Avant Advisory Group, LLC or Avant Advisory Partners, LLC (collectively, “Avant”) is committed to protecting the privacy of those who access the firm’s websites (“users”), its clients, and contacts; and dedicated to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to the firm. This includes protection of personal information, commonly referred to as ‘Personal Data’ that may be collected through the firm’s websites, or through client contact with the firm (e.g., when a contact provides a business card, or completes a contact form). Avant always seeks compliance with data privacy and protection legislation within every jurisdiction Avant operates.
Information for Website Users
We may collect information from you about your use of Avant’s websites. We obtain Personal Data if you choose to provide it. We do not require registration to use our websites. You may give us information about yourself by filling in forms on our website which may generally include: name, title, company / company address, email address, and phone / fax numbers, provided through completion of information request screens. The information request screens allow users to ask questions or request information about Avant’s services; or to offer feedback, comments or suggestions about Avant’s services.
Website Navigational Information
As you navigate through our websites, we automatically collect technical information including Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses through Web server logs, and other information through ‘cookies’ and Web beacons.
An IP Address is a number that identifies your computer or other device whenever you access the Internet, allowing computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other over a network. Avant collects technical information, including the IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; to aggregate non-personal information for analysis and trending.
A Uniform Resource Locator (‘URL’) is the address of a specific website or file on the Internet. We collect information about your visit, including the full URL clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); items you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page; and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
Web Beacons are small image files on a Web page that may be used, for example, to count users that have accessed a page, or to gather other related website statistics. By disabling browser cookies, unique information associated with web beacons will also be disabled.
Use of Information Collected
If you are our customer or contact, we may process information about you, such as your name, position, company, contact details (such as business email, telephone number and business address) and the frequency of communications and meetings with our employees. We will process this information in order to better understand our relationship with you and to contact you regarding our products and services; you may revoke your consent and/or object to us contacting you about our products and services at any time. In this context, we may process information that you have provided to us, for instance when you give your business card to one of our employees or submit your information to us via a contact form or information request screen. We may also combine information that you have provided to us with other information that we hold about you, for instance information on our systems regarding the frequency of your communications with our employees and the dates, times and locations of meetings with our employees; and information that you make publicly available on your Linked In profile. We may use service providers for this purpose. However if we do so we will take steps to ensure that there is an adequate level of protection of your information.
Sharing of Information Collected
Links to Other Sites
Public Forums (Bulletin Boards, Blogs, Chat Rooms, etc.)
International Transfer of Information Collected
Avant gives users choices regarding the collection and usage of Personal Data. If you have registered to any Avant related updates through our website and you do not wish to receive future emails, you may visit the “unsubscribe page” within the application you registered.
We use reasonable efforts to retain personal data collected from our users only for so long as we need such data in accordance with the purpose for which it was collected or until we are requested to delete it (if earlier).
Users may have the right to request a copy of personal data that we have retained, and to have any inaccurate information corrected. If users wish to make such a request or are concerned that any of their personal data that we possess is incorrect, please contact us at http://avantadvisory.wpengine.com/contact/.
Avant has implemented generally accepted security standards in order to protect Personal Data from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized Avant employees / partners are provided access to Personal Data subject to strict confidentiality requirements.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Avant understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. Our websites are neither intentionally designed nor directed at children under the age of 13; and we do not knowingly collect or maintain information about children.
Policy Questions / Contacting Us
Legal Disclaimer/Terms and Conditions for Use of the Website
WELCOME TO THE AVANT ADVISORY (“AVANT”) WEB SITE (THE “SITE”), A PROPERTY OF AVANT ADVISORY GROUP, LLC, OR AVANT ADVISORY PARTNERS, LLC (COLLECTIVELY, “AVANT ADVISORY” OR “AVANT”). PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE USING THIS SITE. If you do not agree or cannot comply with these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or otherwise use this Site. By using this Site, you signify your agreement to these Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by the same.
About Avant Advisory Group
Avant Advisory Group, LLC, is the parent company of various affiliated professional services firms. References to Avant and Avant Advisory Group in this statement are to Avant Advisory and its affiliates (each, an “Avant Entity”). The content on this site is owned and operated by Avant Advisory, which serves in a coordinating role for the purpose of maintaining this site but does not provide services to Avant clients. Each Avant Entity is a separate and distinct legal entity responsible for its own conduct. Except as otherwise may be expressly set forth in a written agreement between you and such Avant Entity, in no event will Avant Advisory Group, LLC or any other Avant Entity take responsibility or be liable for the conduct of another Avant Entity.
These are the current Terms and Conditions for use of this Site which may change without giving notice to you individually. Should Avant materially modify these Terms and Conditions, Avant will post a formal notice on its Site home page for thirty (30) days from the date such change is implemented.
We may restrict your access or revoke your right to use this Site without giving you notice. You may only use this Site for lawful purposes and may not disrupt, modify or interfere with this Site, any associated software, hardware or servers or any use of this Site by third parties. Please check to make sure that your use of this Site complies with all applicable local, state and federal laws.
Any textual or graphic materials you copy, print, or download is licensed to you by Avant for your personal use only. Scraping is strictly prohibited. Under no circumstances may you modify any of the textual or graphic materials found on this Site or create derivative works therefrom. Should you fail to comply with any provision of these Terms and Conditions, this limited license will automatically terminate.
We are not responsible for, and do not endorse the contents or information provided on any hyperlinked Sites operated by unaffiliated third parties which may be provided to you for your reference. By using this Site to link to another site, you understand that you may not make any claim against Avant or any damages or losses caused by said linking.
You may not link your Site to any internal page on this site without the express written consent of Avant. Permission is granted to only link your Site to the Avant home page located at http://avantadvisory.wpengine.com/. Additionally, you may not frame any information located on this Site on another site without the express written consent of Avant. Such consent may be requested by sending an email request to James F Davidson. The permission granted herein to link to the Avant home page may also be revoked at any time without cause. Further, you may not link any Site that (i) violates any law or regulation; (ii) infringes the patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violates any privacy, publicity or personal rights of others; or (iii) contains defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful information or expressions.
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The aggregated and individual contents of this Site including, without limitation, text, photographs, graphic images and other materials (the “Works”) are protected under U.S. and international copyright law. You have no right or license to reproduce, copy, edit, publish or transmit the Works except as set forth below without our express written permission.
Avant does not grant you any express or implied right under any of its trademarks, copyrights or any other proprietary information appearing on the Site. In the event that you are granted any permission to use Avant‘s trademarks or copyrights, you acknowledge that you will not gain any ownership rights to the same.
You are using this Site at your own risk. Avant has no duty or policy to update any information or statements contained on this Site and, therefore, such information or statements should not be relied upon as being current as of the date you access this Site. Changes may be made without notice to the graphic and textual materials available on this Site and/or the services offered by Avant described therein. The materials available on this Site may also include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.
You agree to waive any claims you may have against us for any damages that you may incur as a result of using this Site. Avant may, however, make claims against you for use of this Site that violates our policies as posted on this Site. In addition, you agree to indemnify us for any claims brought against us for damages that result from your use of this Site or violations of our Terms and Conditions as posted by Avant on this Site. This Site is controlled by Avant from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. Avant makes no representation or warranty that the materials in this Site are appropriate or available for use in any locations outside of the United States. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Any claims regarding this Site will be governed under California law and may only be brought in the Federal or state courts located in the State of California. Therefore, by accepting these Terms and Conditions, you are agreeing to submit to the jurisdiction of such courts for any claims arising out of your use of this Site.
The content on this Site does not form any part of a subsequent contract entered into with any party purchasing products or services from Avant.
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Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
IN NO EVENT SHALL AVANT, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT AVANT IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Avant relating to access and use of this Site and supersede any prior or contemporaneous representations or agreements. Any rights not specifically granted by these Terms and Conditions are reserved by Avant.
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