We want you to: • feel comfortable using our web sites • feel secure submitting information to us • contact us with your questions or concerns about privacy on this site • know that by using our sites you are consenting to the collection of certain data WHAT INFORMATION IS, OR MAY BE, COLLECTED FROM YOU? We will automatically receive and collect certain anonymous information in standard usage logs through our Web server, including computer-identification information obtained from "cookies," sent to your browser from • a web server cookie stored on your hard drive • an IP address, assigned to the computer which you use • the domain server through which you access our service • the type of computer you're using • the type of web browser you're using We may collect the following personally identifiable information about you: • name including first and last name • alternate email address • mobile phone number and contact details • IP/Postal code • demographic profile (like your age, gender, occupation, education, address and durables owned) • preferences and interests (such as news, sports, travel and so on) • financial information (like account or credit card numbers) and • opinions of features on our websites. We may also collect the following information: • about the pages you visit/access • the links you click on our site • the number of times you access the page • You can terminate your account any time. However, your information may remain stored in archive on our servers even after your account is terminated or deleted.
WHO COLLECTS THE INFORMATION? We will collect anonymous traffic information from you when you visit our site. We will collect personally identifiable information about you only as part of a voluntary registration process, online survey, or contest or any combination thereof. Our advertisers may collect anonymous traffic information from their own assigned cookies to your browser. The site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites which we do not own, manage or control.
We make chat rooms, forums, instant messenger and message boards and other services available to you. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when disclosing your personal information to anyone. HOW IS THE INFORMATION USED? We use your personal information to: • help us provide personalised features • tailor our sites to your interest • to get in touch with you when necessary • to provide the services requested by you • to preserve social history as governed by existing law or policy We use contact information internally to: • direct our efforts for product improvement • contact you as a survey respondent • notify you if you win any contest; and • send you promotional materials from our contest sponsors or advertisers Generally, we use anonymous traffic information to: • remind us of who you are in order to deliver to you a better and more personalised service from both an advertising and an editorial perspective; • recognise your access privileges to our websites • track your entries in some of our promotions, sweepstakes and contests to indicate a player's progress through the promotion and to track entries, submissions, and status in prize drawings • make sure that you don't see the same ad repeatedly • help diagnose problems with our server • administer our websites • track your session so that we can understand better how people use our sites
Upon request, we will remove/block your personally identifiable information from our database, thereby canceling your registration. See contact information below. However, your information may remain stored in archive on our servers even after the deletion or the termination of your account. If we plan to use your personally identifiable information for any commercial purposes, we will notify you at the time we collect that information and allow you to opt-out of having your information used for those purposes. You can accept or decline the cookies. All sites that are customisable require that you accept cookies. You also must accept cookies to register as someone for access to some of our services. For information on how to set your browser to alert you to cookies, or to reject cookies, go to http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.
WHAT SECURITY PROCEDURES ARE IN PLACE TO PROTECT INFORMATION FROM LOSS, MISUSE OR ALTERATION? To protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control, we have in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures. For example, our servers are accessible only to authorised personnel and your information is shared with respective personnel on need to know basis to complete the transaction and to provide the services requested by you. Although we will endeavor to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, transmissions made by means of the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. By using this site, you agree that we will have no liability for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission or unauthorised acts of third parties. HOW CAN YOU CORRECT INACCURACIES IN THE INFORMATION? To correct or update any information you have provided, our sites allow you to do it online. In the event of loss of access details you can use the following option: Send an e-mail to
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