The mission of GoBuyside is to connect finance and investment professionals and to help facilitate their career success. To achieve our mission, we make services available through our website that enable you to access opportunities, share information, connect with users, learn, and make decisions in a vetted network of qualified professionals.
Through the combination of both internal and third party tracking code as well as cookies, we track the following categories of information when a visitor enters the Site: (1) IP address, (2) domain servers, (3) type of computer used to access the Site, (4) types of web browsers (collectively "Anonymous Data"). Such data does not collect information that identifies you as an individual. GoBuyside.com uses Anonymous Data for general marketing purposes and to help enhance customer experience on the Site.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.
For you to access certain services that we offer through the Site, we may require you to provide us with information that can identify you as an individual ("Personally Identifiable Information"). Personally Identifiable Information includes: (i) "Contact Data" (such as your first and last name, physical street address, city, state, zip code, phone number and email address); (ii) "Financial Data" (such as your credit card number, expiration date, and verification code); and (iii) "Questionnaire Data" (such as information about your personal life, education, career background, demographic information, etc...).
Please note that Contact Data and Anonymous Data are used to gather general statistics regarding our customers and visitors, in order to enhance the consumer experience on the Site. We may also use Questionnaire Data in a manner that does not identify you specifically or allow you to be contacted but does identify certain criteria about our users in general. For example, we may inform third parties about the number of registered users, number of unique visitors, and the pages most frequently browsed.
We may use your Contact Data to provide you with special information and promotions regarding our products or to contact a customer to respond to a question or request. Any Financial Data gathered is used for the purposes of processing or completing any financial transaction (such as membership fees) should such transactions become available on our Site.
GoBuyside.com is a social networking website for career development in the financial sector. Contact Data and Questionnaire Data is used to generate public profiles for our users which can be searched and seen by other users. The Site allows users to control the visibility and search-ability of Contact Data and Questionnaire Data. Your profile shall not include your Financial Data, however you agree to allow other GoBuyside.com users to contact you via the internal Site messaging service depending on your settings. By answering Questionnaire Data, you agree to allow us to make such information available to other members of the Site in accordance with your settings. If you post information on any of our chat groups, message boards or forums (if available), such information you provide may be available to other members of the Site and other Site visitors, this shall include any Questionnaire Data that has been incorporated into your public user profile and listing. You should use caution when deciding to disclose your personal information in these venues as we do not control who may participate in these interactive forums.
We use reasonable measures to maintain the security of your Personally Identifiable Information. However, no company, organization, or online community, including GoBuyside.com and GoBuyside, Inc., can fully eliminate security risks associated with personal information.
We may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to third party service providers who work on behalf of or with GoBuyside.com to provide some of the services and features of the GoBuyside.com Site and to help us communicate with the members of our Site. However, these service providers do not have any independent right to share this information (expect pursuant to a legal requirement such as a subpoena or warrant).
GoBuyside.com has security measures in place to minimize the loss, misuse, destruction and alteration of the information that you provide us or that we obtain from you. We will have no liability however to you or to any third-party arising out of any such loss, misuse, destruction, or alternation.
Our Site may contain links to other third-party websites ("Linked Websites"). We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the Linked Websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the Privacy Policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.