MEI Privacy Policy

Introduction

The Privacy Policy of Major Events International (MEI) (a UK registered company number 6361643) discloses what information the company gathers and how it is used. It demonstrates MEI’s commitment to full disclosure regarding privacy issues. Since MEI gathers certain types of information about its subscribers, the company wants subscribers to fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information.

1. Subscription

'Subscription' occurs when an end-user registers for MEI services, either via registration at the company's websites, via co-registration at a marketing partner's website, or via an opt-out mailing. Information collected may include, but is not necessarily limited to: name, e-mail address, business name, job title and demographic information. This information enables MEI to better tailor its content to subscribers' needs and to help its clients to promote their products and services. MEI offers a free voluntary registration service. During registration the subscriber is required to supply an e-mail address and other personal information. Subscribers have the ability to contact MEI to provide the company with their feedback. The company uses this information to respond to the subscriber and improve its products/services.

2. Use of information

MEI uses subscriber information for the company's own promotional and sales activities, as well as to support the promotional and sales activities of its clients and partners. The company creates reports on subscriber demographics and usage patterns for its partners. This information allows the company's clients and advertisers to promote their services more effectively, and allows its subscribers to receive announcements that are more pertinent to their interests.

3. Sharing of information

MEI does not sell its subscriber information data to third parties. MEI website provides links to the websites of other companies. MEI is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of any external website owner. MEI encourages all subscribers to review the privacy policy of any website they visit.

4. Profile and CV details

When you complete your MEI profile, including your CV, it can be made available for searching, viewing over the Internet and downloading by any direct recruiter, employment consultant or other person or organisation who requests CVs matching your profile to be sent to them. MEI does not verify the identity or the nature of the business of such organisations.

IMPORTANT: Your current employer may be a customer of MEI or a client of one of our customers. MEI cannot restrict the customers who access profiles on our database and cannot be held responsible for any eventuality. As part of the registration process MEI offers you the option of remaining anonymous.

Some of our customers may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.

If you choose to create a profile and upload a CV to our database, we rely on you to ensure that your details are kept up to date. You should update your CV at least every six months, particularly if your contact details have changed.

Please note that MEI reserves the right to remove from our database, CVs which include any content that we consider to be illegal or offensive.

5. Delete/deactivate policy

Subscribers may unsubscribe to MEI’s electronic mailings at any time by following the instructions contained within the electronic mailings, or by unsubscribing via the company's websites.

6. Subscriber access and control of data

MEI is aware of its obligations to allow subscribers access to personal details that are held and makes every effort to keep details held about subscribers accurate and up to date. Subscribers may at any time amend or update data by e-mailing the company at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

7. Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by us on your computer which enable us to identify your computer when you access the MEI web site and to provide you with a convenient means of access. The cookies we use also protect the integrity of registered user names and passwords and limit access to 'paid for' services. We also use cookies to collect aggregate statistical information about the use of our site. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept MEI cookies, some of our services may not be available to you. There is no personally identifiable information held on cookies.

We do not use cookies to track your use of the internet after you leave our site, nor do we store any personal information that others could read and understand. We do use third party software to monitor Google Analytics on our site.

Please note that some parts of our website may not function properly if you reject cookies.

We DO NOT use any of the following cookies:

  • Advertising cookies – these are set on websites by ads such as banners
  • Flash cookies – these are set by Flash objects to track behaviour on site
  • Marketing cookies – these are set by promotional activities such as search marketing or email campaigns

Accepting or rejecting cookies

You can configure your internet browser to warn you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer so that you may make a decision whether to accept or reject it.

Further information about cookies

You may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to accept or refuse cookies as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

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