“Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual. This may include without limitation, an individual’s name, address, age, gender, income, employment status, credit history, debts and liabilities, income, personal preferences and other information about his or her family.
Collection and Use of Personal Information on brookfieldfinancial.com
When you visit brookfieldfinancial.com or other Brookfield Financial websites, cookies are used to collect technical information about the services that you use, and how you use them. This may include device-specific information, your navigation throughout the site, and other technical and browsing preferences including your location and entry point to site. Other personal information is not collected unless you choose to submit a form including personal information.
Cookies help provide functionality to the web site and help analyze web site usage more accurately. Technical information collected through the website is used to analyze and report on website traffic, marketing and usage trends, for security purposes, and to improve Brookfield’s online content and services. In addition, brookfieldfinancial.com uses third party analytics tools to analyze website traffic and improve the site, based on information collected by cookies.
Although Brookfield Financial takes steps to maintain the security of its website, there are inherent risks associated with the use of electronic means of communication. Therefore Brookfield Financial discourages the use of its website to submit sensitive personal information.
Disclosure of Personal Information on brookfieldfinancial.com
Generally, Brookfield Financial does not disclose personal information collected via brookfieldfinancial.com to third parties for commercial purposes. Information collected through the site may be accessible to and stored by Brookfield Financial service providers, for example, service providers who design, maintain or host the website. In some cases, Brookfield Financial may disclose personal information provided through the website to other Brookfield Financial affiliates, service providers or partners in order to best respond to an inquiry or provide a service.
In exceptional circumstances, Brookfield Financial may be permitted or required to disclose personal information collected through the website to third parties without your knowledge or consent. For example, Brookfield Financial may disclose user information to law enforcement in order to investigate unauthorized attempts to modify the website, install harmful files or cause damage to the website or Brookfield.
You may opt-out of the collection of information by website cookies by adjusting your internet browser settings. With most Internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Some content or functionality of brookfieldfinancial.com may be affected by adjusting your browser cookie settings.
Accessing Personal Information
On your written request, we will use reasonable efforts to provide you with access to personal information about you in Brookfield Financial’s possession. However, given the nature of the information collected through the website as described above, Brookfield Financial may not be able to associate information in its possession with you personally.
Respecting and Responding to Your Privacy Concerns
You have the option to refuse or withdraw consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information through the Brookfieldfinancial.com website, and we will respect your choices. In some cases, when you withdraw consent to the collection or use of personal information on the website, you may notice reduced website functionality or need to use alternative means of contacting Brookfield.
We will investigate and respond to questions or concerns about any aspect of our handling of personal information involving brookfieldfinancial.com. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns you may have in this regard.