Respecting the privacy of the visitors using Florida Association of Homeowners' website (herafter referred to as www.fah.net or FAH) is a major priority for Florida Association of Homeowners. The following statement will help you understand how this Web site collects, uses and safeguards the personal information you provide to us on our Web site. Please note that this policy applies only to www.fah.net and not to other organizations' Web sites to which we link. Your browsing and interaction on any other Web site, including websites which have a link on the FAH site, is subject to that website's own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.
What Information Do We Collect? When you visit www.fah.net you may provide us with two types of information: (1) personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis (voluntary registration) and (2) Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.
Voluntary Registration Visitors to the FAH site may choose to register by providing their name, e-mail address, telephone number, and address. You may also provide information about your organization, your role within the organization, and how you learned about FAH. The information you provide will assist us in tailoring our content to your needs. Registrants will receive e-mail newsletters, updates about new content on our site, new Web resources we recommend, and other news of interest to homeowners. You may have your name removed from our e-mailing list at any time, by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, e-mail address, and the words UNSUBSCRIBE FAH in the "subject" field.
Security When personal information is provided to www.fah.net, we require that you establish a "secure session" using Secure Socket Layer (SSL), or Secure Electronics Transaction (SET) protocol. The protocol encrypts all information before it is sent. The information is scrambled en route and decoded once it reaches our Web site.
Cookies To enable us to offer you the best possible experience when you visit the FAH site and to offer continually updated information we assign you a unique identification number stored in a file on your computer called a "cookie." Cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out the identity of any user. This unique identification number automatically identifies your browser - but not you - to our computers whenever you interact with www.fah.net. The cookies automatically gather certain usage information like the numbers and frequency of visitors to the FAH site and areas visited on the site. We only use such data in the aggregate. This collective data helps us determine how much our customers use parts of the site, so we can improve our site to ensure that it is as appealing as we can make it for as many people possible.
How is the information used? The information you provide to www.fah.net is used to better understand the content needs of registrants to our website. Our goal in collecting personal information and monitoring visitor traffic patterns is to provide you with the best available web experience for online entrepreneurship information. FAH DOES NOT SHARE INFORMATION ABOUT INDIVIDUAL USERS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY. The exception is data knowingly submitted by FAH members for use in the "Referral Services" section. That portion of the site may only be accessed by members who have received user names and passwords.