Last Updated: 7/19/2017

Commitment to User Privacy

Future Partners is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request. This document is designed to give a clear explanation of Future Partners's data processing practices. Please see below for further information or if you have any questions or concerns relating to Future Partners's site and/or data protection, please e-mail

The Information We Collect & the Primary Purpose for its Collection

The information you provide is being collected by Future Partners for the purpose of processing your registration or enquiry. The provision of this information is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the information requested, we may be unable to process your registration or enquiry. All information provided by you will be held in the strictest confidence.
The information we collect on our sites includes (however is not limited to):

Full Name
Company Name & Address
Email Address
Future Partners is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.

Use of Cookies & Log Files

When you visit our site, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your machine (if it is accepted), this to provide you with a personalised experience and to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics. You may refuse the cookie, if you wish. To do so, you will need to check your browser settings.

Future Partners collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes (however is not limited to):
Your IP Address
Browser Type
Operating System
Access Times
Referring Web Site Addresses

This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Future Partners' web sites. Cookies are also used in connection with the membership of our site. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, you will be able to view areas of our site that do not require a member logon, and you will not you be able to register as a site member.

Links to Other Web Sites

Future Partners contains some links to other sites. Please be aware that Future Partners is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by Future Partners.

Surveys & Promotions

From time to time Future Partners may run surveys and promotions and may request information from users as part of these. Participation in these is entirely voluntary.


Future Partners takes precautions to protect your information. When users submit sensitive information over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Access to all of our users' information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

Correcting, Updating or Removing Your Personal Information

If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from Future Partners, we will endeavor to correct, update or remove your information as swiftly as possible.  Upon request, and verification of your identity Future Partners is able to send you the personal data we hold about you in JSON format. This can be done by e-mailing

Data Protection

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe method on the promotional piece or returning the item(s) to us with "unsubscribe" marked upon it. However, very occasionally, it may be necessary to send you important service announcements about an event you are attending, for example, we may contact you to inform you of a venue change.

Notification of Changes

Future Partners will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. If at any point we decide to use your information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will let know you, by placing a prominent notice on this web site. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation

Future Partners has taken all reasonable steps to comply with Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation. We only email contacts with whom we have had a business relationship with the last 2 years, and people who may have enquired about an event in the last 6 months and people who have opted in to receive our divisional newsletters. Should you receive an unsolicited email from Future Partners please email and we will remove your details.


The internet is a global environment. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, international destinations, including destinations outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by international staff (or third party contractors) outside this area, who may be engaged in, among other things, the the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.

Your Personal Data

Future Partners does not sell, trade, rent or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating or analyzing our Site or Service, conducting our business, or servicing you (e.g. to process your credit card transactions). These companies are authorized to use your personally identifiable information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your personally identifiable information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process—Future Partners is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others or the public in general, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request, or to stop any activity that we consider illegal or legally actionable
  • if Future Partners is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets
  • to any other third party but only with your prior consent to do so

We comply with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU and Switzerland, including the onward transfer liability provisions.

An individual may under certain conditions invoke binding arbitration. Please see the Privacy Shield website for more information on conditions giving rise to binding arbitration.

Covered Entities

This privacy statement covers the U.S. entities Future Partners LLC. and Ditherydoo Inc.

Privacy Shield Framework

Future Partners complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States.  Future Partners has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.  If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern.  To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit

Recourse Mechanism for Privacy Shield Complaints for Use by EU and Swiss Individuals

In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Future Partners commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information.  EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact Future Partners at: 

Contact include "FAO Mike Burn, Privacy Shield Complaint" in the subject or body of your email.

Future Partners has further committed to cooperate with the panel established by the EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) with regard to unresolved Privacy Shield complaints concerning data transferred from the EU and Switzerland.