Privacy Statement

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni site and governs data collection and usage. By using the FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni does not read any of your private online communications.

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni and FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni collects and uses your personal information to operate the FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni Web site and deliver the services you have requested. FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni and its affiliates. FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni may, from time to time, 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, FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni, in order to determine what FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni Web sites 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 FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni pages, or register with FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni site or services, a cookie helps FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni is protecting your information.

Contact Information

FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni has not adhered to this Statement, please contact FAMU Metro Atlanta Alumni at webadmin@famuatlantaalumni.net. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.