Privacy Policy,
No Warranty Claim &
Terms of Agreement

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which I, William W. Davis, MSPM, PMP, collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the https://www.statisticalpert.com website (“Site”), including this Site’s subdomains.  Please note that there is NO WARRANTY for any files downloaded from this Site.  The Terms of Agreement are between you and William W. Davis, MSPM, PMP, the owner of this Site. Please read this entire page before downloading anything from this Site.

No Warranty Claim

All files made freely available for downloading from this Site (including this Site’s subdomains) are offered to you in the hope that they will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License for more details (https://www.gnu.org/licenses/).

Terms of Agreement

The Terms of Agreement states that all download files on this Site (including this Site’s subdomains) are freely available.  You can redistribute them and/or modify any spreadsheet file under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.  If you download anything from this Site, you are giving your implicit assent to everything on this page, including the Privacy Policy, No Warranty Claim, and these Terms of Agreement.

Statistical PERT® and SPERT® are protected, federally-registered trademarks. Soothsayer™ and Estimation Made Easy™ are non-federally-registered trademarks.  If you modify, in any material way, any spreadsheet file downloaded from this Site, you agree to remove these trademarked names from the modified spreadsheet(s).  However, the modified spreadsheet(s) must still display the original copyright notices showing the spreadsheet’s copyright year and and copyright holder information (example:  “© 2015-2019, William W. Davis, MSPM, PMP”).  Moreover, the modified spreadsheet(s) must clearly identify the changes you or others made, in accordance with the GNU General Public License.  If you have questions about what it means to materially modify a spreadsheet, please contact me.

Personal identification information

This Site collects personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit this Site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources made available on this Site.  Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name and email address.  Users may, however, visit this Site anonymously.  This Site will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information.  Users can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

Non-personal identification information

This Site may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with this Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to this Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Disclosure of Data

Legal Requirements

I may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend my rights or property
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Web browser cookies

This Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them.  A User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being sent.  If a User does so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Analytics

I may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of my Site.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of my Site. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

How I use collected information

This Site may collect and use User’s personal information for the following purposes:

To run and operate this Site —

I may need your information to display content on this Site correctly.

To improve customer service —

Information you provide helps me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To improve this Site —

I may use your feedback to improve my products and services.

How I protect your information

I adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, transaction information and data stored on this Site.

On September 16, 2016, this Site installed an SSL certificate.  Now, all HTTP connections to this Site will be redirected so they use HTTPS, an encrypted, secured connection (this Site’s subdomains will also be redirected to use HTTPS connections, too).  This ensures User privacy and security while they use this Site.

Sharing your personal information

I do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others.
I may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with my business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.  As of October 6, 2016, this Site is ad-free and has no advertisers.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on this Site that links to the websites and services of any partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licencors and other third parties.  I do not control the content or links that appear on these other websites and am not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from this Site.  In addition, these other websites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing.  These other websites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies.  Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to this Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Children’s Privacy

My Site does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided me with Personal Data, please contact me. If I become aware that I have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, I take steps to remove that information from my servers.

Changes to this privacy policy

I have the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time.  When I do, I will post a notification on the main page of this Site.  I encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how I am helping to protect the personal information I collect.  You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, the No Warranty Claim, and the Terms of Agreement.  If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, the No Warranty Claim, or the Terms of Agreement, please do not use this Site.  Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this page will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.  This policy was originally created with http://www.Privacy Policies.com

Contacting me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the No Warranty Claim, the Terms of Agreement, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact me.

This document was last updated on June 28, 2019 to include an explicit requirement to retain the copyright year and copyright holder information on a materially modified spreadsheet file downloaded from this Site, as required by the GNU General Public License.

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