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AcceleratingBiz Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY 

Updated July 21, 2016

 

AcceleratingBiz.comTM is a website dedicated to helping its members anticipate, assess and address the opportunities and challenges brought about by the Accelerating Business Environment. We take the protection of our members’ information very seriously and make a general commitment not to sell the information that we collect with other companies or third party organizations.

 

Links to Other Websites

AcceleratingBiz.comTM content contains links to other websites of interest. Please note that external websites are not governed by this privacy statement. AcceleratingBiz.comTM cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of members while visiting these other sites. 

 

Disclosure of Third Party Services

AcceleratingBiz.comTM utilizes third party service providers to support its operations. Of these, FeedBlitz and MailChimp are used for managing RSS feeds and e-mail newsletters, Disqus for user comments, and Google Analytics and Dasheroo for site analytics. Take note that basic subscriber/user information and browsing activities provided to AcceleratingBiz.comTM are stored on these sites.

 

The Information We Collect

AcceleratingBiz.comTM collects basic information from new subscribers when they subscribe to the AcceleratingBiz Viewpoints blog and/or The AcceleratingBiz UpdateTM weekly newsletter with FeedBlitz. This information includes e-mail addresses voluntarily shared in exchange for our free content, which can be stored in MailChimp.

AcceleratingBiz.comTM opens community discussion around its content. Any website visitor can comment on an AcceleratingBiz.comTM intelligence update or Viewpoints blog using their Disqus account. Disqus user names and comments can be viewed by anyone visiting the website.

AcceleratingBiz.comTM may also retrieve information from visitors when they fill in the Contact Us form.

To review FeedBlitz’ privacy policy, please click here.

To read MailChimp’s privacy policy, visit this link.

To read Disqus’ privacy policy, click this link.

 

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on a visitor’s computer hard drive. Cookies help AcceleratingBiz.comTM analyze web traffic, among other things, using analytics tools such as Google Analytics and Dasheroo. AcceleratingBiz.comTM will only use this information for website analytics with the aim of creating a better user experience for the community.

Cookies do not give AcceleratingBiz.comTM access to a visitor’s computer or any information about its visitors, other than the data we get from websites like Google Analytics and Dasheroo.

Visitors of AcceleratingBiz.comTM can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, although browser settings can be modified to prevent this from happening. However, doing so may prevent visitors from taking full advantage of the website.

To read Google Analytics’ privacy policy, click this link.

To view Dasheroo’s privacy policy, check this page.

 

How We Use Your Information

AcceleratingBiz.comTM may keep an aggregated database of website users for the purpose of studying our audience and their needs. We do not sell your information. By accessing AcceleratingBiz.comTM, however, you acknowledge that your information may be accessible to third party service providers like Google Analytics.

Over time, as the AcceleratingBiz.comTM web community gets bigger, the hosting company MangoStrategy LLC, a provider of Strategy Enablement solutions since 2007, may use the website’s user information to build a more dedicated partnership with clients that will add exclusive value to their organizations, including MangoStrategy LLC proprietary strategy scans, strategic research and analysis, strategy facilitation and customized thought leadership, that are otherwise not available as part of the AcceleratingBiz.comTM’s free website service.

 

How to Contact Us

For inquiries regarding this privacy and data management policy, you may send us an e-mail at hello@acceleratingbiz.com.