Sand Hill Group believes in your right to privacy and is committed to the use of fair information practices on the Internet. This Sand Hill Privacy Statement applies to Sand Hill Group’s website at (the “Sand Hill Site”) and the services offered via the Sand Hill Site (the “Sand Hill Services”). By using the Sand Hill Site and/or the Sand Hill Services (collectively, “Sand Hill Site/Services”), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement.

Types of Information Collected

Personal Information. When you register to become a member of Sand Hill, you will be asked to provide certain personal information. Examples of the personal information that we collect include, but are not limited to, your name, e-mail address, telephone number, and work history.

IP Addresses. An Internet protocol address (“IP address”) is the unique number that identifies the computer you are using to browse the Internet. Sand Hill uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Sand Hill Site, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Disclosure and Use of Information Collected

Information Provided During Registration. The personal information you provide us when registering as a member of Sand Hill may be accessed by corporate sponsors of Sand Hill. You may change or edit information about yourself in your member profile at any time by logging into the Sand Hill Site. The Sand Hill Site allows you to post information in public forums. Any information you voluntarily disclose through this medium is necessarily disclosed to the public.

E-Mail and Promotional Materials. We send all new members a welcome e-mail to verify password and username. In addition, Sand Hill publishes an email newsletter. Sand Hill reserves the right to send promotional materials in the future.

Aggregate Information Shared with Third Parties. From time to time, we may disclose anonymous information or personal information about our members in the form of aggregated statistics to third parties for marketing purposes.

Other Third Party Disclosure. Sand Hill reserves the right to disclose any personal information about you or your use of the Sand Hill Site/Services, including its content, without your prior permission if Sand Hill has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Sand Hill or its affiliated companies; (3) enforce the Terms of Use; or (4) act to protect the interests of its members or others. Additionally, Sand Hill may sell, transfer or otherwise disclose your personal information in the event of a corporate merger, consolidation or the sale of substantially all its assets.


The Sand Hill Site may contain images of and links to third-party websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Sand Hill and Sand Hill is not responsible for the content of any Linked Site. The use of information collected at Linked Sites is subject to any privacy policies at those sites.


Sand Hill wants your personal information to remain as secure as reasonably possible. Sand Hill secures the personal information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access. When highly confidential information, such as a credit card number, is transmitted over the Internet, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Privacy Section

The Sand Hill Privacy Statement is subject to change at any time. If any material changes are made to this Privacy Statement, we will notify you by posting the revised date next to the privacy policy link on our home page. By using the site after any such announcement, you agree to the terms of the amended Privacy Statement.