We at Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (the “Company”, “we,” “our” or “us”) respect your concerns about privacy. This Online Privacy Notice describes the types of personal information we collect on blackstonemortgagetrust.com (the “Site”), how we use the information, with whom we may share it and the choices available to you regarding our use of the information. We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of the information and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.
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The types of information we collect on the Site may include:
We may use third-party web analytics services on the Site, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers help us analyze how visitors use the Site. The information obtained for this purpose (including your IP address and other information collected by automated means) will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. To learn about opting out of Google Analytics, please click here.
The providers of third-party plug-ins and widgets on the Site, such as embedded videos and social media sharing tools, may use automated means to collect information regarding your use of the Site and your interactions with the plug-ins and widgets. This information is subject to the privacy policies or notices of the providers of the plug-ins and widgets.
the extent required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent before collecting personal information using cookies or similar automated means.
We may use the information described above to:
In addition, we use information collected through cookies, web beacons, web server logs and other automated means for purposes such as (i) customizing our users’ visits to the Site, (ii) delivering content tailored to our users’ interests and the manner in which our users browse the Sites, and (iii) managing the Site and other aspects of our business.
We also may use the information in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
Neither we nor any third parties on the Site obtain personal information about our visitors’ online activities, over time and across third-party websites. The Site is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals from browsers.
We do not disclose personal information we obtain about you through the Site, except as described in this Online Privacy Notice. We may share your personal information with our affiliates and subsidiaries. We also may share personal information with service providers who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions. We do not authorize these service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.
We also may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government entities based on a lawful disclosure request, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. We reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, spin-off, dissolution or liquidation).
In addition, we may share anonymous/aggregate information with third parties, such as service providers, for any purpose.
Information collected through third-party plug-ins and widgets on the Sites (such as information relating to your use of a social media sharing tool) is collected directly by the providers of the plug-ins and widgets. This information is subject to the privacy policies of the providers of the plug-ins and widgets, and the Company is not responsible for those providers’ information practices.
We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to recipients in countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer your information to recipients in other countries (such as the U.S.), we will protect that information as described in this Online Privacy Notice.
We offer you certain choices in connection with the personal information we collect from you. To update your preferences or submit a request, please contact us as indicated in the “How to Contact Us” section of this Online Privacy Notice. To the extent provided by the law of your jurisdiction, you may request access to the personal information we maintain about you or request that we correct, amend, delete or block the information by contacting us as indicated below. Where provided by law, you may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us or object at any time on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal information, and we will apply your preferences going forward.
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect personal information we obtain through the Site against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
Our Site may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from us. Linked sites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review. To the extent any linked websites are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for their content, any use of the websites, or the privacy practices of the websites.
This Online Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will post the updated version on the Sites and indicate at the top of the Notice when it was most recently updated.
If you have any questions or comments about this Online Privacy Notice, or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You also may write to:
Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.
Attn: Legal & Compliance
345 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10154