Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Web site of the Modern Markets Initiative (“MMI”). The MMI knows your right to privacy is important, especially online. This privacy policy has been created to answer any questions you may have regarding the MMI’s data collection and protection policies.

What information is being collected at ?

The only personal information collected is information you give us. This information will be used to provide you with information about developments in our industry. You do not have to provide this information – we only ask that you do so that we can better communicate with you.

We ask that children under 18 do not submit their information. In accordance with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), does not knowingly collect information from children. In accordance with the Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), the MMI will never knowingly collect personal identifiable information from persons thirteen years old or younger.

How is the information collected at used?

You do not have to identify yourself or provide your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address (“Personal Information”) to use the MMI.  If you should choose to give us your Personal Information, you decide how much information to provide. At various points we ask for your e-mail address, thoughts and comments. We will use your e-mail address to provide you news and information about The Modern Markets Initiative.

Our general policy is not to make your Personal Information available to anyone other than our staff and agents.
We treat your first name, city, state, and any comments as Public Information. We may make your comments along with your first name, city, and state available to the public.
Non-identifiable website visitor data may be collected and used in aggregate to help shape, direct, and improve content of the MMI.

Is my information secure?

Protecting information you provide is important to us. The MMI makes every effort to protect your information from the moment you enter your information to when it is stored on our secure servers. links to other sites: Our site may contain links to other websites and servers. The MMI does not bear responsibility for privacy policies or content on linked websites. Because the MMI has no control over the websites we link to, you agree and acknowledge that the MMI is not responsible for the availability of resources or external sites and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content provided therein. Accordingly, you also agree and acknowledge that the MMI will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance of any such content, services on or through any such site or resource or goods. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on each website you visit. The MMI provides links to original articles written and maintained by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience and do not imply a claim of ownership in that content.

How do I contact the Modern Markets Initiative?

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact the MMI by e-mail using

Will this privacy policy change?
We reserve the right to revise or update this privacy policy at any time.

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MMI may provide links to a limited number of other websites whose privacy policies we do not control. MMI, which pays for and authorizes this site, is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of other websites. When you access another website through the links on this Site, the use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting, so please be sure to read the privacy statements for each website you visit.


If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the information we have collected from you online, the practices of this site or your interaction with this website, please contact us at

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Arthur Levitt, former SEC Chairman

The Wall Street Journal, August 17, 2009

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