ABOUT THIS PRIVACY POLICY Inc. is committed to protecting your privacy and your rights to control your personal data. Our principles are simple; we believe in building trust through transparency; and our guiding principle is "no information about you without you."This Privacy Policy explains what personal information we may collect from you when you use our products or services, visit our website, or attend our events; how you can control that information; and how we may use it.


This section describes the personal information we collect when you use our products or services, visit our website, or attend our events, and explains why we collect it. We define"Personal Information" broadly as any information that relates to a specific person, including identifying information such as a name, an identification number, location data, or an online identifier, as well as any information specific to that person's physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity.We use the followingcategories to describe the type of Personal Information we collect, depending on the products and services you use, how you use them, and how you interact with us:

  1. "Billing Information" – means card holder name, credit card number, date of expiry, card verification code (CVC) or security code
  2. "Contact Information" – means email, first name, last name, company / organization, telephone number, address, country
  3. "Company Information" – means company or organization and related firmographic information, including size, industry, region, and country
  4. "Delivery Information" – means the specific information we collect to enable downloading of software, if any or the delivery of services and training.
  5. "Health Information" – means dietary and disability information.

a) When you register for Inc. products and services:
We collect: Contact Information
To communicate with you and   provide you with requested services
To share news with you about our events and products
To give you a more personalized experience on our sites

We may also collect: Company Information

Why: to improve our services, website, and user experience; for marketing or industry reporting purposes; or for legal and regulatory compliance purposes.

Please note that we do not sell, distribute or lease your Personal Information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so. If you have previously given your consent to us using your Personal Information, you may withdraw your consent at any time by writing to us or emailing us at

b) When you order Inc. products and services:
We collect: Contact InformationDelivery Information, and Billing Information
Why: We use this information to complete your transaction, follow up with you about your purchase, help with any delivery issues, handle returns and other issues related to the purchase of your Inc. products or services.

Please note that we do not store any Billing Information on our servers. We only use your Billing Information in connection with the purchase of our products and services.

c) When you provide us with your details:
We collect: Contact Information
Why: We use this information in the same manner as we use Contact Information in the registration and ordering process described above and to communicate with and provide requested services, to share news with you about our events products.You may wish to unsubscribe from our e-mail communications anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the end of our e-mail. This will take effect within 48 hours.

d) When you attend one of our events that is sponsored or hosted by one of our external partners or third party hosted events:
We collect: Contact Information
Some of our events are sponsored by or hosted by our external partners or hosted by third parties. If you register to attend such an event, we may share the Contact Information you provided in connection with registration with our event partner for purposes of verifying registration and ensuring only registered guests are allowed access.Although the event registration page has the same look and feel as you may actually be submitting registration information to a third-party service provider that then returns the information to our website in order to fulfill your registration request.

Please note that we will only share your Contact Information directly with our event partner if you registered for the event. If you do not wish to have your information included in an attendee list or do not wish to receive information from our event partners, you can so advise us when you register for our events or you may contact us directly at

e) When you attend one of our live events, webc onferences, or seminars:
We collect: Contact Information, HealthInformation
If you register for one of our events and you have a Inc. account, we will access thePersonal Information in your Inc. account in order to provide you with information and services associated with the event. If you do not have a Inc. account, we will collect your Contact Information upon registration, which we will use to provide you with information and services associated with the event.If you attend one of our events, we may collect Contact Information and Company Information from the organization that you represent. Additionally, we may ask you to provide HealthInformation to cater for your physical and dietary requirements and to ensure that you receive the best possible Event experience. We will only use HealthInformation with your explicit consent.

f) When you train through
We collect: Contact Information, TrainingInformation
If you are training through Inc., we collect your Contact Information. You may enroll fora course directly through our service or you may enroll through one of our training partners. We occasionally use independent contractors to conduct the training and rely on third-party partners to provide the training venue. When you register for training offerings through one of our third-party training partners, activities will be subject to that third party’s privacy policies and this Privacy Policy will no longer apply. While we endeavor to work with partners who share our commitment to protecting your privacy, we encourage you to confirm that you are comfortable with that party’s policies before sharing any Personal Information on their website.

g) When you correspond with us:
We collect: Contact Information
When you correspond with us by email, a postal service, or other form of communication, we may retain such correspondence and the information contained in it and use it to respond to your inquiry; to notify you of Inc.’s other services; or as applicable, for record-keeping purposes.If you want us to delete your Personal Information contained in such correspondence or otherwise want us to refrain from communicating with you, please contact us at

Please note that if you ask us not to contact you by email at a certain email address, we will retain a copy of that email address on our “master do not send list” for the exclusive purpose of complying with your no-contact request.h) When you visit a Inc. Office

When you visit a Inc. office, we may take static or moving imagery of you via CCTV.

i) When you apply for a job at Inc.
When you apply for a job at Inc., we will ask for your professional background, your contact information, and your education history. In addition, you may be asked to provide other sensitive or special category information such as your racial or ethnic origin, biometric/health data, or specific financial data (if you area resident of the USA).We will use your personal information to authenticate your registration, and to contact you with information and suggestions relating to your application. You may amend your details or withdraw your consent to receive such services around your application at any time by emailing us at


When we collect yourPersonal Information, our goal is to improve your experience with us. We use your Personal Information to provide you with the products or services you have inquired about, requested or purchased from us. We also use your PersonalInformation to refine our products and services, tailoring them to your needs, and to communicate with you more effectively and meaningfully about any new services that may assist you going forwards.In particular, we collect your Personal Information for the following purposes:

a) To fulfill a contract, or take steps linked to a contract, such as:

--> Providing you with Inc. products or services for which you have registered and any other products and services you have requested:

--> As required by Inc. to conduct our business and pursue our legitimate interests, such as:

--> Where you give Inc. your consent or otherwise consistent with your choices, such as:

On other occasions where we ask you for consent, we will use the information for the purposes which we explain at that time.
For legal reasons, such as:


Under the law of some countries, you may have the right to ask us for a copy of your Personal Information; and/or to correct, delete or restrict (stop any active) processing of your Personal Information; and/or to obtain the Personal Information you provide to us in a structured, machine readable format; and/or to ask us to share (port) this information to another controller.

In addition, you can object to the processing of your Personal Information in some circumstances (in particular, where we don’t have to process the information to meet a contractual or other legal requirement, or where we are using the information for marketing our products and services). These rights may be limited, for example, if fulfilling your request would reveal Personal Information about another person, or if you ask us to delete information which we are required by law to keep or have compelling legitimate interests in keeping (such as fraud prevention purposes).

If you wish to enquire about your Personal Information, you can submit a request by sending an email to

If you have unresolved concerns, you have the right to report them to a data protection authority where you live, work or where you believe a potential violation may have occurred.

To register with Inc., to create an account with us, and to use some Inc. websites, products or services, the provision of some information is mandatory: if relevant information is not provided, then we will not be able to administer a Inc. account for you, or provide you with the websites, products or services requested. All other provision of your information is optional. Providing optional information will help us offer you a better experience, such as more personalized or tailored content or offerings.

Withdrawing Consent or Otherwise Objecting to Direct Marketing Inc. and the third-party marketing services providers we hire to help us market our products and services on our behalf may use your Personal Information to provide you with information and offers related to Inc. Wherever we rely on your consent, you will always be able to withdraw that consent, although we may have other legal grounds for processing your information for other purposes, such as those set out above. In some cases, we are able to send you direct marketing without your consent, where we rely on our legitimate interests. You have the right to opt-out of direct marketing, or profiling we carry out for direct marketing, at any time by contacting us using the details provided at the end of this policy.

Your California Privacy Rights

The CaliforniaConsumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides California residents with the additional rights listed below. Please note that some of the following rights may not be applicable to your situation:

Right to know - You have a right to request information about our collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information over the past 12 months. For more details about the personal information we havecollected over the past 12 months, including the categories of sources, please see Section 1 above.
Right to delete - You also have a right to request that we delete personal information, subject to certain exceptions. You may exercise your right to delete by contacting us via
Right to opt-out - We do not sell the personal information we collect. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not sell the personal information of minors under 16 years of age.
Right to non-discrimination - You have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by us for the exercise of your privacy rights conferred by the CCPA.
Authorized agent - You may designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf to us, with a copy of your power-of-attorney document granting that right.
Financial incentives - We do not provide any financial incentives tied to the collection, sale, or deletion of your Personal Data.To exercise any of your rights, or receive more information about them, please contact us via We may need to verify your identity and place of residence before a request pursuant to this Policy can be fulfilled.


In addition to anyPersonal Information, we collect directly from you with your consent, we may collect Personal Information through the websites we own and operate using the following methods:

Automatic Data Collection
Our Web server automatically recognizes, collects, and stores the following Personal Information via the use of cookies:
The domain name and geographic  location of visitors to our websites; and
Any Personal Information volunteered by visitors to the site, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

We also compile Personal Information on the pages accessed at our websites by visitors. The information collected is used:
To improve the content of our websites;
To customize the content and/or layout of our site for visitors;
To notify visitors about updates and special offers; and
To promote sales and advise prospective customers of special offers or services.

Your IP Address and other similar information

Our website cookies may collect certain anonymous information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the website; the pages that you access while at the website and the Internet address of the Website from which you linked directly to our site. This information is used to help improve the website, analyze trends, administer the website and provide optimized advertising to you.

Our Cookies

Cookies and ad technology such as web beacons, pixels, and anonymous ad network tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit that site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font-size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you do not have to keep re-entering them whenever you return to the site. Pixels help us understand and improve the delivery of ads to you.

Our website uses cookies to improve user experience. Our cookies are not used to identify your Personal Information. They use pattern data to identify trends, hence they are not used for any other purpose except those described here.

Opting Out of Cookie Use:

If you do not wish to receive cookies or if you wish to change the way you receive them, you can adjust your browser's cookie settings here:Cookie SettingsYou can delete all of our cookies that have already been placed on your computer or you can set your system to prevent them from being placed before you visit our websites. If you do this, however, please remember that you may have to manually adjust some of your preferences every time you visit Inc. websites as some of our services and functionalities may not work properly.Please note that if you have disabled one or more of our cookies, we may still use the information collected from the cookies prior to them being disabled as a part of your preferences. After you disable the cookies, they will not collect any new data going forwards. Inc. Website Analytics and Performance Inc. partners with a range of third parties to support the functionality of our website and improve its effectiveness. These can be broadly categorized as follows:

Analytics. We share data collected through our platform with some third-party suppliers to help us give you a better end user experience and to help us to improve our services.
Advertising and Marketing. We share your Personal Information with our marketing partners to enable us to improve how we target our customers and prospective users. At certain points we will ask you to provide your consent to allow us to share your Personal Information with our partners; this will usually take the format of a web-based form with a clear option to indicate your consent.
Service Providers. We share Personal Information with a variety of our service providers to help us pursue our business goals. These partners help us to, for example, monitor our interaction with customers, improve our website, advance our products and services, maintain good security practices, process relevant payments, augment our own research, provide external training, and enhance our IT infrastructure. Inc. Partners

We may receive updated Personal Information, including Contact Information from third parties and partners, which we may use to correct our records. Other purposes for which we may receive Personal Information are to update internet search results and links to our advertising or to further sales including procurement of paid listings (such as sponsored links). When we receive Personal Information from third parties, we verify that the third party has procured it legally and in accordance with our privacy principles.

5. WHERE SONET.IO INC. STORES YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION Inc. stores all Personal Information in our secure databases (hosted by cloud service providers) located in the regions where we operate around the world. Personal Information is accessible by authorized Inc. personnel only, and we have organizational and technical measures in place to protect your data.


Normally, Inc. retains your Personal Information for the duration of your relationship with Inc. (for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with your services).

Where PersonalInformation is subject to legal or regulatory data retention requirements, Inc. will retain such information in accordance with the applicable retention period.

Generally, we will only retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

CCTV information is kept for a period of thirty days and after this time it is deleted. Imagery required for investigative purposes will be kept longer and only for the purposes or evidential purposes may be retained beyond thirty days and is securely disposed of upon completion/conclusion of the purpose for which it has been retained. Imagery is retained in a secure environment and is only accessible by authorized personnel who have a legitimate reason to do so.

Where Inc.does not have an obligation to retain your Personal Information, you have the right to request the deletion of your Personal Information from For more information on your rights of erasure or portability of your data, please see the sections below. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your Personal Information to provide you services, please contact us at

When Inc.disposes of your Personal Information, we do so in a confidential and secure manner to ensure that it cannot be retrieved by us or any other third party. We also take care to remove your Personal Information from any backup instances where your Personal Information may have been stored.

7. HOW SONET.IO INC. SECURES YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION Inc. uses a variety of organizational, technical and physical security safeguards in place to protect Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or Inc. classifies your Personal Information according to its sensitivity to ensure that it is managed appropriately and that it is not disclosed to unauthorized parties. Access to all Personal Information (not just the sensitive information) is restricted.

Only Inc. employees who need the information to perform a specific job function or are granted access to personally identifiable information as a part of their role (for example; accounts payable or a customer service representative).

We store Personal Information on servers in controlled facilities with no unauthorized access and only limited access to authorized personnel. Our systems are secured using the latest generation security technologies and we have the necessary policies and procedures in place to assure data security and integrity to a high standard.


We may share your Personal Information with our suppliers, training partners, conference or event hosts (to verify your identity when you arrive), our external recruiters, our background security check partners, with our consultants and contractors who provide services on our behalf such as web site hosting, public relations, mailing, answering customer questions or service matters, issuing notifications and sending information about our special offers and the services we offer. We provide those companies with only the necessary amount of Personal Information they need to deliver our service and only where there is a legitimate reason to do so. Where this reason involves your consent, we will ensure that we obtain it and do not share Personal Information where we do not have permission to do so.

We may share aggregate information, which is not personally identifiable, with other organizations. This information may include usage and demographic data, but it will not include Personal Information.

All of our partners, suppliers and contractors are legally obliged to maintain your Personal Information confidentiality at all times and that they are not to use your Personal Information in any way other than to provide you with Inc. products and services that you have consented to be provided unless there is another legitimate legal purpose to do so.

On occasion, Inc. may also make your Contact Information available to our partners offering Inc. products or services which we feel will be of interest to you to provide a better service.

In some circumstances, we may provide targeted lists of names as well as offline and online Contact Information for marketing purposes to a third-party agent acting on our behalf. Should this be the case, the third party will be subject to Inc. policies and will have a clear contracted purpose. You have the right not to allow us to share your Personal Information with these third parties and can explicitly opt out of this when registering your preferences. Alternatively, you can send an email to where we will update this information for you.

Our subsidiary and affiliate companies, entities into which our company may be merged, or entities to which any of our assets, products, sites or operations may be transferred, will be able to use the Personal Information that you have consented to allow us to use or the Personal Information that is needed to fulfill a legal obligation. Inc. may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Inc.; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Inc. or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Inc. employees or agents, users of Inc. products or services, or members of the public. We will disclose Personal Information in response to a court order or a subpoena or other legal obligation, in response to a specific law enforcement agency's request, or in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this Personal Information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property. You should also be aware that courts of equity, such as Bankruptcy Courts, might have the authority under certain circumstances to permit Personal Information to be shared or transferred to third parties without permission.

Compliance with this Privacy Policy is enforced and monitored according to each recipient of yourPersonal Information:

10. TRANSFERRING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM EU TO THE US Inc. has its headquarters in the United States. Personal Information we collect from you may be processed in the United States. Inc. relies on derogations for specific situations as set forth in Article 49 of the GDPR as the basis for such transfers. Inc. collects and transfers to the U.S. Personal Information only with your consent or to perform a contract with you or to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest of Inc. in a manner that does not outweigh your privacy rights.

Where transfers of Personal Information are made, the appropriate legal mechanisms are in place to ensure that Personal Information is treated appropriately and in line with legal requirements for compliance.


If Inc. is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your Personal Information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your Personal Information.


Any Personal Information we collect is controlled, and as applicable, processed, by Inc., Inc. located at 201 Mission St, Suite 2900, San Francisco, CA 94105.

If you have any inquiries or complaints about our handling of your Personal Information or about our privacy practices in general, please contact us at, or alternatively please send a letter to Inc. Attention: Chief Privacy Office, 3031 Tisch Way, San Jose, CA 94128.

We will respond to your inquiry within thirty days to answer your request or to inform you when we will answer. If we are unable to satisfactorily resolve your complaint, or if we fail to acknowledge your complaint, you can submit your complaint to our legal department, which provides a dispute resolution service based in the United States at no cost to you. If neither party resolves your complaint, you may pursue your case with the Supervisory Authority of the member state in the jurisdiction that Inc. entity is established.


If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post the changes on this page so our users are aware of the changes, however, users should check this page frequently to keep abreast of any changes.

For further enquiries about this Policy, please contact:, Inc.
3031 Tisch Way
110 Plaza West
San Jose, CA 95128

This Privacy Policy was updated in July 2022