RIFC - Rhode Island Film Collaborative - Independent Films and Filmmakers in RI

Filmaking Through Community

RIFC is committed to protecting the personal information of our members. Because your use of our services and website and any of its web pages indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, we ask that you please review it carefully. We may change our Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions to this website. Our Privacy Policy shall be applicable to any person or entity who directly or indirectly, themselves or through an agent or representative, inputs information into or on our website, and is applicable to all information input into or on our website. Terms defined in our Terms and Conditions of Use, also linked to our website, shall have the same meaning in our Privacy Policy.

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

It is important that we collect accurate personal information to provide better service to you. We obtain information from your visits to and registration on our website. Specifically, we may obtain information such as your name, address, email address, phone number and other contact information. We also employ "cookies" to collect information about you and other users and the use of our website. "Cookies" are small computer files that we transfer to your computer's hard drive that allow us to know how often you visit our website, and the activities you conduct while on our website. Our use of cookies is not used to record any of your personally identifiable information while on our website. We may obtain information such as your Internet service provider, your computer's operating system and Web browser, your Web site use and your product and service preferences from your visits to Web sites. We may ask you to provide demographic information, so we can provide a more useful personalized experience to you.

How Do We Use Your Information?

RIFC uses PayPal, a third party intermediary to manage credit card or other payment processing. Credit card information is not stored by RIFC or on the RIFC site.

We also use collected information to setup or improve our website, and we may use collected information to contact you for a variety of reasons, including, without limitation obtaining information from you regarding your use of our website and ways we can improve our website, and to send information to you regarding us, and our services, and to better understand our services. We make limited information about members available to other members through our membership area - please visit that area for specific details and to turn on or off the contact info that may be viewed by other members. Also, we will not sell or rent personal identification information to anyone and we will not disclose any collected information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our website, track your use, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may disclose personal information when required or permitted by applicable law, judicial process or in court proceedings.

What Personal Information Is Shared With Others

We share your personal information with our employees, agents, and independent contractors who provide services you request or which are requested on your behalf. We may share aggregated demographic information with professionals who construct and modify our website, and who assist us in developing our business. Aggregated data is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person, and parties using such aggregated data are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purposes of providing these services.

How Do We Protect The Personal Information About You?

We use physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the information we collect about you. We instruct our employees as to the confidential handling of information we collect. Employees who violate these confidentiality requirements may be subject to disciplinary action. Of course, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your passwords and user identification information. RIFC and its employees do not have access to your password or security questions. The information we maintain about you should be accurate and complete to assist us in providing services to you. If you see information which suggests that our information is incomplete or inaccurate, please email us at info@rifcfilms.comso that we can update this information.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Web Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other site. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web Site.