This Web site may use special technology called "cookies." Cookies are test files that contain pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard disk. They can be useful for record-keeping purposes and help us to tailor our Web site to the interests and needs of our visitors. Cookies may also be used to increase session security. We do not in any way use this information to personally identify individual users.
No one will sell or distribute any information, including your personal or identifying information, which is obtained through your use of this Web site. Neither party is gathering such information, but may obtain such information by your communication directly with the Web site's Webmaster. Any names or information provided by users of the Web site shall only be used for the purpose such information is provided.
We will only collect personal information about you that is relevant to our organisation. This may include general information such as your name, e-mail address, contact details and computers IP address.
You can generally visit our website without revealing who you are or other personal information. Where reasonably possible, personal information is only collected when you knowingly provide it. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide you with information or a service you have requested.
Our purpose for collecting personal information should be clear when we collect it. If you are uncertain, please contact us at the address below.
We may use technology to keep track of which sections of our website you visit for internal purposes, including to help us improve our website and other services.
Children's Online Privacy Protection
The internet, as a widespread and often readily available resource, presents a host of possibilities and challenges for young users. We understand this, and are committed to providing an online experience for children that is safe and rewarding. In accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we strive to safeguard the privacy of children who visit our Web site. Personal information is defined under COPPA as "individually identifiable information," information that helps others to identify a particular person. The following is information about data we may collect, how we use it, who has access to it, and what parents' and legal guardians' rights are with regard to the collection, storage, and use of their child's personal information.
Visitors to our Web site under age 13 are for the most part free to access the various features our site offers without disclosing any personal information. From time to time, however, we offer interactive programs and activities that may require children to disclose personal information in order to participate. We may also request personal information for demographic interests and research to help us provide for our parents and children. Children will not be required to disclose any more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in a program or activity. The information required may include the child's Name, email address, age, mailing address, along with other personal data.
Use and disclosure
We will only use your personal information as allowed by law. This means we may use it for the purpose it was collected, as disclosed to you at the time of collection, or as otherwise set out in this policy. If we want to use your information for any other purpose, we will first seek your consent unless we are not required to by law.
We generally only use or disclose your personal information to:
- help us to improve our website and services;
- supply you with goods, services or information you have requested;
- tell you about any new developments , offers or events we think may interest you;
- other organisations that provide services to us, such as telecommunications companies, event organisers, IT contractors (such as website developers and hosts), lawyers, accountants, financiers and promotions companies; and
- meet any legal requirements.
Any information posted on bulletin boards or communicated in chat areas becomes public information. While we strive to protect and respect your privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose in a chat room or bulletin board and you take full responsibility for the disclosure of such material.
Access to personal information
Please contact us if you would like to access personal information we hold about you. We will give you access unless we are allowed or required by law to refuse it. We may ask you to pay our reasonable costs of providing access.
If you believe personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, please advise us. We will generally take reasonable steps to correct your personal information where inaccuracies are identified.
In certain circumstances, we may refuse to give access to your personal information or amend it. Usually we will explain why and, in the case of an amendment, make a note that you have disputed the accuracy or completeness of particular information.
Security and integrity
We cannot guarantee the security of information you may transmit to us. We will take reasonable steps to keep your personal information secure, accurate, complete and up to date. If we no longer require your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify it. We do not take responsibility for the security of information that is outside our control such as when it is sent by post, courier, facsimile or over the Internet.
Changes to this policy
To keep up with regulatory, technical and organisational change, we may amend this policy from time to time by publishing the updated policy on our website. Please visit our website regularly to keep up to date with any changes.