. We will post a notice on our website notifying you that our Privacy Notice has changed.