Privacy Policy

Thomas Edgerton Consulting, LLC, herein referred to as TEC, holds the privacy and protection of personal information to the utmost. TEC complies with United States federal and California state personal identification and information privacy laws, which relate to the transparency, accountability, collection, and use of personal information.

For this reason, the TEC Privacy Policy describes our methods for collecting personal data and the use of this information on the website at For questions regarding the TEC Privacy Policy and practices, please contact us at

TEC meets or exceeds the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Fair Information Practices for information privacy and data protection. In addition, the company adheres to the strictest U.S. Department’s conditions and recommendations for data collection, transfer, distribution, access, publication, integrity, security and notifications.

TEC restricts access to password protected and secure areas of the website to authorized personnel. Moreover, TEC prohibits unauthorized access, security breach attempts, and cyber-attacks to the TEC website, social media platforms and blog, which can lead to criminal prosecution.

When security breaches are attempted to our website, blog and social media platforms from Internet servers, TEC blocks access without notice for malicious actions detected. At this time, TEC notifies the domain’s Internet Service Provider of the IP address hosting the attempts along with the time and duration of occurrence.

Privacy Statement

The Privacy Policy intends to help customers; prospects and business professionals understand TEC’s collection and use of personally identifiable information.

TEC collects and retains personal information only when voluntarily provided in like manner. The company collects email addresses and personal information from the TEC website as a means for us to contact you. By voluntarily providing personal information, you consent to TEC’s collection and use for following up. At any time, requests to unsubscribe are honored.

TEC collects personal information including first and last names, e-mail addresses, office telephone numbers and work-related cell phone numbers. When purchases are made, the website collects and validates credit card numbers and billing addresses through a secure gateway.

Additionally, website collection methods include and are not limited to the download forms for white papers, materials, webinar registrations, price quotes, support requests and RSVPs to events.

The company uses your personal information to respond to subscribe you to our blog; sign up for email marketing; improve content, and develop new services. In like manner, TEC retains information securely to comply and exceed federal and state laws, regulations and policies, resolve disputes, and fulfill requests.

Privacy Information Use

TEC does not provide personal information to third parties. Nevertheless, TEC uses this information for marketing intelligence. TEC does not share, sell, or trade personal information with third parties. The company uses this information to send material about TEC products, services and solutions. TEC retains personal information for as long as needed.

TEC discloses personal information in response to legal requests and comply with legal processes. When necessary, the company uses personal information to protect and defend physical and intellectual property; personal safety, and national security.

TEC provides non-personal, summary and group statistics about our customers, sales, website and social media traffic at times to third party vendors. This information and statistics withholds personal information. When updates to the Privacy Policy are made, TEC posts announcements on our website.

Cookies and Browser Technologies

TEC automatically collects information through the use of website cookies on the website. When visitors interact with our website, TEC sends cookies to their computers. Cookie data does not include personal information. In each case, cookies recognize a visitor’s Web browser, equipment, point of access, and migration through our website.

When interacting with our website, TEC collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser information and operating systems to track and monitor regions, domains and social media platforms that funnel traffic to our website.

Our website cookies tailor content to your access point and equipment profile. TEC observes visitor activities and interaction with our website and content. TEC does not associate this information to one’s personal information. The website uses information to diagnose website technical issues, generate lead opportunities, track website traffic patterns, and identify trends.

Furthermore, this cookie information remains anonymous and not personally identifiable unless you complete a TEC website form. All TEC cookies function as session-based so they disappear upon closing a browser or turning off a computer. TEC does not use cookies to read other information on your computer’s hard drive.

Social Media Platforms and Web Backlinks

TEC develops content for social media distribution. The company optimizes its website for the easy and reliable sharing of content through social media and video server channels. TEC also offers a publicly accessible blog. The company website includes technologies for sharing content primarily with the social media platforms Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, and Vimeo others.

When TEC content is shared from our website, blog, and video channels via social media, TEC captures the IP address of the page. When users share content through a social media platform, the privacy policy of the respective social media company governs the materials’ use and distribution.

In like manner, the TEC website contains backlinks to sites on the worldwide web that TEC neither owns nor controls. The TEC privacy policy does not extend to the privacy practices and content of these sites. Our Privacy Policy applies only to content within the TEC website, blog and video channels, cookies deployed by TEC administrators, and personal information collected by TEC website forms.

Blogs, Forums and Wikis

TEC publishes publicly accessible blogs, technical forums, and wikis. The company reviews customers, prospect and interested parties’ posts and comments to our blog, video channels, social media sites, and wikis prior to making public. When information is added to the site, spiders and Internet scrapers outside of TEC’s control collect and share the data.

In the same fashion on our web, wikis and social media sites, the company moderates all comments and discussions. TEC does not use information posted to an online forum beyond its intended purpose. Comments posted by individuals to online forums, blogs, and wikis do not reflect and should not be considered the opinion of TEC.

The company does not maintain direct relationships with individuals who submit personal information to our website. To edit or delete information appearing on the TEC website, blog, or social media sites, send TEC a request for its removal or modification. For requests to remove your personal or company information from our website, blog, forum, and wikis, contact

Privacy Policy Changes

TEC updates its Privacy Policy on a as needed basis. The company reserves the right to modify this statement at any time. To access the most current version at any time, go to In effect, the company’s policy at the time governs all personal information collected. The use of TEC materials following a Privacy Policy update represents your agreement with the change.

Changing Personal Information and Opt-Out

Personal Information from our records can be updated and removed. To request to opt-out of TEC marketing communication from our systems, send a request. In addition, TEC deletes personal information upon request. To change your personal and company information, send an email to

Contact Us for questions regarding the TEC Privacy Policy, send an email to or call (510) 409-4845.