We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. We provide this statement to inform you of our privacy policy and practices.

The Maremel Institute (“Maremel”) uses personal information to better understand your needs and interests and to provide you with an improved user experience. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, it will only be used to support your relationship with Maremel. We will not sell, rent, lease, or give your personally identifiable information to unaffiliated or non-partner third-parties.

This privacy statement covers personally identifiable information, anonymous data collection, and aggregate reporting. Personally identifiable information is any information that is associated with your name or personal identity. Anonymous (non-personal) information is data about usage and service operation, reported in aggregate, which is not associated with a specific personal identity.

What we collect

On the Maremel corporate and event websites, you can register for courses, events, and conferences, request more information, provide event feedback, or request to be added to our mailing lists. The types of personal information you provide to us on these pages may include name, company affiliation, job title, address, phone, e-mail address, billing information, credit card information, and contact preferences. Anonymous (non-personal) data we collect may include how you heard about us and unique URLs visited within our web site. Most anonymous data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies. Maremel does not create or sell content for children under 13 and our products and services do not target information to children under 13. Maremel does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and Maremel is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents to take an active role in your child’s online activities and interests.

How we use it

Maremel uses your information to help us understand your needs and interests and provide you with an improved user experience. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction related to Maremel registrations, events, or content, to communicate with you, to provide service and support, to update you on newsletters and programs (sometimes co-hosted with partner organizations), and to personalize your user experience. Out of respect for our users privacy we provide a way to opt-out of these communications. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and fraud prevention, and is not used for other purposes. Anonymous (non-personal) data is aggregated for reporting about our website and marketing usability, performance, and effectiveness. It is used to improve the customer experience, usability and content.

Access & Accuracy

Maremel strives to keep your personally identifiable information accurate. Upon request, we will provide you with access to view and change your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to your data. To view and change your personal information please send us a request to: privacy@maremel.com.


Maremel is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of the information, we have in place appropriate procedures to safeguard the information we collect.

International Use

We are located in the United States of America. You acknowledge and consent to the fact that personal information stored or processed in the United States will be subject to the laws of the United States. With regards to the EU General Data Protection Regulation, concerning your data, we are a data controller, and concerning your contact information, we are a data processor.

Contacting us

We value your comments and opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy or need help, or to remove your name from our database, please e-mail us at privacy@maremel.com.

Past Tidbits and Explorations

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