privacy statement was last updated on 11/8/01.
PREAMBLE TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Forums for Justice has created this privacy statement in order
to disclose our information gathering and dissemination practices
for this Web site, www.forumsforjustice.org.
for Justice abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth
by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection,
use, and retention of data from the European Union.
reading this privacy statement, you will know:
What personally identifiable information of yours or third
party personally identifiable information is collected
from you through the Web site.
What protections you and your privacy are afforded at
3. How the information is used.
4. With whom the information may be shared.
5. What choices are available to you regarding collection,
use and distribution of the information.
6. The kind of security procedures that are in place to
protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information
under Forums for Justice’s control.
7. How you can access and correct any inaccuracies in
the information collected about you.
regarding this statement should be directed to the Forums
for Justice webmaster by sending e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or writing to us at the following address:
Attn: Privacy Issues
PO Box 147
San Francisco, CA 94109
you feel that Forums for Justice has not complied with the
policies outlined in this privacy statement please submit
a Watchdog report at http://www.truste.org/users/user_watchdog.html
for Justice's policies and procedures for handling member
information have been created with the understanding that
Internet technologies are still evolving and that Internet
business methods are continuing to evolve to meet the needs
and opportunities of the changing technologies. As a result,
for Justice's policies and procedures are subject to change.
the course of serving its members, Forums for Justice acquires,
stores and transmits member communications and information
that members may regard as private or sensitive. Some of this
information - such as the member's account status and member
logs - is created and maintained by Forums for Justice in
the normal course of providing service.
Cookies are small pieces of information that a web site can
store in a designated file on a user's computer for various
members do not have to log in with their username and password
everytime they access the forum.
addition, Forums for Justice may store members' electronic
mail and other communications as a necessary incident to the
transmission and delivery of those communications.
for Justice will protect the confidentiality of its members'
information, account information and personal communications
to the fullest extent possible and consistent with the law
and the legitimate interests of Forums for Justice, its site
officers, administrators, moderators and all other members
of Forums for Justice.
protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of information that
is collected from members, Forums for Justice has put appropriate
physical, electronic, policy, and managerial procedures in
Out & Modifications
may opt out of receiving notices of private messages, intra-member
e-mails, and non-critical mailings lists, provided by the
Forums for Justice forum software, by making the appropriate
changes to their individual account control panel.
members may not opt out of receiving information from Forums
for Justice which is essential for maintaining or updating
members' accounts or system information.
members may access and modify their personal information via
their online personal control panel/account information page.
other members may access and modify their personal information
by contacting Forums for Justice administration at email@example.com.
of member information and communications
for Justice will not otherwise disclose its members' personal
and account information unless Forums for Justice has reason
to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to
identify, make contact with, or bring legal action against
someone who may be causing harm or interfering with the rights
or property of Forums for Justice, Forums for Justice's members,
or others, or where Forums for Justice has a good faith belief
that the law requires such disclosure.
for Justice also will not, except for reasons stated below,
disclose to third parties the contents of any electronic mail
or other electronic communications that Forums for Justice
stores or transmits for its members.
circumstances under which Forums for Justice will disclose
such electronic member communications are when:
it is necessary in order to provide service to the member;
2. it is required to cooperate with interception orders, warrants,
or other legal process that Forums for Justice determines
in its sole discretion to be valid and enforceable; and
3. it is necessary to provide to a law enforcement agency
when the contents are inadvertently obtained by Forums for
Justice and appear to pertain to the commission of a crime.
for Justice disclaims any intention to censor, edit or engage
in ongoing review or surveillance of communications stored
on or transmitted through its facilities by members or others.
Forums for Justice will, however, review, delete or block
access to communications that may harm Forums for Justice,
its members or third parties.
grounds on which Forums for Justice may take such action include,
but are not limited to, actual or potential violations of
for Justice's Acceptable Use Policy.
this day, June 9, 2002