MM collects non-personally identifiable information from users of our Sites (“Non-Personally Identifiable Information”) which may include, without limitation, Site pages viewed, websites visited before visiting the Site, frequency of visits, browser type, operating system, organization name, internet connection speed, presentations and videos viewed, time spent viewing pages of our Sites or using certain features of our Site, server location, search criteria used and results, date and time of visits to our Site, and other information which does not specifically identify you. We collect this information using various technologies including, but not limited to, cookies. A cookie is a small removable text file that is downloaded onto your computer or other device when you access a website.
Cookies and similar technologies are used by us to recognize your device and store information about your preferences or past actions. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also help us to improve our site.
You may stop or restrict the placement of MM’s cookies, Google’s cookies and third party cookies on your computer by adjusting your web browser preferences or a “Do Not Track” setting in your web browser. If you do so, you may still use our Site, but this may interfere with some of its functionality. You may also clear cookies from your computer via your web browser settings.
Purchases & Payments
MM also collects personal information from you (“Personally Identifiable Information”) when you register or purchase a Service through the Site, or make an investment through the Site. Personally Identifiable Information refers to non-public information that personally relates to or identifies you (such as your name, password, age and date of birth, gender, email address, postal mailing address, home/mobile telephone number and/or taxpayer identification number, Internet protocol (“IP”) address, investment objectives, investment experience, assets and income, and other similar information, or other information you provide or upload to the Sites such as photographs, answers to questionnaires or surveys, or responses filled in on blank forms by you made available on the Site). We request that you provide us with personal information, including, but not limited to, your personal or company social media profile, demographic information, financial information about issuers (i.e. valuations, share prices, fundraising goals), financial information about individuals (i.e. net worth) and other information requested from time to time. We may also collect and store information, which could include Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, locally on your computer or device using mechanisms such as browser web storage or application data caches. However, not all Non-Personally Identifiable Information and Personally Identifiable Information is stored.
We may use analytics programs and service providers, such as Google Analytics, which can use first party cookies to report on your interactions with the Site. Google Analytics collects information including, but not limited to, the time of each of your visits to the Sites, whether you have visited the Sites before, what website referred you to the Sites, and what pages you viewed on the Sites.
Use of Information
Therefore, you consent to our use and disclosure of any information submitted to us via the Sites, or information collected when you access the Sites in any manner, and you acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy, confidentiality or privilege in such information.
MM may use Non-Personally Identifiable Information and Personally Identifiable Information: (1) to market our products and services to you; (2) to provide services and products requested by you; (3) to serve advertisements on our Site; (4) to enable our vendors and contractors to provide and assist us in the marketing, operation, troubleshooting and analysis of our Sites and other services; (5) to analyze data to send more targeted messages to you or other Users of our Site; (6) to conduct research and analyze data to improve our products, services, and Site; (7) to deliver email messages like special offers, updates, newsletters, customer service, and service announcements; (8) to verify User information; (9) to comply with and meet any regulatory requirements for the offer or sale of securities required by law, rules or regulations to our affiliates or members; (10) to protect our Sitesor its Users; (11) to engage in any other lawful activities we believe are consistent with the foregoing; and (12) when required by law or to protect against legal liability. We may provide any of these services through third parties, which may necessitate sharing Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information with them.
Sharing Your Information with Issuers & Referrers
MM may provide Personally Identifiable Information, including your name, email address, and the date and company of any investment to certain third parties that have referred issuers and investors to MM, or to certain Issuers, including but not limited to issuers in which you have expressed interest. MM may also be required to disclose your information, including Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, to other companies or entities in the event that MM may be sold or is sold to another company or entity. In that case, your information, including Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, may be sold or transferred to such acquiring company or entity.
MM may employ or contract other third parties, companies, or individuals to perform certain functions or services on its behalf. Examples of these services from such third parties, companies, or individuals, may include ID verification, electronic document signing, payment storing and processing, sending postal mail and email, escrow services, disbursement of funds, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. As such, these third parties, companies, or individuals may have access to your information, including Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, needed to perform their functions or services, and may not use it for other purposes.
Except as identified here and subject to user's ability to opt-out as provided by Regulation S-P, MM does not and will not sell any of your information, including Non-Personally Identifiable Information or Personally Identifiable Information, to any third party for purposes of advertising, soliciting, or telemarketing.
Third Party Sites and Services
The Sites contains links to other websites and services not maintained by MM. In addition, other websites and services may also reference or link to the Sites. We encourage you to be aware when you enter or leave our Sites, or surf the Internet, and to read the privacy statements of each website and service that you visit. We do not endorse, screen, or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of, other websites or services.
We may at times send you email communications with information, marketing or promotional materials. If you prefer not to receive such emails from us, you may unsubscribe completely by clicking on the link within the email received or by contacting us via the contact page on our website.
Please also note that transactional emails such as service or termination announcements or payment confirmations which are communications you will not be able to opt-out of.
Also, if at any time you opt-in after you unsubscribed, you will, once again, receive marketing or promotional materials.
Social Media Integration
The Service, in numerous areas, may integrate with various social media websites and applications. These may include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Twiter, LinkedIn, and GooglePlus. We may enable you to post to your account on these sites, often as frictionless sharing, but only if you have provided us with, or connected via links or applications which contain your user information for the corresponding social media site(s).
We appreciate the feedback we get from our users! In many cases, we may display comments and testimonials we receive from users, in addition to other endorsements. If you write a comment, send us an email, or other communication, you hereby consent we may edit it in our discretion and use the edited content, along with your name, anywhere we desire and in any format, including derivative works, we desire, with no notice required, in various formats and locations including, but not limited to, our website(s), press releases, newsletters and marketing material. We retain the right, at our discretion, to decide which testimonials to use, where to use them, and for how long.
We use reasonable efforts to secure access to Personally Identifiable Information in our possession, but will not be liable for any failure to safeguard such information, whether inadvertent or otherwise. Personally Identifiable Information is also stored with third parties who have informed us that they also use reasonable efforts to secure access to Personally Identifiable Information, but we will not be liable for the failure of any third party to safeguard Personally Identifiable Information, whether inadvertent or otherwise.
We protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption software.
The Sites are not intended for use by children, especially those under eighteen years of age. No one under eighteen years of age is allowed to use the Site, provide any personal information or receive our email distributions. We do not knowingly solicit or collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of thirteen (13) or anyone under eighteen years of age. If you believe that a minor has disclosed Personally Identifiable Information to MM, please report this to us immediately by contacting us.
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