Type of Information Collected
Personal data includes any information about an individual that could be used to identify them.
Bradford Edwards collects, uses, stores and transfers different kinds of personal information about you, such as:
“Contact Data” – includes your work address, email address and telephone numbers;
“Identity Data” – including your first name, last name and/or title;
“Marketing Data” – including your marketing and communications preferences;
“Profile Data” – including information collected when you visit our site, such as the site that referred you to our site, pages you visit, actions you take on the site, and information you provide through the site; and
“Technical Data” – including information about your internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you are using.
Collection and Use of Information
Bradford Edwards collects personally identifiable information – information that identifies you or can be used on its own or with other information to identify, locate or contact you – and non-personally identifiable information about how you use the Website.
Collection and Storage of Information From Direct Interaction With You. Bradford Edwards collects and stores information you provide through the Website. You may provide Contact Data, Identity Data, and Profile Data when you submit materials for employment, sign up on the Website to receive e-mail alerts and newsletters. Bradford Edwards will use any information you provide to deliver the information you requested, as well as surveys, invitations, announcements and other information the firm believes may interest you. Bradford Edwards also uses this information, along with similar information from other visitors to the Website, to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of its Website and the information it contains.
Information Collected Automatically. Bradford Edwards may use tools, including third-party analytical software, to collect Technical Data automatically whenever you visit our Website, such as: (i) device properties including, but not limited to, unique or other device identifiers; (ii) device operating system and firmware; (iii) IP address and Internet service provider; (iv) mobile phone carrier; (v) geographical data such as country or region; and (vi) other similar data. Bradford Edwards also may use server log analysis tools to gather and analyze information regarding the Website’s usage, such as the number of hits received, the number of unique visitors, the most/least visited pages, errors experienced by users, browsers and platforms used to connect to the Website, the number of times a user or the computers within a given network visited the Website, the date and time you visited the Website, the pages of the Website that you visited and the order in which you accessed such pages, and the websites you visited before or after you visit our Website.
Third parties or publicly available sources. Bradford Edwards may receive Technical Data and other analytics from third parties such as Google. The Firm may also use other technologies to collect information, including cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs among means. The information belongs to Bradford Edwards, and we use the information to improve the effectiveness of the Website.
Access to Personal Information
Bradford Edwards does not share your personally identifiable information with third-parties for their own marketing purposes. Your information is accessible to certain Bradford Edwards personnel. In addition, Bradford Edwards may share information with the following third parties:
- Web designers, hosting service providers and others helping Bradford Edwards implement, maintain and operate the Website;
- Vendors that monitor the Website and its operation on the Firm’s behalf;
- Vendors that help to prepare firm mailings, or provide Bradford Edwards with other services;
- Sponsors or co-sponsors of webinars, seminars or other events in which the Firm participates; and
- Law enforcement and other government authorities such as legislatures, courts, agencies and litigants if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of governmental authorities; (b) comply with legal process; (c) respond to requests from public or government authorities, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) protect the security or integrity of the Website or Bradford Edwards’s information systems; or (e) exercise or protect our rights, privacy, safety or those of affiliates, clients, you or others.
Data Protection Measures
Bradford Edwards follows generally accepted security practices and procedures designed to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. This includes reviews of the Firm’s data collection, storage and processing practices, including appropriate encryption and other technical, administrative, and physical security controls to safeguard against unauthorized access to systems where Bradford Edwards stores personal data. Bradford Edwards requires that its authorized service providers implement and maintain similar security practices and procedures as well. Nevertheless, Internet transmissions and information storage systems are never completely private or secure.
Duration That Bradford Edwards Retains Information
Bradford Edwards stores your information for as long as it considers the information to be useful to carry out the business purposes for which it was collected.
Links to Third-Party Websites
No Collection of Children’s Private Information
Bradford Edwards does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any person below 16 years old. This Website is not directed to or designed to attract anyone under the age of 16.
Data Storage and Processing Are Conducted in the United States Only
The Website collects information, processes and stores that information in databases located in the United States. By visiting the Website and submitting any personally identifiable information you consent to the transfer of such personally identifiable information to the United States. Visitors to the United States who access the Website are on notice that you may transfer personally identifiable information about yourself to the United States, and that the United States’ data protection laws may be less comprehensive than those in your own country.
Privacy Rights for EU Citizens
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code §§ 1798.83 permit California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third-parties for their direct marketing purposes. California Civil Code § 1798.100 et. seq. (effective July 1, 2020) will contain many of the same rights included in the section entitled “Privacy Rights for EU Citizens” above.