applies to the CompuHedge.com website and any other products or
services offered by CompuHedge, including the software
suite (collectively, the "Services").
- Your Personal Information
When you register to receive CompuHedge
Services, you provide CompuHedge with identifiable information relating
to you or your business (names of registered users, address, phone
number, email address, role in company, etc. and when you use
CompuHedge Services, you automatically provide us with additional
information such as your IP address, preferences and transactions. Such
information, in the event that it is not publicly available and that
you do not ask us to publish it, shall hereinafter be referred to as "Personal Information".
It is your duty to provide us with accurate and complete Personal
Information and to update your Personal Information whenever necessary.
CompuHedge will, as an integral part of
its Services and operation, collect and store your Personal Information
(on computers/servers owned by or on behalf of CompuHedge. CompuHedge
will use commercially reasonable efforts to protect all Personal
Information as confidential and will use it and deliver it to third
for registered users of CompuHedge products and Services, the
applicable CompuHedge Software License Agreement
CompuHedge may, from time to time and at
material updates or revisions will be prominently displayed on
CompuHedge's web site (typically at www.compuhedge.com
clearly indicated when registering for or using that Service.
- CompuHedge Usage of Personal Information
We may use the Personal Information we
collect to improve our Services. By using CompuHedge's Services you
agree that CompuHedge may use the Personal Information for research and
analysis purposes, to contact you, to provide additional Services, to
personalize and customize the Services you use and the content you
receive to ensure the quality of our Services and, in an anonymous
manner, in preparation of reports to our third-party providers or
- Third-Party Providers
CompuHedge provides Services using, among other things,
various third-party content or software providers. You acknowledge that such
third-party providers may require CompuHedge to transfer certain personal
information as a prerequisite to providing the Services to a CompuHedge user.
Therefore by choosing to register for a Service, you consent that CompuHedge
may deliver your Personal Information to
the third-party provider; though CompuHedge does not
control your Personal Information once it has been delivered to a third-party
provider, CompuHedge will not deliver such information without the
reasonable assurance that the provider will use the information only to
the extent necessary to enable CompuHedge to provide the Service.
You also agree that when CompuHedge
considers it preferable for CompuHedge or for you to obscure your
Personal Information, CompuHedge may do so. For example, CompuHedge may
choose a non-comprehensible username and password for your subscription
to third-party services via CompuHedge.
- Confidential Content
The following will apply to customers
who have registered for a CompuHedge Service by entering into a
CompuHedge Software License Agreement ("Registered Users"):
Certain CompuHedge services allow for
your business's financial data, activities, policies and other
information (collectively, the "Confidential Content") to be
entered electronically, saved or otherwise uploaded onto
computers/servers owned by or on behalf of CompuHedge. CompuHedge
acknowledges the sensitivity of this information. CompuHedge may use
such Confidential Content solely to improve the Services and provide
service to the Registered User. CompuHedge will protect its
confidentiality and will not, without the Registered User's permission,
disclose it to any third party other than CompuHedge's agents,
employees and representatives and on a need-to-know basis; CompuHedge
may, however, retain one electronic and one paper copy of the
Confidential Content for purposes of monitoring the Registered User's
compliance with the applicable Software License Agreement.
"Confidential Content" does not include information which (i) is or
subsequently becomes publicly available without a breach by CompuHedge
of any obligation owed to the Registered User or otherwise, (ii) is
disclosed to CompuHedge without restriction on disclosure by a third
party who had the lawful right to disclose such information, (iii)
CompuHedge can demonstrate was independently developed without reliance
on or reference to any Registered User's information, or (iv) is
required to be disclosed by law or court order, provided that
CompuHedge notifies the Registered User of such requirement and assists
said user in canceling or minimizing the potential disclosure.
- Disclosure of Personal Information.
In addition to the provisions of the
previous section, CompuHedge may deliver your Personal Information to
third parties under the following circumstances:
Credit Card or Payment Information.
- If obliged by any applicable law or regulation, if ordered by a
court of competent jurisdiction, or to protect CompuHedge's legal
- In the event necessary, in our opinion and as required or
permitted by law, in order to protect against imminent harm to the
rights, property or safety of CompuHedge, our third-party providers and
business partners, our users, or the public; and
- Provision of Personal Information to third parties such as
contractors and agents providing services to CompuHedge or on behalf of
CompuHedge under a confidentiality agreement or under another agreement
which includes privacy provisions. While such third parties will use
the Personal Information to provide services to CompuHedge or to
provide you with services on behalf of CompuHedge, such third parties
will not have the right to use the Personal Information for other
purposes or otherwise share the Personal Information.
For certain Services and to finalize
transactions, we will request your credit card or other payment account
information ("Credit Information") which we will maintain in a secure
server or in encrypted form. Although certain Services you may wish to
use will require the transfer of your Credit Information to third
parties, we will not provide your Credit Information to any third party
unless and until specifically authorized by you to do so.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on
your computer that may contain information about you, your computer,
your browser, your actions on the web, etc. We may set and access
cookies on your computer to improve our Services by, among other
things, storing your preferences, your password if you ask us to do so,
and a record of which physical computers you use.
The third-party providers and advertisers we work with may
providers before you choose to use their services and to make your own
assessment of the value and risks of using those services.
Solicitation, Collection, Usage and Disclosure of Personal Information of Children.
CompuHedge will never knowingly request,
collect, use and/or disclose personally identifiable information from
anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.
If we receive actual knowledge that a user or visitor to CompuHedge is
under the age of 13, we will remove all personally identifiable
information about that person from our files. In addition, we offer
parents reasonable access to information collected from their children,
including the opportunity to correct or remove such information.