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Future Net Club Global Privacy Policy

Please Read and Understand

Future Net Club Global respects the privacy of its users completely. As you have probably noticed the Future Net Club Global does not ask for any personal information from users whatsoever on this site, unless you opt in to the newsletter. Users are able to use the Future Net Club Global without registering, telling us anything about themselves, or signing in. The Future Net Club Global believes that there are no plausible reasons for any site to require or even request that you provide them with any personal information whatsoever and suggest that you be extremely suspicious of any sites that do ask for (or demand) such information.

The Future Net Club Global does regularly conduct a rudimentary log-analysis in order to determine how many users visit the site, which pages are visited, and similar information. The Future Net Club Global regularly collects the following information by analysing its logs:

  • Number of unique users (but not their identity; see also below)
  • Number of page-views for all pages at the Future Net Club Global
  • Referrer reports, indicating which links users followed to reach the Future Net Club Global (and, if they used search engines, which search terms were entered).
  • Host reports — though these are used solely to identify search engines spidering the site. Note that host reports can not be used to identify individual internet users (at least not with our hard- and software).

The Future Net Club Global occasionally collects the following information:

  • Domain reports, which allow us to identify the domains of users. This is generally only used to identify the countries of origin for users (and, in fact, only gives a general sense of user-nationality-demographics). Again: individual users can not be identified in this manner.

The Future Net Club Global also obtains information from users through direct and voluntary contact initiated by users (through e-mail, links, and other avenues). Note that any information that users voluntarily provide (or provide in response to questions or statements by the Future Net Club Global or any other party) to the Future Net Club Global by other means — including but not limited to e-mail, snail mail, fax, telephone, and personal communications — may, however, be used on this site at the sole discretion of the Future Net Club Global this includes, but is not limited to: links, suggestions, critical comments, and words of praise.

While the Future Net Club Global does not burden users or their computers with those nasty “cookies” we use Google Analytics  While we only obtain information similar to that found in our server logs (just much more conveniently arranged …) this way, it does unfortunately involve the use of cookies on the part of Google.

Privacy Issues on the Internet

As a friendly reminder the Future Net Club Global warns you that most sites do not provide much privacy and that information taken from you can and will be used against you — sold to marketeers and advertisers and anyone who is willing to purchase demographic information from unscrupulous websites (and it is amazing how many websites can be unscrupulous, for the right price). We recommend the following:

  • Never deal with any website that does not have a clear, easy to find Privacy Policy (even if it is only one as banal and apparently benign as ours).
  • Be suspicious of any and all Privacy Policies — including the one on this site. Ask yourself whether the protections claimed are plausible. And ask yourself what recourse you have if information you provide (willingly or unwillingly) to a site is handled in a manner contrary to that stated in the Privacy Policy. (It happens all the time.)
  • Avoid non-commercial sites that ask you to register in order to use them. While sites that sell you something have a need to know some of this information others can need it only for one reason: to sell your soul to advertisers.
  • If you have to register to use a site we suggest that where possible you lie regarding the information requested. Skew those demographics ! They have no business knowing this information, you have no obligation to be truthful.
  • Turn on your cookie monitor in your browser and decline cookies where and when possible. Sites claim cookies make it easier for you to use their site, but most in fact work just as well without them. Only commercial sites have any even vaguely plausible reason for employing cookies — and we do not think that even they do.

For more information about cookies please refer to the excellent Cookie Central FAQs. Note that this site spits out three cookies in order to be viewed, but works just as well if the cookies are disabled. Most information about cookies, how to disable them, and how to build them is available here. Future Net Club Global respects the privacy of its users completely. As you have probably noticed the Future Net Club Global does not ask for any personal information from users whatsoever on this site.

Users are able to use the Future Net Club Global without registering, telling us anything about themselves, or signing in. Future Net Club Global believes that there are no plausible reasons for any site to require or even request that you provide them with any personal information whatsoever and suggest that you be extremely suspicious of any sites that do ask for (or demand) such information. as – including but not limited to e-mail, snail mail, fax, telephone, and personal communications — may, however, be used on this site at the sole discretion of theFuture Net Club Global. This includes, but is not limited to: links, suggestions, critical comments, and words of praise.