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Privacy Statement

Cognition Financial Corporation’s policy is to respect and protect the privacy of our users. This policy statement tells you how we collect information from you and how we use it. Cognition Financial follows five core principles of privacy protection in the operation of its web site:

  • Notice/Awareness of Cognition Financial’s information practices
  • Choice/Consent to provide information
  • Access/Participation to/in your own data
  • Integrity/Security of the data collected
  • Enforcement/Redress through self-regulation

1. NOTICE / AWARENESS

This policy statement sets forth Cognition Financial information practices concerning the type of data that is collected at Cognition Financial’s web site. This policy is being placed at a link on the bottom of Cognition Financial’s home page, a practice that is an industry standard location for web site privacy policies.

2. CHOICE / CONSENT

The following paragraphs describe the type of information Cognition Financial collects and the reasons why Cognition Financial collects the information. By providing the information requested by Cognition Financial's online forms and by continuing to use Cognition Financial's web site after having an opportunity to review Cognition Financial's privacy policy, you have consented to Cognition Financial's use of the information it collects as described at the point of collection or in this policy.

User Supplied Information

You may be asked to supply contact information in order to receive information or materials that you request from the cognitionfinancial.com web site. We use contact information to send you the information you request when you submit the form. The information we collect in this manner is not used for any other purpose. If you are using the web site to apply for employment with Cognition Financial, then we will use the information you provide to evaluate your application. The information you provide with your application is not used for any other purpose.

Cognition Financial may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Cognition Financial's rights or property or other users of the web site, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Cognition Financial may disclose user information when we believe in good faith that the law requires the disclosure.

Your IP Address

Cognitionfinancial.com collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, to generate aggregate information, and to audit the use of our site. When you request pages from cognitionfinancial.com, our servers log your IP address. We do not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that your session will be logged, but you remain anonymous to us. We can and will use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our terms of use of the web site or to protect our service, site, customers or others.

Use of Cookies

Cognition Financial does not use cookies that collect any personally identifiable information.

3. ACCESS / PARTICIPATION

You may access the data collected by Cognition Financial about you by sending a request to the address listed below. If you believe that an error has been made in the accuracy of the data collected from you, Cognition Financial will correct such error upon adequate verification of the error and the identity of the person seeking the correction. If you wish to access, remove or correct any personally identifying data you have supplied to Cognition Financial you may do so either by:

  • sending an e-mail request to support@cogfin.com; or
  • sending a letter via the U.S. Mail to:
    Manager of Website Development
    Cognition Financial Corporation
    200 Clarendon Street, 3rd Floor
    Boston, MA 02116

Please understand that in order to protect your privacy and security, we may also need to take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

4. INTEGRITY / SECURITY OF THE DATA COLLECTED

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, Cognition Financial has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

5. ENFORCEMENT/REDRESS

If for some reason you believe that Cognition Financial has not adhered to its privacy policy, please notify us by either of the methods set forth above. Cognition Financial will do its best to respond to your concerns and, when appropriate, take steps to correct a problem.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this web site, you signify your assent to this policy statement regarding online privacy. You should also review our standard terms and conditions of use. Among other items the standard terms and conditions of use contain provisions regarding the ownership of comments and other submissions you may make to Cognition Financial through the web site. If you do not agree to this policy statement as well as the terms and conditions of use, then please do not use our web site. Your continued use of the cognitionfinancial.com web site following the posting of changes to this policy statement or the terms and conditions of use will mean you accept those changes. If you have any questions about this policy statement, the terms and conditions of use, the practices of this web site, or your dealings with Cognition Financial, you may contact us at the address given above.