P.F. Mays & Associates, LLC (hereafter, the “Company”) is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the Privacy Policy explaining the privacy practices of our website found on Please note that this statement applies only to the collection and use of information obtained online and not to data gathered offline. By using our site, you consent to our website’s privacy policy. When you visit our website, expect to be notified of the following:

  • The collection and use of personally identifiable information;
  • Information sharing and choices regarding the collection, use, and distribution of personal information;
  • Online privacy protection for children;
  • How we protect personal information;
  • Links to other sites;
  • Notice of amendments;
  • Contacting us regarding personal information and privacy concerns.


The Company owns the information collected at several different points on our website. We do not sell, share, or rent to other parties for ways or purposes not disclosed in this statement. The Company collects personal and non-personal information in order to provide you with our services, including access to the website’s newsletter; for marketing; and for advertising purposes. The types of information we collect are described below.

  1. Personal and demographic information. For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. Details that can help us identify you may include name, business name, business address, business and mobile telephone numbers, email address, and website. We use this information to be able to create your account, contact you properly, and provide you with our services. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their usernames). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. We keep this information as long as you keep your account with us. Upon deletion of your account, your data will be completely erased from our servers within 90 days.
  2. Cookies. These are small text data that enable you to sign in to our services and allow us to enhance your online experience. Cookies are records of your preferences and other data stored on your computer to save you time by eliminating the need to repeated provide the same information during later visits. They cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. The use of the cookie does not link to any personally identifiable information while on our site. You may reject their use but your experience may be limited in some areas of our site. Our business partners including advertisers may also use cookies on our site. We have no access or control over such cookies.
  3. Log files. These are IP addresses that help us administer the site, evaluate trends, track users’ movement, and collect broad demographic information for aggregate use. They are not linked to personally identifiable information.
  4. Comment data. 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. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your 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.
  5. Third-party data. We may receive and collect personal information about you such as name, email address, behavior data etc. from third party sources given that they are authorized to share your information and we have the rights to use them.


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.


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. Also, you can request a deletion of your account, that would entail a complete deletion of all your data within three (3) months.


The Company shares aggregated demographic information with partners and advertisers. This type of anonymous data is collected for purposes of studying a group or category of services or users. The information is not linked to any personal data that can be identified with any individual person.

We work with other parties to assist us and provide specific services and, during these instances, we share name and contact details that are necessary for service provision. Our partners are not allowed to use personally identifiable information in any way other than the purpose of providing our listed services. Non-personal and identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

We may release personally identifiable information in compliance with the law, to enforce our site policies, or to protect our, your, and other’s rights, property, or safety.


In compliance with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the Company does not knowingly intend to collect information from individuals 13 years of age or younger.


The Company maintains at all times administrative, technical, and physical safety measures to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.


Our website contains links to other sites for convenience and information. Our company is not responsible for the privacy policies on these sites. We advise that you review the privacy notices for the use of such sites.

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 into that website.


Should the Company decide to make material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you by posting a notice of such change on the site’s Homepage. Should the Company decide to use personally identifiable information, we will notify you via electronic mail. You have the choice whether to let us use information in a different manner or not. The use of information follows the privacy policy under which the information was collected.


Should you feel the Company is not abiding by its declared privacy policy, please contact