Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Statement is part of the Terms and Conditions for using http://www.stonehillgroup.com. By providing information on this site, you are accepting the practices described in the Privacy Statement. This Privacy Statement applies only to information that you provide to The StoneHill Group through this Website.

Visitors may browse the Website without having to reveal any personal information. The StoneHill Group only collects personal information that is provided voluntarily. Some areas of the site, primarily those restricted to clients (“clients”) and authorized users (“users”), may require submission of personal information).

The StoneHill Group does not collect personally identifying information about you except when it is specifically and knowingly provided by you. This website may use “cookies” to enhance the functionality and user experience of the Website in order to make activities more convenient and efficient for Clients and Users. A “cookie” is a small file stored locally on the computer used to access the Client account, and contains information relating to a Client’s past use of the Website. These cookies can be easily erased using your computer’s Preference Settings.

In the following instances, the StoneHill Group may ask you to provide certain personal information in order to access certain areas of the Website:

(a) Registration Information: The StoneHill Group may require Clients and Users of the Website to provide certain information, including name, company, title, email address, phone number, and mailing address, which the StoneHill Group will use to verify that Client or User meets the minimum criteria for accessing Services through the Website. Contact information and other Client-specific information are only to be used by the StoneHill Group internally in order to operate the Website and to communicate with Clients. Client-specific information is available to other Clients only in unique cases where that Client expressly grants permission.

(b) Transactional Information: Information relating to Client transactions, such as contact information, file upload, and document transfer will remain confidential, and will be used by The StoneHill Group for the purpose of delivering services as requested by the Client. Uploaded documents will only be disclosed as otherwise required by contract, law, or regulation.

(c) Technical and Usage Information: To successfully manage this web site, enhance its functionality, and ensure that activities and communications performed by Clients on this site are convenient, dependable and secure, the StoneHill Group may collect, store and use technical and Website usage information relating to a Clientís or Userís website activities. Such information includes the IP (Internet Protocol) address from which a Client or User accesses the Website, which is used only internally by the StoneHill Group as required for server operation and other technical uses. This information is not disclosed to Clients or third parties.

(d) Client Communications: The StoneHill Group may use Client contact information, including e-mail and mailing addresses in order to communicate regarding completed uploads, to notify Clients of enhancements and adjustments in Website features and functionality, service and product updates, security and system patches, privacy policy and rules and regulations changes, and other activities relating to making a Clientís use of the website more valuable.

At certain points on the Website the User may have the opportunity to contact The StoneHill Group and request information. In that process we may ask that certain personal information be provided, such as e-mail address, name, your organization, postal address and telephone and fax numbers. The information provided is used to forward requested documentation or to contact the User with information about the services in which they have expressed an interest. Users to this site may always choose not to provide personal information while using the website, although a decision not to provide such information may preclude them from using certain services offered through the Website.

The StoneHill Group may internally use the information you furnish to us to better serve you, analyze trends, administer the Website, track Users’ movement, and gather demographic information. The StoneHill Group reserves the right to use non-personal aggregated information (such as cumulative User demographics) for other business purposes.

The StoneHill Group, through the Website, may provide links to sites maintained by third parties (“Third Party Sites”). The StoneHill Group is not responsible for the content, functionality, accessibility, privacy policies or other practices of such Third Party Sites.

The StoneHill Group takes precautions to protect the information of visitors to the Website. It takes technical, administrative, and physical steps to protect against unauthorized access to information collected through the Website. All such information is handled within the StoneHill Group and is not disclosed to third parties except as indicated in this Privacy Statement. As communication technology evolves, the StoneHill Group may review and revise its data protection practices from time to time.

If the StoneHill Group is sold or disposed of, whether by sale of assets, merger, or otherwise, any data collected by the StoneHill Group through the Website or personal information that has been voluntarily provided by website Users to the StoneHill Group may be furnished to the purchaser or successor in interest.

The StoneHill Group reserves the right to disclose any information if such action is necessary (i) to conform to the requirements of law or to comply with legal process or subpoena served on the StoneHill Group, (ii) to protect and defend the legal rights or property of the StoneHill Group, the Web Site or its Clients, or (iii) in the event of an emergency, to protect the health and safety of its Clients, or the general public. The StoneHill Group further reserves the right to release any information concerning any Client if that Client participates (or is reasonably suspected of participating) in any illegal activity, even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order. Lastly, the StoneHill Group reserves the right to cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who may be using our website, servers, or anything available through this web site for illegal activities, and to report any suspected illegal activity to law enforcement agencies for investigation or prosecution.

The StoneHill Group reserves the right to amend and adjust this Privacy Statement, as need warrants. Any changes to this Privacy Statement made by The StoneHill Group will be posted here, and will become effective upon posting. Use and access of this website after such posting shall be deemed acceptance by the user of such revised Privacy Statement.

If you have questions or concerns about the StoneHill Group’s application of this Privacy Statement or if you would like to inform the StoneHill Group about changes in your personal information (such as your address) you may contact us at 770-399-1936.