We at The MBA Tour, LLC are committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to
provide a safe, secure user experience.
We follow the guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce in its
document Framework for Global Electronic Commerce
and the guidelines provided by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
our services on the MBA Tour Web site. The
policy link appears in the footer of each Web page.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in
the United States. The information we gather on the MBA Tour Web site may
be shared with the MBA Tour business partners and university clients
in order to deliver the products and services we offer to prospective
students and universities
such as searches for prospective MBA students or in order to analyze
our database such as aggregate profiling of our registered users.
Our Web site contains links to other Web sites over which
we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or
practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from our
Web site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other
Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your
expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of
otherwise effective on February 5, 2006.
can browse the Web site without telling us who you are or revealing any
personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal
information, you are not anonymous to us. If you choose to provide us
with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of
that information to our servers located in the United States.
We may collect and store the following personal information:
email address, physical contact information, profile information about
your search for an MBA program, and sometimes resume-related information;
information based on your activities on the Web site (such as registering to attend a tour,
applying to present at a tour, comparing university programs, searching for prospective
students, and content you generate or that relates to your
community discussions, chats, correspondence through the Web site, and correspondence sent to us;
computer sign-on data, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Web site, and ad data;
other information, including IP address and standard web log information.
Use and Disclosure
don't sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their
marketing purposes except as described below. We may combine your
information with information we collect from other companies (such as
demographic data) to improve and personalize our services. If you don't
wish to receive marketing communications from us, simply
Send us an email
with your preference.
We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to
perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our Web
servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. These companies
and individuals will have access to your personal information as
necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that
information with any other third party.
We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested
to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that
such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or
comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our
affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security;
or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
If you have opted out of sharing information with our business school clients,
then we will not share your information with our business school clients, except
for the cases described in this document.
We disclose information to our business school clients relating to your
registration to attend an MBA Tour event unless you have requested otherwise.
The participation of our business schools and partners in The MBA Tour events
enables us to provide the MBA fair free of charge to all registrants. By registering
for this event, you agree that we may share your registration information with
our sponsors unless you have opted out except for the conditions listed in this document.
We disclose your registration information to a specific business school client,
even if you have opted out of sharing information, if the following exceptions apply
If you have indicated that you
plan to apply to a specific business school, we will disclose your information
to that business school only.
If you have indicated that you would
be interested in a meeting such as a Meetup meeting
with a specific business school, we will disclose your information
to that business school only.
We disclose information to our business school clients relating to your
registration if you attend an MBA Tour event and provide the university with your
registration id or allow your registration badge to be scanned by the
university representative. We disclose this information even if you have previously
chosen not to receive the MBA Tour e-bulletin or emails from universities,
or you opted out in your registration.
By agreeing to provide your registration id to a university representative at an event, you
are agreeing to disclose your registration information to that university.
You will be automatically subscribed to our eBulletin, distributed throughout
the year with information about MBA programs and MBA admissions. The eBulletin
does not promote or sell any business schools or services. It contains no
advertising. You can unsubscribe from the eBulletin any time after you receive the first issue by
clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link in the eBulletin.
We disclose and transfer information to a third party who acquires
all or a substantial portion of our business, whether such acquisition
is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial
portion of our assets. In addition, in the event we become the subject
of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, we or our
trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such
information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court. You will
be notified of sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to
a third party via email or through a prominent notice posted on the
MBA Tour Web site.
MBA2U Event Special Exception for Disclosure: When you register for an event at The MBA Tour which is identified as "MBA2U"
you agree to disclose your information to our business school clients who
registered for the event and to all of the MBA2U partners registered for the event.
Even if you check the box to opt out of sharing information, we will disclose
your information to the MBA2U event partners.
This exception applies to MBA2U events only.
Personal Information on Profiles and Resumes
The MBA Tour provides a network and world-class series of events
to connect prospective MBA Students with Business School programs.
For student profile information and registration information, you may
choose not to allow our business school clients to see that information after
you receive the first eBulletin by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link
in the eBulletin. Or you can
Send us an email
and ask to be unsubscribed.
For resume information, we provide the ability to have your resume visible
to our business school clients or not visible. You can set and unset this option at
any time from the Edit Resume page.
We attempt to limit access to our searchable database (or copies
thereof) only to paying business school clients, potential employers, as well as law
enforcement and national security agencies, but cannot guarantee that
other parties will not gain access to this database. We are not
responsible for the use made of resumes by third parties who access
such resumes while they are in our searchable database.
Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in
public areas of the MBA Tour Web site, such as in online forums
or chat rooms, or in the MBA Tour searchable database, such
information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no
control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of
information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of
the Web site.
We use "cookies" (small files placed on your hard drive) on certain pages
of the Web site to help analyze our web page flow, customize our services,
measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. Cookies are
required for user login to the Web site.
Cookies are not used to run
programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely
assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the
domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience
feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web
server that you have returned to a specific page. It also identifies you for user login.
Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web
browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your
browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively,
you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time
a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an
individual basis. However, if you decline a cookie from the MBA Tour,
it may interfere with your use of the Web site and you will not be able to login to
see your user area.
No spam, spyware, or spoofing
and our users do not tolerate spam. To report to us any MBA Tour-related spam or spoof,
please forward the email to
with a description of the problem.
You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send
content that would violate our User Agreement. We do not permanently store email
messages sent through these tools. If you send an email to an email
address that is not registered in our community, we do not permanently store that email or use that email
address for any marketing purpose. We do not rent or sell these email
password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters, and
special characters and do not disclose your the MBA Tour password to anyone. If
you do share your password or your personal information with others,
remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of
your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose
substantial control over your personal information. Therefore, if your
password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately
notify the MBA Tour and change your password.
Accessing and Changing Your Personal Information
can see, review and change all of your personal information by logging
into the Site. Generally, we will not manually modify your personal
information because it is very difficult to verify your identity
remotely. You should promptly update your personal information if it
changes or is inaccurate. Once you make a public posting, you may not
be able to change or remove it. Upon your request, we will close your
account and remove your personal information from view as soon as
reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance
with applicable law. We do retain personal information from closed
accounts in order to comply with law, troubleshoot problems, assist with any
investigations, enforce our User Agreement, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We
treat data as an asset that must be protected and use commercially reasonable technical and
organizational measures to protect your
personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure.
However, as you probably know, third parties may unlawfully intercept
or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may
abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the
Web site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy,
we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third
parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your
personal information for improper purposes.
Not Intended for Children
The MBA Tour Web site is not intended for children under 13 years of
age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children
on the Web site.
If your questions are not answered online, you may write to us at:
The MBA Tour
73 Junction Square
Concord, MA 01742