CFA Society Uruguay Privacy Policy

Last updated: August 22, 2019


CFA Society Uruguay is a group of investment professionals committed to promote the highest ethical standards, financial education and professional excellence for the benefit of society. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy“): describes how we gather and protect individually identifiable information (“Personal Information“); how we use, process, transfer, and share Personal Information.

Summary of Key Points

  • We collect Personal Information when you provide information to CFA Society Uruguay through the Site and through other communications with CFA Society Uruguay.  
  • We may use Personal Information to provide CFA Society Uruguay products and services to you. 
  • We may use cookies and other technologies to track the use of our Site and for certain advertising purposes. 
  • We may share Personal Information with exam preparatory providers and other CFA Society Uruguay partners which provide products and services that may be of interest to you. 
  • Your use of the Site or provision of Personal Information constitutes your consent to the processing of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy. 


By using the Site or providing us with Personal Information you consent to our processing and transfer of your Personal Information as we describe here. Providing us your information constitutes your consent to the collection, use, transfer, and sharing of that information for the purposes described in the record where you provide the information and in this Privacy Policy. 


The Information We Collect

We collect Personal Information to help us better understand your needs, to provide you with personalized and efficient service, and for other purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We generally obtain Personal Information directly through the information that you provide to CFA Society Uruguay. We also may obtain Personal Information automatically, through the use of cookies and other technologies, and in some instances from third parties, such as companies that sponsor programs or conferences in which CFA Society Uruguay participates. 


Information you provide to CFA Society Uruguay

You may provide Personal Information to CFA Society Uruguay in a number of ways, including: (1) through your use of the Site, (2) upon communicating directly with CFA Society Uruguay either electronically or by providing hard copies of documents; and (3) upon registering for CFA Society Uruguay conferences or events.


The Personal Information we collect

The following are the classes of Personal Information that we may collect: your full name, business address, home address, email address, telephone number, employer, and other information that you provide directly to us.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technology

Our Site may use cookies and other tracking devices to collect information automatically. These tracking devices may be placed by us or by our third-party partners or vendors. By using the Site, you agree to the use of cookies and other tracking devices as described below. You may configure your Internet browser to notify you when a cookie is sent (giving you the option to decide whether to accept it or not), and to reject or remove cookies. To remove cookies, please follow your browser’s instructions or contact your browser provider for more information. By removing or refusing to accept cookies, you may be unable to use or access some features of our Site.

Cookies Cookies are small pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer. Our Site uses session ID cookies (expire when you close the browser) and persistent cookies (persist even after you close the browser), which help our Site run more smoothly and tailor content for you. Our Site includes a mechanism to manage the cookies that we use on our Site through your Profile. Additionally, most web browsers have options that allow you to control whether to accept cookies and give you the option to delete all cookies. However, disabling may prevent access to some parts of our Site. Do Not Track Signals: If you wish to not be tracked during your visit to our Site, please follow your browser’s “Do Not Track” instructions or contact your browser provider for more information. By sending a Do Not Track Signal, you may be unable to use or access some features of our Site.
Device IDs Some portions of this Site collect and store a unique device ID associated with your particular device to track the number of unique visitors using our Site and to enable you to interact with and use those resources. We link your device ID with the technical information accessed through your use of our Site for the uses described in this Privacy Policy.
Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs) Our Site may employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), which helps us to better manage content on our Site by informing us what content is viewed or clicked on. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a visitor’s computer, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and e-mails and are about the size of a period.
Log Files We also may gather Personal Information automatically and store it in log files. For instance, when you visit our Site, the server may automatically recognize information about you, including: the date and time you visited our Site, the pages you visited, the referrer (the website you came from), the type of browser you are using (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using (e.g., Windows or Mac OS), and the domain name and address of your internet service provider.
Online Behavioral Advertising Our Site may place and recognize cookies and similar technologies on your browser or device when you visit it for purposes of serving you targeted advertising (a.k.a. “online behavioral advertising”). We also work with third party analytics and advertising companies who place their own cookies or similar technology on your browser or device when you visit our Site and other third-party websites, in orderto provide analytics to us or serve customized advertisements to you. As noted above, you can set your device or browser to accept or reject most cookies, or at least notify you in most situations that the technology is offered. You can also manage the cookies you receive through your Profile. As an additional step, some of these advertising companies participate in one of the following self-regulatory programs for online behavioral advertising, with corresponding user opt-outs:

Please note that even if you reject these devices, you may continue to receive advertisements, but the advertisements will not be tailored to your browsing activities and interests.

How We Share Information

We share Personal Information as follows:


Third Party Processors  We engage third parties to perform services in connection with the operation of this Site and our organization. Examples of these third parties include website hosting service providers, technology service providers, legal advisers and consultants, examination supervisors and/or related services. We share Personal Information with these third parties, but we authorize them to use this Personal Information only in connection with the services they perform on our behalf. Such parties are bound by contract to establish appropriate measures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. In addition, we share certain Personal Information with third parties as necessary to facilitate our offering of products and services to you.
Third Party Products and Services We may share your Personal Information with select third parties that offer services or products that we believe may be of interest to you. These third parties may contact you with communications regarding their own services or products. Such third parties may include exam preparatory providers, exhibitors at and sponsors of CFA Society Uruguay events, University Program Partners, and other CFA Society Uruguay partners. Please note that, if you receive any communications from these third parties, you may contact them directly to opt-out of receiving further communications from them.


Event Attendees For some CFA Society Uruguay events, we may make Personal Information of all event attendees available to other event attendees and event sponsors. The Personal Information made available includes name and email address.
Legal Compliance We may share Personal Information as required by law or at the request of government regulators or other law enforcement officials and the courts.


We maintain reasonable and appropriate technical, physical, and administrative measures to protect the security of your Personal Information. Access to Personal Information is limited to only those employees, contractors, or authorized agents of CFA Society Uruguay who have authorization to access such Personal Information and such access is limited to the extent such information is needed to fulfill the task for which the Personal Information was collected. While we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure the security of the information you transmit. We recommend you to take every precaution in protecting your Personal Information when you are on the internet. 


This Site provide links to websites or services created and maintained by other individuals or organizations, including CFA Institute. Please note that these websites’ privacy policies may differ from this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of any website you may visit, as we are not responsible for such websites’ content and policies. We do not control these links or sites nor are we responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, security, or continued availability or existence of the information provided on these sites. Other organizations linked from the Site may collect information about you when you visit their websites. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these companies directly if you have any questions about how they use the information they collect.


If we make any changes to this Policy that materially and adversely impacts previously collected information about you, we will post a prominent notice on our Site notifying users of the change.

Contact Us

For further information about CFA Society Uruguay’s privacy practices, please contact us.