What information do we collect?
We primarily collect information from you when you sign onto our site or fill out a form. When requesting information through one of our online forms, you may be asked to enter: your email address and information about your crops, yield and revenue history, market positions, options positions, derivatives positions and insurance. Additionally, we collect anonymous information from all users to track how our site is used in general. This information includes: how many pages users visit, how long they spend on the Web Site, what pages are viewed, and how they found the Web Site. This information does not include personal identifying information, other than your computer’s IP address.
What do we use your information for?
We use information we collect primarily to provide you with login information so that you can access the software, provide you with notifications concerning risk management products and strategies you request, to provide such risk management analysis and strategies as you request, and to support statistical analysis measuring interest in various areas of the Web Site.
In addition, information we collect may be used to enhance our Web Site with features that we intend to be useful for our visitors. Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To respond to your questions or comments. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the services requested, or as required by law.
- To measure the effectiveness of our marketing efforts. Silveus Financial, LLC uses common online marketing tools to show advertising messages to potential customers. To ensure that our marketing is as relevant as possible, we measure the effectiveness of these ads as they relate to how visitors use our Web Site in general.
- To send periodic emails. The email address that you provide will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your account. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, or information from other companies owned by or partnered with Silveus Financial, LLC.
- To monitor for potential fraudulent use of our site. Due to the sensitive nature of revenue, yield, option and derivative positions and insurance information, we monitor activity on our site as a good faith measure to ensure that our Web Site is in compliance with our terms of service.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you choose to submit information to us.
We offer the use of a secure server. All login and post-login information is transmitted to a secure server and then encrypted into our gateway and database only to be accessible by authorized employees with special access rights to such systems, all of whom are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information will be kept on file as required by law for record-keeping purposes and for the purpose of assisting you further at a later date.
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow). They enable the site to recognize you and capture and remember certain information as it relates to your usage of the site. Our cookies do not store personal information, or information which will later be used to identify you by any member of our staff.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. We may, however, share your information with the regulatory authorities including, but not limited to, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Futures Association, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, the Chicago Board of Trade, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and other entities offering risk management products which may be suitable for you including but not limited to Futures Commissions Merchants.
In addition, your information may be shared with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Web Site, conducting our business, or providing services to you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance:
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by calling us at 574-267-4042 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday (Eastern Time).
Silveus Financial, LLC
209 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60606