Privacy Policy

LAST UPDATED 08/13/2020

Human Interest, Inc. and Human Interest Advisors, LLC (collectively known as “Human Interest”) is committed to keeping any and all personal information collected of those individuals (may be identified as “you”) that visit our website and make use of our online facilities and services accurate, confidential, secure, and private. Our privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with Human Interest of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet but to exceed most existing privacy standards.

Therefore, this Privacy Policy shall apply to Human Interest, and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of our website and/or services (“Service”) you are herein consenting to the following data procedures expressed within this agreement.

Collection of information

This website collects various types of information, including but not limited to:

  • Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, birth date, address, email address, phone number, Social Security number, compensation, billing and/or credit card information, bank information, financial account numbers and/or balances, etc., which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested. Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs (“Personal Data”).

Human Interest may have the occasion to collect anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion at a later time. We may also gather information about the type of browser you are using, IP address or type of operating system to assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.

It is highly recommended and suggested that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent as a means to better understand the way in which other websites garner, make use of and share information collected.

Use of information collected

Human Interest may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. We may also share your personal information with third parties, such as compliance, recordkeeper, and custodial partners (“Service Providers”), strictly for the purpose of serving you as a customer. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from Human Interest. Human Interest may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.

Human Interest does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of our customer lists and/or names to any third party marketing firms.

Human Interest may deem it necessary to follow websites and/or pages that our users may frequent in an effort to gleam what types of services and/or products may be the most popular to customers or the general public.

Human Interest may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or is required in an effort to:

  • Remain in conformance with any decrees, laws and/or statutes or in an effort to comply with any process which may be served upon Human Interest and/or our website;

  • Maintain, safeguard and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of Human Interest; and

  • Perform under demanding conditions in an effort to safeguard the personal safety of users of http://humaninterest.com and/or the general public.

Children under age of 13

Human Interest does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

Unsubscribe or opt-out

All users and/or visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from us and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to [email protected]. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out.

Links to other websites

Our website does contain links to affiliates and other websites. Human Interest does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Security

Human Interest shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to our offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.

Your Rights under the CCPA

Under this Privacy Policy, and by law if You are a resident of California, You have the following rights:

  • The right to notice. You must be properly notified which categories of Personal Data are being collected and the purposes for which the Personal Data is being used.

  • The right to access / the right to request. The CCPA permits You to request and obtain from the Company information regarding the disclosure of Your Personal Data that has been collected in the past 12 months by the Company or its subsidiaries to a third-party for the third party’s direct marketing purposes.

  • The right to say no to the sale of Personal Data. You also have the right to ask the Company not to sell Your Personal Data to third parties. You can submit such a request by visiting our “Do Not Sell My Personal Information“ section or web page.

  • The right to know about Your Personal Data. You have the right to request and obtain from the Company information regarding the disclosure of the following:

    • The categories of Personal Data collected

    • The sources from which the Personal Data was collected

    • The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the Personal Data

    • Categories of third parties with whom we share Personal Data

    • The specific pieces of Personal Data we collected about You

  • The right to delete Personal Data. You also have the right to request the deletion of Your Personal Data that have been collected in the past 12 months.

  • The right not to be discriminated against. You have the right not to be discriminated against for exercising any of Your Consumer’s rights, including by:

    • Denying goods or services to You

    • Charging different prices or rates for goods or services, including the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties

    • Providing a different level or quality of goods or services to You

    • Suggesting that You will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

Exercising Your CCPA Data Protection Rights

In order to exercise any of Your rights under the CCPA, and if you are a California resident, You can email or call us or visit our “Contact Us” via the information noted below, or the section of our web page.

Human Interest will disclose and deliver the required information free of charge within 45 days of receiving Your verifiable request. The time period to provide the required information may be extended once by an additional forty-five (45) days when reasonably necessary and with prior notice.

Do Not Sell My Personal Information

We do not sell personal information. However, the Service Providers we partner with (for example, our advertising partners) may use technology on the Service that “sells“ personal information as defined by the CCPA law.

If you wish to opt out of the use of your personal information for interest-based advertising purposes and these potential sales as defined under CCPA law, you may do so by following the instructions below.

Please note that any opt out is specific to the browser You use. You may need to opt out on every browser that you use.

Website

You can opt out of receiving ads that are personalized as served by our Service Providers by following our instructions presented on the Service:

  • From Our “Cookie Consent“ notice banner

  • Or from Our “CCPA Opt-out“ notice banner

  • Or from Our “Do Not Sell My Personal Information“ notice banner

  • Or from Our “Do Not Sell My Personal Information“ link

The opt out will place a cookie on Your computer that is unique to the browser You use to opt out. If you change browsers or delete the cookies saved by your browser, you will need to opt out again.

Mobile Devices

Your mobile device may give you the ability to opt out of the use of information about the apps you use in order to serve you ads that are targeted to your interests:

  • “Opt out of Interest-Based Ads“ or “Opt out of Ads Personalization“ on Android devices

  • “Limit Ad Tracking“ on iOS devices

You can also stop the collection of location information from Your mobile device by changing the preferences on your mobile device.

“Do Not Track“ Policy as Required by California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)

Our Service does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

However, some third party websites do keep track of Your browsing activities. If You are visiting such websites, You can set Your preferences in Your web browser to inform websites that You do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of Your web browser.

Your California Privacy Rights (California’s Shine the Light law)

Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California’s Shine the Light law), California residents with an established business relationship with us can request information once a year about sharing their Personal Data with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.

If you’d like to request more information under the California Shine the Light law, and if you are a California resident, You can contact Us using the contact information provided below.

Changes to privacy policy

Human Interest reserves the right to update and/or change the terms of our privacy policy, and as such we will post those change to our website homepage at http://humaninterest.com, so that our users and/or visitors are always aware of the type of information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information. If at any point in time Human Interest decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether or not to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.

Acceptance of terms

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email or telephone number:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (855) 622-7824