Website Usage Privacy Policy

This privacy statement explains how Independence Square uses personal information collected by visitors to  By visiting this site, you are accepting the terms as described in the statement below.  If you do not agree to these practices, do not view or interact with this website.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact us by sending an email to

Personal Information We Gather

“Personal information” is that which can be used to identify, locate, or contact and individual.  Independence Square collects the following types of personal information:

Contact information: Examples include, but are not limited to; your name, postal addresses, email addresses, or other addresses at which you receive communications from Independence Square.

Transaction information: Independence Square receives and records some information from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, cookies, and data about which pages you visit on the site.  This information helps us analyze how the site works for users.

Posted Information: If you chose to post a comment on our website, we may collect your contact information and the content of your post.  It is important to note that any content posted to this website may be publicly displayed and seen by other users of the site.  When doing so, we may collect the IP address and browser agent string to help spam detection.

When & why we disclose personal information: We will not disclose your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this privacy statement.  We will disclose your information when:

  • To protect the rights, property or safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
  • To prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss
  • To commence an investigation or take action regarding illegal activities
  • In the course of an audit, or for compliance and corporate governance functions
  • To defend the firm in litigation or a regulatory action
  • When required to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, including to law enforcement agencies, regulators, and courts

Cookies: Independence Square implements cookies to store user information and track user activities.  User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information.  Cookies enable us to monitor your activity across sessions of interaction between your device and this site.

Analytics: Independence Square uses Google Analytics to collect information about use of our site.  Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site.  We use the information only to improve this website.  Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit the site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google.  Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.  You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

You may also Disable Google Analytics while on our website.

What rights you have over your data: If you have an account on this site, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.  This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.