Mark Knuckles and Associates, Inc. - Professional Consulting Agencies

Privacy Policy

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Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

This policy is adopted from the model online privacy policy suggested by the Better Business Bureau Online. Mark Knuckles Associates, Inc. is committed to your privacy. Further information about this program is available at

The Information We Collect

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Mark Knuckles Associates, Inc. website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of information collected on these pages are: name, address, email address, phone number, etc.

Note: We do NOT collect credit/debit card information, etc. If a purchase is made, PayPal collects any credit card information through a secure connection.

Our client files will contain your organization type, type industry and other information about your business or organization for which we need to provide requested consultation services. Our files may also contain confidential research notes and materials, copies of documents, notes, statements, correspondence and other materials including copies of payroll and employee records regarding specific matters of which we have provided consultation to you.

How We Use Information

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We will not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We will not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

If you request to participate in our HRAlert notice service your email will be used for that purpose only. You can stop delivery of that service at any time with an email.

You can register with our website if you would like to receive notices about our services, subscribe to The Knuckles Report, or to post an advertisement for a professional position or services wanted on our future Professionals - Positions Online Page. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you complete the registration form.

Finally, we never use, sell, distribute or share the identifiable information or other client information provided to us online or otherwise in ways unrelated to the ones described above except, when lawfully required to do so. All client information is considered confidential and private. Information and documents must meet certain prerequisites to be considered lawfully "privileged" information. We are not your legal representative and do not practice law, therefore information and documents retained by us are not automatically "privileged." Unless we are working for and at the request of your legal counsel, information and documents in our files are not considered lawfully "privileged" and disclosure could be required in litigation.

Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13. We will not support any organization or persons encouraging or displaying pornography or explicit content by email or other means. This site will remain free of any offensive or derogatory content.

Accessing Your Information

If you have any questions about your information or the information you provide, please call the office at 828-328-9241 or send email to

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at 828-328-9241.