What Information Do We Gather?
When you visit our Website and Portal (“Site”), we collect only the information and personal data you have agreed to provide to us that is necessary to identify your needs and to provide you with better service. Through your use of the Site or registration as a new user, we may request personal data including, but not limited to:
- Name, company, and title
- Contact information including email address and cell phone number
- Demographic information including postal code
- Internet Protocol (“IP”) Address and other persistent identifiers
- If you become a registered user or if you conduct transactions through this Site, we will collect information about the transactions you engage in while on the Site and other potential activities on the Site. This information may include, without limitation, areas of the Site that you visit, transaction type, content that you view, download or submit, transaction amount, payment, and billing information as well as the nature, quantity and price of the goods or services you exchange and the individuals or entities with whom you communicate or transact business.
Some of this personal data, including name, company and contact information, will only be collected if you voluntarily provide it during the user registration process. We may also track information such as the domain name and the name of the web page from which you entered our Site, and how much time you spend on each of our pages. We collect information that is combined with other web visitors' information, such as how many times visitors click on each web page and the methods by which our Site was found.
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What Do We Do With the Personal Information We Collect?
You will be asked to provide personal data in certain fields on this Site that allow you to be able to use our Site, offerings, products, and services (collectively, the “Services”). The personal data we collect is used only for the purpose we state at the time of collection or for purposes contained below. For example, our uses may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- To process transactions. Signal Advisors uses personal data such as name, physical address, telephone number, email address, and company/institution to engage in interactions with you, including contacting you about your transactions with the Site.
- To process payments. We use financial/credit card and payment information to process your requests and may need to share some of this information with delivery services, credit card clearing houses, and other third parties to complete the transaction.
- To provide support or other offerings or services. Signal Advisors may use your personal data to provide you with support or other offerings or services that you have requested. Signal Advisors may also use your personal information to respond directly to your requests for information.
- To provide information based on your needs and respond to your requests. Signal Advisors may use your personal data to provide you with notices of new product releases and service developments.
- To select content, improve quality, and facilitate use of the websites and Services. Signal Advisors may use your personal data, including the information gathered as a result of site navigation and electronic protocols and cookies (including third-party cookies), to help create and personalize website content, improve website quality, track marketing campaign responsiveness, evaluate page response rates, conduct usability testing, and facilitate your use of the websites (for example, to facilitate navigation and the login process, avoid duplicate data entry, enhance security, and preserve order information between sessions).
- To serve personalized advertising to you. We don't share your personal data with advertisers without your consent. We allow advertisers to choose the characteristics of users who will see their advertisements, and we may use any of the non-personally-identifiable data attributes we have collected to select the appropriate audience for those advertisements. When you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, there is a possibility that the advertiser may place a cookie in your browser and that your attributes meet the criteria the advertiser selected.
- To assess usage of products, offerings, and services. We may track your usage of our products, offerings, and services to determine your level of usage, and those usage statistics may be made available to our content licensors and your company/institution.
- To update you on relevant Signal Advisors benefits, programs, and opportunities. We may communicate with you regarding relevant Signal Advisors benefits, programs, and opportunities available to you.
- To engage with third parties. We may share your personal data with third parties in connection with services that these individuals or entities perform for or with us. These third parties are restricted from using this data in any way other than to provide services for us or for the collaboration in which they and Signal Advisors are contractually engaged (for example, hosting a Signal Advisors database or engaging in data processing on our behalf, or mailing you information that you requested). We carefully select these third parties, and they are obligated to keep your data secure. From time to time, we may also share your information with third parties whom we think might provide content, products, or services of interest to you.
- To get feedback or input from you. In order to deliver products, offerings, and services of most interest to our customers, from time to time, we may ask members, customers, volunteers, and website visitors to provide us input and feedback (for example through surveys, usability studies, focus groups).
- To protect Signal Advisors information assets as well as your own personal data. Our policies protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Signal Advisors information assets by following a risk management approach based on policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to meet security objectives while supporting business and operational goals.
- To assist in Business Transfers. As we continue to develop our business, we may buy, merge, or partner with other companies. In such transactions, (including in contemplation of such transactions) user information may be among the transferred assets. If a portion or all of Signal Advisors’ assets are sold or transferred to a third-party, customer personal data (including your email address) would likely be one of the transferred business assets. If such transfer is subject to additional mandatory restrictions under applicable laws, we will comply with such restrictions.
To the extent that we collect certain demographic information about you, we may use this information in our market research, but we will do so only after we “anonymize” or “pseudonymize” the data, i.e., remove information that would confirm your identity. By using or accessing the Site or the Services, you consent to being contacted by us for any business, marketing, commercial, and/or administrative purpose via telephone, mail, email, text, social media, or any other communication method. This consent shall continue until it notice that the consent is terminated, which you may do at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, providing details of your request.
This Site does not collect personal data when you browse the Site and request pages from our servers unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide such information to us. This means that we will not know your name, your email address, or any other personal data just because you browse the Site unless you:
- access the Site from a link in an email that we have sent to you;
- have created a profile and you either log-in to your account or choose to be remembered via your cookie or your web-enabled mobile device.
In these cases we will know who you are based on the information you previously supplied to us. When you request a page from our Site, our servers log the information provided in the HTTP request header including the IP number, the time of the request, the URL of your request and other information that is provided in the HTTP header. We collect the HTTP request header information in order to make our Site functions correctly and provides you with the functionality that you expect to see. We also use this information to personalize content presented to you, better understand how visitors use our Site and how we can better tune it, its contents, and functionality to meet your needs. We only use your personally identifiable information for those activities listed at the time you submit your information to us. For example, if you provide us with an email to inform you of special events, then that is what we will use your email address to do. If we would like to use your personally identifiable information for an unrelated activity, we will first request your consent to do so.
Who Can Use the Information We Collect and How?
We may provide your personal data to third parties, or third parties may collect personal data from you on our behalf if we have contracted with that third party to provide some part of the information or service that you have requested. Other than those who act on our behalf and except as explained in this Policy or any other agreement or policy, personal data you provide at this Site will not be transferred to unrelated third parties, unless we have a legal or contractual basis to do so. However, please note that personal data provided to this Site is subject to disclosure pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants or orders. We will only provide this information after approximately two weeks following receipt of a valid subpoena or other legal process in a civil case.
How Do We Protect the Personal Information We Collect?
Security of Personal Data
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal data. Depending on the circumstances, we may hold your information in hard copy and/or electronic form. For each medium, we use technologies and procedures to protect personal data. We review our strategies and update as necessary to meet our business needs, changes in technology, and regulatory requirements. We take our security obligations seriously and so should you. While we are responsible for maintaining the security of this Site, you must also access and use this Site in a manner that is responsible and secure. We adhere to internationally recognized security standards. In addition, we have implemented a series of policies, procedures, and training to address data protection, confidentiality, and security, and we update and review the appropriateness of these measures on a regular basis.
Storage and Transfer of Personal Data
We also collaborate with third parties such as cloud hosting services and suppliers located around the world to serve the needs of our business, workforce, clients, and customers. In some cases, we may need to disclose or transfer your personal data within Signal Advisors or to third parties in areas outside of your home country. When we do so, we take steps to ensure that personal data is processed, secured, and transferred according to applicable law.
If you would like to know more about our data transfer practices, please email email@example.com.
Retention of Personal Data
We retain personal data for as long as necessary to provide the services and fulfill the transactions you have requested, or for other business purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes, and enforcing our agreements. We are required by law to keep some types of information for certain periods of time . If your personal data is no longer necessary for the legal or business purposes for which it is processed, we will generally destroy or anonymize that information.
What Are Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Data?
We respect your right to access and control your personal data. You have choices about the data we collect. When you are asked to provide personal data that is not necessary for the purposes of providing you with our Services, you may decline. However, if you choose not to provide data that is necessary to provide an Offering, you may not have access to certain features, Sites , or Services.
Access to personal data: In some jurisdictions, you have the right to request access to your personal data. In these cases, we will comply, subject to any relevant legal requirements and exemptions, including identity verification procedures. Before providing data to you, we will ask for proof of identity and sufficient information about your interaction with us so that we can locate any relevant data. We may also charge you a fee for providing you with a copy of your data (except where this is not permissible under local law).
Correction and deletion: In some jurisdictions, you have the right to correct or amend your personal data if it is inaccurate or requires updating. You may also have the right to request deletion of your personal data. Please note that such a request could be refused because your personal data is required to provide you with the Services you requested , or that it is required by the applicable law.
Portability: If you reside within the European Union, you have the right to ask for a copy of your personal data and/or ask for it to be ported to another provider of your choice. Please note that such a request could be limited to the only personal data you provided us with or that we hold at that given time and subject to any relevant legal requirements and exemptions, including identity verification procedures.
Marketing preferences: If you have provided us with your contact information, we may, subject to any applicable Spam Act or similar regulation, contact you via email, postal mail or telephone about our products, services and events that may be of interest to you, including newsletters.
E-mail communications you receive from us will generally provide an unsubscribe link allowing you to opt-out of receiving future email or to change your contact preferences. E-mail communications may also include a link to directly update and manage your marketing preferences. Please remember that even if you opt out of receiving marketing emails, we may still send you important Service information related to your accounts.
How Do You Opt-out of Personal Information Sharing with Our Business Partners?
For more information about how targeted Network Advertising works, please visit: http://www.youradchoices.com/ or http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online- advertising.
You may opt-out of third party targeted advertising or analytics in two ways: 1) By directly notifying a Network Advertising service provider via its opt-out tools (Please see above), or 2) using your browser’s Do Not Track (DNT) settings to indicate that you do not wish to receive targeted advertising based on your overall internet usage. For more information about DNT and how it works, please visit the Future of Privacy Forum’s website: http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.
We will make a good faith reasonable effort to honor your DNT browser settings for opting out of receiving targeted third party advertising based on your overall Internet usage. Please note that various browsers frequently update technology or change their settings and business practices without advance notice, and we may not have the latest information on how to honor your preferences. If you exercise either opt-out option – the cookie opt-out or the browser opt-out – you will continue to receive advertising, but such advertising may not relate to your specific interests, previous purchases, or search history.
However, you cannot opt-out of our contextual analytics and advertising, which is based on your usage of only our Services. We will continue to serve you contextual advertising. We will also continue to monitor your usage and search or transaction history to provide us with analytics on how well our Services, features, and activities are functioning and used. We will also share this information in an aggregated or anonymized form (meaning that no one individual person can be identified) within Signal Advisors.
You can also opt out of our marketing emails at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending us a post card to “OPT OUT”, Signal Advisors, 1555 Broadway St., Detroit, MI 48226.
How Do You Correct and Update Your Personal Data?
We aim to keep all personal data that we hold accurate, complete and up-to-date. While we will use our best efforts to do so, we encourage you to tell us if you change your contact details. If you believe that the information we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete or out-of-date, please contact email@example.com. You can change or correct your personal data at any time. Just send an email with your old information and your corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Correction" in the subject line.
We understand the importance of protecting the privacy of all individuals, especially the very young. Our services are intended for United States audiences over the age of 18. Our Site and its Services are not directed to children, and you may not use our Services if you are under the age of 13. You must also be old enough to consent to the processing of your personal data in your country (in some countries we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf). You must be at least 16 years of age to use any Site forums. Subscribing to our Services is restricted to adults who are either 18 years of age or older or as otherwise legally defined by the country of your residency.
What Happens When You Link to a Third-Party Web Site?
Your California Privacy Rights – California Residents
This California Privacy Notice (“Notice” or “Privacy Notice”) applies to “Consumers” as defined by CCPA as a supplement to other privacy policies or notices that we may issue. In the event of a conflict between any of our other policies, statements, or notices and this Notice, this Notice will prevail with regard to California Consumers and their rights under the CCPA.
Information We Collect and How We Use and Share It
We collect personal data that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device (“personal data”).
The following is a description of our data collection practices, including the personal data we may collect, the source of that information, the purposes for which we collect information (in addition to as otherwise set forth herein), and whether we disclose that information to external parties. We may use any and all of the information for any purposes described in this Privacy Notice.
- We collect your name, address, date of birth, Social Security Number, Policy Numbers, Bank Account Numbers, phone number, and email address when you create an account with us or it is provided to us through financial and transactional records. We use this information to provide our Services, respond to your requests.
- We may collect the name of beneficiaries and the annuitant owner in order to provide the Services.
- We collect a unique numerical identifier, assigned to you by a first-party cookie, automatically when you use our Services in order to identify you, provide our services, prevent fraud, and provide you with targeted information and offers.
- We collect your IP address automatically when you use our Services. We use this information to identify you, gauge online activity on our mobile application, and measure the effectiveness of online services, applications, and tools.
- We collect your Device ID automatically when you use our Services. We use this information to monitor your use and the effectiveness of our Services, and to identify you.
PERSONAL DATA PROTECTED AGAINST SECURITY BREACHES (CAL. CIV. CODE § 1798.80(E))
- We collect your name, phone number when you create an account with us or provided to us. We use this information to provide our Services, respond to your requests.
- We may collect your Social Security Number to provide you with the Service.
- We may collect banking information in order to provide the Services.
- We collect life or health insurance or other financial services information directly from you or from records provided to us. We use this information to provide you with the Service.
PROTECTED CLASSIFIED INFORMATION
- We collect information about your age and date of birth when you create an account with us or when your information is provided to us. We use this information to provide you with the Service and to better calibrate our assessment tool.
- When you engage with us, we create records of your interactions with us and the Services provided. We use this information to measure the effectiveness of our Services and use this information to better calibrate our assessment tool.
INTERNET OR OTHER SIMILAR NETWORK ACTIVITY
- We collect information about your browsing history, search history, and information regarding your interaction with our Site.
- As described above, we collect your IP address automatically when you use our Site. We can determine your general location based on the IP address.
- If you contact us via phone, we may record the call. We will notify you if a call is being recorded at the beginning of the call. We do not collect your image or any thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
PROFESSIONAL OR EMPLOYMENT RELATED INFORMATION
- We collect business information, including your name, company, and job title, and business contact details from you when send us a request through our Site. We use this information to reach out to you.
- We do not collect any information about the institutions you have attended.
- We do not collect information about your physiological, biological, or behavioral characteristics.
INFERENCES DRAWN FROM OTHER PERSONAL DATA
- We analyze your personal data to create a potential Services profile. We use this information to offer our Services. We provide this information to Service providers within your zip code or within a local radius.
When we disclose personal data for a business purpose, we enter into an agreement that describes the purpose of the agreement and requires the recipient of the personal data both to keep it confidential and to not use it for any purpose except to perform the contract. The CCPA prohibits third parties who purchase the personal data we hold for you from reselling it unless you have received explicit notice and an opportunity to opt-out of further sales.
Either we or our Service Providers also may use your information for the following Business Purposes (as defined in the CCPA) on a day-to-day basis:
- Auditing related to a current interaction with the consumer and concurrent transactions, including, but not limited to, counting ad impressions to unique visitors, verifying positioning and quality of ad impressions, and auditing compliance with this specification and other standards.
- Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity.
- Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
- Short-term, transient use, provided that the personal data is not disclosed to another third party and is not used to build a profile about a consumer or otherwise alter an individual consumer’s experience outside the current interaction, including, but not limited to, the contextual customization of ads shown as part of the same interaction.
- Performing services on behalf of the business or service provider, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling orders and transactions, verifying customer information, processing payments, providing financing, providing advertising or marketing services, providing analytic services, or providing similar services on behalf of the business or service provider.
- Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration.
- Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of a service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by the business, and to improve, upgrade, or enhance the service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by the business.
Does Signal Advisors “Sell” Your Personal Information?
We may sell or receive remuneration for your personal information as currently defined under the CCPA, meaning that we may rent, disclose, release, transfer, make available or otherwise communicate your personal information to a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration. Under the CCPA, you have the right to opt out of the sale of your personal information by clicking the following link email@example.com and putting in the email your name, contact information, and the statement "Do not sell my personal information".
How to Exercise Your Rights Under the CCPA
Under the CCPA you have the right to find out about the personal information that we have collected and how that information has been used or disclosed. You also have the right to request that we delete your personal information. If you wish to exercise any of the rights listed below, or if you would like additional information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Right to Access and Know About Personal Information Collected, Disclosed, or Sold
You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you:
- The categories of personal information we collected about you.
- The categories of sources for the personal information we collected about you.
- Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling that personal information.
- The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information.
- The specific pieces of personal information we collected about you (also called a data portability request).
- If we disclosed your personal information for a business purpose, identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient obtained.
For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your personal information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
The Right to Request Deletion of Your Personal Information
Subject to certain exceptions, you have the right to request that we delete any of all of your personal information that we collected from you and retained over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies. You may request that only a portion of your information be deleted.
We may deny all or part of your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:
- Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated based on our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our agreement with you
- Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities
- Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality
- Exercise free speech or ensure the right of another consumer to exercise their right of free speech or other right provided for by law
- Comply with law or a legal obligation
- Otherwise use your personal information internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provide the information.
The Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Your Personal Information
“DO NOT SELL MY INFORMATION”
The CCPA provides you with the right to opt out and stop businesses from selling your personal information. This right applies to all California consumers ages 16 or older and may be exercised at any time.
If you are 16 years of age or older, you have the right to direct us to not sell your personal information at any time (the "right to opt-out"). Our websites and products are not intended for minors. We do not sell the personal information of consumers we actually know are less than 16 years of age, unless we receive affirmative authorization (the "right to opt-in") from either the consumer who is at least 13 but not yet 16 years of age, or the parent or guardian of a consumer less than 13 years of age. Consumers who opt-in to personal information sales may opt-out of future sales at any time.
How to exercise this right:
- By contacting Signal Advisors at the toll free number: 1-866-7-SIGNAL, providing details of your request; or
- By sending an email to email@example.com, providing details of your request
Some browsers have signals that may be characterized as do not track signals, but we do not understand them to operate in that manner or to represent a “do not sell” request by you; accordingly, currently we do not view these signals as a do not sell request. We understand that various parties are developing do not sell signals and we may recognize certain such signals if we conclude such a program is appropriate.
We do not knowingly sell the personal information of Consumers. All consumers, regardless of age, may opt out of our promotional emails by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link on each of our brand emails.
The Right to Non-Discrimination
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights, and will not engage in the following behaviors:
- Denying you goods or services
- Charging you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties
- Providing you a different level or quality of goods or services
- Suggesting that you may receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services
When you exercise these rights and submit a request to us, we will verify your identity by asking for information about your relationship with Signal Advisors, such as email address on file.
We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time, we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.
Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request's receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable.
You may authorize a natural person or a business entity registered with the California Secretary of State to act on your behalf to make a request to know or to delete your personal information.
To do so, you must (i) verify your identity to Signal Advisors and provide that authorized agent written permission to make such a request or (ii) provide the authorized agent with power of attorney pursuant to the California Probate Code sections 4000 to 4465.
The authorized agent must include those authorizations in the verifiable consumer request.
Children 16 and Under
We do not knowingly collect, solicit, or share personal information from children under the age of 16. If we have knowledge that a child under 16 has submitted personal information in violation of this Policy, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe we may have obtained information in violation of this Policy, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 866-7-SIGNAL, providing details of your conern.
Questions About The CCPA?
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us via email at email@example.com, providing details of your questions or concerns.
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Notice at our discretion and at any time. When we make changes to this privacy notice, we will post the updated notice on the Website and update the notice’s effective date. Your continued use of our website following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes. If we are required by applicable data protection laws to obtain your consent to any material changes before they come into effect, then we will do so in accordance with law.
California Shine the Light Law
If you are a California resident and have an established business relationship with us and want to receive information about how to exercise your third party disclosure choices, you must send a request to the following address with a preference on how our response to your request should be sent (email or postal mail). You may contact us in two ways. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, providing details of your request.
Alternatively, you may contact us at:
1555 Broadway St.
Detroit, MI 48226
Attn: Your California Privacy Rights
c/o Privacy Administrator
For requests sent via email, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the subject field of your email. All requests sent via postal mail must be labeled “Your California Privacy Rights” on the envelope or post card and clearly stated on the actual request. For all requests, please include your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. (Your street address is optional if you wish to receive a response to your request via email. Please include your zip code for our own recordkeeping.) We will not accept requests via the telephone or by facsimile. We are not responsible for responding to notices that are not labeled or not sent properly, or do not have complete information.
If you are a California resident under the age of 18, and a registered user of any site where this policy is posted, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you request and obtain removal of content or information you have publicly posted. To make such a request, please send an email with a detailed description of the specific content or information to email@example.com. Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.
Law, Jurisdiction, and Venue.
If You Have Questions
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, providing details of your request.
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