Privacy Policy

Shift Ocean Privacy Policy

We believe earning you trust, and in turn protecting your privacy, is a core part of running a successful organization. Please carefully review this Privacy Policy to learn about how ShiftOcean.com collect, use and disclose any personal information you provide when using the services, websites, and applications offered by Shift Ocean (the “Services”), and the choices available to you regarding our use of your information. This Privacy Policy is subject to our Terms of Service.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

We collect information that may personally identify you (“Personally Identifiable Information”), such as when you sign up for an account on ShiftOcean.com (“Site”), make an investment, provide payment instructions, fill out bank form information, or provide us with access to your profiles on third party sites. Personally Identifiable Information may include, among other things, your email address, name, phone number, birthday, address, investment experience, and your educational or professional history. The decision to provide this information is optional; however, if you decide not to register or provide such information, you may not be able to use certain features of the Site or other services.

We may automatically collect information that does not identify an individual user, such as IP (internet protocol) address, ISP (internet service provider), the web browser used to visit the Site, the time the Site is visited, which web pages were visited on the Site, a unique mobile device identified, and other anonymous Site usage data.

We also may use cookies and web beacons. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, certain features of the Site may not work if you delete or disable cookies.

How We Share and Use Your Information

We provide the Personally Identifiable Information on a confidential basis to non-affiliated companies we engage as vendors or agents (i) to facilitate the Services provided on our site, such as escrow agents, transfer agents and banks, and (ii) to service our operation, such as maintaining software or servers, designing or implementing marketing initiatives on our behalf, or conducing audit or testing of any aspect of our operation or Services. Information will be shared with such contractors only to the extent reasonably necessary for them to perform services for us or on our behalf and pursuant to confidentiality obligations, or in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, from law enforcement agencies or state and federal regulators.

In addition to some of the specific uses of information we describe in this Privacy Policy, we may use information that we receive for the following: to deliver and improve our Services; to manage your account and provide you with customer support; to perform research and analysis about your use of the Services; to develop, display, and track content and advertising tailored to your interests on the Services and other sites, including providing our advertisements to you when you visit other sites; website or mobile application analytics; to diagnose or fix technology problems; to automatically update the Services on your device; to verify your identify and prevent fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity; to enforce or exercise any rights in our Terms of Service; and to perform functions or services as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

Shift Ocean does not sell any customer data to third-party firms.

Your Choices About Your Information

You may, of course, decline to submit Personally Identifiable Information through the Services, in which case Shift Ocean may not be able to provide certain Services to you. In addition, you may update or correct your account information and email preferences at any time by logging in to your account. If you would like us to remove your Personally Identifiable Information from our database, please send a request to [email protected]

When you sign up for our Services, we will send periodic emails to you regarding the Services or to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at [email protected]

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to this page. You should review this Privacy Policy regularly for changes. You can determine if changes have been made by checking the Effective Date below. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy means you consent to such changes.

Security and Storage of Your Information

We use commercially reasonable efforts to follow generally accepted standards to protect Personally Identifiable Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. When you enter sensitive information (such as bank account information) on our website, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). From time to time, we review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware, however, that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is free of risk. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. We cannot assume responsibility or liability for unauthorized access to our servers and systems.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or is needed to provide you the Services and may retain Data after you discontinue use of the Services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements.

The Services are maintained in the United States of America. Although we welcome users from all over the world, by accessing the Services, you consent to and authorize the export of Personally Identifiable Information to the United States and its storage and use as specified in this Privacy Policy. Note the laws of the United States might not be as comprehensive or protective as laws in the country where you live.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our practices or this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 1, 2017.