Privacy Policy

Alumni Connection and AlumniConnectionBlog.com may collect personal information from registered Users of AlumniConnectionBlog.com and Alumni Connection members. Information collected may include; name, addresses, phone numbers, business names, email addresses, and billing information.

Personal information will not be disclosed to third parties unless specifically stated otherwise or under special circumstances described below. Personal may be disclosed to other registered Users of AlumniConnectionBlog.com or other Alumni Connection members. In all cases, personal information will not be disclosed without your permission, unless required by law.

Registration: Members may be asked to provide certain personal information when they sign up for membership in Alumni Connection or register with AlumniConnectionBlog.com

Online Advertisements: AlumniConnectionBlog.com may display third party online advertisements. In some instances, these third parties may collect aggregated and non-identifying information to deliver tailored advertisements. This tailoring may also include the storage of cookies or other information on the Visitor’s computer.

Based upon the aggregated and non-identifying information collected, third party advertiser may then display or send the advertisement to the intended audience. AlumniConnectionBlog.com does not share personal information about its Visitors, Users, or Members with these advertisers.

Responses to Email Inquiries: When Visitors, Users or Members send email inquiries to us, the return email address is used to answer the email inquiry we receive. Alumni Connection does not use the return email address for any other purpose and does not share the return email address with any third party.

Special Cases: It is Alumni Connection’s policy not to use or share the personal information about Visitors, Users or Members in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Special Circumstances: We may disclose personal information about Visitors, Users, or Members, or information regarding your use of AlumniConnectionBlog.com, for any reason if, in our sole discretion, we believe that it is reasonable to do so. Those circumstances include: law enforcement, or to satisfy laws, such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the Child Online Privacy Act, regulations, or governmental or legal requests for such information; to disclose information that is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Acceptable Use Policy or Terms Of Service, or other user policies; or to protect our organization and our Members.

“Cookies” and How Our Site Uses Them: A “cookie” is a small data file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain Web sites. Our Site may use cookies to collect, store, and sometimes track information for statistical purposes to improve the products and services we provide and or for site administrative purposes.

If you are a Visitor, User or Member we may use a cookie to save your settings and to provide customizable and personalized services. These cookies do not enable third parties to access any of your customer information.  Additionally, be aware that if you visit other Web sites where you are prompted to log in or that are customizable, you may be required to accept cookies. Advertisers may also use their own cookies. We do not control use of these cookies and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.

Alumni Connection’s Commitment to Children’s Privacy: It is our policy to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and all other applicable laws. AlmniConnectionBlog.com is a membership site where members may interact and the disclosure of personally identifiable information may take place as part of this interaction or as the result of participation in member forums and groups. We, therefore, restrict AlumniConnectionBlog.com to persons eighteen years or older.

YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER TO ACCESS THIS WEB SITE. IF YOU ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS THIS WEB SITE FOR ANY REASON. DUE TO THE AGE RESTRICTIONS FOR USE OF THIS WEB SITE, NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THIS WEB SITE, FALLS WITHIN THE CHILD ONLINE PRIVACY ACT (COPA) AND IS NOT MONITORED AS DOING SO.

Public Forums: Please remember that any information you may disclose in any Member Directory, or other public areas of our Web sites or the Internet, becomes public information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information in these public areas.

Our Organization’s Commitment to Data Security: Services and Web sites we sponsor have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining this information.

Where to Direct Questions About Our Privacy Policy: If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact us through the contact information provided on this Web site.

Revisions to This Policy: Alumni Connection reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this policy, our Terms Of Service agreement, and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner, by updating this posting.