General Data Protection Notice
InvestingChannel, Inc. is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We want to tell you how we use and protect your personal information. This includes informing you of your rights regarding your personal information that we hold.
This General Data Protection Notice sets out how we may use, process and store your personal information. We may get that information from you or our partners, through contracts or other legal arrangements you have with us or our partners on behalf of us, in order to deliver contractual/legal obligations. In other cases, we will get that information from you with your permission and consent, or we may receive your personal information from third parties who you have given consent to pass this information on to us.
The Laws and Regulations
The law that governs personal data in the EU:
REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (“GDPR”).
More information on GDPR: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32016R0679
Information we collect from you
When you take an action on the website
When you sign up for an account, newsletters or direct marketing emails, we may collect your name, email address, zip code, country, language preference, IP address, or other information such as your phone number or postal address.
Other information you voluntarily submit in a form on the site or that you share when you contact us.
When you visit the website
- Technical information about your use of the website, browser type and version, device, and operating system.
- Your IP Address to determine your location
- URL information of the webpage you are visiting.
Why do we collect information from you
We may collect and process your information for the following purposes:
- To provide goods or services to you under contract
- To provide information to you about our products and services if you have consented to receive it
- To send you newsletter emails or direct marketing emails, if you have opted in
- Data relating to whether you open our emails, click our email links for reporting purposes
- Your geolocation based on your IP address in order to show you interest-based content in your area
How do we share this information
- To enable our advertising partners to deliver personalized messages that match your interests, including interest-based advertisements
- When you sign up for the InvestingChannel Newsletter or Direct Marketing Emails, we may share your information with the following partners:
|Email address, IP information||To show you sponsored offers||Legitimate interests||http://www.opt-intelligence.com/privacy-policy/|
|hashed User Identifiers, IP information||To show you interest based ads||Legitimate Interests||https://liveintent.com/services-privacy-policy/|
|hashed Email address, IP information||To show you recommended content||Legitimate interests||https://powerinbox.com/privacy-policy/|
|Name, Email address, IP information, page URL||To send you informational and marketing emails that you sign up for||Consent||https://www.postup.com/privacy-policy/|
- Wherever we use Legitimate Interests as a legal basis, we do not serve targeted ads to our users. We only serve contextual ads based on the content of the newsletter.
- Other Third Parties: We may transfer your personal information, with your consent, to a third party as listed in the Consent Management Portal. We will continue to ensure the confidentiality of any personal information and give you notice before personal information is transferred. If there are material changes in relation to the processing of your personal information, we will give you an opportunity to consent to such changes.
If you do not wish to have your email address and contact information used by us to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ button present in the footer of every email that we send you.
Legal basis of processing this information
- Consent: We will ask for your consent to use your information to show you targeted advertising and profiling, and if you ever share sensitive personal information with us.
- Contractual relationships: If you have signed a contract with us, we’ll need to process your personal information.
- Legal obligations: When strictly necessary, we’ll process your personal information due to a binding legal obligation on us.
- Legitimate interests: So long as our use is fair, balanced, and doesn’t unduly impact your rights, we will collect and process your personal information when we have a legitimate interest that serves our mission, our services, or our activities.
Processing your Sensitive Personal Data: We do not seek to collect or otherwise process your sensitive personal information (i.e. about race or ethnicity, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, etc.) except where:
- the processing is required or permitted by applicable law; or
- we have obtained your prior explicit consent — for example, when you volunteer to complete an opinion survey that includes your voting intentions.
We, as well as other companies, use tracking technologies to collect and store data about your computer or mobile device and your activities on this website. A cookie is a small file that a web site places on your computer to store information. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Cookies contain no personally identifiable data, so the protection of your privacy is ensured. Depending on your settings, your Internet browser will automatically accept Cookies. However, you can change your browser settings at any time by visiting the links below.
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.
If you do not accept the cookies you will still be able to browse our site, but some parts of the site may not work.
For more information on cookies, you can visit https://www.aboutcookies.org.
Google Analytics Cookies
Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Web Beacons and Flash Cookies
Web beacons, which are also known as clear GIFs, Web bugs or pixel tags, are often used in combination with cookies. They are images (often transparent) that are part of Web pages. Web beacons let us collect various site usage information such as count users who have visited which pages on the website or opened an email and for other related website statistics.
A Flash cookie, also known as a local shared object, is a text file that is sent by a Web server to a client when the browser requests content supported by Adobe Flash, a popular browser plug-in. We may use flash cookies to improve the user’s experience.
We do not control these third-party tracking technologies or how they may be used. However, we do give you control to opt into sharing your data we these third-parties through the Consent Management Portal (CMP). We urge you to contact the service provider directly if you have any concern about your personal data residing in their systems.
Data retention policy
We do not keep your personal information for longer than required. We will keep your personal information:
- For as long as required by law
- Until we no longer have a valid reason for keeping it
- Until you request us to stop using it.
How do we manage data on children
In compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), this Site is not directed at children under the age of 13 and we do not intend to collect any personal identifiable information, such as name, home address, e-mail address, telephone number, or social security number, from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with your personal identifiable information.
If you are under the age of 16 (EU & elsewhere), please ask your parent/guardian for their consent before submitting your personal information to this site.
If you have any reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 or 16 has provided us with his or her personal identifiable information, please contact us immediately for removal of that information from our databases.
Data Subject Rights
InvestingChannel recognizes your legal rights to your data. Email us at email@example.com to access the following rights:
- the right to access personal data held about them;
- the right to object to processing (for example, direct marketing);
- the right to data portability;
- the right to complain about processing carried out by the data controller;
- the right to object to automated decision making;
- the right for the personal data being updated; and
- the right to be forgotten.
Please note that there are additional companies listed on these sites than those that drop cookies when you visit our website.
Where do we store our data
We store our data in the US. Wherever we transfer your data outside the US, we do it with the user’s consent. We take sufficient measures to safeguard all personal data that we capture.
Changes to this Notice
We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Notice, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us by sending a letter or email to:
70 W. 36th St, Suite 12B
New York, NY, 10018
You may contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org