MetroWest Business Partners Privacy Policy

If you are applying for membership with MetroWest Business Partners, the policy displayed on this page discloses the information we may collect from you, how it is used, and with who the information may be shared.

Who we are

MWBP is a local business networking group based in Framingham and serving MetroWest.  We have a strong reputation and are well known for being one of the area’s most well respected groups.  Our meetings are informal yet productive, casual but still structured, and designed for friendly interaction with those who want to expand their professional network and grow their business.

 Our website address is: https://metrowestbusinesspartners.com

What personal data do we collect and why do we collect it?

If you are applying for membership with MWBP, we may collect some of the following information.  The information is used to learn more about you and verify your eligibility for membership.  It is made available to specific members of MWBP whose responsibility is to screen potential applicants.  The information is held in strict confidence, and is not shared with any parties outside of MWBP.

 

  • Names:  First name, last name
  • Contact information: phone and email
  • Employment information:  Current and previous
  • Description of your profession
  • References
  • Professional Licenses

How does MWBP protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your information when you submit your application.  We use a secure server and all information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.  The information can only be accessed by MWBP Membership Committee whose members are required to keep the information confidential.

Do we use cookies?

Yes.  Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that enables the site or service provider systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.  Cookies helps us to identify repeat visitors and improves your access to our site.  Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our site visitors so that we can enhance the visitor experience.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

MWBP does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.  This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.  In addition, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website.  These third party sites are separate from MWBP and have their own privacy policies.  We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.  Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Offline content

This privacy policy applies to both information collected through our website and also information that may be collected offline such as in face to face interviews, forms that are filled out in person, and other verbal discussions.

Your Consent

By using the MWBP website or submit an application for membership, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page and update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about the MWBP privacy policy, please reach out to us by using the Contact Form on our website.

This policy was last updated on June 30, 2020.