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Internet Policy and Privacy Statement




ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY - (additions, modifications, etc., published periodically and are hereby incorporated into this document and all written and oral agreements at the discretion of EMCOM. )

OVERALL POLICY

While using the service, you may not:
  1. Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Internet;
  2. Post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, offensive, indecent, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, federal or international law, including without limitation the U.S. export control laws and regulations, and laws protecting intellectual property including copyright, trademark, trade secret, misappropriation and anti-dilution laws;
  3. Post, publish, transmit, reproduce or distribute any information or software which contains a virus or other harmful component;
  4. Post, publish, transmit, reproduce, distribute or in any way exploit any information, software, or other material obtained through the service for commercial purposes (other than as expressly permitted by the provider of such information, software, or other material);

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY

Use of EMCOM services to engage in any type of fraud, "cracking", malicious behavior, or harassment is expressly forbidden. Interference with the proper operation of systems reachable via the Internet is forbidden. Compliance with the acceptable use policies of any network or system with which you connect through our service is required. Forging e-mail, Usenet postings, or other messages is forbidden. Trafficking in pirated software is forbidden. Port scanning or the use of similar tools is forbidden.

Use of EMCOM services to publish or otherwise disseminate information about the availability of pirated software or other material that is being made available illegally, including the publication of a list of links to such material, regardless of disclaimers, is specifically forbidden. We do not condone or encourage any illegal material or behavior.

If inappropriate activity is detected, all accounts of the user in question will be deactivated until the investigation is complete. Prior notification to the user is not assured. In all cases law enforcement will be contacted regarding the activity.

UNSOLICITED EMAIL / ADVERTISING / NEWS POLICY

The transmission of unsolicited or prohibited advertising or other content through electronic mail or inappropriate EMCOM postings is forbidden. The use of EMCOM for unsolicited mass mailings or postings (commonly known as "Spam") by any user will cause that user's services to be terminated immediately and without warning, and the user will be held legally responsible for the damages to EMCOM, both monetary and in reputation. The use of any other service to make such a mailing or posting, with any reference to EMCOM services (including but not limited to mailboxes, autoresponders, and Web pages), shall also be grounds for account termination as described in this document.

EMCOM services may only be used for lawful purposes. Any use of these services which violates any local, state, federal, or international laws which may apply to EMCOM, your local jurisdiction, or any jurisdiction to which you or your site may be subject to is strictly prohibited.



Privacy Statement...
Privacy Statement for EMCOM


EMCOM 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 site; EMCOM

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, statistical analysis, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is also used to help identify you while your are actively on the system.

Our site uses "cookies" to "maintain state" in the system and to identify your computer for the reception of notifications/bulletins through the system. Cookies CAN NOT spread viruses.
Our site uses registration forms for users to join the network. We maintain this information for use by the system. We consider the information obtained on these forms confidential, and DO NOT SHARE IT with other companies or organizations for commercial purposes. However, the information may be shared with participating Emergency Management agencies, Emergency Response workers or others to identify you as an EMCOM Community Coordinator.

Our online surveys and/or forms may request demographic information (like their zip code, age, etc.) for use in participation reporting to other participating Emergency Management agencies and other internal reports.

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

  1. email Contact Us
  2. send mail to the following postal address:
    EMCOM/TLC
    103 S. Peck
    Independence, MO 64056

Contact EMCOM for more information.



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