Privacy Statement for

OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com

International Council of Online Professionals (iCopô)

Updated January 30, 2006


iCopô has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com.


IP Address

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

We also track IP addresses for purposes of enrollment and/or subscription.


Information Collection

International Council of Online Professionals (iCopô) is the sole owner of the information collected on OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com. iCopô collects information from our users at several different points on our website, i.e. for membership registration, paid subscription publications and products or services.


Information Sharing

Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties We will never sell or give away your personal information to third parties for purposes of building contact lists, or anything of that nature, without your permission. iCopô stands firmly against any transfer of personal information for reasons of building the contact lists of third parties.

** IMPORTANT! Any iCopô member, associate or affiliate who participates in the sale of the personal information of visitors or customers, to build the contact lists of third parties, will be removed immediately, and without recourse, from any business relationship previously held with, for or by iCop.ô

Business Transition Exception In the event the International Council of Online Professionals (iCopô) goes through a business transition, such as a merger, or being acquired by another company, usersí personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.

Legal Disclaimer Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.


"Cookies"

Our site uses NO cookies.

Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (such as their name and email address) for purposes of subscription to our newsletter. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.


Children

OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com does not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com has any information from or about anyone under 13, please contact us at the address listed below.


Links

This site contains links to other sites. OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites. iCopô is not responsible for any content on any linked sites or for any goods or services available from them.

iCop works hard to ensure that the information contained on our web pages is accurate, relevant and of the high quality that our visitors have come to expect.

We are aware of software that exists which will create external links from our content to what they consider to be related material, which other companies have paid to have shown. We are not responsible for the quality of this software or the nature of the material that it links to.

We emphasize that we are strictly against this form of unmoderated and unregulated link advertising and strictly prohibit its use within our site content. Outside advertising on the OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com website is billed at the rate of $1000 per day.

We will pursue any infringement of this notice to the maximum extent of the law.


Public Forums

This site may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.


Choice/Opt-Out

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service.

  • You can send email to admin@i-Cop.org

  • Correct/Update

    This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.

  • email: admin@i-Cop.org

  • Changes to this Policy

    OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Information collected prior to the time any change is posted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the time the information was collected.


    Governing Law

    This policy and the use of this Site are governed by Louisiana law. If a dispute arises under this Policy we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in the following location: Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be shared equally by each of us.

    If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration at the following location: Rapides Parish, Louisiana, under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

    OnlineBusinessTradeJournal.com is controlled, operated and administered entirely within Louisiana. This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

    I have Read, Understand and Agree to the Privacy Statement.

    Contact Information

    jl scott, ph.d., Director
    International Council of Online Professionals (iCopô)
    Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3473 Pineville, LA  71360  USA
    214-227-9936
    Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM CST (ONLY)
    jlscott at i-Cop.org