Privacy Policy for StoneCastle Insured Sweep, LLC

Last Updated: April 19, 2021

The website located at www.interlinksweep.com (the “Website”) is operated byStoneCastle Insured Sweep, LLC (“StoneCastle”, “we,” “us,” or “our). This Privacy Policy provides you with information about how we collect, use, and share personal information, and describes choices and rights available to you regarding your personal information.This Privacy Policy describes our practices for information that we collect from your interactions with us through use this Website and contacting our customer service department. This Privacy Policy also applies to personal information that we receive from business partners and other third parties. You can find more information about our collection of personal information below.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING THE WEBSITE OR SUBMITTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION (DEFINED BELOW) YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND CONSENTING TO THE PRACTICES DESCRIBE IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND OUR TERMS OF USE.

1. PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

“Personal Information" means any data that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. We obtain several categories of Personal Information relating to you from the sources described below.

A.Categories of Personal Information We Collect

The categories of Personal Information that we may collect include:

Identifiers. We may collect identifiers, such as first name, last name, physical address, email address, company name, phone number, social security number, and employer identification number.  

Internet Activity. We may collect internet activity information, such as IP address, browser characteristics, device IDs and characteristics, operating system version, and referring URLs.

Location Information. We may collect location information, such as location based on IP address or geolocation information.

B.Where We Collect Personal Information From

We may collect Personal Information directly from you when you provide it to us, such as when you contact us through the Website or when you call us.  

We may collect your Personal Information from third parties, including our affiliates, business partners, customers, and companies that assist with information matching.

When you access our Website, we may collect Personal Information related to you, as well as processes and programs that are running on your device, through automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, and web server logs. A cookie is a small data file that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive. Web beacons (sometimes called transparent GIFs, clear GIFs, or web bugs) are small strings of code that provide a way for us to deliver a small graphic image (usually invisible) on a web page or in an email. Web beacons can recognize certain types of information on your computer such as cookies, the time and date a web page is viewed, and a description of the web page where the web beacon is placed. A web server log is a simple text file that records activity on the server, such as when and how visitors are accessing a website.

We may use cookies, web beacons, and web server logs to improve your experience on our Website, including to troubleshoot and perform analytics on the Website. To learn more about our use of cookies and how to set your preferences, please see our “Cookies” section below. 

2. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use Personal Information provided to us as follows:  

To offer and provide our product and to support our core business functions.

To present our Website and its contents to you.

To personalize your experience and better respond to your individual needs.  

To provide you with information that you request from us.

For internal research and marketing purposes.

To investigate, prevent, defend against, or take other action regarding violations of our Privacy Policy or Terms of Use, illegal activities, suspected fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the legal rights of us or others.

To comply with applicable laws and regulations.

We will not use your Personal Information for any other purposes unless we notify you, or for which you have specifically consented to at the time of collection, or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, or as permitted or required by law, rule, regulation, subpoena, or other legal process. 

3. HOW WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties under the following limited circumstances:  

With our affiliates and business partners.

To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.

To a potential or actual acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is appropriate: (i) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (ii) to comply with legal process; (iii) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (iv) to enforce our terms and conditions;(e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (v) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others; and (vi) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.

By submitting Personal Information to us, you hereby agree to the foregoing transfers or assignments of your information, including Personal Information, and you further waive any claims that could be made against us in relation thereto. 

4. COOKIES

We use cookies to collect information about your activity, browser, and device when you visit our Website. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Website, pages visited, referring URL, language preferences, and other aggregated traffic data. Below is a summary of the types of cookies we use.  

Essential Cookies: These are cookies without which you would not be able to use our Website. For example, Essential Cookies adjust the Website data transmitted to match your internet connection, get you to the secure versions of the Website, and help provide services you specifically request. If you set your browser to block these cookies, some parts of the Website will not work.  

Analytic Cookies: These cookies count visits and traffic sources to measure and improve Website performance. We may use persistent cookies, which will remain on your computer even after you close your browser, to understand general Website usage and volume statistical information (which does not include Personal Information) and improve the content and offerings on our Website. We may also use persistent cookies to store user preferences.

Functional Cookies: These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced functionality and more personalized features. These technologies are used so that we can provide a continuous and more personalized experience for you (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to a Website).

If you want to remove or block cookies on your device, you can update your browser settings (your browser manufacturer has information on changing the default setting for your specific browser). You can find simple instructions on how to manage cookies on the different types of web browsers at www.allaboutcookies.org. You can also learn more about interest-based advertising and how to opt out of our vendors’ and other advertisers’ use of cookies and similar technologies to collect information to tailor content or advertising to you by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

If you have any questions about opting out of the collection of cookies and other tracking/recording tools, you can contact us directly at info@interlinksweep.com.

Do Not Track

Your selection of the “Do Not Track” option provided by your browser may not have any effect on our collection of cookie information for analytic and internal purposes. The only way to completely opt out of the collection of any information through cookies or other tracking technology is to actively manage the settings on your browser or device to delete and disable cookies and other tracking/recording tools. Please note, depending on your type of device or browser, it may not be possible to delete or disable all tracking mechanisms on your device.

While most browsers are set to accept cookies and other tracking devices by default, you are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our Website may not work properly if you do. Your browser manufacturer has information on changing the default setting for your specific browser.

5. SECURITY

We store your Personal Information and other information using reasonable physical, technical, and administrative safeguards. While we use industry standard means to protect our Website and your information, no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. The measures we use are appropriate for the type of information we collect. However, it may be possible for third parties not under the control of us to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. We cannot promise that your use of our Website will be completely safe, nor can we ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet. We encourage you to use caution when using the internet.

6. OUR WEBSITE AND CHILDREN

Our Website is not created for children or designed to solicit information from individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or store any personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have collected or stored personal information from an individual under age 18, we will remove his or her personal information from our files. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we may have inadvertently collected personal information from your child, please notify us immediately by sending an email to: info@interlinksweep.com.

7. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

If you have a disability and need access to our privacy policy in a different format, please contact us at: info@interlinksweep.com.

8. CHANGES

This Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use may be revised from time to time. The “Last Updated” legend at the top of this page indicates when this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use were last revised. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on our Website. Your use of the Website following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

9. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

If you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights. Under California Civil Code Client/Privacy Policy/V20201113 Section 1798.83, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice identifying the categories of personal customer information, which we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes, and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like to make this request, please contact us.

10. CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or your dealings with StoneCastle, please feel free to contact us at: StoneCastle Insured Sweep, LLC 152West 57th Street, 35th Floor New York, NY 10019 or via email: info@interlinksweep.com