How we collect your privacy information and what type of information we collect
Unless it is unreasonable or impracticable to do so, our general policy is to collect information from you directly and not from third parties. When you subscribe or sign up to use the Website, we may collect a variety of information from you, which may include:
personal information required to subscribe or create a member profile, such as your name, phone number, postal address, email address, contact details, photographs, age, gender, nationality, interests, marital status, and location;
personal information provided to us if you contact us, such as our records of that correspondence;
personal information provided to us if you choose to complete any surveys or questionnaires for us, enter a competition or promotion of ours or participate in forums, discussion boards or other social media functions on our Website;
personal information if you post or transmit information via the Website to other users;
information that may not be personal information, such as information detailing your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data;
technical information, including but not limited to the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and sensitive information, such as information or opinion about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions or membership of a political association. Our collection of your sensitive information is subject to you providing consent.
Purposes for which we collect and deal with your information
The primary purpose for which we collect information about you is to provide you with Services you have requested in subscribing or signing up to use the Website. We also collect information about you to:
process your communications, your membership of and subscription to the Website and to enable your use of the Website and the Services;
provide you with an up to date, efficient and reliable Service;
provide customer care services.
open and run your account;
provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you (except where you have requested not to be contacted for such purposes);
generally run the Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
monitor and record telephone calls for training purposes and to improve the Service to you;
Primary uses that include disclosure of your information
where other entities or people (such as members) are authorized by you to receive information held by us;
where disclosure of information is for the purpose of contracting a third party service provider in an area related to our Services, such as data analysis, cleansing, mail outs, marketing, research and advertising;
where entities that sponsor or promote our Services require information;
By subscribing to the Services you agree that we may use your information (other than sensitive information) to contact you by electronic mail (e.g. by email) (“Marketing Communications”) about offers, events, competitions, items, and related activities that you may find useful as well as similar products and services offered by us or any of our related entities from time to time.
Security of data stored and transmitted electronically
Transmission of data and information via the Website is not a secure or encrypted transmission method for sending your personal data, unless otherwise indicated on the Website. Accordingly, your attention is drawn to the fact that any information and personal data carried over the internet is not secure and any transmission is at your own risk. Information and personal data may be intercepted, lost, redirected, corrupted, changed and accessed by other people.
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