Last Updated: January 1, 2019
Personal Information We Collect
Bloomberg, or where relevant a designated service provider, collects personal information through this Site, such as during registration, when you request certain services or products, or submit information to enter a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion, or complete a survey or poll, which may include your name, phone number, email address, contact information, etc. If you do not provide certain personal information, not all functionality on this Site will be available.
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How We Use and Disclose Your Personal Information
Bloomberg uses this information for carefully considered business purposes which also benefit our customers and which include some or all of the following:
- to provide our products and services
- to communicate with you
- to help Bloomberg improve our products and services and develop new products and services
- to provide support for our products and services, and for Bloomberg internal quality control purposes
- to provide you with offers and promotions about services and products of Bloomberg or of other parties that may be of interest to you
- to enhance your experience with this Site, including to save your preferences and login information
- to analyze web site usage and analyze use of the Site
- to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Bloomberg or others and to monitor compliance with and enforce any [terms of any] agreement with Bloomberg
- to operate our services, products and systems properly.
You may instruct Bloomberg at any time not to provide you with offers and promotions using your personal information collected in connection with the product you requested by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org and indicating Green Markets in the Subject line of your inquiry or by clicking here. You can also update your settings for receiving offers and promotions by clicking here. Please note that if you exercise choice in this manner, you will continue to receive communications concerning your account and products and services you requested, and in response to any requests for information by you. Please also note that these processes may take some time to complete, consistent with applicable law.
Bloomberg may also disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with any applicable law, rule or regulation or in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process, subject to Bloomberg’s Law Enforcement Data Request Statement; (b) protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Bloomberg or others; (c) monitor compliance with and enforce any terms of service on this Site or any other agreement with Bloomberg; (d) provide our services and products (including allowing a purchaser of Bloomberg to continue to serve you); (e) perform other activities related to such services and products, including billing and collection; (f) provide you with offers or promotions from Bloomberg ; or (g) operate the systems that provide our services and products properly.
The collection, further use, and/or disclosure of your information by Third-Party Providers or by other third parties is not the responsibility of Bloomberg. Rather, such collection, use, and/or disclosure is governed by the third parties’ privacy policies.
Accuracy, Security, and Retention of Your Personal Information
Any of your personal information collected by Bloomberg through this Site is kept on secure servers. Bloomberg uses security measures appropriate to the provision of the relevant product or service, such as reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to protect your personal information on such servers. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of your username and password you set up in connection with your participation in this Site’s service, if any. Personal information is retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, including legitimate business reasons, and/or legal and regulatory requirements.
If applicable, certain databases available to registered users of this Site may contain personal information received from third party data suppliers. This personal information is contained in public records, publicly available information, and non-public information (collectively, “public records information”). Your use of this information is restricted to specific, legitimate purposes, and such information may not be used to violate any applicable laws, rules, or regulations.
Rights with respect to Your Personal Information
If you wish to access, correct, delete, or restrict use of your personal information contained in public records information, you will need to contact the third-party supplier of the information directly. If you have any questions regarding public records information on this Site, please contact us at email@example.com and include the name of the relevant website or product in the Subject line of your inquiry.
Transfer of Your Personal Information to Other Countries
Links to Third-Party Web Sites
Bloomberg may provide links to third-party web sites. Since we do not control third-party sites and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such sites, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those web sites before providing any of your information on such sites.
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