CCC Fusion Forum is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the CCC Fusion Forum Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the CCC Fusion Forum website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
CCC Fusion Forum collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. You can review and update your personally identifiable information at any time by clicking on “Account” in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. CCC Fusion Forum also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by CCC Fusion Forum. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by CCC Fusion Forum for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the CCC Fusion Forum Web site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through CCC Fusion Forum public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: CCC Fusion Forum does not read any of your private online communications.
CCC Fusion Forum encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from CCC Fusion Forum so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. CCC Fusion Forum is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the CCC Fusion Forum and CCC Fusion Forum family of Web sites.
To ensure compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 6501-6506 ("COPPA"), students under thirteen cannot create accounts on CCC Fusion Forum. Therefore, CCC Fusion Forum does not collect personal information online from children under the age of 13.
Use of Your Personal Information
CCC Fusion Forum collects and uses your personal information to operate the CCC Fusion Forum Web site and deliver the services you have requested. CCC Fusion Forum also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from CCC Fusion Forum and its affiliates. CCC Fusion Forum may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
CCC Fusion Forum does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. CCC Fusion Forum may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, CCC Fusion Forum may share data with trusted partners and administrative service providers (i.e. program managers or other direct service staff), to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to CCC Fusion Forum, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
CCC Fusion Forum does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such
as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
CCC Fusion Forum keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within [Program/Website Name], in order to determine what CCC Fusion Forum services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within CCC Fusion Forum to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Some browsers have a “do not track” feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. At this time, we do not respond to browser “do not track signals.
CCC Fusion Forum Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CCC Fusion Forum or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CCC Fusion Forum; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CCC Fusion Forum, or the public.
The CCC Fusion Forum Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize CCC Fusion Forum pages or register with CCC Fusion Forum site or services, a cookie helps CCC Fusion Forum to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same CCC Fusion Forum Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the CCC Fusion Forum features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the CCC Fusion Forum services or Web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
CCC Fusion Forum secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. CCC Fusion Forum secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
CCC Fusion Forum will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. CCC Fusion Forum encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how CCC Fusion Forum is protecting your information. CCC Fusion Forum will notify users of any updates to this Statement of Privacy by providing a notification on the CCC Fusion Forum home webpage.
CCC Fusion Forum welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that CCC Fusion Forum has not adhered to this Statement, please contact CCC Fusion Forum at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.