JUDSON METRO VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.
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JMVFD Privacy Policy
Last Update: 4-15-2013

JMVFD PRIVACY POLICIES

This page contains most policy surrounding our website.

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department, INC. collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.Judsonmetrovfd.com website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department, INC.

**OPT-OUT PROCEDURE: Click on the highlighted the following: OPT-OUT LINK and enter your email address then click send. Due to limited staff please allow 3-7 days for your email to be removed. We thank you for your understanding.

Personal identification information - **You may opt-out at any time

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers’ utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department, INC. collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • - To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • - To improve our Site
    We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • - To improve customer service
    Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
  • - To process transactions
    We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • - To administer a content, promotion, survey or other Site feature
    To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • - To send periodic emails
    The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. Our website severs are through Citymax. All of our Credit Card Transactions are processed through PayPal's secure servers. PayPal's secure encrypted servers will show - HTTPS:// in the URLwindow.

**WE WILL NEVER ASK FOR YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER ONLINE. It may be used on our applications for the purposes of doing required background checks for individuals wishing to join the department, but will never be asked for online or through unsecured email or website pages.

Sharing your personal information


We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites -

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. This includes but not limited to our PAY-PAL account, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GREGG COUNTIES CODE RED notification service, or any of the VERIFIED AGENCIES on our followed lists on Twitter. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Advertising

Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Google AdSense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses "non personally identifiable information" and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

**Online Applications: (under revision)

**Anti-Spam policy: The JMVFD Website does not spam. Opt-out policy is in place.

There are several spam prevention options we have employed on our website for newsletter sign up, online messaging and on-line applications. CAPTCHA a Spam Prevention method which supplements CAPTCHA and other spam controls. In CAPTCHA, user has to prove he/she is human. Unfortunately, spambots learned to bypass CAPTCHA and other prevention devices. If in the event an email or information breach occurs we ask you to contact use immediately especially if you see repeat emails coming from us with no reasonable content or hyperlinks. We will then issue a warning to our user list and immediately contact the company Citymax on whose severs our website is maintained.

**Improper usage of assigned online email or administrator privileges:

In the event any inappropriate usage is identified with our online resources or accounts. The online access / users account will be immediately suspended, and the Board of Directors with be notified for an internal investigation/audit. In the event the person has indeed abused the online access privilege they will be immediately dismissed from JMVFD. Criminal acts will be referred to local law enforcement.

**Changes to this privacy policy

Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department, INC. Board of Directors oversee the Corporation, Volunteer and Online policies and procedures and has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will attempt to post a notification on the main page of our Site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications. Our Website offers Change detection (Changedetection.com) which allows for the monitoring of our webpages and its changes with automatic emails.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service.  If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
WEBMASTER / PRIVACY POLICY

Judson Metro Volunteer Fire Department, INC.
www.Judsonmetrovfd.com
Official Mailing Address:

Judson Metro VFD P.O. Box 429 Judson, TX 75660

ATTN: Julie Binnion SECRETARY/TREASURER

jbinnion@judsonmetrovfd.com
903-746-4279 - Secretary Cell
Judsonvfd@gmail.com - GENERAL EMAIL ACCOUNT

 

RECENT UPDATE: GFZ: 4-15-2013

APPROVED BY JMVFD BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR POSTING TO OUR WEBSITE.

 

Past updates: GFZ:September 13, 2011
 

 


 

 

The Board of Directors of JMVFD was presented in 2013 the Gold Seal from Guidestar. This seal signifies JMVFD, Inc., is a Gold-level GuideStar Exchange participant, demonstrating its commitment to fiscal & non-profit transparency.

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