What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name or e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To improve our website — (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To send periodic emails — The email address you provide for order processing, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Form Submission Protection (Mollom)
Mollom's web service
Mollom operates a web service that tries to determine the quality of messages posted to a website, and particularly tries to determine whether these messages are to be considered as unsolicited messages (also called "spam"). Nowadays, websites that allow visitors to contribute or post comments (such as blogs, discussion forums, wikis, etc.) are flooded with inappropriate commercial messages that are distracting for all visitors, and are sometimes even highly illegal. These commercial messages are often uploaded in an automatic way. Mollom's service screens messages before they are posted to the website.
How it works
When you post a message on a website that uses Mollom's service (called "the website" in the remainder of this text), the website's server will first send your message – as well as some information about your identity (such as your IP address, name or nickname, e-mail address and OpenID) – to Mollom's server. Mollom's server will then compare your message and your identity details with all elements in their database, and perform several complex statistical computations in order to assess the quality of your message (e.g., spam, abuse, etc.).
If Mollom's server then determines that the content of your message is of insufficient quality or constitutes spam or abuse, it will inform the website thereof. The website server may then decide to reject your message, or to provide you with an additional question to find out whether you are in fact a human being, and not a machine trying to send out as much commercial communications as possible. Please note that it is sometimes possible that Mollom's server wrongfully determines the actual quality of the content of your message, or wrongfully considers your message as spam or abuse.
What Mollom stores about you
Mollom stores all information provided to them by the website. This will include, in particular, the following personal data about you (to the extent effectively provided to them by the website): the content of your message, your name or nickname, IP address, user ID, OpenID, e-mail address, URL of your website, and the date and time you post a message.
How long Mollom stores this data
Your data is stored in Mollom's databases for, at most, two months. After this period of two months, Mollom can continue to store your data in anonymized way for a period of two years.
How Mollom uses your personal data
Mollom uses your personal data to assess the quality of your message, and to find out whether your message constitutes spam, by comparing your data with all other data of all other users in their databases. Afterwards, Mollom also uses your personal data to make similar assessments for all other websites that use their service, as the more information we store in our database, the better they can assess whether a message is genuine.
While Mollom sometimes provides statistical information (trends, numbers, etc.) generated from their databases to third parties, please rest assured that you cannot be identified on the basis of this statistical information.
Note that Mollom hates spam as much as you do – in fact, their service is specifically targeted at removing spam. So, Mollom will never provide your email address to third parties, and they will never send any spam ourselves to you. In most cases, they will not even be aware of your e-mail address.
Also note that Mollom can provide access to your personal data in case of illegal or abusive use, or in case they receive orders from a competent legal authority.
How Mollom protects you
Mollom is bound by the strict rules of Belgian and European data protection legislation, which prevents them from making unlawful use of your personal data. Please note that the website's operator may be bound by other rules, depending on his jurisdiction.
Your rights with Mollom
You have the right to gain access to, correct and/or remove all personal data Mollom stores about you on their servers. All this is provided to you free of charge. In order to exercise your rights, please contact Mollom.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://reznetnews.org/terms.
This policy was last modified on: 01/21/2011