Your privacy and the privacy of others on our web sites is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. This polcy covers both our main website, www.f4phantom.com and our store's website, www.f-4store.com, as applicable.
Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected
During your visit to this site, we do not collect any personally-identifiable information about you that you do not specifically volunteer. This information may be volunteered when you register to be allowed to offer commentary and post in forums or Blogs or provide reviews. You can expect to be asked to provide your proper name, a valid email address, phone number and your birthday. The F-4 Society does not use that stored information on the website for any purpose other than to allow you to log in and post content, and to contact you should there an issue or to provide updates about the website and the F-4 Society. That email address is never publically exposed, but you do have the option to allow other individuals to privately contact you without them seeing your email address via this site. Should you decide to join the F-4 Phantom II Society the information provided may be presented in your application to insure you retain access to this website. The information provided by members may be shared internally with other members.
Because the F-4 Society does gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
This site is owned and operated by the F-4 Phantom II Society ("F-4 Society"). Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. We want to make your online experience satisfying and safe. Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
Additional Information: Terms of Service
INFORMATION THIS SITE GATHERS AND TRACKS
The F-4 Society gathers two types of information about users:
Information that is submitted voluntarily
We may offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
Information that is automatically collected
The F-4 Society currently uses Google Analytics to track user traffic patterns throughout our site. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users nor is personal information passed to these services. Our website respects the opt out settings of newer browsers. You may also via your account settings opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics. To opt out across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
USE OF INFORMATION
The F-4 Society uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience on our website, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the site or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users. As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, forums adn Blogs. We send out service update messages when necessary. The F-4 Society never shares mailing lists with any third parties. When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas we do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
The F-4 Society may disclose individual account or user information in 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 F-4 Society TOS or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the F-4 Society rights or property, other F-4 Society users, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. The F-4 Society may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services. You should be aware that when you disclose personal information such as your name or e-mail address in a forum, blog comment, or other area that is publicly accessible by others, that information can be collected and used by others.
The F-4 Society is not responsible for any information that you provide in the above areas.