The Website Admin is committed to ensuring that the Member’s privacy is protected.
18. The information collected and how it is used
When Members register the Website Owner will need to know each Member’s name and email address. The Website Owner may also require other personal information including, but not limited to, a Member’s age or weight for example.
The Website Owner gathers this information to allow it to process each Member’s registration. The relevant information is then used by the Website Owner as set out below and to communicate with Members on any matter relating to the conduct of a Member’s account and a Member’s participation and use of the Website in general.
The Website Owner may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help it develop the Website and services available thereon.
The Website Owner may also wish to provide Members with information about special features of the Website or any other service or products the Website Owner may think may be of interest to Members. If Members would rather not receive this information, they should edit their profile by clicking the appropriate box.
The Website Owner automatically tracks certain information based upon the Members behaviour on our website using cookies or other devices. The information is used for internal research on our Members demographics and interests, to provide a better service for our Members.
19. Information gathering
The Website Owner will record each Member’s IP address each and every time each Member logs in to the Website and when a Member creates an account in order to become a Member.
20. How information is we protected
The Website uses industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of Members personal identifiable information, including ‘firewalls’ and secure socket layers.The Website employs different security techniques to protect data from unauthorized access, however ‘perfect security’ does not exist and the internet is not a secure medium.
Members can be reassured the Website is held behind a firewall and encrypted Microsoft SQL Server Database. The Website Owner records IP addresses where appropriate to identify malicious behaviour.
21. Sale of business
If this business is sold or integrated with another business a Member’s details may be disclosed to the Website Owner's advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.
22. Updating details and changing profile
If any of the information that a Member has provided to the Website Admin changes, for example if a Member changes his / her e-mail address, name or payment details the Member should edit their profile accordingly. Members can change the information submitted, through the Edit Profile Facility, including password and e-mail address. Members can also change registration information such as: name, address, country, city, postcode and profile type. Upon written request we can suspend Members membership, contact information and financial information from our active databases. Information is never completely removed from our databases due to technical and legal constraints, including stored ‘back up’ systems.
23. Members' consent
Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information Members provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding their data and its use as set out in this policy. However, the Website Owner has taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of Members' information. By submitting information members consent to these transfers.
24. How to contact (the Website Owner / name of data controller)
The Website Owner reserves and has the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to withdraw, amend, vary or add to the services offered on the Website which the Website Owner reasonably considers compromises the hosting of the Website in any aspect.
The Website Owner may change the ‘Code’ from time to time based on your comments and the need to accurately reflect data collection and disclosure practices. Members should check these regularly. Members continued use of the Website will be deemed acceptance of the updated or amended ‘Code’
Acceptance of the Code
By continuing to use the site you acknowledge that you understood the terms and conditions contained above and intends to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Code.