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The Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP) provides the information on this website as a benefit and service in furtherance of its mission — and its status as a nonprofit and tax exempt organization. Please note that the site has been designed for your personal, noncommercial use, and that by accessing the site, you are accepting the terms and conditions described in this section of the site.

Copyrights and Trademarks

The content of this web site is subject to copyrights and service marks owned or controlled by FSP and/or other entities or persons. Material from this website may not be reproduced, downloaded, transmitted or published, in any form or by any means, unless FSP or the copyright owner of the material has given its prior express written permission. All rights are reserved.

The FSP names, service marks, trademarks and logos that appear on this website may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise used to suggest FSP's endorsement, sponsorship of, or affiliation with, any product, service, person or entity, without FSP's prior express written permission.

Other brand names, product names, trademarks and service marks appearing on this website are the property of their respective owners.

Links and Advertising

For your convenience, FSP may provide links to various other websites that may be of interest. FSP encourages you to note when you have been transferred to another site. FSP does not control such websites and is not responsible for their content or privacy practices. Further, FSP may allow third parties to advertise on this site and may provide a link from the FSP website to the third party's site. FSP does not endorse or recommend any such third party or its products or services unless such endorsement or recommendation is explicitly stated on FSP's website. FSP disclaims all liability for any claims or damages that may result from the use of external web sites linked to this site.

Disclaimer

FSP makes every effort to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of this website, however, the website may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be made periodically to the website and may be made at any time.

THE FSP WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. FSP DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OR OPERATION OF THIS WEB SITE. FSP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT ERROR OR THAT THIS WEBSITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES. FSP IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR COSTS IF USE OF THIS WEB SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA OR IF ANY OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR COSTS OCCUR AS A RESULT OF SUCH USAGE.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

FSP respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. FSP strongly believes that electronic commerce and online activities will flourish only if consumers are  assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, FSP has implemented the following policy.

Information Collection

Information collected by FSP is used primarily to help FSP better serve its members. FSP is the sole owner of the information collected on our site. It is our general policy to collect and store only information that is knowingly provided by our members and other visitors to our website. FSP will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

General Users. FSP does not collect any personal information from visitors browsing its website. Users of the public areas of FSP's website browse anonymously. Only aggregate data -- such as the number of hits per page -- is collected. This data is used only for internal and marketing purposes and does not provide any personal identifying information.

Information from Members, Conference Registrants, and Other Customers. To gain access to members-only resources and personalization features on the FSP website, members and other users are asked to register and provide certain limited information. This information is submitted voluntarily. FSP asks users to provide their name, member number (for members), organization name, business phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to FSP through membership applications, conference or seminar registration, publication orders, subscriptions, and contest registrations.

Use of Data Collected

FSP uses data collected to improve website content, to respond to users' interests, needs and preferences, and to develop new products and services.

Disclosure to Third Parties

If you participate in FSP's Consumer Referral Service, we make the member contact information you provided to us available to consumers who are seeking competent professional advice and service. We alert third parties that this information is to be used for the intended purpose only. However, your information may be copied from our website without our knowledge.

On a limited basis, FSP may make member contact information available to third parties that offer products and services that we believe are of value to our members. This data may include names, job titles, companies, business addresses, and/or e-mail addresses, and is provided on a limited-use basis only. These companies are prohibited by contract from sharing this information or using it for any reason other than its intended purpose.

On occasion, FSP may share business telephone numbers with third-party companies for purposes of surveying our members. These companies are prohibited by contract from sharing this information or using it for any reason other than its intended purpose.

FSP may share general demographic information with our partners, sponsors, and advertisers.

Personal identifiable information, such as your Social Security number, home contact (unless this is listed as your primary address) and credit card information is never shared with third parties.

Users may request FSP to refrain from disclosing the data it collects to third parties on the membership application form, conference registration form or any other form on which they are providing information. An opt-out box will appear on each form on which a user provides information. Alternatively, users may contact FSP at Info@FinancialPro.org or 800-927-2427 to express their preferences if they determine later that they do not wish to have the information shared.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can edit your browsers to block cookies, at your discretion. FSP uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about users over the Internet or to analyze any information that users have knowingly or unknowingly provided.

Misuse of Information

If any user suspects FSP has handled its personal information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mailing to Info@FinancialPro.org or by calling 800-927-2427.

Notification of Changes

If FSP decides to change its privacy policy, we will post those changes on the website, so that our members and other users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under which circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

SECURITY

FSP takes every reasonable precaution to protect the information of our members, visitors, and customers. When sensitive information is submitted via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line to the best of FSP's ability.

RSS FEED: TERMS OF USE

RSS (really simple syndication) service is a means by which FinancialPro.org offers feeds of Events, Press Releases and Membership information in XML format ("RSS Content") to visitors to FinancialPro.org who use RSS aggregators. These Terms of Use govern your use of the RSS service. These Terms of Use may be changed by FSP at any time without notice.

Use of RSS Feeds

RSS is a free service offered by FSP for non-commercial use. Any other uses, including without limitation the incorporation of advertising into or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted towards the RSS Content, are strictly prohibited. You must use the RSS feeds as provided by FSP, and you may not edit or modify the text, content or links supplied by FSP. For web posting, reprint, transcript or licensing requests for FSP material, please send your request to info@financialpro.org.

Link to Content Pages:

The RSS service may be used only with those platforms from which a functional link is made available that, when accessed, takes the viewer directly to the display of the full article on the FinancialPro.org site. You may not display the RSS Content in a manner that does not permit successful linking to, redirection to or delivery of the applicable FinancialPro.org web page. You may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the RSS link and the applicable FinancialPro.org web page.

Ownership/Attribution:

FSP retains all ownership and other rights in the RSS Content, and any and all FSP logos and trademarks used in connection with the RSS Service. You must provide attribution to the appropriate FSP website in connection with your use of the RSS feeds. If you provide this attribution using a graphic, you must use the appropriate FSP website's logo that we have incorporated into the RSS feed.

Right to Discontinue Feeds:

FSP reserves the right to discontinue providing any or all of the RSS feeds at any time and to require you to cease displaying, distributing or otherwise using any or all of the RSS feeds for any reason including, without limitation, your violation of any provision of these Terms of Use. FSP assumes no liability for any of your activities in connection with the RSS feeds or for your use of the RSS feeds in connection with your website.