Your Privacy Is Important to IC
In the course of serving you as an individual client or as someone associated with a corporate or institutional client, IC may obtain personal information about you. Obtaining this information is important to our ability to deliver the highest level of service to you, but we also recognize that you expect us to treat this information appropriately.
Information Collection and Use
Additionally, if you are accessing parts of this Site that are password-protected, then (i) once you submit your password, the Site will recognize who you are and collect all information that you submit, including all electronic information (including all transaction information), and (ii) any information collected about you from the Site may be associated with other identifying information that we have about you.
Aggregate Information: In addition to information you provide to us, we may collect information about you through technology. The Site may use technical methods to track and analyze the traffic patterns on, to and from the Site. We may collect the information from use of these technical methods in a form that is personally identifiable. If we use such data at all it will be on an aggregate basis, and we will not disclose to third parties any information that could be used to identify you personally.
Cookies: Cookies are small text files that are stored in your computer’s memory and hard drive when you visit certain web pages. Cookies are used primarily for administrative purposes, to improve your experience with the Site.
Using the settings of your Internet browser, you can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, notify you when a cookie is set, or delete cookies that have already been set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, however, if you choose to turn off cookies, you may not have access to many features that optimize your browsing of our Site, and some of our services may not function properly. You may at any time delete any cookies set by using the relevant option of your Internet browser or by deleting the cookies on your hard drive. The site www.allaboutcookies.org
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Use of Information. IC does not disclose any nonpublic PII about its Site users to any nonaffiliated third party, except as set forth below.
In order to provide efficient and reliable services and to improve product and service options available to you, more than one entity within IC may be given, or given access to, your PII. We may use or disclose this information for marketing, research and other business purposes, and we may associate your PII with other information we collect about you, such as details about your usage patterns and interests, but we will not sell this information or disclose it to third parties.
We may also use service providers to facilitate our services or platform functions on our behalf. Non-affiliated companies and individuals that assist IC in providing services to you are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information to the extent they receive it and to use your PII only in the course of providing such services and only for the purposes that we dictate.
In the event that IC, or all or some of our business, stock or assets, are acquired by or merged with or into another entity, we may share all or some of your information with this entity to continue to provide services to you. You will receive a notice if such an event occurs. If the new entity wishes to make additional use of your information, you may decline such use at such time.
No data transmission over the Internet can be 100% secure, therefore IC cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information submitted on the Site. However, we endeavor to protect your PII using technical, administrative and physical methods to maintain the integrity and security of our databases, including firewalls. We will not be responsible or liable for any damages, losses or causes of action arising out of or in connection with the disclosure of your PII.
Do Not Track
Other than statistical tracking on overall site usage, there is no tracking of any individual nor does the Site request or capture any personal information from viewers.
Although this Site is not targeted toward children, we are concerned about the safety and privacy of children who use the Internet. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, if a child under 13 has provided PII to us through the Site without verifiable parental consent, a parent or guardian may inform us at the address for legal notices above, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete it from our files.
Our databases are located in the United States. By sending us your data, you consent to its transfer to and storage within the United States.
No Representations or Warranties
IC has compiled this Site and the Content hereon in good faith, and while we use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, the Site and Content are provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis, with no representations or warranties of any kind. We do not make and hereby specifically disclaim any and all express or implied representations or warranties with respect to the Site and the Content, including those with respect to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, availability, security, accuracy, freedom from viruses, malware or other harmful components, completeness, timeliness, functionality, reliability, sequencing or speed of delivery. Your use of this Site and use or reliance upon any of the Content is solely at your own risk.
Limitations of Liability
In no event shall IC, its affiliates or their respective officers, directors, managers, partners, members, shareholders, employees, affiliates and agents be liable to any party for any claims, liabilities, losses, costs or damages under any theory, including but not limited to any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of in connection with any access, use (or inability to use) or distribution of the Site, or any Content thereon, including those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, worm, line failure or other computer malfunction, or unauthorized interception of data or communications. This is true even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses. You understand and agree that your use of this Site is predicated upon your waiver of any right to sue us directly or to participate in a suit for any losses or damages resulting from your use of this Site.