Collection and use of your Personal Information:
NetworkingForProfessionals.com is an online networking service for professionals designed to provide an easy way for our members to network with each other to establish mutally beneficial business relationships. To accomplish this, our members create their own unique profiles, which do not reveal their full real names or their contact information. NetworkingForProfessionals.com is owned and operated by Networking For Professionals, Inc.
We are a membership-based service. We collect credit card or bank information only from those who choose to join. All visitors to our site may browse the site, search the member profiles and view any articles or features our site has to offer without entering any personal information.
There are two types of user-submitted information we collect: Public and Private.
We define Public information as personal information that may be displayed on the site, included but not limited to the information users post in their profiles. Public information is meant to be seen by members and visitors to the site but cannot be used to identify a specific member by name, address, etc.
Aggregate information is not directly submitted by users to NetworkingForProfessionals.com. This is information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all users to the site. We use your server, IP address, and browser-type related information in the general administration of our website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data by posting this information in your profile on the NetworkingForProfessionals.com web site or by emailing it to other NetworkingForProfessionals.com members, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Networking For Professionals, Inc. does not read any of your private online communications. Your e-mails to other members are completely confidential.
Networking For Professionals, Inc. may send you a welcome letter or email explaining the features provided by the service. Networking For Professionals, Inc. may also send periodic member letters to announce important service changes, new features, technical issue updates and news about other Networking For Professionals, Inc. products and services. Networking For Professionals, Inc. may also contact you via surveys or contests to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Survey information collected will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Networking For Professionals, Inc. may, from time to time, also contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Networking For Professionals, Inc. may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Networking For Professionals, Inc. and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Networking For Professionals, Inc. will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Networking For Professionals, Inc. or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Networking For Professionals, Inc.; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Networking For Professionals, Inc. its web sites, or the public, (d) or as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Statement.
The NetworkingForProfessionals.com web site out sources its billing to a third party billing service. This billing service uses SSL encryption technology (the Internet standard for secure transactions) to protect your credit card and account information. This billing service is prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Networking For Professionals, Inc. or as otherwise set forth in its Privacy Statement and is required to maintain the confidentiality of your information in accordance with its Privacy Statement. Networking For Professionals, Inc. and all its personnel including but not limited to it's shareholders, officers, directors, employees, agents, consultants and third parties is not responsible for the actions of this billing service, including any violation of its Privacy Agreement with Networking For Professionals, Inc. or members of the NetworkingForProfessionals.com web site.
This site contains links to other websites. Please be aware that Networking For Professionals, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices of other Web sites, including the web sites connected to the resources page on the NetworkingForProfessionals.com web site and the billing service outsourced by Networking For Professionals, Inc. and the NetworkingForProfessionals.com web site. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.
Changes to this Statement:
Networking For Professionals, Inc. will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how Networking For Professionals, Inc. will use your personally identifiable information, Networking For Professionals, Inc. will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. Networking For Professionals, Inc. encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Networking For Professionals, Inc. is protecting your information.