Privacy Policy

Global Executive Learning (GEL) has created this privacy policy ("the Policy") in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. In particular, the Policy sets forth our information gathering and dissemination practices with respect to this web site (“ the Site ”). The Policy applies only to data collected on-line.

This Site collects personal information such as name, company, address, phone numbers, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses ("Personally Identifiable Information") from visitors who voluntarily submit a feedback/inquiry form, send electronic mail to GEL, register for events, subscribe to newsletters, submit resumes through the Site, or otherwise voluntarily submit such information to GEL through or because of the Site. Personally Identifiable Information collected through this Site is saved in GEL's contact database where it may be combined with pre-existing contact information in the database.

GEL does not collect Personally Identifiable Information about visitors except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals.

Personally Identifiable Information may be used by GEL to contact you regarding GEL's programs, products, and services.

Personally Identifiable Information may also be used by GEL to send you surveys regarding current services or potential new services that may be offered, as well as to send you newsletters, event notices and announcements, and promotional materials regarding GEL's programs, products, and services. If you no longer wish to receive such messages from GEL, please click here to unsubscribe or send a letter to Customer Service, GEL, 151 Bay Street, Suite 302 - Ottawa, Canada K1R 7T2. Along these lines, please note that GEL complies with the CAN-SPAM Act.

GEL takes commercially appropriate measures to safeguard the Personally Identifiable Information that you share with us. As such, we use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personally Identifiable Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the Personal Identifiable Information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number) over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

GEL obtains second-level domain information and, in some instances, IP addresses, regarding visitors to the Site ("Non-Personally Identifiable Information"), but does not collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information concerning such visitors unless they also specifically and knowingly provide such information. See paragraph 1 above. The Site uses cookies to track Site traffic only. Cookies do not track Personally Identifiable Information.

GEL occasionally enlists vendors to provide services on our behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. We will only provide those vendors with the Personally Identifiable Information that they need to deliver the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

GEL may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, however, your Personally Identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number, etc.) is not transferred to the third party.

In certain instances (e.g., when GEL co-presents or co-sponsors an event with a third party), GEL may “rent” your Personally Identifiable Information to a particular third party, usually on a one-time basis. GEL only does so, however, through the intermediary of a vendor as referenced in paragraph 7 above. Such a vendor (who is, as noted in paragraph 7 above, required to maintain the confidentiality of your information) ensures that the third party in question never receives direct access to your Personally Identifiable Information.

In the event that GEL is involved in an acquisition event with another company (i.e., merger, sale of assets, etc.), such Personally Identifiable Information collected under this Policy will potentially be part of the assets transferred. In that instance, you will be notified via a notice on our Site for 30 days prior to a change of ownership or control of such Personally Identifiable Information, with such notice also indicating whether your Personally Identifiable Information will be used in manner different from that stated at the time of collection. After receipt of such notice, you may (as you can at any time) remove such Personally Identifiable Information pursuant to paragraph 4 above.

GEL may access and/or disclose your Personally Identifiable 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 GEL or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of GEL, including this Site; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of GEL services or members of the public.

Except as noted above, GEL will not otherwise disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties without your permission.

GEL reserves the right to use your IP address, resolution settings, browser information, platform type, and originating URLs to help diagnose problems with our server, measure usage, and administer the Site.
By participating GEL Events (including Virtual Events) participants, speakers and chairs grant permission to GEL, its employees and agents, to take and use visual/audio images of them or where they may appear. Visual/audio images are any type of recording, including photographs, digital images, drawings, renderings, voices, sounds, video recordings, audio clips or accompanying written descriptions. GEL will not materially alter the original images. Images and all rights related are owned by GEL. The images may be used in any manner or media without notifying participants, such as Society-sponsored websites, publications, promotions, broadcasts, advertisements, as long as they represent the event or activity in which they agreed to participate. By registering/participating, participants waive any right to inspect or approve the finished images or any printed or electronic matter that may be used with them.


This Site contains links to other web sites. GEL is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

GEL reserves the right to modify this Policy without prior notice. Accordingly, please refer to the Policy on a regular basis.

 If you have any questions about this Policy or the privacy practices of this Site, please contact:

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Terms and Conditions

This web site, including but not limited to all materials, content, and functions made available herein ("the Site"), is published and maintained by Global Executive Learning ("GEL"). When you access, browse, or use this Site you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions set forth below.

This Site is for your personal use only. Unless if GEL-Net explicitly consents otherwise, you may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell, or transmit anything you copy from this Site for any business, commercial, or public purpose.

You agree not to affect or interrupt the operation of this Site in any way.

Unless otherwise explicitly noted, all materials contained on the Site are the copyrighted property of GEL. You agree not to engage in any unauthorized use of such materials. Please be advised that such unauthorized use may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and certain civil and criminal statutes.

Unless otherwise explicitly noted, all logos, service marks, and trademarks contained on the Site are property of and proprietary to GEL. You agree not to engage in any unauthorized use of such proprietary logos, service marks, and trademarks. Please be advised that such unauthorized use may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and certain civil and criminal statutes.

No materials from the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may print (or download to a single computer) one copy of such materials for your personal, noncommercial use only, provided that (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (ii) you make no modifications to the materials, and (iii) you do not use the materials in a manner that suggests an association with any Global Forum products, services, or brands. If you are interested in reproducing, distributing, or using the materials on the Site for any commercial purpose, please contact GEL at +1 613 884 72 71 .

Except as explicitly provided in paragraph 5 above, the use of any materials contained on this Site on any other web site or computer environment is strictly prohibited.

We explicitly disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on web sites that link to or from this Site.

Your use of this site is at your own risk. This site and the materials provided thereon are ropvided 'as is' and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Linkage makes no represenattions or warranties regarding the accurancy, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of any content published on or available through the site. Linkage makes no representations or warranties that the server that makes this site available is free of viruses or other componets that may infect or harm your computer equipment, software, or any otgher property when you access, browse, download from, or otherwise use the site.

Under no circumstances shall linkage be liable for any consequential, direct, incidential, indirect, punitive or special damages related to (A) the use of, (B) the inability to use, or (C) errors or ommissionsin the contents and functions of this site.

Global Forum reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions without prior notice. Accordingly, please refer to these terms and conditions on a regular basis.

 If you have any questions about these terms and conditions or your use of this Site, please contact:

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