1. RESPECT FOR YOUR PRIVACY
2. PROTECTING CUSTOMER INFORMATION
In general, you can visit Datapel.com without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.
If you would like to become a user/Member of Datapel products and services you must provide your first name, last name, email address, and country you are currently living in. In addition, a password must be created.
Where possible information about your account is encrypted, specifically, but not limited to, your password within our member database.
“Cookies” are identifiers, which a web site can send to your browser and keep on your computer to facilitate your current and subsequent visits to a site. Most cookies expire by themselves after a period of time.
Cookies are set whenever a user visits Datapel.com but the user is not identified until they have registered as a user/member on Datapel.com.
We utilise cookies only for the purposes of tracking and analysing the aggregate data for trends, statistics, and usability, but individual users remain anonymous.
Datapel.com does not transfer any cookie information to other sites.
If users decide to not accept all cookies, some areas within the Datapel.com site will not function properly.
4. IP ADDRESSES
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track users movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Additionally, for systems administration, detecting usage patterns and troubleshooting purposes, Datapel.com servers may automatically log standard access information including browser type, access times/open mail, URL requested, and referral URL. While information like this may be shared with third-parties in aggregate form, individually identifiable information related to this data will never be shared with third-parties without your explicit permission.
This website takes every precaution to protect our users information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.
In the case of billing and payments, only trusted online financial service providers are used. Your sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or bank account information), is not collected from the Datapel.com domain. Such information is transferred to Datapel Systems via secure, private communications, between the financial service provider and our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information..
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to [email protected]
6. EMAIL LINKS
Datapel.com offers email links found on various pages, excluding forums where Members can provide their own links.
Datapel email links are used to collect questions or comments our users may have. Messages sent to these aliases are handled quickly by Datapel employees and are used to improve our services.
All messages received by Datapel are used by Datapel and never shared with any third party without your consent.
7. YOUR CONSENT
We may ask to collect personal information from you. It is our intent to inform you before we do that and to tell you how we will use the information.
We will not sell your personal information to third parties without explicitly asking for and receiving your permission.
We will take appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us from unauthorised access or disclosure.
Your personal information may be corrected and updated by logging in at www.datapel.com and clicking on the appropriate navigation option.
You always have the option to remove your personal information, in which case you can still visit the public areas of the Datapel.com site. However, you may be unable to access certain options, offers, products, and services.
If you do choose to provide personal information, you will always be able to “opt out” of certain information uses in the future.
Members may “opt out” of the Datapel Newsletter by unchecking the option provided in the registration process.
Members may also “opt out” of all electronic communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in every email sent from Datapel.
8. CHANGES TO THE POLICY
Datapel also notifies its users, via email notification, of any change in the way Personal Information is used.
The email will be used to gain active consent from the user before information is used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection.
We are committed to privacy and to the preservation of individual privacy rights on the Internet. Datapel.com will strive to meet the ever-changing demands of personal data privacy as they arise.
10. Last updated May 1, 2003. Revision 1.1.