1. Collection of data
Registration for an account on this site requires only a valid e-mail address, a user name that is not already in use, your date of birth and the country you are from. You are not required to provide any other information if you do not want to. Please be aware that the user name you choose, the e-mail address you provide and any other information you enter may render you personally identifiable, and may possibly be displayed on this site intentionally (depending on choices you make during the registration process, or depending on the way in which the site is configured) or unintentionally (subsequent to a successful act of intrusion by a third party). As on many sites, the site operator may also automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address, and cookie information, together with the additional information that can be deduced from those items (such as country, location, dates and times of visits, pages visited, etc.). Server and site logs may be purged at regular time intervals, but past records may still exist in back-ups of the site data storage system or server file system. By registering for a user account on this site, you agree that you accept the site operator's policy with regard to retention or non-retention of log records, and you agree that this policy may change at any time, with or without notice. Please note that advertisements may also gather information via cookies. Information about the serving of advertising on this site (if it is indeed the site operator's policy to display advertising) is provided below.
2. Use of data
Data may be used to customise and improve your user experience on this site. We may use your personal information for the following: a. administering our website and business; b. personalizing our website for you; c. enabling your use of the services available on our website; d. sending you email notifications that you have specifically requested; e. sending you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter); f. providing third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information); g. dealing with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website; h. keeping our website secure and prevent fraud; i. verifying compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service); and other uses. If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to 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.
3. Disclosing personal information
4. International data transfers
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. Information 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. 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. You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 4.
5. Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology. 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. You are responsible for keeping 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 or request a change to be made to your account).
By registering for a user account on this site, you agree that you accept the site operator's policy with regard to advertising and whether or not advertising is served on the site, and you agree that this policy may change at any time, with or without notice. However, if you see content on this site that you feel is offensive or inappropriate, please contact the site administrator.
The site operator might not allow people to register for a user account on the site if they are below a certain age. For more information, please read the information displayed during the account registration process.
10. Editing or deleting your personal information
During the user account registration process, you are invited to enter personal information. After logging into the site, you have the possibility at any time of amending or deleting your personal information. You can do this by visiting your user account panel, which can provide means for managing many aspects of your membership of this site.
11. Retaining personal information
13. Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the following: a. proof of ownerhsip of your email address. b. the supply of appropriate evidence of your personal identity. 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.
14. NO GUARANTEES