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Fair Information Statement

Fair Information Statement

Effective date 9 April 2013

Statement of Principles

Opalesque Solutions (hereinafter “OSOL”) is committed to the following principles:

Openness and Fairness: Be open, transparent and fair about our practices and policies with respect to the collection and use of business information.

Quality and Security: Using technology, utilize our user base to build and maintain the largest and most up-to-date directory of Hedge Fund Professionals possible. Maintain effective and reasonable security measures to best safeguard the data and its use.

Content Limitations: Collect information that is limited, relevant and necessary for the legitimate business purposes of OSOL and for the Family Office and Investors Database. Collect information that is obtained lawfully and by fair means. Prohibit the inclusion of non-business related (personal) information.

Access and Choice: Ensure that each individual person whose direct business contact information is made available on OSOL may easily:

  • Find and access their information
  • Update, complete or correct the data
  • Request removal or suppression of their direct contact information
  • Choose to Opt-out from direct email marketing communications from OSOL

Accountability and Responsibility: Be accountable and responsible for providing measures and resources which give effect to the above stated principles.

Limited Business Information Collected

OSOL makes the following business information about contacts available to subscribers of the Family Office and Investors Database: (1) Name, (2) Company, (3) Title, (4) Business Mailing Address, (5) Business Telephone Number, (6) Business Email Address, (7) Organization Type and (8) Role.

Sources of OSOL’s Business Information

Our Family Office and Investors Database members build and maintain OSOL’s database of business information. Hedge Fund Professionals may also add themselves to the database at any time by registering for a free account. OSOL may aggregate, supplement or enhance its business information from established, reputable sources and trusted data suppliers. OSOL may also collect and include openly and freely available information on Hedge Fund Professionals itself. Data providers may only contribute Hedge Fund Professionals information to OSOL that they have a legal right to provide.

Hedge Fund Professionals information on OSOL may be readily available without restriction from any number of different data sources including the following types of information:

  • Public records: Records created and maintained by government agencies and open for public inspection and use.
  • Publicly available information: Information that is available to the general public from non-governmental sources.
  • Non-public available information: Information that is privately owned and is not available to the general public or that is generally offered for a fee for use and redistribution without restriction.
  • Openly available information: Information that has been made available without restriction by the contacts themselves or the companies, typically for their own convenience, competitive advantage, business benefit or other commercial purposes.
  • Freely available information: Information that is accessible or available on the Internet or from other offline sources.
  • Derived information: Partial or derived information from any combination of the above sources that is assembled, aggregated, appended, calculated or associated together.

Access and Control

Only registered members of the "Family Office & Investor Database" website may:

  • Add their information to the Family Office and Investors Database
  • Find and access their information
  • Update, complete or correct the data
  • Set contact preferences
  • Request removal or suppression of their direct contact information

Hedge Fund Professionals who are listed on the Family Office and Investors Database can choose to opt-out from direct email marketing communications from OSOL.

Limits of Usage

Registrants and Subscribers agree not to use or run any automated system, including but not limited to "robots", "spiders", or "offline readers," that access the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Opalesque Solutions server(s) in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Opalesque Solutions grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials. Opalesque Solutions reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases.

When we detect an automated data harvesting system was used in the manner described above, you agree to a payment of the full yearly access fee for the
Family Office and Investors Database and to immediately cease any misuse and adhere to our Terms and Conditions as laid out in the Fair Information Statement (link this to fair information statement, http://www.familyofficedatabase.info/fair-information-statement.html)

Add Yourself to the Family Office and Investors Database

Hedge Fund Professionals are encouraged to add their own contact information to the Family Office and Investors Database by registering for a free account and adding contacts to the database.

Access and Correction

Hedge Fund Professionals may submit access or correction requests directly to OSOL Support ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Removal and Suppression

OSOL voluntarily offers individuals the opportunity to request that their direct business contact information be removed or suppressed from the Family Office and Investors Database, under certain terms and conditions. The policy governing removal and suppression is not legally mandated.

Individual contacts may request removal or suppression of their direct business contact information from the
Family Office and Investors Database by sending an email to OSOL Support ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

NOTE: REMOVAL FROM THE FAMILY OFFICE AND INVESTORS DATABASE MAY NOT NECESSARILY PREVENT REENTRY, PARTICULARLY IF THE SAME OR SIMILAR INFORMATION IS FREELY, OPENLY OR PUBLICLY AVAILABLE FROM OTHER SOURCES.

Request Processing and Response

OSOL will review and confirm requests upon receipt. Requests for access, correction, removal or suppression will be addressed and considered on an individual, case by case basis and based upon the information provided. OSOL reserves the right, without obligation, to independently consider or reconsider any request. The burden of providing the necessary information to efficiently process any request shall remain on the requester at all times.

OSOL’s ability to reasonably consider any request will remain dependent upon the specificity of the information provided by the requester. OSOL may contact requesters to obtain additional information, confirm information or verify requests at its discretion.

A request may result in all, some or none of the information being corrected, removed or suppressed depending upon the particular circumstances and conditions. There is no fee or charge for request processing.

Responses will be made in a timely manner using the direct contact information available or provided by requester.

Opt-Out of Email Marketing from OSOL

If your direct business contact information is on the Family Office and Investors Database, you may "opt-out" of receiving direct marketing email communications initiated or sent by OSOL by emailing OSOL Support ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

If you have received direct marketing email from OSOL, you may request not to receive similar email communications from OSOL by following the "opt-out" instructions set forth in the particular message received.

 

For any information or help when subscribing please email support@opalesque.com or call +44 20 8144 4934 or +1 914 619 5223 during UK business hours.

We strive to make our products easy to use, but we know there's times when you'll need help. You might want to take a look at the F.A.Q's page to see if your question is there. Of course, you're more than welcome to submit support requests as well.

Opalesque Solutions
A unit of: Opalesque Ltd.
8 Samou Street
St. Omologites
Nicosia 1086
Cyprus

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