We may collect and use your personal data information in the following ways. In general, when you submit information, we will ask for your explicit consent to use your information in these ways: (1) allow you to participate in the features we offer on our Site; (2) process your registration and/or upload your user-generated content; (3) provide you with information that you request or agree to receive; (4) improve the Site and for internal business purposes; (5) contact you with regard to your use of the Site, and any changes to our policies; (6) tailor content, advertisements and offers we serve you; and (7) fulfil other purposes disclosed at the time you provide your Personal Data or otherwise with your consent; (8) use the information we collect, with your consent, to contact you from time to time by post, email, telephone and/or SMS to inform you about functionality changes to our web-sites, new goods, services or offers and other information that you may find interesting.
Additionally we reserve the right to access and disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, law enforcement agencies or other parties whose requests we reasonably consider to be justified in connection with any allegations about your misuse of our services, to operate our systems properly or to protect ourselves or our users.
Our site may have links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Guests should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or gathered by, these third parties.
Our site sometimes may offer content (e.g. contests or promotions) that is sponsored by or co-branded with identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. We have no control over these parties' use of this information.
When you review your information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software encrypts the information that you input before it is transmitted to us. In addition, we have security procedures covering the storage and disclosure of your information in order to prevent unauthorised access and to comply with the Privacy Act. This means that sometimes we may ask for proof of your identity before we disclose personal information to you.
While we take the appropriate safety measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized disclosure and to prevent possible security breaches in our web sites, services, and customer databases, no web site, Internet transmission, computer system, or wireless connection is completely secure. We cannot guarantee that illegal access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur. Your use of the website and services is at your own risk. We urge you to take steps to keep your information safe by logging in your account on a regular basis, logging out of your user account when you are finished using the site, and closing your web browser
You should remember that all information that is disclosed in the chat rooms, forums and/or other public-posting areas on our website becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to share any of your personal information. If you post any personal information you are expressly consenting to our processing and use of such data in connection with our operation of our websites.
All persons under the age of 18 must obtain the consent of their parents or legal guardians before using our site. We will adhere to this policy in respect of any personal information submitted by minors, but the primary responsibility rests on parents and guardians to properly supervise their children's use of any of our websites.
We welcome your questions and comments about privacy issues. Should you have any comments or have a complaint about how we are using your personal information, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org