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WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

MINNEAPOLIS BUSINESS MENTORS (MBMENTORS)

Effective Date: May 5, 2020

 

MBMENTORS is committed to the appropriate protection and use of personal information (sometimes referred to as "personally identifiable information" or "PII") that has been collected online.

 

Generally, our intent is to collect only the personal information that is provided voluntarily by online visitors so that we can offer information and/or services to those individuals. Please review this Privacy Statement ("Privacy Statement") to learn more about how we collect, use, share and protect the PII that we have obtained.

 

What Information We Collect:

When you visit our Site, we may collect and use personally identifiable information about you as well as other information.  Personal identifiable information may include your name, address, email address, and other similar information that can be used to identify you. The information that we receive about you depends on what you do when you visit our Site.

All submitted information is used only for the express purposes for which it is intended, and is not made available to any third party, unless we are required by law, by contract, or by grant requirements. 

We never collect information or create individual profiles for commercial marketing. 

 

How We Collect Personal Information:

MBMENTORS collect the personal information described above from the following sources: 

  • Information you supply to us.  MBMENTORS collect personal information about you when you provide us with your personal information. Examples include when you register for workshop or mentoring services or when you voluntarily provide personal or business details via online or paper submission forms, surveys, or when you subscribe to MBMENTORS’S newsletter. 

  • Information we automatically collect about you.  When you visit our Site, MBMENTORS automatically receive certain internet and electronic network activity information. This personal information is automatically recorded on our server logs from your browser, including unique identifiers such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, MBMENTORS cookie information, and the page you request. This information is collected to help us improve our Site and to provide relevant content.

 

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. 

MBMENTORS only reads cookies written by our site and does not make information gathered by use of cookies available to any outside parties except in aggregate form.  We do not use cookies to obtain information from other websites that you may visit.  Cookies may be used to store some information about the parts of our site that you have visited previously to help you navigate our site more easily or to alert you to related pages on our site.

 

How We May Use the Information We Collect:

MBMENTORS use personal information to operate, manage and improve our Services and Site. MBMENTORS may use the personal information we collect to: 

  • Fulfill your requests.  When you make requests of MBMENTORS, MBMENTORS will use the information you provided to fulfill these requests. For example, if you share contact and business information to request more details about our mentoring or workshop services, we will use that personal information to respond to your inquiry. 

  • Operate, maintain and improve our Sites.  MBMENTORS will record your use of our Site to operate and improve our Site, thus helping us to better understand your needs and interests. MBMENTORS use certain tools to improve and personalize your experience. We use Google Analytics to track this information. Find out how Google uses your data at:  https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

  • Communicate with you.  Your personal information may also be used to send additional information about MBMENTORS’s Service, updates, promotions and events unless you opt out from receiving such communications. We will seek your advance permission to send Communications if legally required. 

  • General business and legal obligations. MBMENTORS also collect personal information described above to conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements and conduct mergers or acquisitions. 

 

This information is collected anonymously and is not linked to information that identifies you as an individual. MBMENTORS do not sell personal information about you.

 

Links to Third Party Sites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the third-party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

 

Data Retention

MBMENTORS retain personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship.

 

We may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the business relationship should we need to retain it to protect ourselves against legal claims, use it for analysis or historical record-keeping, or comply with our information management policies and schedules. 

If you request that we delete your personal data, MBMENTORS will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in their entirety. 

 

Children’s Privacy

The Site is not designed for or directed at children 16 years of age or younger, and MBMENTORS does not intentionally collect or maintain personal data about anyone under this age.

 

Privacy Policy Changes

MBMENTORS may update this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason, without notice to you other than posting the amended Privacy Policy to this Site. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary e-mail address we have on file for you or by placing a prominent notice on the applicable Sites. 

 

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or comments about this notice, the ways in which MBMENTORS collects and uses your information described in this Privacy Policy, your choices and rights regarding such use, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Minneapolis Business Mentors

5775 Wayzata Blvd. Suite 700

Minneapolis, MN  55416

Info@MBMentors.org

Tel: 612-590-7453