Privacy Policy

We at Investor Educators, owner of investinformed.com (the “Site”) take your privacy very seriously, and we want you to know how we collect, use, share and protect your information. This privacy policy contains the following information:

- What information we collect
- How we use that information
- How we may share that information
- How we protect your information
- Your choices regarding your personal information

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Information You Give Us
We receive and may store any information you enter on our websites. For example, we collect information from you when you place an order, create an account, leave a blog comment, or opt in to subscribe to receive emails.

The information we collect from you includes things like:
- Your name and/or alias
- Your mailing address
- Your e-mail address
- Your phone number
- Your credit card number and other payment information
- Demographic and lifestyle information, such as age, personal interests and product preferences
- Your comments, blogs, a short biography etc.

Some of this information, such as blog comments, is listed publicly in some parts of the community portion of the Site. Most information is not shared publicly including your email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card info, etc.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We use the information we collect for things like:
- Fulfilling orders and requests for products, services or information
- Processing returns
- Tracking and confirming online orders
- Delivering products
- Marketing and advertising products and services
- Conducting research and analysis
- Establishing and managing your accounts with us
- Communicating things like special events, sweepstakes, promotions and surveys
- Identifying you on our websites and tailoring advertisements and offers to you based on your interactions with us online
- Facilitating interactions with investinformed.com and others, such as enabling you to email a link to a friend
- Operating, evaluating and improving our business

DATA INFORMATION

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

HOW WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Investor Educators and investinformed.com does not sell, rent or trade your personal information to third parties. Ever.

We may share your information with third parties to perform services on our behalf such as:
- Fulfilling orders
- Delivering packages
- Sending investinformed.com marketing communications
- Fulfilling subscription services
- Conducting research and analysis
- Processing credit card payments

Sometimes we may be required to share personal information in response to a regulation, court order or subpoena. We may also share information when we believe it’s necessary to comply with the law. We also may share information to respond to a government request or when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of investinformed.com, our customers, or others; to prevent harm or loss; or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual unlawful activity.

We may also share personal information in the event of a corporate sale, merger, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.

While you are allowing us to use the information we receive about you, you always own all of your information. Your trust is important to us, which is why we don’t share information we receive about you with others unless we have received your permission or given you notice, such as by telling you about it in this policy.

HOW WE PROTECT THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Whether you are shopping online or in our stores, we use reasonable security measures to protect the confidentiality of personal information under our control and appropriately limit access to it. Investor Educators cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

We use a variety of information security measures to protect your online transactions with us. The investinformed.com marketplace uses encryption technology, such as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL protects information you submit via our Web site such as ordering information including your name, address and credit card number.

YOUR CHOICES REGARDING THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

You may choose to:
- Stop receiving marketing or promotional e-mails, direct mail, phone and mobile marketing communications.
- Update and correct your personal information
- Cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services

To do any of these, let us know by one of these methods:
Follow the directions in a marketing e-mail or direct mail or mobile communication that you receive from us.

Our websites link to other websites, many of which have their own privacy policies. Be sure to review the privacy policy on the site you’re visiting.

AUTOMATIC INFORMATION

Like many other websites, we also collect information through cookies and other automated means. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookie settings to your liking.

To help us understand and enhance our interactions with visitors to our websites, we may permit web analytics providers to collect information on our websites using automated tools like cookies or web beacons. We also may share personal information with those providers.

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

We may need to update our Privacy Policy as investinformed.com and our customers grow and evolve. If we make changes to the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page.