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Privacy Policy

Last revised: Dec. 12, 2014

 

STOXX Limited (“STOXX”, “we” or “us”) is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provide to us when using our website or any service available on any of our sites (collectively, the “Website”). This policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes how we treat personal information received about you when you visit the Website.

Scope and Updates

This Privacy Policy applies to personal information that we collect in relation to your use of the Website. It does not apply to information collected by third party websites, platforms and applications that you may access through links on the Website.  Such third party third party websites, platforms and applications may have their own privacy policies. In addition, when you use services offered by us, we may ask you to share further personal information with us. You will be informed in advance of the type, purpose and use of such data.

Additional privacy policies and provisions may apply, in particular when we have a license agreement with you. These additional provisions apply in addition to this Privacy Policy.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make amendments, these will be posted on our Website, and the date set out above will be updated accordingly. Any new Privacy Policy shall automatically be effective when it is published on the Website. We expect you to regularly refer to this section to make sure you are familiar with the applicable Privacy Policy.

Information we Collect

When you use the Website, we will automatically log information from the browser used to access the Website, for example about products and services purchased, your IP address, session durations, the pages that are visited from that address, and the website from where you visit the Website, if your computer is set to allow that type of collection. We may also collect device-specific information, such as your hardware model and operating system.

We use such information to evaluate interest in our Website and to perform other market research activities, such as surveying browsing habits on our Website. We do not use such information to identify the user who is accessing the Website.

We will collect personal information when you register with us, when you later log on to our Website and when you contact us through email or otherwise. When you register with us using your LinkedIn, Xing or similar accounts, we will collect and store certain information from your account, such as your name(s), address and email address, but we will never access your contact list, post on your behalf, or keep your LinkedIn credentials on record after the registration is completed.

How we Use Personal Data

We may use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • as set out in the Conditions of Use and other terms applicable to you, for example the terms of a License Agreement with us;
  • to provide you with news and reports according to your registration or subscription;
  • to provide you with information on new or existing products and services;
  • to further develop the Website, our products and services;
  • to personalize the content of the Website;
  • to verify your authorization to use the Website;
  • to monitor whether your use of the Website complies with the applicable terms and conditions;
  • to protect our intellectual property or contractual rights;
  • to protect us from a threat or other perceived security risk.

Data Disclosure

We may provide aggregated data about products and services purchased, visitor interests, demographics and other information collected from our Website to contractors and affiliates so that they can learn what products and services are most popular to our users. Aggregated data will be in anonymous group statistical form and not associated with any individual person.

We may also share personal information among affiliated companies such as group companies for the purposes for which the information has been collected.

We may also share personal information to comply with law, court orders, subpoena or legal process or when such personal information is transferred as a part of sale of assets including the assets represented by this Website, to protect us and our rights. +.

We may use Six Group, Deutsche Börse AG, their affiliates and other third parties to provide our services and to process your personal data as set out above on our behalf. Such entities may be located in Switzerland, in the EU/EEA, the United States and in other countries including countries that may not have a level of data protection equivalent to Switzerland or to your jurisdiction.

Cookies and Analytics

A cookie is a string of information, i.e. a text file,  that is sent by a website and stored temporarily in your device’s memory. Cookies can help us to improve the information and services made available through the Website and to better tailor the Website and our products and services to your interests and needs. Unless you have adjusted your browser to block cookies, the Website will send cookies to your device as soon as you visit the website.

Cookies may also be used to help speed up your future activities and experience on the Website. We employ cookies technology to facilitate quick login procedures and to personalize the Website's contents. Thus, cookies used by the Website can recognize previous connections to the Website by your device.  If you delete the cookies from your device (see below for more information), you will be asked to type in your username and password again. In order to access the password-protected area of the Website, cookies should be enabled in your browser configuration.

We also use cookies to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how people use the Website and to help us improve the website’s structure and content.

You can change your device settings to delete and block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings.

We use Adobe Analytics to collect anonymous visitor information, including IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. Adobe Analytics may also place a cookie on your device. For further information about Adobe Analytics, for links to Adobe Analytics’ Privacy Policy and an opt-out tool for Adobe Analytics, go to http://www.adobe.com/privacy/analytics.html.

Security

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures, such as limiting access to the data to authorized personnel only and storing data on a secure server, to protect your personally-identifiable information against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available. However, you should be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we try to use commercially reasonable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security and that we can prevent any unauthorized processing.

Accessing and Updating your Personal Data

If you wish to access, update or delete your personal data, please provide us with a written access request and valid identification at STOXX Ltd., Selnaustrasse 30, CH-8021 Zurich, Switzerland. We will then review your request and respond in due time. If you are a Registered User, you may access your personal account and edit or update your personal information through your personal account with us.