Genie Network.net

"Where Business Professionals Learn To Connect"

Privacy Statement

Last Updated: June, 2009

Your privacy is our top concern. We work hard to earn and keep your trust, so we adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy:
  • We will never rent or sell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes
  • We will never share your contact information with another user, unless both of you choose to contact one another
  • Any sensitive information that you provide will be secured with all industry standard protocols and technology
Please read this privacy policy to learn more about:
  1. What personally identifiable information of yours is collected by Genie Network, Inc.
  2. How the information is used.
  3. With whom the information may be shared.
  4. How you can access and change your Account information.
  5. What security procedures are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of information collected by Genie Network, Inc. and Genie Members.com How to contact us.
If users have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Genie Network by email at info@geniusa.com  If you do not receive acknowledgment of your inquiry or it is not satisfactorily addressed please contact our office at 612.287.5780.  

Information Collection

Registration:
In order to become a Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com user, you must first create an account on this web site. To create an account you are required to provide the following contact information: name, email address, country, ZIP/postal code), a brief summary of your professional background (current occupation & networking objectives), and choose a password.

Profile Information:

Once a user, you may provide additional information in the Profile section describing your skills, professional experiences, and networking objectives. Providing additional information beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional, but enables you to better identify yourself and find new opportunities in the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com system. Your Profile information can only be viewed by other Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com. We make strong efforts to prevent and discourage users from placing email addresses or other contact information in their Profile. Please be aware public may view these profiles also.

Information about your Contacts

In order to invite others to connect with you directly in Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com, you will enter their names and email addresses. This information will be used by Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.comto send your invitation including a standard message and/or one that you write. The names and email addresses of people that you invite will be used only to send your invitation and reminders.  We may also invite them to join our newsletter and update email system where they may opt in or out.
You may also choose to manually enter or upload data about your contacts into the private “My Contacts” section of our website. All information entered there will only be viewable by you and will not be searchable by others in the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com  without your permission.  All information that you enter or upload about your contacts will be covered by the same terms of this privacy policy as cover your own personally identifiable information.

Cookies & Log Files:

Like most web sites, Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com uses cookies and web log files to track site usage. A cookie is a tiny data file which resides on your computer which allows Network Geni, LLC Division of Geni USA to recognize you as a user when you return to our site using the same computer and web browser. Unfortunately, if your browser settings do not allow cookies, you will not be able to use our website. Like the information you enter at registration or in your Profile, cookie and log file data is used to customize your experience on the web site.
The cookies or other similar software to collect data about users to track their movements around its website and in order to assist those users to automatically and effortlessly log in on subsequent visits to its site.

In order to access or change any of your private information (like a credit card number), however, you must log in securely again with your password even if your computer contains your cookie. Additionally, if you log out of the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com site you will need to re-enter your password the next time you visit in order to log in to your account. Due to the communications standards on the Internet, when you visit the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com web site we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com. We also receive the Internet protocol (IP) address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, as well as the name of your ISP. This information is used to analyze overall trends to help us improve the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com service, but is not linked to personally identifiable information in any way.

Children:

Children are not eligible to use our service and we ask that minors (under the age of 13 for family clubs and under the age of 18 for networking clubs) do not submit any personal information to us or use the service.

Information Use

Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com is an online service dedicated to helping all types of professionals more effectively connect and network with one another. The information you choose to provide on this site is used to help you describe yourself to other users. In addition, Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com collects certain types of information in order to operate and improve our service to you and other users. Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com Communications:

Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com will communicate with you through email and notices posted on this website. These include a series of up to five welcome emails which help inform new users about various features of the service. Please be aware that you will always receive certain emails from Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com related to the proper functioning of your account, such as email notices when another individual in your network sends you an opportunity. Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com may send you promotional information unless you have opted out of receiving such information. If you wish to opt-out of receiving promotional emails, please click opt-out on the individual email.  When you opt-out this will eliminate receiving any email communication from us.  We recommend you choose categories and items of interest only.

Customized Content:
Information you provide at registration or in your Profile section is also used to customize your experience on the web site. For example, when you login to your account we may display the screen names of new users who have recently joined your network.

Information Sharing

Sharing Information With Third Parties:
Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com takes the privacy of our users very seriously. We will never sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personally identifiable information to any third parties for marketing purposes. We will only share your information with third parties to carry out your instructions and to provide specific services. For instance, we use a credit card processing company to bill users for subscription fees. These third parties do not retain, share, or store any personally identifiable information except to provide these services and are bound by strict confidentiality agreements which limit their use of such information.
Warranties:This website may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed.

INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Information on this web site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information may be changed or updated without notice.  Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or the services described in this information at any time without notice. Notices will be posted on the website may be emailed to you if significant.
Partnering with Other Organizations to Offer Combined Services:

Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com partners with other online services to give you the combined results of both services. For example we partner with SitePal.com, My Fax.com.  We offer such combined services, it will be clear who the partner is and it will be your choice to make use of the combined services or not. In these cases, none of your personally identifiable information will be passed from Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com to the partner. All information about people in your Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com network is served by Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com and contained in a frame at the top of the combined services display page. No personally identifying information is provided in that frame at any time.
Communications Between Users:

Many emails you initiate through Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com , an invitation sent to a non-user for instance, will not list your email address and name in the header of the message. Emails you initiate may also provide aggregate information about your network (for instance how many people are in your network), but will never list the people to whom you’re directly connected. Other communications that you initiate through the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com website, like a request for introductions, will list your name as the initiator but will  include your personal contact information and may include parts of your profile. Your contact information will only be shared with another user if both of you have indicated that you would like to establish contact with each other.

Legal Disclaimer:

It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information when required by law. We will disclose such information wherein we have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to comply with a court order, ongoing judicial proceeding, or other legal process served on our company or to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

 

Accessing and Changing Your Account Information

You can review the personal information you provided us and make any desired changes to the information, or to the settings for your Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com account, at any time by logging in to your account on the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com website and editing the information on your Profile page. You can also close your account through the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com website. If you close your Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com account, we will remove your name and other personally identifiable information from our database. To request that we close your account and remove your information please follow the termination of membership found on the website.  You may also send your request to info@geniusa.com . Please send your request using an email account that you have registered with Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com under your name. You will receive a response to requests sent to info@geniusa.com allow three business days of our receiving it.

Security

In order to secure your personal information, all communications between you and the Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com website are protected through secure socket layer (SSL) encryption. Additionally, private information like your address or credit card number can be accessed only by providing your password.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com may update this privacy policy. In the event there are significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, we will send a notice to the primary email address specified in your Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com account or by displaying a prominent notice on this site.

Questions or Comments

If you have questions or comments about this privacy policy, please email us at Info@GeniUSA.com   or contact us at: Genie Network, Inc. www.GenieNetwork.net  and www.GenieMembers.com

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