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Updated September 27th, 2018.

Thank you for visiting Clermont Partners’ website. This Privacy Policy tells you how we use, process, and disclose your information, including personal information, collected at this site and in conjunction with the Clermont Partners’ subscription service.

Please read this Privacy Policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: the privacy practices set forth in this Privacy Policy are for the Clermont Partners’ website and Clermont Partners’ subscription service only. If you link to other websites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

When this policy mentions Clermont Partners, “we,” “us,” or “our,” it refers to Clermont Partners, which is responsible for your information under this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Information
We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request and then places you on our mailing list. We never sell your information to any other company or agency.  Below, we describe more specifically how we collect your information and what we do with it.

  1. Information You Give to Us.
  1. Information We Automatically Collect from Your Use of the Website or Subscription Service.

We automatically collect information, including personal information, about the services you use and how you use them. This information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and us, to enable us to comply with legal obligations and given our legitimate interest in being able to provide and improve the functionalities of the website and subscription service.

  1. Information We Collect from Third Parties.

We may collect information, including personal information, that others provide about you, or obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect. We do not control, supervise, or respond for how the third parties providing your information process your personal data, and any information request regarding the disclosure of your personal information to us should be directed to such third parties.

  1. Other Sources. 

To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may receive additional information about you, such as demographic data or fraud detection information, from third party service providers and/or partners, and combine it with information we have about you. For example, we may receive background check results (with your consent where required) or fraud warnings from service providers like identity verification services for our fraud prevention and risk assessment efforts.

Use of Information
We use, store, and process information, including personal information, about you to provide, understand, improve, and develop the Clermont Partners’ website and subscription service, communicate with you, and comply with our legal obligations.  Specifically, we use, store, and process information to:

Sharing Your Information

  1. Your Consent.  

Where you have provided consent, we may share your information, including personal information, as described at the time of consent.

  1. Compliance with Law, responding to Legal Requests, Preventing Harm and Protection of Our Rights.  

Clermont Partners may disclose your information, including personal information, to courts, law enforcement or governmental authorities, or authorized third parties, if and to the extent we are required or permitted to do so by law or if such disclosure is reasonably necessary: (i) comply with our legal obligations; (ii) to comply with legal process and to respond to claims asserted against Clermont Partners; (iii) to respond to verified requests relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other of our users to legal liability; or (iv) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Clermont Partners, its employees, or members of the public.

Where appropriate, we may notify you about legal requests unless: (i) providing notice is prohibited by the legal process itself, by court order we receive, or by applicable law; or (ii) we believe that providing notice would be futile, ineffective, create a risk of injury or bodily harm to an individual or group, or create or increase a risk of fraud upon Clermont Partners.

  1. Service Providers.  

Clermont Partners uses a variety of third-party service providers to help us provide services related to the website and subscription service. Service providers may be located inside or outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”).  These providers have limited access to your information to perform tasks on our behalf, such as website and software optimization, and are contractually bound to protect and to use it only for the purposes for which it was disclosed and consistent with this Privacy Policy.  Clermont Partners will need to share your information, including personal information, in order to ensure the adequate performance of any contract with you and given our legitimate interest in being able to provide and improve the functionalities of the website and subscription service.

  1. Business Transfers. 

If Clermont Partners undertakes or is involved in any merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of assets, bankruptcy, or insolvency event, then we may sell, transfer, or share some or all of our assets, including your information, in connection with such transaction or in contemplation of such transaction (e.g., due diligence). In this event, we will notify you before your personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

  1. Aggregated Data.  

We may also share aggregated information (information about our users that we combine together so that it no longer identifies or references an individual user) and other anonymized information for regulatory compliance, industry and market analysis, demographic profiling, marketing and advertising, and other business purposes.

Your Rights
You may exercise any of the rights described in this section by contacting Clermont Partners through the privacy information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before taking further action on your request.

  1. Managing Your Information. 

Through your account you can manage certain settings, such as to subscribe or unsubscribe to content.

  1. Rectification of Inaccurate or Incomplete Information.  

You have the right to ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information concerning you.

  1. Data Access and Portability.

In some jurisdictions, applicable law may entitle you to request copies of your personal information held by us. You may also be entitled to request copies of personal information that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and/or request us to transmit this information to another service provider (where technically feasible).

  1. Data Retention and Erasure. 

We generally retain your personal information for as long as is necessary for the performance of a contract between you and us, for our legitimate business interests, or to comply with our legal obligations. If you no longer want us to use your information you can request that we erase your personal information. Please note that if you request the erasure of your personal information:

  1. Withdrawing Consent and Restriction of Processing.

Where you have provided your consent to the processing of your personal information by Clermont Partners you may withdraw your consent at any time by changing your Account Settings or by sending a communication to Clermont Partners specifying which consent you are withdrawing. Please note that the withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of any processing activities based on such consent before its withdrawal. Additionally, in some jurisdictions, applicable law may give you the right to limit the ways in which we use your personal information, in particular where (i) you contest the accuracy of your personal information; (ii) the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of your personal information; (iii) we no longer need your personal information for the purposes of the processing, but you require the information for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; or (iv) you have objected to the processing and pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of Clermont Partners override your own.

  1. Objection to Processing.

In some jurisdictions, applicable law may entitle you to require Clermont Partners not to process your personal information for certain specific purposes (including profiling) where such processing is based on legitimate interest. If you object to such processing, Clermont Partners will no longer process your personal information for these purposes unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for such processing or such processing is required for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Where your personal information is processed for direct marketing purposes, you may, at any time, ask Clermont Partners to cease processing your data for these direct marketing purposes.

  1. Lodging Complaints.

You have the right to lodge complaints about the data processing activities carried out by Clermont Partners before the competent data protection authorities.

Operating Globally

  1. General.  

To facilitate our global operations, Clermont Partners may transfer, store, and process your information within our company or with service providers based in Europe, India, Asia-Pacific, and North and South America. Laws in these countries may differ from the laws applicable to your Country of Residence. For example, information collected within the EEA may be transferred, stored, and processed outside of the EEA for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Where we transfer, store, and process your personal information outside of the EEA we have ensured that appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure an adequate level of data protection.

In some jurisdictions you may contact your European Data Protection Authority or Commission.

  1. California & Vermont Residents. 

Clermont Partners will not share information it collects about you with its affiliates or third parties (both financial and non-financial), except as required or permitted by your state’s law.

  1. California Privacy Rights.

California law permits those who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those third parties. See the “Privacy Contact Information” section for where to send such requests. Clermont Partners does not share personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing purposes without your prior consent. Accordingly, you can prevent disclosure of your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes by withholding consent.

We are continuously implementing and updating administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your information against unauthorized access, loss, destruction, or alteration. Some of the safeguards we use to protect your information are firewalls and data encryption, and information access controls. If you know or have reason to believe that your Clermont Partners credentials have been lost, stolen, misappropriated, or otherwise compromised or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your Clermont Partners account, please contact us following the instructions in the Contact Us section below.

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
Clermont Partners reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time in accordance with this provision. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the revised Privacy Policy on our website and update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. We will also provide you with notice of the modification by email at least thirty (30) days before the date it becomes effective. If you disagree with the revised Privacy Policy, you may cancel your subscription and refrain from visiting our website. Your continued access to or use of the website and/or subscription service will be subject to the revised Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.