Privacy policy
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Introduction
1. The privacy of our website visitors is very important to us, and we are
committed to safeguarding it. This policy explains what we do with your
personal information.
2. Consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy
when you first visit our website permits us to use cookies eve
ry time you visit
our website.
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How we
collect
your personal data
The following types of personal information may be collected, stored, and used:
1.
Information about your computer including
your
IP address, geographical
location, browser type and version, and operating system
2.
Information about your visits
to and use of
this website incl
uding the
referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths.
3.
Information that you enter when you register with our website, such as
your email website.
4.
Information that you enter when you
create a profile on our websi
te. For
example, your name, profile pictures, gender, birthday, relationship
status, interests and hobbies, educational details, and employment
details.
5.
Information that you enter in order to set up subscription to our emails
and/or newsletters.
6.
Information that is generated while using our website, including when,
how often, and under what circu
mstances you use it.
7.
Information relating to anything you purchase, services you use, or
transaction you make
through
our website, which includes your name,
address, telephone number, email
address
, and credit card details.
8.
Information that you post to our website with the intentio
n of publishing
it on the internet.
9.
Any other personal information you send to us.
D.
Using
Personal
Information
Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the
purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant
pages of the website. We may
use your personal information for the following:
 
1.
A
dministering our website and business
2.
P
ersonalizing our website for you
3.
E
nabling your use of the services available on our website
4.
Sending you goods purchased through our w
ebsite
5.
Supplying services purchased through our website
6.
Sending statements, invoices, and payment reminders t
o
you, and
collecting payments from you.
7.
Sending you on
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marketing commercial communications
8.
S
ending
you email notifications you have specifically requested.
9.
Sending you our email newsletter if you signed up for it (you can
unsubscribe at any time).
10.
Sending you marketing communications relating to our business or the
businesses of third parties
which we think may be of interest to you.
11.
Provid
ing third parties with statistical information about our users.
12.
Dealing with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to
our website
13.
Keeping our
website se
cure and prevent fraud.
14.
V
erifying
compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of
our website.
15.
Other uses.
If you submit
personal
information for publication on our website, we will publish
and otherwise use t
hat information in
accordance
with the license you grant us.
Your privacy settings can be used to limit the
publication
of your information on our
website and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.
We will not, witho
ut your expressed consent, supply your personal information to
any third party for their or any other third party
s direct marketing.
E. Disclosing personal information
We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers,
insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors as reasonably
necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of
companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its
subsidiaries) as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your per
sonal information:
 
1.
to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
2.
in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
3.
in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing
information to others for the purposes
of fraud prevention and reducing
credit risk);
4.
to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we
are (or are contemplating) selling; and
5.
to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other
competent authority fo
r disclosure of that personal information where, in our
reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to
order disclosure of that personal information.
Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal informatio
n to
third parties.
F. International data transfers
1.
Information that we collect may be stored, processed in, and transferred
between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to
use the information in accordance with this policy.
2.
Infor
mation that we collect may be transferred to the following countries
which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the
European Economic Area: the United States of America, Russia, Japan,
China, and India.
3.
Personal information that
you publish on our website or submit for
publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the
world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
4.
You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information descr
ibed in
this Section F.
G. Retaining personal information
1.
This Section G sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are
designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations regarding
the retention and deletion of personal inform
ation.
2.
Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not
be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
3.
Without prejudice to article G
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2, we will usually delete personal data falling
within the categories
set out below at the date/time set out below:
a.
personal data type will be deleted {ENTER DATE/TIME}; and
b.
{ENTER ADDITIONAL DATES/TIMES}.
4.
Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section G, we will retain
documents (including electronic documents) contai
ning personal data:
a.
to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
b.
if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or
prospective legal proceedings; and
c.
in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including
providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention
and reducing credit risk).
H. Security of your personal information
1.
We will take reasonable technical and organizati
onal precautions to prevent
the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.
 
2.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure
(password
-
and firewall
-
protected) servers.
3.
All electronic financial transactions entered into th
rough our website will be
protected by encryption technology.
4.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is
inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over
the internet.
5.
You are responsible for keepin
g the password you use for accessing our
website confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when
you log in to our website).
I. Amendments
We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our
website. You should c
heck this page occasionally to ensure you understand any
changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or
through the private messaging system on our website.
J. Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any persona
l information we hold about
you; provision of such information will be subject to the following:
1.
the payment of a fee {ENTER FEE IF RELEVANT}; and
2.
the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity ({ADJUST TEXT TO
REFLECT YOUR POLICY for this purpose, we
will usually accept a photocopy
of your passport certified by a notary plus an original copy of a utility bill
showing your current address}).
We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by
law.
You may instruct us at any
time not to process your personal information for
marketing purposes.
In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your
personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an
opportunity to opt out of
the use of your personal information for marketing
purposes.
K. Third party websites
Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no
control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third
parties.
L. Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be
corrected or updated.
M. Cookies
 
Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of
letters and numbers) tha
t is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored
by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser
requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or
“session” cookies: a persistent coo
kie will be stored by a web browser and will
remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry
date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session,
when the web browser is closed. Cookies
do not typically contain any information
that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you
may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. {SELECT
ACCURATE PHRASING We use only session cookies / only
persistent cookies / both
session and persistent cookies on our website.}
1.
The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for
which they are used, are set out below:
a.
we use Google Analytics and Adwords on our website to recognize a
computer when a user {INCLUDE ALL USES THAT COOKIES ARE USED
FOR ON YOUR SITE visits the website / track users as they navigate the
website / enable the use of a shopping cart on the website
/ improve the
website’s usability / analyze the use of the website / administer the
website / prevent fraud and improve the security of the website /
personalize the website for each user / target advertisements which may
be of particular interest to spec
ific users / describe purpose(s)};
2.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies
for example:
a.
in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the
cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools,”
“Internet Options,” “Priv
acy,” and then “Advanced”;
b.
in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools,”
“Options,” “Privacy,” selecting “Use custom settings for history” from
the drop
-
down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
c.
in Chrome (version 2
9), you can block all cookies by accessing the
“Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings,” “Show
advanced settings,” and “Content settings,” and then selecting “Block
sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
Blocking all cookies
will have a negative impact upon the usability of many
websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our
website.
3.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer
for example:
a.
in Internet Explorer (version 10), you
must manually delete cookie
files (you can find instructions for doing so
at
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
);
b.
in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools,”
“Options,” an
d “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for
history”, clicking “Show Cookies,” and then clicking “Remove All
Cookies”; and
c.
in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the
“Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings,” “
Show
advanced settings,” and “Clear browsing data,” and then selecting
“Delete cookies and other site and plug
-
in data” before clicking “Clear
browsing data.”
4.
Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many
websites.