PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION
We may collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages Visitors access or visit, and information volunteered by Visitors. This includes any information that is submitted to us by Visitors via the Contact page of the Website. Any personal information provided by Visitors who send inquiries to Emergent Technology via email or the Contact page will be used only for the purpose of responding to such inquiries.
We collect information such as name, phone number, email address, and desired position from Visitors to the Careers page of the Website (“Applicants”). We also collect information contained on resumes, cover letters, and other related documentation voluntarily uploaded by Applicants.
We collect information such as name, phone number, mailing address, email address, accredited investor status, credit information, social security number, personal financial information (e.g., assets and income), and login credentials (e.g., username and password) from Visitors to the Website who register to become investors (“Investors”) of Emergent Technology and who create online accounts on the Website. We also collect information contained on any documents voluntarily uploaded or emailed by Investors, as well as any information voluntarily provided by Investors for the purposes of accessing various financial data and requesting services via the Investor page of the Website. We use any non-public personal information, such as personal financial information, solely for the purpose of providing services to Investors.
USING PERSONAL INFORMATION
We store and use personal information for many purposes, some of which are enumerated above. The information we collect is used to improve the content of the Website and the quality of our service. The information we collect is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission or if it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms, or as otherwise required by law.
We do not use your email address or other personal information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent other than Emergent Technology’s marketing purposes. Although our suppliers of web-related services may see your personal information, neither we nor they will send such information to anyone else outside of Emergent Technology or its affiliates without your permission. We may use your name and email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major updates, customer service needs, or items for which you have requested communication).
We may share non-public personal information about you with Emergent Technology’s affiliated companies, which is a group of companies related to us by common control or ownership.
We also reserve the right to share your non-public personal information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law. In exceptionally rare circumstances where national, state or company security is at issue, we reserve the right to share our entire database of Visitors, Applicants and Investors with appropriate governmental authorities.
SECURING YOUR DATA
Emergent Technology takes customer privacy seriously. We restrict access to protected information to those employees who need to know that information in order to provide service to you or to process your transactions with us.
Emergent Technology uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Website. Although Emergent Technology and its licensors own the code, databases, and all rights to the Website and any feedback you provide, you retain all rights to your data.
You understand that information provided by, sent to or stored about Visitors, Applicants, and Investors will be sent via the internet or received or stored on Emergent Technology’s computer systems (including backup systems) or on mobile storage devices or by or on email (collectively “E-Media”) each of which has associated risks, such as risks of interception, invasion, hacking, breach of confidentiality, theft, alteration, forgery, distortion, loss or delay in transmission (“E-Transmission/Storage Risks”). By transmission of information to and from Emergent Technology hereunder and doing business with Emergent Technology, you accept E-Transmission/Storage Risks and irrevocably and unconditionally waive any claim against Emergent Technology that may result from E-Transmission/Storage Risks by either you or Emergent Technology, except that in the case of information received, held or transmitted by Emergent Technology which has been so transmitted or so stored or both, Emergent Technology shall utilize commercially reasonable procedures and methods to diminish such risks. Emergent Technology has no responsibility or liability to any Investor for unlawful, unauthorized or fraudulent use of login credentials (e.g., username and password) to access and instruct Emergent Technology with regard to such Investor’s account on the Website.
CROSS-BORDER DATA TRANSFERS
In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the Website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.
You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.
TRANSFERS OF CUSTOMER INFORMATION
Customer lists and information are properly considered assets of a business. Accordingly, if we merge with another entity or if we sell our assets to another entity, our customer lists and information, including personally identifiable information you have provided us, would be included among the assets that would be transferred and we would request that the entity treat your information in accordance with these terms.
As a convenience to our Visitors, the Website may contain links to third party sites that we believe may offer useful information. The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to those sites. We suggest contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection, and distribution policies.
Emergent Technology Holdings LP
109 N. Post Oak Ln, Ste 435
Houston, Texas 77024
You may access, amend or alter the information we collect about you by contacting the individual listed above for so long as such information is retained by Emergent Technology. This access may be subject to a fee to cover our costs.