Privacy Policy

The website (the “Website”) is operated on behalf of Irving H. Picard, SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (the “ SIPA Trustee”). By using this Website, you are consenting to the terms of this Privacy Policy. The Website reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please review it at least each time you submit personal information through this site. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by means of a notice on our home page, or by such other means as we deem appropriate. By continuing to use this site following any changes to this Policy, you are consenting to the changed terms.

Personal information may be submitted by you to the SIPA Trustee in connection with your voluntary submissions of questions, ‘Contact Us’ Forms, and information submitted to or through this Website.

Any personal information you submit to or through the Website shall be processed in the United States. If you are outside of the United States, and submit personal information to the Website, you are transferring your personal information to the United States for processing.

The SIPA Trustee may share any personal information that you submit to the website with his court-appointed counsel at Baker & Hostetler LLP, and his authorized service providers, who agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. Your personally identifiable information shall not be transferred to any other parties without your express consent, except: (i) as required by law; (ii) to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process; or (iii) when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect rights or safety of any person. Personally identifiable information of individual users shall not be sold to third parties.

The Website uses commercially reasonable measures, consistent with industry standards, to secure and protect the personal information you provide to the Website. Be advised that no security system can be free of the risk of unauthorized disclosure. When you submit personal information to the Website, you assume the risk that such information may be unintentionally disclosed to third parties.

If you submit any inquiries or information through this Website, the SIPA Trustee or his representatives may contact you, using the contact information you provide, for the purpose of responding to your submission.

The Website uses “session cookies” for the News / Docket section of the site. Session cookies store a unique ID in a cookie on the user’s computer while you are accessing the Website. This unique ID is removed as soon as you leave the Website. We may perform other statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the website, including but not limited to, monitoring overall user traffic to this site.

This Website may contain links to other websites. The SIPA Trustee and his representatives are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other websites.

Questions regarding this privacy policy or requests to change any inaccuracies of your personal information, please contact via email.

Last Updated: December 9, 2011