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Privacy Policy

Overview

This Privacy Policy covers how we handle your information on the First CDO Partners, LLC website, firstcdopartners.com (the “Website”), where you may be directed from firstcdo.com. We explain how we gather, use, and share your personal details. By using the Website, you agree to these practices outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Your privacy matters to us. We believe your business is private, and we safeguard any information you give us. To protect your privacy, First CDO Partners, LLC won’t sell or share your name, address, phone number, email, or any other personal information with anyone except our affiliates who assist us in operating our business. However, if First CDO Partners, LLC undergoes a change in ownership, such as a sale, merger, or transfer of assets, any data collected through the Website or voluntarily provided personal information may be shared with the new owner or successor.

Information You Share

We collect personal details that you share with us through the Website. For instance, when you:

  • Fill out the "Contact Us" form or other online forms

  • Apply for a job through the Careers Portal

  • Register for events like webinars, conferences, seminars, or contests

  • Post comments on certain Website content

  • Sign up for email newsletters

  • Participate in pop-up polls

  • Request access to view or download content.

The personal information you might give us includes your name, email address, company, job title, postal address, phone number, fax number, and any other details you choose to provide. Some forms may require specific information to be filled in. You can choose not to provide it, but this might limit your use of certain features.

Information Collected Automatically

When you use the Website, we might gather certain details about you automatically ("Usage Information"). This could include:

  • Your IP address

  • Device identifier

  • Browser type

  • Operating system

  • How you use the Website

  • Data about your hardware connected to the network (like your computer or mobile device).

We collect this information through various methods such as:

Log Information: Log information is data about your use of the Website, such as IP address, browser type, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamps, and related data, and may be stored in log files.

Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: Cookies, web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels”), embedded scripts, location-identifying technologies, device recognition technologies, and other tracking technologies (“Tracking Technologies”) may be used to collect information about your interactions with the Website. Brief descriptions of common Tracking Technologies are provided below.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that websites send to your browser, which are then stored on your device. They can track your browsing behavior on the Website. You can choose to disable cookies in your browser settings if you do not want them. The following types of cookies may be used on our websites:

  • Essential Cookies: These are necessary for the Website to function properly.

  • Functionality Cookies: These enhance Website features by storing your preferences.

  • Performance Cookies: These help us analyze Website performance without identifying individual users.

Web Beacons (“tracking pixels”)

Web beacons are small graphic images, also known as “Internet tags” or “clear gifs,” embedded in web pages. Web beacons may be used, for example, to count the number of visitors to the Website, to monitor how users navigate the Website, and to count content views.

Embedded Scripts

We might utilize services like Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, or other providers to analyze how users interact with the Website. These services use cookies and other tracking technologies to help us understand Website usage. Information collected by these services, such as your IP address and usage patterns, may be sent to and stored by them. They use this data to evaluate Website usage, create statistical reports on Website activity, and offer other services related to Website and internet usage.

Use and Sharing of Personal Information

First CDO Partners, LLC may internally use the information you provide to serve you better, provide tailored promotional or marketing messages, analyze trends, manage the Website, and understand how users interact with the Website. This can include using the information to provide you with additional information about us, our services, or industry-related topics.

We may also use non-personal, aggregated information for business purposes, but we will not sell, share, or lease any personal information you provide except with our affiliates, such as companies that help us improve or market our services. Our affiliates handle shared data according to this policy.

We may share your personal information in the event of a business transaction (e.g., a merger, acquisition, reorganization, liquidation, or any other business transaction, including negotiations of such transactions). You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by and subject to this policy.

We may disclose your personal information if:

  • Required by law or in response to subpoenas or court orders

  • Government agencies, including law enforcement, request it

  • Your actions violate our terms of use, user agreements, or policies

  • It is necessary to protect the rights, property, safety, or security of First CDO Partners, LLC, the Website, its users, or any third party.

Links to Third Party Sites (i.e., other websites)

The Website might include links to other websites or services not managed by First CDO Partners LLC. These links are there for your convenience and information. However, once you leave our Website via these links, we cannot control the information submitted to or collected by those third parties. We are not responsible for the information practices of these third parties or their data collection and privacy policies. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies or notices on those third-party websites for more information.

Information You Share Publicly or to Others

The Website may permit you to post or submit User-Generated Content (“UGC”) including, without limitation, written content, comments, files, user profiles, pictures or photos, data, or other content, including personal information. If you choose to submit UGC to any public area of the Website, your UGC will be considered “public” and will be accessible by anyone, including First CDO Partners, LLC.

For example, you may post public comments on blog posts, videos, or other content. Unless otherwise explicitly agreed by us, personal information included in UGC is not subject to First CDO Partners, LLC’s usage or sharing limitations, or other obligations, under this policy or otherwise, and may be used and shared as allowed by law. We advise you to be cautious about what you disclose in such public areas.

Children – Notice to Parents

First CDO Partners, LLC does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not give us any personal data. If you suspect that a child has provided personal data to us, please contact us and we will remove that information from our systems.

Parents or guardians: we want to help you guard your children's privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet.

Security

The Websites and our other systems use various security devices and methods where appropriate to protect your information. We will take reasonable measures, which we believe are appropriate to protect your information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction; however, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of that information. Please use caution whenever sending information to us via email, as email is not a secure means of transferring information.

Your choices

Unsubscribe from Emails

If you receive a promotional email from us and wish to stop receiving further promotional communications, you can opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions provided within the emails. In case there are no "opt-out" instructions, please reach out to us directly to unsubscribe. It is important to note that even if you opt out of promotional emails, you may still receive non-promotional emails relevant to an existing business relationship.

Opt-Out of Tracking Technologies

You can generally disable or remove cookies using tools provided in most commercial browsers. Additionally, you may be able to block cookies in the future by adjusting certain settings. Keep in mind that browsers vary in their functionalities and options, so you might need to adjust settings individually.

International users

If you are visiting the Website from outside the United States, please be aware that First CDO Partners, LLC is based in the United States, and the information we obtain through the Website will be transferred to, processed in, and stored on our systems in the United States. The data protection laws and regulations applicable to your personal data transferred to the United States may be different from the laws in your country of residence.

Revisions

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at our discretion. Any updates to this policy will be posted here and will take effect immediately upon posting. Your continued use and access of the Website after such changes are made will be considered as acceptance of the updated Privacy Statement.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at info@firstcdo.com.

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