This Privacy Policy was last modified on June 7, 2014 and is effective immediately.



This is the privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) that governs your relationship with us.  YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE (as defined in the T&C; see here also the definition of “User”) MEANS THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

We may occasionally modify the Privacy Policy on this page. Please visit it often. The modification will be effective immediately. Your use of the Website after the modification, means you accept and agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy as modified.

Please note that our Website may contain links to and from third party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party websites.

Please be advised that we may share information, including Personal Information: (1) with our sponsors or (2) with other business partners, if for example TECHNETHICS merges with, acquires or is sold to another entity or engages in other business transactions, such as a management agreement.


What we collect and how we collect

(1) Personal Information. By “Personal Information” we refer to any information that you provide in connection with your use of our Website by which you can be personally identified.  Personal Information may include such things as your name, telephone numbers, email address, location, zip code, and the name of your organization.  We obtain Personal Information about you only when you submit it to us, such as when enroll in our Community, subscribe to our newsletter, submit a comment, request information, or contact TECHNETHICS. By using our Website and submitting Personal Information, you consent to the collection and use of these Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy by us and – where not forbidden by law – by individuals and entities that TECHNETHICS retains or may retain for administration and maintenance of its Website, and for tax, legal, and marketing reasons. If you are from Europe, you acknowledge that you are submitting information to countries outside the area of European privacy regulation.

(2) Cookies information. When you access or visit our Website, we and our operational service providers and others who host our Website may use technology that can recognize, collect, and transmit information that is associated with you, but which does not personally identify you, i.e. cookies or any technology that can recognize, collect or transmit information about your visits to our website (“Cookies”). Cookies information typically includes such data as your referring domain, type of Internet browser, operating system software, screen resolution, date and time of visit and other technical data related to your visit.  This process collects no personally identifiable information.  However, Cookies allow our Website to recognize a Users’ computer or access device each time it is used to visit our Website and Cookies can keep count of how often you return to our Website.  Cookies can also track how you use our Website, the pages you visit and your preferences for features and functions. Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to prevent it from accepting cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all Cookies, to be notified when a Cookie is set, or to reject all Cookies.  The result may be, however, that you may not properly visualize some part of our Website.



How we use the collected information

We will only use the Personal Information for the purposes stated here below.

We may use information for our internal research purposes, such as to analyze trends, administer our Website, track User’s preferences in our Website, gather aggregate demographic data about Users in order to improve our Website.

In addition, we may also use your Personal Information for the following purposes: (1) Market research; (2) Responding to feedback; (3) Informing you about our services; (4) Sending you newsletters or information that may be of interest to you (in the cases indicated by the T&C). We might contact you about events, publications or services provided by us or others. You can at any time opt-out by writing to

We have the right to share your Personal Information with our sponsors, and with business partners, if for example TECHNETHICS merges with, acquires or is sold to another entity or engages in other business transactions, such as a management agreement.

You acknowledge that your Personal Information may also be made available to others in the following circumstances: (1) If we believe your use of our Website violates or may violate any law, regulation, our T&C, Proprietary Rights, or Disclaimer; (2) If we believe you are or may be a threat to safety, security, property, interests or rights of us or others; (3) In order to investigate or respond to or resolve problems or inquiries or defend our interests.

Save the above, we will not pass your Personal Information to third parties (for example we will not sell them) unless required by law, regulation or court order or other legal process.

If you are from Europe, you expressly acknowledge that the data, including your Personal Information will be transferred to, stored at and processed in a destination outside the European area, which means in countries where privacy laws are different from your jurisdiction. By using our Website you agree to this transfer, storing and processing.



Unfortunately no data transmission or security program can be guaranteed to be completely secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, WE CANNOT ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY DATA YOU TRANSMIT TO US AND YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. In addition, you remain responsible for the security of your computer at all times.

While we do our best to avoid viruses, Trojans, worms, or other malwares, on documents and files before they are posted on our Website, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT DOCUMENTS OR FILES DOWNLOADED FROM OUR WEBSITE WILL BE FREE FROM VIRUSES TROJANS, WORMS, OR OTHER MALWARES AND WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS CAUSED BY ANY VIRUS. For your own protection, you should use virus-checking software when using our Website. You must not submit for posting or provide to us any document or file which you believe may contain a virus, Trojans, worm, or other malware and you must check any document or file which you intend to transmit to us.


Your Rights

You have the right to request information regarding the Personal Information that we hold in relation to you, and to have it corrected or removed from our files. All such requests should be addressed to Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to Francesca Giannoni-Crystal,