Informative Research (IR) is committed to preserving the confidentiality and privacy of consumer, client, and website visitor personal data entrusted to its care. IR is a vendor to many financial institutions and understands its obligation to maintain adequate safeguards in support of our regulated confidentiality and privacy Safeguards Programs. It is therefore Informative Research’s policy to safeguard consumer, client, and website visitor data through administrative, technical and physical controls.
It is Informative Research’s policy to safeguard consumer data through administrative, technical and physical controls and maintain through this written policy and the Related Documents.
IR’s consumer information safeguards program is modeled after the goals expressed in the FTC’s GLBA Safeguards Rule, which state that a Safeguards program should:
- Ensure the security and confidentiality of consumer information.
- Protect against anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such information.
- Protect against unauthorized access to or use of such information that could result in substantial harm or inconvenience to any consumer.
Informative Research is committed to keeping any personal information provided confidential. Our goal is to provide the best knowledge and news as a service to our clients and guests, which includes maintaining our visitors’ privacy. Our web site does not automatically collect or log personal information from its visitors. We will use session variables to aid in the development of various features on the site. Session variables disappear after the user exits a browser. Thus, this information is not stored for any reason other than as indicated and is never connected to any personal information.
Visitors provide all personal information on a voluntary basis through visible means of data entry or collection. An individual will supply such information by responding to online surveys and registration pages or by sending an e-mail message to Informative Research. Any personal information, such as e-mail and/or postal addresses, telephone numbers and other data, becomes available to Informative Research only when voluntarily submitted by you. Informative Research may use such information to provide advance notice of events, new products and services, and current e-newsletters. Informative Research will not share or sell any personally identifiable information with any other individual or organization for any purpose. Informative Research uses the collected information to improve the content of our web site, to enhance existing products and services, and to communicate with you more effectively.