Information we collect
Active information provided at your choice
When you register with Our Website to become a Member, you may be requested to provide personal information such as your name, phone numbers, email address, address, gender, birth date, occupation and other information which helps us to understand your preferences including purchase history and consumption patterns. We may also request for prospect information which may include name and contact information of people whom you think could be interested in our service. It is entirely your discretion to provide any or all of such information.
Passive information collected via cookies
While you are using Our Website it automatically collects and records information from your computer with “cookies” which is a common industry practice. It is a feature of web browser software which assists you in storing user information so that you do not need to re-enter your password on your next visit to a website thus improving and personalizing your online experience. “Cookies” also tracks and extracts online usage information and patterns such as the internet service provider and browser type involved, the websites and webpage visited and the time and duration of such visits. The passive information is collected on an aggregate and anonymous basis, such that they will not be linked to your personal identity. If you wish not to let your “cookie” information be collected, it can be easily done by turning off the cookie function via the settings of your web browser. This may however prevent you from accessing certain portions of Our Website or using certain features in it.
Information we use, and how
The following describes the ways that your information may be used by us, or may be disclosed to third parties.
Service Delivery and Notification
We use the active contact information you provided us with to deliver to you our service or products (such as coupons) which you have requested for. We may also use them to alert you of any change to Our Website, our new products, our promotional information and special offers about products or services which we believe you would be interested in. If you prefer not to receive promotional or marketing information from us, you may opt out of receiving them during your registration or subsequently by utilizing the “unsubscribe” option in our newsletter or by changing the settings of your account. Such request will be processed and become effective within 72 hours upon receipt.
Merger and Acquisition
Disclosure to Third Parties
1. Sharing of aggregated information
We will NOT share with an external party any active information provided by you which is personally identifiable. We may however combine your information with other Members as research data to compile anonymous aggregated reports for internal use and for external clients to analyze behavior patterns, trends and preferences to provide even better services. Such reports will not anyhow disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party.
2. Operation of Our Website
We may have to allow access to your information to third party service providers in the course of diagnosing problems with our servers, in managing or enhancing Our Website or following up with any complaints or enquiry from you on any technical aspects of Our Website.
3. Law and Authority
You would understand that we are bound to provide information provided by you upon demand by any authority, where required by law, in exercising or defending our legal rights or responding to a legal claim, or when submitting to court orders or judgments. We will also disclosure the information obtained where we believe it is necessary to share information to investigate, prevent or take action against illegal activities including but not limited to fraud and potential threat to public or personal safety of individuals.
We endeavor to protect the quality and integrity of personal information we keep about you and have implemented appropriate technological and organizational measures to make sure that the personal information we collect, use, store or discloses is secure, accurate, and complete.
Access to Your Personal Information
Accessing and updating your data
You may access and update information stored in your account profile by logging in to Our Website or by direct written request to email@example.com from your registered email address. For your own interest, it is advisable that you promptly notify us via Our Website or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if your password is lost, stolen or used without permission. In such an event, we will change your password and update our records accordingly.
Deletion or Deactivation
If you wish to deactivate your account and delete your information from our database, please do so by following the procedures to unsubscribe available on Our Website or by direct written request to email@example.com from your registered email address. Kindly note that it may take a maximum of 72 hours for us to process your request and for these changes to take effect, and that you may still receive communications from us pending such period. We also reserve the right to deactivate any Member at our sole discretion if we believe that he or she has used Our Website or services in a way that is fraudulent or damaging to us, our Vendors, or any other third party.
Contacting us about an interference with privacy
This Policy came into effect on 25th July 2011.