Privacy Policy



Our website address is: keewestassociates.com. This Privacy Policy is provided to inform Users about how their Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”) is used on the KeeWest Associates website. Users are encouraged to read the Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we collect, use, protect, and otherwise handle PII in accordance with the Site.


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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

Email Correspondences

Unless specifically requested, any email messages you send to the KeeWest Associates, including your email address, are kept private and will not be disclosed to third parties.


If you wish to subscribe to any of our newsletters, we require certain contact information (name and e-mail address) so we can make sure you receive the newsletter as requested. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter may opt-out of receiving these communications using the specific instructions found at the bottom of each newsletter or its corresponding web page.

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.

Information Collection

Under certain circumstances, the Site will collect PII, including email addresses, phone numbers, and physical addresses. This occurs when Users request information, send an email to the Site host, or otherwise voluntarily enter information when prompted.

The Site will collect information about IP addresses visiting the Site. IP addresses are not PII.




KeeWest Associates does not sell, trade, or otherwise Users’ PII to any third-party for any commercial purpose.

Links to External Websites

The Site may include links to external websites or information hosted by parties external to KeeWest Associates. KeeWest Associates makes no representations regarding the privacy policies of sites external to the Site. Users are urged to review the Privacy Policy of sites external to the KeeWest Associates.

Online Input and Order Forms

Unless specified by the form, all information submitted to KeeWest and Associates using our online input and order forms are kept private. The information is used to contact you about our services that have already expressed interest in. We occasionally share the information with our partners for reasons related to services and resources provided through KeeWest Associates. We do not share email lists of any kind. If you previously chose to have your information shared, you may opt-out or change your information at any time. See below for information about how you can contact us.

Use of Information

KeeWest Associates may use collected User PII to deliver requested content, add Users to an email list, or allow KeeWest Associates to better respond to Users’ requests.



Google Analytics

The Site, along with third-party vendors, use first-party cookies (Google Analytics) to compile data regarding User interaction with the Site.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a 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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

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.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.