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Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy Policy of Mastermind Maker.

  1. Personal Information Collected

    We collect and process "personal data" - as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998.

    We collect information:

    • When you register an account to become a Mastermind Maker member (“Member”), such as your name, e-mail, employer, country, and a password.

    • When you add to your profile with further information about yourself or your private contacts, join or post to Mastermind Maker Groups, Forums, Articles and other Member-to-Member communication.

    • We may use cookies and other technologies to recognize you, customize your experience, and serve advertisements.

    • Like all websites, we automatically receive from your internet use information like your IP address, the URLs of sites from which you arrive or leave the Mastermind Maker website, your type of browser, your operating system, your mobile provider, your mobile device, and your ISP.

    • We may retain information you provide in connection with third party services that may become available through Mastermind Maker.

    • When we administer your account with us and customize the service we provide to you and other Members; and to

    • To send you service or promotional communications through email and notices on the Mastermind Maker website.

    By its very nature and purpose, the Mastermind Maker website is a medium by which people seek to make contact with each other. Other members may contact you via the Mastermind Maker forums, the private messaging system, via groups etc.  You can control what of your contact details are visible to others by using the My Profile privacy area once you log in.

    Data are only shared with third parties as part of our services and/or if we are required to do so by UK law. All data are subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 as this is where collection and storage occurs, although it may be accessed globally. We cannot accept liability for any processing conducted by third parties outside our remit.

    We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including personal information such as your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Third party advertising services may use cookies to enable it to serve ads to users based on their visit to Mastermind Maker and other sites on the Internet.

  2. Your information choices

    You can

    • Review, enhance or edit your personal information through your personal Myprofile page;

    • Change your settings to control visibility and accessibility through our website; and

    • Tell us to close your Mastermind Maker account.

    • Communication. You decide how much or how little you wish to communicate to individuals or groups.

  3. Security

    • Personal information you provide will be secured 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 Mastermind Maker. 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.

    • 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.

    • Compliance with Legal Process

      It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information and/or information about your activities as a MastermindMaker User when required by an appropriate legal process, or if MastermindMaker has a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (a) investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government agencies; (b) to enforce the Terms of Use, to investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, or to protect the security or integrity of our site; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property or personal safety of MastermindMaker, our Users, employees, or others.

    • Disclosures to others

      We may also disclose your personal information and other information you provide to another third party as part of a reorganization or a sale of the assets of MastermindMaker Corporation, a subsidiary or division. Any third party to which MastermindMaker transfers or sells MastermindMaker's assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us.

    • Search

      We offer search services to help find information and learn more about other Users (for example, you can search for Users with particular expertise or interests, or that you may know from your industry or profession). MastermindMaker search also allows Users to find specialist groups, companies, and contributions to the community aspects of the MastermindMaker Services, such as Groups and Forums that will help Users more effectively use MastermindMaker and expand their network. We may use information from User profiles and contributions to Groups and Forums to inform and refine our search service.

    • Groups, Forums, and other Services

      If you post on any section of MastermindMaker, participate in MastermindMaker Groups, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to provide there can be read, collected, or used by other Users of these forums, as well as Platform Developers and other third parties, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. MastermindMaker is not responsible for the information you choose to submit in these forums.

  4. Your Obligations

    As a User, you have certain obligations to other Users. Some of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations, and others have become commonplace in user-friendly communities of like-minded members such as MastermindMaker:

    • You must, at all times, abide by the terms and conditions of the then-current Privacy Policy and User Agreement. This includes respecting all intellectual property rights that may belong to third parties (such as trademarks or photographs).

    • You must not download or otherwise disseminate any information that may be deemed to be injurious, violent, offensive, racist or xenophobic, or which may otherwise violate the purpose and spirit of MastermindMaker and its community of Users.

    • You must not provide to MastermindMaker and/or other Users information that you believe might be injurious or detrimental to your person or to your professional or social status.

    • You must keep your username and password confidential and not share it with others.
      Any violation of these guidelines may lead to the restriction, suspension or termination of your account at the sole discretion of MastermindMaker.

  5. Uses of personal information

    • Consent to MastermindMaker Processing Information About You

      The information you provide to MastermindMaker may reveal, or allow others to identify, your nationality, ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, geography, or other aspects of your private life. By providing information to us for the purposes of creating your User account or adding any additional details to your MastermindMaker profile, you are expressly and voluntarily accepting the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and MastermindMaker’s User Agreement that allow MastermindMaker to process information about you. Supplying information to MastermindMaker, including any information deemed “sensitive” by applicable law, is entirely voluntary on your part. You have the right to withdraw your consent to MastermindMaker’s collection and processing of your information at any time, in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and the User Agreement by closing your account.

    • MastermindMaker Communications

      As described in these Terms of Use, we will communicate with you through email and notices posted on the MastermindMaker website, messages to your MastermindMaker inbox, or through other means available through the service, perhaps including mobile text messages. We may send you a series of emails that help inform new Users about the features of the Services, and we will also send you service messages relating to the functioning of the Services. We may also send you messages with promotional information directly or on behalf of our partners.

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page. By continuing to use the Mastermind Maker service after notice of changes has been sent to you or published on the Mastermind Maker website, you are consenting to the changes.

None of the above affects your rights of access to any data we hold about you. If you wish to request a copy of these data, please email Please note that any such request may attract an administration fee of £20.00, payable in advance and non-refundable.
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