Who we are
At Pacific Western Agencies, Inc. located in Seattle Washington your privacy is very important to us. We appreciate you visiting our website and understand the value of protecting your privacy.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
SIf you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your email privacy is very important to us and we will not use the email address you supply us for any continued marketing purposes unless requested by you or by you purchasing any of our products or services. Your email address will only be used to reply to your request, purchase or for our newsletter service in the manner you agree to by contacting us, purchasing products or signing up for our newsletters. By signing up for any of our services or requesting emails through one of our forms you may receive an opt-in confirmation email to verify your request to be on our mailing list. If you do not respond to this request for verification you will not be added to our list. We will not sell, share, or rent any email address or customer lists to others in any way and if you ever need to be removed from any mailing list in connection with Pacific Western Agencies, Inc. please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.
Thank you from all of us at Pacific Western Agencies, Inc. of Seattle Washington and we hope you enjoy your visit and find our website useful.