Elite Professionals Online is an online service that allows members to set up unique personal profiles that can be linked together through networks of contacts. Members can view each others' profiles, make contacts within the network, share photos, post comments, and interact in many other ways. To improve our members' experience, we request and display some personal information which members willfully submit to other members and visitors, which allows members to identify each other and expand their network of contacts. Our members can change their profile information at any time and can control how other members and the service communicates with them. Elite Professionals Online values online privacy. If you have any questions concerning this privacy policy, please email us at

Information Collection and Use by Elite Professionals Online

Elite Professionals Online collects user submitted information to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the Elite Professionals Online service. Elite Professionals Online also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other. Elite Professionals Online also logs non-personally identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website service. All user information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant service and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.

User Profile information including members' pictures and first names are displayed to people Elite Professionals Online social networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join, to add users to members' friends' networks, and to send notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting friends, adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address is not shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network. Users within a personal network communicate on Elite Professionals Online with each other through the Elite Professionals Online service, without disclosing their email addresses. User’s full names may be directly revealed to other members if the user chooses their full name to be displayed. To facilitate searching and finding contacts and acquaintances on the service, Elite Professionals Online allows users to search for other members.

We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing their user settings. From time to time, Elite Professionals Online or a partner may sponsor a promotion Elite Professionals Online users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from, in which case it will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply. We may also transfer personal information to our third party marketing partners whom we believe have products or services to offer that you may find of interest, at Elite Professionals Online’s discretion.

Invitations and Other Communications to Non-members

Elite Professionals Online members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our automated invitation system. Elite Professionals Online stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations Elite Professionals Online does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations, invitation reminders. Recipients of invitations from Elite Professionals Online may contact Elite Professionals Online to request the removal of their information from our database. Elite Professionals Online members may also store email addresses of people they know in their internal Elite Professionals Online address book and may also choose to send invitations and other communications to those addresses. You may prevent Elite Professionals Online email invitations and other messages from being sent to any email address you control by sending a single email with the request to: .

Use of Cookies

Elite Professionals Online uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. However, you must enable cookies from Elite Professionals Online in order to use most functions on the site. Please note that Elite Professionals Online may allow third party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertiser’s use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the Elite Professionals Online privacy policy.

Links

Elite Professionals Online contains links to sites. Elite Professionals Online is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on Elite Professionals Online.

Chat Rooms, Journals and WebLogs, Message Boards, Classifieds and Public Forums

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to journals, weblogs, message boards, classifieds or any other public forums that that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.

Correcting/Updating or Removing Information

Elite Professionals Online users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as profile edit and account information.

E-mail Choice/Opt-out

Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications from Elite Professionals Online may choose not to by selecting 'Do not send me notification emails' in the user profile 'account settings'. Users who do not wish to receive MySpace.com newsletters may choose not to by selecting 'Do not send me Elite Professionals Online newsletters' in the user profile 'account settings'. All notification emails, Elite Professionals Online newsletters and third party marketing advertisements also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.

Third Party Advertising

Ads appearing on this website may be delivered to users by Elite Professionals Online or one of our web advertising partners. Our web advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by Elite Professionals Online and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Security

Elite Professionals Online member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. Elite Professionals Online takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time for any additional information about the security measures we use on Elite Professionals Online, please contact us at: .

Advertising Participation Disclaimer

Elite Professionals Online does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Elite Professionals Online is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Elite Professionals Online reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Elite Professionals Online in its sole discretion.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

From time to time we may make changes to our privacy policy If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A user is bound by any minor changes to the policy when she or he uses the site after those changes have been posted If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify by posting a notice on our web site for 30 days.

Contacting The Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at:


Change log:

  • September 11, 2013: Added advertising participation disclaimer
  • September 17, 2013: Minor changes to wording within Information Collection and Use by Elite Professionals Online and E-mail Choice/Opt-out

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