1. Personal Information
Personal information about visitors to our website is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide you with further services or to answer or forward any requests or enquiries. It is our intention that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in the United States.
2. Use of Information
3. Collecting Information on Registered Members
3.1 As part of registering with us, we collect personal information about you in order for you to take full advantage of our services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to us as detailed below.
3.2 Registration is completely optional. Registration may include submitting your name, email address, address, telephone numbers, option on receiving updates and promotional material and other information. You may access this information at any time by logging in and going to your account.
4. Direct Marketing
4.1 We will only use personal information obtained for the provision of services, for the secondary purpose of direct marketing where:
(a) We collected the personal information from the individual;
(b) the individual would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information for the purpose of direct marketing;
(c) we provide a simple means through which an individual can request to not receive marketing communications; and
(d) the individual has not requested thatsuch communications cease.
4.2 Often the law requires us to advise you of certain changes to products, services and/or regulations. You will continue to receive this information from us even if you choose not to receive direct marketing information from us. We will not disclose your information to any outside parties for the purpose of allowing them to directly market to you.
5.1 Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
5.2 We may engage third parties to provide you with goods or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties in order to meet your request for goods or services.
6.1 We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
6.2 However, we will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we do receive your transmission, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
6.3 In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.
7. Collecting Information from Users
7.1 IP Addresses
Our web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
7.2 Cookies and Applets
8. Access to Information
8.1 We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected.
8.2 In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.
9. Links to other sites
We provide links to Websites outside of our websites, as well as to third party Websites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Website and its privacy statement.
10. California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
10.1 The CCPA presribes threshold requirements that a company must meet for compliance with its provisions. Upon information and belief, our company does not meet those thresholds. In the event of a change in our status, and if the data that you provide in the course of your use of our website, content, products and/or services is governed by CCPA, we will comply with the relevant portions of the Act.
10.2 If you are a resident of the state of California, you may have the right to: request disclosure of the personal information we have collected about you and the types of third parties with whom it has been shared; request a portable copy of your information; opt out from marketing messages or the sale of your information to third parties; and request deletion of your personal information.
10.3 To make these requests, please contact our CCPA contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Children’s Privacy Statement
11.1 This children’s privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from children under the age of 13, and provides information regarding their legal rights with respect to such information.
11.2 This Website is not directed to persons under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from such children. We screen users who wish to provide personal information to prevent users under the age of 13 from providing information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a person under the age of 13, we undertake to remove such information from our records.
11.3 As we do not collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Website, we do not knowingly distribute such information to third parties.
12.1 This policy may be changed at any time at our discretion. If we should update this policy, we will post the updates to this page on our Website.