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A. THE TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
When you visit and browse our website, we collect personal information about you in the following ways:
In order to obtain access to certain services provided via this website and request certain information regarding Situs directly from the company via this website, you may be required to provide personal information such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number and investor status. You can choose not to provide this information, but then you might not be able to gain access to such information and services.
We also collect information about you through technology. For example, when you visit this website, we may collect your IP address. (An IP address is often associated with the portal through which you enter the Internet, like your ISP (Internet Service Provider), your company, or your university.) At times, we use IP addresses to collect information regarding the frequency with which visitors browse various parts of our site and combine this information with other information about you.
Our website also uses other technical methods to track visitor usage, including web beacons. (“Web beacons” are small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of a website.) We use these technical methods to analyze the traffic patterns on our website, such as the frequency with which our users visit various parts of our website. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. We also use these technical methods in HTML e-mails that we may send visitors to our website to determine whether such visitors have opened those e-mails and/or clicked on links in those e-mails.
B. HOW PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU IS USED
We use the personal information we obtain about you in the following ways:
We may also use your personal information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection and obtain your consent to the extent required by applicable law. We may combine information we obtain about you (such as offline through our services or from third parties) for the purposes described above.
C. WAYS WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you engage in certain activities on our website that are sponsored by third parties, such as electing to receive information or communications from a third party. When you participate in such, you will either be required or requested to agree that the sponsor or business associate may use your personal information (including, in some cases, your e-mail address) in accordance with the sponsor or business associate’s privacy practices.
D. THE SECURITY MEASURES WE TAKE TO SAFEGUARD YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The security and confidentiality of your personal information is important to us. We maintain technical, administrative, and physical security measures to protect personal information from accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or misuse. From time to time, we review our security procedures in order to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware though that, despite these efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.
F. HOW LONG WE RETAIN PERSONAL INFORMATION
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we retain your personal information for the duration of our relationship, plus a reasonable period in order to be able to run regular deletion routines or to take into account the applicable statute of limitation period or to comply with mandatory applicable law. If you have created an account with us, we will delete your account information once your account becomes inactive (i.e., when there has been no user log-in to the account in over 1 year.
G. YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES
We will provide you an opportunity to update your contact information and/or modify your communication choices by sending you an e-mail or other communication that invites your response, or by providing a means to update that information via our website. You also may unsubscribe from our e-mail marketing communications by clicking on unsubscribe links in those e-mails.To the extent provided by the law of your jurisdiction, you may request access to the personal information we maintain about you or request that we correct, update, amend, or delete your information, or restrict the processing of such information by contacting us as indicated below.
Subject to applicable law, you also have the right to receive, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, the personal information that you have provided to us about you, with your consent or based on a contract to which you are party. You have the right to have this information transmitted to another company, where it is technically feasible.
Where provided by law, you may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us or object at any time on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal information, and we will apply your preferences going forward.
G. DATA TRANSFERS
Situs is headquartered in the United States of America. We may share personal information we obtain about you with our affiliates and suppliers in the United States. We have taken steps aimed at protecting the personal data we share, including by selecting service providers that are certified to the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks, or executing data transfer agreements based on the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses.
H. OTHER ONLINE SERVICES AND THIRD-PARTY FEATURES
We may provide links on our website to third parties. In addition, third parties may also provide links to our website. These companies may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any non-Situs websites, apps or services (whether or not such site is linked on or to our website). These links are provided to you for convenience purposes only, and you access them at your own risk.
The providers of third-party apps, tools, widgets and plug-ins on our website, such as Facebook and Twitter buttons, also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. This information is collected directly by the providers of the features and is subject to the privacy policies or notices of these providers. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we are not responsible for these providers’ information practices.
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