The types of personal information we collect depend on the purpose for which You are accessing the Site (e.g., to learn more about Morningstar and our products and services, to inquire about employment with a Morningstar company, etc.,). This information may include, but is not limited to:
Your name, physical and email addresses, and phone number(s); and
If you are submitting employment information through the Site, Your user name/password and any additional employment-related information that You choose to provide.
Personal Information: Why We Collect It
Morningstar may collect certain personal information to respond to inquiries about the Morningstar family of companies, and/or our products and services, to provide You with investment information and tools, to process and respond to employment-related inquiries and job applications, to perform marketing- and research-related activities, and to supply other administrative services (e.g., responding to requests for product information).
Personal Information: How We Collect It
The personal information we collect may be captured from a variety of sources. These sources include, but are not limited to:
Voluntary submissions (e.g., responses to surveys, requests for information about our company or our products and services, inquiries about employment opportunities, etc.,); and
Registrations/applications to receive information about Morningstar or our products and services or to apply for employment with one or more Morningstar companies
Where We Store and Process It
All personal information we gather from this Site is initially processed and stored in the United States. This personal information may subsequently be transferred to other countries for further processing, storage, and/or use by Morningstar and/or our affiliates to deliver information to You or to evaluate Your employment credentials.
Links to Other Websites
Morningstar may provide links to one or more other websites. We encourage You to read their individual privacy policies before providing any of your personal information to them.
Protection of Your Personal Information
Morningstar puts commercially reasonable security measures in place, and requires our service providers do so as well, to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information. The measures we use include internal reviews of our data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.
Morningstar operates secure data networks protected by industry-standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided.
Accuracy of Your Personal Information
You are responsible for periodically checking to ensure that any personal information included is updated and correct.
How to Update Your Personal Information
If You have any questions about any personal information gathered about You through Your use of this Site, You need only write to us.
Questions related to employment inquiries You’ve made or job applications You’ve submitted should be sent to:
Morningstar does not separately identify, or collect, any information that is specific to children.