Privacy Policy

Your privacy and the privacy of all users of is of the highest priority. This document tells you, among other things, what information we gather from you, how it may be used or disclosed by us and the efforts made to protect it. Please read this statement carefully. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Information we collect from you

In connection with your use of we ask for and may collect a variety of information from you in different ways.

When you sign up for EFN’s mailing list through our On-Line User Subscriber Form or complete other online forms on our web site, we ask for and store your or your business’ name, jurisdiction of formation, if applicable, address, email address, a brief description of the nature of your business and other identifying contact data. In addition to this user information, we also collect and store statistics and other information about the on-line activities of registered users, such as tracking the number of people who view certain pages or use certain features of, and the number and magnitude of activities conducted using the system. We may also collect the information you disclose in any of our blogs and other forums.

Our use of your information

We use the information we collect for several purposes. We primarily use the information to help us improve and develop We may use certain pieces of personal information, collected through subscription to our mailing list or otherwise, to construct aggregate demographic or statistical pictures of our users and the activities conducted using For example, we may assess usage of by users in a particular geographic region. Aggregated information allows us to continue to grow and provide you with quality fellow users and service through more accurately targeting user needs on

Finally, we may use your email address to correspond with you regarding program information that we believe may be of interest to you. Please contact us if you do not wish to receive unsolicited electronic communications from us.

Disclosure of your information

Your registration information, such as your name, address and email address, will only be available to EFN and its direct affiliates and will not be disclosed to any third party without your permission.

We may disclose aggregate data and statistics, as described above, in order to describe to prospective partners, sponsors, and other third parties, and for other lawful purposes.

We may also disclose part or all of your information when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires or compels such disclosure, or when we have a good faith reason to believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, to protect the rights of another user or to prevent harm.

Your use of other users’ information

In the course of your use of you may have access to other users email addresses, phone numbers and other data that such users provide online or allow EFN to post (e.g., mentor profiles). In using this site, you agree to use any information of other users only to communicate with such other users with respect to business transacted on Under no circumstances may you disclose information of another user to a third party without the consent of the other user.

Editing and updating your information

At any time after you have entered your subscriber information into newsletter sign-up you will have the opportunity to modify any part of the information entered. We may contact you via your email address to confirm or verify any changes. Your new entries will replace the information you previously provided.

If you allowed EFN to post your profile or your organization’s profile or information (e.g., mentor profiles) or if you posted it, you will have the opportunity to modify any part of the information entered or request that it be removed.  We may contact you via your email address to confirm or verify any changes. Your new entries will replace the information you previously provided.

Additional privacy information

Please remember that any information you voluntarily disclose on-line in any news or blog postings, or discussion forums, may be collected and used by others without your permission. Furthermore, if you provide any information to parties who provide web sites that are linked to or from, different rules may apply to their collection, use or disclosure of your personal information. We encourage you to review these sites’ policies before revealing any sensitive or personal information.