AEGIS Hedging Solutions, LLC
This Privacy Statement covers the information practices of https://aegis-hedging.com and other related websites owned or operated by AEGIS (the “Websites”).
AEGIS collects information from individuals or companies who utilize our Services (“Customers”) and individuals who visit the Website (“Visitors”).
When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Services or registering to use the Services, AEGIS requires you to provide personal and business contact information, such as name, address, phone number, and email address (“Required Contact Information”). When purchasing the Services, AEGIS requires you to provide billing information, such as billing name and address and ACH information (“Billing Information”). Finally, when you use the Services, you will be entering and storing information about your actual and forecasted production, lender restrictions and current hedge positions (“Trading Information”) and information pertaining to certain third-party online services and accounts pertaining to your data and information (the “Third Party Services Information”). Required Contact Information, Billing Information, Trading Information and Third Party Services Information are referred to collectively as “Data About AEGIS Customers.”
As you navigate the Website, AEGIS may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and tracking services (“Website Navigational Information”). Website Navigational Information includes standard information from your web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Website (such as the web pages viewed and the links clicked).
Use of Information Collected
AEGIS uses Data About AEGIS Customers to perform the services requested. For example, if you fill out a “Contact Me” web form, AEGIS will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in the Services.
AEGIS also uses Data About AEGIS Customers to improve our application’s Services. For example, if we find that users are having difficulty with a particular page, we will find ways to make it better.
AEGIS may use aggregated Trading Information on an anonymous basis as part of AEGIS’ business model., including the development of industry benchmarks. AEGIS will only use Trading Information on an anonymous, aggregated basis.
As described in the Terms and Conditions of Service, AEGIS may disclose your hedge data to (a) certain financial institutions with which you have positions in place, and/or (b) certain financial institutions which serve as a capital provider to you. You authorize access to these financial institutions so long as access is used for internal business purposes. Such access will be granted on a subscription basis and subject to a platform access agreement signed with hedge counterparties and/or capital providers.
AEGIS may also use Data About AEGIS Customers (except Trading Information) for marketing purposes. For example, AEGIS may use information you provide to contact you to further discuss your interest in the Services and to send you information regarding AEGIS and its partners, such as information about promotions or events.
AEGIS uses ACH information solely to collect payment for the Services.
AEGIS uses Website Navigational Information to operate and improve the Website. AEGIS may also use Website Navigational Information alone or in combination with Data About AEGIS Customers to provide personalized information about AEGIS.
Website Navigational Information
AEGIS uses commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the Website. This section describes the types of Website Navigational Information that may be collected on the Website and how this information may be used.
Web Beacons – AEGIS uses web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about Customers and Visitors’ usage of the Website and interaction with emails from AEGIS. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular website tied to the web beacon, and a description of a Website tied to the web beacon. For example, AEGIS may place web beacons in marketing emails that notify AEGIS when you click on a link in the email that directs you to one of the Website. AEGIS uses web beacons to operate and improve the Website and email communications. AEGIS may use information from web beacons in combination with Data About AEGIS Customers to provide you with information about AEGIS and the Services.
IP Addresses – When you visit the Website, AEGIS collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-personal information. For example, AEGIS uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Customers and Visitors navigate the Website.
Third Party Cookies – From time-to-time, AEGIS engages third parties to track and analyze usage and volume statistical information from individuals who visit the Website. AEGIS may also use other third-party cookies to track the performance of AEGIS advertisements. The information provided to third parties does not include personal information, but this information may be re-associated with personal information after AEGIS receives it. AEGIS may also contract with third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other Website Navigational Information on the Website and emails and on third-party Websites.
Public Forums and Customer Testimonials
AEGIS may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms on the Website. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. AEGIS is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums.
AEGIS may post a list of Customers and testimonials on the Website that contain information such as Customer names and titles. AEGIS obtains the consent of each Customer prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.
Sharing of Information Collected
Unless described in the Agreement, AEGIS does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information provided with third parties for their promotional purposes.
AEGIS offers Customers and Visitors who provide contact information a means to choose how AEGIS uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of AEGIS marketing emails. Additionally, you may send a request specifying your communications preferences to [email protected]. Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with AEGIS or the Services or Website.
AEGIS uses appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect Data About AEGIS Customers.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
AEGIS reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. AEGIS will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Website at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.
Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the Website should be directed to [email protected] or by mailing AEGIS Hedging Solutions Privacy, 2829 Technology Forest Blvd., Suite 440, The Woodlands, TX, 77381.