Privacy Policy

General Disclaimer

Thank you for visiting the PEF Associates, Inc. (PEF) website and reviewing our Privacy Policy. While visiting, we will not collect any personal information about you unless you choose to provide information to us. If you choose to provide information, it will be used for the express purpose for which it was intended, such as responding to your request for information. We remind you that if you visit a link outside of, you are subject to the privacy policies of that site.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically automatically collects some technical information from you when you visit the site to give you the best possible experience. uses web measurement technology (Google Analytics) to automatically track how visitors interact with including where they came from, what they did on the site, and whether they completed any pre-determined tasks while on the site. Aggregate data is used to help PEF improve our user interface, track operational problems, prevent fraud, and improve the effectiveness, security, and integrity of the site. This information does not identify you personally. For each page that you visit, we collect and store only the following technical information:

  • Date and time of access
  • URL address of the webpage visited
  • Internet domain and IP address from which our website was accessed
  • Type of browser and operating system used to access our site (if provided by the browser)
  • URL address of the referring page (if provided by the browser)
  • Completion or success status of the request for a web page or other on-line item
  • File size of the webpage visited

This information is only used to help us make the site more useful for you. With this data, we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We never track or record information about individuals and their visits, and we do not share this data with anyone outside PEF unless necessary for law enforcement purposes.

Cookies may use “cookies,” which may automatically collect certain information and data. “Cookies” are small pieces of data sent to your computer browser from the PEF web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The data identifies you as a unique user and facilitates your ongoing access to and use of this website. Cookies also help PEF diagnose problems with our server.

Information Collected from Interactive Forms provides an interactive “Contact Us” form that let you voluntarily submit personal information (such as your e-mail address, name, or organization). This occurs when you request additional information about our services.  All submitted information is used only for the express purposes for which it is provided and is not made available to any third party. only shares information you voluntarily provide with parties if required by law. never collects information or creates individual profiles for commercial marketing.

Children’s Privacy does not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13. It is possible that by fraud or deception, we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by sending an e-mail to

Site Security

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the PEF computer system employs commercial software programs that monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Social Media and Third-Party Websites

PEF uses one social media tool (LinkedIn) to interact with its customers and prospects. The social media website is used to publicize PEF’s services and engage with members of the public. PEF does not use third-party websites to solicit and collect personal information from individuals. Any personal information collected by a third-party website will not be transmitted to PEF. PEF’s privacy policy does not apply to these third-party sites and we encourage you to read the policies of the third-party site when deciding whether to use it.

Links to Other Sites contains a link to one website. When you follow this link, you leave the site and your website interactions are no longer protected by our privacy policy. is not responsible for and does not endorse the privacy or security practices and content of, the site to which links.

July 21, 2018