Privacy Policy

Thanks for visiting Flat Connections .org (collectively the “Web Site,” “us” or “we”). We appreciate your interest and want you to know that we are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy interests of our users. We have developed this Privacy Policy to explain the types of information we collect from our users, the reasons we collect this information, how we utilize this information once we have collected it, and to disclose any third parties this information is shared with. By accessing the Web Site, you are agreeing to the information collection and use practices described herein. If you disagree with any of our privacy practices or policies, you should discontinue use of the Web Site immediately.

1. Types of Information Collected:
(a) IP Addresses: This series of numbers assigned to your computer is automatically collected each time you visit our site. This information is not collected in connection with any personally identifiable data about you, such as your email address or name. We use IP addresses only to investigate misuses of the Web Site, and to comply with the requests of law enforcement or court orders.
(b) Personal Information: We do not share or sell personal information with third parties without your consent except as provided in this Privacy Policy.
When you register to use the Web Site you may be asked to provide some personal information required for use by Flat Connections including your name, gender, year of birth, email address, and mailing address, along with a self-created username and password.  
(c) Cookies: We use cookies to monitor the features on the Web Site that users use, the content and web sites that our users link to and the time spent at a particular web site. Likewise, any links or third party content including advertisements displayed and/or served on the Web Site may incorporate the use of web beacons and/or cookies, in order to collect data and other user information. Users can elect to turn off or otherwise manage cookies in their web browser preferences to avoid the use and placement of cookies.

2. Disclosure of Information Collected:
We will disclose personal information and/or an IP address:
(a) To contact you regarding our services that may be of interest to you. However, you may opt out of these announcements at any time.
(b) When required by law or by court order, or in the good-faith belief that such contact is necessary in order to:
i. Cooperate with the investigation of alleged unlawful conduct and/or comply with legal process served on Flat Connections.
ii. Protect and defend the intellectual property and rights associated therein.
(c) With your consent to share such information.
(d) As otherwise provided herein.

3. By using the Web Site you consent to the collection and use of information by us as specified above. We make comments and discussion forums available to our users.  Any information submitted through the Web Site may be made publicly available. Remember that you are ultimately responsible for any personal information you post online.

4. Please contact Flat Connections at admin at flatconnections dot com with any questions about this Privacy Policy or this Web Site.

5. We retain the right to alter this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. The current Privacy Policy at any given time supersedes any and all previous Privacy Policies. We reserve the right to modify this Policy. If we decide to change our Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Any modification is effective as of the posting of the change. Your continued use of the Web Site more than thirty (30) days following notice of any modification to this Privacy Policy shall be conclusively deemed an acceptance of such modification(s). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, no modification to these Policies affecting the Website shall apply to any dispute of which we had actual notice on the date of the modification.

Please note that use of the Web Site is governed by our Terms and Conditions of use.

Privacy Policy updated: November, 2013

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