Privacy Policy

Last updated on June 25th, 2018 by 

Who we are


Company: Canegan Associates Consulting

Owner: Yvonne Smith-Canegan

Address: 51 Sherwood Terrace Unit X – Lake Bluff, IL 60044



Privacy Policy Scope

For clarity, and the purpose of this document Yvonne Canegan Consulting (Our Company Name), (This Site-Our company business site), “we” and “our” / “site” or “sites” / “website” should be considered the same entity and used interchangeably.

Your privacy is very important to us at Yvonne Canegan Consulting and as such we have a few principles we follow:

We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. Such as when you fill out our sites contact form. We only require the department you are addressing, your name, company name, and your message to us. We do not ask for your life history like so many other business websites do just to ask us a question

We do not, will not share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products or services, or protect our rights.

We don’t store personal information (even the information you enter on the contact form) on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as user browser type, user language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor page request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors to our site use it in order to improve our visitor’s experience while on the site. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our Forms or blogs. Yvonne Canegan Consulting only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Yvonne Canegan Consulting websites choose to interact with Yvonne Canegan Consulting in ways that require Yvonne Canegan Consulting to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we may ask visitors who comment on our blog (if or when we provide a comment section) to provide a username and or email address. Those who wish to receive post updates or updates regarding changes to our site via email, we will collect their emails. In each case, Yvonne Canegan Consulting collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the site. Yvonne Canegan Consulting does not disclose any personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. Such is the case with our Contact Page Google Interactive Map. Your use of the Google Interactive Map constitutes your agreement between you and Google’s Privacy Policy Located Here. We have no control over this. Best practice, sign out of Google (understand in doing so the map may not function as you might expect.)

Aggregated Statistics

Yvonne Canegan Consulting may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, Yvonne Canegan Consulting may monitor the most popular pages on the site or use spam screened by the Akismet,( ) to help identify spam or attacks to our website through All In One WP Security ( ) and Firewall plugin and service.. However, Yvonne Canegan Consulting does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Yvonne Canegan Consulting discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that

(i) need to know that information in order to process it on Yvonne Canegan Consulting’s behalf or to provide services available at Yvonne Canegan Consulting’s website and

(ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Yvonne Canegan Consulting’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Yvonne Canegan Consulting will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.

Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Yvonne Canegan Consulting discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Yvonne Canegan Consulting believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Yvonne Canegan Consulting, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of website and have supplied your email address, Yvonne Canegan Consulting may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Yvonne Canegan Consulting and our products. We primarily use our various service blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum

If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right with your explicit permission, (we contact you in writing and you provide us with your permission in writing) to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users.

Yvonne Canegan Consulting takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Yvonne Canegan Consulting uses cookies to help Yvonne Canegan Consulting identify and track visitors, their usage of Yvonne Canegan Consulting website, and their website access preferences. Yvonne Canegan Consulting visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Yvonne Canegan Consulting’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Yvonne Canegan Consulting’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.’s Cookie Policy in full is located at >>

Business Transfers

If parties or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Yvonne Canegan Consulting goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. Any, and all parties for which we have contact information on will be notified of said actions providing parties the opportunity to let Yvonne Canegan Consulting, the acquirer, or jurisdictional authority know if parties agree to have their information shared or deleted.  In the event to ignore the request, you acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and any acquirer of Yvonne Canegan Consulting may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.


As of this writing (date listed below title above), is not engaged or contracted with any third party to display static or tracking ads of any type. If in the future Yvonne Canegan Consulting chooses to revise its onsite advertising  policy this policy will be updated to reflect the following:

1a. Advertising Sub-Section I
[Notice of Possible Future Use of Advertising]

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Awesome Motive and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives. (No-one likes spam or spammers)

Use of Data

We use the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Retention of Data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Canegan Associates Consulting legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

Canegan Associates Consulting may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Canegan Associates Consulting aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your Personal Data in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Canegan Associates Consulting relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Please visit our Contact Page for various ways in which you may contact us.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although future changes are likely to be minor, Yvonne Canegan Consulting may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Yvonne Canegan Consulting’s sole discretion. Yvonne Canegan Consulting encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. All mailing list subscribers (provided a mailing list is created and used for visitors) will receive a notice of changes to Yvonne Canegan Consulting’s Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.