Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Horizon Institute of Investment Management (HIOIM) Privacy Policy. Here we will outline how the Horizon Institute of Investment Management will deal with your personal information. Furthermore, it will detail ways to control preferences and settings. As always, the Horizon Institute of Investment Management is firmly committed to gaining your trust.

Scope of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy will detail the Horizon Institute of Investment Managements treatment of personally identifiable information alongside other information that the Horizon Institute of Investment Management collects and receives. “Data” and “information” includes information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. Where applicable, we or may not point out the precise use of personally identifiable information or data from within our other legal policies. This privacy policy will also detail how we manage cookies, including use on hioim.com and other third parties use of cookies specific to our service, and how cookies may be disabled. This privacy policy does not extend or apply to the practices of companies that the Horizon Institute of Investment Management does not directly own or control, or to persons who are not employed and managed by us. Some services we use may have existing privacy policies in place. You can find more information on all the affiliates of the Horizon Institute of Investment Management by checking this page Affiliates.

Information Collection & Use

The Horizon Institute of Investment Management is primarily a data controller in that we collect personally identifiable information from you when you register an account at https://hioim.com. This may also occur while using other Horizon Institute of Investment Management products and services, such as your trading club account. The Horizon Institute of Investment Management may combine information (including personally identifiable information) about you with information that we obtained from business partners or other companies, such as anouse and associated partners. When you register at the Horizon Institute of Investment Management, we ask you for personally identifiable information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, location, industry and personal interests. The Horizon Institute of Investment Management collects information about your transactions with us and our business partners, including information about your use of financial products and services you may engage in with the Horizon Institute of Investment Management. The Horizon Institute of Investment Management also collects and receives information on our server logs from your browser, this includes things such as your IP address, the Horizon Institute of Investment Management cookie information, software and hardware attributes or specifications, and the page you requested. Once you have registered on the Horizon Institute of Investment Management and sign in to use our services, you are no longer anonymous to us and your usage data will be connected to your account. The Horizon Institute of Investment Management uses information (personally identifiable and anonymous) for the following general purposes: To personalise the advertising and content that you see, to fulfil your requests for products and services, to improve our services, to contact you, to conduct research and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients and staff.

Data Transfer

Your personal information may be transferred to countries other than your own, especially to servers based in the United Kingdom, to process and store data in accordance with our Privacy Policy and to provide you, the user, with our products and services. These countries may not have the same standards in terms of data protection as the country you reside. By using our products and services, you consent to data transfer across these countries. We are committed to ensuring your data and information is protected, and we take steps in accordance with local law. This may include how data processing agreements, such as the EU standard Contractual Clauses.

Information Sharing & Disclosure

The Horizon Institute of Investment Management does not rent, sell or share information about you (including personally identifiable information) with other people or non-affiliated companies, except to provide a product or service that you have requested. We will share information in the following circumstances: To provide information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with the Horizon Institute of Investment Management under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use such information to help the Horizon Institute of Investment Management communicate with you (to the extent consented to by you) about products and services related to the Horizon Institute of Investment Management or our trusted partners and affiliates. These affiliates and trusted partners do not have any independent right to share your information.

  • To respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process or to any legitimate request by authorities with which legal compliance is required, or to establish or exercise legal rights or defend against legal claims.
  • To share, when we believe it is necessary, information so that we can investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of a person, violations of the Horizon Institute of Investment Management terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
  • To transfer such information about you if the Horizon Institute of Investment Management acquires, or is acquired by or merged with, another company or project. In this event, the Horizon Institute of Investment Management will take steps to notify you about information that is transferred about you, or if it is subject to a different privacy policy than detailed here.
  • To share information with analytics partners such as Google. Information collected is in anonymous form, and is used to compile statistical reports on user behaviour and activity. the Horizon Institute of Investment Management does this to evaluate aggregate data on visitor usage so that we may improve and optimise our content and marketing to meet our user needs. Policies for affiliates, such as Google, can be found on the affiliates policy page.
The Horizon Institute of Investment Management may display targeted advertisements based on anonymised or pseudonymised data and information, and the Horizon Institute of Investment Management may also display targeted advertisements based on personally identifiable information. We do not provide personally identifiable information to any advertiser when you interact or view an ad. However, interacting with these ads may be considered consent for advertisers to assume that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.

Cookies & Similar Technologies

The Horizon Institute of Investment Management may set and access the Horizon Institute of Investment Management cookies on your computer. We may also set and access device identifiers which could include your IP address, user agent information, and device provided identifiers. Logging in to the Horizon Institute of Investment Management may personalise your experience for specific devices. The Horizon Institute of Investment Management does allow our trusted partners to set cookies on your computer. These partners use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, and not this one.

Changing Account Information and Preferences

You can edit your Horizon Institute of Investment Management information, including your preferences, at any time. As we are constantly adding additional functionality for this to take place, you may need to email support@hioim.com to edit some of your Horizon Institute of Investment Management information. We reserve the right to send you certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages and other communications relating to the Horizon Institute of Investment Managements service, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

Confidentiality & Security

We limit access to information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to encounter that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. We have physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with our legal obligations to protect information about you.

Posting in Public Areas

A publicly accessible area is any area of the Horizon Institute of Investment Management that is accessible by the general public and may be indexed by search engines. The Horizon Institute of Investment Management allows you to post, submit and exchange content and information on publicly accessible areas, such as the Trader Club forums. You should exercise caution if you choose to disclose personally identifiable information in a publicly accessible area. Remember that this information may remain indefinitely in the publicly accessible area of the service. Also, depending on the service, other users may also be able to view two or more of your individual postings collectively. You are solely responsible for any information that you disclose and disseminate on publicly accessible areas. If you have a concern about any personally identifiable information that you have posted on any publicly accessible areas and are unable to delete or edit it, please refer your query to support@hioim.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Horizon Institute of Investment Management may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your information, we will notify you by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Horizon Institute of Investment Management account or by posting a prominent notice on our pages.

Questions & Suggestions

If you have any questions or suggestions, contact us at support@hioim.com.