Your Information and Privacy
Collection & Use of Personal Information
Ridge Global, or where relevant a designated service provider, collects personal information that you voluntarily provide on this website or offline in connection with any relationship you may have with Ridge Global, which may include your name, address, email address, contact information, and any other personal and/or identifying information etc. For example, Ridge Global or a designated service provider collects personal information when you register on this website or request certain Ridge Global services or products.
We use this information for carefully considered business purposes which also benefit our clients and which include some or all of the following:
- to communicate with you, including providing information about our services and products;
- to provide our services and products and to properly do so;
- to help us improve our current and develop new services and products as well as maintain internal quality controls;
- to provide support for our services and products, as might be appropriate;
- to conduct analysis on website usage;
- to monitor compliance with and enforce the terms of any agreement with Ridge Global and protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Ridge Global or others, as might be appropriate;
Ridge Global and the parties with whom we work (e.g., service providers, business partners, etc.) may place, view, and/or use “cookies”, web server logs, web beacons, or other electronic tools to collect statistical and other information about your use of this website and other websites. This information may include information about the IP address of your computer, browser type, language, operating system, your mobile device, device ID, geo-location data, the state or country from which you accessed this website, the web pages visited, the date and the time of a visit, the websites you visited immediately before and after visiting this website, the number of links you click within this website, the functions you use on this website, the databases you view and the searches you request on this website, the data you save on or download from this website and the number of times you view any item on this website.
Ridge Global and the parties with whom we work may use the information collected for various purposes, either on behalf of Ridge Global or for the other parties’ own purposes, including research, analysis, to better serve visitors to this website to compile aggregate and anonymous information about usage of this Website and other websites, other statistics, etc. However, if you have deleted and disabled cookies, these uses will not be possible to the extent they are based on cookie information. To opt out of Google Analytics, including Demographics and Interest Reporting, please click here. To opt out of Parse.ly analytics, please click here.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Ridge Global may also disclose your personal information to unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to: (a) comply with any applicable law, rule, or regulation, or in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process; (b) protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Ridge Global or others; (c) provide our services and products; (d) operate the systems that provide our services and products properly; (e) or any other purpose that is reasonably necessary to provide our services and products.
As noted above, the collection, further use, and/or disclosure of your information by Third-Party Providers or by other third parties is not the responsibility of Ridge Global. Rather, such collection, use, and/or disclosure is governed by the third parties’ privacy policies.
Accuracy, Security, And Retention of Your Personal Information
Any personal information you provide to Ridge Global is kept on secure servers. Ridge Global uses security measures appropriate to the provision of the relevant product or service, such as reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures for the type of information provided to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. Personal information is retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected, including legitimate business reasons, and/or legal and regulatory requirements.
Rights With Respect To Your Personal Information
Please note that it may take some time to process your request, consistent with applicable law.
Links To Third-Party Websites
Ridge Global may provide links to third-party websites, including social networking websites. Since we do not control these third-party sites and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such sites, as noted above, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those websites before providing any of your information on such sites.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by Ridge Global, LLC to its affiliates and/or third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
To make such a request, please send an email with your first name, last name, mailing address, email address and telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “California Privacy Rights” in the Subject line of your email.
You may also make such a request by writing to us at:
Ridge Global, LLC
Attn: Legal Department
1140 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036