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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for (http://www.bluemongooseportal.com). This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

  • What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

• See what data we have about you, if any.

• Change/correct any data we have about you.

• Have us delete any data we have about you.

• Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. 

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 585-329-TWO FOUR THREE ONE or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Client References

To protect the privacy of our clients contact information, all references are gladly made available by email request. 

FAQ

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What is hosting and how does it work?


Hosting is renting digital real estate. Your website needs a place to live. A hosting service provides that space for a fee. The amount of space you need depends on the amount of space your website takes up as well as the amount of traffic you get. Once we know more about your business and needs , we can determine a package that will meet your needs but allow you some room to grow.

Can you host my website?

Yes.  We assist you in determining which features you'll need and an appropriate package to fit your needs. We get you setup with web mail, statistics services, transfer of domain name if necessary and control panel use for more advanced users.

Where do I get a name for my website?

You can buy it on your own or we can order it for you. We charge 9.95 per year for domain names. If your not sure what name you want or if it's available go to the domain name search page .


How much does hosting cost?

Hosting prices are based upon the amount of space you use and the amount of bandwidth or traffic handling capability you need and specific features you need. Plans range from 10.00 per month to 49.00 per month for typical shared hosting packages, however dedicated server hosting can exceed 200.00 per month.


How do I switch hosting companies?

If you want to switch hosting companies to keep your online affairs streamlined, that's usually a good idea. Let us know who your hosting company is, how to contact them and whether or not your under a contract. We will handle it from there. If your not sure who your hosting company is we can assist you in finding out.
{/slide} {slide=Search Engines Q&A}Will clients be able to find my website on search engines?
Yes. Once your website is given your o.k. to be published ,I register your domain name with all major search engines. It can take from 2 days to 4 weeks for search engines to make their way to your website and list it for search eligibility.

Where will I rank on search engines or do you do search engine optimization?
We perform initial search engine optimization (SEO). Your ranking will depend upon many factors. Those factors include; proper meta tag keywords embedded in the source code of your website( I include in this in your web design) Popularity of the search terms your business elicits( some terms have fierce competition for placement) Ranking is an art form and a science, I utilize all standard methods of getting you listed as high as possible. I however cannot guarantee, nor can anyone, a high ranking on any search that is not a paid placement ad.

What about pay per click advertising?

Pay per click search engines and advertising is available on many search engines including google.com. How it works: You bid a price for the right to rank in a certain place on a search engine inquiry for a specific word or term. They charge your credit card according to the number of times people click on your paid per click link to your website. This method can get very expensive but can be worth it, especially if you sell high ticket items or services. Google is one of the best known pay per click engines on the net. If you are interested in learning more about them I've included a link to them on my links page.

What it SEO?
Search Engine Optimization. We perform initial SEO. Should you wish to engage in ongoing highly specialized SEO, it is costly, but effective. We can recommend a vendor should you decide you want one.

What search engines will you submit my site to?
I submit your site to Yahoo, DMOZ, Google, AOL, MSN and any others that are appropriate for your business. Some companies promise to submit to thousands of search engines but the ones I've listed will be responsible for 99%of your search engine directed traffic.
{/slide} {slide=Design and Graphics Q&A} Are your graphics originals?
Logos will always be originals. Menus will always be original. Other graphics depend on what is needed and tastefull. We have over 350,00 graphics at my disposal, membership to royalty free graphics libraries, as well as excellent graphics software to create virtually anything.

Will I own the graphics you create for my company?
You will own any logos I create for your company as well as original graphic designs. Royalty free photos, background fades and textures you will not.

Are the non-original graphics you use royalty free?
"Yes. Please note that although they may be important in conveying the theme or personality of your site, they themselves cannot be copyrighted or trademarked.

What type of design is best for my business?
The best type design for your business is one your comfortable with, the site visitor can understand and one that is relevant to the type of business that your engaged in.For example, a cookie bakery would probably use shades of brown associated with sweets as a color theme. It would use images that are baking related as links or background images of people eating the cookies.

I like a menu system /layout/idea I saw on another site, can you recreate it for my company?
Typically, yes. Just provide me with a link to the site where you found it.

Can you create or update my logo?
Yes. Typically we will get an idea of what your looking for and then submit 4 to 6 different designs to you for approval.If your looking for a re-design or modification of your current logo we can do that . You simply email the image file to us and we take it from there.{/slide} {slide=CMS (Content Management System) Q&A}
What is a content management system?
For purposes of updating common website content including text,pictures,links and media files, a CMS allows you to add,edit and delete content within your site without affecting the site structure.

Where do I go to make changes to my website?
You can access the administrator portal thru any standard web browser. You will be provided the website address and login credentials to access your site by Blue Mongoose.
Typically it will be yourdomainhere.com/ControlPanel {/slide}{slide=Site Maintenance Q&A}Who maintains my website?

Option A: Self Administered| We will provide you with all the necessary information for accessing the content management system of your website to edit your content.

Option B: IT Administered | If you prefer to have us administer your site our fees are as follows:

  • On Demand - Per occasion edits (useful for infrequent changes)$24.50 USD per half hour.minimum 1/2 hr. charge.
  • High Volume All Inclusive - 12 month contracted editing (useful for frequent changes)$49.95 USD per month includes 1 hour of editing, hosting plan and domain name.
  • Low Volume All inclusive - includes 1/2 hour of updating, hosting plan and domain name 29.00 per month 12 month agreement
  • Custom Plan - Other needs:If you have special needs, we can develop a customized support plan for you.


Who do I contact if I have technical problems?

If it is a website issue, contact Blue Mongoose.
If you are hosted with Blue Mongoose please contact us with any server issues such as email, ftp, statistics, etc.
If your site is hosted elsewhere your hosting provider should provide you with technical support for server issues such as statistics, email, ftp, etc.

How do I know how many people are visiting my site?
Once your site has been published you will have access to a statistics page which reports on all of your site activity including number of unique visitors, top referring search engines, top keyword searches and too many more options to list here. {/slide}

Website Design and Development Pricing

A Smart Investment That Supports Your Success

Our rates and fees are based upon the type of website or development your looking for. Our development packages begin at $2195. 

We partner with established businesses and start-ups looking for professional quality, innovative solutions, fast service and excellent return on investment.

Please go here to fill out a quote request or call 585.329.2431 M-F 8am to 5pm. We pack as much value as we can into our prices. To learn about what we include in our fees go here.

*Development fees are disbursed thru-out the timeline of the project with the final disbursement being due upon launch of your project.

About Blue Mongoose

"The success of most endeavors is directly related to the values of the people aiding you in that journey. "

Who are we?

We are your web technology department. We listen to your goals, needs and wants. We then develop and deliver effective solutions to assist you in meeting them. We are driven by a sincere commitment to provide you with outstanding products, service and support.

What Can We Do For You?

We are your "Ace Up The Sleeve" when it comes to the using the web to make your business better.

You can Depend On Us to assist you in everything from: securing a domain name , web hosting services, configuring email accounts, creating artwork, website copy creation, website design, custom application development, database design, web video production and publishing, web animation, basic search engine optimization, basic web marketing techniques, email newsletter design and much, much more. Boy that's a mouthful.

Staying Current

As our clients have grown and required new technologies to meet their objectives, we too have grown to meet and exceed those demands. We deliver cutting edge design, development and deployment of web based technologies.

We know they are plenty of companies and people out there who can "build websites" and yet we've been able to attract a steady stream of new clients from the medical, entertainment, marketing, industrial, financial,non-profit and retail industries. Our skills are in demand because We Build and Value Relationships. We benefit our clients by becoming a "Go to Resource" to help them leverage technology to create, grow and maintain their ongoing endeavors.

Our team consists of copywriters, graphic artists, web language programmers,video producers, animation technicians, database application developers and a project director. We deliver quality work on time.

Behind The Curtain

My name is Mike Panessa. I'm where the buck stops. I'm the one who frets and sweats over your project to make sure it is everything you want it to be and more.


I possess a degree in Communications and Media Arts. I offer 18 years of experience working in Television, Advertising and Marketing and internet technologies. I've owned, designed and operated several successful online retail websites. I know what works thru practical experience. I've designed hundreds of websites and developed many other projects. I love what I do for a living and the people I collaborate with. I believe that translates into the work we create for our clients. I hope you choose to become one.

Get To The Point

What we do is a fine balance of technology and art. It is our goal to breath to life, your project, in all it's highest aspirations. Creating a satisfying result with a refined sense of good taste is our promise to you.

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