FormNut respects the privacy of its' visitors and customers. This privacy statement
covers the site www.formnut.com.
Information Collection and Use
FormNut is the sole owner of the information collected on FormNut. FormNut
collects information from our users at several different points on our Web site.
In order to use this Web site, a user must first complete the registration form.
During registration a user is required to give contact information (such as name and email address).
We use this information to contact the user about services on our site for which
he has expressed interest.
2checkout Inc., PayPal and StormPay are authorized payment
processors for FormNut. They request information from the user on thier order form.
A user must provide contact information (such as name, email, and address)
and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). This information is used
for billing purposes and to fill customer's orders. If we have trouble processing an order,
the information is used to contact the user.
We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, clear gifs,
and/or third parties to create a profile of our users. A profile is stored information
that we keep on individual users that details their viewing preferences. Consequently,
collected information is tied to the users personally identifiable information to
provide offers and improve the content of the site for the user. This profile is used to
tailor a user's visit to our Web site, and to direct pertinent marketing promotions to them.
We do not share your profile with other third parties.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie,
once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is
a small text file stored on the user's hard drive for an extended period of time.
Persistent cookies can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.
By setting a cookie on our site, we can determine whether users were referred by
our affiliates. If users reject the cookie, they may still use our site.
Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to
enhance the experience on our site.
However, we have no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given
permission for them to set cookies for advertising.
Third Party Advertising
FormNut does not serve any third party advertising.
Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP)
addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages,
platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer
the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic
information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally
Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)
We employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs),
that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective.
Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies,
and are used to track the online movements of Web users. The main difference between
the two is that clear gifs are invisible on the page and are much smaller, about
the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Clear gifs are not tied to users'
personally identifiable information.
Clear Gifs can "work with" existing cookies on a computer if they are both from the
same Web site or advertising company. That means, for example, that if a person visited
"www.companyX.com", which uses an advertising company's clear gif, the Web site
would match the clear gif's identifier and the advertising company's cookie ID number,
to show the past online behavior for that computer. This collected information
would then be given to the advertising company. To learn more about our advertising
company's use of clear gifs, please go to Google.
Communications from the Site
Special Offers and Updates
We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username.
Established members will occasionally receive information on products, services,
special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for the privacy of our users we
present the option to not receive these types of communications. Please see the
Choice and Opt-out sections.
On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement.
For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send
users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they
can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.
We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in
regards to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone, in accordance
with the users wishes.
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 Web site.
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
We share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers.
This is not linked to any personally identifiable information.
This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we,
FormNut, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the
privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable
information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by
this Web site.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information
online - for example on message boards or through e-mail - that information can be
collected and used by others. In short, by posting personal information online
that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties
This Web site takes every precaution to protect our users' information.
When users submit sensitive information via the Web site, their information is
When our registration/order form asks users to enter sensitive information
(such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is
encrypted and is protected with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL.
While on a secure page, such as our order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web
browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked,
as opposed to un-locked, or open, when users are just 'surfing'.
Supplementation of Information
In order for this Web site to properly fulfill its obligation to users it is
necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from
3rd party sources.
In order for this Web site to enhance its ability to tailor the site to a user's
preference, we combine information about the purchasing habits of users with similar
information from our partners, 2checkout Inc, PayPal & StormPay, to create a
personalized user profile.
When a user makes a purchase from either of these two companies, the companies
collect personal information back with us.
Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as email), or if a user
no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate
users' personally identifiable information. This can usually be done at the
member area or by contacting us.
Notification of Changes
statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are
always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances,
if any, we disclose it.
If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in
a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users
us using our contact form