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Privacy Policy

Accelerated Professionals Network (APN) respects the privacy and security of visitors to our
website. Our Privacy Policy was developed out of our commitment to combine the highest
quality services with the highest level of integrity in dealing with visitors to our site. Here, you
will learn what personal information of yours is collected, how and when we might use your
information, who has access to your information, and how we protect your information.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED – When you visit our website you may provide us
with two types of information: (1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is
collected on an individual basis; and (2) website use information collected on an aggregate basis
as you and others browse our website.

become a member or sponsor, to access the APN website, or otherwise request/obtain
information or services from APN or the APN website, we may ask you for your name, address,
phone numbers, e-mail address, and some other personal information including you image,
professional bio, and professional contact information. In addition, if you choose to correspond
further with us through email, we may retain the content of your e-mail messages, together with
your e-mail address, and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic
communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and

WEBSITE USE INFORMATION – Similar to other commercial websites, our website may
utilize a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “Explanation of Cookies”)
and web server logs to collect information about how our website is used. When you visit an
Internet website, you disclose information about yourself, such as your Internet Protocol (IP)
address, the time of your visit, and the referring location (e.g., the site or page that offered a link
to us). Other information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the pages
viewed, the time spent at our website, and the websites visited just before and just after our
website. We, like many other sites, record this basic information about visits to our site. This
information is collected on an aggregate basis.


PERSONAL INFORMATION – We use personal information for purposes of administering
our business activities and providing services.

WEBSITE USE INFORMATION – We use website browser software tools, such as cookies
and web server logs, to gather information about the browsing activities of visitors to our website
in order to improve our website and better serve our visitors. This information assists us to
design and arrange our web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve
our website to better meet the needs of our visitors. We also use this information for purposes of
system administration and to report aggregate information. Cookies help us collect important
business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed

by visitors to our website as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to
count how many people visit our website and evaluate our site’s visitor capacity.

EXPLANATION OF COOKIES – Cookies are a feature of web browser software that allows
web servers to recognize the computer used to access a website. They are small pieces of data
that are stored by a user’s web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what
information a user accesses on one web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that
website by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transactions on related
web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from web page to web page and to complete
commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies are used to make your on-line experience
easier and more personalized.

WHO HAS ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION – Except as described herein, we will not
willfully disclose any individually identifiable information about our users to any third party
without first receiving that user’s permission. However, we may disclose personal information
when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or to protect our rights or property. When
you give us personal information, you are consenting to the disclosures as described herein.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION – The privacy and protection of your personal
information is vitally important to us. We do not make personal information available to any
third parties without your permission, except as provided herein. Any user statistics are provided
in the aggregate only and do not include any personally identifiable information. Our corporate
values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of visitor
information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be
completely secure. Accordingly, despite our efforts to protect your personal information, we
cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. You transmit all
such information at your own risk. However, once we receive your transmission, we make
commercially reasonable efforts to ensure its security on our systems.

ABOUT OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR WEBSITE – We are not responsible for the
practices employed by websites linked to or from our website nor the information or content
contained therein. Often, links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on
topics that may be useful to the visitors of our website. Please remember that when you use a
link to go from our website to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your
browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our
website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and
policies before proceeding. You should remember that whenever you voluntarily disclose
personal information online, such as on message boards, through e-mail, discussion groups, or in
chat areas, your information can be collected and used by others Information supplied by
members, APN staff, event attendees, participants, vendors, sponsors, and guests, including but
not limited to member profiles, biographies, submissions, whitepapers, and presentations, may be
disclosed to or visible to other APN Event attendees, APN Staff, participants, vendors, sponsors,
and guests, or those visiting the APN website. Although we try to protect your personal
information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and
you do so at your own risk.