FAQs/Privacy Policy

Frequently Asked Questions and Privacy Policy about the
Penncrest High School Class of 1973 Website

1. This is my first visit to the website. How do I login?

Please click on "Classmate Profiles" (above, far left tab), then click on YOUR NAME to set up a FREE member account. 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 Penncrest High School. Add your married name, if applicable, photos, etc.

 2. 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. Our website administrator (Patti Brown) will make the change and then e-mail you a temporary password. Once you've logged in using your new e-mail address and temporary password, change your password by clicking the "Change Your Password" link under the Member Functions menu on the home page.

 If you remember your e-mail address, but 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.

 3. Who has access to my "Classmate Profile" and personal contact information?

 You can choose whether your "Classmate Profile" is publicly viewable on the web (e.g., by other classes, friends, and the general public) or restricted to registered Penncrest High School 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.

If you are logged onto the site and you Google or search yourself or any of us that has a profile, your entire profile will show, but ONLY if you are logged on, and ONLY  to you. Anyone else who Googles you will get a message that you have to be logged on to see that profile, as soon as you log out and check again, you get the "you have to log in" message.

4. 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.

5. 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. 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.

6. How will I receive e-mails from the Penncrest Class of 1973?

E-mails to the entire class will be sent to you from postmaster@classcreator.net 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 administrator (Patti Brown), by clicking on the "Contact Us" tab at the top of the page. Patti will reply as soon as possible.

7. What are examples of the e-mails that I may be sent?

You won't receive much e-mail from this site. If so, it would be regarding Reunion Information, and that won't happen often, if at all. Perhaps a reminder e-mail will be sent to you on New Year's Day suggesting that the start of the new year is a good time to update your "Classmate Profile".

8. 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, past reunions, 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.

9. My Senior Photo is not on this site. How can it be posted?

Only the website administrator has the capability to post your senior portrait in the upper right hand side of your Profile page. Senior pictures were scanned from the yearbook, so if your picture was not in the yearbook, we could not put it on the site. Not to worry though, click the "Contact Us" button and ask me where you can either e-mail me your scanned senior picture (in JPEG format, please)  or where you can snail mail me a copy to scan and post to your page. Please send those photos, we want everyone's smiling faces!

10. What qualifies someone as a "Guest Member" on this site?

A "Guest Member" is a classmate who went through the school years with us, but didn't graduate with us. They either moved away, failed a class, or perhaps they are "friends" from another class a year before or after us. To become a "Guest Member" simply e-mail me (on the "Contact Us" button) and ask me to add your name. Once your name is added, you will then be able to post your own profile and join in all the website activities.

11. I have some  Elementary Years photos I'd like included on the site. What do I do?

If you have any old class photos from the elementary years you'd like to have added to the "Grade School Photos" page, click  the "Contact Us" button and ask me where you can either e-mail me your scanned elementary pictures (in JPEG format, please) or where you can snail mail me them. I will scan and post them on the website, then mail them right back to you. I promise!

12. Is there any information about the deceased class members?

Many people have inquired about the details of our deceased classmates.  If anyone has any information on our "In Memory" classmates, please let me know. Do you have a copy of their obituary that I may post to their profile page? If you have something to share about a deceased class member, feel free to add your own memorial or comments to their profile page. Be sure your information is true (not rumored). I do not want anything unconfirmed posted on this website, please.

13. How does the "Message Forum" work?

Click on "Message Forum" above and you can chat with your 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 share your thoughts on life. Don't be shy...it's FREE! 

14. Who designs and maintains the PHS Class of 1973 website?

The Penncrest High School Class of 1973 website was designed by Patti Brown, who also maintains the site using a web-based application called ClassCreator.com that provides free websites to high schools, colleges, and alumni associations worldwide. Patti donates her time to serve as our website administrator. You can send questions, suggestions, or general comments to her by clicking on the "Contact Us" link above.

15. Does ClassCreator rent, sell, or in any way profit from having our Classmates' names, addresses, and personal information? How does it make its money?

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. Class Creator does sell domain name registrations to Classes through its ClassNames.net subsidiary for $19 per year, but using that service is optional. Our website is owned by our Reunion Committee--not by Class Creator.

16. How can I get more information about our PHS Class of 1973 website and about Class Creator?

For more information about our PHS Class of 1973 website, click on "Contact Us" above to send an e-mail to our website administrator, Patti Brown, or call her at (941) 761-8855. For more information about Class Creator, visit their website (www.classcreator.com) or call their Customer Service Department at 734-717-2646 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific time Monday - Friday, or e-mail them at info@classcreator.com.