Protecting your privacy is fundamental to the way I run my business. I know that your privacy is important to you, and I'm committed to safeguarding your personal information. My Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how I may collect and use the personal information you provide to me and to assist you in making informed decisions when using dmeresources.com or my services.

This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms of Use for this website. By accessing or using this website or registering for or using any of the services available on this site, You agree that you will be bound by and subject to the Terms of Use, including this Privacy Policy.

 

Information Security

DME Resources uses a minimum of 128-bit encryption to secure all traffic to this site, and in many cases utilizes 256-bit encryption.

Additionally, our website security is independently validated daily - click here for details.

 

What Information Do I Collect?

When you visit dmeresources.com you may provide two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the site.

 

Membership Information

I wish to assure Users, Members & Subscribers that the information that I require upon registration or any other additional information requested in connection with other activities or Services on this website is necessary to insure integrity and security. This information may be shared in whole or in part with any of my registered and approved Subscribers, Moderators, Instructors, Contractors, Partners or Affiliates, as I deem necessary in order to secure, manage and provide services through my site and members-only area.

 

Users may cancel their membership with dmeresources.com at any time by notifying me via my contact form that they wish to cancel and delete their account.

 

Member's Area Privacy Controls

The verified member's area and related features (e.g. Profiles, activities, etc) are NOT available to visitors or the general public. 

Verified Professional Community members & subscribers can manage Privacy settings for various optional fields and features via the "Privacy" tab when editing their profile.   The available Privacy options there are explained below:

  • PUBLIC - This Privacy Setting makes the optional field/feature/tab available to all verified members in our secure members area.  It DOES NOT disclose this information or make it available to the "public" or visitors.
  • PRIVATE - This setting makes the content available to only yourself and system administrators or moderators.
  • CONNECTIONS - This makes the content available to only your Connections (a.k.a. "Friends").
  • CONNECTIONS OF CONNECTIONS - This setting makes the content available to both your Connections & your Connection's Connections.
  • CONNECTION TYPE - This allows you to make the content available to only Connections of specific selected categories. The current Connection categories are shown below:
    • Friend
    • Co-Worker
    • Peer
    • Other

 

Subscription & Purchase Payment Processing

I have partnered with the world's leading provider of secure online payment processing, PayPal, to process all payments.  Subscription and/or purchase receipts are provided both through our secure member's area, via email and via PayPal's email(s) and member's area (If you have and use an existing PayPal account)

PayPal accounts are not required in order to pay securely with a credit card via PayPal. 

Credit Card statement charges will appear from "LCOMPTON" or "LCOMPTON - DME Resourc". 

Click here to view PayPal's Privacy Notice & Practices.

 

Website Use Information

When a computer User visits dmeresources.com, I may note and store that User's IP address. An 'IP address' is a number that is automatically assigned to Your computer when You use the Internet. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. I use IP addresses to administer my site, analyze trends, and track User movements for the purpose of improving my services.

I may also use technology to collect other information of a similar nature, including the name of Your Internet service provider, Your operating system (e.g., Windows, Macintosh, Unix, etc.), Your browser type (e.g., Internet Explorer, AOL, Firefox, etc.), and aggregate user data. I use this information to compile statistics about the technology used by visitors to my website. These statistics and data help me to improve my website and to make it more compatible with the technology used by my visitors.

 

Cookies

dmeresources.com may place one or more cookies on your computer. A cookie is a very small text file placed on your hard drive by a Web Page server, and is essentially your identification card. Although the cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information, it allows me to customize dmeresources.com services based on your preferences. If you do not wish to have a "cookie" placed in your browser files, you may disable "cookies" following the procedures used by your particular browser.

 

eMail

If you received an email from me or dmeresources.com, (a) your email address is either listed with me as someone who has expressly shared this address for the purpose of receiving information in the future ("opt-in"), or (b) you otherwise have an existing relationship with me and/or current account with dmeresources.com.

Newsletter(s) - The DME Resources Newsletter is a service provided for members and non-members alike. Subscribing/Unsubscribing from my newsletter DOES NOT remove members from the DME Resources Professional Community. If a registered member unsubscribes from my Newsletter, they will still receive community notifications and/or broadcast messages.

A registered member's email address is NOT shared or displayed to other verified members/subscribers within the secure member's area.

 

How Information Collected Is Used

I do not sell or provide the personally identifiable information that I obtain about You through this website to third parties, other than as defined above, unless You request or permit me to do so or the disclosure is permitted or required by law. I use personal information collected from You to provide information, offerings and services requested by You or other members/subscribers, in an effort to improve my services.

 

How to Contact Me Regarding My Privacy Policy & Practices

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding my Privacy Policy please submit them via my Contact Form and I will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

Professional Profile

For more information on my professional experience, education, training, and industry involvement please visit my professional profile on LinkedIn

Contact Me

Government and Enterprise customers are encouraged to call me directly at (509) 228-8332. To download my contact vcard or submit general inquires please visit my Contact page.