1. Our Policy

1.1. PlusNine71 (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
1.2. This Privacy Policy (together with ourTerms of Useand any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
1.3. This data privacy policy establishes our commitment to privacy and protection of your information.

2. Information we may collect from you

2.1. We may collect and process the following data about you:
2.1.1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.PlusNine71.com (“our site”). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion, and when you report a problem with our site. To create an account, you must provide us with at least your name, email address and/or mobile number, and a password and agree to our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, which governs how we treat your information. You may provide additional information during the registration process (for example, your postal code, job title, and company).
2.1.2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
2.1.3. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
2.1.4. Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders.
2.1.5. Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
2.1.6. We will only collect and retain personally identifiable information to the extent that it is strictly necessary for our legitimate business purposes, and the collection and retaining of such information shall at all times abide by applicable laws.

3. IP addresses and cookies

3.1. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
3.2. We use the IP addresses of computers that access our site to help diagnose any problems with our server, to administer our site, and to gather broad demographic information. We may also use this information to investigate fraudulent use of our site.
3.3. We may use cookies to keep track of your use of our site. Cookies are stored on your computer and are not stored at our site. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to recognise you when you return to our site.
3.4. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
3.4.1. To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
3.4.2. To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
3.4.3. To speed up your searches.
3.4.4. To recognise you when you return to our site.
3.5. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.
3.6. Please note that our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.
3.7. We collect information when you contact us for customer support.When you contact our customer support services we may have to access your information and other contributions to our Services and collect the information we need to categorize your question, respond to it, and, if applicable, investigate any breach of our Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy. We also use this information to track potential problems and trends and customize our support responses to better serve you. We do not use this information for advertising.
3.8. In the future, if you decide to procure any services that we may offer, then we may need to collect certain financial information necessary to conduct such a transaction ("Financial Information"). Financial Information that is collected may be used to check your qualifications for registration, to bill you for products and/or services, or other purposes. We do not share Financial information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide you with any product and/or service that you may have procured from us.

4. Using Third-Party Services and Visiting Third-Party Sites

4.1. We collect information when you use your PlusNine71 account to sign in to other sites or services, and when you view web pages that include our plug-ins and cookies.
4.2. You allow us to receive information when you use your PlusNine71 account to log in to a third-party website or application. Also, when you visit a third-party site that embeds our social plug-ins we receive information that those pages have loaded in your web browser. If you are logged in as a member when you visit sites with our plug-ins, we use this information to recommend tailored content to you. We will use this information to personalize the functionality we provide on third-party sites, including providing you insights from your professional network and allowing you to share information with yournetwork. We may provide reports containing aggregated impression information to companies hosting our plug-ins and similar technologies to help them measure traffic to their websites, but no personal data. You also allow us to receive information about your visits and interaction with the sites and services of our partners that include our cookies and similar technologies, unless youopt out. If you are not a member, we rely on the online terms between you and our partners.

5. Advertising Technologies

5.1. We use advertising technologies to collect information. We give you a number of ways to opt out of ads that may be targeted toward you. If you do not want us to track your behaviour on third-party sites, you can opt out.If you do not opt out, you consent to our use of advertising technologies.
5.2. We target ads to members, visitors and others both on and off of our services through a variety of ad networks and ad exchanges, using the following, whether separately or combined:
5.2.1. Advertising technologies on and off of our services, like web beacons, pixels, ad tags, cookies, and mobile identifiers as permitted by mobile platforms;
5.2.2. Member-provided profile and contact information and categories;
5.2.3. Information implied from a Member’s profile;
5.2.4. Information from 3rdparties which we use in addition to the information from data available on our website, your profile and use of our Services.
5.3. We do not share your personal information with any third-party advertisers or ad networks for advertising without your permission Also, advertising partners may associate personal information collected by the advertiser directly from you with our cookies and similar technologies. In such instances, we contractually require such advertisers to obtain your explicit consent before doing so.
5.4. Our Services are dynamic and innovative, and we are always seeking to improve the Services we offer you. We often introduce new features, some of which may result in the collection of new information. New partnerships or corporate acquisitions may result in new features, and we may potentially collect new types of information. If we start collecting substantially new types of personal information and materially change how we handle your data, we will modify this Privacy Policy and notify you.

6. Where we store your personal data

6.1. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the location of where the information was collected. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the location of where the information was collected who work for us or for one of our partners. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your requirements under our site and the provision of support services. We may process your information outside the country where you live. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
6.2. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. We will not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any activity on your account arising out of loss or misuse of passwords.
6.3. Transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

7. Uses made of the information

7.1. We use information held about you in the following ways:
7.1.1. To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
7.1.2. To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
7.1.3. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
7.1.4. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
7.1.5. To notify you about changes to our service.
7.2. With certain communications you send to our administration team, the recipient can see your name, email address, and some network information.
7.3. Many communications that you initiate through our site will list your name and email address in the header of the message. Messages you initiate may also provide the recipient with aggregate information about your network. Other communications that you initiate through the site, like a request for an introduction, will list your name as the initiator but will not include your email address contact information. Once you have connected with an individual, regardless of who sent the invitation, your contact information will be shared with that individual.

8. Service Development; Customized Experience

8.1. We use information and content that you and other Members provide to us to conduct research and development for the improvement of our Services in order to provide you and other Members and Visitors with a better, more intuitive experience and drive membership growth and engagement on our Services and to help connect professionals to economic opportunity.
8.2. We also customize your experience and the experiences of others on our Services. We try to show you content, such as news and presentations, which is relevant to you, your industry, or your profession. We also use Members information and content for invitations and communications promoting our Services that are tailored to the recipient.
8.3. We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about by any available means, if you have consented to this.
8.4. We don’t provide any of your non-public information (like your email address) to third parties without your consent, unless required by law. We do not rent or sell personal information that you have not posted on our Services, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We will not disclose personal information that is not published to your profile or generated through engagement with our other services, except to carry out your instructions (for example, to process payment information) or unless we have your separate consent, unless we have a good faith belief that disclosure is permitted by law or is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with a legal requirement or process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties; (4) respond to Member service inquiries; or (5) protect the rights, property, or safety of our Services, our Members, Visitors, or the public.
8.5. Third parties (for example, your email provider) may give you the option to upload certain information in your contacts stored with us onto their own service. If you choose to share your contacts in this way, you will be granting your third party provider the right to store, access, disclose and use these contacts in the ways described in such third party’s terms and privacy policy.
8.6. As a member of PlusNine71, you consent to receiving information from PlusNine71 relevant to your membership (conferences, membership benefits, publications etc.) by email or SMS unless you opt out.
8.7. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
8.8. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in London). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience.

9. Service Providers

9.1. We may employ third parties to help us with our Services.
9.2. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, marketing and development). These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to us not to disclose or use it for other purposes.

10. Your rights

10.1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at admin@plusnine71.com
10.2. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, affiliates, or other 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.We may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or new groups available on our site. Any information that is disclosed in these areas become public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
10.3. You can, at any time, use the options in the MyPlusNine71 section of our website to opt out of PlusNine71 or third-party mailings, to do this, simply click here, sign in, select “my personal details” and then “manage my personal details” and use the radio buttons at the bottom of the form.

11. Data Access and Corrections

11.1. We will disclose to you your contact information held by us when we receive a written request from you. We will correct or delete inaccurate details, and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. We regularly delete data which is no longer required.

12. Changes to our Privacy Policy

12.1. This Privacy Policy reflects our current policy and practices. We reserve the right to modify our Privacy Policy and practices at any time, effective upon posting of the modified privacy policy here.
12.2. If we make significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, or to the Privacy Policy, we will provide notice to you on our Services or by some other means, such as email. Please review the changes carefully. If you agree to the changes, simply continue to use our Services. If you object to any of the changes to our terms and you no longer wish to use our Services, you may close your account(s) and withdraw your Membership. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account. Using our Services after a notice of changes has been communicated to you or published on our Services shall constitute consent to the changed terms or practices.
12.3. We take privacy and security seriously. Also, please know that the Internet is not a secure environment, so be careful and select strong passwords.
12.4. We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards. Access to your data on our Services is password-protected, and data such as credit card information is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the Services. To protect any data you store on our servers, we also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we use a tier-one secured-access data centre. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Members are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.
12.5. Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.

13. Law

13.1 This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms of Use of our site and is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates.

14. Contact

14.1. Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to admin@plusnine71.com.