Novus Partners, Inc.

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 10, 2019

We at Novus Partners, Inc. (“Novus,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) have created this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) because we know that you care about how information you provide to us is used and shared. This Privacy Policy applies to information received by Novus via the website located at and (together, the “Website”) and any Personal Information (as defined below), received by Novus about EU and Swiss individuals.

By becoming a Registered User via the Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be legally bound by this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, which are hereby incorporated by reference (collectively, this “Agreement”). If you do not indicate your agreement with these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy by clicking where indicated below, you will not be permitted to use the Service.

Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning set forth in the Terms of Use.

The Information We Collect

Novus collects the following types of information, both directly from you and indirectly through our third-party service providers (our “Providers”).

Personal Information

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means any information or set of information that identifies or could be used by or on behalf of Novus to identify a natural person. The only Personal Information Novus collects relating to a natural person is name, phone number, and email address, provided that Novus may also collect the name of your employer and your employment title with your employer. Personal Information does not include information regarding corporate entities or information that is encoded or anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public Personal Information.

Novus collects the Personal Information identified above for specific and limited purposes.  When we or our Providers collect Personal Information, we or our Providers will inform the individuals of these purposes and the choices and means, if any, offered to such individuals for limiting the use and disclosure of that Personal Information. We or our Providers will endeavor to provide such notice in clear and conspicuous language when individuals are first asked to provide Personal Information or as soon as practicable thereafter.

Examples of different purposes for which we may collect Personal Information include, but are not limited to (i) the user registration process; and (ii) responding to a request from you for information regarding our products and services.

Other Information

In addition to the Personal Information, we may collect additional information on the Website (collectively, the “Other Information”). Such Other Information may include:

How We Use and Share the Information

We use the Personal Information only in ways that are compatible with the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. Novus will take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.

We may also use and/or share the Personal Information and the Other Information as described below.

Accessing and Modifying Information; Communication Preferences

Upon request, Novus will grant individuals reasonable access to Personal Information that we and our Providers or agents hold about them. For example, visitors to the Website who have provided Personal Information to us may review and/or make changes to the same by contacting Novus. In addition, individuals may manage their receipt of marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any Novus marketing e-mail or by following the instructions found on the Website. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such requests in a timely manner. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases. Novus acknowledges that EU individuals and Swiss individuals have the right to access, correct or delete the Personal Information that we maintain about them.  An EU or Swiss individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete data, should direct his query to We will respond to such request within a reasonable timeframe.

How We Protect the Information

We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information and Other Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.

Important Notices to Non-U.S. Residents/Privacy Shield Certification

EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks

Novus complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of Personal Information from European Union member countries. Novus has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. If there is any conflict between the policies in this Privacy Policy, or the website Terms of Use, and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit

Novus is subject to the investigatory and enforcement authority of the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

In compliance with the EU and Swiss Privacy Shield Principles, Novus commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your Personal Information. European Union and/or Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy should first contact Novus at:

Novus has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider 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, please visit for more information and to file a complaint. This resource is provided at no cost to you.

Recourse for EU & Swiss Human Resources Data Transferred into the US

If your complaint involves human resources data transferred to the United States from the EU and/or Switzerland in the context of the employment relationship, and Novus Partners does not address it satisfactorily, Novus Partners commits to cooperate with the panel established by the EU data protection authorities (DPA Panel) and/or the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner, as applicable and to comply with the advice given by the DPA panel and/or Commissioner, as applicable with regard to such human resources data. To pursue an unresolved human resources complaint, you should contact the state or national data protection or labor authority in the appropriate jurisdiction. Complaints related to human resources data should not be addressed to the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD.

Contact details for the EU data protection authorities can be found at

Contact details for the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner can be found at—switzerland.html

If your Privacy Shield complaint cannot be resolved through the above channels, under certain conditions, you may invoke binding arbitration for some residual claims not resolved by other redress mechanisms.  See Privacy Shield Annex 1 at

Changes to This Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stated at the top of this Privacy Policy. We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please be aware that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, our use of the Personal Information and Other Information is governed by the Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collect the information. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

How to Contact Us.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact Novus via e-mail at, with “PRIVACY POLICY” in the subject line.