RISI, Inc. Privacy policy

Effective: February 12, 2014

General

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy online. In this Privacy Policy references to "we", "us" or "our" refer to RISI, Inc. and its associated companies.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

We use your information for several purposes, discussed herein: to provide services requested by you; to improve our products and services; to inform you about other products and services that may be of interest to you, based on your professional interests and responsibilities.

By using our products and/or services, you consent to the collection and use of this information by us, as set out in this policy.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on this website. This includes any information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to one or more of our services, or requesting further services. We collect specific information such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, a unique login name, password, and password validation. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion we sponsor, and when you report a problem with our site. We may also add data from external sources, such as data collected at face-to-face events.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfillment of your orders.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access.

Automatic Data Collection Technologies

We also use cookies and common data collection technologies, including web beacons and clear GIFs associated with cookies, on our web pages, in newsletters, and in our email campaigns to collect information both on an aggregate and individual basis.

Some of our web sites use Adobe Flash to provide video content, and the Adobe Flash Player has the ability to separately store information about that particular Flash application. We do not associate this Adobe Flash stored information with you as an individual. Please see the Adobe Flash Player Help page for additional information about controlling the settings of the Adobe Flash Player on your computer.

We gather date, time, certain information about a user's browser and system or device configuration and capabilities, navigation history and IP address for all visitors to our web sites. We use this information for our internal security audit log, for trend analysis and system administration and to gather broad information about our audiences and their geographic locations.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site.

Third party advertising cookies. We employ a third-party company to serve ads on our web pages. We do not control their use of cookies or other data collection technologies or practices. We currently allow Google, a third party ad server to serve ads on our web pages. Please visit its web site for more information about the technologies they use and their privacy practices.

How we use your information

We information about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To contact you with information about and invitations for products and services - ours and other companies' - directed to your professional interests and responsibilities.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • For any other purpose that we tell you about when you give us the information.

You may opt out of our email marketing lists by following the directions at the bottom of our promotional emails. You may also send a request to info@risi.com with OPT OUT in the subject line. You may update most online registrations by visiting a preference page after you have logged on to the site.

Please note that you may receive email marketing messages from us about other companies' offerings. We do not disclose your contact details to those partners, and we do not sell your data. You have the option of contacting the other company directly if you click on the links within the email. To opt out of our partner marketing programs, you may follow the instructions at the bottom of any email we send you as part of the program.

Disclosure of your information

We reserve the right to disclose information about you to third parties in certain circumstances: (i) to vendors who work on our behalf; (ii) in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; (iii) if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our customers will be one of the transferred assets; or (iv) if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our companies, our customers, or others.

Other sites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Important Information

We use reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect personal information against theft, loss, or misuse. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or storage can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect information about you and your professional interests, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you submit to us. You remain responsible for protecting your user name and passwords and for the security of information in transit to us over the Internet.

Our products, services, events and offerings are directed to professionals. They are not directed towards children under the age of thirteen.

Changes

We will post and date any changes to this Privacy Policy. Please check here periodically. Your continued use of our products and services covered by this Policy constitutes your consent to the practices in place at the time of your use.

How to Contact Us

For questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact:

info@risi.com, or

RISI, Inc.
Attn: Thom Smith
4 Alfred Circle
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730