Privacy Policy

CONSCIOUS NETWORKS, INC. PRIVACY POLICY

Purpose

Conscious Networks has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to online privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for Conscious Networks websites, including conscious.net, ECFBN.com, CIOOAL.com, LAWW.net, and all sub-domains under these domains.

Scope

This privacy statement only covers the information collected on Conscious Networks’ web sites. The Conscious Networks’ web sites contain links to other sites. Conscious Networks is not responsible for the privacy practices, actions, or the content of such web sites.

Children’s Guidelines

Conscious Networks requires that all account holders be 18 years of age or older. Children are not provided access to any Conscious Networks’ services in which any personal data is collected beyond the collection of a visitor’s IP address and session status.

If Conscious Networks becomes aware that any child has accessed Conscious Networks’ non-publicly available web sites, the account through which the child has gained access will be terminated.

No information should be submitted to or posted at Conscious Networks’ web sites by persons under 13 years of age. Conscious Networks does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. All Conscious Networks’ services are open only to persons over the age of 18.

If you believe Conscious Networks has collected any information from or about anyone under 13, please contact us immediately at privacy@conscious.net.

Information Collection

Our web sites may use on-line order forms for customers to request services. Through these order forms we collect your contact information and financial information. Your contact information from the order forms is used to contact you regarding the status of your account and to send you information about Conscious Networks’ services available. Financial information that we collect from you is used to bill you for your Conscious Networks’ account services.

Conscious Networks’ web sites also log IP addresses and other user session information to help diagnose problems with our servers, to administer and improve our web sites, to facilitate marketing of Conscious Networks’ products, and to gather broad demographic and statistical information status.

Public Forums

Conscious Networks’ sites make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Information Dissemination

Conscious Networks will release personally identifiable information about you as is reasonably necessary for the provision of Conscious Networks’ services for which you have subscribed.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • provision of financial information to organizations such as VeriSign, PaymenTech, Signio and CyberCash for Conscious Networks’ billing purposes
  • provision of contact and software usage information to our software license providers for the purpose of software
    licensing compliance, licensing usage calculation, and billing purposes
  • provision of your account information to independent contractors providing services in support of Conscious Networks’ delivery of services to you. (Note: all independent contractors to whom Conscious Networks provides account information are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement)
  • transfer information that you provide to apply for separate software licenses through Conscious Networks such as Miva Merchant
  • The information you provide to Conscious Networks to apply for separate software licenses or directly to the software licensor will be subject to the privacy policy of the licensor and not this Privacy Policy

In addition, Conscious Networks may release personally identifiable information necessary for the prosecution or defense of any legal claim or right to which Conscious Networks is a party. Conscious Networks will also release personally identifiable information as required by law.

Security

Conscious Networks’ web sites have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under our control. Your contact and financial information is submitted via a secure (HTTPS) connection and stored in the Conscious Networks’ database protected by a firewall. Access to your information is restricted to authorized Conscious Networks’ personnel and contracting partners only.

Contacting the Web Sites, Opting-out, Deactivating your Account

If you wish to terminate your account or opt-out of receiving communications from Conscious Networks which are not reasonably necessary for the provision of services to you, please contact Conscious Networks at the address below.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the privacy practices of our web sites, or your dealings with Conscious Networks’ web sites, you may contact:

Conscious Networks Legal

1934 Old Gallows Rd.
Suite 350
Vienna, VA 22182

privacy@conscious.net

Updates to Privacy Policy

Conscious Networks reserves the right to change these policies at any time. Any changes to the privacy policy will be posted at the web sites.

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