Absolute Strategies and its
affiliates ("Absolute Strategies" or "we")
is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable
information that we collect from you as you use this Web
site (the "Site"). The scope of Absolute Strategies'
information, you agree to Absolute Strategies' use of such
information as described herein. Please see our Terms of
Use for more information about our on-line policies in general.
What personally-identifiable information is collected?
Absolute Strategies collects personally-identifiable information
on certain areas of the Site when users register, request
publications or other information, sign up for conferences
and events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting
areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys.
The personally-identifiable information collected may consist
of information that you provide, such as names, mailing addresses,
e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and, for recruiting
purposes, any other personally-identifiable information on
your resume. In addition, Absolute Strategies collects certain
information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP
address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream, and
the status of cookies placed on your computer by Absolute
Strategies, as described below.
How may Absolute Strategies use my personally-identifiable
Absolute Strategies uses your personally-identifiable information
to fulfill your requests for information, to process your
requests to participate in conferences and events, to evaluate
any job applications or other employment-related inquiries
that you may submit, or for such other business purposes
as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable
information on file and use it to contact you for recruiting
purposes. Absolute Strategies also uses personally-identifiable
information to perform statistical analyses of user behavior
in order to measure interest in specific areas and information
posted on our Site. Absolute Strategies uses personally-identifiable
information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described
below. Absolute Strategies may provide your personally-identifiable
information to any of its affiliates worldwide for such purposes.
Are cookies and IP addresses used?
and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces
of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser
you are using and where you have been on the Site and on
Web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our
features. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted
access to certain pages of the Site without having to log
in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie
from the Site may not be able to access certain areas of
the Site. Absolute Strategies also logs IP addresses, or
the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose
problems with our server and to administer the Site. If you
prefer not to accept a cookie, you can set your web browser
to warn you before accepting cookies, or you can refuse all
cookies by turning them off in your web browser.
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed
to third parties?
Absolute Strategies shall not intentionally disclose or
transfer (and shall take reasonable steps to protect the
confidentiality and security, and to prevent the unauthorized
or accidental disclosure of) your personally-identifiable
information to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that
are not affiliates of Absolute Strategies), whether for such
third parties' marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only
to the following four exceptions: Absolute Strategies may
disclose your personally-identifiable information to third
parties in the event that such disclosure is required by
the laws, rules, or regulations of any nation, state, or
other applicable jurisdiction; Absolute Strategies may disclose
your contact information to third parties as appropriate
for Absolute Strategies to make transmissions or deliveries
to you; Absolute Strategies may disclose your personally-identifiable
information if, in connection with submitting the information,
you consent to such disclosure; and Absolute Strategies may
disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries
by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations
of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights
arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise
provided to Absolute Strategies.
Links to third-party sites
We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service
to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing
to be on this Site is in fact supplied by third parties,
for example, in instances of framing of third- party Web
sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied
by third-party servers. Please be aware that we cannot control
and are not responsible for the information collection practices
of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those
of this Site. We encourage you to review and understand the
privacy policies on these Web sites before providing any
information to them.
How can I access, change, and/or delete information?
You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable
information that you submit to the Site. You may also unsubscribe
from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do
so, please either follow instructions on the page of the
Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed
or registered or contact us at Legal & Compliance Department,
The Absolute Strategies Group, LLC, 303 Park Avenue South, Suite 1297,
New York, NY 10010.
Absolute Strategies has implemented generally accepted standards
of technology and operational security in order to protect
personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration,
or destruction. Only authorized Absolute Strategies personnel
are provided access to personally-identifiable information,
and these employees are required to treat this information
as confidential. Despite these precautions, Absolute Strategies
cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain
access to your personally-identifiable information.
Children's on-line privacy protection
Absolute Strategies understands the importance of protecting
children's privacy, especially in an on-line environment.
The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at
children 13 years of age or younger, and Absolute Strategies
will not intentionally collect or maintain information about
anyone under the age of 13.
By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and
storage of your information by us in the manner described
to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating
on July 23, 2009.
Contact our Privacy Department
contact us at Legal & Compliance Department, The Absolute Strategies Group, LLC, 303 Park Avenue South, Suite 1297, New
York, NY 10010.