Point Sur Investors

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: 01/07/2016

Point Sur Investors LLC, a California limited liability company (“Company”, “PSI” or “We”), respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. 
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you in connection with your use of our website www.pointsurinvestors.com (our “Site”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect:

  1. On our Site, both automatically and information that you provide to us.
  2. In e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and PSI.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  1. PSI offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by the Company or any third party; or
  2. any third party.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Site. By accessing or using this Site, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Site. Some information is collected from all visitors who access our Site (“Visitors”), while other information is only collected from those Visitors who apply for a password to access password-restricted areas on our Site (“Users”).

 The following is a list describes some of the information that we may collect from you:

  1. For all Visitors, information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Site, your IP Host address, the pages that you have viewed and the time spent viewing them while accessing our Site.
  2. For all Users, in addition to the information collected for Visitors, the additional information that you provide to use when you apply for a password to access password-restricted areas of our Site.

We collect this information:

  1. For Visitors and Users, we will automatically collect this information as you navigate through the Site. Such information will be collected via the use of cookies and may be collected from other tracking technologies, as further described below. We will update this Privacy Policy if we elect to use such additional tracking technologies.
  2. For Users, you will provide such information to us when you apply for a password to access password-restricted areas of our Site. 

Information You Provide to Us  

The information we collect from Users on or through our Site may include:

  1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site. This includes information provided when you applied for a password to access password-restricted areas of our Site. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Site.
  2. Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses), if you contact us.

Information We Collect through Automatic Data Collection Technologies  

As Visitors navigate through and interact with our Site, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

  1. Details of your visits to our Site, including traffic data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Site. 
  2. Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, as well as the webpage that you may be linking from to access the Site.

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways. It helps us to improve our Site, and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  1. Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  2. Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Site according to your individual interests.
  3. Recognize you when you return to our Site.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  1. Cookies (or browser cookies). Our Site may use cookies to recognize Users. A cookie is a unique identifier that matches your current session with some of your personal information stored on the PSI system. This may allow allow us to tailor Site to your preferences and interests. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Site. Cookies may be persistent or stored only during an individual session.

We do not collect personal Information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that you provide to us.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  1. To present our Site and its contents to you.
  2. To improve our Site.
  3. To provide you with information that you request from us.
  4. To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  5. To notify you about changes to our Site.
  6. In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  7. For those Users who apply for a password to access password-protected areas of our Site, to determine whether you are qualified to receive additional information regarding PSI and its affiliates.
  8. For any other purpose with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information
We will not disclose any information about our Visitors or Users to third parties, excepting certain business intelligence consultants and service providers. Any general tracking information that we collect our Visitors will be anonymized. All personal information about our Users will not be anonymized.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may disclose information about our Visitors or Users that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  1. To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  2. To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. For example, we may rely on third party providers to perform certain services for us, such as communications and hosting services, network security, technical and customer support, quality assurance tracking, and other functions.
  3. To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  4. For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  5. With your consent.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  1. To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  2. If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of PSI or others. 

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  1. Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information
Users can review and change their personal information by logging into the Site and visiting your account profile page. Information about Visitors is anonymized and cannot be reviewed or changed. 
Users may also send us an e-mail at info@pointsurinvestors.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your User account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. If a User asks us to delete its User account, some related personal information associated with such User may remain on our servers to prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use, and comply with other legal requirements.

Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to info@pointsurinvestors.com
Do Not Track

We do not track or respond to browser “Do Not Track” requests.

Visiting Our Site from Outside of the United States

If you are visiting our Site from outside of the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers may be located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United Sates and other countries may not be as comprehensive as those in your country, but please be assured that PSI does take steps pursuant to the laws in the United States that your privacy is protected. By visiting our Site, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Privacy Policy.

Data Security and Information Storage
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Such measures may include the use of firewalls, secure socket layers, and other systems consistent with standard industry practices. We consistently work to improve our security measures. However, no security system is foolproof and we cannot guarantee the security of your information.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. 
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Site. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. 

Children under Age 18

Our Site is not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any information to us or use the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Site, register on the Site, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will immediately delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at info@pointsurinvestors.com.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy
It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you through a notice on the Site home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Site and this privacy policy to check for any changes.
Contact Information
To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, as well as if you believe that we have not adhered to this policy, please contact us at info@pointsurinvestors.com.


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Point Sur Investors LLC (PSI) is an independent, privately held investment advisor located in Palo Alto, California. The materials herein are intended solely for the recipient of the password and neither the materials nor the password may be transmitted to any other person without Point Sur Investors’ consent. This website is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any security.

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