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Welcome to FIOFRO Limited, "The Online Engagement Platform Provider."

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FIOFRO Limited General Policy

At the core of how we run our business are a number of policies which we all follow in our day-to-day work and guide our long-term direction, these policies protect your information and our business.

Other than the major policies relating to doing business with FIOFRO Limited, we also operate a broader range of policy statements relating to FIOFRO Limited's ethos as listed below.

Bullying and harassment: We believe everyone should be treated fairly and with respect – all staff should be able to work in an environment free of bullying.

Climate change and emissions: We recognise this is a key issue for industry and are working within industry to manage our contribution and meet international reduction targets, in addition to this all staff, directors and international partners have signed a commitment to use 60% public transport in the travel relating to their duties where ever possible.

Disability discrimination: We aim to provide an inclusive and accessible environment for our workforce, meeting all the latest regulatory requirements and work with third party industry specialists to help deliver and spread the message of equality for all.

Equal opportunities: We think equality and diversity are key ingredients in our success – they enhance our creativity, increase our performance and provide for a richer environment of cohesive co-operation.

Ethics: Our actions are guided by a strong sense of ethics, whether it’s with customers, colleagues, international partners or suppliers.

Health and safety: Our success depends on our ability to provide a healthy and safe working environment.

Risk management: We continually monitor and evaluate the threats to FIOFRO Limited's purpose, vision, objectives and strategy.

Corporate responsibility: We manage our business in a way that has a positive effect across economic, social and environmental areas.

 

FIOFRO Copyright Policy

FIOFRO Limited believes in respecting and protecting the rights of intellectual property owners. This is not only a question of ethics, but also of law. Advances in electronic communication and technology, such as the Internet, have had a dramatic impact on the way FIOFRO and its associated businesses conducts business, and have greatly facilitated our access to a wide range of information and media. As a result, the risk of copyright infringement, either intentional or accidental, is of increasing concern.

The goal of this policy is to inform the users of our services on rules and procedures relating to copyright law compliance.

Referenced Copyright Laws

Copyright Act (Title 17 of the US Code) – Authorized in Article I of the US Constitution, which states that Congress is allowed to pass legislation “to promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts by security for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.”

Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 – This law provides recourse for owners of copyrighted materials who believe their rights have been infringed on the Internet.

  • FIOFRO Limited reserves the right to monitor end user systems and the content stored therein. FIOFRO also reserves the right to remove, delete, modify, or otherwise disable access to any materials found to be infringing on copyright.

  • By reading this policy, an user of any FIOFRO services will indemnify and hold FIOFRO Limited harmless for any breach of this policy or copyright law.

  • No user of FIOFRO services or visitors to any of our websites may reproduce any copyrighted or other work in violation of the law. Works are protected by US copyright law even if they were not produced in this country.

  • Copyrighted materials in the US are not required by law to be registered, unlike patents and trademarks, and may not be required to carry the copyright symbol (©). Therefore, a copyrighted work may not be immediately recognizable. Assume material is copyrighted until proven otherwise.

  • If a work is copyrighted, you must seek out and receive express written permission of the copyright holder to reproduce the copyrighted work in order to avoid violation.

  • Copyrighted works include, but are not limited to: text (e.g. articles), images (e.g. photographs), graphics (e.g. logos), sound recordings (e.g. MP3s), video recordings (e.g. movies), or software programs.

  • User of our systems, our legal team, Internet Service Providers and Employees at FIOFRO are encouraged to monitor and report all instances and all breaches of actual or suspected copyright infringement to FIOFRO’s copyright agent.

All rights are reserved and no part of FIOFRO.COM or any other associated websites under the FIOFRO umbrella of business may be copied, stored, reproduced, transmitted in any forms or by any means, without the written permission of FIOFRO Limited.

In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA), FIOFRO will respond to all appropriate notices of copyright infringement. FIOFRO may, under appropriate circumstances, remove and/or disable access to material claimed to be infringing upon the intellectual property rights of ourselves or others and will initiate legal action where possible to protect our services without exception.

 

FIOFRO Branding Policy

This policy governs the use of all FIOFRO and associated companies Trademarks and Brands for any purpose.

General
FIOFRO Trademarks may be used only as permitted by this policy. The following applies to all uses of FIOFRO businesses and Trademarks:

  • The Word mark is required on all official internal and external communications (excluding e-mail).

  • All International and Domestic Partner Web sites must Display an official FIOFRO Logo as provided.

  • In all matters of Official FIOFRO Business, the company Colours of maroon and Silver and/or Branded Elements (available on the Photo Library in the partners area) are required and must appear prominently.

  • Use of FIOFRO Trademarks in printed and electronic materials must conform to the brand requirements available in the partners area.

  • No FIOFRO Trademark may be altered in any way that has not been approved in writing by FIOFRO Limited.


FIOFRO approved partner Seal.
The FIOFRO Seal is reserved for use on official documents bearing the signature of a member or officer of the Board; the president or a vice president, on official awards; or in connection with events involving the president, a vice president. The Seal may be used only as authorised in relation to contracts and international awards.

FIOFRO Brand
FIOFRO, Danusgroup International, Danusnet, Social Engagement Platforms, Private Social Platforms, Websites and Marketing, Best for Business, Sport Engagement Platforms, Community Engagement Platforms, ETS - Education Through Sports, European Business Network, Welsh Business Links, Connecting Disability, Young Bankers Association, Network Israel, MCFA Connect, Grass Roots Connect and United Military Network are official brands of FIOFRO. All International Partners are expected to use the brand identity that relates to their contract and license whilst still adhering to the group brand requirements above.

Use of FIOFRO Brands, Trademarks and Logos

  • By Approved International Partners and Domestic Licensed Partners

  • All Licensed parties are required to use the Wordmark and Logo, in connection with all Business and may do so as approved in the signed license agreement.

General.

No individual, Unlicensed Business or employee may use any FIOFRO Logos, Brand or Trademark, or the official Web template, or refer to his or her affiliation with FIOFRO, in any manner that suggests or implies FIOFRO support or endorsement of a point of view or personal or political opinion, business, activity, movement, or program that is not Official FIOFRO Business or without written agreement under any instance. If there is potential for confusion in a statement describing affiliation with FIOFRO, one should dispel confusion through the use of a disclaimer stating that FIOFRO is not involved in the business, activity, movement, or programme.


By Associated Organisations

Foundations and other associated organisations that have entered into Memoranda of Understanding with FIOFRO, as defined in the policies of the Board, may use the FIOFRO Logo as provided in such memoranda. All use must be in connection with their FIOFRO related activities and must comply with all policies and procedures of FIOFRO.

Prohibited Uses of FIOFRO Brands, Logos and Trademarks

No Endorsements.

Neither the name of FIOFRO, our Brands nor any Of its partners Trademarks, including the company Colours, may be used in any way that gives a false impression, is misleading, or could cause confusion regarding FIOFRO's relationship with any person or entity. Specifically, neither the name of FIOFRO nor any Partners Trademark may be used to characterise FIOFRO as a user of a product or service, or as having conducted research relating to a commercial product or programme, or in any other way to convey or imply the endorsement of a commercial product or service.

General Prohibition.

Neither the name of FIOFRO, any of our brands nor any Partners Trademark may be used in connection with any person, entity, product, or service with which the association could adversely affect FIOFRO's image or standing or that would for any other reason be inappropriate for an International company.


Violations

If a violation of this policy is identified, you will be required to work with our Legal Department to determine the action needed, which may include redesign and reprinting of materials, license removal, financial easing. With respect to all violations of this policy, FIOFRO Limited reserves its right to seek appropriate remedies under applicable International and Local law.

 

FIOFRO Privacy Policy

Introduction

The FIOFRO Privacy Policy covers the use of any personal information that FIOFRO or its websites may collect when you use any of our websites. From time to time, on some of the FIOFRO Services and Platforms you may be asked to submit personal information about yourself or your company (e.g. name, company name, postal address and email address) in order to receive or use services on that specific website. Such services may include accessing any of our social engagement platforms, the use of contact us forms or the use of order forms. By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable FIOFRO or the international partner in your specific country to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy. When using your personal information FIOFRO or its international Partners will act in accordance with current legislation for your specific country and aim to meet current Internet best practice.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement then please contact The Data Controller at FIOFRO. These contact details can be found at the end of this Privacy Statement.

Updates to this Privacy Policy & Notification of Changes
This policy may change without notice from time to time and we will post these changes to this privacy statement on the FIOFRO Website 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. If, however, we plan to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users by posting a notice on our website for 30 days. Please check this page regularly for updates and changes.

The information collected
FIOFRO do not require your information unless you wish to be contacted by us, however, some of our platforms and services ask for personal information (1) when you subscribe to International Business Development Platform or International Networking Services, (2) when you want to view detailed information about our products or services relating to your specific order, (3) when you want to submit a question about our products/services to our customer service staff, and (4) when you buy products. The types of personal information that we may collect on these pages are: name, company name, title, mailing address, business description e-mail address, phone number and fax number.

Registering on any of our Platforms or sites is optional and every effort is made to meet the legislation of the specific country in which you register, this is demonstrated by the requirement of all FIOFRO partners agreeing to an international code of practice. If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use the FIOFRO Websites. However, you will not be able to access the registered users areas. Separately, you may choose to sign-up to receive newsletters or RSS feeds from FIOFRO by selecting the appropriate option.

FIOFRO views all personal information that it collects as a valuable and confidential asset of which we take great care to ensure its safety and your privacy.

What we do with the information collected
When you visit this site your IP address is recorded. We use your IP address to help diagnose any issues with our server and to create statistical reports about usage. Your IP address is used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic identification that will not be tied to your identity.

This site also uses "cookies", which are certain bits of information that are deposited on the hard drive of your computer when you visit this site and sent back to this site when you visit again. We use cookies to maintain session information (for example to help us remember your search results so you can go back to them) and to keep track of the number of users accessing our site and the information they access. Our information sites will NOT function correctly if you disable cookies.

This site uses "Analytics code” as part of its web analytics service. FIOFRO may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as any text you type in this website. FIOFRO does not collect personally identifiable information that you do not voluntarily enter in this website. FIOFRO and its international partners do not track your browsing habits across web sites which do not use Mintel services.

We may share your information with contracted third parties who assist us in providing our service to you, e.g. our internal international partners network who run our service in your specific country, any of our payment Gateway partners who obtain your information for the online processing of any purchases and payments you make.

FIOFRO and its international Partners maintain a strict “no-spam” policy. We will not sell, trade, rent or lease your personal information to others without your consent. We use your personal information to provide requested information and to keep you informed of FIOFRO's commercial products and services to help ensure that the information we provide to you is relevant to your specific needs. If you do not wish to continue receiving information, please notify us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , if however you choose to remove yourself as a registered user you will no longer be able to gain access to the registered users areas.

If permission is granted, user information may be used to send occasional emails containing offers from our partners. This will only ever be provided to users who have specifically given us permission to use their information in this way.

When you buy or pay for anything, your information will be stored on our system to complete the buying process. It must be shared with an outside party in order to verify your credit card information. We also record information about your questions to us and your purchases so that we and you can keep track of what you’ve asked about or ordered directly on any of our websites and services. Additionally, we may need to contact you about your questions and/or your orders.

We use e-mail addresses to send you newsletters and marketing promotions you’ve requested, to answer the e-mail we receive and to communicate with you about publications, service levels and other areas of FIOFRO which you have told us you would be interested in hearing about.

Third Party Use of Your Information
When you buy something, another party must verify your credit card. In addition, the name of your company (but not your name or contact information) may be shared with one of our third party suppliers depending upon the information you bought. From time to time FIOFRO or its platforms and services may send marketing emails informing you of different products and services relating to our products and services, if you do not wish to receive these emails do not check the appropriate box when you register or alternatively you may unsubscribe as detailed below.

If you no longer wish to receive our updates, newsletters and promotional communications you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the directions in the email, or forwarding the email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , prepending the subject line with the word “UNSUBSCRIBE”.

Legal Disclaimer.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may in certain circumstances 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.

Security
FIOFRO is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, that are located in controlled facilities.

International Partners
FIOFRO operates in over 40 countries through relationaships with contracted International Business partners providing services under license from FIOFRO, all International Partners have signed agreements ensuring full protection with relation to the country in which they trade and subscribing to the best practice guide as provided by FIOFRO.