We collect and receive personal information from Users of ExecBrainTrust.com, such as your name and email address. We may also require additonal personal information from you when we include additional features to the Website. The following information tells you how we treat your personal information.
To be able to post content and use the services of the
EBT Web site, you must first register by providing your name, your email
address, and create a user name and password. The site may require additional
registration information, such as telephone number and mailing address, to gain
access to additional services and areas.
During registration you are required to give contact
information (such as name and e-mail address). We use this information to
contact you about the services on our site, and validate your membership. In
the future, we may also ask for demographic information, such as age, to
develop a profile of our members to help us develop future services and better
market our services.
Invites and Other Referrals
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a
friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend?s e-mail address. We
will automatically send your friend a one-time e-mail inviting him or her to
visit the site. EBT does not store the friends? information; instead, we rely
on unique promotion codes to track the success of our referral program. We do
track which promotion codes were generated from your referrals and which
resulted in new registrations.
Promotion, Advertising, and Marketing
EBT may use personal information collected on the site for
marketing, advertising, and promotional efforts. However, this will be done
only in the aggregate, and not on a per individual or user basis. We reserve
the right to use the content you post on EBT for our own marketing and
promotional purposes, and we also reserve the right to use your postings, or a
portion of it, for RSS feeds. However, your name or user name will not be
indicated, though your job title may be indicated.
For any newsletters we offer and that you choose to
subscribe to, we will use your name and e-mail address to send the newsletter
to you. We provide you a way to unsubscribe, either within the newsletter or
through a subscription management function on the Web site.
From time to time, we may provide you the opportunity to
participate in surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain
personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys is
completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose
this information. The requested information typically includes contact
information (such as name and e-mail address) anddemographic information (such as household income).
We may use a third-party service provider to conduct these
surveys; that company will be prohibited from using our users? personally
identifiable information for any other purpose. We will not share your personally identifiable information you provide
through a survey with other third parties, but we may share your profile in
aggregate form, without personally identifying information.
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on occasions
when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily
suspended for maintenance, we might send you an e-mail. Generally, you may not opt-out of
these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish
to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
Based upon the personally identifiable information you
provide us, we will send you a welcoming e-mail to verify your username and
password. We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to
provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will
communicate with you by e-mail or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.
We store information
that we collect through cookies, log files, registration and subscription
forms, and/or third party sources to create a ?profile? of your preferences. We
tie your personally identifiable information, and your purchasing history to
information in the profile so we can provide the site?s services, provide
tailored promotions and marketing offers only from us and not from third
parties, and improve the content of the site for you.
We do not share your
individual profile with third parties, but we may share your profile in
aggregate form, without personally identifying information.
Supplementation of Information
To provide certain
services to you, we may on occasion supplement the personal information you
submitted to us with information from third-party sources. We purchase
marketing data from third parties and add it to our existing user database, to
better target our marketing and to provide pertinent offers in which we think
you would be interested. To enrich our profiles of individual customers, we tie
this information to the personally identifiable information they have provided to
Tracking Information and Cookies
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain
information automatically using a variety of technologies, including log files,
cookies, and clear GIFs. Such information may include Internet Protocol (IP)
addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages,
operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this
information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to
administer the site, to track users? movements around the site, to maintain
user login, to monitor which e-mails are opened, and to gather demographic
information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically collected data to
personally identifiable information.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies to
make it easier for you to navigate our site, such as keeping you logged in as
you move from page to page or to retain data you entered in a tool. A session
ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on
your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent
cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser?s help file.
If you reject cookies, you will not have access to services and functions that
require login, which is the majority of the site.
We may have our business partners
excluding the services section. We have no access to or control over these
may appear on this Web site may be delivered to users by a third-party
advertising partner. We share Web site usage information about users with that
partner for the purpose of targeting our Internet banner advertisements on this
a user's cookie when a user visits this site. The information that collected
and shared through this technology is not personally identifiable.
Links to Other Sites
This Web site may contain links to other sites that are not
owned or controlled by Ergo Network Corporation. Please be aware that we, Ergo
Network, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to
read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally
This privacy statement applies only to information collected
by this Web site.
Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms, and Blogs
If you use a bulletin board, chat room, or blog on this
site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you
submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums,
and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for
the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums./span>
Your Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if
you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete, or
deactivate it by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The security of your
personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information on
our registration forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer
We follow generally
accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to
us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission
over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however.
Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your
personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any
questions about security on our Web site, you can send e-mail us at email@example.com.
In the event EBT/Ergo Network Corporation goes through
a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or
sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable
information will likely be among the assets transferred. You will be notified
via e-mail of any such change in ownership or control of your personal
We reserve the right to
disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when
we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply
with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web
Changes in this Privacy Statement
changes to this privacy statement and other places we deem appropriate.
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our