HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
WHEN WE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
To Third Parties
To Others in Your Own Organization
If you use any of our services through your employer, then we may pass certain information to your employer regarding your use of such services where your employer has a legitimate reason to receive such information, as determined by us in our sole discretion. Similarly, if you are the point contact person in your organization for a service, we may pass your contact details to those in your organization for this purpose.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Information Collected Through Our Services:
If you choose to register for any of our services, including any sweepstakes, contests, games or surveys, the Company will gather information from the registration process. We collect information about your use of our services, such as generic types of data accessed, times and volume of use of the services and traffic data. Traffic data includes logs, details of networks, data and systems accessed, details of the sender and recipients of messages sent over our services, times and location of log on or access, duration of sessions, clickstream and similar usage or system data. Traffic data may sometimes be traceable to or related to not just companies but named individuals. Before you register with Resource Investor, we do not gather any personally identifiable information about you.
Information Collected Through Cookies
In order to personalize and enhance your experience on our Site, we may also collect information through “cookies.” Cookies are small strings of text sent by our Site to your browser and then stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies enable Resource Investor to collect information about how our services are used. Until you have registered with Resource Investor, the cookie will only track general usage patterns and technical information about your computer type and will not be used to identify you individually. After registration, cookies will be used to collect information on an aggregate basis, to track the readership of stories and usage of our products, to analyze traffic patterns on our sites and to provide anonymous reporting of usage. You can turn off the ability to receive cookies by adjusting the browser in your computer. However, you should note that if you do so, it might materially distort the quality of service and data you receive. Therefore, you do so at your own risk.
Information Collected Through Advertising
Where advertising is served on the Site, there may be cookies used to collect technical information and generic usage information. However, third party advertisers will not be able to relate such information to you as an individual without your prior consent. However, please note that by interacting with an advertiser, you are thereby providing consent to data collection by that advertiser.
Information Collected Through Digital Signatures/Certificates
If the product you are using has digital certificates/certificate signatures, then your name and related details may be displayed as part of any certificate issued to you. It will be seen by those to whom your certificate or signature is presented or who rely on your certificate or signature. Your details may also need to be entered into a related status directory of certificates issued.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We provide various security safeguards to protect your information. We use industry-accepted technology to protect your data from disclosure to unauthorized third parties. Our server is also protected by a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to any information we may store. Although these measures are typically effective, use of the Internet and related computer systems are inherently vulnerable to unauthorized access or “hacking.” No guarantee can be given to ensure that information you provide to us will not be accessed by unauthorized persons.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Our Site may offer links to other websites, which may have information policies and practices different from ours. We do not control and are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party sites.
Interception of mail
The Company may intercept some mail and email addressed to individuals at the Company. The reasons we may do this include (i) security of the Company, its staff and others, (ii) detection and prevention of crime, (iii) to identify correct recipients, or (iv) to make sure mail is dealt with during staff absence. In the case of emails, we may reject, delay or remove content from emails which have a nature, content or attachments which, in our sole discretion, may (x) disrupt our systems or pose security issues such as viruses, or (y) be offensive, unwanted or constitute spam. In certain circumstances, this may result in "innocent" emails being affected.