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Policies, Procedures & Code of Conduct

Explore the following frequently asked questions about the YNBC privacy policy.

Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Policy applies only to the information collected through the website, systems and platforms located at www.ynbc.org and any other YNBC websites where it is posted (collectively, the “Sites”). By visiting the Sites, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy for any information you provide and have provided in the past through the Sites, or those collected from your usage of the Sites.

YNBC understands the importance of privacy.
We need to collect your personal information in order to administer and provide you with those of our services you subscribed to, to customize our services and contents to your interests, and otherwise conduct our business operations and activities, including improving and marketing our services, in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In that regard, we are committed to protecting your privacy and want to make sure that you understand how your personal information is used.


What personal information we collect.
When you subscribe to one of our services, we request the basic information to provide you with that service. When you apply for membership, we ask for basic information such as your name, contact information, email address, physical address (optional), birthdate and company information.

When you register with the Sites, we collect the necessary information to proceed with registration to the Sites, namely your name, email address, physical address, payment information, business scope and valuation, and other autobiographical information, and you can also provide additional information in your profile, such as your phone number, instant message identifier, birthday, marital status, professional experience, education background, family members’ names and similar autobiographical information, photos, hobbies, and other interests.

 

When you visit the Sites, we receive data about your interaction with various functionalities on the Sites, such as when you join a group and share information with other members. We also receive information about you from other members, such as when they add you to a group or “tag’” you in a publication or other content on the Sites. As explained in the Questions and Answers below, we may ask for additional information in your visits to the Sites. We keep track of your participation in YNBC activities and member services so we can understand our members’ interests and evaluate the effectiveness of our offerings. Where permitted by applicable law, we also collect demographic information from other sources to help us learn more about member characteristics and needs. All of this information helps us better serve our members and improve our programs.

Why and when we collect personal information. YNBC collects your personal information in order to conduct its business operations and activities, market and sell our services and provide you with our services.

We collect your personal information when you visit and otherwise use the Sites (e.g. to publish content or information), when you register with the Sites, provide us with such information using electronic or paper form, buy our services, contact us by telephone, fax, email, post, the Sites or any other mean, contact our care service or provide feedback on our services.

Please note that by registering at the Sites, or by otherwise providing information on the Sites, you understand that the data that you provide to us will be transferred to and processed in YNBC's headquarters in Singapore.

 

Information Sharing.
We share your personal information with YNBC's Divisions located within and outside of the Asia-Pacific region, as well as companies we have selected to provide official YNBC member services or support YNBC operations, located within and outside of the Asia-Pacific region. Our contracts with these companies require them to maintain an adequate level of protection of the personal data, and to keep the information confidential and secure, and allow them to use the information only under YNBC's instructions and in order to offer the contracted services to YNBC and YNBC members. We may release personal information on the rare occasions when we are required to do so by law, or when necessary or appropriate to comply with legal process or to protect or defend YNBC and its members in compliance with applicable law. We do not sell or rent personal information to telemarketers, mailing list brokers or any other companies except as specified explicitly in this Privacy Policy.

Information Retention.
We store your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the services you have requested, or for other business purposes such as but not limited to: complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes and enforcing the agreements to which YNBC is a party. If your personal information is no longer necessary with respect to purposes for which it is processed and YNBC has no legal obligation to retain that personal information, we will anonymize the data by following YNBC's data destruction process.

What rights do I have with respect to my personal information?
Under applicable law, you may be entitled to access the personal information that we hold about you. If you request access to your personal information, in ordinary circumstances we will give you access to your personal information. However, there may be some legal or administrative reasons allowing us to deny such access. If we refuse your request to access your personal information, we will provide you with reasons for the refusal where we are required by law to give those reasons.

You can access and correct some of your personal information through the Sites by logging into your account and updating or editing your profile at any time. Alternatively, a request for access can be made by contacting us using the "Contact" option in the site menu.

YNBC uses its best efforts to ensure that any personal information we collect and use is accurate, complete and up-to-date. To assist us in this, you need to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as requested, and properly update the information provided to us to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. Please tell us if any change occurs regarding the personal information you provided us with, notably by updating or editing your profile or contacting us in any of the ways specified earlier if you believe that the personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, and we will correct the information.

If you reside within the Asia-Pacific region, you have the right to ask for a copy of your personal information and/or ask for it to be ported to another provider of your choice.

Please note that such a request may be limited to the sole personal information you provided us with or that we hold at that given time and subject to any relevant legal requirements and exemptions, including identity verification procedures.

Code of Conduct

 

YNBC is a leadership community of extraordinary individuals and organizations. All members are required to accept the YNBC Code of Conduct in compliance with YNBC Policy and Procedures. This Code of Conduct applies to every member. Members are responsible for the conduct of their family members within the YNBC community. 

 

Code of Conduct - In Simple Words

 

  • Act with integrity and uphold your reputation and that of YNBC

  • Always respect member confidentiality

  • Respond to members within 24 hours

  • Do not solicit members unless invited to do so

 

Code of Conduct Details 

 

Act with integrity and high ethical standards in your personal and professional life. 

 

  • Avoid behavior that reflects adversely on YNBC or other members by their association with you.

 

Support the safe haven culture within YNBC to encourage open sharing of ideas and perspectives. 

 

  • Honor the privacy and confidentiality of members and their experiences.

    • Adhere to forum protocols. Outside of the forum, talk about Nothing that is said in the forum to Nobody under any circumstances. Never means forever (“Nothing, Nobody, Never”). 

    • Do not share member-specific content outside of YNBC. This includes the absolute privacy of members’ personal and confidential information, member rosters (current or past members), member-to-member requests and “off the record” comments from speakers and resources.

  • Adhere to the non-solicitation policy by not attempting to sell products or services, seek special advantages or raise funds from others on an unsolicited basis. This includes charitable and political causes, however worthy, as well as to business. 

  • Always respect your fellow members when they say “no.” 

  • Any conflict of interest must be disclosed and approved in advance. 

 

Treat everyone with the highest respect and attention, similar to what you expect as an influential leader of the 21st Century. 

 

  • Provide priority responses to phone, email, text messages and internet/app/social enterprise communication (i.e. Skype, WhatsApp, etc.) inquiries from other members. The intent is that providing priority responses applies to all communication methods. 

  • Accept and embrace the diversity of perspectives across the YNBC peer community. Different business, geographic, cultural, age, gender and ethnic perspectives help us become better leaders. 

 

Enforcing the code 

 

This Code of Conduct applies to every member. Members are responsible for the conduct of their family members within the YNBC community. Members must affirm each year that they understand and commit to the Code of Conduct. 

 

Consistent understanding and enforcement of the policies and procedures supporting this code promotes the core values of YNBC. Undesirable behavior contrary to this code has the potential to harm the YNBC reputation and the reputations of members by their association with YNBC. 

 

Violations of this code could result in a loss of membership. 

 

Code of Conduct enforcement is conducted by the Audit Committee. The significance of a violation and any consequences therein may vary based on the circumstances that are determined through the Audit Committee’s investigative process. Repeat offenders are addressed with less tolerance. Member expulsion by the session or YNBC is a possible consequence, YNBC Code of Conduct Explained. 

 

Reporting code of conduct violations 

 

Reports of potential violations of the Code of Conduct are handled on a strictly confidential basis. Any potential violations in the Code of Conduct should be reported to the following: 

 

 Full Preview of YNBC's Code of Conduct 

Policies & Procedures

 

I understand that as a condition to becoming a member of YNBC, I agree to abide by and adhere to all of YNBC’s policies and procedures as established by YNBC. These policies and procedures include, but are not limited to, all of the policies and procedures as outlined in YNBC’s Code of Conduct, Privacy Policy and Policies & Procedures manual. Please contact YNBC’s Head Office if you have questions regarding any of these agreements or manuals. Please note that by providing us the information on this membership application, the information you provide on the YNBC website, and the information you provide through other communications you have with YNBC, you have given YNBC (and third-party providers we use to provide services to YNBC) your express and informed consent to transfer the information that you provide to us and to process it in furtherance of YNBC’s business or otherwise provide services and membership benefits to you, and to any other country that YNBC determines is necessary for YNBC to conduct its stated business.

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