Protecting the security and privacy of data is important to Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. We conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. This policy outlines what data Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. may collect, how Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. uses and safeguards that data and with whom we may share it.
Collection of Personal Data
Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. will not collect any personal data about you (e.g. your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address), unless you voluntarily provide us with it (e.g. by registration for our services, responding to a survey).
When you do provide us with personal data, we use it to respond to your inquiry, process your registration, or provide you access to specific information or offers. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties, except to Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. affiliates.
Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. will collect, use or disclose personal data supplied by you online only for the purposes disclosed to you, unless the data:
- is required by law or governmental or judicial authorities,
- is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense,
- is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as willful attacks on Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. information technology systems.
Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. provide technology services to financial professionals and other practitioners. In doing so, we collect necessary data to process calculations and guidance for those clients of our professional users. We protect client data using industry best practices. We do not sell or otherwise disclose client data to third parties unless required to do so by law.
Communications or Utilization Data
Through your access of our Web site, your communications data (e.g. Internet protocol address) or utilization data (e.g. information on the beginning, end and extent of each access, and information on the services you accessed) are technically generated and could conceivably relate to personal data. To the extent that there is a compelling necessity, the collection, processing and use of your communications or utilization data will occur and will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework.
Non-Personal Data Collected Automatically
When you access our Web sites, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the Web site from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data and share it with our affiliates to monitor the attractiveness of our Web sites and improve their performance or content.
On our Web site we use Google Analytics in order to constantly improve the site and/or identify errors. For this purpose certain data is stored such as the Web site visited, including its metadata, the Internet pages referring to Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc., the time at which the Web site was called up and the browser used.
When you view one of our Web sites, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a “cookie” to automatically recognize your computer next time you visit. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
To protect against accidental or unlawful data destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access, Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. use technical and organizational security measures. Software created by Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. is built using industry best practices to ensure that transactions and data are kept secure. The security measures taken are on par with or exceed those currently within the financial services industry. Security has been considered and implemented at every level in a way appropriate to that level.
Other Web Sites
Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. web sites contain links to other Web sites. Social Security Solutions, Inc. and Retiree Inc. are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other web sites.
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