Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement applies only to this specific AI:M&A website, solely referred to below as “this Website” or simply “website.” AI:M&A may also be referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”. The group is a privacy-conscious organization. This Privacy Statement explains how we protect visitors’ information gathered via this Website.

This Privacy Statement and the other policy documents present on this website may be supplemented or amended from time to time. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or any other policy documents present our this website, please contact us via the Contact Us page.

Fundamentally, by using this Website you are agreeing to the use of your information as described in this Privacy Statement and all the other policies herein presented.

 

Information collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal or business related information in order to use the Website. This Website only collects personal or business related information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers, company information, financial information, and other items referent to the M&A process.

We may also store and maintain any content that you provide, including but not limited to forms, emails, documents, images, communication via chat systems or social media and data collected by services that we may provide or partners supplied.

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information.

Log information, cookies, and web beacons

This site collects standard internet log information including your IP address, browser type, language, access times, and referring website addresses. To ensure that this Website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service providers may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow this Website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you can control these can be found in our cookie notice.

Information use

At times, you may provide personal information via this site, for example, to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest. In such cases, the information you submit will be used to manage your request and to customize and improve this Website and related services offered to you. We may also use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by entities within the AI:M&A that we feel may be of interest to you. We may also contact you to seek feedback on services provided by entities within the AI:M&A or for market or other research purposes. As used in this Privacy Statement, M&A refers to AI:M&A, the member firms of AI:M&A, and their related entities.

Your personal information may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with legal process.

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails or other communications generated in response to your provision of personal information via this Website.

Disclosure of information to third parties

We may provide your personal and/or business information to other entities within the AI:M&A in order to provide you with evaluation reports for requests provided by you or an authorized person from your company. Personal information may also be disclosed to other entities within the AI:M&A and other third parties in order to respond to your requests or inquiries, as part of a corporate transaction such as a sale, divestiture, reorganization, merger, or acquisition, or where those parties handle information on our behalf.

All of these disclosures may involve the transfer of personal information to countries or regions without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your area of residence.

Personal information may also be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory, or other government agencies, or to other third parties, in each case to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests.

By providing information through this Website, you are consenting to the disclosures described above.

Blogs, forums, wikis, and other social media

This Website may in the past, currently or in the future, host or link various blogs, forums, wikis, and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively “Social Media Applications”). Any personal information or other business sensitive information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected, and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control. Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user’s use, misuse, or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to, specifically, any Social Media Application. This does not include our internal forms and data gathering from this website, which is encrypted and protected, and isolated from social media and other unsafe channels. 

Access to information

Visitors who would like to request access to their information, update their details, or unsubscribe from communications should contact webmaster services using the Contact Us page. In all cases, we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements. Please notice that once engaged in business transaction or M&A process we are required by law to retain all information for at least 5 years.

Information security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors via this Website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Changes to our Privacy Statement

We may modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this Statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page, and such modified or amended Privacy Statement shall be effective to you and your information as of that revision date. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.

Children’s privacy protection

We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the interactive online world. This Website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

Visitors’ questions

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this Website, please direct them to webmaster services using the Contact Us page.

 

LAST UPDATED: OCTOBER 1, 2023