Privacy Policy

Baron Public Affairs, LLC, 901 15th Street, NW, Suite 625, Washington, DC 20005
This Privacy Policy discloses the information Baron Public Affairs, LLC (Baron) collects and uses information gathered through this website.

This Privacy Policy discloses the information Baron Public Affairs, LLC (Baron) collects and uses gathered through this website.

User Data We Collect

Baron Public Affairs collects two types of user data: (1) anonymous technical data and (2) voluntarily submitted data.  When you browse the Baron website, we may collect information regarding the domain and host from which you access the Internet, the Internet Protocol address of the computer or Internet Service Provider you are using, and anonymous site statistical data.  This information is collected for the purpose of analyzing site traffic and improving our website.

In addition, Baron might ask for and collect from you personally identifiable information at various points throughout the site.  Depending on the information and/or services you request, you may be asked to provide your name, email address, address, phone number, and similar information. 

Baron’s website is not intended for use by children under age 13.  We do not knowingly collect information from children under age 13.

How Baron Uses Your Information

Baron might use your information to:

  • Process and respond to inquiries and for the purposes for which you provided the information, such as sending you requested newsletters, publications, reports, and other information we believe may be of interest to you; 
  • Alert you to new projects, research reports, briefings, events, or other activities; and
  • Process your job application.

Baron does not sell, rent, or share your information with third parties that use such information for commercial purposes.  Baron might provide your email address or other personal information to authorized third parties required to deliver a particular service. These third parties may not use said information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for Baron.  

Cookies

Baron uses “cookies” on our website to, among other things, fulfill user requests, provide enhanced functionality for our users, and enhance web content so that web content and design are relevant to you and your interests.  Baron also uses cookies to analyze user activity in order to improve the website.  Baron might use cookies to look at aggregate patterns; this analysis can provide insights about how to improve the functionality and user experience of our website.  We may also use cookies to gather certain information about users, such as browser type, server, language preference and country setting, to store user preferences on our website to make your user experience more consistent and convenient.  We may also use your IP address to determine your geographic location to provide you with the most relevant results.

Baron uses cookies from third-party partners, such as Google, for marketing purposes.  These cookies allow us to display material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet.  Third parties may share information with their partners to show you targeted advertisements across their network.

Use of External Tools

Google Analytics

Baron has integrated the component Google Analytics (with anonymization function) into this website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analysis is the gathering, collection and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Among other things, a web analysis service collects from which website a data subject has come, in this case, to Baron’s website (so-called referrers), which subpages of the website were accessed, and/or how often and the duration a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for the analysis of content viewed on the website.

The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google might transfer the personal information collected via this technical procedure to third parties.

As IP anonymization is activated on our website, your IP address will be sent and shortened by a Google server within the United States.  In some cases, your IP address will be shorted by Google in Member States of the European Union or other states in agreement with the European Economic Area. On behalf of the operator of the website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and to provide further services related to website and internet use to us. The IP address transferred through your browser to Google Analytics will not be combined with other data held by Google.

In addition, this website uses the Analytics feature UserID to track interaction data. This User ID will be additionally anonymized and encrypted and will not be linked with other data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.

In addition, you may prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en 

This browser add-on informs Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about website visits may be transmitted to Google Analytics.

In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.

Further information and Google‘s applicable privacy regulations can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en and https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/ The following link provides a further explanation of Google Analytics https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/.

Our website also uses Google Analytics performance reports relating to demographics and interests and reports on Google Display Network impressions. You can disable Google Analytics for display advertising and customize the ads on the Google Display Network by visiting the ad settings at this link: https://adssettings.google.com.

Protecting Information

Baron has taken certain physical, administrative and technical steps to safeguard information which might include, but are not limited to, password restricted access to personal information and data encryption where applicable.  Baron makes efforts to help ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of personal information; however, no transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

Baron’s website is hosted by servers in the United States.  Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, any data you voluntarily provide to us will be transferred to the United States.  By submitting such data, you consent to its transfer and storage in the United States and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected.

Unsubscribing

You have the right to unsubscribe from our email or other communications at any time.   All such requests should be directed to [email protected] or via postal mail sent to Baron Public Affairs, LLC, 901 15th Street, Suite 625, Washington, DC 20005.