Privacy Policy

A. Introduction
1. We take the privacy of our website visitors very seriously and are committed to protecting it. This policy details our handling of personal information.

2. When you visit our website for the first time, if you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy, you are giving us permission to use cookies each time you visit our website thereafter.

B. Collection of Personal Information

The following types of personal information may be collected, stored and used.
1. information about your computer, including your IP address, geographic location, browser type and version, and operating system
2. information about your access to and use of the Site, including traffic sources, access times, page views, and site navigation paths
3. information that you fill in when registering on our Site, such as your e-mail address.
4. information you fill in when creating a profile on our site, such as your name, profile picture, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational background and employment information.
5. the information you fill in when using the services on our website.
6. information generated by your use of our website, including the time, frequency and circumstances of your use.
7. information that you post on our website with the intention of posting it to the Internet, which includes your username, profile picture, and the content you post.
8. information contained in your communications with us via email or our website, including the content of communications and metadata.
9. any other personal information that you send to us.
You must obtain the permission of the disclosed party in accordance with this Policy before disclosing personal information about others to us, in order to disclose and use the disclosed party's personal information

C. Use of Personal Information

Personal information submitted through our website will be used for the purposes described in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the following purposes.
1. administering our website and operations.
2. to present you with a personalized website.
3. to provide you with our website services.
4. to send you merchandise purchased through our website.
5. to provide you with services purchased through our website.
6. to provide statistical information about our users to third parties (provided that the third party cannot identify any individual user from the information)
7. to deal with your inquiries or complaints on our website
8. ensuring the security of our website and preventing fraud.
9. checking the use of our website for compliance with the terms and conditions (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service.
10. and for other purposes.

If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will release your personal information and use it for other purposes in accordance with the permission you grant us. You can limit the release of your information on our website through privacy settings and can adjust them using the privacy controls on the website. We will not provide your personal information to any third party for their or any other third party's direct marketing purposes without your express consent.

D. Disclosure of Personal Information

We may disclose your personal information to our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisors, agents, suppliers or distributors as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group (this includes our subsidiaries, ultimate holding company and all of its subsidiaries) as reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances.
1. to the extent required by law.
2. in connection with any ongoing or potential legal proceedings
3. in order to obtain, exercise or protect our legal rights (including providing information to others for fraud prevention and credit risk reduction)
4. to a buyer (or potential buyer) of our business or assets in connection with the provision of personal information.
5. any interested party to whom we reasonably believe that disclosure of personal information may be required by a court or other competent authority and that disclosure of personal information may be required by a court or authority.

We will not provide your personal information to third parties unless otherwise provided in this policy.

E. Retention of Personal Information

1. Section E sets out our data retention policies and procedures and is intended to be used to ensure that we comply with our legal obligations regarding the retention and deletion of personal information.
2. Personal information that we process for any purpose or use shall not be retained longer than is necessary for that purpose or use.
3. Subject to the provisions of this Section E, we will retain the following files (including electronic files) containing personal data

F. Security of personal information

1. We will take reasonable technical and organised precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information.
2. We will store all personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall protected) servers.
3. All electronic financial transactions conducted through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
4. You understand and agree that the transmission of information over the Internet is inherently insecure and that we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet.
5. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords used to access our site; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the site).

G. Amendments

We may update this policy from time to time by posting new versions on our website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes to this policy.

H. Your rights

1. You may request that we provide you with personal information that we hold about you.
2. We may retain the personal information you request to the extent permitted by law.
3. You may ask us not to use your personal information for marketing purposes at any time.
4. In practice, you will usually give your prior express consent for us to use your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with the option to cancel the use of personal information for marketing purposes.

I. Third Party Sites

Our website contains hyperlinks and details of third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and rules of third parties.

J. Updating Information

If any personal information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated, please let us know.

K. Cookies

Our website uses cookies.

1. The names of the cookies we use on our website and their uses are as follows.
We use Google Analytics and AdWords on our website to identify computers when users are in these situations {including when visiting the website/tracking users as they navigate the website/when using shopping carts on the website/improving website usability/analyzing website usage/administering the website/preventing fraud and improving website security/personalizing the website for users/precisely placing ads based on user interests}.
2. the vast majority of browsers allow you to refuse or accept cookies.
3. you can delete cookies that have been stored on your computer.