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FJMC Privacy Policy

[Updated November 2008 - Reviewed October 2013]

FJMC respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its web site. FJMC strongly believes that for electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, FJMC has implemented the following policy.

What Information Does FJMC Collect?

The data FJMC collects are used only to help FJMC better serve its members. It is our general policy to collect and store only information that our members and visitors knowingly provide.

From General Visitors

FJMC does not collect any information from visitors browsing its web site. Visitors to the public areas of FJMC's web site browse anonymously. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.

From FJMC Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Visitors

To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on the FJMC web site, members and other visitors are asked to register and provide some limited information. These data are submitted voluntarily. FJMC asks visitors to provide their name, organization name, telephone numbers, addresses, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to FJMC through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders, and subscriptions. FJMC only uses this information to enhance its products and distribution of those products to its members and others.

How Does FJMC Use Data Collected?

Generally, FJMC uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to members' interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

Rental of Postal and E-Mail Addresses

FJMC does not share any personal information from members or others in any way, neither for rental or exchange of lists or in any other manner. Such information is used solely to respond to members interests, needs and preferences; to develop new products and services; and to fulfill purchases of FJMC products and conference or seminar registrations.

Credit Card Account Information

When members or visitors provide credit card account information to FJMC, FJMC submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate financial institution. FJMC does not further disclose credit card account information obtained from members or visitors.

How Does FJMC Use Cookies?

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a visitor's hard disk for use either during a particular session ("per-session" cookie) or for future use ("persistent" cookie). FJMC uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, and to store and track passwords. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about visitors over the Internet or to analyze any information that visitors have knowingly or unknowingly provided. Visitors may instruct their Internet browsers to opt out of accepting a "persistent" cookie and rather accept only a "per-session" cookie, but will need to login each time they visit the site to enjoy the full benefits. If the visitor declines the attachment of any cookie, the visitor may not have access to the full benefits of the web site. Registration enables the site to better determine members' interest areas and provide the most relevant information.

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?

This web site contains links to other web sites. FJMC has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.