We understand that Your privacy is important to You and that You care about how Your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits Our Site and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and Your rights under the law.
Under the EU Regulation 2016/679 – the General Data Protection Regulation and other applicable legislation, We are required to comply with personal data protection and processing procedures to ensure that Your data is at all times stored and processed securely and that Your rights as a data subject are observed and protected. We take these obligations very seriously and have implemented adequate technical and organizational measures to ensure protection of Your privacy.
What is personal data?
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) defines personal data as:
“any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or id in this new manner directly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.”
In order to use our site, you must first complete the registration form. When you register we collect personal information such as your name, address, email address, telephone. This information is used to contact you about the services on our site and for general correspondence. All information that is mandatory is made known on the registration form and is necessary to complete the registration process. You are encouraged to provide the additional, optional information specified on the registration form so we can provide you with a more personalized relationship.
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as email addresses. However, it is completely at your discretion to be removed from such a list as set out in our choice and opt-out section below.
Site and Services Updates
We also send you site and service announcement updates. You are not able to unsubscribe from these because they contain important information about our site and our services.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time we request information from you via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose any information to us. Information requested may include contact information (such as email addresses) and demographic information. Survey information will be used for the purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
If we make chat rooms and message boards available to our users, please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. You should therefore exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
We take every precaution to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of all information under our control. When you submit sensitive information via our site, your information is protected both online and off-line. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment. If you have any questions about the security at our site, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Supplementation of Information
In order for this site to properly fulfill its obligation to our customers, it is necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from third party sources. We send all new members a welcoming email to verify password and username. Established members will occasionally receive information on our services and newsletters. Out of respect for the privacy of our users, our users have the option not to receive these types of communications (refer to our choice and opt-out section below).
Correction/Updating Personal Information:
If your personally identifiable information changes (such as your email address), or if you no longer desire to use our services, you may correct, update or remove your personal data provided to us. This can be done at the member information page or by emailing us at email@example.com
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, information about products and services, surveys, or promotional materials from us or our clients you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in the relevant email.
Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post those changes on our Homepage and in our newsletter so you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it. If we change the way we use your Personally Identifiable Information we will notify you by email in our newsletter. If you would like to opt out of having your information used in this new manner, we will ask you to contact us within a month and your information will not be used. If you do not contact us within that month, we will assume that you consent to have your information used in this new manner.