Privacy Policy

My2be enterprises ltd (‘my2be’, ‘We’ or ‘Us’) take data protection very seriously and are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our Terms and Conditions of Use and any other documents referred to in either document) explains how we collect, use and handle any personal information we collect from you when you use our website at www.my2be.com (our ‘Site’) and our ‘Services’.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting the site or using our services you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

COLLECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Our network exists to help our members and users to connect with mentors and mentees. With this goal in mind, we may collect and process the following data about you:

Information you give us. You may give us information about you or relating to you:

  • if you register to become a user of our services;
  • if you send us a message through our services or correspond with us by telephone in writing or otherwise;
  • as you visit web pages on our website;
  • participate in a forum or other social media functions on our services;
  • if you enter a competition, promotion or survey;
  • if you report a problem to us; and
  • from any of your activities in connection with your use of our services.

Before you can access and use all of our service’s features and services, you must register to become a user of our services.

To register, we ask that you provide us with certain personal information, which will generally include your name, email address, date of birth, academic record, professional details, profile picture and social media links (each to allow us to customise your experience), a username and a password created by you. You may also elect to upload materials to your profile that include personal information. Please do not post or add personal data to your profile that you do not want to be publically available.

Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our services, we may automatically collect the following information:

  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, your ISP and/or mobile carrier, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, your location (if you are accessing the services from a mobile device (note that most mobile devices will allow you to prevent location data from being sent to us));
  • information about your visits, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) to, through and from which you access our service (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to contact us.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use your personal information in the following ways:

  • to create, personalise, provide support and maintain your user account and profile for our services and to provide you with various services that are more relevant and useful to you;
  • to send you information about your account, the facilities we or our related companies provide or changes or upgrades that we make to those facilities;
  • to authenticate you and authorise access to our services;
  • to alert you of relevant opportunities and activities
  • to allow you to stay in touch, in communication and up to date with mentors and mentees.
  • to suggest ‘mentors’ or ‘mentees’ for you and others;
  • to allow you to seek out and be found for career opportunities;
  • where appropriate:
    • to promote to you, and enable you to enter, competitions that we or our third party partners may put on;
    • to send you newsletters (possibly including adverts) which you may either elect to receive or may be interested in given your user account and/or profile and/to provide you with any other information or services you request that we provide.

Except as set out in this Privacy Policy or otherwise agreed by you, we will not share your personal information with third parties (such as marketing companies) or use your personal information other than for our internal purposes.

We do not store credit card details.

We monitor for and try to prevent security breaches.

ADVERTISING AND COOKIES

We use 'cookies' and similar technologies (e.g. web beacons, pixels, ad tags, and device identifiers) to identify information about your web browser session and personalisation data each time you visit and use our services. A 'cookie' is a small data file that will be stored by your web browser when you access our services. These cookies do not contain any of your personal information such as name or email, the information stored in the cookie will only identify you to my2be. Cookies can be used to enhance your use of our services, as we use them to help personalise our delivery of services and material to you, such as information which is most relevant to your profile and interests.

You can set up your browser so that it does not accept our cookies. You can also manually delete our cookies from your browser. However, you will not be able to login to our services without cookies being enabled on your browser. When browsing without logging in, some features may not behave as intended when cookies are not accepted.

Cookies from other entities – ‘third party’ cookies – may also be set on your devices.

Please see our Cookie Policy for further information.

HOW WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We may engage third parties to undertake some of our services or related services such as hosting, archiving, data security and email communications. We may provide those third parties access to personal information for the sole purpose of them providing their services to us. We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that those third parties only use your personal information for the specific purposes for which it is provided to them and consistently with this Privacy Policy.

We use others to help provide our services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, payments, fraud detection, marketing and development). They will have access to your information as reasonably necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for other purposes.

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • to analytics and search engine providers that assist us in improvement and optimisation of our services;
  • to our related companies;
  • to our professional advisors;
  • to law enforcement authorities, if we suspect that an unlawful act is being committed or that such disclosure will prevent that unlawful act; or
  • as otherwise required or authorised by law.

Other than the types of disclosures set out in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise agreed by you, we will not disclose your personal information to any third party.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data, such as HTTPS. We regularly monitor our systems and services for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, We cannot warrant the security of any information that you send us. There is no guarantee that data may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Please be aware that our services may contain links to third party websites. If you visit such websites, before providing your personal information on or in connection with those websites, we suggest you review the privacy policy and terms and conditions of use of the third party website.

YOUR ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You are entitled to know what personal information we hold about you. You are also entitled to update or correct your personal information. If you would like to contact us in relation to your personal information, please do so by email to hello@my2be.net. As of 25 May 2018, these rights will be replaced by their equivalents in the “GDPR” section immediately below.

YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (“GDPR”)

This GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018 and as of that date you will have the rights set out in this section. You may be able to exercise some of these rights directly through the functionality we provide on our services. Alternatively, or where that is not possible, or if you wish to ask a question about your rights, please contact us via hello@my2be.net.

You shall have the right, in accordance with the GDPR, to obtain from us the following:

  • Right of confirmation
    Confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed.
  • Right of access
    Free information about the personal data We store about you at any time and to receive a copy of it.
  • Right to rectification
    Rectification without undue delay of inaccurate personal data about you.
  • Right to erasure (Right to be forgotten)
    The erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay, subject to our legal rights and obligations to retain the same.
  • Right of restriction of processing
    Restriction of processing where:
    • you contest the accuracy of the personal data, for a period while we verify its accuracy;
    • the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of your personal data and request that it be restricted instead;
    • we no longer need your personal data for the purposes of the processing, but do require them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and
    • you do not agree with our assessment that the processing is permitted for our “legitimate interests”, for a period while verification is carried out as to whether those interests override your own interests.
  • Right to data portability
    You shall have the right to have the personal data concerning you, which was provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to have it transmitted to another entity (to the extent that such data was processed by Us on the basis of consent or because it such processing was necessary for the performance of a contract).

Additionally, you will have the following rights:

  • Right to object
    • to object on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time, to processing of personal data concerning you, which is based on our legitimate interests. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions;
    • to object to our processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes. This applies to profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing;
  • Automated individual decision-making, including profiling not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you, or similarly significantly affects you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We may change the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time and at any time, and without actual notice to you. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as these are binding on you.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to hello@my2be.net