Last Updated: May 22, 2020
Collection and Use of Your Personal Information
Bloomberg, or where relevant a designated service provider, collects personal information that you voluntarily provide on this Web site, which may include your name, address, email address, contact information, credit card number, billing information, password etc. For example, Bloomberg or a designated service provider collects personal information when you register on this Web site, request certain Bloomberg services or products, or submit the information to enter a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion. If you do not provide certain personal information, not all functionality on the site will be available.
We use this information for carefully considered business purposes which also benefit our customers and which include some or all of the following:
• to provide our services and products
• to communicate with you
• to help Bloomberg improve our services and products and develop new services and products
• to provide support for our services and products, and for Bloomberg internal quality control purposes
• to provide you with offers and promotions about services and products of Bloomberg or of other parties that may be of interest to you
• to enhance your experience with this Web site, including to save your preference and login information
• to analyze web site usage and analyze use of the Web site
• to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Bloomberg or others and to monitor compliance with and enforce the terms of any agreement with Bloomberg
• to operate our services, products, and systems properly.
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Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Bloomberg 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, subject to Bloomberg’s Law Enforcement Data Request Statement; (b) protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Bloomberg or others; (c) monitor compliance with and enforce any terms of service on this Web site; (d) provide our services and products (including allowing a purchaser of Bloomberg or a Bloomberg division to continue to serve you); (e) perform other activities related to such services and products, including billing and collection; (f) provide you with offers or promotions from Bloomberg; or (g) operate the systems that provide our services and products properly.
The collection, further use, and/or disclosure of your information by Third-Party Providers or by other third parties is not the responsibility of Bloomberg. 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 Bloomberg is kept on secure servers. Bloomberg uses security measures appropriate to the provision of the relevant product or service, such as reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard personal information against loss, theft, unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification; and (b) to ensure the integrity of the personal information. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of the logon ID and password you may have set up in connection with your participation in this Web site’s service. 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.
Transfer of Your Personal Information to Other Countries
Links to Third-Party Websites
Bloomberg may provide links to third-party websites, including social networking websites. Since we do not control third-party sites and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such sites, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those websites before providing any of your information on such sites.