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Privacy Policy

Last modified: July 14, 2017

IVES Group Inc., doing business as Audit Analytics ("Audit Analytics") takes the privacy of its subscribers and other website visitors very seriously and is committed to protect any personal information provided by users. Audit Analytics does not have ads on its website and does not attempt to retrieve any information concerning a visitor's ongoing surfing habits for the purpose of placing targeted advertisements.

The purpose of this policy is to explain what a cookies is, and is not, and to provide instruction on how to disable this feature in your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome) if you wish to do so.


A cookie is the name given to a small amount of text that is sent to your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome) by websites you visit to allow certain functions to operate (e.g., auto-filled logins, preference settings , etc.). Cookies are not a virus or malware. They do not search for information on your computer. The cookie keeps information in your browser to auto-fill boxes or facilitate the use of personalized functions the next time you visit.

Since Audit Analytics can read the text, you are not required to re-enter information when you return to our site. A cookie does not contain personal information about you. Cookies do contain the URL (website address) of the websites you visited and thus can be used by other companies to facilitate ad tracking. Therefore, although Audit Analytics does not use cookies in this manner, certain companies can, while not knowing who you are, figure out your surfing visits and adjust website ads to suit a perceived preference.

How Audit Analytics uses Cookies

Audit Analytics uses cookies to provide you with a personalized experience when you visit our website. Audit Analytics can read the cookie text and the information is used for two reasons. Our functional cookies provide you with a customized experience by remembering your email and password, thereby simplifying the initial "Sign In" step for gaining access to the database. In addition, Audit Analytics uses analytic cookies to learn which database capabilities and functions are most utilized and which aspects of database provide our user's the most value. In addition, since Audit Analytics is a subscriber service with different data sets and access modules, we use your cookie to verify that you are allowed to travel from page to page to certain restricted access areas.

Third Party Cookies

Audit Analytics also hosts cookies placed by domains that Audit Analytics does not own or control. These cookies provide us with site traffic information without giving any personal information of the user. For example, Audit Analytics uses Google Analytics to obtain information and create statistical reports on visitor website traffic, including our blog, to get insights on the database usage and the type of data that most interests people. Google's privacy policy can be found at the following URL: Google Privacy Policy

Links to Other Sites

For convenience, Audit Analytics provides links to other websites, such as the Securities Exchange Commission's website, If you wish to know how those sites use and manage their cookies, please reference each particular site.

Social Buttons - In order to implement the Social Media Buttons, including Twitter and LinkedIn, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts running on our site from domains outside our control. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on our site. If you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. Please check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Data Transferred to Other Countries

Audit Analytics processes information on servers located in the United States. We collect and analyze information from within and outside the United States and share information to subcontractors located in countries other than the United States. Information collected within the European Economic Area and Switzerland may, for example, be transferred to, and processed in a country outside of the European Economic Area and Switzerland. You expressly consent to the foregoing.

How to Disable Cookies in Your Browser

As explained above, cookies are sent to your browser. Every browser has a setting that will disables the use of cookies. To learn how to manage cookies, links to the most common browser sites are provided below:

If you choose to disable you browser for a portion of your time on the internet, please be aware that you will likely need to reestablish your browser's cookie capability because in order to use the Audit Analytics database. As explained in the section titled How Audit Analytics uses Cookies, Audit Analytics uses cookies to verify your ability to access certain web pages and data modules that may be unavailable to other users. If the database does not know who you are, it will restrict access to pages that your subscription allows.


This Cookies and Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. If material changes are made to this policy we will place a prominent notice on the website.

Contact Audit Analytics about Privacy

If you have questions concerning your privacy or the information Audit Analytics retains about you, please contact Audit Analytics at the address below:

Web Team: Privacy
9 Main Street, Suite 2F
Sutton, MA 01590

In the alternative, you may email our Data Protection Officer at the address below: