RIA Services, Inc.
INTERNET PRIVACY STATEMENT
Confidentiality and security
We use physical and technical safeguards to protect your information. We restrict access to your information to those who need it to perform their jobs. Third-party business partners are bound by law to use the information only for our purposes. They may not disclose it or use it in any other way. We comply with all data security laws.
Collecting your personal information
We may collect information about you when you visit our Web site.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell your information to anyone. We may disclose this information to a business that carries out services and marketing for us. We may disclose your information as required or permitted by law.
We may collect the information you provide when you:
- request information from one of our Web sites
- use online tools and calculators
- apply online for products
- subscribe to online services
- complete an online form
- conduct transactions online
We may contract with business partners who help us deliver online products and services. They may keep the information you provide. Other online activities are listed below.
We collect site aggregate and customer information about the pages you view on our site. We log IP addresses, browser and platform types, domain names, access times, and referral data. We also collect information you volunteer on electronic forms.
We gather data on our Web site. This is a standard industry practice and is used to find out how visitors use our site. We collect aggregate information on the public areas of our Web site. We also collect information on an individual basis on areas of our Web site that require visitors to logon using an ID and password. We may collect the following data:
- how many people visit our Web site
- the pages they visit and the features they use
- how long they stay on our Web site
- the Web site people come from before reaching our Web site
Use of Information
Our business partners or we use the information from our Web sites for many purposes:
- edits and feedback
- marketing and promotions
- analysis of user behavior
- product development
- content improvement
- informing advertisers how many visitors have seen or clicked on their advertisements
- customize Web site content and layout
Use of "Cookies"
We may store a cookie on your computer when you visit our Web site. A cookie is a tiny piece of information that is required to create and maintain a secure session. Cookies let you request information and do business online. The cookies do not have confidential or personal information. They do not track you after leaving our Web site.
Other Online Security
We also use a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). This keeps all information confidential when it is sent between our Web site and your computer.
We keep the e-mail you send to us. If you agree to receive e-mail messages from us, we will keep the information you give us to send e-mail of specific interest to you. If you choose to send us e-mail, we keep your e-mail, your e-mail address, and our reply. Please be careful about the information you give us in e-mail. As with any public Web site, this communication may not be secure.
For questions about our Web site, please contact support@RIAServices.net
Updated: May 11, 2005