Information We Gather and How We Use It
We collect certain information from you in order to provide you with the most interesting and useful Web site possible.
We use your IP address to identify you, to gather demographic information that helps us understand how you and our other customers use our Web site, and to administer our Web site.
Our registration form requires you to give us contact information (like your name and email address), demographic information (like your zip code and occupation) and profile information (like your investment experience). We use your contact information to contact you about our Web site and provide you with information and promotional material from our affiliates, partners and advertisers.
We sometimes conduct or sponsor surveys and contests on our Web site. If you elect to participate, we may ask you for contact, demographic and other information as part of these offerings. We would use this information to analyze and report on the results of surveys, to provide you with the results of the surveys and contests, and to send you information about our company and promotional material from our partners and advertisers. Participation in surveys and contests is completely voluntary.
Information We May Disclose
Stockpickr does not sell or disclose personal information about you described above to with other people or nonaffiliated companies, except to provide you with products or services, when we have your permission, or under the certain circumstances as detailed below.
We share demographic, profile and other general information about you and our other customers with our advertisers on an aggregate basis. This means that we tell our advertisers general information about the characteristics of our customer base such as how many visitors and registered users we have within a certain postal code, but we do not specifically identify a particular visitor or provide his or her contact information to our advertisers.
Our advertisers may ask us to mail or e-mail you promotional information tailored to your interests. We will send you this information on behalf of our advertisers. Our advertisers will not be given your contact information. From time to time we may use third parties (pursuant to a confidentiality agreement) to assist us in e-mail broadcasts and list management. You may opt-out of receiving these mailings if you choose.
We may disclose your contact information or other specific information about you to third parties in conjunction with contests or new service offerings that you elect to participate in, but we will specifically describe with whom we will be sharing the information at the time we gather the information.
Disclosures Permitted by Law
We provide the information on a confidential basis to nonaffiliated companies we engage as contractors or agents to perform services for us, such as maintaining software, sending direct mail or administering a sweepstakes or contest. Information will be shared with such contractors only to the extent reasonably necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, and pursuant to confidentiality obligations;
In response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, from law enforcement agencies or state and federal regulators;
Disclosures for Joint Marketing and Servicing
Stockpickr may disclose all the information we collect as described above to other companies such as direct marketers to perform marketing services on our behalf, or to financial institutions, such as banks, insurance companies and securities broker-dealers, with whom we have joint marketing agreements.
Our Web site contains display ads sold by us or by outside advertising agencies. These ads may contain cookies which will be deposited in your hard drive if you click on the ads. Information generated from cookies deposited on your hard drive by our advertisers is collected by our advertisers and we do not have access to this information.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies unless you reconfigure your browser to refuse them or to notify you when you will have received one. If you do not accept cookies, you will not be able to use certain features of our site.
Chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups are available to you through our Web site. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited responses. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any of your personal information in a public forum.
Out Web site has certain security measures in place in effort to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
Links to Other Web Sites
Our Web site contains links to other sites. Stockpickr is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. You may wish to review the privacy policies of these sites.
Correcting and Updating Information
Stockpickr offers to its members the ability to correct or update online the information we collected during registration by visiting the Account Information page.