As of November 17, 2014
Cookies and web beacons
A cookie is a small piece of data sent to your Internet browser by a Web server and stored on your computer's memory or on your smartphone’s memory. A cookie can't read data from your device memory or read cookie files created by other Web sites. Cookies do not damage your system.
A Web beacon is a transparent graphic image, usually the size of a pixel, which is placed on a web site or in an e-mail to monitor the users’ behaviors.
We also may deploy Cookies with selected third party companies to collect and assemble non-personal, technical, behavioral, demographic information about you. This information cannot identify you and might be used in combination with your visits on other sites. They will provide you a better user experience and to measure audiences with more accuracy.
The purposes of our Cookies
Some Cookies are essential for operating our Site. They identify our Members and allow them access to some sections of the Site. When opting out, the User will not be able to access to those sections.
Some Cookies monitor the performance of our Site and analyze how our visitors use our Site. This allows us to provide a high quality experience and help us to identify and fix any issues that arise. For instance, we use performance cookies to identify the most popular pages and to determine why some pages are receiving error pages.
Some Cookies allow us to remember your preference. For example, Cookies save you the trouble of typing your email and your password every time you access the ite.
Some Cookies tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks to our content within the emails. We may use this information to see which of our emails are more interesting to our users and to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them.
Manage your cookies
Most of the browsers let you manage your cookies. You can tell your browser to accept new cookies or to erase existing cookies. The following links will let you tune Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
One third party service we use to monitor our traffic performance is Google Analytics. Google Analytics is broadly used all over the world by all the sites of all size. If you do not wish Google Analytics to collect your information for its statistics, you can opt out with this link.
In our emails, the detection pixel is deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should opt to receive our emails in plain text rather than in HTML.
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers that serve as that computer's address. This address is named "Internet Protocol" or IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our Site. We read this information from your browser (information provided by every user’s browser). We also read the URL that you just came from and the URL you next go to.
Information we collect on our visitors and on our registered members
When you register or provide information to the Site, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.
Regarding your personally identifying information, we only collect those voluntarily provided by you such as your name, e-mail, phone number, your company, your title, your gender and your country of residence. We may use your registration contact information to send notification to you of our services by e-mail and to send you information you have requested.
Your personal information including your e-mail will not sold, rented, traded or posted to any third party except if required by law.
Credit card information will be processed only through PayPal, Apple or any similarly renowned worldwide financial institution. We do not keep any record regarding your credit card.
You always have the option not to provide the information we request. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit most of the Website, but you will be unable to access certain services.
To provide you with more relevant content, we collect your areas of interest on our site. This information is for our internal use only and is kept for a maximum of 365 days.
Information collected on the Executives listed in the organizational charts
Regarding company information and executive information, we only collect and post the publicly available and verifiable information such as company name, industry, website, phone, country of registration, and such as executive name, title, business e-mail, gender and reporting lines. We might also check and complete them through publicly available data from the company sites themselves or from renowned, reliable media. Sometimes, we may add a few basic biographical elements such as the attended universities and the roles held at other companies.
We cover Executives belonging to companies with a revenue over 100 Million US$ on three top reporting levels to ensure the public role of each Executive.
At any moment, any user can contact us to report an error at [email protected]. If necessary, we will suspend the publication until we have carried out the right investigation.
Control of your information
At any time, Members may change their user profile and their preferences in their account or by following the instruction at the end of every email. Please change your password on a regular basis and do not share it with anyone. Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information.
Storage of your Personal Data
After the closure of an account, all your personal information will be destroyed in the next 24 months.
Email addresses or phone numbers
We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy that means that we do not sell, rent, trade or post any e-mail address or personal phone numbers to any third-party except if requested by law. We only use email address to send information or contacts to our users. At any moment, any user can change his or her preference in his or her account.
Third party service providers
We occasionally hire third party companies to provide services on our behalf such as delivery of e-mailings or statistical analysis. We provide those companies with the minimum personal information they need to deliver the service. In some instances such as payments, the companies might collect the information directly from you and will notify you directly. In all cases, those companies are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information they collect from you and are prohibited to use it for any other purpose.
Privacy under 18 years old
You certify that you are 18 years old. We do not collect personally identifiable information for any person under 18 and do not allow anyone under 18 to be a member. If we learn we have collected any personal information from somebody under the age of 18 without the written consent of the parents, we will delete it from our database and cancel its access.
We stock the information you provide us in database with restricted accesses. We cannot guarantee to our users you that their personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this document (in the event for example of unauthorized act by third parties that violate our policies or applicable law).