Privacy Policy

A. Introduction

  1. The privacy of visitors to our website is very important to us and we make every effort to protect it. This policy explains what we do with your personal information.
  2. consenting to the use of cookies under the terms of this policy on your first visit to our site allows us to use cookies on each subsequent visit to our site.

B. Source
This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (
and modified for the purposes of the Charter Centre (
C. Collection of personal data
The following types of personal data may be collected, stored and used:

  1. computer information, including IP address, geographical location, browser type and version and operating system;
  2. information about your visits to and use of this site, including the source of your referrals, length of your visit, page views and site navigation path;
  3. information, such as the e-mail address you provide when you register on our website;
  4. the information you enter when you profile our site – for example, your name, profile photos, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational and employment data;
  5. the information, such as your name and email address, that you provide to set up your subscription to our emails or newsletters;
  6. the information you enter when you use the services on our website;
  7. information that is generated when you use our website, including when, how often and under what circumstances you use it;
  8. information about everything you buy, the services you use or transactions made through our website, including your name, address, telephone number, email address and credit card details;
  9. information that is published on our website for the purpose of posting it on the Internet, including your username, profile images and the content of your posts;
  10. information contained in any correspondence sent to us by e-mail or through our website, including communication content and metadata;
  11. any other personal information that you send us.
    Before you disclose another person’s personal information to us, you must obtain that person’s consent to the disclosure and processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

D. Use of your personal data
Personal data sent to us through our website will be used for the purposes set out in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the purpose:

  1. to administer our website and business;
  2. personalize our website for you;
  3. enable you to use the services available on our website;
  4. send goods purchased through our website;
  5. provide services purchased through our website;
  6. send you statements, invoices and payment reminders and receive payments from you;
  7. send non-marketing commercial communications;
  8. send any e-mail notifications you have requested;
  9. send our e-mail newsletter if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer wish to receive the newsletter);
  10. send marketing information about our business or the activities of carefully selected third parties that we think may be of interest to you, by post or, if you have consented, by e-mail or similar technology (you can let us know at any time if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications);
  11. provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but these third parties will not be able to identify any particular user from this information);
  12. deal with inquiries and complaints made by or concerning you in relation to our website;
  13. ensure the security of our website and prevent fraud;
  14. verify compliance with the terms and conditions of use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our private messaging service); and
  15. other uses.
    If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish it and use it in other ways in accordance with the license granted to us.
    Your privacy settings may be used to restrict the publication of your information on our website and may be adjusted by means of site privacy controls.
    We will not share personal information with third parties, or any other related third parties, for direct marketing purposes without your express consent.
    E. Disclosure of personal information
    We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, representatives, suppliers or subcontractors as necessary for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy.
    We may disclose personal information to any member of our group of companies (i.e., our subsidiaries, our main holding company and its subsidiaries) as necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.
    We may disclose your personal information:
  16. to the extent required by law;
  17. in connection with ongoing or potential legal proceedings;
  18. in order to establish, enforce or defend our rights (including sharing information with others for fraud prevention purposes);
  19. to the purchaser (or potential purchaser) of any business or assets that we are selling (or considering); and
  20. to any person who in our reasonable opinion may request a court or other competent authority to disclose such personal data if in our reasonable opinion there is a substantial likelihood that such court or authority will order the disclosure of such personal data
    Except as set out in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your information with third parties.

F. International data transfers
1 The information we collect may be stored and processed in any country where we do business and may be transferred between those countries to enable the information to be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
2 The information we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in the European Economic Area: The United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India.
3 The personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available via the Internet worldwide. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
4 You expressly consent to the transfer of personal information described in this section F.
G. Retention of personal information
(1) In this Section G we have set out our data retention policies and procedures to ensure that we comply with our legal obligations to retain and delete personal data.
2 The personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes will not be kept longer than necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
(3) Without prejudice to Article G-2, we normally delete personal data belonging to the categories set out below on the date/time indicated below:
a. the type of personal data will be deleted { every Sunday/18:00};
(4) Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section G, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
a. To the extent required by law;
b. if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any pending or future litigation; and
c. to establish, enforce or defend our rights (including sharing information with others for fraud prevention purposes).
H. Security of Personal Information
1 We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or change of your personal data.
2 We will store all personal data you provide on our secure servers (password and firewall protected).

  1. all electronic financial transactions made through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
    4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the Internet is potentially dangerous and the security of the data transmitted in this way is not guaranteed.
    5 You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password used to access our website; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log on to our website).
    I. Amendments
    This policy may be updated from time to time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you understand any changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by e-mail or via the private messaging system on our website.
    J. Your rights
    You may request access to your personal data that is stored. The provision of such data is linked to:
  2. sending an e-mail confirming the ownership of the personal data; and
  3. providing appropriate proof that it is your identity, a utility bill, other supporting information.
    We may withhold personal information at your request to the extent permitted by law.
    You may at any time instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
    In practice, you usually either expressly consent in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of sharing your personal information for marketing purposes.
    K. Third Party Websites
    Our website contains hyperlinks to third party websites and detailed information about them. We have no control over and are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
    L. Updating information
    Please inform us if you need to correct or update the personal data we hold.

M. Cookies
Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a sequence of letters and numbers) which is sent by a web server to your browser and stored by your browser. The identification data is sent back to the server each time a browser sends a request to open a page on the server. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies: persistent cookies will be stored by your web browser and will remain valid until a fixed expiry date unless you delete them before the expiry date; a session cookie expires at the end of your session when your web browser closes. Cookies usually do not contain any information that identifies you, but the personal information we hold about you may be linked to the information stored in the cookie and obtained from it. We only use session cookies.
The names of the cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which they are used are set out below:
a. We use Google Analytics and Adwords on our website to recognize your computer when you {Be APPLICABLE ALL APPLICANCES TO WHICH COOKies are used on your website, visit the site / track users as they browse the site / enable the use of the shopping cart on the site / improve the usability of the site / analyse the use of the site / administer the site / manage the site / prevent fraud and improve the security of the site / personalise the site for each user / target ads that may be of particular interest to specific users / describe the objectives};
2 Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies – for example:
a. In Internet Explorer (version 10), you can block cookies by using the available cookie override settings by clicking ‘Tools’, ‘Internet Options’, ‘Privacy’ and then ‘Advanced’;
b. On Firefox (version 24), you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom history settings” from the drop-down menu and unchecking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
c. In Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by opening the “Customize and Control” menu, clicking “Settings”, “Show Advanced Settings” and “Content Settings”, and then selecting “Block Sites from Setting Any Data” under the “Cookies” heading.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on your ability to use multiple websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all features of our website.
You can delete cookies already stored on your computer – for example:
a. You must manually delete cookies in Internet Explorer (version 10) (instructions can be found at );
b. in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy” and then selecting “Use customized history settings”, clicking “Show cookies” and then clicking “Delete all cookies”; and
c. On Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by opening the ‘Customize and Control’ menu, clicking ‘Settings’, ‘Show Advanced Settings’ and ‘Clear Browser Data’, and then selecting ‘Delete Cookies and Other Sites and Plugins Data’ before clicking ‘Clear Data
of browsing.”
2 Removing cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.