Frequently Asked Questions and Privacy Policies
Melbourne High School** Class of '73
· This is my first visit to the website. How do I login?
Please click on "Classmate Profiles" then click on YOUR NAME to set up a FREE member account (click JOIN HERE). Provide your work or home e-mail address, select a password (which you can change at any time), and tell us about your life since the days at Mel-Hi. Add your married name, children’s names, photos, etc. Once you have established your profile, you will have access to the entire website, which includes the ability to communicate with other classmates and view protected areas.
· I forgot my login information and/or password. What should I do?
You login with the e-mail address you provided during your member account set up (include domain name, such as @aol.com). If you have several e-mail addresses and cannot remember which one you used or if you no longer have access to that e-mail address, click on "Contact Us" and provide your new e-mail address. If you remember your e-mail address but you forgot your password, click on the "Forgot password?" link right above the green "Log On" button, and the website will automatically e-mail your password to you within a few minutes.
· Does this website cost me anything?
Membership in this website is absolutely FREE. You are not charged for anything! The only money you will ever spend is if you make a donation towards the reunion or if you purchase something related to the reunions!
· Who has access to my "Classmate Profile" and personal contact information?
You can choose whether your "Classmate Profile" is publicly viewable on the website (e.g., by other classes, friends, and the general public) or restricted to registered classmates only. If restricted, search engines and the general public will be blocked from accessing your Classmate Profile page. You can also choose whether or not your mailing address and phone number are displayed; otherwise, only the City and State where you live will be listed. Click on the "Edit Your Profile" link under the Member Functions menu in the side column, then scroll down to the bottom of the page to make your choice. Remember that certain sections of this website are restricted unless you are logged in.
· Can I be notified if other Classmates update their "Classmate Profile"?
YES! Click on "Classmate Profiles" then click on the name of the classmate you'd like to keep track of. Once he/she has registered, his/her profile will be displayed. Scroll down to the bottom of his/her profile page, click on the box that says "Notify me whenever [Classmate's] profile is updated", and click on the "Notify Me" button. You will be notified by e-mail when they update their profile, it's that easy!
· Does the public or other classmates have access to my e-mail address?
No. To protect your privacy, your work or home e-mail address is stored only within the website, so classmates can send you a message, but they have to enter a six-digit Security Code that prevents non-Classmates or "spammers" from sending you junk e-mail. You can decide who you want to provide your own e-mail address to. To check if you've received any new messages, click on the "Message Area" under the Member Functions menu in the side column. Before you create a profile, you will see that the pages are password protected. Password protection will stop the public and search engines from accessing a password protected area on our web site. It will not stop a Classmate with an account from accessing any page of the site, even if the page is password protected.
· How will I receive e-mails from the website?
E-mails to everyone will be sent to you from firstname.lastname@example.org so please add this e-mail address to your Address Book or your spam filter's Approved List. You can send e-mails to our website administrators by clicking on the "Contact Us" tab at the top of the page.
· What are examples of the e-mails that I may be sent?
You will be e-mailed information about new website features; details about upcoming class reunion or events; general announcements about classmates; and other important news.
· Can I post my own photos or videos on the website?
Yes! You can upload a current photo of yourself, your family, pets, vacations, old photos from days gone by, etc. -- anything you want to share -- by clicking on "Edit/Upload Photos" under the Member Functions menu on the left. There is no limit on the number of digital photos that you can store on your "Classmate Profile" page. Each photo is automatically resized to fit on your profile page. You can also upload your own videos that you've posted to YouTube.com by clicking on the "Classmate Profiles" link, then following the instructions. And yes, you can add, delete or replace your own photos or videos at any time.
· How does the "Message Forum" work?
The current message forum is a bit sloppy but it still works. The ClassCreator folks are working on getting this upgraded. To see the forum, click on the "Message Forum" link and you can chat with our fellow classmates when they login and read the "Message Forum." Post a response to a prior message or start your own topic of conversation by asking a question, re-living an old memory or sharing your thoughts on life.
· Who designs and maintains this website?
This website was designed by members of the reunion committee who also maintain the site using a web-based application called ClassCreator.com that provides free websites to high schools, colleges and alumni associations worldwide. You may send questions, suggestions, or general comments to committee members by clicking on the "Contact Us" link.
· Does Class Creator rent, sell, or in any way profit from having our Classmates' names, addresses and personal information?
No. Class Creator does not rent or sell any classmate information or engage in any marketing or solicitation to Classmates. All personal contact information is held strictly confidential. Class Creator does not sell advertising on the website or display banner ads or pop-up windows. Start your own high school class web site.