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FormNut fraud policy
FormNut is committed to high standards of ethics, conduct and fiduciary responsibility.
As such, it is essential that FormNut has an effective and consistent protocol for
responding to allegations of fraud or irregularity. The response mechanism must
be clear, appropriate, timely and effectively focused if it is to protect
FormNut, its customers and all visitors.
To clearly state FormNut's position regarding fraud and irregularities
To establish a protocol for reporting and responding to incidences of fraud and irregularities
To standardize the approach to investigations of fraud and irregularities and
help ensure objectivity in decisions regarding each incidence
:: THE POLICY ::
FormNut does not tolerate or support any type of fraud under any circumstances
and strictly prohibits use of FormNut services to perpetrate fraud. All attempts
to use our service or system infrastructure for purposes of fraud and any violation
of our fraud or SPAM policies or Terms of Service will result in aggressive legal
action, including criminal charges and punishment to the full extent of the law.
If any of the provisions of this Policy are found
to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
These terms and definitions apply to this policy with no implied or intended
Fraud; A deliberate and/or unlawful deception, misrepresentation or
concealment of facts practiced to secure advantage, benefit or gain and/or to
cause loss to another.
Irregularity; An activity or potential activity that deliberately
disregards FormNut's regulations or procedures.
How FormNut fights fraud
FormNut strongly believes we have an obligation to proactively protect and
inform our users against fraud. We have instituted an extensive array of system-wide
filtering and alert mechanisms supplemented by human detection and monitoring methods
to recognize and stop abuse of our services for fraud. For example:
FormNut logs IP addresses of all new customers and times of signup, we use an
"IP to country" database to confirm customer origin (country) and deny
all signups from anonymous proxies. Our filters recognize and flag suspicious
signups and orders, which our staff then manually reviews.
All accounts reported for abuse are automatically deactivated from
our system until we review the report and reported account. This usually takes
about 24 hours. Tolerances for new users are lower than for long-term users, to
make it difficult for fraudsters to hit and run.
When fraud emails/forms are captured by our filters or reported to us, FormNut:Conducts internal investigations into the source of fraud forms and emails.
Immediately disables perpetrators using FormNut accounts to commit their crimes.
when deemed necessary, FormNut will divulge information about the identity and
actions of suspected perpetrators of fraud to interested parties and law
What to do if you find a fraud form or receive a fraud email
If you have found a form or received an email that you suspect involves fraud
of any kind, please immediately inform FormNut's fraud protection team by
submitting our abuse form.
For questions regarding our fraud policy please contact us using our