Privacy Policy

Last Revision Date: February 2017

This website is administered by Kroll, Inc. (“Kroll”). Kroll recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy. The following Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) provides important information about your privacy in connection with your use of Kroll’s website relating to the submission of your personal information via the website. Please review it carefully. It describes what information Kroll collects, how Kroll collects that information and how Kroll stores, uses, transfers, and discloses (collectively “Uses”) the collected information. Your continued use of this website constitutes your agreement with this Privacy Policy and any subsequent updates. This Privacy Policy is subject to Kroll’s Website Terms of Use (“TOU”), and/or any other such agreement that governs your relationship with Kroll subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, or other third-parties.

Subsidiary, Affiliate, Partner and Third-Party Websites

This Privacy Policy applies to this website only. To the extent that this website permits you to link to or otherwise access the websites of Kroll’s subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, or other third-parties, separate privacy policies may apply to those linked websites. Those separate privacy policies may contain terms different than those contained in this Privacy Policy, and your access to and use of such linked websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. Kroll expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for your access to and use of such linked websites, as well as for any use of the Personal Information (defined below) that you may provide, or any Personal Information that may be collected about you (including via cookies) at such linked websites.

Purpose of Collection of Personal Information

While visiting the Kroll website you may be asked to voluntarily provide certain personal information such as your name, contact details, age, biographical information or other personal details (“Personal Information”). For example, if you visit the Careers section of the website to explore employment opportunities, you may be asked to provide your email address, residence, education, work experience, and other similar information. Or if you access one or more of Kroll’s web-based technology platforms, you may be asked to provide certain Personal Information in order to access those web-based services. Such Personal Information is provided by you on a voluntary basis, and by submitting your Personal Information you consent to its use in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected from Cookies and Other Technologies

Kroll’s website, online services, applications, platforms, email messages, and advertisements, if any, may use “cookies” and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons to collect information about you (pixel tags and web beacons are also known as clear GIFs, action tags or web tags). Please see our Cookies Policy for further information.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Kroll will not share Personal Information collected from you with third parties for purposes other than those in support of Kroll’s operations and as necessary to facilitate the purpose for which you provided it. In some cases Kroll may share the Personal Information with its affiliated companies, clients, or with third party service providers retained by Kroll to provide services on its behalf. These affiliated companies, clients, or third party service providers will use your Personal Information only to accomplish the purposes for which the Personal Information was collected. The transfer of your Personal Information to our affiliated companies may also be done to allow these entities to offer you information about their businesses, products or services that may be of interest to you, or for other lawful business purposes.

Your Personal Information may also be shared under the following circumstances: (i) if Kroll is required to do so by law enforcement authorities or government agencies or for other regulatory purposes; and (ii) in connection with investigations or other efforts to prevent illegal activities or pertaining to public safety.

Kroll may disclose and transfer your Personal Information during a merger or during the divestiture of company assets. However, we will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your Personal Information consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Integrity, Protection and Retention of Your Personal Information

While Kroll endeavors to protect your Personal Information, we cannot warrant the security of any Personal Information, and ultimately you provide your Personal Information to us at your own risk. Kroll uses commercially reasonable efforts and security practices to safeguard your Personal Information and to employ security measures designed to protect your Personal Information from access by unauthorized persons. Some of those measures include, but may not be limited to, encryption, firewalls and use of Secure Socket Layers (SSL). Kroll retains your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, as outlined previously in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is mandated or permitted by law.

Access to Personal Information

There may be times that you wish to access your Personal Information. Kroll makes commercially reasonable efforts to provide you with access to your Personal Information so you can instruct us to correct or update the Personal Information if it is inaccurate, or delete your Personal Information if Kroll is not required to retain it by law or for a legitimate business purpose. To receive a copy of your Personal Information, or to provide instructions to us on what you want corrected or updated, send us an e-mail at: [email protected].

Opting Out: How You Control the Use of Your Personal Information

In the event you decide that you want to opt out from Kroll’s use of your Personal Information, you may do so by notifying Kroll by email at: [email protected].

Children

Kroll does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and does not target its websites to children under 13. Kroll encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests.

Changes to this Privacy Policy and Notification to You

Kroll reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to make changes to this Privacy Policy. When changes are made to the Privacy Policy, the “Last Revision Date” field at the top of the Privacy Policy will be updated accordingly. Changes to the Privacy Policy become effective upon posting and updating the “Last Revision Date”. Kroll encourages you to periodically review the Privacy Policy to be informed of any changes.

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