ARK shall provide an initial privacy notice and an annual privacy notice to all of its clients not less than annually during the duration of the client relationship. ARK shall maintain the practices, policies and protections that its privacy notices represent it will provide.
The information included on secure pages of the Site is confidential and is exclusively for the use of the Authorized User to whom access was granted. Authorized Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of user names and passwords once they are issued.
Users can access and browse the Site without disclosing personal information. If you voluntarily submit information to the Site, ARK may record and use any personally identifiable information, including name, address, telephone number, email address, a unique login name and a password. In addition, ARK may collect nonpublic personal information about current and prospective investors from the following sources: information we receive from current and prospective investors on subscription documents and related forms (for example, name, address, social security number, birth date, assets, income, investment experience); and information about investors' transactions with ARK. ARK uses this information for its internal business purposes, including to facilitate your relationship with us, as permitted by law or regulation.
ARK may use internal or third-party service providers to operate the Site and may employ other persons to perform work on our behalf, such as sending postal mail and e-mail. These persons may have access to the personally identifiable information submitted through the Site, but only for the purpose of performing their duties. These persons may not use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
The Site may collect data through a variety of different methods. For instance, we may automatically log data by means of programming and we may link certain information as well. The Site may collect non-personal technical information about your session, such as your browser type, Internet service provider, platform type, internet protocol (IP) addresses, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp. If we use this information at all, it will be on an aggregate basis (which does not identify individual users) to analyze trends, diagnose problems with our server and administer the Site, to track user movement and use, and to gather broad demographic information. The Site may employ cookies.
ARK follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the security of personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. However, ARK cannot guarantee or warrant the security of our servers nor can we guarantee that information you supply through the Site will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the Internet.