This privacy policy explains how Guidepoint Global (“Guidepoint,” “we” and “us”) obtains, utilizes, shares and safeguards information collected from Advisors and visitors to its websites, including without limitation www.guidepointglobal.com and www.guidepointglobaladvisors.com (each, a “Website,” collectively, the “Websites”).

By visiting our Websites or by becoming a Guidepoint Advisor, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information pursuant to the terms of this privacy policy.

The Information We Collect From You
Guidepoint collects information that you choose to provide to us on the Websites, through email, over the phone and otherwise, including your name, contact information, employment and biographical information and feedback concerning your experience as an Advisor. We may also obtain information from third parties about you. In addition, Guidepoint’s Websites may automatically record information when you visit. This information can include your Internet Protocol address and data concerning webpage requests.

Guidepoint may place small files called “cookies” on your computer when you visit the Websites. Cookies facilitate your utilization of the Websites and enable us to track activity and customize your website experience. If you do not wish to receive a cookie from Guidepoint Global, you may set your Internet browser settings to decline or disable the cookie.

How Your Information is Used
We utilize information collected from you to match you with consulting opportunities, notify you of Guidepoint Global developments, process your invoices and administer honoraria, and develop, support and improve our business.

We do not or sell to or share your personal information with third parties for their marketing or solicitation purposes. Guidepoint and trusted third parties utilize personal information only for the purposes for which it was obtained.

How Your Information is Disclosed
Personal information provided to Guidepoint will be held by us inside the United States and will be accessed by our staff and third parties working for us for the purposes set forth in this policy or for other purposes subject to your approval. Your personal information may be also held, processed and accessed inside the European Economic Area.

Guidepoint may share your information with our Clients, typically in connection with consulting opportunities. Guidepoint may disclose the fact that you are an Advisor and information collected about you in response to a valid order or request by a court or other governmental body, to enforce an agreement between you and Guidepoint or one of Guidepoint’s Clients, to protect Guidepoint’s rights, or as otherwise required by law, legal process or for the prevention or detection of a crime.

Third parties, including your current employer, may request that limitations be placed on your participation in the Network of Advisors arising from duties you may owe to them. Guidepoint will comply with limitations requested by an employer, through an authorized representative, for its current employees. Guidepoint also reserves the right to abide by any limitations requested by a third party. Guidepoint may discuss with third parties your participation or proposed participation in any project through Guidepoint Global for the purpose of verifying any consents or approvals that may be needed.

Updating Your Information
As one of your Terms & Conditions of participating in the Network of Advisors, you are required to update the biographical and employment information you provide to Guidepoint regularly. You are entitled to review the personal information Guidepoint Global holds about you and may ask that we revise your personal information to ensure that it is current and correct. We may also revise your information using data obtained from third parties or public sources.

Information Security
We use physical and technological security measures to protect your information both online and offline from unauthorized access and against illegal manipulation and processing, accidental loss and damage. We will preserve your information for a reasonable period of time or as required by law.

Opting Out
You may elect to opt-out of membership in the Network at any time by providing Guidepoint with written or electronic notice. Upon receipt of such notice, we will cease contacting you and sharing information concerning you with Clients.

Updates to the Policy
Guidepoint may update this policy from time to time. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted to the Websites and will become effective upon posting. Your continued use of the Websites will indicate your agreement to such changes.

Contact Guidepoint
We welcome all requests, suggestions and questions concerning our use of your information. All such communication should be directed to compliance@guidepointglobal.com, or call us at (212) 375-2980.