MexConnect

Privacy Policy for Mexico's Mexconnect

 

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This Policy is for the web site of Mexconnect http://www.mexconnect.com, a monthly electronic magazine (ISSN #1028-9089) and web site devoted to Mexico. This Policy was last updated on June 1, 2009

Your privacy is extremely important to us.

To that end, here is our Policy and Practice regarding your personal information.

Our postal address in Mexico is:

Abetos 422
Col. Los Pinos
45120 Zapopan, Jalisco
Mexico

Telephone: (Mexico) +52 (333) 813-2245 (weekdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time)

 

Our postal address in Canada is:

Mexconnect
Box 20008
RPO Sooke Center 
Sooke, B.C.
V9Z 1L6 Canada

 

We can be reached via e-mail at mexico@mexconnect.com for general communications, or at help@mexconnect.com to resolve a particular problem or information request

Uses of Information Collected

What information do we collect?

For each visitor to our URL, where possible, our Web server automatically recognizes only your ISP's domain name, but not your e-mail address.

We collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Magazine and Web site.

    We do collect the e-mail addresses of those who:
  • * post messages or comments on the site;
  • * communicate with us via e-mail;
  • * subscribe to the Newsletter;
  • * post to our Classifieds Ad section or other commercial sections.
  • We do aggregate information on what pages consumers in general access or visit, and information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.
  • We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

What we do with the email addresses we do collect:

  • The information we collect is used by us, and only us, to contact consumers for communication purposes and is not shared with or sold to other organizations.
  • If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.
  • Mexconnect does not use agents or service providers on the site.
  • Mexconnect does not share, sell, rent or trade Personal Information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies in a limited way to help deliver advertisements, to identify unique browsers that visit us and to track usage throughout our site. We also use cookies on our site to make the log-in and sign-up processes more convenient for users.

We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Tell a Friend and RSS Feeds

Mexconnect also provides the function where from within individual articles, readers can email the link to that article article to themselves or to friends. This Tell a Friend function will use the reader's own email program. Mexconnect neither knows of nor collects any personal information regarding the sender or recipient of the activated function.

Mexconnect also provides the function wherein readers can use various social networking and bookmarking services from within individual pages (RSS functions). Mexconnect neither knows of nor collects any personal information regarding the sender or recipient of the activated function.

Mexconnect Newsletter

If you sign up to receive the Mexconnect Newsletter, only your email address is required. You will receive only a confirmation email from us in order to validate the address and the subscription to Newletter. You are free to opt out of the Newsletter at any time by using the unsubscribe function found here: Unsubscribe.

The Mexconnect Forums and Comments Account

In order to create a Sign-in Account, applicants will provide Mexconnect with personal information including name, and e-mail address. We use this information to set up your account. Mexconnect keeps all such information strictly confidential and does not reuse, resell or redistribute it in any way.

Mexconnect will not send you e-mail at the address you provide, except for infrequent announcements relating to the Forums or as needed to resolve issues that may arise with your Forums account. When you request termination or deactivation of your account (by emailing help@mexconnect.com), you will receive no further e-mails from us.

The e-mail address you register with Mexconnect will not be publically available nor will it be available in the forums if and when you post comments there, but you are free at any time to substitute an alternate e-mail address if you wish to by changing your profile information.

If you use a forum, bulletin board, blog, or chat room on this Web site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums.

Participants in the forums and making Comments are expected to comply with the rules governing that area, but we cannot control third parties' use of information you may choose to provide in such public forums. For more information see the Comments and Forums: Terms of Service and Guidelines

Updating, Accessing, Amending or Correcting Personally identifiable information.

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend, delete/remove or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page
http://www.mexconnect.com/cgi-bin/forums/gforum.cgi?do=user_profile

(or by emailing our Customer Support at help@mexconnect.com) or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed above.

Please update your user preferences on our Web site, by logging into your account and going to the Update Account page:
http://www.mexconnect.com/cgi-bin/forums/gforum.cgi?do=user_profile.

Users may update their: username, account e-mail address, and display e-mail address (if added by user).

Choice/Opt-out

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending an e-mail to us at help@mexconnect.com and telling us that you do not want to receive e-mail from our company.

If you no longer wish to receive our Newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication, or by e-mailing us at help@mexconnect.com. You may also opt-out of certain communications on our Member Profile pages by going to:
http://www.mexconnect.com/cgi-bin/forums/gforum.cgi?do=user_profile or you may contact us via the telephone number, e-mail address or postal addresses given at the top of the page to opt-out.]

Site Security Measures

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send an e-mail us at mexico@mexconnect.com .

Changes to this Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by e-mail, or by means of a notice on our home page.

TRUSTe

Mexconnect is a Participant in the TRUSTe Privacy Seal Program. TRUSTe is an independent organization whose mission is to advance privacy and trust in the networked world. As this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices monitored for compliance by TRUSTe. This privacy statement covers the site www.mexconnect.com.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us at mexico@mexconnect.com. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry, or if your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should then contact TRUSTe at http://www.truste.org/consumers/watchdog_complaint.php. TRUSTe will then serve as a liaison with this web site to resolve your concerns.

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