How BlackRock collects information and the type of information collected
Personal Information: In order for you to contact us, BlackRock must collect certain personal information about you, such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.
Web logs: BlackRock also maintains standard web logs that record data about all visitors to the Website. These logs may contain: i) the Internet domain from which you access the Website; ii) your IP address (your computer is automatically assigned an IP address when you surf the Internet; your IP address is either static or dynamic; a static IP address may be identifiable to you; a dynamic IP address is usually not identifiable to you); iii) the type of browser and operating system you use; iv) the date and time you visited this site; v) the pages you viewed on the Website; and vi) the address of the website from which you linked.
How BlackRock may further use my personal information
BlacRock may also use and share your personal information for the following purposes:
- Administering and providing the Website;
- Generating statistics, aggregating data, measuring the Website’s activities, and detecting and preventing security threats;
- Communicating with you about technical notices, updates, security alerts and support;
- Responding to your requests, complaints, comments and questions; and
- Other purposes that we identify to you from time-to-time.
As mentioned above, we use “cookies” as well as other similar tracking technologies (including scripts, pixel tags, etags, web beacons) on our Website. Cookies are small text files that your browser installs on your computer or other device that enables the Website to recognize you upon your visit. Some cookies are necessary for our Website to function. We collect this data to help us analyze our Website’s performance.
Storing and Sharing Information
BlackRock may share the information collected with our service providers we have contracted to assist us in providing our business needs, including the purposes outlined below.
Only authorized personnel of BlackRock and of our service providers who require this information to perform their duties will have access to the file containing your personal information. Your information will be held at our offices or on our servers, or those of our service providers, which may be located in a country outside of Canada and thus will be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction.
Your personal information is kept as long as required for the purposes for which it was collected or for the purposes of compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations. When this information is no longer necessary, it is destroyed. When destroying documents and data, we follow strict procedures and ensure that only authorized personnel has access to them.
All personal information will be safeguarded in a confidential manner in compliance with applicable federal, state and provincial (including Québec) laws respecting the protection of personal information. BlackRock employs reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect your information from loss, theft and unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, modification and destruction.
To the extent provided by these laws, you have the right to obtain access to your personal information and request that it be corrected if the personal information is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete or ambiguous, or if the collection, release or keeping of the information is not authorized by law. Any request for access to of your personal information and any notice shall be directed as follows:
By e-mail: email@example.com
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