Proprietary Content, Third Party Content and Trademarks
Proprietary Content. All rights, titles and interests in and to the Site and all of its content, including, but not limited to, its software or HTML code and other computer code contained therein, trademarks, copyrights, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, scripts, artwork, photographs, images, designs, video, audio and written materials and other materials that appear as part of the Site (collectively, “Content”) are owned by STG, its subsidiaries or affiliates, and/or their licensors. All Content is protected by national and international intellectual property laws, including, but not limited to, rights in the nature of patent rights, copyrights, trade secrets, trade names, trademarks, service marks, moral rights, know-how and any other similar intellectual property rights recognized under applicable laws, international conventions or international treaties in any country or jurisdiction in the world.
STG will have the right to claim ownership at any time of any Content published on the Site and to oppose any use of the Content that is not expressly permitted by STG.
Third Party Content. The Site may contain content created by third parties, information obtained from public sources and/or links to external web sites or web pages operated by third parties (the “Third Party Content”). You acknowledge and agree that STG does not have any control and cannot monitor such Third Party Content and will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, security or reliability of any Third Party Content. Access to any Third Party Content is at Your own risk, and STG will have no liability to You for any loss or damage that You may suffer (including, but not limited to, any loss or damage to Your computer equipment) arising out of or related to Your access or use of, or reliance on, any Third Party Content or caused by or in connection with any purchase of products or services available on or through any such Third Party Content.
Your Use of the Site
Non-Permitted Uses. You may not and may not permit, assist or allow any third party to:
(i) copy, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, post, publicly display, encode, translate, modify or create derivative works from, sell, license or otherwise distribute this Site or any Content, including, but not limited to, mirroring, framing or linking to any other computer, server or web site;
(ii) access or use this Site or any Content for any commercial purposes, including any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on Your own web site;
(iii) use any deep-link, page-scrape, robot, spider or any other automatic or manual processes, to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Site or any Content or any portion thereof, or in any way reproduce the structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, or circumvent any copy-protection devices, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site;
(iv) access or attempt to access any portion or feature of the Site You are not allowed to access without authorization, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or any STG server, by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means.
(vi) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site, or any systems or networks connected to the Site. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere, or attempt to interfere, with the proper working of the Site or with any other person’s use of the Site.
Any other use of the Content or material on this Site, including reproduction for the purposes other than Your private, personal and non-commercial use, modification, distribution or republication, without the express prior written consent of STG, is strictly prohibited. STG cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Your failure to comply with these obligations. You acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure and that any message or information You send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.
Feedback and Other Communications
Any feedback, comments, suggestions, ideas and/or other similar information (collectively, “Communications”) that You submit to the Site shall not be treated by STG as confidential or proprietary. STG reserves the right to use such Communications on an unrestricted basis. You hereby grant STG an irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, fully paid-up and royalty-free right to use or exploit any such Communications and any ideas, concepts, know how or techniques contained in such Communications that You send through the Site.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The use of the Site is at Your own sole risk, and You are entirely responsible for Your use of the Site and any linked sites. STG takes reasonable measures to protect the Site and the Content from viruses and defects but cannot guarantee that Your computer equipment, hardware or software or any data stored or created by Your computer equipment, hardware or software (collectively, “Equipment”) will not be damaged, corrupted, lost or otherwise affected if You access or use the Site or any Content.
The Site and the Content are delivered on an “AS-IS” basis. STG DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND THE CONTENT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NON- INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
STG further disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions, or conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to Your use of the Site, including, without limitation, any liability for any Third Party Content or other third party information available on or through the Site.
STG does not warrant that the Site or any Content, service or feature of the Site will be uninterrupted, that there will be no virus or that any defects will be corrected, or that Your use of the Site will provide specific results. STG reserves the right to change, suspend or interrupt the functionality of the Site and the Content at any moment without notice.
Limitation of Liability
What information do we collect about you?
We collect limited types of personal information through our website and investor reporting portals, as well as through other electronic communications (e.g., emails), as applicable (collectively, the “Website”). The types of personal information we collect about you depends on the nature of your interaction with us. The categories of personal information we have collected from individuals on this Website over the last twelve (12) months include the following:
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18.
How do we obtain your personal information?
In connection with forming and operating our Website, we collect and maintain your nonpublic personal information from the following sources:
We may combine personal information that you provide to us with information that we collect from or about you from publicly available sources. This will include information collected in an online or offline context.
How do we use your personal information?
We will use your personal information for one or more of the following business purposes:
Additionally, we may use your personal information to keep you informed of our products and services, if you have provided your consent to us doing so, or where we have an existing relationship with you and we wish to contact you about products and services similar to those which we provide you, in which you may be interested. You may opt-in to certain kinds of marketing, or all forms of marketing at any time, by contacting us and you may unsubscribe to receiving emails by clicking on the “opt-out” or “unsubscribe” link provided in all our marketing emails.
Who do we share your personal information with?
We do not sell any of the personal information we collect about you to third parties.
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about you to anyone, except as permitted or required by law or regulation and to affiliates and service providers, including but not limited to administrators, lenders, banks, auditors, law firms, governmental agencies or pursuant to legal process, self-regulatory organizations, consultants and placement agents. We may also disclose your information to other parties as may be required by law or regulation, or in response to regulatory inquiries.
Within the last twelve (12) months, we have shared each of the categories of personal information collected in connection with this website with affiliates and service providers as set forth above in “What information do we collect about you?”
How do we keep your personal information secure?
We consider the protection of sensitive information to be a sound business practice, and to that end we employ appropriate organizational, physical, technical and procedural safeguards, which seek to protect your personal information in our possession or under our control to the extent possible from unauthorized access and improper use.
Your rights under the CCPA
Deletion Rights: You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we retain, subject to certain statutory exceptions, including, but not limited to, our compliance with U.S., state, local and non-U.S. laws, rules and regulations. We will notify you in writing if we cannot comply with a specific request and provide an explanation of the reasons.
Disclosure and Access Rights: You have the right to request that we disclose to you certain information regarding our collection and use of personal information specific to you over the last twelve (12) months. Such information includes:
No Discrimination: We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under the CCPA, including by denying service, suggesting that you will receive, or charging, different rates for services or suggesting that you will receive, or providing, a different level or quality of service to you.
How to Exercise Your Rights: To exercise any of your rights under the CCPA, or to access this notice in an alternative format, please submit a request on your behalf using any of the methods set forth in the Contact us section below.
For any requests relating to the exercise of your rights under the CCPA, or questions regarding our processing of your personal information, please submit or have your authorized representative submit a request using any of the methods set forth below.
Call us using the following toll-free number: (888) 413-2429.
Email us at the following email address: [email protected]
We will contact you to confirm receipt of your request under the CCPA and request any additional information necessary to verify your request. We verify requests by matching information provided in connection with your request to information contained in our records. Depending on the sensitivity of the request and the varying levels of risk in responding to such requests (for example, the risk of responding to fraudulent or malicious requests), we may request further information or your investor portal access credentials, if applicable, in order to verify your request. You may designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf, provided that you provide a signed agreement verifying such authorized agent’s authority to make requests on your behalf, and we may verify such authorized person’s identity using the procedures above.
updated December 30, 2019.