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Privacy Policy

We respect your right to privacy and we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to explain how we will use any personal data we collect about you,the information we collect, how that information may be used, with whom it may be shared, the rights you have over any personal data we hold about you, and to tell you about the policies and procedures that we have in place to respect your privacy and keep your personal data secure.

We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy carefully when using our website or services or transacting business with us. By using our website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please refer to the end of this Privacy Policy for information on how to contact us.

Why we collect personal information

In order to provide information about our services we need to collect personal data for correspondence and service provision.

What information do we collect?

We only collect personal information that is appropriate for the purposes mentioned above and that will not constitute an invasion of privacy. This may include:

  • Your name
  • Your postal address
  • Your phone and email details
  • Your photograph (for example the one you plan to use for you’re speakers profile)
  • Demographic information you provide by filling in web/registration/survey forms
  • Information about your employment
  • Feedback or quotes in relation to service you may access

When you provide personal information through our website, the information may be sent to servers located in the United States and other countries around the world.

Use of cookies and other technologies to collect information.

We use cookies and various technologies to collect information from your computer and about your activities on our site.

  • Information collected automatically. We automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our website. This information includes your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us, and the referring website address.
  • Cookies. When you visit our website, we may assign your computer one or more cookies to facilitate access to our site and to personalize your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our site, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our site. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to use some of the interactive features offered on our website.
  • Other Technologies. We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of our site. We also may include web beacons in promotional [or other] e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our website visitors to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.
  • Information collected by third-parties. We may allow third-parties, including (but not limited to) our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties. 
  • Contact by E-Mail or Contact Form. When you contact us by e-mail or contact form, the data you give us will be stored to reply to your request. Your name, contact details, and, if applicable, other transmitted details will be stored. We delete the occurring data in this context when the storage is no longer necessary or we restrict the use if there are legal archiving obligations. 

Who might we share this information with

We want you to understand when and with whom we may share personal or other information we have collected about you or your activities on our web site or while using our services.

Personal information. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and you agree having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:

  • Authorized service providers: We may share your personal information with our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include providing customer service and marketing assistance, supporting our website functionality, and supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered through our website. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
  • Business partners: When you make registrations or engage in promotions offered through our website or our services, we may share personal information with the businesses with which we partner to offer you those products, services, promotions, contests and/or sweepstakes. 

Our data processors (third parties) are required to keep all personal data securely and to only use such data in the process of delivering services to us. Once delivery of the service is complete they are required to dispose of all the data in line with our procedures and the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Any third parties to whom we may disclose personal information may have their own privacy policies which describe how they use and disclose personal information. Those policies will govern use, handling and disclosure of your personal information once we have shared it with those third parties as described in this Privacy Policy. If you want to learn more about their privacy practices, we encourage you to visit the websites of those third parties. These entities or their servers may be located either inside or outside the United States.

Aggregated and non-personal information. We may share aggregated and non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our websites and on websites of third parties. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources. We also may share aggregated information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis.

We do not offer, or allow the selling of, any personal information to third parties.

How your information will be used

All personal data that we obtain about you will be used in accordance with current data protection law and this Privacy Policy. 

We may use information that we collect about you to:

  • deliver the services that you have requested;
  • perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our services, or content, or services or content offered by others;
  • communicate with you by e-mail, services that may be of interest to you either from us or other third parties;
  • communicate with you with regard to partially completed service requests;
  • verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes;
  • perform background screening, which may include the use of third parties, on Service Professionals
  • perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

How long do we keep hold of this information?

We will not hold personal information longer than is necessary. 

Data are principally deleted when the intended use is fulfilled or no longer required, as long as there are no contradicting legal obligations to deletion. 

Unless you provide consent for future contact during your mentoring, we will keep your information as long is required to respond and complete your mentoring, and for a further 6 months, before deleting your information

How can I access the information you hold about me?

We can confirm what personal information we hold as well as inform you of your rights as an individual under GDPR. Please see contact details below.

What are the consequences of not providing personal information?

If you chose not to provide personal information that may result in you being unable to use certain services we offer; we will not be able to match mentor and speakers to each other and we will not be able to provide the service we’re offering.

No Rights of Third Parties
This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to users of the website.

This privacy notice does not cover external links within any of MASH Program web sites. There are a number of places on our website where you may click on a link to access other websites that do not operate under this Privacy Policy. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you and, in some instances, provide us with information about your activities on those websites. We recommend that you consult the privacy statements of all third-party websites you visit by clicking on the “privacy” link typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting.

Used Services

Usage of Google Maps 
This website can use the Google Maps API to visually present geographical information. When using Google Maps, Google collects, processes, and uses data of the usage of the map function by visitors. For further information on data processing by Google, refer to Google’s data protection notes. You can also change your personal data protection settings in Google’s data protection center. Detailed instructions on managing your data in conjunction with Google products can be found here. 

Embedded YouTube Videos 

This website can use embedded YouTube videos. Operator of the corresponding plug-in is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a website with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The sites you visit are communicated to YouTube in this process. When you are logged in with your YouTube account, YouTube can link your surfing behavior to your person. You can prevent this by previously logging out from your YouTube account. 

When a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies to collect information on user behavior. 

If you have deactivated storage of cookies for the Google-Ad program, there will be no such cookies when watching YouTube videos. But YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block storage of cookies in your browser. Further information on data privacy at “YouTube” are available in the privacy policy of the provider at:

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this data protection declaration occasionally, so that it always meets current legal requirements or to implement changes in our data protection declaration, for instance, when new services are introduced. The new data protection declaration is then applicable starting with your next visit to our website.

We recommend that you check our website from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Privacy Policy or any of our other policies.

How to contact us 
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information-handling practices, or if you would like to request information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please contact us by e-mail as follows:

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