PRIVACY POLICY - COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY

The Privacy Policy was last updated on 01/30/2012.

Your privacy is very important to us. At Social Market Analytics (SMA), we want to make your experience with us satisfying and safe.

This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we gather, how we use it, with whom we might share it, the means by which we keep it secure, and the choices you have about the information you choose to share with us.

If you have any questions about the privacy practices of SMA or this Privacy Policy, please e-mail Privacy@SocialMarketAnalytics.com.


PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

The types of personal information we collect depend on the product or service you ("You") receive from us. This information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Your Name, phone number, physical and e-mail addresses
  • Your Credit Card number
  • Your Account Information, including, but not limited to, account balances and the like
  • Your Demographic Information, such as your age, income range, investment preferences, etc,
  • Stock and fund information (e.g., stock or fund ticker symbols), if you create a personalized portfolio, as well as financial information relating to the stocks or funds you track.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WHY WE COLLECT IT

SMA may collect certain personal information to provide You with investment information and tools, to perform marketing and research related activities, to supply other administrative services (e.g., setting up new accounts), to respond to inquiries, etc. In addition with your agreement, we may from time to time review your usage of the site to be able to better provide you with information about products or services that we believe may be interest to you.

PERSONAL INFORMATION HOW WE COLLECT IT

The personal information we collect may be captured from a variety of sources. These sources include, but are not limited to:

  • Voluntary submissions (e.g., responses to surveys, requests for information on our products or those of our advertisers/marketing partners)
  • Registrations/Applications to receive products or services.
  • Reviews of site usage patterns

USE AND ACCESS OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH OTHERS

As a general rule, SMA will not make the personal information gathered at SocialMarketAnalytics.com available to anyone outside of SMA and its affiliates -- except as instructed by you or where required to comply with law. Please note, however, that there are several exceptions to this policy. First, if we use service providers, these service providers may have access to your personal information to perform contractually specified services on behalf of SMA or You. Second, if You indicate that You are interested in receiving information about a particular third party's products/services, or You opt to receive certain products or services through SMA, we may provide your personal information to that third party for purposes of fulfilling your request(s). With respect to service provider, SMA contractually requires that all personal information be kept confidential. Additionally, SMA takes reasonable steps to ensure that third parties receiving information about you at your request maintain the confidentially of that information.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

SMA may provide links to one or more other Web sites. We encourage you to read their individual privacy policies before providing any of your personal information to them.

PROTECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

SMA puts reasonable security measures in place to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information. These measures include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided.

USE of COOKIES 

SMA uses Cookies to set users' preferences, gather basic tracking information (such as login and password), date, time of visit and preferences, and monitor the presentation of our site. This information allows us to personalize the user experience and to improve the quality of our site navigation. Cookies do not reveal the identity of the individual user but only identify the computer utilized by that user.

Please note that advertisers on our site may also deploy cookies and other technology to gather users' basic site usage information (such as pages visited or frequency of visits) to measure and improve the effectiveness of their advertising. For more information regarding Advertisers' practices, including how to opt-out of their cookie tracking, please visit the advertisers' privacy policies.

For more information regarding advertising network practices, including how to opt-out of their cookie tracking, please visit the ad network's privacy policy at:

Silicon Press (Introduction to Digital Cookies)
AllAboutCookies.org (Another Digital Cookie Education Resource)
Network Advertising Initiative
Advertising.com
Casale Media
Marchex
Yahoo!

For more information regarding ad serving network practices, including how to opt-out of their cookie tracking, please visit the ad server's privacy policy at:

Zedo
Mediaplex
Atlas
Google

ACCURACY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You are responsible for periodically checking to ensure that your personal information included in site is updated and correct.

HOW TO UPDATE PERSONAL INFORMATION

If You desire to update any personal information, You may do so by accessing SocialMarketAnalytics.com.

WHAT ABOUT CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

SMA does not separately identify, or collect, any information that is specific to children.

IN THE EVENT OF ACQUISITION OR TRANSFER OF ASSETS

If SMA or asset of SMA is acquired, all information will be transferred to the acquirer necessary for them to continue to offer the acquired products or services. You will be given the opportunity at that time to terminate use of said products or services and not have personal information transferred to the acquiring company. Note: if You have instructed SMA to not contact You regarding changes in service, SMA will not notify You of the transfer.

YOUR CONSENT

By using SocialMarketAnalytics.com website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information and any related information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

SMA reserves the right to change this policy at any time by distributing and/or posting a new privacy policy without notice. In general, SMA will announce in our newsletters when this privacy policy changes.  We encourage you to review our privacy policy on a regular basis so that you will be aware of any changes to it.

If you have further questions or suggestions regarding our privacy practices, please e-mail Privacy@SocialMarketAnalytics.com.