Memsaab.com delivers content drawn from its partners and other sources, as well as providing access to message boards, chat sessions. Any information that you provide under memsaab.com services provided through the site may be collected and used by memsaab.com.
– Your personal information is important to us
– Site Membership
– How we collect information about you
– How we preserve your privacy
– How we use and disclose your information
– Communicating with site members: service messages and promotional messages we send to you
– How we store your information and keep it secure
– How you can access your information
– What to do if you have a problem or question
– Further information on privacy
Your personal information is important to us
- We recognise that your privacy is very important and that you have a right to control personal information. We know that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take that seriously. The following sections set out how we handle and protect your personal information and safeguard your privacy.
memsaab.com has implemented a membership system which offers a more rewarding and personalised experience (“Membership”). To become a member and obtain the full benefits of Membership, you register your details with us and log in as a member each time you visit memsaab.com. (Membership is not necessary to access all parts of the website.) The benefits of Membership include: your own personalised home page on the site; e-mail newsletters; interactive tools and services and access to competitions. Also, to keep you up to date with what’s happening on the site, we’ll send you member only offers from our selected partners and regular updates of our products and services.
How we collect information about you There are three main ways we collect information about you: If you are not or do not log in as a site member
Whenever you visit memsaab.com, our servers automatically record information about your usage of the site, such as the time of the visit, its duration and the pages you visit. This is to help us understand what parts of our site users enjoy the most and to help us ensure that advertisements on memsaab.com are most directly relevant to your interests. If you have not identified yourself on the site, such as by registering for Membership or logging in as a member, the information we collect about you remains anonymous.
If you log in as a site member
Once you have become a site member, we collect personal information about you in order to provide you with the full benefits of Membership. When you first register for Membership, we collect information from you such as your e-mail, name and suburb, and will continue to add to your member profile as you interact more on the site, for example, if you enter a competition or subscribe to our newsletters.
If you enter into a competition
How we preserve your privacy
Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you do not wish to receive any cookies, you may set your browser to refuse them (for more information on disabling cookies, click here). In some instances this may mean you will not be able to take full advantage of parts of the site.
We use the independent tool Urchin to measure and analyse Internet usage across the site. The Urchin tracking code collects the following core information on usage of the site: The number of page views (or page impressions) ; The number of unique visitors; How long these unique visitors (on average) spend on the site Common entry and exit points into the site. This aggregate, non-personal information is collated by Urchin and provided to us to assist in analysing usage of the site. The Urchin data is also accessible by media organisations and research companies for the purpose of conducting industry comparisons with other Internet portals.
How we use and disclose your information
We will never share your personal information with a third party or allow a third party to promote its products and services directly to you without your explicit consent.
Communicating with site members:
service messages and promotional messages we send to you We send our members service e-mails which contain important information about updates, changes and developments on the site, such as if we take down a service which we know you are currently using, or, if we have improved a service and want to communicate its new functionality to you. For you to continue to make the most of what’s available on the site, it is essential that we send these communications.
From time to time, we will send you member-only offers from our carefully selected partners, e-mail newsletters to which you have subscribed, and tell you about new competitions.
You can manage the type of information you receive from us by: updating your Membership profile; unsubscribing from the message you receive; or e-mailing us on our privacy feedback form (please allow seven days for this request to be processed).
How we store your information and keep it secure
We will take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information we hold about you and to keep this information accurate and up to date. Your information is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.
You can also play an important role in keeping your personal information secure by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the memsaab.com. Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorised use of your account by any other Internet user or any other breach of security.
How you can access your information
If you are a memsaab.com member, you can access, change and update your Membership profile at any time on the site. If you wish to know what other information we have gathered about you while you have been logged in to the site, you can request this information via our privacy feedback form. We will endeavour to respond to your request within seven days. If you make us aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our site, we will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. You can contact us by sending us email at [email protected]
Further information on privacy