Privacy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. This policy was last updated on March, 2017.

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(1)      Credit

This document was created using an SEQ Legal template.

(2)      What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)     information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views on website navigation)

(b)     information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services, and giving your permission to share & promote your content.

(c)     information that you provide to us for the purpose of taking part in Brown at 50. This could include but is not exclusive to (name, email, your website details, country and city)

(d)    information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email updates and other communications (including name, email, country, preferred language)

(e)     any other information that you choose to send to us; and

(3)      Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.  Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; keep track of items in your shopping basket; prevent fraud and increase website security; We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognize you when you visit; keep track of your preferences in relation to the use of our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website.  Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

Our advertisers may also send you cookies.

Our advertising services providers may send you cookies for the purpose of enabling the service of advertisements based on your previous visits to our website.

We publish Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on our website.  These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests.  To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on our website and on other websites across the web using the DART cookie.  You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/.  You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/ or using the NAI’s (Network Advertising Initiative’s) multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.  However, these opt-out mechanisms use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.  Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one

(4)      Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:

(a)     administer the website;

(b)     improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website;

(c)     enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d)     send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;

(f)      send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

(g)     send you email notifications which you have specifically requested or opted-in to receive

(h)     send to you [our newsletter and other] marketing communications relating to our business [or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties] which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications by unsubscribing from the email communications yourself, via the link that is on every email communication, or contacting us directly via the website. If you contact us via the website, please allow 30 days for your request to be processed.)

(i)      provide third parties with statistical information via Google Analytics about the use of our website  –  this information will not be used to identify any individual user;

(j)      deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;

(k)     keep the website secure and prevent fraud;

(l)      to list your provided details of Blog Name, website URL, Country and area of interest on the participants section of the website from the information that you have provided. If you no longer not wish to have your information  public please contact us   Please allow 30 days to action this request.

(m) where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and o use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

(n) we will not provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing, unless you have indicated that you agree to this.

(5)      International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and 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 privacy policy.

Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area.

In addition, any information that you submit for publication on the website, which may include your blog address, your name and country will be published on the internet and 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 such transfers of personal information.

(6)      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 store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Currently we do not require you to log into brownat50.org, but if that changes in the future, then you (the user) are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

(7)      Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

(8)    Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please contact us. Please allow 30 days for a response.