Privacy policy

Last Updated:  February 15, 2024.

This privacy policy discloses how we collect and use Personal Information we receive from our clients and users (referred to as "you") by using the Goodhue, Coleman & Owens, P.C. ("GCO") web site and any subsites (together referred to as "Website").

Personal Information.  Goodhue, Coleman & Owens, P.C. provides this notice to explain its practices regarding collection and use of personal information through the Website.  We collect personal information directly from you when you provide it to us such as by completing information through an online form including name and contact information. We collect this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service. We keep this personal information only as long as necessary to provide you with a better service. We will not knowingly disclose, sell, or rent any of your identifiable personal information to any third party, unless approved by you, or required by law. We may offer you access to certain information by email, and may distribute your email address and name to external service providers who assist us with your consent. We may share non-personal, anonymous, summary or aggregate user data with certain affiliates and other third parties.

If you have given us your consent or if otherwise legally permitted, we may send marketing and information e-mails from time to time, which may include a newsletter.  Our marketing e-mails relate to our services offerings, news, events, and announcements.  Our emails may contain "beacons" which are small images that inform us about recipient's receptiveness to our emails.  Our third-party email service providers may also provide us with anonymized and aggregated demographic information about the recipients of our email.  You can unsubscribe from our marketing emails at any time by following the instructions included in the emails.

By providing any personal information to us on this web-site, however, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to 12951 University Ave., Suite 201, Clive, Iowa 50325 USA or email us at [email protected].

You have the right to ask us to delete personal information about you where:

  • You consider that we no longer require the information for the purposes for which it was obtained;
  • We are using that information with your consent and you have withdrawn your consent;
  • You have validly objected to our use of your personal information;
  • Our use of your personal information is contrary to law or our other legal obligations.

You have the right at any time to require us to stop using your personal information for direct marketing purposes. In addition, where we use your personal information to perform tasks carried out in the public interest then, if you ask us to, we will stop using that personal information unless there are overriding legitimate grounds to continue.

In some cases, you may ask us to restrict how we use your personal information.  This right might apply, for example, where we are checking the accuracy of personal information about you that we hold or assessing the validity of any objection you have made to our use of your information.  The right might also apply where this is no longer a basis for using your personal information but you don't want us to delete the data.  Where this right to validly exercised, we may only use the relevant personal information with your consent, for legal claims or where there are other public interest grounds to do so.

If we use your personal information on an automated basis to make decisions which significantly affect you, you have the right to ask that the decision be reviewed by an individual to whom you may make representations and contest the decision.  This right only applies where we use your information with your consent or as part of a contractual relationship with you.

Where we use your personal information with your consent you may withdraw that consent at any time and we will stop using your personal information for the purpose(s) for which consent was given.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to as soon as possible at the above address or email us at [email protected]. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Security. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure and protecting your personal information against unauthorized disclosure, however, we cannot guarantee that your personal information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this policy. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Cookies. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. This data may include your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and settings, the date and time of your requests and how you used our Website.  Our Website may use Google Analytics or comparable technologies to provide such information. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to Other Sites.  This website contains links to other sites. When you enter these other sites using links from this website, you are entering sites for which we have no responsibility. We do not control these other sites and cannot guarantee their practices regarding data privacy and security. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of those sites, which may differ from the policy of this web site.

Third Party Services.  Certain services use third parties.  For example, Artificial Intelligence (AI) services are provided through OpenAI.  Any submission of data for use by third parties are subject to addition Terms and Policies.  

Children.  The Website is not directed to children under 14.  If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, please contact us immediately and we will delete such information within a reasonable time.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email.  If you have any questions or other inquiries regarding our Website, our services or this Privacy Policy, please free to contact us at any time:

Goodhue, Coleman & Owens, P.C.
7300 Weston Parkway Box 13
West Des Moines, IA 50266 USA

email:¬† [email protected]
phone:  515.218.7888

Changes to this Privacy Policy. We may modify, alter, or update this Privacy Policy at any time, so we encourage you to review this policy regularly. We will not provide individual notice to you of changes to this Privacy Policy, but the date of the most recent revision will be stated in the policy.

Last updated: February 15, 2024.