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Privacy Policy

This document was last updated March 29, 2013.

We are committed to keeping information about you secure and confidential, and this Privacy Policy describes the type of information we collect from you, how that information may be used and shared, and what steps are taken to protect it. This Privacy Policy applies to AltAnswer.com (the “Site”). Please carefully review our information collection practices and privacy protections below.

Information You Provide Us

In the usual course of providing updates to AltAnswer.com, including new financial advisory products that we may sponsor or advise, you may be requested to voluntarily provide a limited amount of personal information such as your full name, e-mail address, and mailing address. We may invite you to provide additional information such as gender, age range, postal address, etc.

Shared Information

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to any outside parties except for third party service providers who provide specific products and services to us, such as credit card processing, order management, or other support services including customer support and marketing assistance. We may also share your information with other investment platforms that are linked to this Site, but only if you seek to access those platforms as a convenience from our Site. Our stated policy to these parties prohibits them from using any of your personally identifiable information except for the purposes of providing these services.


We use industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology when transferring and receiving data from you through our site. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect customer information and we continually assess new technologies for protecting information and upgrade our systems when appropriate.

Information That Is Automatically Collected

We collect information about our visitors as a group through standard analysis of our web server log files. This information may include your computer’s IP address, information about your web browser and operating system and the pages you visit.

In addition, we will also track basic usage information such as click patterns, referring/exit pages, browser identification and clickstream information through web analytics software. Third party advertisers or ad servers that place advertising on the site may also collect information from you via cookies, web beacons or gifs. The use and collection of your information by these third parties is governed by their third party privacy policy and is not covered by, and may differ from, this 0

Use Of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We use this information to evaluate use of the site and to determine which areas we need to improve. By evaluating usage patterns, demographic, interests and general behavior, we are able to better understand and serve our clients. This information is used exclusively in aggregate form and is not directly linked to personally identifiable information. This non-personal information will include data such as how many persons visited a particular page or activity, the length of their visit, the average age of our visitors on the site or page, income distribution, or the preferences of our visitors.

Use Of Cookies And Tracking Devices

AltAnswer.com’s use of web cookies is not linked to your personal information while on this Site. The Site uses both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Session cookies are deleted once you close your browser (or leave this site). Some cookies contain the email address provided by you when you completed your email profile. This information is used to populate an email address box with your email address.

Participating Merchant Policies

Related services and offerings with links from this website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in the Site’s services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude toward consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.

Updating The Privacy Policy

We will review our security measures and Privacy Policy on a periodic basis and reserve the right to modify our policies at any time. We may also change or update our Privacy Policy if we add new services or features and will post these changes in this policy. We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

Questions Regarding Privacy

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us.