Privacy Policy

Here at R3 we know how much you value privacy, and we realize that you care about what happens to the information you provide to us through our websites, www.r3.net and www.corda.net (“our Websites”) and other sources as described below.  We have provided highlights below regarding how we collect, use, and share your information.  Click [here] to see our full Privacy Statement.

If you are a California resident, click here for information about Your California Privacy Rights. [link]

What Information Does R3 Collect?

We collect information that you choose to provide when interacting with our Websites (such as information you provide when you register on our Websites or post on our Websites) or when you contact us, such as:

  • Information that you provide when you choose to register on our Websites (such as name, address, city, state, ZIP code, date of birth, email address, photographs, and other profile information)
  • Information that you provide when you choose to register, pay for, or attend one of our events or purchase one of our products or services
  • Information that you choose to provide when signing up for our promotions or newsletters (including your household information, income, marital status, and education)
  • Product preferences, advertisement preferences, and other information about how you use our Websites
  • Content that you submit or post (such as photographs, videos, reviews, articles, comments, or any other information you provide to us or post)

We collect certain information automatically when you visit or interact with the Website, such as your browser information, IP address, or cookie information.  If you access our Websites from a mobile device, we may collect data about your device.

We, or third parties acting on our behalf, collect information that you provide if you choose to register for classes, conferences, or special events or if you pay for R3- or Corda-related products and services.

Read more about the information we collect [link to full privacy paragraph]

How Does R3 Use My Information?

We use your information for the following purposes:

  • establishing and verifying the identity and eligibility of users;
  • opening, maintaining, administering, managing, and servicing user profiles, accounts, and memberships;
  • managing or modifying any content you post on our Websites;
  • providing products and services, content, content suggestions, company updates, and support;
  • conducting classes, conferences, special events, sweepstakes, surveys, programs, contests, and other offers (and communicating with you about such events);
  • analyzing and improving our products, services, and Websites (including developing new products and services; improving safety; managing our communications; analyzing our products; performing market research; performing data analytics; and performing accounting, auditing and other internal functions);
  • marketing and advertising our products and services;
  • responding to your inquiries and comments, and contacting you as necessary;
  • operating and communicating with you about or through external social networking platforms;
  • maintaining the security and integrity of our systems, including maintaining internal records;
  • conforming to legal requirements and industry standards, complying with legal process, detecting and preventing fraud and misuse, defending our legal rights, and protecting others; and
  • as part of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, transfer, sale, corporate change, or any other transaction involving all or a portion of R3’s assets

All information we collect may be aggregated and merged or enhanced with data from other sources, such as third parties.

Read more about how we use your information [link to full privacy paragraph].

How Does R3 Share My Information?

We share your information as follows:

  • With third-party service providers and business partners to the extent necessary to help us with our business functions
  • With affiliated companies for our marketing purposes
  • With other Website users when you post or share information publicly (such as sharing your real name and user name when you post in a forum)
  • If necessary to protect the safety, property, and other rights of us, our users, our employees, or when required by law
  • With your consent
  • If the ownership or control of our Websites or assets changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner

Read more about how we share your information [link to full privacy paragraph].
R3 HoldCo LLC Website Privacy Statement — Full Statement

R3 HoldCo LLC (“R3,” “we,” or “us”) respects your concerns about privacy and values the relationship we have with you. This Privacy Statement describes the types of information that we collect about you, how we use the information, with whom we share it, the choices available to you regarding our use of the information, and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.

  1. What Information Does This Privacy Statement Apply to?

This Privacy Statement applies to the collection, use, and disclosure of information from and about you by R3 on www.r3.net and www.corda.net (our “Websites”) and through telephone, email, and other communications. This Privacy Statement does not apply to any third-party websites which may be accessible through hyperlinks on our Websites, except to the extent that the third-party website collects or processes personal information on our behalf.

Linking to a third-party website does not mean that we endorse the site, any products or services described on the site, or any other material contained in the site.  To the extent that any linked third-party websites that you visit are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for the sites’ content, any use of the sites, or the privacy practices of the sites, except to the extent that the third-party website collects or processes personal information on our behalf.  Please review the privacy statement on each third-party website to see how they handle your information.

If you choose to use our Websites in any way, such as browsing or interacting, you agree with the terms of our current Privacy Statement as posted here. If you do not agree with this Privacy Statement, you should not use our Websites.  We may update or modify this Privacy Statement from time to time at our sole discretion, and will note the date of last update on the top of this page.  We encourage you to visit this area frequently to stay informed, as your continued use of our Websites following the posting of changes to these terms means that you consent to such changes.

  1. What Information Does R3 Collect?

We may obtain information about you from various sources. We may collect this information when you provide it on our Websites, through external social media platforms, in telephone or email communication, in connection with social networking, or when you register, pay for, or attend one of our events or you purchase our goods or services. When you visit our Websites, we may also collect certain information about your device and usage by automated means or by using technologies such as cookies, web server logs, and web beacons, as described below.

Information that You or Others Provide

You may choose to provide information to us in a number of ways, such as when you register on our Websites, when you post content, when you register, pay for, or attend one of our events or purchase one of our goods or services, and when you contact us.  The types of information you may provide to us include:

  • Information that you provide when you choose to register on our Websites (such as name, address, city, state, ZIP code, date of birth, email address, photographs, and other profile information)
  • Information that you provide when you choose to register, pay for, or attend one of our events or purchase one of our products or services
  • Information that you choose to provide when signing up for our promotions or newsletters (including your household information, income, marital status, and education)
  • Product preferences, advertisement preferences, and other information about how you use our Websites
  • Content that you submit or post (such as photographs, videos, reviews, articles, comments, or any other information you provide to us or post)

If you provide us with information regarding another individual, we will assume that you have that person’s consent to give us his or her information.

In addition, we may collect information about you that is provided to us by other Website users and other third parties as well as from external social networks (such as your name, profile picture, likes, location, and friend list).

Information Collected Automatically

When you visit our Websites or open an email that we send you, we may collect information about your usage and device by automated means or by using technologies such as cookies, web server logs, and web beacons. As set forth in more detail below, we may also collect information about your usage and browsing habits using various web-based technologies.

  • Cookies: Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings in your browser. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. Some cookies may exist for only a single session and some are persistent for multiple sessions over time. We may use cookies that are managed by R3 or by third parties for the purposes provided in this Privacy Statement, including for session management, authentication, user preference storage, Website performance and personalization, Website analytics, content management, search, and social media integration.
  • Web server logs: In conjunction with obtaining information through cookies, our web servers may log details regarding your device, operating system, or information about your Website usage.
  • Web beacons & pixels: To control which web servers collect information described above, we may place tags on our Websites or in emails called “web beacons” or “pixels.” These are computer instructions that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies. Web beacons and pixels can be used to track the pages you view, links that you click, or other online behavior. These tools may also be used to measure the effectiveness of our email campaigns by identifying the individuals who open or act upon an email message, when an email message is opened, how many times an email message is forwarded, the type of software, device, operating system and browser used to deliver the email, and any URL accessed through our email message.
  • Other: we may use other technology to collect information for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement.

Such technologies may permit collection of data elements such as demographic data, browser type, MAC address and other device information, operating system type and settings, domain, the address of the web page that linked you to our Websites, IP address, pages visited, whether you have visited us before or are new to our Websites, activities conducted on the page (such as search queries), and the day and time of your visit.

At this time, we do not honor “do not track” signals from website browsers.  However, you may refuse or delete cookies.  If you refuse or delete cookies, some of the functionality of our Websites may be impaired.  If you turn off cookies, Web beacon and other technologies will still detect visits to our Websites, but the information they generate cannot be associated with other non-identifiable cookie information and are disregarded. Please refer to your browser Help instructions to learn more about how to manage cookies and the use of similar technologies.

  1. How Does R3 Use My Information?

We collect, maintain, and use your information for the following purposes:

  • establishing and verifying the identity and eligibility of users;
  • opening, maintaining, administering, managing, and servicing user profiles, accounts, and memberships;
  • managing or modifying any content you post on our Websites;
  • providing products and services, content, content suggestions, company updates, and support;
  • conducting classes, conferences, special events, sweepstakes, surveys, programs, contests, and other offers (and communicating with you about such events);
  • analyzing and improving our products, services, and Websites (including developing new products and services; improving safety; managing our communications; analyzing our products; performing market research; performing data analytics; and performing accounting, auditing and other internal functions);
  • marketing and advertising our products and services;
  • responding to your inquiries and comments, and contacting you as necessary;
  • operating and communicating with you about or through external social networking platforms;
  • maintaining the security and integrity of our systems, including maintaining internal records;
  • conforming to legal requirements and industry standards, complying with legal process, detecting and preventing fraud and misuse, defending our legal rights, and protecting others; and
  • as part of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, transfer, sale, corporate change, or any other transaction involving all or a portion of R3’s assets

All information we collect may be aggregated and merged or enhanced with data from other sources, such as third parties or our mobile application.  We may also collect and store information locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.

  1. How Does R3 Share My Information?

We may disclose your information to third parties, such as service providers and suppliers, to the extent necessary to help us with our business functions, in compliance with applicable law.  Examples of these service providers include entities that provide web hosting and analytics services.  These service providers may be located around the world and in countries where privacy rules are different or less stringent than rules in the country where you reside.

We may also share your information with affiliated companies and subsidiaries for our marketing purposes.

We may also contract with third-party advertising networks that collect IP addresses and other information through the use of cookies, web server logs and web beacons on our Websites and emails; on third-party websites and emails; and on our advertising placed on third-party websites. They use this information to provide advertisements about

In addition, we may share your information if necessary to protect the safety, property, and other rights of us, our customers, and our employees, and when otherwise required by law.  We may also share your information with your consent in certain circumstances.

We reserve the right to transfer information we have about you in the event we sell, transfer, or engage in another transaction involving all or a portion of our business or assets, or undertake another form of corporate change, including bankruptcy.  Following such a sale, transfer, or transaction, or corporate change, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your information with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information.

Your information may be stored in databases maintained by R3 (including local storage) or third parties, and may be disclosed to third parties for the purposes stated in this Privacy Statement, that are located within and outside the United States, including countries where privacy rules differ and may be less stringent than those of the country in which you reside.  If you visit our Websites from a country other than the United States, you consent to such cross-border transfers of personal data, in compliance with applicable law, to the United States and to other countries around the world.

  1. What About R3’s Social Media Platforms?

Our Websites may embed plugs-ins, widgets or other apps of various social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.  An example of such a plug-in is Facebook’s “Like” button.  When you encounter those embedded objects, your internet browser may make a direct connection to the social media platform’s service and may share with the social media platforms information such as which of our Websites you have visited.

  1. Is My Information Secure?

R3 will take reasonable precautions to protect your information from loss, misuse or alteration and expects the third parties who access, collect, or work with your information on our behalf to do the same.  Please be aware, however, that any email or other transmission you send through the Internet cannot be completely protected against unauthorized interception.

  1. 7. Does R3 Collect Information From Children?

R3 does not intentionally collect information from children under 13 years of age, and children under age 13 should not submit any information to us.  If we become aware that a child has provided us with information without parental consent, or a parent or guardian of a child contacts us through the contact information provided below, we will use reasonable efforts to delete the child’s information from our databases.

  1. What Choices Do I Have?

We want to communicate with you, but only in the ways that you agree to hear from us.  You may “opt-out,” or unsubscribe from any emails we send you by following the unsubscribe instructions in any email or other communication you receive from us.  After doing so, you will not receive future emails unless you sign up to receive future emails and provide your email address.  Please allow up to 2 weeks to process your request.

We store data for as long as it is necessary to provide the services described in this Privacy Statement and as otherwise required for our internal business and compliance purposes.  If you would like us to delete information, you may contact us using the information below and we will take reasonable efforts to delete your information from our records, but may need to keep a copy for administrative purposes (such as documenting that a transaction occurred).

  1. I Live in California – What About My California Privacy Rights?

If you are a California resident, you have the right to request information from R3 regarding the manner in which R3 shares certain categories of your personal information with third parties, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California law provides that you have the right to submit a request to R3 at its designated email address and receive the following information:

  • The categories of information R3 disclosed to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year; and
  • The names and addresses of third parties that received such information, or if the nature of their business cannot be determined from the name, then examples of the products or services marketed.
  1. How Can I Contact R3?

R3 is committed to working with you to obtain a fair and rapid resolution of any queries, complaints, or disputes about privacy.  If you have submitted information to R3 and you would like to have it deleted from our databases or corrected, or if you have any other questions or comments regarding our privacy practices, please email us at legal@r3.com  for more information.

Effective Date:  [Enter the date that this statement is posted on the Websites]