Privacy Policy

Last updated July 2004 strives to offer its visitors the many advantages of Internet technology and to provide an interactive and personalized experience. We may use Personally Identifiable Information (your name, e-mail address, street address, telephone number) subject to the terms of this privacy policy. Please note this policy applies only to information collected by online and does not impact information collected or used by or its affiliates through other means.

How we gather information from users.

How we collect and store information depends on the page you are visiting, the activities in which you elect to participate and the services provided. You can visit many pages on our site without providing any information. Other pages may prompt you to provide information, such as when you register for access to portions of our site, sign up for membership, participate in auction simulations, or purchase research reports and auction tokens. You may also provide information when you participate in voting and polling activities, message boards and chat rooms and other interactive areas of our site.

Like most Web sites, also collects information automatically and through the use of electronic tools that may be transparent to our visitors. For example, we may log the name of your Internet Service Provider or use "cookie" technology. Among other things, the cookie may store your user name and password, sparing you from having to re-enter that information each time you visit, or may control the number of times you encounter a particular advertisement while visiting our site. As we adopt additional technology, we may also gather information through other means. In certain cases, you can choose not to provide us with information, for example by setting your browser to refuse to accept cookies, but doing so may limit your ability to access certain portions of the site or may require you to re-enter your user name and password. Additionally we may not be able to customize the site's features according to your preferences.

What we do with the information we collect.

We will use your information only as permitted by law. Aggregated Information (information that does not personally identify you) may be used in many ways. As one example, we may combine information about your usage patterns with similar information obtained from other users to learn which pages are visited most or what features are most attractive. We also analyze aggregated information to determine how different types of users of our systems (e.g. retail investors or institutional investors) vary in their bidding in our simulate auctions. Aggregated Information may occasionally be shared with our advertisers and business partners, but cannot be used to contact you individually.

We also collect information to enhance your visit and deliver more individualized content and advertising. For example, we may use Personally Identifiable Information collected on to communicate with you regarding our Terms of Service and privacy policy, products and services offered by and our partners, administration of contests, processing e-commerce transactions and other topics we think you might find of interest. While we may contact you about opportunities with third parties, we will not share your personally identifiable information with any third party except as requested by regulatory or similar agencies (e.g. NASD) or as otherwise required by law.

Personally Identifiable Information collected by may also be used for other purposes including but not limited to site administration and troubleshooting. Certain third parties who provide technical support for the operation of our site (our Web hosting service for example) may access such information.

As we continue to develop our business, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses. In such transactions, user information may be among the transferred assets. We may also disclose your information in response to a court order, at other times when we believe we are reasonably required to do so by law, in connection with the collection of amounts you may owe to us, and/or whenever we deem it appropriate or necessary to give such information to law enforcement authorities. Please note we may not provide you with notice prior to disclosure in such cases.

Your choice to opt out.

The quality information and services on is supported by advertising revenue and a limited program of e-mail marketing may become an important element of our online publishing business. Like other Web publishers, we may e-mail you periodically about services, features, products, special offers and unique content we believe might interest you.

Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisements. respects the privacy of our users. However, during your visit to our site you may link to, or view as part of a frame on a page, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. Also, through you may be introduced to, or be able to access, information, Web sites, advertisements or features offered by other parties. is not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.

While on our site, our advertisers, promotional partners or other third parties may use cookies or other technology to attempt to identify some of your preferences or retrieve information about you. For example, some of our advertising is served by third parties and may include cookies that enable the advertiser to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before. Through features available on our site, third parties may use cookies or other technology to gather information. does not control the use of this technology or the resulting information and is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

We have contracted with Overture services, Inc. (“Overture”) to monitor certain pages of our Web site for the purpose of reporting web traffic, statistics, advertisement 'click-throughs', and/or other activities on our site. Where authorized by us, Overture may use cookies, Web beacons, and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous statistics on our Web site visitors. No personally identifiable data is collected by or transferred to Overture. For more information about how the information collected by Overture is used, please see Overture’s privacy policy at

Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online. Should you choose to voluntarily disclose Personally Identifiable Information on our site, such as in message boards, chat areas or in advertising or notices you post, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of and this policy.

Children. does not knowingly collect or solicit Personally Identifiable Information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe has any information from or about anyone under 13, please contact us at the address listed below.

Contacting us.

We can be reached by contacting:
21 Hillside Road
Greenwich, CT  06830

Changes to this policy. reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Information collected prior to the time any change is posted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the time the information was collected.

Governing law.

This policy and the use of this Site are governed by Connecticut law. Any claim related to the Site or this policy shall be brought in a federal or state court in Greenwich, Connecticut, within one year after the claim arises. You agree no such claim may be brought as a class action. Users of consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such court as the most convenient and appropriate for the resolution of disputes concerning this policy. is controlled, operated and administered entirely within the United States. If you are located outside the United States, please note the information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. You hereby consent to this transfer.

In the event case of any conflict between the terms of this policy and the terms of any electronic or machine readable privacy policy (for example, a P3P electronic privacy policy), the terms of this written policy shall control.

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