Privacy Policy

 

Last updated: November 1st, 2020

 

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) describes how AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC

 

(“AlphaCrest” or “we” or “us”) collects and uses personal information you provide through the AlphaCrest website, available at www.alphacrestcapital.com (the “Website”) to better provide you with services and information.

 

Before using the Website, please read this Policy carefully. Unless otherwise agreed by us in writing, by using the Website, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by this Policy. If you do not want to agree to this Policy, you must not access or use the Website.

 

1.   Information You Provide to Us

 

You do not have to provide personal information to access or use the Website. However, to take full advantage of the Website or any of its current or future features, you may choose to furnish us with personal information through the Website. We will only collect personal information through the Website when you provide it to us voluntarily.

 

2.   Automatically Collected Information: Website Use

 

Our Website may utilize technologies including "cookies" and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used, which may include date and time of visits, the pages viewed and time spent at our Website, your IP address, and the other websites visited just before and just after our Website. Cookies are text files placed on your hard disk by our web server to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally-identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, once you choose to provide the personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. For more information on cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided at www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information (i.e. generic information that does not identify you personally) when you visit any of the web pages on our Website, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.

 

We may use third party data analytics tools, including “Google Analytics,” to collect information about your use of the Website. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit our Website, what pages they visit and features they use, and what other websites they visited before coming to our Website. We may use the information we get from Google Analytics to assess the use of and improve our Website. Our use of Google Analytics includes use of Advertising Features, which collects data about traffic to the Website through Google advertising cookies and identifiers. Information about the cookies used by Google can be found at http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/. For more information about the data collected by Google Analytics, please see its privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. You may also prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by installing the following add-on tool https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

3.   How Do We Use the Personal Information We Collect?

 

We may use the personal information you provide on the Website for the purpose(s) for which you have provided such information, which may include:

 

  • Responding to Your Inquiries. We may use your personal information to respond to your inquiries to AlphaCrest.

 

  • Communicating with You About Our Company, Business Developments, Products, Programs, and Events. We may use your personal information to send you information about our business activities, new products or new events, and other items, products, or services that may be of interest to you.

 

  • Sending Administrative Emails. From time to time, we may use your personally identifiable information to send you administrative emails regarding our Website or changes to this Policy, etc.

 

  • Any other purpose for which you provide such information and any other purpose with your consent.

 

  • Any other purpose permitted by law.

 

We may use your personal information, alone or in combination with your IP address and other automatically-collected information, for purposes of protecting the security and proper functioning of the Website, fraud detection and prevention, and similar purposes. You agree to our use of your information for such purposes.

 

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.

 

4.   How We Share Your Personally-Identifiable Information

 

We may disclose personal information that you provide in the following ways:

 

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

 

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

 

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

 

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

 

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

 

  • With your consent.

If we do share your personal information with a non-affiliated entity or organization, to the extent practical, we request that they protect such information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. Such third-party companies and their websites are not under our control, however, so we cannot guarantee how these non-affiliated companies will use your personal information.

 

We may also share the personal information you provide to us with third parties in the following circumstances: (a) as may be required by law or as we think necessary to protect us or others from injury (e.g., in response to a court order or subpoena, in response to a law enforcement agency request or when we believe that someone is causing -or about to cause- injury to or interference with the rights or property of another); (b) with other persons or companies with whom we contract to carry out our Website operations or our organization activities (for example, third parties who assist us with web analytics, fraud detection services, or email list management); and/or (c) with our affiliated companies, in accordance with this Policy.

 

5.   Use and Disclosure of Automatically Collected Website Use Information

 

We sometimes use the non-personally-identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Website and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze how our Website are used, as well as to offer you information about our programs, events, or services. Sometimes we share aggregate information with others, including affiliated entities or organizations. We use your IP address, and the IP addresses of all users, to calculate usage levels on the Website, to help diagnose problems with the Website servers, and to generally administer the Website. Your IP address is or may be used to help identify you, to track activity within our Website and to gather broad demographic information. As noted above, we (or our third-party service providers) may use your IP address and other automatically -collected information, alone or in combination with personally-identifiable information that you provide to us, to detect improper use of the Website and to take appropriate steps to address such actions.

 

6.   Children’s Privacy

 

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 years of age.

 

7.   Do Not Track Disclosure

 

Some web browsers may transmit "do-not-track" signals to websites with which the browser communicates. Our Website do not currently respond to these “do-not-track” signals.

 

8.   Changes to this Policy

 

Because our business needs may change over time, we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to this Policy means you accept such changes.

 

9.   Data Security

 

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personally-identifiable information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to or through the Website or stored information collected through your use of the Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.

 

  1. Individuals Located in the European Union: Your Choices

 

If you are a resident of the European Union or provide personal information through this Website while located in the European Union, we offer you certain choices in connection with the personal information we collect from you on this Website.

 

  • Users in the European Union may have the choice:

 

  • to be provided with a copy of your personal data held by us;

 

  • to request the rectification or erasure of your personal data held by us;

 

  • to request that we cease processing your data;

 

  • to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data (while we verify or investigate your concerns with this information, for example);

 

  • to request that your data be transferred to you or a third party.

 

 

We may use your data for marketing purposes or disclose your information to any third party for such purposes with your consent, that you may provide by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You may object to receiving further marketing at any time without detriment. We will inform you prior to collecting or using your personal information for any purpose not set forth in this Privacy Policy or previously consented to.

 

To update your preferences and consents, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists or submit a request, please contact us at tech@alphacrestcapital.com. By using the Website to provide us with personal information or data you acknowledge that we will process the data pursuant to your request or any services contract you may have with us.

 

11. Choice/Opt-Out and Managing Preferences

 

You can opt-out of receiving e-mail communications from us (other than certain administrative emails) by following the opt-out instructions contained in such e-mails or you may contact us at tech@alphacrestcapital.com to change your preferences. Please be aware that we will process your request as quickly as we reasonably can, but it may not be possible to update our systems immediately. In addition, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons.

 

 

  1. Entire Agreement and Conflicting Provisions

 

Information collected through the Website is subject to the Privacy Policy, however, notwithstanding any terms of the Privacy Policy, we may use or disclose to third parties information provided through the Website for any purpose as outlined or otherwise permitted in a services contract between you and AlphaCrest. In the event of a conflict between any services contract between you and AlphaCrest and this Privacy Policy, that services contract shall control.

 

13. How to Contact Us

 

We welcome your questions, comments and or concerns about this Policy or about the Website. To contact us, please e-mail us at tech@alphacrestcapital.com