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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of August 12, 2009

IPitch Privacy Policy

IPitch, Inc. ("IPitch," "we," "us") provides this Privacy Policy to inform users of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personally identifiable information received from users of this website, located at ("Site"). Please note that this Privacy Policy only applies to the information that we collect through this Site as well as through our social and professional networking service ("Services"). This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any material changes to our Privacy Policy. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. By continuing to access or use the Site and Services after we have notified you of the changes, you agree to be bound by such changes.

By using our Site you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing" means using cookies on a computer or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information. Your information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction, including, but not limited to, in the US. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that such transfer and processing.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or our use of your personally identifiable information, please contact us at

Information Collection and Use

Our primary goals in collecting personally identifiable information are to provide you with the product and services made available through the Site, including, but not limited, to the Services, to communicate with you, and to manage your registered user account, if you have one.

If you desire to have access to certain restricted sections of the Site, you may be required to become a registered user, and to submit certain personally identifiable information to IPitch. This may happen in a number of instances, such as when you sign up for the Services, or if you desire to receive our newsletter or other marketing materials and information. Personally identifiable information that we may collect in such instances may include your IP address, user name, password, email address, physical address, telephone number, as well as age and other information that you decide to provide us with. If you decide to create personal profiles, where you can share information about your professional and intellectual life ("Personal Profiles"), or startup/investor/service provider pages, where you can share information about companies and their team members ("Company Profiles"), your profile information, your name, e-mail, photo and resume, as well as any other information that you choose to include in your Professional Profiles or Startup Profiles will be publicly viewable. Therefore, we encourage you to carefully consider what type of information you want to include in your Personal Profiles or Company Profiles before doing so.

If you contact us by email through the Site, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and may use your email address, and any information that you provide to us in your message, to respond to you. In addition, we may use your contact information to market to you, and provide you with information about, our products and services, including but not limited to our Services. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such information or communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications.

When you visit the Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, the web-pages you visit, the search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click. For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider the IP address will be different every time you log on. Except in the instances described herein, we do not use this information to identify you personally. We use it to monitor the use of the Site and of our Services, and for the Site's technical administration.


Like many websites, we also use "cookie" technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve the Site and our service. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer's hard disk. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information. However, IP addresses are collected by the use of cookies. IPitch may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the Site and our Service, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Site and our services. In addition, please be aware that other parties such as advertisers may also place their own cookies on the Site, and may collect or solicit personal information from you. A session cookie enables certain features of the Site and our service and is deleted from your computer when you disconnect from or leave the Site. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

General. Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, IPitch will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties. If you decide to use the Services either on a trial basis or otherwise, we may use and share the information that you will provide to us with third parties, including with companies providing paid search advertising services to you.

Service Providers. We may engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including, without limitation, hosting and maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, and marketing campaigns. We will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.

Business Transfers. If any or all of the assets of IPitch are acquired by, or merged with another entity, we may share some or all of your information with this entity.

Changing or Deleting Information

If you are a registered user of the Site, you may update or correct the information you provided to us by either logging into your account and manually correcting it, or requesting us to make such changes by e-mail at


IPitch is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. We employ advanced administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. We will disclose any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored personal data to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.

Links to Other Websites

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information that we hold is protected against misuse or unauthorised access. We hold personal information in both hard copy and electronic forms in secure databases accessible only to authorised staff.

Links to other websites

Our Site contains links to other websites. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. This Privacy Policy addresses the use and disclosure of information that we collect from you through the Site. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

Our Policy Towards Children

IPitch does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register to use our Services or send any information about yourself to us, including, but not limited to, your name, address, telephone number, or email address. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact us at In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will make efforts to delete that information as quickly as possible.

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