Effective Date
This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 1, 2017

Information Practices
Because we care about the privacy of your information, we provide this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) to explain what information we collect about you online and what we may do with that information. The Policy applies to the website (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by Uma Group LLC (“Company”, “we” or “us”), located at 300 Park Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, New York. 10022. The Policy doesn’t apply to information you may provide to us in person at our networking or Uma Academy events, or to information provided by any other means. We reserve the right to modify the Policy at any time, and we will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Policy here and changing the “Effective Date” at the top of the page. Therefore, we encourage you to check this page periodically for any changes. By visiting the Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by this Policy, as may be amended from time to time. Personal and other information collected on the Site is stored and processed in the United States of America. By using any of the Sites, you consent to our collection, transfer to (if applicable), and use and processing of such information in the U.S.A. If you do not agree to these terms, please navigate away from the Site and do not make any purchases or provide us with any personal information about you.

Collection of Information – Members: Uma Fellows
To be a member of the Site, you may be required to voluntarily provide your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, educational information, prior employment information and/or other personally identifiable information (“Uma Fellow Information”) as well as your views on relevant topics. If you sign up for certain services through the Site, then we may also collect certain financial information or sensitive information such as credit card information, bank account information, current employment information, and income. You may even have the opportunity to provide your résumé or CV in electronic form through the Site. If you provide any personal references, please note that it is your responsibility to obtain the consent from references before providing their personal information to us. By applying for membership through the Site, you consent to our use of your Member Information as described in this Policy. You may always refuse to provide the information requested through the Site but this may limit your ability to use our services. Please DO NOT include sensitive Personal Information (such as social security numbers or bank account information) in your resume or share such information with employers, recruiters, human resources personnel and other personnel registered through the Site (“Registered Employers”).

Collection of Information – Members: Uma Partners
To be a member of the Site, you may be required to voluntarily provide your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, business information and your/your company’s view on relevant topics (“Uma Partner Information”). If you sign up for certain services through the Site, then we may also collect certain financial information or sensitive information such as credit card information and bank account information. By applying for membership through the Site, you consent to our use of your Member Information as described in this Policy. You may always refuse to provide the information requested through the Site but this may limit your ability to use our services.

Collection of Information – Visitors
You may be asked to voluntarily provide your name, e-mail address and/or other personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) to have access to features of the Site. By using the Site and allowing us to access your Personal Information, you consent to our use of such information as described in this Policy. You may always refuse to provide your Personal Information, and this may lead to our inability to provide you with certain services through the Site. In this Policy, Member Information shall be included in the defined term “Personal Information.”

Collection of Automated Information
We or our business partners may also collect information that is collected automatically, such as your IP number (a number used to identify your computer on the Internet) or the type of browser you are using, through the use of cookies or by other means (“Automated Information”). We hope that, by using Automated Information, we can update the Site to make it more useful to you and other users. We reserve the right to maintain, update, disclose or otherwise use Automated Information and aggregate data (which does not personally identify you), without limitation.

Use of Information
We use Member Information and Personal Information for the following purposes: to administer your account; to process service requests; to administer and improve the Site and related services; to allow use of, or participation in, the Site and our services; to notify you of events or about our products, services, promotional events or special offers that maybe of interest to you; to provide Internet security; for any other lawful purpose; and to meet legal requirements. We use Member Information for these additional purposes: maintain a record of the networking events, Uma Academy workshops and Umaship jobs you view or for which you apply through the Site; inform you of relevant Umaships on the Site that may be of interest to you; and for posting your résumé or CV in our résumé database.

Do we share the information we collect with third parties?
While we do not share information we collect from you with third parties such as direct marketers, advertising agencies or mailing list companies, personal information may be shared with our employees and affiliated companies for the purposes set forth above. We also may engage trusted third party service providers to perform functions and provide services to us, such as hosting and maintaining our servers and the Site, database storage and management, e-mail marketing for our services. We may share your personal information with these third parties to enable them to perform these services for us and for you.

This Site may contain advertisements and links to other websites. The fact that we link to another site is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. Other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, and collect or solicit both personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information from you under rules different from this Policy. We do not control other sites and can’t be responsible for your experience once you leave our Site. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies, terms of use and other policies of other sites you visit.If the Company is involved in the sale of a substantial portion of its business assets, Personal Information or Automated Information may be among the transferred assets. Our policy is to cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. Therefore, we may disclose information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas), to protect our rights and interests or those of a third party, the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to otherwise comply with applicable court orders, laws, rules and regulations.

E-mail Communications
We may send e-mail communications to you regarding notifications related to our Site and services, as well as promotional e-mail messages. If you send an e-mail to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You thereby consent to receive communications from us electronically; however, please note that e-mail communications are not necessarily secure and confidential. For instance, it is possible that information transmitted to us via e-mail may be read or obtained by other parties. In an attempt to protect your privacy, our e-mail responses do not include personal account information. We recommend that you do not include such information in e-mail communications directed to us. We may communicate with you by postal mail, e-mail or by posting notices on the Site. All agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Public Areas
We may make some public chat rooms, forums, message boards, and groups available to you on the Site. Please remember that any such areas of the Site or groups within the Site are public areas and may be viewed by other visitors to the Site. You should not post any Personal Information in these areas. Any information that is voluntarily disclosed by you in these areas and through these groups is not proprietary or protected. Please see the section on Submissions section in the Company’s Terms of Use for additional information and restrictions regarding these submissions.

Privacy of Children
The Site is not intended for, and we do not knowingly collect, accept, or use personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18 years. If we become aware that someone under the age of 18 years has provided us with personal identifiable Information, we will delete it from our files. If parents or guardians become aware that their minor children have provided us with personally identifiable information without their consent (or that we have otherwise collected or obtained such information), they should contact us at We encourage parents and guardians to be aware of and participate in their children’s online activities.

We retain Personal Information for as long as the information is relevant to our business purposes. If you have any questions, please contact us at or write to us at Uma Group LLC, 300 Park Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, New York 10022.

Your Opportunity to Opt-out of E-mail Advertising
Any promotional e-mails you receive from us will include specific instructions on how to unsubscribe from our e-mail list, and you may unsubscribe at any time. You may also send an email to us at to update or correct the personal information we have on file for you or to be unsubscribed from all or any particular types of e-mailings.

When you visit the Site, we or a third party service provider may store or recognize some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” or similar file that can help us in many ways. Personal Information is not collected through the use of cookies. For example, cookies allow us to tailor the Site to better match your interests and preferences and to assist in filing out various forms on the Site. We may also work with website analytics and advertising partners, including Google, to deliver advertisements on third party websites – these partners may set cookies on your computer’s web browser. These cookies allow our partners to recognize your computer so that the ad server can show you our advertisements elsewhere on the Internet, and so that our analytics software can measure your engagement and interactions while using the Site. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you, and it allows us to optimize the performance of our advertising campaigns and the usability of the Site. With most Internet browsers or other software, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about these functions. If you reject cookies, functionality of the Site may be limited, and you may not be able to take advantage of many of the Site’s features.

The Site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties (“Third Party Sites”). We are not responsible for the collection or use of your Personal or Automated Information at any Third Party Sites. Therefore, the Company disclaims any liability for any third party’s use of your Personal or Anonymous Information obtained through using a Third Party Site. These Third Party Sites may include social media platforms such as LinkedIn and If you chose to access Third Party Sites or connect account information from any Third Party Sites with our Site, then we will have access to and can use such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your Personal Information that we collect and maintain. All Personal Information is stored on secured servers in the United States, behind a firewall at a data center with access to data strictly controlled. We adhere to the Payment Security Industries Standard for storing card holder data and we use Secure Sockets Layering (SSL) to encrypt your personal financial information, including your credit card number, before it travels over the Internet. Access to your Personal Information is restricted to those employees or business partners who need to know that information as part of their job, to service your account or to provide products and services to you. Data protection laws in the United States may not be the same as those in other jurisdictions. If we transfer personally identifiable information outside of your jurisdiction, we will take steps to continue to protect your privacy. Any unauthorized use of the Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution.

Contacting the Company or Modifying your Personal Information
If you have any questions or comments about this Policy or wish to update your Personal Information provided to us, please contact us by e-mail at or write to us at Uma Group LLC, 300 Park Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, New York 10022. Please provide a concise communication with complete information, including your contact information.