privacy policy

Introduction

The purpose of manetch is to facilitate peer-to-peer know-how exchange between managers. Joining manetch means sharing information about yourself with other professionals and communicating with them. The amount and type of information you decide to share and with whom you share it is up to you.
The nature of our services requires that we collect personal information about our members. We take measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information at any time. Your personal information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other organization for any reason whatsoever without your consent. By providing us with your information and visiting this web site, you accept and consent to the practices described in this privacy policy.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

We collect information from you
- When you create an account to become a manetch member, such as your name, email address, company, job title and password.
- For the business matching. In order to use the manetch services, you need to give us some information about your function(s) in your company, areas of interest, priorities and challenges. All information you provide will be treated as strictly confidential unless you choose to publish it and will be only used for the matching process.
- When you create your personal profile. The information you provide when posting a personal profile will be seen by all potential matches identified by manetch. What information is publicly viewable is clearly stated on our site. You have the option to remove your information from the site at any time. At no time will any personal contact information be disclosed unless you choose to publish it.
- To improve our services and web site. There may be data (that does not personally identify you) collected to monitor and improve manetch services and performance. For example, when you visit a web page, the URL requested is automatically recorded, as is the time and date requested and the browser software being used. Specific or aggregate information may be collected to help maintain accurate accounts, assist in marketing our products and services and to help make our web site useful to you. For example, our server recognizes your IP address, domain name and the pages that you visit. This data is gathered in an aggregate manner for quality control and improvement of our sites. From time to time, manetch may provide aggregate statistical information about sales, browsing patterns and navigation techniques to reputable third parties. This is not personally identifiable information and assists manetch in improving products and services offered.
- Through cookies. We may use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business. If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most web sites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

We use the information you provide to
- Match you with other members to provide you with valuable business contacts
- Enable you to share your information and communicate with other members
- Enable your matches to contact you
- Administer your account with us and customize our services
- Communicate with you through email. We may send you emails that help inform new members about the features of the services. We will also send you messages relating to the functioning of the services and to inform you about your new matches.

Information control

You can
- Review, enhance or edit your personal profile
- Change your settings to control visibility of your information
- Control the messages you receive from manetch
- Close your manetch account

Security

Personal information you provide will be secured in accordance with industry standards and technology. Since the internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to manetch. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, copied, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by a breach of any of our physical, technical or managerial safeguards.
You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications at all times.

Google and Mixpanel Analytics

This web site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies which are text files placed on your computer to help the web site analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the web site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the web site, compiling reports on web site activity for web site operators and providing other services relating to web site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this web site. By using this web site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Additionally, manetch uses technologies from Mixpanel within some of our products to carry out statistical evaluations allowing manetch to continuously improve and optimize product features and make their designs more appealing. Mixpanel uses Cookies to detect your browser type, operating system, language settings, the search criteria that you enter and your IP address and then send such data to a Mixpanel server in the USA. Mixpanel anonymizes your IP address and only the anonymized IP address is sent to manetch, ensuring that your privacy remains protected. Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, such as emails, via the internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties. Nevertheless, we shall safeguard your data, subject to this limitation. In particular, personal information will be transmitted via the internet only if it does not infringe upon third-party rights, unless the respective party has given its prior consent in view of such security risks Accordingly, as the Web site provider, we shall not be held liable for any damages incurred as a consequence of such security risks or for any related acts of omission on our part. We oppose the use of any available contact information by a third party for sending unsolicited advertisements. As the web site provider, we reserve the express right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or emailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.

Changes to our privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page and update the privacy policy modification date below.
Last privacy policy change: July 3rd, 2016