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Privacy Policy

This website (the “Website”) is operated by Stone Security Engineering, P.C. (“Company,” “us,” “we,” and “our”). We have created this policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting the privacy of our visitors and customers. The purpose of this policy is to inform you of the information we collect when you visit the Website, how we use such information, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to review and correct, your information. For purposes of this policy, the terms “personally identifiable information” and “personal information” mean any information by which you, individually, can be identified, such as your name, address, telephone number, etc.



In general, you may visit many pages of the Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We may track the Internet domain address from which people visit the Website and analyze this data for trends and statistics, but individual users will remain anonymous unless they voluntarily tell us who they are.

Sometimes, such as when you purchase products or services, subscribe to a publication, register for courses, or ask to receive information, we will ask you to provide personal information about yourself, such as your name, shipping/billing addresses, telephone number, e-mail address, and/or credit card or other payment information. We also maintain a record of your subscriptions and purchases. Whether or not you choose to provide the information we request is entirely up to you. But, if you choose not to provide the requested information, you may not be able to purchase products or services, or access certain content on the Website.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

If you choose to provide information to us through our online registration, you may be asked to provide us with personal information, including your name, address and telephone number, your e-mail address, a password, and other identifying information. If you choose to purchase a product or service from us, we will collect additional personal information, including your name, title, employer, billing address, shipping address, and credit card number and expiration date, in order to process your purchase properly. We also may ask you for personal information when you subscribe to a publication, or request access to certain forms of information.

Your personal information enables us to provide you with information regarding the status of your requests or transactions, fulfill your purchases and requests, and provide you with information regarding future products and services that may suit your particular interests. We also use your personal information to help identify you if you lose your password and to help you quickly find information on the Website.

If you believe that any of your personal information is incorrect or has been changed since your registration at the Website, please send an e-mail message to explaining the correction or change and provide any relevant confirmation or reference number.


The Website uses cookie technology to improve the quality of your experience. A cookie is a small file that contains information sent by a website that is saved on your hard disk by your computer’s browser. Cookies store information that a website may need in order to personalize your experience and gather website statistical data. Any time you visit the Website to browse or to read or download information, we collect and store the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access the Website; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to the Website. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to areas of the Website, and to help us make the Website more useful and interesting to our visitors. We use information from cookies in the aggregate to analyze trends and statistics, then discard it. We do not track individuals, only instances of entry onto the Website.

Some consumers may not know that cookies are being placed on their computers when they visit websites. If you want to know when this happens, or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to advise you when a website attempts to place a cookie on your computer.

How We Share Your Information

We will share your personal information with our partners and with third-party independent contractors for purposes of performing functions on behalf of Company, such as processing credit card transactions; providing you with product offers via e-mail or postal mail; and tracking information generated through the Website. Our partners and third-party independent contractors are contractually obligated not to use or share your personal information for unauthorized purposes.

The Company may also disclose your personal information to comply with a court order, subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process; to comply with legal, regulatory, or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; to protect and defend the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, and partners, in connection with any legal action, claim, or dispute; to enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website; to prevent imminent physical harm; and in the event that we find that your actions on the Website violate any laws, our Terms and Conditions of Use, or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services.

We reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of a transfer of all or substantially all of the Company’ assets, provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this privacy policy.

Opting Out

You may “opt out” of having your personal information shared by clicking on the box labeled “Privacy & Cookies Policy” at the bottom of the Website’s home page, selecting “Do Not Share my Personal Information” and confirming your selection. If you choose not to provide any personal information, you can still visit the Website, but may not be able to access all areas and content.


Children under the age of 18 are not eligible to use the Website unsupervised, and we ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. If you are under the age of 18, you may only use this Website under the supervision of your parent or guardian.

Third-Party Hosting

The Company contracts with a third party to maintain and host the Website. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, will be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by this third-party host. The third party has agreed to implement technology, security features and policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personal information against unauthorized access or improper use.

Site Technologies

The Company does not provide the technologies used to build the Website, and therefore, neither recommends nor endorses the same. Any information regarding identified technologies, including their capabilities, limitations, and applications, should be sought directly from their manufacturers. The Company hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names, or other intellectual property interests of third parties.

Links to Other Materials

The Website contains links to other sites. These links are an accommodation to the respective third-party site owners and for your convenience. Sites linked to and from the Website are not necessarily under the control of the Company, and the Company shall have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any linked sites, or any link or linking program at any time. You should read and understand the Company’s policies with respect to such third-party links, as stated in the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website.


The Website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, compromise, misuse, and alteration of personal information under our control. We provide a level of security appropriate to the risk associated with the types of information we collect, and take reasonable steps to protect such information against unauthorized access, use, alteration, destruction, or loss. If you have an account with us, we encourage you to use a strong password, protect that password from unauthorized use, and to not use the same username and password that you use for other accounts. If you have reason to believe that your account has been compromised or your interaction with us is no longer secure, please contact us immediately.

Credit Card Processing

All credit card transactions are processed using Stripe. The Company does not have access to any credit card information entered on the Website. For more information about Stripe’s privacy and security features, please visit

Effective Date and Changes

This privacy policy is effective as of April 10, 2023. The Company reserves the right to modify the terms of this privacy policy at any time and in its sole discretion, by posting revisions on this page. Your continued use of the Website following our posting of such revisions will constitute binding acceptance of the revised privacy policy.

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