Privacy Policy
Last updated:  October 2021

Thank you for visiting https://ripeshares.com (the "Site") operated by Ripe Shares. We provide this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used at the Site. 

1. Introduction
 
Ripe Shares is a content service website for financial markets. Our services empower investors to make the best investing decisions by leveraging our independent and transparent stock analysis, fundamental comparison tools and actionable market data.

For more information about us, please see the “About Ripe Shares” section of our Site. This Privacy Policy describes how we have handled personal information.
 
2.  Personal Information Ripe Shares collects
 
When you visit our Site or register for our products and services (including as a subscriber or a contributor), Ripe Shares collects personal information about you. We use this personal information for the business purpose of providing our products and services, as well as marketing our products and services to new and potential customers. This includes providing you with personalized recommendations and customized content on our Site.  We may also use this personal information to present you with ads on our Site that are tailored to your interests. 
 
The categories of personal information we may collect are:
• Contact information such as your name, nickname, username, email address, address (including post code).
 
• Trading information such as Stocks and ETFs in your investment portfolio, your trading pattern, list of stocks you follow, investment style preference, broker information.
 
• Background information such as your job, education 
 
• Device information such as IP address, location (country only), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, and preferred language used to display our website.
 
• User ID information such as cookies or other identifiers which we assigned to uniquely identify you or which others assigned to uniquely identify you.  These identifiers enable us to collect personal information described above such as your activity on our Site, your professional interests, device information and trading information. 
 
• Subscription information if you subscribed to our services.
 
We collect this information directly from users of and visitors to our Site.  
 
3.  Personal Information Ripe Shares discloses 
 
We will not personal information with third parties except those who assist us in providing our products and services.  We share personal information for the business purposes of providing our products and services, and marketing our products and services to existing and potential customers.  The categories of these third parties with whom we share personal information are:
•    Hosting and infrastructure providers
•    IT services
•    Email service providers
•    Data base providers
•    Advertising partners
•    Payment processors 
 
We share all of the categories of personal information with these third parties when we need to do so in order to provide you with Ripe Shares products and services.
 
4. Cookies
 
We use cookies and similar tracking technology (collectively, “Cookies”) to collect and use personal information about you, including to serve interest-based advertising.
 
5. Children's Privacy
In accordance with our Terms of Use, the Site is not designed for use by individuals under the age of 18.  Accordingly, we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone we know to be under 18 years of age.
 
6. How to contact us
If you have any comments or questions regarding our Privacy Policy, or if you want to exercise one of your consumer rights, please contact us at hello@ripeshares.com. We will address any issue to the best of our abilities as soon as possible.