Privacy Notice


Updated: March 31, 2022


Who We Are

Salt Financial, LLC (which we will refer to as “Salt,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) provides services to issuers of securities, exchanges, index providers, insurance carriers, investment advisers, broker-dealers, investment banks, other financial institutions and financial intermediaries. Salt does not provide any financial services to individuals for personal, family, or household purposes.

Overview

“Personal information” is information that identifies you, such as your name, phone number, driver’s license number, or billing information, or information that can be reasonably linked to you.

We collect and use personal information in the following contexts:

  • Employment. We collect the personal information of our employees, officers, contractors, and individuals applying for these positions, which we use in the context of allowing our employees to perform their jobs, in employment and hiring decisions, to maintain emergency contact information, and to provide benefits to our employees.
  • Business Contacts. We collect personal information of the employees, contractors, owners, officers, and contact persons of our business partners, third-party service providers, and other entities with which we have business relationships, which we use in conducting due diligence, engaging in transactions, and in offering or receiving products or services with these entities.
  • Social Media and Website Interactions. We collect personal information from users of our website and from individuals who interact with us through our social media accounts. We may use the personal information we collect from our website and social media accounts for the administration of the website and social media accounts, market research, data analytics, and compliance with our legal obligations, policies and procedures.

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

  • Employment. We collect personal information when you submit your resume and other information to apply for a job with Salt and, for current employees, information they provide in the course of their employment.
  • Business Partners and other Entities. Our business partners may provide the personal information of their contact persons and employees so that we may conduct business with them.
  • Background Checks and Due Diligence. Consistent with applicable law, we may use third parties to conduct background checks on potential and current employees and due diligence on potential business partners and third-party service providers.
  • News, Alerts and Publications. On our website, you may sign up to receive news, alerts and publications from us. To sign up, we may ask you for information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address and topics of interest. We use the information you provide to send you the communications you request. We also may use the information to communicate with you about other topics that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • Blogs and Social Media Accounts. You may be able to submit comments or otherwise interact with our website, blogs, and social media accounts. You may include personal information in your comments, and you also may submit your name and email address with your comments. We may use your name to identify you as a commenter. We may also review or collect the information you provide in your social media profiles.
  • Contact Us. If you communicate with us through the “Contact Us” link on our website, we may ask you for information such as your name, email address and telephone number so we can respond to your questions and comments. We also may use the information you provide to communicate with you about topics that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • Cookies. Like many companies, our website may use “cookies.” Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit certain websites. We may use cookies to tell us, for example, whether you have visited us before or if you are a new visitor and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our site features.
  • Web Beacons. Certain pages on our websites may contain "web beacons" (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party.
  • IP Addresses. An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our website, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our website.
  • Analytics. Our website may use analytics to create statistical reports. These reports would tell us, for example, how many users visited our website, what pages have been browsed, and from what geographic regions users visited the website. The information collected through the use of analytics may include, for example, your IP address, the website from which you visited us, the type of device you used and your search query that led you to the website. Traffic information on our website is accessed only by authorized personnel. We do not use any of this information to identify visitors and we do not share it with third parties. Our website is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers.
  • Other Site Features. Our website offers various features, which we may change from time to time. We may ask you to submit certain personal information so we can provide you with and communicate with you about these features.

How Do We Use Your Personal Information?

  • We use personal information to evaluate job applicants and contractors for engagements, make employment-related decisions, maintain a list of emergency contacts, and provide benefits to employees and contractors of Salt.
  • We use the personal information of employees and contractors of our business partners and third party service providers to conduct due diligence, engage in transactions, and offer or receive products or services to and from these entities.
  • To ensure that only authorized persons have access to our systems, network, and data.
  • To process orders, perform contracts, and manage accounts.
  • To respond to your inquiries and provide you with updates or changes to our products, services, and policies, or to otherwise communicate with you.
  • To improve our products and services.
  • To prevent, detect, and investigate fraud and other violations of law or of our policies.
  • We may use your personal information to comply with legal obligations, protect and defend the rights and property interests of Salt, protect against legal liability, prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing, and protect the safety of our employees and the public.
  • As otherwise described to you at the point of collection or pursuant to your consent.
  • To fulfill any other purpose permitted under law.

How We Share Your Information

We do not sell any of the personal information that we collect to third parties and have not done so in the last 12 months. However, we do share some of the personal information we collect with the following entities:

  • Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your personal information with third-party service providers that perform services on our behalf, such as providing information technology services, providing employee benefits and services, performing analyses, and conducting due diligence. These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.
  • As Required by Law and Legal Proceedings. We may have a legal obligation to disclose personal information to government and law enforcement entities or other third parties pursuant to valid regulatory requests, subpoenas, or court orders. We may also need to disclose your personal information to pursue and defend our legitimate interests and rights, for example, in civil and criminal litigation, to investigate potential misconduct, or to protect the safety of our employees or the public.
  • Third Party Acquirer(s). In the event that we sell or transfer all or any relevant portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).
  • With Your Consent. We will share your personal information with other third parties as you may direct, or if you otherwise consent.

How Long Do We Retain Your Personal Information?

We will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set forth in this privacy notice. We will retain your personal information for longer periods to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforcement our legal agreements and policies.

How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?

We maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information we collect. However, please remember that no method of transmission of information over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure and therefore we cannot guarantee perfect data security.

Children’s Privacy

Our products and services are not intended for children or anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or process personal information from children without parental consent or another form of consent that may be required under applicable law.

Links to Other Sites

Occasionally we provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites operate independently from our website and are not under our control. These sites may have their own privacy notices or terms of use, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of the linked sites.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by making the new Privacy Notice available to you in an appropriate manner, such as by email or by notification on the website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, you can contact us at:

  • Phone: 203.594.6990
  • Email: info@saltfinancial.com
  • Mail: 44 Amogerone Crossway #7910, Greenwich, CT 06830