Who we are

Our website address is: https://osterfinancialservices.com/

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When accessing the site, we may collect the following types of Personal Data: originating Internet Protocol (IP) address, proxy IP address, URL accessed, complete HTTP header, HTTP request body, and cookies. You have the right to be forgotten and can submit a request for your data to us at: jeff@osterfinancialservices.com. For more information, please read the service provider – Defiant’s Data Processing Agreement.


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 upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We use information submitted via a contact form for customer service purposes only. The information is not stored onsite. We do not share this information with any third parties, or use it for anything other than fulfilling your contact request.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.


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.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

External or Third Party websites

To the extent hyperlinks are utilized to access external or third party sites, you should be aware that these external or third party sites are not controlled by Oster Financial Services and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. Oster Financial Services suggests that you check the privacy policies of these sites to determine whether your personal information will be utilized by the proprietors of those third party sites.


We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about your use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit, how long users stay on the page, which browser and device they are using, and how they may have arrived at this site. We use this data to improve this site. Google Analytics does not capture your name, but rather the IP address associated with your visit. You may review Google’s Privacy policy here, the cookies used by Google Analytics at this link, and may opt out of Google Analytics entirely here. Google Analytics data is not retained beyond 26 months.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your personal data with anyone.

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.

Google Analytics data is retained for a maximum of 26 months.

Contact form data may be retained up to one week from submission.

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.

To request this data, please contact us at jeff@osterfinancialservices.com

Where we send your data

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

Your contact information

Should you have any concerns, or wish to get in touch with us regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at: jeff@osterfinancialservices.com

Additional information

How we protect your data

Any data transmitted over this site is done so via an encrypted connection. We take further security precautions by using advanced security measures such as firewalls and regular scanning for irregularities, and detailed staff training.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We are notified of any potential or real data breaches via several monitoring services. Should any data breach occur, registered users of the site will be notified within 72 hours.

Last Updated: 1/7/2022