Last updated: September 13, 2021
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT
We and third parties working on our behalf may collect personal information that you provide through this Web site, which may include, but is not limited to, when you contact us with an inquiry, request certain services, or submit information to complete a survey or poll. Personal information may include, but is not limited to, name, company, e-mail address, and other contact information.
We require that users under 18 years of age or under the age of majority in their jurisdiction not submit personal information.
We, third parties working on our behalf (e.g., service providers), and third parties with whom we work (e.g., our partners), may place, view, and/or use “cookies,” web server logs, web beacons, and other electronic mechanisms to collect information about your use of this Web site and other web sites. This information may include, but is not limited to, information about the IP address of your computer, browser type, operating system, the state or country from which you accessed this Web site, the web pages visited, the functions used, the date and the time of a visit, and the web sites you visited immediately before and after visiting this Web site. Bloomberg and the parties with whom we work may use the information collected for various reasons, either on behalf of Bloomberg or for the other parties’ own purposes, including research, analysis, to better serve visitors to this Site (such as by enabling log-in, providing access to certain sections of this Site, providing customized content or customized contextual advertisements, or presenting online advertising on this Site or other websites tailored to your interests as described further below), to compile aggregate and anonymous information about usage of this Site and other websites, other statistics, etc. However, if you have deleted and disabled cookies, these uses will not be possible to the extent they are based on cookie information. To opt out of Google Analytics please click here.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, note that portions of this Web site may not function properly if you disable cookies.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We and third parties working on our behalf use the information for carefully considered purposes which also benefit our users and which include the following:
- communicate with you
- provide our services
- respond to your inquiries
- enhance your experience with the Web site
- analyze web site usage, analyze use of this Web site, and compile research and statistical and other information
- provide information about this Web site, its services, and about us or other parties that may be of interest to you
- operate our organization and its services and systems properly
- to monitor to detect security incidents and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and hold those responsible for that activity
You may instruct us at any time not to use your information collected in connection with your request for the purpose of providing you additional information about this Web site, its services, and about us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also note that these processes may take some time to complete, consistent with applicable law. Please note that if you exercise choice in this manner, you will continue to receive communications concerning your account and services you requested, and in response to any requests for information by you.
We may disclose your personal information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary: (a) to comply with any applicable law, rule, or regulation or in response to a subpoena, court order, government request, or other legal process; (b) to produce relevant documents or information in connection with litigation, arbitration, mediation, adjudication, government or internal investigations, or other legal or administrative proceedings; (c) to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of us, any member of us, or others; (d) to monitor compliance with and enforce any terms of service on this Web site; (e) provide services (including in connection with the transfer of any assets or allowing a purchaser or successor of us or this Web site to continue to serve you), and to perform other activities related to such services; (f) to provide you with information about our services and those of third parties that may be of interest to you; or (g) to operate the systems that provide our services properly.
We may share your personal information with third parties who perform services on our behalf and to respond to your request or inquiry. We may also share your information with partners, affiliates, and/or third parties interested in serving you or informing you about their companies or organizations. You may instruct us at any time not to share your personal information with such partners, affiliates, and/or third parties by contacting us at email@example.com.
We are not responsible for the collection, use, and/or disclosure of your information by affiliates and third parties, including, but not limited to, our partners. Such collection, use, and/or disclosure by partners, affiliates, or third parties are governed by their privacy policies.
We or other third parties on our behalf may use or disclose on this Web site or elsewhere the information and contents of the material you submit, post, upload, or otherwise make available on this Web site or otherwise provide to us. You understand and agree that such information and contents of the material will not be treated as confidential by us.
ACCURACY, SECURITY, AND RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Any of the personal information collected by us through this Web site is kept on secure servers. We use security measures appropriate to the relevant service, such as reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard personal information. Personal information is retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, including legitimate business purposes, and/or legal and regulatory requirements.
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES
This Web site may contain links to third-party web sites, including to social networking web sites. We are not responsible for any personal information you may provide while on such web sites. Any information provided on such web sites is governed by the privacy policies of the third-party web sites.
RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION