We recognize that you may be concerned about our use and disclosure of
your personal information. Your privacy is very important to us, and the
following will inform you of the information that we, The Law Offices of Howard J. Wise,
may collect from you, and how it is used. By using our Web site, www.dupagecountydefense.com,
you are accepting the practices described in this policy.
We may collect non-personal information, such as a domain name and IP Address.
The domain name and IP address reveals nothing personal about you other
than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We may also
collect information about the type of Internet browser you are using,
operating system, what brought you to our Website, as well as which of
our Web pages you have accessed.
Additionally, if you communicate with us regarding our Web site or our
services, we will collect any information that you provide to us in any
We may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials,
We use the collected information primarily for our own internal purposes,
such as providing, maintaining, evaluating, and improving our services
and Web site, fulfilling requests for information, and providing customer support.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information
submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
If we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information
is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this
by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or
looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online,
we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the
information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer
service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The
computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information
are kept in a secure environment.
We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored
on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our
site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use
a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more
than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable
us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience
on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable
information on our site.
We will not sell or otherwise provide the information we collect to outside
third parties for the purpose of direct or indirect mass email marketing.
We will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required
by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and
conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on
- Protect and defend the rights or property of our Web site and related properties
- Identify persons who may be violating the law, the rights of third parties,
or otherwise misusing the our Web site or its related properties
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information
online - for example through e-mail, discussion boards, or elsewhere -
that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you
post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you
may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your
personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we
are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other
sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and
to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys or contests.
Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and
you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this
information. Information requested may include contact information (such
as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip
code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners
and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring
or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
By using this Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information
post those changes on this page. Please review this page frequently to
remain up-to-date with the information we collect, how we use it, and
under what circumstances we disclose it. You must review the new Privacy
Policy carefully to make sure you understand our practices and procedures.
contact us immediately via telephone at