Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

Last Updated: 02/10/2020

 

Charles Street Research, LLC (“we,” “our,” or “us”) provides this privacy policy to describe how we collect, use, and share the information of individuals who visit our website at www.informedamerican.com (the “Website”). For more information about Charles Street, LLC please visit www.informedamerican.com.

We know that your personal information is important to you and here at Charles Street Research, LLC we are committed to ensuring it is kept secure and used carefully.

Below you will find a short summary of how and why we collect and use your data, who we share it with, and what we are doing to make sure your data is safe and secure.

What does Charles Street Research, LLC do?

Informed American is a Charles Street Research, LLC publication.

Charles Street Research, LLC is a privately owned publishing company based in Baltimore, Maryland. We publish newsletters which provide insight and advice on investing.

We are part of a larger publishing group known as The Agora Companies (“group companies”). You can learn more about Charles Street Research, LLC in the “About Us” section of our Website.

What information do we collect and how is it used?

The information that we may collect about you broadly falls into two categories:

  • Information that you provide

We may ask you to provide personal information when you visit our Website, order forms and third-party websites where our advertisements are displayed, in order to provide our services to you. This includes your contact details such as your name and email address.

We use that information to deliver your subscriptions and so you can register an account with us, giving you access to the subscriber-only areas of our Website. We also use this information to personalize and improve your experience of our services, Website, and communications with you, and for advertising and marketing purposes, including sending you offers from selected partners.

You may also provide payment information to pay for subscriptions or use a one-click order process.

  • Information that we collect automatically

When you visit our Website and order forms, we may collect certain information automatically from your device.

The data we collect may include information like your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser-type, and other technical information. We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our Website or order form, including the pages accessed and links clicked. This data is collected using cookies and similar technology.

We collect this information so we can better understand the visitors who come to our Website and look at our order forms and what content may be of interest to them. Using the information allows us to improve the quality and relevance of our Website and services.

Who does Charles Street Research LLC share your information with?

We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of recipients:

  • to our group companies who provide services to us, for example, enhancing the security of our Website, or processing personal information for the purposes described in this privacy policy or as described to you when we collect your personal information;
  • to third-party service providers who provide additional data processing services, for example, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, assisting with the processing of credit card payments, delivering your subscriptions, or personalizing and improving your experience with us;
  • to our group companies and to third parties (including, data resellers), so that they can market products and services we think may be of interest to you
  • as part of a corporate sale, merger, or acquisition, or other transfer of all or part of our assets, including as part of a bankruptcy proceeding;
  • to any competent law enforcement body, regulatory, government agency, or similar other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary as a matter of applicable law or regulation, or to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights or the rights of third parties; or
  • with your consent or as otherwise disclosed at the time of data collection or sharing.

Digital advertising & analytics

We may partner with ad networks and other ad serving providers (“Advertising Providers”) that serve ads on behalf of us and others on non-affiliated platforms. Some of those ads may be personalized, meaning that they are intended to be relevant to you based on information Advertising Providers collect about your use of the Website and other sites or apps over time, including information about relationships among different browsers and devices.

We may also work with third parties that collect data about your use of the Website and other sites or apps over time for non-advertising purposes. Charles Street Research, LLC uses Google Analytics and other third-party services to improve the performance of the website and for analytics and marketing purposes. For more information about how Google Analytics collects and uses data when you use our Website, visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners, and to opt out of Google Analytics, visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Cookies

Cookies are small files placed on your hard drive by an internet server when you visit a website. Some cookies can be used to identify your computer each time you visit a site.

Our Website uses cookies to allow authentication for access to the Subscriber Only areas of our sites. This allows you to leave the site and come back without having to re-enter your email or user name and password every time. We may also use cookies to track site usage, traffic patterns and to deliver ads for services we think will be of interest to you.

Your browser may offer tools to limit the use of cookies or to delete cookies; however, if you use these tools, our Website may not function as well as intended.

Third-party links and tools

Our Website may include hyperlinks to other websites that are not operated or controlled by us. This privacy policy only applies to our Website and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of third-party websites. You should review the privacy notices of other websites that you use to learn about their data practices.

The Website may also include integrated social media tools or “plug-ins,” such as social networking tools offered by third parties. If you use these tools to share personal information or you otherwise interact with these features on the Website, these companies may collect information about you and may use and share such information in accordance with your account settings, including by sharing such information with the general public. Your interactions with third-party companies and your use of their features are governed by the privacy notices of the companies that provide those features. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy notices of any accounts you create and use.

Policy against advertising our Website using unsolicited email messages

We require that all third party e-mails promoting informedamerican.com or our products are sent only to those who have agreed to receive such messages. We prohibit any advertising of us and our websites using unsolicited email messages. We will terminate our relationship with any third parties who do not comply with this policy.

If you feel you’ve been sent unsolicited emails promoting us or our websites and would like to register a complaint, please email us at info@informedamerican.com. We will immediately investigate your complaint.

Your choices

If at any time you wish to be removed from the Charles Street Research, LLC mailing list, please click here to contact our customer service department.

We fund our free daily editorial email, Informed American by advertising our services and those of other group companies (occasionally we may carry advertising for a third-party service) within our editorial email, and by sending separate promotional emails. There is an unsubscribe link in each of these emails and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Updates to this privacy policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our privacy policy, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material privacy policy changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws. You can see when this privacy policy was last updated by checking the “last updated” date displayed at the top of this privacy policy.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information, please contact our Customer Service team.

Address:
Charles Street Research, LLC
819 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Toll-Free Number
800-896-0811

Fax Number
410-223-2682

 Nevada Privacy Rights

Under Nevada law, Nevada residents may submit a request directing us not to make certain disclosures of personal information we maintain about them.

To exercise this right, please contact us.

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