Information” is information that is personally identifiable like a name, address, e-mail
address, social security number or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly
This site is owned and operated by Global Information Network FDN (“GIN”)
for your personal use and information. By accessing and browsing this site, you are
Global Information Network FDN, its affiliates and related companies, and each of their
subscribers, agents, directors, officers, employees and assigns.
Categories of Personal Information Collected
GIN receives and collects the following categories of personal information.
- Information that you provide: we may collect information provided by visitors to
the site, such as the names and e-mail addresses of those who submit membership
or affiliate applications, or who communicate with us via e-mail or through an
online contact form, as well as information submitted through online ordering and
by signing up for our mailings.
- Information collected by our Web servers: when you visit this site, our Web
servers may automatically collect your “internet protocol” (IP) address and
information about the web page that you visited immediately prior to visiting our
- Cookies: a cookie is a small text file that is sent to your Web browser from a Web
server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. When you visit this site, a
cookie may be sent to your computer. You can control whether or not you want to
accept cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser.
Use of Personal Information Collected
GIN may use the information that visitors provide us to improve the content of our site,
to inform visitors of new products and services, information and for other developmental,
operational, or commercial purposes, and to transmit the personal information to third
parties for the same reasons.
GIN may use the information collected by our Web servers to help us track our visitors
use of the site, analyze traffic patterns, and identify sources of web traffic to our site.
their online shopping cart.
GIN may also use the information we collect to investigate, prevent or take action against
suspected illegal activities. We may use the information for legal proceedings, such as
responding to subpoenas, court orders, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or
defend against legal claims. In the event that our company or its assets are acquired by or
merged with a third party, the information collected by our site may be one of the assets
GIN reserves the right to share your personally identifiable information, including but not
limited to your email address, postal address, and telephone number with its affiliates and
Sites not covered by this Policy
This Policy does not apply to websites that this site links to, websites that link to this site,
websites framed by this site, or any other third party websites. GIN is not responsible for
the content, products or services on those sites. You should visit those third-party
Our web hosting company uses industry-standard encryption technologies when
transferring and receiving consumer information exchanged with our site. Our web
hosting company has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or
alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. Although we believe
that our web hosting company provides appropriate security measures, we are not
responsible for the practices, actions or inactions of that company.
Changes to this Policy
warning, by updating this page. You are bound by any such revisions and should
“Opt Out Rights”
If, at any time after visiting the site, you change your mind about receiving information
you may request an opt out.
Questions or Additional Information
If you have any questions about this Policy, or if you would like additional information,
please do not hesitate to contact us.
Effective 24 May 2013, version MA/2405/13