Viking Capital Privacy Policy
Last Updated: November 20, 2020
INTRODUCTION
Viking Capital LLC (“we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website http://vikingcapllc.com/ as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”). By interacting with us offline, visiting this Site, and/or using the services offered on or through this Site, or various other offline means (collectively, the “Services”), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”), as they may be amended from time to time, and to our use, processing, and disclosure of your Personal Information as described below.
 
As used in this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact an individual, alone or when combined with other personal or identifying information.
 
We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.
 
You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.
 
This Privacy Policy incorporates by reference the Terms of Use.
COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may collect Personal Information about you in a variety of ways when you visit the Site or when we provide you services including, but not limited to: various applications, third-party sources, market business services, trade instructions, verbal instructions, and other documentation that you provide to us. We may also receive this Personal Information from firms that assist us in administering your account and processing transactions on your behalf or from agents you may have designated to act on your behalf. We collect this information in order to service your account properly and provide you with the services you expect to receive. We limit our collection and use of Personal Information to that required for valid business purposes or to comply with applicable law.
 
We collect and process Personal Information that you provide us when you:
 
  • Register to use or use our Services via this Site (e.g. by registering for our Investor Portal or engaging in a financial transaction) and provide Personal Information required to use our Services. 
  • ​Fill out forms on our Site.
  • ​Register or subscribe to our newsletters or conferences.
  • ​Ask us to authenticate you as an authorized user and ask us to facilitate communications between us that you request.
  • Contact us with a request. 
  • ​Complete surveys issued by us (we will process Personal Information provided by you for research and monitoring purposes).
  • ​In email and other electronic messages between you and us.
  • ​Offline such as in-person, through paper forms, through the mail or other such means.
  • ​From our clients, affiliates or business partners who share Personal Information with us for the purpose of providing Services to you.
TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
  • Individual first and last names. 
  • ​Contact details such as home address, email address, and telephone number.
  • ​Demographic information, such as your age and gender.
  • ​Financial information, such as account numbers, balances, and transactions. 
  • Sensitive Personal Information, such as social security numbers, taxpayer ID numbers, and government-issued identification card numbers.
  • ​Browsing information, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION 
Having accurate Personal Information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience and to perform the Services to meet your expectations. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to: 
  • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties. 
  • ​Create and manage your account.
  • ​Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you. 
  • ​Email you regarding your account or order. 
  • Fulfill and manage transactions related to the Site.
  • ​Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized.
  • ​Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
  • ​Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site.
  • ​Notify you of updates to the Site.
  • ​Perform other business activities as needed.
  • ​Prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity
  • ​Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
  • ​Respond to product and customer service requests.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share Personal Information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your Personal Information may be disclosed as follows:
 
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of Personal Information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your Personal Information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging Personal Information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
 
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your Personal Information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
 
Marketing Communications
With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your Personal Information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
 
Interactions with Other Users
If you interact with other users of the Site, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, following blogs.
 
Online Postings
When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Site your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity.
 
Third-Party Advertisers
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
 
Affiliates
We may share your Personal Information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include our parent company and any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.
 
Business Partners
We may share your Personal Information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
 
Other Third Parties
We may share your Personal Information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your Personal Information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
 
Sale or Bankruptcy
If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your Personal Information to the successor entity. If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your Personal Information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline honor commitments we made in this Privacy Policy.
 
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
 
TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Cookies and Web Beacons
We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. When you access the Site, your Personal Information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies. However, doing so may affect the availability and functionality of the Site. You may not decline web beacons, but you may render them ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.
RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
Additionally, we may use third-party software to serve ads on the Site, implement email marketing campaigns, and manage other interactive marketing initiatives. This third-party software may use cookies or similar tracking technology to help manage and optimize your online experience with us.  
ADVERTISERS
We may also partner with selected third-party vendors to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Site, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policies and contact them directly for responses to your questions. 
THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
We do not knowingly solicit Personal Information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any Personal Information which we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below. 
CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES  
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy. Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. If you set the DNT signal on your browser, we will respond to such DNT browser signals. 
OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by logging into your account settings and updating your account or by contacting us using the contact information provided below.
 
If you request that we terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.
 
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Site, by logging into your account settings and updating your preferences, or by contacting us using the contact information provided below.
 
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
 
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
 
We do not currently respond to browser Do Not Track signals or other browser or
 device-based mechanisms that provide a method to opt out of the collection of
information across the networks of websites and online services in which we participate. Unless and until the law requires us to respond to browser Do Not Track signals, we will not respond to those signals as an opt out, but if we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so here. However, we do provide consumers with the ability to manage their cookie choices as described in this policy.

For more information on Do Not Track, please visit allaboutdnt.com.
 
CONTACT US 
In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Site or to receive further information regarding use of the Site, please contact us at: 
Viking Capital Investments
8302 Old Courthouse Rd., Suite B
Tysons, VA 22182
 
202-480-9849