knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we
appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This notice
practices described in this Privacy Notice.
conxtions.com is an
online service that allows our members to set up unique personal profiles
that can be linked together through networks of friends. conxtions.com members
can view each others' profiles, communicate with old friends and meet new
friends on the service, share photos, post journals and comments, and
describe their interests. To enrich our members' experience, we request and
display some personal information to other members and visitors, which
allows our users to identify each other and expand their network of friends.
conxtions.com members can change their profile information at any time and can
control how other members and the service communicates with them.
Information Collection and Use by conxtions.com
conxtions.com collects user submitted information such as name, email address,
and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users
relating to the conxtions.com service. conxtions.com also collects other profile
data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age,
education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and
communicating with each other.
conxtions.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP
address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from
users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website,
track usage and improve the website services. This
non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to
provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP
addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes
information including members' pictures and first names are displayed to
people in order to facilitate user interaction in the conxtions.com social
networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting
new friends to join conxtions.com, to add users to members' friends' networks,
and to send notifications related to the service. With the exception of
inviting friends, adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address
is not shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network Users
within a personal network communicate on conxtions.com with each other through
the conxtions.com service, without disclosing their email addresses. Users'
full names are never directly revealed to other members. To facilitate
searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, conxtions.com
allows users to search for other members using first and last name, email
address, and schools and/or companies where users may have attended or
We may also use a
user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the
service. Users may choose not to receive email of this type by changing
their "notification" setting to "Do not send me notification emails" in the
user "Account Settings"
time to time, conxtions.com or a partner, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake
or contest on conxtions.com. Users may be asked to provide personal
information including name, email address or home address or to answer
questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to
certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive
information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is
collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Invitations and Other Communications to Non-members
conxtions.com members can invite friends to join the service by sending
invitation emails via our automated invitation system. conxtions.com stores
the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be
added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also
to send reminders of the invitations conxtions.com does not sell these email
addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations,
invitation reminders (up to three (3) per email address). Recipients of
invitations from conxtions.com may contact conxtions.com to request the removal
of their information from our database.
may also store email addresses of people they know in their internal
conxtions.com address book and may also choose to send invitations and other
communications to those addresses.
session information, for purposes including ensuring that visitors are not
repeatedly offered the same advertisements and to customize newsletter,
advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile
information. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any
personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. You may be
able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or
notify you when a cookie is set -- each browser is different, so check the
"Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences
-- however, you must enable cookies from conxtions.com in order to use most
functions on the site Please note that conxtions.com allows 3rd party
advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set
conxtions.com contains links to sites. conxtions.com is not responsible for the
privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another
policy only governs information collected on conxtions.com.
Rooms, Journals and WebLogs, Message Boards, Classifieds and Public Forums
Please be aware
that whenever you voluntarily post public information to Journals, WebLogs,
Message Boards, Classifieds or any other Public Forums that that information
can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to
send you unsolicited communications.
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
conxtions.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at
any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit
Profile and Account Info.
Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose
not to by selecting 'Do not send me notification emails' in the user profile
'Account Settings'. Users who do not wish to receive conxtions.com newsletters
may choose not to by selecting 'Do not send me conxtions.com newsletters' in
the user profile 'Account Settings'. All notification emails and conxtions.com
newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those
communications in the future.
Ads appearing on
this Web site may be delivered to users by conxtions.com or one of our Web
advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. These
cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send
you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information
about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their
advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information
allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe
will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers the use of
conxtions.com member accounts are secured by member-created passwords
conxtions.com takes precautions to insure that member account information is
kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that
is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information
to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as
our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we
cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized
entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise
the security of member information at any time.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information conxtions.com Collects
Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, conxtions.com will
not disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that
disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond
to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by conxtions.com,
whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the
protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service.
conxtions.com reserves the right to transfer personal information to a
successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result
of the sale of conxtions.com or substantially all of its assets to that
successor in interest For more information see the "Changes in Our Privacy
Policy" section below.
changes, we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the
changes are so users will always be aware of what information we collect,
how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any minor
changes to the policy when she or he uses the site after those changes have