Last Updated: January 25, 2005
Bonaire Talk Community, Inc., a non-profit public charity which operates the BonaireTalk
Web site, is sensitive to protecting the private information
that our users and visitors provide to us. We also want you
to have the opportunity to obtain interesting and useful information through BonaireTalk. The loyalty of our visitors
and users is very important to us and we hope this policy
will underscore our commitment to making sure your experience
on Bonaire Talk is a good one.
about you when you use the BonaireTalk Web site.
policy is organized into the following sections:
system should be considered safe from intrusion. E-mail may pass through
many computer systems, and should not be considered a secure means of
communication unless encrypted. Even then, information is only as secure
as the encryption method. Therefore, although we take many precautions
to protect our system and our servers, we cannot guarantee the security
of any data on any server, including "secure servers."
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information is information such as name, address, telephone
number, and credit card information -- information that identifies
a particular individual or business. BonaireTalk may collect
and store customer information in the following ways:
part of a customer's registration for the BonaireTalk Web site,
customers must provide their user name, address, telephone
number(s), company name (if applicable), and credit card or
other billing information.
you purchase other goods or services from BonaireTalk, whether
online or not, we will also collect your billing information.
User Customer Information
The customer (same as "participant") information
that we collect during the normal registration process is or
may be used:
part of your on-line profile for anyone to see. You have
control over how much of the information you provide will
be visible to others, with your e-mail address being the
bare minimum accessible should you chose to not participate
billing purposes where such apply and you have agreed to
a purchase; and
contact by Bonaire Talk Community, Inc.
you provided as part of the normal registration process and
have opted to make available to anyone will be available to
anyone who uses your on-line user name to look at your profile.
All other information you provide as part of the normal registraton
process or any subsequent information submittal is kept on
limited access computers and is only available to those employees
who have a need to know.
provide some information to companies that we use to perform
certain functions for us. These companies are authorized
to use this information only for the expressed purpose of
completing our business and are not authorized to release
this information to other third parties.
we may use our customer database to distribute our newsletters
or important notices to our customers
will share customer information with the authorities when
legally required to do so, and may cooperate with these authorities
investigating claims of illegal activity such as (but not
limited to) illegal transfer or use of copyrighted material,
or postings or e-mail containing threats of violence.
rare occasions, we may need to disclose some customer information
to other service providers or in public fora, when a given
customer is making him or herself a serious nuisance, or
posting libelous statements, or otherwise causing harm.
under the limited circumstances described above, we do not
disclose customer information to third parties.
note that customers posting messages in publicly viewable areas
of BonaireTalk grant Bonaire Talk Community, Inc. a perpetual license to use these messages in any way Bonaire Talk Community, Inc. sees fit, providing the meaning of the
message is not significantly altered in meaning. Bonaire Talk Community, Inc. and its designated moderators reserve the right
to edit any posted message for content, remove messages, and
move message threads, among other things, as deemed necessary
per newsgroup and company policy. No other entity is granted
any rights to these messages, and these messages may not be
republished anywhere without either the written permission
of each individual message originator and/or Bonaire Talk Community, Inc..
to Your Customer Information
should notify us of any change in your account information,
by updating your user profile on the BonaireTalk Web site. We reserve the right to delete any registrations and user profiles for which an e-mail address has become invalid and/or permanently non-functional.
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time a user visits our Web Site, certain use and navigation information
is collected by our servers. This information is stored in log files for
a period of time. It tell us how our web sites are being used and navigated,
including the number, frequency and duration of visits to each Web page.
site use and navigation information that we collect may include
the domain names of visitors who are not BonaireTalk customers,
and the IP address from which the visit took place. We may
also track other activity information on our customer's activities.
We Use Web Site Use and Navigation Information
use the aggregated information to improve the content and navigation
features of our Web site. We also may use the anonymous, aggregated
information to enable our partners or advertisers to evaluate
whether to post advertising banners or other material on site.
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BonaireTalk web pages make use of browser "cookies". Cookies are files
written to a user's hard disk and read by server programs to inform a
only where it adds convenience to the user, such as remembering usernames
and passwords for certain parts of such web sites.
who advertise on our web site may also use cookie technology. We do not
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may make changes to this policy from time to time. We will
back periodically. We may also decide to notify our customers
by e-mail of significant changes and/or post such notices in
our discussion group.
Comments, or Concerns
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you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy
Policy you may contact us at privacy@BonaireTalk.com.
© 2005 by Bonaire Talk Community, Inc.