When you register for any of the FORU INTERNATIONAL Services (as Services are defined
in the Terms of Service) we ask you how you heard about FORU INTERNATIONAL.
The more information you provide (and the more accurate it is), the better we are
able to customize and provide our services to suit your needs and preferences. When
you register for one of the FORU INTERNATIONAL Services, we may ask that you give
us non-personal information such as the purpose for which you will be using a web
site as well as the name of the person who may have referred you. We also ask that
you give us personal information such as your name, email address, zip code, country,
and gender and birth date. When you register for a subscription-based service, we
ask that you provide us with additional information, such as your mailing address,
credit card number and credit card expiration date.
Finally, when you register for a FORU INTERNATIONAL account, in addition to the
above information, we may also ask that you provide us with a variety of information
about your business, which may include (among other things) your company name, billing
address, your role in your company, number of years of company's existence, and
While you are on any of our web sites, we automatically track information related
to your use of the FORU INTERNATIONAL Services. This information may include (among
other things) files viewed by the user, type of site(s) built, domain name and a
user's path through our web sites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically
collected by FORU INTERNATIONAL when you are using FORU INTERNATIONAL 's downloadable
software. This information can include information such as: your browser type, type
of operating system, type of Java virtual machine, Internet connection speed, access
times and identification of any software program which has previously caused technical
problems with the FORU INTERNATIONAL product(s).
FORU INTERNATIONAL does not link the information that it collects in cookies to
any personally identifiable information that you may submit, while on our site.
This information will be matched with your personal information. In addition, when
you connect to any of our web sites, we will detect your IP address and store a
cookie on your computer. An explanation of cookies can be found in #8.
Technical Support/Information. When, as a FORU INTERNATIONAL Member, you request
technical support or information for FORU INTERNATIONAL Services, we ask you for
your personal information and other information necessary to answer your question
or resolve your problem.
Promotions or Contests. When you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by FORU
INTERNATIONAL and/or our partners, we ask for your contact information so that our
partners or we can administer the contest or promotion, and notify winners.
E-Commerce Programs. When you sign up for any of our e-commerce programs that are
available on some FORU INTERNATIONAL Services, we ask for your first/last name,
mailing address, and email address, as well as your phone number. We need this information
in order to administer the program.
Surveys/Questionnaires. We occasionally ask FORU INTERNATIONAL Members or visitors
to fill out optional surveys and/or questionnaires. These surveys/questionnaires
may ask for demographic information and other information about computer use.
Other Information You Give Us.
When you visit the www.FORU INTERNATIONAL .com web site, we may collect any information
that you enter on any of our web sites or give us in any other way in order to contact
you about FORU INTERNATIONAL Services. Additionally, if you want to learn more about
our products or services, we may request that you fill out a form in which we ask
for information such as your first/last name, mailing address, email address, as
well as your phone number. We only use this information to contact you in order
to provide you with information about FORU INTERNATIONAL products and services,
answer any questions that you may have, and/or help you sign up for the FORU INTERNATIONAL
Service of your choice.
How does FORU INTERNATIONAL use my information? FORU INTERNATIONAL uses your information
on an aggregated basis to do such things as operate our web sites and enhance our
We statistically analyze site usage, including the behavior of our Members, to improve
the content, layout, and services of the FORU INTERNATIONAL web sites, as well as
to enhance our marketing and promotional efforts.
We may share aggregate information about our Members with third parties, such as
advertisers or partners, for marketing and promotional purposes. However, except
identifiable information about you to any third party without your permission or
as otherwise required by law.
We use the information we collect to better understand your needs. Additionally
for the FORU INTERNATIONAL subscription Services we use the information we collect
to process payments, confirm renewal charges or payments to your account, administer
your account and the like.
Finally, we may use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about
important functionality changes to the web site, new FORU INTERNATIONAL Services,
and special offers (including promotion of our product or third party products)
we think you'll find valuable. Except for communications sent to you regarding material
company announcements or policy changes, if you would rather not receive this information
you can indicate your preference. You may choose not to receive messages from us
by following the opt-out instructions listed in #6.
The following describes some of the ways your information may be used:
- Your contact information from the sign-up form is used to send you information about
our company and products. We also use this information to contact you when necessary.
messages from us by following the opt-out instructions listed in #6.
- Your unique IP address is used when we need to diagnose technical problems with
out more about cookies, please see #8.
- Any information collected regarding your hardware or software is used for the operation
of the Services, to maintain the quality of the services, to improve our products
or services or to provide general statistics regarding use of the FORU INTERNATIONAL
- Any information you provide to us through a form, email, or telephone requesting
customer support, or information, is used for that specific situation only or to
administer our service to you.
- We will occasionally offer sweepstakes or contests on our web site. To participate,
you will likely be asked to provide some personal information, such as email address.
This information may be shared with sponsors if the sweepstake/contest is co-sponsored
by FORU INTERNATIONAL and a business partner.
- We also partner with other companies that can help us provide enhanced services
to our members. Any information you provide through a registration form for any
Service is used to administer the Service(s).
- Any information you submit in a survey or questionnaire is used to help us better
understand and serve our Members. This research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated
basis; we may share this aggregated data with advertisers or business partners.
- The contents of email correspondence to us may be used for promotional purposes,
such as customer testimonials.
- Any information that you enter on any of our web sites and/or any contact information
that you provide to FORU INTERNATIONAL may be used to send you email messages and
direct mailings which supply detailed information about FORU INTERNATIONAL and/or
the applicable FORU INTERNATIONAL Service. We may also use your telephone number
to call you in order to discuss the FORU INTERNATIONAL Services and assist you in
signing up if you choose to become a Member.
Does FORU INTERNATIONAL share member account information? As a general rule, except
any of your personal information without your permission, except under special circumstances,
such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. Any information
provided by you for the purpose of registering a domain name will become part of
the public WHOIS database and you will not be able to opt-out of this directory.
Business Partners: In addition to disclosing personal information to agents who
provide services to you on FORU INTERNATIONAL 's behalf, FORU INTERNATIONAL may
disclose your personal information to business partners, but this is specifically
described to you prior to data collection or prior to transferring the data. Our
business partners have separate privacy and data collection practices. FORU INTERNATIONAL
has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. For more information
regarding the partner or service and their privacy policies, return to that partner's
Agent: We employ other companies and individuals who are subject to confidentiality
obligations, to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include, but are not limited
to, web site design services, sending postal mail and email, registering a respective
domain name, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data,
providing marketing assistance, providing customer service, and collecting and processing
payments for the FORU INTERNATIONAL subscription service. They have access to personal
information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Promotions, Sweepstakes/Contests: Some FORU INTERNATIONAL promotions, sweepstakes/contests
may require that you provide additional information, such as your mailing address,
social security number or credit card number. Such information may be shared with
a third party if such third party is sponsoring the 'event' or if the information
is necessary in order to administer the service or process your transaction.
Some FORU INTERNATIONAL promotions and sweepstakes/contests may also offer opportunities
to request additional information from sponsors and/or may require that you share
some basic information in order to participate. By requesting more information or
by participating, you give FORU INTERNATIONAL permission to transfer your personal
information to the sponsor or partner so they can fulfill your request.
Legally Compelled Disclosure and Other: FORU INTERNATIONAL may disclose or access
account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or for
the protection of our legal rights. FORU INTERNATIONAL may also disclose information
in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information
is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may
be violating the Terms of Service.
We can disclose any personal information about you to law enforcement or other government
officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection
with a violation of the Terms of Service, an investigation of fraud, intellectual
property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal
How private is my account information? FORU INTERNATIONAL makes every effort to
ensure the confidentiality of all information you provide about yourself. As a general
will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission, except
under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law
requires it. If personally identifiable data about you will be shared, we will tell
you, whenever possible, before we collect or transfer the data.
As a FORU INTERNATIONAL Member, you have exclusive access to your account information
when you log in https://foruoffice.com . Our Member Support staff also has access
to your account information, which is viewed for reasons such as when technical
support is requested or maintenance is required.
In addition, any partner you request to provide services to your account may have
access to your account information. FORU INTERNATIONAL makes chat rooms, guest books,
discussion boards, and other means of online communication and collaboration available
to its members.
Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public
information. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal
information in a public forum such as a chat room, guest book, discussion board,
or when you invite others to join your FORU INTERNATIONAL site or mailing list,
or vice versa.
How secure is my account information? FORU INTERNATIONAL uses industry standard
efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information,
such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers. We make every effort to protect the
loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. In addition,
we always use a secure connection when collecting personal financial information
However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
Your FORU INTERNATIONAL account is password- protected so in addition to those partners
or agents who may provide you services, only you and those you designate can access
it and view the member information relevant to your account.
Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and
any account information. Remember to log out of your FORU INTERNATIONAL account
and close your browser window when you are done. This ensures that others cannot
access your personal information if your computer is accessible to others.
How do I update or deactivate my account? As a paying FORU INTERNATIONAL Member,
you can control and update your contact information for FORU INTERNATIONAL Services
by logging into your account.
If you wish to deactivate your FORU INTERNATIONAL Service, please contact customer
support by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are cookies and how does FORU INTERNATIONAL use them? Cookies are small pieces
an industry standard, generally used by most major Web sites to improve their services.
your having to constantly re-enter it. Cookies can also help us track your behavior
on our site so that we can tailor our marketing message to better match your needs
Finally, by tracking behavior on our site, cookies allow us to better understand
how members use our site, which in turn helps us focus our resources on features
that are most popular with our members. You are always free to decline our cookies
if your browser permits, but some parts of our site may not work properly if you
policy is periodically reviewed by FORU INTERNATIONAL and may be subject to change.
date posted at the top of this page to determine when this policy was last updated.
Use of the FORU INTERNATIONAL websites or Service(s) constitutes consent to any
policies then in effect. If we are going to use your personally identifiable information
collection we will notify you via email. You will have a choice as to whether or
not we use your information in this different manner.
In addition, if we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not
affect Member information already stored in our database, we will post a prominent
notice on our web site(s) notifying Members of the change. In some cases where we
post the notice we will also email Members who have opted to receive communications
from us, notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices.
FORU INTERNATIONAL and Children. FORU INTERNATIONAL is not intended for use by children
under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children.
Please do not use FORU INTERNATIONAL if you are under the age of 13.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact
our privacy team at email@example.com.
INTERNATIONAL abides by all anti spam laws per the Anti Spam Acts of 2003