Transparent Value, L.L.C. and all its affiliates (hereinafter referred to as "Transparent
Value", "TV", "we" or "us") are committed to maintaining the privacy of every current,
former and prospective client. We recognize that you entrust important personal
information to us, and we wish to assure you that we take seriously our responsibilities
in protecting and safeguarding this information.
that we collect on this website (the "Site").
This Policy may be updated at any time. Please ensure that you regularly read the
latest version of this page.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect information about you when you use this Site or when you apply for
or use other services offered by Transparent Value in the following ways:
We may send cookies to your computer. Cookies are strings of information that are
sent out by a website and saved on your computer. We may use session-specific cookies
and "web bugs" to automatically collect data about website usage when you visit
this Site, including your IP address, click-stream data regarding the portions of
the site that you visit and the information or other services you obtain or input
(including domain name, Internet service provider, protocol, browser type, operating
system, etc.) ("Usage Information"). This information is collected primarily for
purposes of administering the Site, compiling demographic information and monitoring
usage and performance of the Site. If you turn off the cookie function you may not
receive all the information on the website.
If you subscribe to receive periodic communications from us or register to use the
password-protected portions of our site, we will ask you to provide us with certain
information about yourself. This information may include your name, company name,
title, address, country of residence, e-mail address, telephone number, account
number, assets, income and financial situation. We use such information about you
to verify your identity and eligibility to receive certain products or services,
to provide information to you about products and services that we believe may be
of interest to you, to record your interest in products and services that we offer
bugs on such portions of our Site to collect usage information and to facilitate
your movement within the Site (e.g. remembering passwords during a session and recording
the country you may have elected as your country of residence).
We may collect information concerning the attachments you open within newsletters
that are sent to you electronically.
We may also collect personal information about you from applications, forms or questionnaires
you may complete or agreements you enter into with us or in the course of your establishing
or maintaining a customer relationship with us, including information about your
credit history or financial situation, and your transactions with us or others who
provide services to us.
If you decline to provide us with the personal information we require, then we may
not be able to make investment products available to you or to provide other services
SECURITY OF DATA TRANSFERS
Transparent Value maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard
your personal information, including firewalls, individual passwords and encryption
and authentication technology. However, please note that whenever data is transported
over an open network, such as the Internet or e-mail, it may be accessible to anybody.
Transparent Value cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material
transmitted via such open networks. When disclosing any personal information via
an open network, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible
to others, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent.
Your data may be lost during transmission or may be accessed by unauthorized parties.
We do not accept any liability for direct or indirect losses as regards the security
of your data during its transfer via Internet. Please use other means of communication
if you think this is necessary or prudent for security reasons.
PROTECTION, PROCESSING AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA
We use your personal information to enhance the quality of the products or services
we wish to provide to current and future customers or in connection with your investments
with or through us and to maintain contact details for those with whom we deal.
We restrict access to personal information about you to those employees, agents
or other parties who need to know that information to provide products or services
to you or in connection with your investments with or through us.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your personal
information, including firewalls, individual passwords and encryption and authentication
technology. We do not use for purposes other than as set out above, or disclose
to any third party any personal information about our customers or former customers,
except with such customer's consent or as otherwise permitted or required by law.
In cases where we believe that additional products and services may be of interest
to you, we may share your personal information with affiliates of Transparent Value
to the extent permitted by applicable law. We may also disclose this information
to firms that perform services on our behalf to the extent permitted by applicable
law. These service providers are required to treat the information confidentially
and use it only for the purpose for which it is provided. Certain jurisdictions
may have more stringent privacy requirements that will prevent disclosure of your
personal information to any other person or entity, including affiliates. We will
retain your personal information in accordance with applicable data protection laws
for so long as it is needed.
This Site may contain links to other websites that are not operated or monitored
by Transparent Value. These other websites are not subject to this Policy and we
are not responsible for their content or for the policy they apply to the treatment
of personal data. We recommend that you read the policy used by these websites and
check how these websites protect your personal data and whether they are trustworthy.