Privacy Policy

 

General

This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 7, 2013. Please read this privacy policy and the terms of use for this website carefully. Your use of this site signifies your agreement to such privacy policy and the terms of use. Chineseculture.biz is committed to safeguarding your personal information when you are using our services. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all pertinent laws concerning the protection of personal information. We want our services to be safe and enjoyable for our users. This Privacy Policy is concerned with our use of any personal information you may provide us. In order to provide you with the full range of our services, we sometimes may need to collect some information about you.

1. What information does Chineseculture.biz collect about you?

Chineseculture.biz collects your personal data when you interact with us for example when you subscribe for newsletters; register for membership services such as message boards; participate in blogs or user forums; respond to polls or surveys; or seek our help. This information can consist of your name, e-mail address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth, etc. Chineseculture.biz also uses cookies and collects IP addresses. We use analysis software to look at IP addresses and cookies for the purpose of enhancing your user experience. This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you. We do not link IP addresses to any personal data, so although your session will be logged, you will remain anonymous to us.

2. How does Chineseculture.biz use the collected information?

Chineseculture.biz may use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:
– for “service administration purposes”, which means that we may contact you for reasons related to the service you have signed up for;
– to contact you about a submission you have made;
– to personalize the way our services are presented to you;
– IP addresses are used to identify the location of users, the number of visits from different countries and also to block disruptive use; and
– to analyze and improve our services.

Where Chineseculture.biz intends to use your personal information for any other uses we will ensure that we notify you first. You will also be given the opportunity to withhold or withdraw your consent for the use other than as listed above.

3. When may Chineseculture.biz contact me?

Chineseculture.biz may contact you:
– in relation to the functioning of any service you have signed up for;
– where you have opted to receive further correspondence;
– in relation to any contribution you have made to Chineseculture.biz;
– to invite you to participate in surveys about our services; and
– for marketing purposes where you have specifically agreed to this.

4. Will Chineseculture.biz share your personal information with any third party?

We will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law. Generally, we will only use your information within Chineseculture.biz. However, sometimes we use third parties to process your information. We will require these third parties to comply strictly with its instructions and not to use your personal information for their own business purposes.

5. Contributing offensive or inappropriate content to Chineseculture.biz

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content or otherwise engage in any disruptive behavior at Chineseculture.biz, we may use your personal information to stop such behavior.

6. Changes to this privacy policy

From time to time, we may revise this Privacy Policy to reflect industry initiatives, changes in the law or technology, or changes in our practices regarding information collection and use. Any changes to this policy will become effective upon posting of the revised Privacy Policy on the Internet, accessible through the Site. By continuing to use the Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes.