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We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone who is a minor or otherwise incompetent to contract, or knowingly allow such persons to register with us except without parental consent.
INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We will collect and process the following information about you: Information you give us. You will be required to give us personal information about yourself by filling in your details whilst undertaking the following: (i) creating an Account, or (ii) corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or (iii) subscribing/using our specific Services, or (iv) searching for a subject matter, or (v) participating in the interactive services offered by the Website such as discussion boards, competition, promotion or survey, other social media functions or make payments etc., or (vi) troubleshooting any problems. The information you give us will include your name, e-mail address, phone number and location details, and may include your personal description, photograph, professional registration details, qualification, designation, etc. Your name, photograph, personal description and any other information that you choose to add to your public-facing profile will be available for viewing to other users of the Website. Once you create an Account, other users will be able to see on your profile certain information about your activity on the Website, such as the questions and answers you post, your followers and who you follow, topics of interest to you, the information you list as credentials, and your edits to Your Content (defined below). The Website enables you to add posts, texts, photographs, videos, links, and files to share with others. All material that you upload, publish or display to others via the Website will be referred to collectively as “Your Content”. You acknowledge and agree that, as part of using the Website, Your Content may be viewed by the general public. Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to the Website, we will automatically collect and analyse the following demographic and other information: we collect and store the information and content that you post on the Website, including your questions, answers, photographs, and comments. Unless you have posted certain content anonymously, Your Content, date and time stamps, and all associated comments are publicly viewable on the Website, along with your name. This also may be indexed by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the Internet in accordance with our Terms of Service. For more information about what you can change, see the below section on Your Rights; when you communicate with us (via email, phone, through the Website or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication; the Website includes our advertising services (“Ad Services”), which may collect user activity and browsing history within the Website and across third-party sites and online services, including those that include our ad pixels (“Pixels”), widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services. Our Ad Services collect browsing information such Internet protocol (IP) address and location, your login information, browser type and version, date and time stamp, user agent, our cookie ID (if applicable), time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other information about user activities on the Website, as well as on third-party sites and services that have embedded our Pixels, widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services. information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), through and from the Website (including date and time); material or information that you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number. If you use your account information with Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus or Gmail or any other social networking or similar site (collectively, “SNS”) to sign in to the Website, an option of which may be provided by the Website to you at its sole discretion, you will be allowing us to pass to and receive from the SNS your log-in information and other user data. If you elect to sign up through an SNS, you may be asked to enable sharing of your contacts with the Website. If you agree to this sharing, in order to facilitate a more connected experience, we may send notices informing your contacts you have joined the Website so that you and your contacts can find and follow each other on the Website. Please be aware that the specific information we obtain from the SNS is dependent on their privacy policies and/or on your settings regarding what information you have consented to share. You should consult their respective privacy policies for information about their practices. Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (including ad partners, analytics providers, search information providers), or our affiliated companies or if you use any of the other websites/apps we operate or the other Services we provide. Users of our Ad Services and other third-parties may share information with us such as a cookie ID, device ID, or demographic or interest data, and information about content viewed or actions taken on a third party website, online service or app. For example, users of our Ad Services may also be able to share customer list information (e.g., email or phone number) with us to create customized audience segments for their ad campaigns.
USES OF YOUR INFORMATION
We will use your personal information and any other information collected by us: to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the relevant information and Services; to administer and enhance the security of our Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; to remember information to help you efficiently access your Account; to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about services we consider similar to those that you are already using, or have enquired about, or may interest you. If you are a registered user, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS or telephone) with information about these services; to ensure that Content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner; to send you Service-related notices (including regarding any change to the Services) and other promotional material. In order to verify that the e-mail address provided by you belongs to you, we may send you a verification e-mail. Once, the verification process is complete, your Account will be fully functional; to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services if any when you choose to do so; to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you. Further, we may combine the information that we receive from third parties with the information you give to us and the information we collect about you for the purposes set out above. We analyse the log files of our Website to better understand the volume of traffic to particular areas of our Website. This information helps us to serve your information needs.