Data Security Policy

The Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation, (“Fourth Estate”, “we”, “group” or “us”) respects your security and is committed to protecting your personal data. This Security Notice will inform you of Fourth Estate’s security practices.

For concerns about privacy, please refer to the Fourth Estate Privacy Policy.

Fourth Estate utilizes reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect personal information against unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification, and destruction. We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered, or otherwise wrongfully disclosed. Moreover, Fourth Estate utilizes data minimization practices and limits access to personal data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. See Fourth Estate’s Privacy Policy for more detail on how Fourth Estate protects your privacy.

Furthermore, Fourth Estate collects company, personal and other data via a web-based applications, and other technologies. The applications serve and collect all data over SSL. Fourth Estate also protects against web security vulnerabilities by using secure encryption and authentication technologies. Fourth Estate regularly employs robust security measures to protect its users.

In addition, Fourth Estate regularly updates its applications and supporting libraries according to industry best practices. Fourth Estate takes care to track security updates for its applications, and typically installs them on the release date.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected security breach and will notify you, and any applicable regulator, of a breach where we are legally required to do so. In addition, to the extent your account information is protected by a password, it is important that you protect against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using our services. To prevent any brute force attacks, such as credential stuffing, Fourth Estate employs robust security measures, as outlined above, and encourages users to create, and regularly update, passcodes and credentials that are strong and unique to the portal and not used on other sites.

By using Fourth Estate’s Services or providing personal information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of our Services. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Services, by mail, or by sending you an email.

Please keep in mind that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee absolute security