NLUUG Online Privacy and Anti-Spam policy
The NLUUG is the user group of (professional) Open Source and UNIX
users in the Netherlands. Our main goal is to promote the use of, and
knowledge about, Open Source, Open Standards and UNIX. We do so through
facilitating the transfer of knowledge about Open Source amongst members
and between members and other interested parties. Examples of the NLUUG's
activities are organising technical conferences, maintaining an electronic
magazine and hosting mailing lists.
In the course of our activities, we gather and store information
about members and non-members. This policy defines how we treat and use that
For a number of reasons, the NLUUG has to know things about people and
organisations that are members or who use or attend one of the NLUUG's
activities. In the rest of this document we call this collection of
We promise to be fair keepers of that data, and are bound by the
- We use the data that we gather in the course of our
activities only for NLUUG business.
- We do not give out any such data to third parties (including
the NLUUG's own members).
- We may use the data to inform you about activities of the NLUUG, or
allied organisations, in which we feel you might be interested.
A decision to do so is an NLUUG board decision.
- When we ask you to enter data, we give you the choice not to allow us
to use this data to inform you about aforementioned activities.
- On your request, we will tell you what we know about you, and will
correct any such data items that are verifiably incorrect.
With regard to the security of your data we promise the following:
- We take adequate security measures to protect data from being disclosed
by intruders or hackers. Data is never stored where it can be reached
directly through the Internet (e.g. the web).
- We do not keep electronic records of financial data items (such as
credit card numbers) beyond what is necessary to secure required
With regard to e-mail addresses we promise the following:
- We never give out e-mail addresses or subscriber lists of NLUUG mailing
lists to third parties. When sending messages across an NLUUG mailing
list, we will take care to hide the recipients.
- We will not engage in the practice of spamming, i.e.: sending
unsolicited e-mail messages to unknown persons. Only people who have
given us their e-mail address can expect mail from us.
- If you are on a mailing list, you will have a facility
at your disposal to remove yourself from the list. You will be reminded of
this facility in every mail that is sent through the list.
If you want to converse with somebody about this policy, or are
interested in what we know about you, please contact the NLUUG through