Corporate Privacy Policy

This Privacy and Cookie Notice applies to S&P Global’s Corporate website at www.spglobal.com. Privacy and Cookie Notices specific to our various businesses and brands around the world (for instance, S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices, S&P Global Platts & J.D. Power) are posted on those specific businesses’ websites.

WHAT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION (“PII”) DOES S&P Global COLLECT ABOUT YOU ON THIS SITE?
Contact information that you provide to us, such as your name, title and organization, address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address.

WHY DOES S&P Global COLLECT PII? 
To respond to your inquiries, and to provide you with information about services and products that we believe may be of interest to you offered by other parts of S&P Global.

HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR PII THAT IS COLLECTED THROUGH THIS SITE?

  • With our vendors to perform services on our behalf.
  • With other parts of S&P Global whose services and products might be of interest to you.
  • Potentially in conjunction with a sale or similar transfer of a business.
  • When legally compelled or for other legal purposes.

In connection with these legitimate business purposes, your PII may potentially be shared outside of the country where it was collected, anywhere in the world.

IF YOU WANT TO LIMIT USE OR SHARING OF THE PII COLLECTED THROUGH THIS SITE FOR MARKETING PURPOSES:
Write to us at: privacy@spglobal.com or Privacy, S&P Global, 1200 G Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005.

SECURITY
We have established safeguards and use reasonable security measures to protect your PII from unauthorized access and use. Your PII is stored in a secure location in the U.S., and access is limited to authorized persons.  

INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) LOGS
When you visit our site, our servers automatically log and record your IP address. We use log data to monitor the use of our sites and services. We do not associate your IP address with any PII to identify you personally, except in cases of violation of the Terms of Use.

COOKIE USAGE
Please note that by using this site, you consent to the use of the cookies described below.
S&P Global or our third-party service providers may use cookies (or other anonymous tracking technologies that do not collect personally-identifiable information) when you visit our website. A “cookie” is a small text file placed on your computer or device, which helps our website function better.  We may use the following types of cookies on this website:

“Strictly necessary” cookies, which have to be set to allow us to deliver the site to you and to provide specific services that you request from us. The services offered by this site that require cookies to function include:

  • account log-in
  • shopping basket/online store
  • billing
  • comments/blog features

“Performance” or “Analytics” cookies, which help us to collect information about how visitors use our site and helps us with site analysis and improvements.  Performance or analytics cookies will remain on your computer after you close your browser, but cannot be used to identify you personally.

“Functionality” cookies, which allow our site to remember your choices or preferences, such as information on online forms or previous orders. These cookies allow us to offer you a personalized experience while using the site. They are not used to track your browsing activity on other websites.  

You can change your web browser’s Internet preferences to disable or delete cookies, although that may affect certain functions on this site. To learn how to manage your cookies, please follow the instructions from your specific browser, or follow the links below:

Internet Explorer
Firefox
Chrome
Safari

If you are visiting this site using a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, please refer to the manufacturer’s instructions on how to manage cookies.

MOBILE APPS
Mobile apps obtain the information you provide when you download them. Such information may include your name, e-mail address, username, and password. In addition, the app may collect certain information automatically, such as the type of mobile device you use, the device’s unique ID and IP address, your mobile operating system, the type of browsers you use, and information about the location of your mobile device. You can stop all collection of information by the app by uninstalling it.

QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS
To review and confirm the accuracy of your PII, or to contact us with concerns or questions, please write to: privacy@spglobal.com or Privacy, S&P Global, 1200 G Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005.

Read S&P Global’s Corporate Customer Privacy Policy.

Last updated: April 2016. Future revisions to this Privacy and Cookie Notice will be posted at this location.