VentureCapitalCommunity is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to all of our Web sites (unless a different privacy statement is specifically made applicable). By using a VentureCapitalCommunity Web site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. If you access a VentureCapitalCommunity Web site outside the United States, your usage of that site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States.
Our sites contain links to other Web sites over which we have no control. VentureCapitalCommunity is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from a VentureCapitalCommunity Web site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on a VentureCapitalCommunity Web site, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
Collection and Retention of Information
In some areas of our Web sites, VentureCapitalCommunity requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number credit card number, social security number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, VentureCapitalCommunity collects or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas on VentureCapitalCommunity Web sites where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you can open a MyVentureCapitalCommunity account, sign up to use a service, post a resume, enter a contest or purchase a product
In addition, VentureCapitalCommunity may indirectly collect information about you when you use certain third party services on our Web site. For example, if you register on our site by using your Microsoft Passport user name and password, you authorize us to have access to and store the information in your Passport account profile; such information will be subject to, and treated in accordance with, the policies and practices described in this Statement.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by VentureCapitalCommunity. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses.
VentureCapitalCommunity may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email or other communications about particular products or services.
Please remember that if you post any of your information in public areas of VentureCapitalCommunity, such as in online forums or chat rooms, in VentureCapitalCommunity Networking, or in the searchable resume database, such information may be collected and used by others over whom VentureCapitalCommunity has no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of VentureCapitalCommunity.
Since we believe that managing your career is a life-long process, we retain indefinitely all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use with us more efficient, practical, and relevant. Of course, you can correct or update your MyVentureCapitalCommunity account profile at any time. Moreover, you can delete your profile from VentureCapitalCommunity’s online database at any time, in which event we will remove all our copies of your profile.
Use of Information by VentureCapitalCommunity
We use the information we gather on a VentureCapitalCommunity Web site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the VentureCapitalCommunity Web site, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from VentureCapitalCommunity or its affiliated companies or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. (The term “affiliated companies” is defined in the section of this Statement entitled “Contact Information.”)
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the VentureCapitalCommunity site, such as new listings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. In addition, at the time of registration for MyVentureCapitalCommunity, you have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information and promotions including without limitation free informational newsletters from VentureCapitalCommunity relating to topics that may be of special interest to you, such as career management advice.
We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of a VentureCapitalCommunity Web site (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
We may disclose such information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the products or services of third parties at the time you register for a MyVentureCapitalCommunity account, we may supply your contact information to third parties such as employers, recruiters, data aggregators, marketers or others for the purpose of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with you. We may use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the products or services of a particular third-party
We may disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of VentureCapitalCommunity or its affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of VentureCapitalCommunity’s business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event VentureCapitalCommunity becomes the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, VentureCapitalCommunity or its trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court.
VentureCapitalCommunity may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to each of its Web sites (for example, the number of visitors to VentureCapitalCommunity’s Diversity area) with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors to VentureCapitalCommunity’s site and how those visitors use the site.
VentureCapitalCommunity supplies technology, hosting and related services to other leading companies to power recruitment areas on their Web sites (sometimes referred to as “private label recruitment areas”). Personal and/or demographic information supplied by you in private label recruitment areas becomes part of the VentureCapitalCommunity database, but it is not accessible by anyone other than you, VentureCapitalCommunity and the company concerned without your consent.
Since your company profile is searchable, all parties with access to our searchable database (or copies thereof) will have access to your company profile.
We attempt to limit access to our searchable database (or copies thereof) only to paying members, but cannot guarantee that other parties will not gain access to this database. We are not responsible for the use made of your profiles by third parties who access such profiles while they are in our searchable database. You may remove your profile from our searchable database at any time. However, VentureCapitalCommunity members who have paid for access to that database may have retained a copy of your profile We are not responsible for the retention, use or privacy of profiles in these instances.
VentureCapitalCommunity uses “cookies” to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the VentureCapitalCommunity Web site.
Use of Web Beacons
VentureCapitalCommunity Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) that allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information on VentureCapitalCommunity; they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our Web site usage
Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides.
Updating Your Information
You may review, correct, update or change your MyVentureCapitalCommunity account profile information at any time. Simply log into your MyVentureCapitalCommunity account, go to your Account Profile, review your account information and, if you wish, edit it with the options provided.
If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from VentureCapitalCommunity or third parties at the time you registered with MyVentureCapitalCommunity, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by editing your Account Profile as described above. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by editing your Account Profile. .
VentureCapitalCommunity has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Privacy Statement for VentureCapitalCommunity, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about VentureCapitalCommunity’s Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at privacy@VentureCapitalCommunity.com or call us at (310) 868-2944 and speak to one of our representatives.
VentureCapitalCommunity is a name under which the MyCapital, Inc. a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business at 1800 Century Park E. #600, Los Angeles, CA 90067 does business. MyCapital, Inc. is the legal entity which determines the purposes and means of processing the information gathered at the VentureCapitalCommunity Web sites. The information we gather on any VentureCapitalCommunity Web site may be shared within the Atlas Capital Group Corp. and its affiliated companies.
We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by e-mailing us at privacy@VentureCapitalCommunity.com or by calling us at (310) 868-2944. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Thank you for using VentureCapitalCommunity.com.
Update effective January 6, 2016.