Privacy Statement, Inc.,, Forum has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site:, Forum.

Information Automatically Logged

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site., Forum, Inc. requires that you must be a legal adult or have parental consent and are a volunteer or staff member or an emergency services organization. Use of a credit card for any transaction will act as confirmation of parental consent.

Personal Information

Other forms on our web site, such as the Customer Support form and Forgot Password or User ID form, ask for some personal information, such as your name, department, contact information and e-mail. This information is necessary and used only to provide the service you are requesting from those forms. Department and license registrations will also be collected, including department size, address, roster, names of members, budget and size of community serviced. Grant applications may contain more detailed information as may information posted to the forum. Classes, presentations, and tests posted by you or your department to the forum are deemed to be public and available for viewing and any information posted in our forum will also be available for all to see.

Occasionally, we may also conduct optional surveys through our web site. In this case, we would collect the information you provide us from answering the survey questions.
Furthermore, we collect data in our log files. We collect your IP address, browser type, domain name, and we log the length of time of your visit and the number of times you visit and use our service. We use this information to gather aggregate demographic information that helps us to provide you with services and information that are relevant to you. We keep this information for our internal use; we do not share it with others.

When you are on, Inc.,, and provide us with your personal information, (except that which you publicly post to, Inc Forum). you can be sure that only, Inc., collects this information unless it is explicitly stated otherwise here in.

In addition to directly providing information to, Inc., and Forum you might also provide Personal Identifiable Information through chat sessions, e-mail exchanges or newsgroups, forum posts made available to you on, Inc. ., Inc. and this Statement of Privacy does not cover this type of transfer of your Personally Identifiable Information. You should always be careful when distributing your Personally Identifiable Information in this manner. And remember that online chat sessions, forum posts, classes, presentations, tests, and newsgroup use is considered public and you are responsible for your actions in these areas., Inc., and Forum do not monitor, review, recommend, or warrant any information posted or shared as being appropriate for any use, specific or otherwise.

Our site uses cookies to deliver content specific to your interests. We also use cookies in order to process your information requests in our teacher web site building engine.

Cookies are small amounts of data that are sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computers hard drive. In addition, we use the information they provide is in the form of aggregate statistics. They are used by us to determine audience size, measure traffic patterns and analyze clickstreams.

Understanding traffic patterns helps us figure out what were doing right and what were doing wrong- its a way for us to understand what things visitors liked about our site and what they didnt. We can then take steps to make our site even better!

We may also use cookies to customize banner ads, promotions and other content on the site. Customization allows us to provide you with information tailored to your unique tastes and interests. This process makes it even easier find the information that interests you the most. Forum, Inc.,, Forum provides a forum for the purpose of sharing information between firefighters, emergency services training officers, and officers and staff of various emergency and public service departments. All posts, shared classes, presentations, tests, and other information posted to the forums is posted at the individual posting the informations, sole discretion., Inc. does not review, approve or sanction, warranty or guarantee any information posted on the forum as shared classes, presentations, tests or training or emergency services information for accuracy, suitability, applicability to any use or specific situation.. If you participate in FireCoTraining.coms forum it is expressly understood that any information gleemed from, down loaded from or taken from the forum will be only for the purpose of ideas and in no way is warranted for any use, appropriate for any specific training or to be relied upon. If you are using this information you warrant to, Inc. that you are qualified and approved by your department or entity to do so and that you in your sole discretion as a trained and qualified person have reviewed, determined suitability to your training mission and that any information you will present or use to train that might have been shared in whole or in part from another forum participant, is now reviewed and modified to have become your own information and is presented and determined by you or qualified people in your department to be safe and applicable to your specific uses. You and your department agree to indemnify and defend, Inc. and it and FireCoTraining Forum and its principles, officers and board members, for any loss damage or liability or copyright violation caused by any information you share or take from any newsgroup, forum discussion or post or shared file., Inc., and FireCo Forum provide software and tools for training officers and a forum shell to allow its participants and licensees to to share information and ideas. In no even are we responsible for information or data posted to or shared on our forum. All ideas and information are used at your own risk. All license holders agree that in no event shall, Inc., and FireCo Forum liability exceed the amount paid for the current years license for that licensee.


We use an outside ad company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our Web site, cookies received with banner ads are collected by the ad companies; we do not have access to this information. Please take the time to read the privacy statement of any site you visit.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites., Inc.,, Forum is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.


Access to our site is protected by the Secure Sockets Layer protocol, which is the industry standard for secure data transfer software. Its proven protection is among the best software available today for secure online commerce transactions. SSL encrypts your personal information as it travels across the Internet. SSL is used by most Web sites, including online banking sites and other consumer retail sites to protect your information. In addition, our security includes 2-way data encryption that incorporates digital certificate technology. We support both 40- and 128- bit encryption technologies.

SSL is supported on the following platforms: Netscape Navigator 4.06 or higher, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or higher, and AOL 3.0 or higher are all SSL- capable and will activate it automatically when you sign on to your account.

You can tell if your browser is in secure mode by the icons that appear on the bottom bar of your browser. In Netscape navigator 4.06 and later, a padlock appears in the bottom left-hand corner of your browser window. In Internet Explorer 4.01 and later, a padlock appears in the bottom right-hand corner of the browser window.
Credit Card Protection

All credit card transactions are to be made by legal adults only.

Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your bank cannot hold you liable for more than $50 of fraudulent charges on your credit card. If your bank does hold you liable for any portion of the $50,, Inc.,, Forum will cover the entire liability for you, up to $50., Inc.,, Forum will cover this liability only if the unauthorized use of your credit card resulted through no fault of your own from purchases made at, Inc.,, Forum while using the secure server.

Security Measures You Can Take On the Internet

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

We protect your information with some of the best available security technology, but you also must play a role in ensuring that your personal information is secure and confidential. Here are five steps you can take to help you protect your information on the Web:

1. Never tell anyone your User ID or password.
2. Create hard to guess passwords.
3. Change your password frequently.
4. Be sure to log off of the site before leaving your computer.
5. Always close your browser after visiting the Web.

Subject to Change, Inc.,, Forum reserves the right to change its Privacy Statement. Please reread our Privacy Statement often. Your use of our services denotes your acceptance of our Privacy Statement.

Contacting the Web site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices, of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: