Effective Date: March 23rd, 2016
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Via the website, we may collect personal information (the “Personal Information”) from you such as contact information (e.g., name, mailing address, phone number and email), financial information (bank accounts, brokerage account numbers, investment types), social security number, unique identifiers (user name, account number or password), demographic information (age, education, gender and personal interests), and preference information (product “wish lists”, order history or marketing preferences). We may also conduct a site visit to collect information and use information collected off-line by DSS sales representatives and/or communications with independent sales or marketing representatives that may refer you to us. With the above being said we will from time to time review any of your websites to keep up to date and accurate information about your business so that we may better full fill your funding needs.
The primary purpose for which DSS collects Personal Information is to provide you with safe, secure, and efficient mechanisms to meet your business financing or working capital needs. More specifically, DSS may use the Personal Information to: (1) Evaluate and assess your business’s needs, eligibility and suitability for products or services to be provided through DSS or its affiliates; (2) Respond to your requests or inquiries or for similar customer service issues; (3) Effectuate a transaction or agreement with you, including verifying your identity; (4) Send you requested product or service information; (5) Generally provide administrative services related to your business’s accounts and products; (6) Resolve disputes or collect fees; (7) Enforce our contractual rights; (8) Send you information about DSS and its various product and service offerings and those of our affiliates including marketing and promotional materials via email, sms, call or otherwise; (9) Improve our website, products, services and marketing efforts; (10) Conduct research and analysis; and/or (11) Display website content based upon your interests.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do occasionally share your Personal Information with third parties who provide various products and services. We will only share this Personal Information as set forth below:
- When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect or enforce our legal rights to property; protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,
- To our subsidiaries or affiliates: To provide information about your transactions, creditworthiness and experiences;
- To provide you with information relating to products or services that we believe you may find of interest, including working capital or financing solutions from third parties if we cannot fulfill your needs. In these cases, we will only share basic information, such as your contact information, company name, and amount of funds you had requested;
- As required by law, such as in response to a subpoena, summons or similar legal process in general;
- To third parties who support us in providing products and services to you such as customer service, credit checks, secure data storage, transfer or payment or similar services. These third parties will be authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide services to us;
- To our investors, partners, lenders and/or auditors in the course of their review or audit of our business;
- To a buyer or successor entity in the event of a merger, acquisition or sale. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
- To an asset purchaser in connection with an asset sale;
USER ACCESS AND CHOICE
If your Personal Information changes, or if you no longer want to be updated or to be contacted for new products or services, you may, at any time, correct, update, amend, delete, remove or deactivate your contact information Click Here to opt-out or email here to update your file firstname.lastname@example.org .
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, you may contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
By submitting to any contact form, application on this site you agree to be an inquiring prospective client who will be contacted through automated means (e.g. autodialing, text and pre-recorded messaging) via telephone, mobile device (including SMS and MMS) and/or email, even if it is a cellular phone number or other service for which the called/messaged person(s) could be charged for such contact & even if your telephone number is currently listed on any state, federal or corporate Do Not Call registry. Consent is not required to purchase goods or services. You’ll receive approximately 4 messages every month. Message & Data Rates May Apply. REPLY “HELP” FOR HELP, REPLY “STOP” TO CANCEL. See DISCLOSURE Section below.
NON-DISCLOSURE & NON-CIRCUMVENTION
DSS acknowledges that it is the policy and practice of DSS to maintain as secret and confidential any and all information related to its’ clients and their businesses and developmental projects and agrees that it will not discuss any of the Client’s businesses or developmental projects with anyone except those parties that are bona fide and credible financial institutions or entities that can reasonably be expected to be capable of providing the desired financing for the Client.
During the term of this agreement, the Client to this Agreement may learn from DSS, or from principals, the names and telephone numbers of investors, borrowers, lenders, agents, brokers, banks, lending corporations, individuals and/or trusts, or buyers and sellers hereinafter called contacts. The Client acknowledge, accept, and agree that the identities of the contacts will be recognized by the Client as exclusive and valuable contacts of the DSS and will remain so for the duration of this agreement, breach of said agreement may raise a claim;
The Client agrees to not disclose or to utilize or attempt to utilize any of the contacts and sources of finance that they shall become aware of through this Agreement either for their own purposes or for any other entity and that if there should be any breach of this Agreement that DSS would be damaged financially and that DSS would have reason to seek mitigation of this damage from the Client.
The Client agree to keep confidential the names of any contacts DSS. Client may not reveal any of these to any other firm, company, associates, corporations, joint ventures, partnerships, divisions, Subsidiaries, employees, agents, heirs, assigns, designees, or consultants. Client accepts not to contact, deal with, negotiate, or participate in any transactions with any of the contacts without first entering a written agreement with DSS who provided such contact unless DSS gives prior written permission. Such confidentiality will include any names, addresses, telephone, telex, facsimile numbers, and/or other pertinent information disclosed or revealed to the client;
Both parties to this Agreement agree that certain information that is in the public domain shall not form a basis of claim by either party. Any past or current relationships the Client may have with a Bank, Insurance Client, Hedge Fund, Thrift Fund, or similar financial institution within the public domain, does not serve as a basis to exclude payment of consulting fees due to DSS from the Client.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at Click Here to opt-out.
We take the security of your Personal Information very seriously. When you enter sensitive information (such as a social security number) on our order forms, we encrypt and protect the transmission of that information using industry level security such as 128-bit encryption and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. This system creates an encrypted connection between our servers and your internet browser.
If we have access to your banking information online, such access will be “read-only.” That is, DSS will not have the ability to change, edit or modify your account information in any way.
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. That being said, no method of transmission via the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at.
COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, scripts and local storage such as HTML5 are used by us and our business partners, such as our digital marketing agencies, affiliates, and/or service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the website, tracking users’ movements around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies on an individual as well as an aggregated basis.
As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, data/time stamp and clickstream data.
We may combine this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you. We do this to improve the services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics and/or website functionality.
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third-party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
LINKS TO 3RD PARTY SITES
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at.
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
The website includes social media features that allow you to interact with third-party sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or GlassDoor. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on the website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. These social media features are either hosted by a third-party or hosted directly on the website. Your interactions with these third-party sites are governed by those sites’ respective privacy policies.
Incorporate U.S. Public Law 106-229, ‘‘Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act’’ or such other applicable law conforming to the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures (2001) and ELECTRONIC COMMERCE AGREEMENT (ECE/TRADE/257, Geneva, May 2000) adopted by the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT).EDT documents shall be subject to European Community Directive No. 95/46/EEC, as applicable. Either Party may request hard copy of any document that has been previously transmitted by electronic means provided however, that any such request shall in no manner delay the parties from performing their respective obligations and duties under EDT instruments.By submitting to any contact form, application on this site you agree to be an inquiring prospective client who will be contacted through automated means (e.g. autodialing, text and pre-recorded messaging) via telephone, mobile device (including SMS and MMS) and/or email, even if it is a cellular phone number or other service for which the called/messaged person(s) could be charged for such contact & even if your telephone number is currently listed on any state, federal or corporate Do Not Call registry.