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Barnes & Conti: Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for www.barnesconti.com and exercisinginfluence.com

This is the privacy policy for Barnes & Conti Associates, Inc. (Barnes & Conti) Web sites. This policy describes the broadest potential use of data throughout the Barnes & Conti Websites. Please note that Barnes & Conti maintains the same privacy practices described in this policy for data we collect off-line; accordingly, references below to Website “users” also apply to individuals from whom we collect data off-line.

Barnes & Conti is committed to protecting the privacy of those who visit our websites and with whom we do business. As part of our normal operations, we collect different kinds of information about our website visitors. We have, however, structured our websites so that people have the option to visit without identifying themselves or revealing any personal information.

You can do the following if you prefer NOT to have information about your visit collected:

  • Choose to disable cookies in your browser
  • Choose not to submit information via web forms on our website
  • Choose not to complete surveys and quizzes on our website
  • Choose not to download articles requiring registration on our website
  • Choose not to register for public programs on our website
  • Choose not to opt-in to receive mailings from us

Information We Collect

When you request information, register for our resource library, complete one our quizzes/surveys, or register for a public program, we request personal information about yourself and your company and ask to opt-in for our newsletter and other emailings. We collect data on which articles you download from our resource library so we can better meet your organization’s training needs.

How We Use the Information We Collect

If you choose to provide us with your personal data, as outlined above, in addition to using the data for the express purpose for which it was provided, we may, if permitted by applicable law, use your information to:

  • Process payments for public programs for which you have registered
  • Send you communications that you have requested or that may be of interest to you, including activities or promotions of our products or services
  • Send you newsletters, event notices and announcements

Barnes & Conti does not trade or sell any individual data to anyone. Barnes & Conti does not release or provide any individual data to third parties without the express permission of the individual. If a website or offline user provides Barnes & Conti with transactional data to be used for billing or other transactions, Barnes & Conti may be required to share some of the information (address, payment, etc.) with delivery services, credit card clearing houses, and other similarly situated third parties that are required to accomplish the transaction.


Parts of the Barnes & Conti Website use cookies to facilitate users through some of our online tools and during return visits. The information collected from cookies is tracked to enhance security and/or to improve the functionality of the Website by avoiding duplicate data entry and facilitating navigation. It is necessary for some cookies to remain on the user’s computer after they leave the Web site, but the majority expires within 60 days. There may be some cookies on certain tools that are of longer duration. Cookies may also be of benefit to users by creating a more streamlined login process.

Embedded URLs

To assist users in navigating our online tools, Barnes & Conti embeds values within URLs. These “embedded URLs” show themselves as a URL with a value appended in plain text. This technology allows limited information to follow the user as she/he navigates the site. The data embedded in the URL is not used beyond the session.


Barnes & Conti is concerned with the security of the data we have collected and has in place reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to that information. These measures include policies, procedures, and technical elements relating to data access controls. In addition, Barnes & Conti uses standard security protocols and mechanisms to exchange the transmission of sensitive data such as credit card details.

Accessing & Controlling Your Personal Data

You have the following data protection rights:

  • You can request access, correction, updates or deletion of your personal information.
  • You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
  • If we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
  • You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information.

Some of our client companies include:

General Privacy Policy

Information We Collect

Cookies, Embedded URLs, Security, and Controlling Your Data

Last Revised: May 24, 2018

Barnes & Conti Associates
2342 Shattuck Ave, #217
Berkeley, CA 94704 

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