Bloomberg Index Services Limited (“BISL”), an independent wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg L.P. (individually and, together with BISL and Bloomberg L.P.’s other affiliates, “Bloomberg”), respects the privacy rights of our users and are strongly committed to protecting your privacy online. This privacy policy applies to  the BISL web site (“this Site”) and does not apply to any other products or services or to information collected in any other way (whether offline or online), by Bloomberg and its affiliates, unless expressly indicated by Bloomberg (such as by including a link to this Privacy Policy on other Bloomberg websites or communications). By visiting and/or using this Website, you have agreed to this privacy policy.

Information We Collect

Bloomberg or a designated service provider collects information through this Site, such as when you request certain services or products. This information includes personal information such as name, phone number, address, and e-mail address.

Bloomberg or a designated service provider may use “cookies,” web server logs, web beacons, or other electronic tools to collect information about you, such as your IP address, browser type, language, operating system, computer platform, and the state or country from which you accessed this Site. Bloomberg or a designated service provider may also use cookies, web server logs, web beacons, or other electronic tools to collect and compile statistical and other information about your use of this Site and the services provided on this Site, such as the web pages visited, the date and the time of your visit, the web sites you visited immediately before and after visiting this Site, the number of links you click within this Site, the functions you use on this Site, the databases you view and the searches you request on this Site, the data you save on or download from this Site, etc. To opt-out of Google Analytics, please click here.

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. The help function on most browsers contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies or to disable cookies entirely. However, note that this Site will not function properly if you disable cookies.

How We Use and Disclose Your Information

Bloomberg uses the information collected through this Site, including personal information and information about your use of this Site, to enhance your experience with this Site, analyze web site usage, analyze use of the Site, communicate with you, enforce any terms of service or other agreement related to the Site, and provide you with services or products that you request. Bloomberg may also use the information collected through this Site to provide special offers and promotions. You may instruct Bloomberg at any time not to use your personal information collected through this Site to provide you with special offers and promotions by contacting privacy@bloomberg.com. You can also update your settings for receiving offers and promotions by email by clicking here.

To assist us with the uses described in this privacy policy, information we or our designated service providers have collected about you through this Site, including your use of this Site, may be enhanced with other information about you that we have from other sources.

Bloomberg may disclose your information to our affiliates, our service providers, and to the party who authorized your use of this Site, such as your employer. Bloomberg may disclose to other third parties information about your use of this Site and the services provided on this Site, but only in an aggregated and unattributed manner. Bloomberg may also share your personal information collected through this Site with a sponsor or other third party (“Third-Party Providers”). You may instruct Bloomberg at any time not to share your personal information with such Third Party Providers by contacting privacy@bloomberg.com.

Bloomberg may also disclose your information to unaffiliated third parties if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary: (a) to comply with the law or in response to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process, subject to Bloomberg’s Law Enforcement Data Request Statement; (b) to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Bloomberg or others; (c) to enforce any terms of service on this Site; (d) to provide you and the other users of this Site with the services or products requested by you and/or the other users (including allowing a purchaser of Bloomberg to continue to serve you), and to perform other activities related to such services and products, including billing and collection; (e) to provide you with special offers or promotions from Bloomberg to which you consented; and (f) to operate Bloomberg’s systems properly.

Accuracy and Security of Personal Information

Any of your personal information collected by Bloomberg through this Site is kept on secure servers. Bloomberg uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to protect your personal information on such servers.

Accessing and Updating Your Personal Information

To access, review, rectify, or delete personal information collected about you through this Site, please contact us at privacy@bloomberg.com. All requests must include the following information: first name, last name, and e-mail address. While Bloomberg will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such access requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws.

Transfer of Personal Information To Other Countries

Some of the uses and disclosures mentioned in this Privacy Policy may involve the transfer and processing of your personal information to and in various countries around the world that may have different levels of privacy protection than your country. By submitting your personal information, you consent to such transfers and processing, including to and in the United States. Bloomberg’s Intra-Group Personal Data Protection Statement provides additional information about the transfer of personal information from the EU, EEA, and Switzerland to the United States and is available here.

Links To Third-Party Web Sites

Bloomberg may provide links to third-party web sites. Since we do not control third-party sites and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such sites, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those web sites before providing any of your information on such sites.

Questions Regarding This Privacy Policy

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at privacy@bloomberg.com.

Modifications To This Privacy Policy

Bloomberg reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time by posting revisions on this web page.

Such changes will be effective upon posting.

Last updated: August 24, 2016