We will not share your personal information with anybody without your consent, unless required by law.
You can always opt-out from our mailing lists, etc., and have your personal information deleted. Just sign out or drop us an email.
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1. INFORMATION FCON21 GATHERS AND TRACKS
FCON21 gathers two types of information about users:
1.1. Any Information that users provide knowingly through Web forms or similar technics in order to use services such as newsletters, Web logs (blogs), forums, wiki, polls, surveys, online shops, etc. This kind of information contains such as name, full name, email address, user name, password, telefone number, address, ICQ number, interests, selected products, search terms, ..., etc.
1.2. Information FCON21 gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information contains meta data from your client program (browser, email program, etc.) and Internet Service Provider (ISP) network such as IP address, connection speed, browser version, operating system, screen resolution, etc.
2. HOW FCON21 GATHERS USER INFORMATION
2.1. Voluntary Information:
Voluntary information is collected via form submission or similar methods. The user is aware that he is submitting this information. Depending on the application the data is sent in clear text or encrypted over the network.
Consistent with the Federal (USA) Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
2.2. Usage tracking
2.2.1. User traffic patterns
FCON21 tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. FCON21 does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's IP network, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string.
2.2.2. Search terms
FCON21 sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
2.2.4. Links to other Web sites
Our Web site(s) may contain links to enable you to visit other Web sites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other Web site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the Web site in question.
3. USE OF INFORMATION
3.1. Email addresses and user accounts (confirmed opt-in registration)
A user account and its associated email address must be activated by following the instructions in the verification email (confirmed opt-in). We are only sending out administrative messages from time to time or newsletters that you have subscribed to. Users may remove themselves from any of our mailing lists by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page.
FCON21 uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
3.2. When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. In general we do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. For our email campaigns we track how individual users respond in order to refine our marketing messages to the individuals.
FCON21 creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for advertisers, sponsors and partners. This allows our advertisers to advertise more effectively, and allows our users to receive advertisements that are pertinent to their needs. Because we don't track the usage patterns of individual users, an advertiser or sponsor will never know that a specific user clicked their ad.
3.3. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
4. SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
4.1. We will not share information about individual users without their explicit consent with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
4.2. Payment information will be shared with financial institutions as necessary in order to process users' orders for paid services.
5.1. FCON21 operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
5.2. Any sensitive personal or financial information about the user as well as login information (username, password) to access or modify this information will be transmitted over the network only via the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol (https://).
5.3. Links to other Web sites
FCON21 is not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide, after having left our Web site. Even, if you follow links from our Web site. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the Web site in question.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
- Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters. You can register/unregister at any time.
- Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users.
- Options to correct or delete your personal information by yourself.
- You may request details of personal information which we hold about you to be sent to you as hardcopy by postal service. You also have the right that this information is being corrected or deleted. We will charge our costs plaus a small fee, if your request involves excessive offline handling (EUR 30.00 per quarter of an hour, plus shipping costs, plus VAT, if applicable).
7. YOUR OBLIGATION
You will protect your login information and you will not share it with others. Please, change your password from time to time and DO NOT USE THE SAME USERNAME / PASSWORD ON DIFFERENT WEB SITES. You will notify FCON21, if you believe that any user account you might have with us has been compromised.
8. YOUR CONSENT
9. PRIVACY PREFERENCES (P3P) PROJECT
www.fcon21.biz has implemented “Privacy Preferences (P3P) Project (↑)” Standard 1.0 and expresses its privacy practices in a standard format that can be retrieved automatically and interpreted easily by modern user agents, such as Netscape 7.0 and Internet Explorer 6.
Useful Link: W3-P3P-Validator
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Los Realejos, 2013-02-13