At Fides + Ratio LLC, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of the visitors to our website. Here you will find information on how we treat data that we collect when someone visits our website, subscribes to our blog, posts a comment, or submits a contact form.
In particular, we want you to know that we are not in the business of selling, renting, or trading email lists with other organizations.
Below we provide detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, and how we keep it secure.
If You Visit Our Website
When you visit our website we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. This information is collected using cookies in such a way that no individual can be identified. You can find more information on how cookies are used on this website in the Cookies Policy below.
If You Subscribe to Our Blog
As part of the registration process for our blog posts, we collect personal information (name and email address). We use that information to notify you of new posts to our blog, to share information we believe you will find useful and interesting, and to contact you if we need to obtain, verify or provide additional information.
You can unsubscribe to mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us at [email protected]
We do not sell, rent, or trade email lists with other organizations.
If You Comment On Our Blog
In order to post a comment on our blog, you must provide a name, email address, and a comment. The email is not visible to anyone but us. However, the name provided and the comment are visible to any visitor to our website. The email is collected to enable you to receive notification of a reply to your comment. It may also be used by us to communicate directly with you. Your name and email address will only be added to our email lists if we receive permission from you.
To control spam, we moderate all comments.
If You Submit A Contact Form
If you use a contact form to communicate with us, we will retain your name, email address, and the content of the contact form. Your name and email address will only be added to our email lists if we receive permission from you.
Keeping Your Personal Data Secure
We have implemented data security policies to safeguard the personal data we collect. We maintain physical and electronic procedures to protect personal data from accidental loss, destruction or damage, and unauthorized access, use, and disclosure.
We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Links to Other Web Sites
Access to Your Personal Information
You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold to see what it is, to change or correct it, or to have it deleted (subject to legal data retention requirements). Email your request to [email protected] or use the contact form below.
What Is a Cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to your personal computer, tablet, smartphone, or other devices when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize your device.
How Long Are Cookies Stored?
Persistent cookies – These cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time you visit the website that created that particular cookie. Typically, these cookies are set to expire after 180 days or less. After that time period, or earlier if you manually remove cookies from your browser, you will be asked to accept cookies again.
Session cookies – These cookies allow website operators to link your actions during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and finishes when you close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
Cookies Used On This Website
A list of all the cookies used on the Website by category is set out below.
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features.
These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages you visit. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website. For instance, which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how the Website works.
These cookies remember the choices you make to improve your experience. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
These cookies allow the Website to provide enhanced, more personal features such as your user name, language, or the region you are in. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customize the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our site.
For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or other social networks, you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Changes to this Cookies Policy