Privacy Policy

UPDATED: November 16, 2023

This Privacy Policy governs the collection of information by our organization, Brownridge Research, LLC ("Brownridge," "we," "our," and/or "us"), encompassing all aspects of our online presence, including our official website ( and any affiliated web properties (collectively referred to as the "Sites"), as well as mobile applications developed and provided by us for use on various devices (the "Apps"). Additionally, this policy extends to cover our diverse range of publications, newsletters, memberships, portfolio solutions, webinars, conference calls, e-letters, blogs, books, electronic communications, widgets, conferences, and events (collectively referred to as the "Services"). By actively engaging with our Services or providing personal information, you acknowledge your consent to abide by this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to thoroughly review this document before utilizing our Services or sharing any information with us. 


At Brownridge Research, we prioritize the security and confidentiality of your personal information. When you engage with our Services, we may collect specific data that you willingly provide to us. This includes personally identifiable details such as your name, postal address (including billing and shipping address), telephone number, email address, and any other information you choose to disclose. Instances where we may request this information include, but are not limited to, when you subscribe to our email list, enroll in text alerts, create an account, register for webinars, contact us directly, or interact with us for any other purpose. Additionally, when you place an order with us, we may gather your mailing and billing information to process the transaction efficiently. 

To enhance your user experience and improve our Services, we may also collect technical information pertaining to your interactions with us. This may include data such as your IP address, cookie identifiers, mobile device identifiers, browser and device type, date and time of visit, and pages visited, along with other activities performed on our platform. We may utilize cookies or similar technologies to collect this information for advertising and analytical purposes. For further details and available choices regarding the use of this information, please refer to Section IV: Digital Advertising & Analytics in this Privacy Policy. 

In the event that you utilize our provided Apps, we may request your consent to access specific functionalities on your device, such as camera, photos, or location information. This information enables us to deliver our products and services effectively. However, if you prefer not to grant us access to these functions, you can manage the permissions through your mobile device settings. Kindly note that by restricting our access, certain features of the App may not operate as intended.


We may utilize the collected information for various lawful purposes, encompassing but not limited to:

  • Maintenance, operation, customization, and enhancement of our Services, including conducting analytics to improve user experience.
  • Provision and improvement of our current Services, as well as development of potential future Services.
  • Prompt and effective response to your inquiries and fulfilling your specific requests.
  • Sending updates, promotions, and marketing materials that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • Compliance with legal obligations and ensuring the security of our Services.
  • Any other purpose for which you have provided consent, or as disclosed to you at the time of information collection. 


At Brownridge Research, we understand the importance of responsible information sharing. Here are the circumstances under which we may share the information we collect:

  • Trusted third-party vendors: We may share the information with carefully selected third-party vendors who assist us in delivering our Services. These vendors may include hosting providers, email service providers, payment processors, and other service providers who support our operations and enable us to provide a seamless experience to our users.
  • Affiliates and business relationships: We may share information with our current or future affiliates or parties with whom we have joint venture partnerships. This enables us to collaborate effectively, offer enhanced services, and provide you with a broader range of valuable resources.
  • Corporate transactions: In the event of a corporate sale, merger, acquisition, or any other transfer of all or part of our assets, including bankruptcy proceedings, the information may be shared as part of the transaction. We take necessary precautions to ensure that your information remains protected and subject to privacy safeguards during such events.
  • Legal obligations and rights protection: We may disclose information when required by law, such as in response to a subpoena, court order, governmental inquiry, or other legal processes. Furthermore, we may share information to protect our rights, the rights of third parties, or to address any potential violations of our terms and conditions or policies. 
  • Consent and data collection disclosures: We may share information with your consent or as disclosed at the time of data collection or sharing. We respect your choices and ensure transparency in our data practices to maintain your trust and privacy.

 Additionally, we may share de-identified and anonymized information without any limitations.

Rest assured, we take appropriate measures to ensure that any sharing of information aligns with applicable laws, regulations, and privacy standards. Your privacy and trust remain our utmost priority throughout these sharing processes.


At Brownridge Research, we may partner with advertising networks and other ad serving providers ("Advertising Providers") to display ads on non-affiliated websites. These ads may be personalized to align with your interests, as determined by the information collected by Advertising Providers about your visits to our Services and other non-affiliated sites or applications over time. This includes analyzing information about the potential connections among various browsers and devices. Such advertising is commonly referred to as interest-based advertising.

Brownridge Research adheres to the principles set forth by the Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") for self-regulation in relation to interest-based advertising, as well as the European Digital Advertising Alliance ("EDAA") Principles for the European Union ("EU"). To learn more about this type of advertising and how to opt-out of it on your browser, you can visit or (for EU residents), where you can find industry choice tools that allow you to exercise your preference. If you prefer to opt-out of interest-based advertising in mobile apps on your device, you can download the DAA's AppChoices app and make your selection. 

Please note that opting out of interest-based advertising will not eliminate all ads from your browser or applications. However, it may reduce the relevance of the ads you see based on your interests. If you use different browsers or devices, we recommend you renew your opt-out choice on each individual browser or device.

You may also have the option to use browser settings to block or reject cookies. However, please be aware that if you choose to block or reject some or all cookies, it may impact the functionality of our Services. We may also collaborate with other third parties for non-advertising purposes, who may collect data about your use of the Services over time. We utilize services such as Google Analytics and other third-party services to enhance the performance of our Services, conduct analytics, and support marketing efforts. For more information on how Google Analytics collects and utilizes data when you use our Services, please visit

If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics, you can visit 

Your browser may also feature tools to limit cookie use or delete cookies altogether. However, please be aware that if you utilize these tools, it may impact the intended functionality of our Sites.


At Brownridge Research, we may include links to websites or applications owned or maintained by third parties, including social media platforms. These third-party websites and applications operate independently of Brownridge Research and have their own distinct privacy policies. It's important to note that Brownridge Research does not have control over the privacy practices of these external websites or applications, and they are not governed by the provisions outlined in this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any other websites or applications you visit to understand their specific data practices.

Furthermore, our Services may incorporate integrated social media tools or "plug-ins" provided by third parties. If you choose to utilize these tools to share personal information or engage with these features on our Services, please be aware that these third parties may collect information about you and may use and share such information in accordance with your account settings. This may include sharing information with the general public. Your interactions with these third parties and the usage of their features are subject to their respective privacy notices. We strongly recommend that you carefully read the privacy notices associated with any accounts you create and utilize to ensure you understand how your information will be handled.

VI.           COOKIES

To enhance your experience, some of our Services utilize cookies and similar technologies. Cookies are small files consisting of letters and numbers that are stored on your browser or computer's hard drive, provided you give your consent. For detailed information regarding the specific cookies and similar technologies employed in our Services, as well as their respective purposes, please refer to our comprehensive Cookie Policy.


If you wish to stop receiving emails from us, you have the option to unsubscribe from our email distribution list. You can do this by clicking the "unsubscribe" link found at the bottom of every email. You may also make an unsubscribe request by using the contact information provided below. Please note that it may take us up to 14 days to process your unsubscribe request. However, even after opting out, we may still send you emails related to our ongoing relationship or specific transactions, such as responding to your inquiries.

We may also send marketing-related and/or transactional SMS text messages to your mobile device with your consent. If you no longer wish to receive these messages, you can opt-out at any time by replying with the word "STOP" to the SMS shortcode associated with the subscription. Additionally, if you receive notifications from any of our Services, you can manage your push notification settings on your mobile device through your device and account settings.

Rest assured that personal information collected through the short code program will not be sold, rented, or shared with third parties for their own marketing purposes.

For choices regarding third-party interest-based advertising activities, please refer to Section IV: Digital Advertising & Analytics mentioned above.


This section contains the necessary disclosures as required by the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"). It applies specifically to the "personal information" that falls under the scope of the CCPA.

A. Personal Information We Collect: Over the past 12 months, we have collected the following categories of personal information from California consumers:

Categories of Personal Information:

  • Personal and online identifiers (such as name, email address, unique online identifiers)
  • Categories of information described in Section 1798.80(e) of the California Civil Code (such as physical characteristics, financial information, medical information)
  • Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law (such as race or gender)
  • Commercial or transaction information (such as purchase history)
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information (such as browsing history)
  • Biometric information (such as call recordings)
  • Geolocation information
  • Professional or employment-related information
  • Education information
  • Inferences drawn from the above information about predicted characteristics and preferences

Sold to the Following Third-Party Categories for Business Purposes:

  • Advertising networks
  • Marketing data companies
  • Data analytics providers
  • Operating systems and platforms
  • Financial services companies
  • Related affiliates

(I) Categories of Sources: We may collect personal information from the following categories of sources:

  • Consumers
  • Providers of data analytics providers
  • Providers of third-party data
  • Operating systems and platforms
  • Related affiliates

(II) Why We Collect, Use, and Share California Personal Information: We collect, use, and share the personal information we collect for various commercial and business purposes, as described in our Privacy Policy. These purposes include, but are not limited to:

  • Marketing and advertising
  • Enabling commercial transactions
  • Auditing related to our interactions with you
  • Legal compliance
  • Security incident detection and prevention
  • Service performance and analytics
  • Research and development
  • Internal operations

B. Your Rights Regarding California Personal Information: As a California resident, you have specific rights concerning the personal information we collect. These rights include: 

  • Right to Know: You have the right to know the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collect, use, disclose, and sell about you, along with the categories of sources and purposes of such collection.
  • Right to Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information, subject to certain exceptions.
  • Right to Opt-Out: You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information. Please note that opting out may impact certain services that rely on such sales.
  • Right to Non-Discrimination: You have the right not to be subjected to discriminatory treatment for exercising your privacy rights under the CCPA.

To exercise any of these rights, please submit your request, along with the necessary verifying information, to Alternatively, you can find instructions on how to contact us by phone.

C. Verification Process and Required Information: In certain cases, we may need additional information to verify your identity or understand the scope of your request. However, you are not required to create an account with us to submit or fulfill a request. At a minimum, we will require your name, email address, and country of residence 

D. Authorized Agent: You may designate an authorized agent to make a CCPA request on your behalf. To ensure proper authorization, we will require written proof or a copy of the power-of-attorney document.

E. Minors' Right to Opt-In: We do not have knowledge of selling personal information of minors under 16 years of age, and therefore, we do not require minors to opt-in for such sales.


At Brownridge Research, we prioritize the security and protection of the personal data we collect. We have implemented reasonable precautions to safeguard this information against potential risks, including loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Our security measures encompass a combination of contractual agreements, administrative protocols, physical safeguards, and technical measures. For instance, we employ firewall protection and encryption technology as appropriate to enhance data security.

While we have taken considerable efforts to establish a secure and reliable environment for our users, it is important to note that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from Brownridge Research cannot be guaranteed. Despite our best efforts, no method of data transmission over the internet or electronic storage system is completely infallible.

We recommend that you take appropriate measures to protect your personal information, such as using strong and unique passwords, keeping them confidential, and being cautious when sharing sensitive data online. If you have any concerns or questions regarding the security of your personal data, please feel free to contact us using the information provided. 


At Brownridge Research, we reserve the right to update and modify this Privacy Policy as necessary. It is advisable to review this page periodically to stay informed about any changes. In the event of any modifications to this Privacy Policy, we will post the revised version through our Services, and the effective date of the updated policy will be indicated. Your continued use of our Services signifies your acceptance and agreement to the updated Privacy Policy. 

XI.            CONTACTING US

If you have any inquiries, feedback, or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of Brownridge Research, we encourage you to reach out to us. You can contact us through the following means: 

Phone: (###) ###-####
Mailing Address:
Brownridge Research
1111B S Governors Ave, STE 6919
Dover, DE 19904

Our dedicated team is here to assist you and address any questions or concerns you may have. We strive to provide timely and helpful support to ensure your privacy and satisfaction.