Cushing Asset Management (“Cushing®”) recognizes the importance of protecting your personal and financial information when you visit our website located at www.cushingasset.com (“Website”). The following information is designed to help you understand the information collection practices at this Website.
AGGREGATE INFORMATION: We may collect and record certain usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to our Website. This information may include the websites that you access immediately before and after your visit to our Website, the Internet browser you are using and your Internet Protocol (IP) address. If we use such data at all it will be on an aggregate basis, and we will not disclose to third parties any information that could be used to identify you personally.
“Cookies” are small files placed on your hard drive. Each website that you visit can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser preferences allow it. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on our Website. In addition, a number of companies offer utilities designed to help you visit websites anonymously.
SERVICE PROVIDERS: We may use internal or external service providers to operate our Website and 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 you submit through the Website, but only for the purpose of performing their duties. These personnel are not permitted to use your personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS: Cushing® does not automatically collect personally identifiable information from visitors to our Website, except to the extent we are required to do so pursuant to the USA PATRIOT Act or some other statute or regulation applicable to us. We will not provide any personally identifiable information to any other persons, except (a) if we are required to make disclosures to the government or private parties in connection with a lawsuit, subpoena, investigation, similar proceedings or regulatory examination, (b) to comply with applicable laws or regulations, (c) to enforce these Terms, or (d) to share information with our affiliates or service providers in connection with providing services to you. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any such information in those circumstances.
E-MAIL AND MARKETING: Cushing® does not sell its customers’ e-mail addresses, nor will we provide your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes. Cushing® will not send you e-mail messages without first receiving your permission. It is our policy to include instructions for unsubscribing from these permission-based programs. We recommend that you do not send us any individual personal information via nonsecure methods of correspondence, including via public electronic communication channels, such as Internet e-mail, which are generally not secure.
BUSINESS TRANSFERS: If all or some of the business, stock or assets of Cushing® are acquired or merged with another business entity, we will share all or some of your information with this entity to
SECURITY: No data transmission over the internet can be 100% secure, so Cushing® cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you submit to us on this Website.
Cushing Asset Management, LP
8117 Preston Road, Suite 440
Dallas, TX 75225