We may collect your personal information when conducting our business, including when you contact us, seek information from us, use our website or provide services to us. The types of personal information about you we may process include your name, address and other contact details, photographs, social security or other tax identification number, nationality, place of birth, account information, assets, transaction and/or income information, materials necessary to verify personal information (e.g., copies of passports or utility bills), and other information (including potentially sensitive information) that may be derived from the information and documentation that we collect. This information is collected primarily (i) in subscription agreements and related documents, (ii) in correspondence and conversations with us and our representatives, (iii) through transactions in a Bull & Bear fund, (iv) through applications for employment and (v) in your everyday business dealings with us. We may also receive your personal information from third parties or other sources, such as third-party account administrators or publicly accessible sources, such as the internet or social media.
We may disclose your personal information to other parties, and we and such other parties may process your personal information for the reasons listed below. The third parties to whom your personal information may be disclosed include, without limitation, auditors and accountants, attorneys, brokers and trading counterparties, back-up data storage providers, employees, consultants, temporary workers and third-party account administrators.
- Legal and everyday business purpose: Your personal information may be processed for the purposes of administering the relationship between us (including communications and reporting), monitoring and analyzing our activities, and everyday business purposes. Your personal information may also be processed to comply with our policies and applicable legal or regulatory requirements (including anti-money laundering, fraud prevention, tax reporting, compliance, or responding to subpoenas, court orders or other requests for information from regulatory, supervisory, law enforcement or judicial agencies).
- For marketing purpose: Your personal information may be processed by Bull & Bear to market products and services to you.
- To manage your investments: Your personal information may be disclosed to or processed by certain service providers we have engaged to help us review requests for subscriptions or withdrawals from you and to manage your investments.
- With your authorization or for other purposes permitted by law: Your personal information may be shared with or processed by certain persons with your consent, upon your instruction, or for any purposes permitted by applicable law.
This website may use “cookies,” which from time to time automatically collect certain information and data. “Cookies” are small pieces of data sent to your computer browser from our web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The data identifies you as a unique user and facilitates your ongoing access to and use of this website. Cookies also help us diagnose problems with our server.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. The entities performing services for us are directed to protect your personal information and to only use such information in connection with the services we have contracted with them to perform. From time to time, we may review the purpose for which personal information has been collected and decide whether to retain or delete such information if we are permitted to do so under applicable law.
If you do not wish us to share your non-public personal information for marketing purposes, or have any other questions or requests with regard to how we process your personal information, you may contact us at email@example.com. Federal law gives you the right to limit only certain types of information sharing. State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit information sharing. If you limit information sharing for an account you hold jointly with someone else, your choices will apply to everyone on your account.
If you are an individual resident in the European Economic Area (the “EEA”), you may have certain rights under the data protection law applicable in the EEA (“EEA Data Protection Law”) in relation to the personal information we have about you, including the right to access your personal information, the right to restrict the use of your personal information, the right to have incomplete or inaccurate personal information corrected, the right to ask us to stop processing your personal information, and the right to require us to delete your personal information in limited circumstances. You may also have the right to object to the use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes. Your personal information will be processed as described herein by us and other parties in countries outside the EEA, including the United States, which may not offer the same level of protection of personal information as the EEA Data Protection Law. Please be advised that certain aspects of EEA Data Protection Law may not be consistent with the laws and regulations applicable to us.