Networks LLC (“Financial Diligence Networks”, “we”,
“us” and/or “our”) with respect to data that is
collected from Business Entities and Authorized Users of the Service. All
capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meaning attributed to
you should be aware that your data will be transmitted to the United States
and processed in accordance with US law. US law may impose different
requirements and provide for different protections from the law of the
jurisdiction in which you are based.
What Data Do We Collect?
In operating the Service, Financial Diligence Networks collects certain
personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) and
other non-individually identifiable data from Business Entities and
Authorized Users, as further described below.
Information Collected From Business Entities:
When Business Entities register for the Service, they will be asked to
provide information about their business and to provide Personal Information
about certain individuals and the Authorized Users who will be permitted to
use the Service as representatives of the Business Entity. Business Entities
that are evaluators will be asked to provide information about their firm and
details about how they work with other firms and may publish RFP mandates on
the Service. Business Entities that are asset managers will provide
information about their firm and investment products.
When registering an Authorized User, Business Entities will be asked to
provide certain Personal Information about each such Authorized User.
Business Entities will also be required to provide contact information, and
other details regarding the Business Entity’s organization. Business
Entities may also use the Service to create and maintain profiles on
individuals, including, without limitation, Authorized Users. Information to
be included in a profile may include contact information, employer details,
career history, education, biography and similar information.
Business Entities will be permitted to compile and maintain (i) private notes
(including, without limitation, notes above other firms or individuals,
meetings, research and so forth); and (ii) files (including, without
limitation, documents and media files) on the Service and will be permitted
to share such notes and files within their Business Entity and with other
clients who participate in the Service.
Information Collected from Authorized Users:
Each Authorized User will have a profile on the Service. Authorized Users
will be invited to input certain information, such as their name, title,
business address, email address and phone number. For those users who are
representatives of Business Entities, the Authorized User’s profile will
contain certain of the registration information provided by the Business
Entity upon the registration of the Authorized User. Upon sign-in to the
Service, each Authorized User will be permitted to update, correct and/or add
additional information to his or her profile. Authorized Users who register
themselves for the Service independently will be required to submit their own
registration information. Information provided to be included within the
Authorized User’s profile will be displayed on the Service. Authorized Users
are advised to take this into consideration when determining what information
Authorized User ceases to be affiliated with a Business Entity using the
Service, the Authorized User may be permitted to retain his or her profile on
the Service but any special features and/or access rights permitted by the
affiliated Business Entity or other Business Entities using the Service may
be discontinued and the Authorized User will be required to update his or her
profile to reflect the change in status.
Financial Diligence Networks collects certain data about all users’ use of
the Service, such as the information about the pages of the web site visited,
the length of time each page was visited and similar data. Financial
Diligence Networks may use such information and pool it with other
information to analyze the use of the Service. Financial Diligence Network
may also collect and maintain users’ IP addresses. In addition, when an
Authorized User downloads a file from the Service, Financial Diligence
Networks may track data regarding the use of the file, including, without
limitation, the time it was accessed, the parties to whom it was distributed,
the amount of time it was viewed and so forth.
In operating the Service, we may use a technology called "cookies." Our
cookies help provide additional functionality to the Service and help us
analyze Service usage more accurately. For instance, our Service may set a
cookie on a user’s browser that allows you to access the Service without
needing to remember and then enter a password more than once during a visit
to the Service. On most web browsers, you will find a “help”
section on the toolbar. Please refer to this section for information on how
to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn
cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow
you to take advantage of some of the features of our Service.
How Do We Use The Data That We Collect?
Financial Diligence Networks uses the Personal Information and other data
that is provided to it through the Service in order to make the Service
available to participating Business Entities and Authorized Users. We may
also use information collected through the Service to respond to requests for
information about our Service and to address other inquiries. Financial
Diligence Networks may also use data collected through the Service to analyze
and improve the Service. In addition, Financial Diligence Networks may use
the contact information of Authorized Users and Business Entities to contact
such Authorized Users and Business Entities about the Service and other
products and services offered by Financial Diligence Networks. Authorized
Users and Business Entities will be permitted to opt-out of receiving
marketing related electronic communications from Financial Diligence Networks
by following the opt-out instructions in each such email sent by Financial
Diligence Networks, by contacting us as indicated below in the Contact Us
section and/or by adjusting their communication preferences within their
account settings. All users, including those who opt-out of the receipt of
marketing correspondence, will continue to receive electronic communications
related to the Service and their use thereof (such as correspondence related
to customer service, announcements of changes to the Service and so forth).
Do We Share the Data that We Receive?
Financial Diligence Networks only shares Personal Information and other data
that is provided to it through the Service in the following limited
When a Business Entity and/or Authorized User elects to make information,
including any Personal Information, available in a profile, such information
will be accessible through the Service. Once displayed through the Service,
such information may be accessed and used by third parties. By electing to
display information in a profile, you acknowledge and agree that such
information may be accessed and used by various third parties that are
outside of the control of Financial Diligence Networks.
Services Providers, Consultants and Other Third Parties:
Financial Diligence Networks, like many businesses, sometimes hires other
companies to perform certain business-related functions. When we employ
another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them
with the data that they need to perform their specific function.
In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or
similar event, Personal Information and other data may be part of the
We may disclose data collected through the Service in aggregate form in order
to describe the Service to current and prospective business partners and to
other non-affiliated third parties for other lawful purposes. We may also
aggregate data collected through the services to create various indices and
Compliance Officers, Regulators and Legal Process:
We provide access to the Service (including private notes and files) to the
compliance department of Business Entities that use the Service, allowing
them to monitor use by their Authorized Users. We may from time to time be
requested directly, or by the compliance departments, to provide access or
information to government regulatory authorities and self-regulatory
agencies, or otherwise pursuant to legal process, law or regulation.
Links to Other Web Sites
links to web sites and services operated by third parties (each, a
“Third Party Site”). The operators of such Third Party Sites will
have their own privacy policies with respect to the information that they
collect and, as such, we suggest contacting them directly for information on
Financial Diligence Networks takes reasonable commercial measures to protect
the Personal Information and other data that is collected through the Service
from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or
destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully
secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Service may
not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what
information you send to us via e-mail.
Other Terms and Conditions
Your access to and use of this Service is also subject to the Service Terms
of Use agreement, which is hereby incorporated by reference.
The Service, like our business, is dynamic and ever-evolving. As a result,
Financial Diligence Networks reserves the right to update or modify this
was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the
all data held by Financial Diligence Networks at the time the changes are
Access, Correction, and Control of Data
Data Access and Correction:
All Authorized Users will have a profile on the Service. Upon logging-in to
the Service, each Authorized User will be permitted to modify the information
included in his or her profile. Authorized Users who are designated
operators for the Business Entities they represent can create and edit the
profiles for their Business Entities and for the Authorized Users employed by
such Business Entities.
Control of Data Access:
Using the tools available through the Service, Business Entities that are
asset managers will be permitted to control which Authorized Users can access
their information and to determine which of their information is accessed by
which Authorized Users. Asset managers will also be permitted to see which
Authorized Users have viewed their information, what information was viewed
and when such information was accessed.
How to Contact Us
Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this
contact us as at: firstname.lastname@example.org.