Teamstersonline.com Privacy Policy

Teamstersonline.com Privacy Policy.

TEAMSTERSONLINE.COM ("TeamstersOnline", the "company", "us", "we" or "our") is committed to protecting the privacy of our members' personal information. This statement applies with respect to the information that we collect from the company website, located at www.teamstersonline.com. Amendments to this statement will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.

INFORMATION COLLECTED
We collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways, including tracking your activities through your IP address, computer settings or most-recently visited URL. We may also ask you to provide certain non-personally identifiable information about yourself, such as your age, Union affiliation, Local Union #, etc. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a survey or user registration form, or by setting up an online account with us. The types of information that may be requested include your e-mail address.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, http://teamstersonline.com/forums makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
http://teamstersonline.com/forums does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on http://teamstersonline.com/forums.
Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to http://teamstersonline.com/forums and other sites on the Internet
Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site.

Our advertising partners include ....... Google Adsense
These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on http://teamstersonline.com/forums send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.
TeamstersOnline has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. http://teamstersonline.com/forums privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

USE OF INFORMATION
In general, we will only use the information you provide to us for the purpose for which such information was provided. We may also use this information to deliver to you information about new post's and Teamster related information. about our products and offerings, site administration and internal quality control purposes, or for customer analysis or customer service, or on a case-by-case, as required basis, to aid investigations of complaints or allegations of abuse. Your information may also be used to contact you when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings or communications from us by following the instructions set forth in the opt-out section below.

Non-personal demographic and profile data is used to tailor your experience at our site, showing you content we think you might be interested in.

From time to time, we may be required to share personal information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required by law. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful. We may share certain personal information when we believe that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of others and ourselves. We may also transfer personal information in the event of a corporate sale, merger, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.

USE OF IP ADDRESSES
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website.

USE OF COOKIES
When you view our website we might store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file. Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive, not on our site. Cookies do not spy on you or otherwise invade your privacy, and they cannot invade your hard drive and steal information. Rather, they help you navigate a website as easily as possible. We use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to prevent you from reentering all your registration data at each connection.

You may choose to set your Web browser to not accept cookies. If your cookies are disabled, you can still view our site, but you cannot create an account or make any post's.

Our Web server automatically collects information such as the address (or URL) of the website that you came from before visiting our site, which pages you visit on our site, which browser you used to view our site, and any search terms you may have entered on our site, among other things.

Our website may also use other technologies to track which pages of our websites our visitors view. This anonymous data helps us understand how visitors use our website.

SECURITY
Our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. While there is no such thing as "perfect security" on the Internet, we will take all reasonable steps to insure the safety of your personal information.

OTHER WEBSITES; LINKS
Our website may contain links to other websites. TeamstersOnline.com is and will not be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

CORRECTIONS; UPDATES
TeamstersOnline.com allows its users the option to change or modify information previously provided. This may be done through the following methods:

* You can edit your profile information in your UserCP.
* e-mail the information to webmaster@teamstersonline.com

If you send an e-mail request, please be sure to indicate your current information and the requested changes you would like made.

Unfortunately, to the extent that such information is also stored in other databases, we cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will reach the other databases. We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is removed from or corrected in our records.

CHOICE; OPT OUT
You may opt-out of receiving communications from us by the following means:

Copy and paste this link into your browers address bar to read the instructions on "how to opt-out" of all communications from the web site administrator. http://teamstersonline.com/forums/forum-help-suggestions/13118-how-opt-out-getting-any-e-mail-site.html

CONTACTING US
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us by the following means:

* Send an e-mail to webmaster@teamstersonline.com

Last revision date: May 06, 2009