Privacy Statement for FMPug
To read specific sections, please click the respective link(s) below:
- Your Privacy is Safe at FMPug.com
- Why We Collect the Information We Do
- The FMPug Program
- Limits of Confidentiality
- Security / Financial Information
- Zero tolerance on Spam
- Our Personal Policy to You, our visitors & Members
- Public Forums
- Supplementation Information
Why We Collect the Information We Do
When You Use some of the features of FMPug, We need to know Your name, business details, e-mail address, country, interests etc. Once We collect this information, it is only Used within the FMPug community and no individually identifiable information is distributed to third parties.
We Use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design Our Website and to share it with advertisers. For example, We may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on Our Website, or that Y number of people from country z filled out Our registration form, but We would not disclose anything that could be Used to identify those individuals.
The FMPug Program
When someone joins FMPug.com, the new Member's name and pertinent details are posted in a “Members” database.
FMPug does not provide individually identifiable information to third parties except as noted under “Limits of Confidentiality” (refer below). FMPug Uses proprietary technologies to preserve the anonymity of Members while matching their stated interests with targeted information sent via email. FMPug will under no circumstance reveal any Member’s identity to marketers. It is solely at an FMPug Member’s discretion if he or she chooses to provide personally identifiable information to a marketer by making a purchase, requesting additional information, or communicating directly with the company or organization after visiting its Web site.
Limits of Confidentiality
Due to the existing legal regulatory and security environment, We may be forced to disclose individually identifiable information to third parties. We will Use Our best efforts to limit disclosure only under these circumstances where necessary by contract, legal process, or the technical operation of the service.
The following Privacy statement details the practices and policies of FMPug (DnG Inc), owner and operator of FMPug.com Website:
FMPug.com may collect any or all of the following information:
- IP address / browser type - Used to help diagnose problems, to log User visits, and to administer Our Web site;
- Email Address - Used to provide a least one form of contact. As a Member you have opted-in to receive contacts specifically regarding FMPug Membership. Members may opt-out of receiving any regular mailings by canceling their Membership. Visitors to FMPug.com may opt-out from receiving future communications (refer below).
- Country - Used for targeting purposes
- Platform – Used for targeting purposes
- Demographics/Interest profile - Provided optionally, and Used for targeting advertisements, sponsors and other Member-based benefits
Optional interest profiles may also be included in cookies. FMPug serves as a directory of other Web sites and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
Security / Financial Information
Financial information that is collected is Used solely to bill Our Members for products and/or services. Credit Card and Bank Account information is collected only over secure SSL Encrypted internet connections. No personal financial information is stored on FMPug Web servers.
FMPug Members have opted-in to receiving pertinent information regarding their Membership and/or information pertaining to FMPug itself. Since email is the primary form of communication to and from Our Members, We cannot remove Members from Our database. Members may only opt-out from receiving FMPug related information by canceling their Membership.
Visitors to FMPug who have “subscribed” may opt-out of receiving regular e-mails by one of the following methods:
This site gives Users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided. Members may log-in into the Members area and modify their Personal Info page. If any issues should arise, please contact Us at:
Zero tolerance on Spam
In simple terms Spam (a.k.a. unsolicited commercial e-mail, unsolicited bulk e-mail, mass e-mail, junk e-mail) is a message that advertises goods or services that you send to someone without their prior consent or in the absence of a previous relationship.
Spam is defined as including, but not limited to, the following:
- Email messages that are addressed to a recipient with whom the sender does not have an existing business or personal relationship with or is not sent at the request of, or with the express consent of, the recipient.
- Messages posted on Usenet, message boards or download sections, which are unrelated to the topic of discussion, unrelated newsgroups or sent/posted excessively.
- Solicitations posted on chat rooms, or to groups or individuals by Instant Messaging system, such as ICQ.
At FMPug.com, We are committed to stopping spam.
If You receive any junk e-mail that could purportedly be tied or linked to Your Membership with FMPug, report it to FMPug.com at once. Simply hit the forward button on Your e-mail program, in the Send To box type in and hit "send" button. It is imperative the offending email be included within the body or sent as an attachment. Upon receipt, We'll take it from there. FMPug also reserves the right to take any and all legal and technical remedies to prevent unsolicited bulk e-mail from entering, utilizing or remaining within the FMPug network.
Should it be discovered by FMPug that spam or any type of unsolicited email or advertising activity was originated by an FMPug Member, We reserve the right to terminate any Member who violates Our anti-Spam policy. Your account will be closed, any referrals will be lost, you will forfeit all credits, giveaways related to Your account, and You will not be allowed to rejoin. Please see Our Terms of Service for further details and repercussions.
Our Personal Policy to You, our Visitors & Members
We are committed to protecting Your personal privacy. We understand that for you to take full advantage of the benefits of this interactive medium, We must do everything We can to ensure that Your privacy is secure.
We do not read Your private online communications.
We do not give out Your telephone number, billing information or Usernames, unless you authorize Us to do so. And We give you the opportunity to correct Your personal contact and billing information at any time.
We may Use information about the kinds of products you buy through FMPug and/or places you visit to make other benefits available and extend Member-specific offers. We do not give out this purchase data to others.
We Use secure technology, privacy protection controls and restrictions on access in order to safeguard Your personal information.
We will keep you informed, clearly and prominently, about what We do with Your personal information, and We will advise you if We change Our policy.
FMPug (DnG Inc) cooperates fully with all Federal, State and Local law enforcement authorities possessing valid court orders with regard to investigations involving Members on the FMPug Member network.
FMPug reserves the right and you agree to grant FMPug the right to maintain and store data of Your account with Your personal or business information for the purposes of FMPug’s internal accounting, reference Use, marketing, consumer research, billing and archiving.
FMPug has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate Our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses Our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Website: www.fmpug.com.
We Use Your IP address to help diagnose problems with Our server, and to administer Our Web site.
Our site's registration form requires Users to give Us contact information (like their name and e-mail address), unique identifiers, financial information (like their account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their zip code). This information is Used strictly to process Your order or to contact you with regard to the service. It is in no way disclosed, distributed or sold to third parties. Financial information that is collected is Used to check the Users' qualifications for registration and to bill the User for products and services. Demographic and profile data is also collected at Our site. We Use this data to tailor the visitor's experience at Our site, showing them content that We think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences and secure future benefits. On occasion, FMPug (DnG Inc) will Use Your information and data for other legal purposes not intended to breech the privacy of Our customers.
This site contains links to other sites. FMPug and the site www.fmpug.com are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
In certain circumstances, FMPug and the site www.fmpug.com will Use third-party providers in special relationships where those providers will act as “agents” for or "Powered by" outsource "providers" on FMPug’s behalf. Such agents or providers will not necessarily adhere to FMPug's Privacy Statement and may have Privacy Statements of their own, which FMPug or the agent or provider, at their sole discretion, may or may not adhere to. Express 56 will attempt to provide information regarding these agents and/or providers whenever necessary and/or when in FMPug’s sole opinion, such information needs to be provided for the benefit, safety and Wellbeing of Our Members and visitors.
Our site Uses order and request forms for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect visitor's contact information (like their email address), financial information (like their account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like their zip code). Contact information from the order form is Used to send orders and information about Our company to Our customers. The customer's contact information is also Used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary. Financial information that is collected is Used to check the Members' qualifications and bill the User for products and services – however, no credit information is stored directly on FMPug’s Web servers. Demographic and profile data is also collected at Our site. We Use this data to tailor Our visitor's experience at Our site, showing them content that We think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
Credit card information is only requested when necessary to establish an account for billing purposes. This information is always transmitted under industry accepted encrypted security protocols (secure servers) and is not stored locally on FMPug servers.
Our online surveys may ask visitors/Members for contact information (like their email address) and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). We Use contact data from Our surveys to send the User information about Our company and post information about Our audience or “make-up”. Demographic and profile data is also collected at Our site. We Use this data to tailor Our visitor's experience at Our site, showing them content that We think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
We may run contests/giveaways/seasonal offers on Our site in which We ask visitors for contact information (like their email address) and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). We Use contact data from Our contests to send Users information about Our company. The customer's contact information is also Used to contact the visitor when necessary. Demographic and profile data is also collected at Our site. We Use this data to tailor Our visitor's experience at Our site, showing them content that We think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
This site makes forums, post and/or message boards, and/or news groups available to its Users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your personal information. Please see Our Terms of Service for further details.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Our control.
Some data transmission, such as e-mail and other accounts information, may be transmitted without encrypted security where such transmission is within generally accepted industry methods of data transmission.
This site supplements the information that you provide with information that is received from third parties. This information is used in aggregate only and may be posted publicly for the purpose of sponsorship, contribution and/or advertising.