• Privacy Statement

    This Privacy Statement sets out how Volconvo uses and protects any information that you provide when you visit Volconvo.

    Volconvo is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should you be asked to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using Volconvo you can be assured that it will be used only in accordance with this privacy policy.

    Volconvo may change this policy from time to time. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes. This policy is effective from 20 September, 2011.

    Volconvo's servers automatically recognize your IP address.

    Volconvo collects e-mail addresses of those who register as members. It also collects—only when voluntarily supplied—date of birth, home page URL, instant messaging contact information, biographical information, location of residence, interests, occupation, nationality, and political affiliation.

    The information collected from you is used in the following ways:


    • to improve the quality of your experience on Volconvo,
    • to notify you about updates to Volconvo and upcoming events,
    • to improve the placement and quality of the advertisements that financially underwrite the Volconvo site,
    • to analyze the performance and use of features offered on Volconvo,
    • to assist management and staff in making decisions about the future growth and improvement of Volconvo,
    • to keep accurate internal records about all activities to insure members and visitors have an enjoyable and safe experience.


    Volconvo uses "cookies" to store visitor's preferences and record session information. A cookie is a small file which our software uploads to your computer. The cookie helps Volconvo management analyze web traffic and improves the quality of your visit.

    Cookies allow Volconvo's software to respond to you as an individual. Using the cookie, the program can tailor its operations to your individual needs, and likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
    Traffic log cookies are used to identify which pages are being used. This helps in the analysis of data about web page traffic which is used to improve Volconvo in order to respond to members' needs. The information from "cookies" is also used for statistical analysis purposes.

    Overall, cookies help provide you with a better website by enabling Volconvo management to monitor which pages are most useful and which are not. A cookie does allow access to your computer or any information about you.
    You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies because they are so helpful, but you can modify your browser's setting to decline cookies, if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Volconvo website.

    Ad servers are used on Volconvo for the placement of advertising on various pages. These programs are administered by third party companies. They may collect information such as your domain type, IP address, and clickstream information. You should visit these companies' websites for their privacy policies. The companies Volconvo has advertising relationships with are:

    Google AdSense (http://google.com)
    Text Link Ads (http://www.text-link-ads.com)

    From time to time, we may use member's information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information use practices change we will post the policy changes on our Web site to notify you of the changes and provide you with the ability to opt out. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should regularly check Volconvo's Privacy Statement at http://www.volconvo.com/cmps.php?page=privacypolicy

    Members may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by visiting http://www.volconvo.com/forums/profi...do=editoptions and making the appropriate selections.

    Upon request we provide visitors with access to the information that we maintain about them. Members can access this information by sending a request from http://www.volconvo.com/forums/sendmessage.php.

    Visitors can insure their information is correct by visiting http://www.volconvo.com/forums/profi...do=editprofile and making the necessary changes.

    With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you at Volconvo.

    Volconvo may contain links to other websites, including social media sites such as facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. Volconvo managers have no control over how information about you is used by other sites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide when you are visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the websites in question.

    We will not sell, distribute, lease, or release your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.

    Stephen Best, Owner
    sbest@stephenbest.ca
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