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Privacy Policy

Effective date: May 25th, 2018

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates WWW.FUCKUPNIGHTS.COM and WWW.THEFAILUREINSTITUTE.COM websites (the “Service”).

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from WWW.FUCKUPNIGHTS.COM and WWW.THEFAILUREINSTITUTE.COM


Personal Data

Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage Data

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).


Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a User’s device.

Data Controller

Data Controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your data.

Data Processor (or Service Providers)

Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.

We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data Subject

Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.


The User is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Occupation and place of employment
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

In addition, the User may provide THE FAILURE INSTITUTE with certain information regarding his company or business, including performance indicators, financial figures of the company, external support received, as well as reasons for closing the company. In this regard, the User states that the above information does not contain personal data, but only refers to general data and information regarding indicators of his company or business.

All Personal Data Collected from Users, will be stored in the database for the storage and collection of information by THE FAILURE INSTITUTE (hereinafter referred to as the “Database”), which has high security measures to guarantee the privacy and protection of Personal Data Collected against damage, loss, alteration, destruction or unauthorized use, access or processing thereof. THE FAILURE INSTITUTE will store the Personal Data Collected for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected as well as for the time allowed in the applicable legislation.

Consequently, Personal Data are protected both online, through encryption codes and other computer security measures, and off-line, as only the personnel designated to perform any specific task with the Personal Data has access to the Database.

Purpose of the Personal Data Collected

The Personal Data Collected will be used by THE FAILURE INSTITUTE for the following main purposes:

  • To respond to queries raised by Users, as well as to make contact with Users to address their concerns and invite them to participate in future research and events;
  • To fulfil the obligations assumed by the User with THE FAILURE INSTITUTE;
  • To conduct analyses, surveys and research in the area of business failure;
  • To prepare studies on future trends and projections; to offer risk management services and strategic foresight.

The Personal Data Collected may also be used for the following additional purposes not directly related to the services provided by THE FAILURE INSTITUTE, but which help THE FAILURE INSTITUTE to provide better service to its Users:

Management, administration, extension, improvement and monitoring of the services provided to Users by THE FAILURE INSTITUTE, including the following services by THE FAILURE INSTITUTE for information and operational purposes for the Users: evaluation of the quality of the services, receiving news and information from THE FAILURE INSTITUTE, receiving THE FAILURE INSTITUTE special offers and receiving THE FAILURE INSTITUTE newsletters, marketing, advertising and commercial prospecting.

The owners of the Personal Data can request the immediate cancellation of the sending of advertising emails by THE FAILURE INSTITUTE, by sending an email to hola@fuckupnights.com.

In the event that you do not wish to have your personal data processed for these purposes, you may at any time write to the email address hola@fuckupnights.com, following the procedure outlined in the Comprehensive Privacy Notice, which is available on this Website.

Transfer of Personal Data Collected

In accordance with the provisions of the Personal Data Law, THE FAILURE INSTITUTE may transfer and / or share the Personal Data Collected from the Users in the following cases:

Transfer of Personal Data Collected to parent companies, subsidiaries or affiliates under the control of THE FAILURE INSTITUTE, or to a parent company or any company in the THE FAILURE INSTITUTE group that operates under the same internal processes and policies;

When the transfer is required to fulfil or comply with obligations arising from a legal obligation between the THE FAILURE INSTITUTE and the User.

In other cases established in the Law of Personal Data, for which the consent of the holder is not required.

In the event that THE FAILURE INSTITUTE is acquired by a third party, your Personal Data will be transferred to the purchaser of THE FAILURE INSTITUTE. The purchaser, as the new Party Responsible for the processing of your Personal Data, will continue to maintain the necessary administrative, technical and physical security measures to guarantee the privacy and protection of your Personal Data against damage, loss, alteration, destruction or use, access or unauthorized processing in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Notice.

Unless the User requests otherwise, THE FAILURE INSTITUTE may communicate with the User via email to inform him about new products or services, invite him to special events, as well as about any changes to this Notice.

Access and Control of Personal Data Collected

At any time, Users or their legal representatives may: revoke their consent for the processing or use of their Personal Data by THE FAILURE INSTITUTE, limit their use or disclosure, as well as access them, amend them in case they are inaccurate or incomplete, cancel them and object to their processing as a whole or for certain purposes in this Privacy Notice, as well as to their use for marketing, advertising and commercial prospecting purposes.

In such cases, the User must contact the “Legal” department of THE FAILURE INSTITUTE by e-mail hola@fuckupnights.com using the procedure indicated in the following paragraphs.

Users must indicate explicitly and in detail: (i) that they wish to revoke their consent for the processing or use of their Personal Data; (ii) the manner in which they wish to limit the use or disclosure of their Personal Data; (iii) the manner in which they wish to access or amend their Personal Data; (iv) that they wish to cancel their Personal Data; and / or (v) that they wish to object to the processing of their Personal Data.

In order to exercise the rights described above, Users must submit the following with their request:

  • The name of the User, email address, home address or other means to communicate the response to the request.
  • A copy of the documents proving the identity of the User or, where applicable, of the legal representative of the User.
  • A clear and precise description of the Personal Data in respect of which the User is seeking to exercise any of the aforementioned rights.
  • Any other item or document that facilitates the location of the Personal Data.
  • In the case of this Notice, the response to the User’s request will be sent first to the email address provided and, except where so specified by the User, will be sent to the home address provided.

In the case of requests for correction of Personal Data, the User must indicate in the request, in addition to the above, the modifications to be made and provide the documentation to support his request.   THE FAILURE INSTITUTE will respond to any request within a maximum of 20 (twenty) working days from the date of submission of the relevant request, so that, where warranted, it will be made effective within the next 15 (fifteen) business days from the date on which the reply is communicated.

In the case of requests for access to Personal Data, the request will be granted, after verification of the identity of the applicant or legal representative, as appropriate.

The aforementioned periods may be extended once only for a similar period, provided that this is warranted by the circumstances of the case.

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data“). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Location Data

We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service.

You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time, through your device settings.

Tracking Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.

Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
  • Advertising Cookies. Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.

Use of Data

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

Retention of Data

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Mexico and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Mexico and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of [INSERTAR DENOMINACIÓN]
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Your Rights

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

Whenever made possible, you can update your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to change your Personal Data, please contact us to make the required changes.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the right:

  • To access and receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you
  • To rectify any Personal Data held about you that is inaccurate
  • To request the deletion of Personal Data held about you

You have the right to data portability for the information you provide to INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC. You can request to obtain a copy of your Personal Data in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Cloud Storage

Google Drive

Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

E-mail marketing, Events & Communications


Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.eventbrite.com/support/articleredirect?anum=8478



Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.f6s.com/privacy-policy



Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://mx.godaddy.com/agreements/showdoc.aspx?pageid=PRIVACY


Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://sendgrid.com/policies/privacy/


Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy


Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/


Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://help.instagram.com/196883487377501


Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy


We may use third-party Service Providers to show advertisements to you to help support and maintain our Service.


Google AdSense DoubleClick Cookie

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our Service. Google’s use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to our users based on their visit to our Service or other websites on the Internet.

You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick Cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/

Behavioral Remarketing

INSTITUTO DEL FRACASO AC uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our Service. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.


Google AdWords

Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/


Twitter remarketing service is provided by Twitter Inc.

You can opt-out from Twitter’s interest-based ads by following their instructions: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Twitter by visiting their Privacy Policy page: https://twitter.com/privacy



Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950

To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217

Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation


We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

The payment processors we work with are:




Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.conekta.com/legal/privacy (Spanish only)



Their Privacy Policy can be viewed at https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.

If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

  • By email: hola@fuckupnights.com
  • By mail: Tabasco 242, Roma Norte, Cuahtemoc, 06700, Ciudad de Mexico


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