What personally-identifiable information is collected?
2Bridges collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when users register through the 2Bridges, register for 2Bridgesventures.com newsletters and alerts, sign up for conferences and events, and participate in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys). The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and background information. In addition, 2Bridges collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by 2Bridges.
How may 2Bridges use my personally-identifiable information?
2Bridges uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, personalize content that you view or receive, evaluate and improve our services, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.
How are cookies used?
Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.
There is no agreed standard for how companies comply with these laws.
We do the following:
· We respect your wishes, and you can inspect, delete, or block any cookies used by us by selecting the appropriate control in your web browser.
· We support technologies that have been developed and are being developed for your web browser that allows you to be more selective about the cookies that your web browser will accept.
What are “cookies” used for on this website?
To administer our website and for research purposes, 2Bridges has also contracted with third parties to track and analyze anonymous usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and members. Such information is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis. These third parties use persistent cookies to help us to improve the visitor experience, manage our site content, and track visitor behavior.
2Bridges has also contracted with a third party to send e-mail to our registered members. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, the third party sets cookies. All data collected by this third party on behalf of 2Bridges is used solely by or on behalf of 2Bridges and is shared externally only on an anonymous, aggregated basis.
Newsletters and Alerts
By registering for recurring 2Bridges newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive on occasion other correspondence from 2Bridges related to the subscribed newsletters and other 2Bridges news and information that you consented to receive during registration. This type of information is shared externally only in anonymous, aggregated form for generalized user analysis or to enable third party agents to send e-mails to you on our behalf. You will be contacted by e-mail or otherwise only by 2Bridges or it agents.
We ask for your e-mail address at registration. We will send e-mails to this address to confirm your registration, to provide newsletters or alerts and to contact you for any other reason. In addition, we may contact you regarding your account status. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters, alerts, or surveys, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from 2Bridges. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf. The Site also includes a feature that enables 2Bridges to send links to its content through e-mail at our users’ request. The e-mail address(es) that you supply in connection with this service will be used only to send the requested content. They will not be stored or reused for any purpose.
Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?
You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. 2Bridges is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on the Site.
Link to third-party sites
2Bridges has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized 2Bridges personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, 2Bridges, however, cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.
Transborder hosting and transfer of information
Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to 2Bridges offices or personnel, or to third parties, located throughout the world, and the Site may be viewed and hosted by 2Bridges or its vendors anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have the same data protection laws than what is found in your country of residence. By using the Site and registering such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.
Data Retention Policy
2Bridges stores personally-identifiable information for various purposes as notified to you in this policy. For each of these different purposes, 2Bridges only retains the personally-identifiable information for so long as it is serving its notified purpose.
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All content and functionality on the Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the exclusive property of 2Bridges or its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of 2Bridges and its licensors. You agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to 2Bridges or its licensors in any public medium (e.g., press release, websites) for advertising or promotion purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing any third party and that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, 2Bridges or its licensors.
3. Use of site content
2Bridges hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term hereof to access and download, display, and print one copy of the content and functionality displayed on the Site (the “Site Content”) on any single computer solely for your internal, business use, provided that you do not modify the Site Content in any way and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the Site Content. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post, or disclose the Site Content without 2Bridges’s prior written consent.
4. User postings
You acknowledge and agree that 2Bridges shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, and otherwise exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on the Site in postings, survey responses, and otherwise, and you hereby waive any claims against 2Bridges for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, or rights of attribution in connection with 2Bridges’s use and publication of such submissions. You covenant that you shall not post or otherwise publish on the Site any materials that (a) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (b) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute, a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; (c) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (d) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (e) contain advertising; or (f) constitute or contain false or misleading statements. 2Bridges does not and cannot review all information posted to the Site by users and is not responsible for such information. However, 2Bridges reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason.
The content and functionality on the site is provided with the understanding that 2Bridges is not herein engaged in rendering professional advice and services to you. All content and functionality on the site is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. 2Bridges and its third-party content providers make no warranties, express or implied, as to the ownership, accuracy, or adequacy of the site content. 2Bridges shall have no liability or responsibility for any information published on linked websites, contained in any user submissions published on the site, or provided by third parties. Neither 2Bridges nor its third-party content providers shall be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages or for lost revenues or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages or losses and regardless of the theory of liability.
6. Third-party websites
7. Governing law; jurisdiction
These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of New York without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof.
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