KEANE is the leading unclaimed property services provider offering communication, consulting and compliance services and programs to its clients. KEANE is committed to using its best efforts to protect your privacy with technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online and commercial experience.
Data Protection Act and EU-US Privacy Shield Principles
For personal information of consumers, customers, investors, and government officials that KEANE receives from the European Economic Area, KEANE has committed to handling such personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act and EU-US Privacy Shield Principles.
We self-certify compliance with: U.S. – E.U. Privacy Shield Certification.
KEANE’s Privacy Shield certification can be found at https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
For more information about the Data Protection Act Principles, please visit the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland’s Website: http://www.dataprotection.ie/.
For more information about the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, please visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s website at https://www.privacyshield.gov.
Collection of your Personal Information
KEANE collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. KEANE also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by KEANE. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by KEANE for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the KEANE website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through KEANE public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: KEANE does not read any of your private online communications.
KEANE encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from KEANE so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. KEANE is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the KEANE and KEANE family of websites.
Use of Your Personal Information
KEANE collects and uses your personal information to operate the KEANE Web site and deliver the services you have requested. KEANE also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from KEANE and its affiliates. KEANE may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
KEANE does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. If this business practice changes in the future, KEANE will provide individuals with opt-out choice. KEANE may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, KEANE may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to KEANE, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
KEANE keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within KEANE to determine what KEANE services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within KEANE to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
KEANE may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. KEANE websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on KEANE or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of KEANE; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of KEANE or the public.
In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU individuals received pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield, KEANE is potentially liable.
The KEANE website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. KEANE may use a vendor that provides the ability to identify you personally based on links you have clicked in emails or information you have submitted in online web forms and associate this information with certain cookies. KEANE may continue to receive information that identifies you and tracks your web page views as you view other websites that use these certain services.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the KEANE services or websites you visit.
Security of Your Personal Information
KEANE takes all reasonable steps to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Right to Access, Correct, Limit Use or Delete Personal Data
KEANE acknowledges the right of individuals to access their personal data. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, limit use or delete inaccurate data, should direct his query to KEANE at firstname.lastname@example.org. If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.
Business Associate Activities
KEANE serves as a business associate for some customers, which may involve the use and disclosure of an individual’s protected health information. As a business associate, KEANE complies with certain laws under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HIPAA Laws”). All protected health information is handled in accordance with the privacy and security protections afforded under the HIPAA Laws.
Privacy Complaints by European Union Citizens
KEANE has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the US-EU Privacy Shield Principles to an independent non-profit dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed by KEANE, please visit the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD website at www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint.
Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.