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Privacy and Cookie Notice for SNL Financial LC

This Privacy and Cookie Notice governs the websites operated by SNL Financial LC (“SNL”) and its affiliates (“websites”). SNL was acquired by McGraw Hill Financial (“MHFI”) in 2015, and is merging with S&P Capital IQ, one of MHFI’s business lines.

Use of our websites, or any of the products or services provided on our websites, indicates your agreement to the terms of this Notice. This Notice applies only to information collected by our websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of websites that are operated or owned by unrelated third parties.

WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (“PII”) DOES SNL COLLECT ABOUT YOU?
Certain contact information that you provide to us when you register on any of our websites may be considered PII under applicable data privacy laws. This information may include: your name, title and organization, address, telephone number, fax number, and email address. In addition to information collected during registration, we may collect PII knowingly provided by you in emails to our websites, other online forms, and surveys.

WHY DOES SNL COLLECT PII?
To process your transactions, maintain your accounts, ensure your adherence to our Terms of Use, and respond to your inquiries.

To provide you with information about services and products that we believe may be of interest to you offered by SNL and other parts of MHFI.

HOW DOES SNL SHARE YOUR PII?
  • With our vendors to perform services on our behalf;
  • With other parts of McGraw Hill Financial whose services and products might be of interest to you;
  • Potentially in conjunction with a sale or similar transfer of a business; and
  • When legally compelled or for other legal purposes.

In connection with these legitimate business purposes, your PII may potentially be shared outside of the country where it was collected, anywhere in the world.

IF YOU WANT TO LIMIT USE OR SHARING OF YOUR PII FOR MARKETING PURPOSES:
If you want to limit use of your PII for marketing purposes, write to us at: akasonik@snl.com or
Privacy Official, SNL
One SNL Plaza
212 7th Street NE
Charlottesville, VA 22902

SNL will only use your PII as stated in this Notice, and will not otherwise share your PII for marketing purposes.

SECURITY
We have established safeguards and use reasonable security measures to protect your PII from unauthorized access and use. Your PII is stored in a secure location in the U.S. and access is limited to authorized persons.

INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) LOGS
When you visit our websites, our servers automatically log and record your IP address. We use log data to monitor the use of our sites and services. We do not associate your IP address with any PII to identify you personally, except in cases of violation of the Terms of Use.

COOKIE USAGE
Please note that by using this site, you consent to the use of the cookies described below.

SNL or our third-party service providers use cookies (or other anonymous tracking technologies that do not collect personally identifiable information) when you visit our websites. A “cookie” is a small text file placed on your computer or device, which helps our websites function better. We use the following types of cookies on our sites:

“Strictly necessary” cookies, which have to be set to allow us to deliver the sites to you and to provide specific services that you request from us. The services offered by our sites that require cookies to function include your account log-in. To learn how to manage your cookies, please follow the instructions from your specific browser, or follow the links below:

Internet Explorer
Chrome
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If you are visiting our sites using a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, please refer to the manufacturer’s instructions on how to manage cookies.

QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS
To review and confirm the accuracy of your PII, or to contact us with concerns or questions, please write to akasonik@snl.com or Privacy Official, SNL, One SNL Plaza, 212 7th Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Click here for more information about McGraw Hill Financial’s Customer Privacy Policy.

Last updated: November 2015. Future revisions to this Privacy and Cookie Notice will be posted at this location.