Privacy Policy

Effective date: March 1, 2020

Federated Networks Association ("us", "we", or "our") operates the feneas.org
website including all services associated with the Domain name (the "Service").
We additionally operate the wedistribute.org and joindiaspora.com websites
(also part of the "Service"). Additionally we also have a membership
program (the "Membership" or "Member"). Our policies towards your data and
your rights are also covered by this privacy policy. When we talk
about "Service" or "Membership" in this page, those terms should be thought as the same.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use,
and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service or join us as
a Member, and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service or your Membership experience.
By using the Service or being a Member, you agree to the collection and use of
information in accordance with this policy.

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

We process your data under Legitimate Interest.
This means that we process your data only as necessary to deliver the Service
or Membership, and in a manner that you understand and expect.

In situations where the interests of the individual appear to be in conflict
with the broader societal interests, we will seek to reconcile
those differences guided by our policy.

Right to Erasure

You can request that we delete our copy of your messages, files and other data
by instructing us to deactivate your accounts on our Service or Membership.
You can do this by contacting us via email to privacy@feneas.org.

Data Portability

Under GDPR you have a right to request a copy of your data in a commonly-accepted format.
If you would like a copy of your data, please send a request via email to
privacy@feneas.org.

Your Rights as Data Subject

You have rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you.
Some of these only apply in certain circumstances. Some of these rights are
explored in more detail elsewhere in this document. For completeness,
your rights under GDPR are:

The right to be informed
The right of access
The right to rectification
The right to erasure
The right to restrict processing
The right to data portability
The right to object
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

For more details about these rights, please see the guidance from the European Commission.
If you have any questions or are unsure how to exercise your rights,
please contact us via email (privacy@feneas.org).

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve
our Service or Membership to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service or being a Member, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally
identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data").
Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

Created Content

Any content you create ("Content") while using our Service or being a Member will be stored
within our Service and made available to other users, services and third-parties, depending
on the visibility of the Content you have set. This may include, but is not limited to:

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data").
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address),
browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit,
the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages,
unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier.
Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.
Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect
and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

Use of Data

Federated Networks Association uses the collected data for various purposes:

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to - and maintained on -
computers located outside of your state,
province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may
differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data to
any location that we need to process it in. We also transfer your data on a need be basis
as "Federated Data".

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information
represents your agreement to that transfer.

Federated Networks Association will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure
that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, when
stored in locations controlled by us. Federated Data is often transferred to locations
outside our control, meaning that we cannot ensure the storage of the data is secure
or according to this privacy policy.

Membership data is never shared as Federated Data and is always stored securely.

Federated data

Our Service is a part of the larger federated web ("Federation" or "Federated").
As such, we will constantly transfer your Content to other services
outside our control. This happens automatically and transparently.
By using our Service, you accept that we do not control the data
we have transferred to services outside our control after it has been transferred.
You agree that your Content stored on the third-party services, even if created on
our Service, is covered by the privacy policy of the third-party site.

We may also transfer specific Personal Data to third-party services automatically,
if it is required to implement the Service. This may include, but is not limited to:

Removal of Federated Data

When you request the deletion of your Personal Data or Content that has been transferred
to a third-party service, we will make automatic Federation requests for that data to be deleted
from the third-party service.

The third-party site is responsible for processing and respecting these requests. By giving
us your Personal Data or Content, you agree that we do not control the third-party sites
and cannot force them to remove any Federated Data that we have transferred to them.

Disclosure Of Data

Federated Networks Association may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith
belief that such action is necessary to:

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method
of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.
While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data,
we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"),
to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services
or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these
tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

The service providers having access to personal data are:

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us.
If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site.
We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content,
privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone
under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that
your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us.
If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without
verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any
changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service,
prior to the change becoming effective and update the "effective date" at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.
Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email.

The named Data Protection Officer is Jason Robinson, email: privacy@feneas.org