Updated 14 December 2019
Responsible data controller in the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR is:
470 Atlantic Ave, 4th Floor,
Boston MA, 02210, USA
Phone: +1774 286 0263
While conducting our business and performing our services, FinMetrix, Inc. collects personal data to conduct our business, provide and market our services, and meet our legal obligations. We may also collect personal data for other purposes, which we would describe in more detail to you at the point we collect the personal data.
You may refuse to provide us with some or all your personal data; however, this may limit the ways in which we can interact with you, including providing you with our services.
We collect personal data through our internet access logs. When you access our website, your internet address is automatically collected and is placed in our internet access logs. We also record the URLs of the websites and pages you visit, the times and dates of such visits, information about the computer hardware and software you use.
This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and version, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data, number of visits, websites from which you accessed our site (Referrer), and websites that are accessed by your system via our site.
The processing of this data is necessary for the provision and the security of our website. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. We do not link these data to certain individuals. After the processing for the mentioned purposes, the data will be deleted.
On our website we use several contact forms which can be used to get in contact with us electronically. To handle your request, it is necessary to provide us with a valid email address, and, in addition, we store your IP address and the time of your request to prevent any misuse of our contact forms. Alternatively, you may contact us via the e-mail addresses cited above (Section 1). If you use one of these channels, the personal data transmitted will be stored automatically by FinMetrix, Inc. as data controller to handle our contact with you. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
In some cases we may ask you for further information, such as name, occupation, address or telephone number. Regarding the processing of this personal data you will be asked to grant your explicit consent. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.
If you make use of our website to register for certain services or events, or to download e-books you will be asked to provide personal data. The information inserted in the respective registration form will be transmitted to FinMetrix, Inc. as data controller. The legal basis for the processing of data - which is necessary to provide you with the respective service - is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR. Regarding the processing of further personal data you will be asked to grant your explicit consent, and the legal basis for that processing is Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR.
In addition, Finmetrix, Inc. uses functional cookies for analytic purposes. Upon your registration, your IP-address and date and time of your registration will be collected. This allows us to prevent misuse of our services. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
If you provide your personal data, including contact details, experiences, roles, etc. or provide (solicited or unsolicited) special categories of personal data (see Section 7), the information inserted in the contact form or otherwise provided (e.g., by you including it in a resume) will be transmitted to FinMetrix, Inc. as data controller. Regarding the processing of this personal data you will be asked to grant your explicit consent. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR. We store this personal data only for internal use to handle your application. We will delete your personal data on completion of the application process if further retention is not required for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims occurring out of the application process, or unless this personal data are required for the formation of or performance under a contract.
Other than the information you provide when you apply for a job at FinMetrix, Inc. (see Section 6), we do not generally seek to collect special categories of personal data through this site.
"Special categories of personal data" includes the various categories of personal information and data identified by privacy laws of United States, European and other jurisdictions as requiring special treatment, including in some circumstances the need to obtain explicit consent. These categories may include personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning sexual orientation (Art. 9 GDPR).
Therefore, we advise you not to provide any unsolicited sensitive personal data. FinMetrix, Inc. applies HTTPS or other appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure the personal data transmitted over its website.
When you visit our website, the following categories of cookies will be set in your browser:
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around a site and use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided.
Registered Visitor Cookie - A unique identifier given to each registered user, used to recognize you anonymously through your visit and when you return to the site.
These cookies collect information so that we can analyze how our visitors use our site. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our site works.
These cookies allow websites and applications to remember choices you make (e.g., such as your user name or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
We may use information collected from functional cookies to identify user behavior and to serve content based on the user profile. These cookies cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or to record where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.
In order to keep our website services relevant, easy to use and up-to-date, we use web analytics services to help us understand how people use the site.
Cookies allow web analytics services to recognize your browser or device and, for example, identify whether you have visited our website before, what you have previously viewed or clicked on, and how you found us. The information is anonymous and only used for statistical purposes, and it helps us to analyze patterns of user activity and to develop a better user experience.
FinMetrix, Inc. shares your personal data with third parties, in particular non-FinMetrix, Inc. parties, only with your express consent or under another lawful basis for processing under the applicable law.
Categories of non-FinMetrix, Inc. parties with which we share your personal data include vendors such as host and cloud service providers, marketing and mailing agencies, and sub-contractors involved in the fulfilment of our contractual obligations towards our clients. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.
Our website employs the bookmark service Multiview. Multiview is a service of Multiview 7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Suite 800, Irving, TX 75063. Each time our website receives an access request equipped with an Multiview component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this component from Multiview. Through this process, Multiview is informed exactly which page of our website is being accessed. In addition, Multiview also records your IP address, browser type, browser language, the website previously accessed as well as the date and time you visited the site and uses this data to compile an anonymized user profile. This data allows Multiview and its partner companies to direct targeted personalized ads at website users based on their particular interests. The display of advertising material occurs based on a browser cookie put in place by Multiview, which analyzes user interaction with the website.
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These providers are controllers for the relevant data processing.
As soon as the purpose for data storage is achieved, or the appropriate term of storage provided for by any applicable laws or regulations expires, your personal data will be deleted consistent with this and any other applicable FinMetrix, Inc. policies (e.g., document retention and/or records management policy) unless your personal data are required for the formation of or performance under a contract.
You have the following rights:
In principle, you have the right to receive information on the points mentioned in Art. 15 GDPR. You also have the right to request a copy of your personal data in accordance with Art. 15 (3) GDPR.
You have the right to have incorrect personal data corrected. In addition, you have the right to demand that your personal data is deleted if further processing is no longer necessary, if processing is unlawful or if you have withdrawn your consent.
If the conditions in Art. 18 GDPR are met, you have the right to have the processing of your personal data restricted, i.e. to prevent further processing for the time being.
If the processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 (1)e or f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing if the further requirements of Art. 21 GDPR are met.
Within the limits of Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data in a machine-readable format in order to forward it or have it forwarded to another controller.
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the location of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the applicable data protection laws and regulations.