privacy policy

My Social Circle is committed to protecting your privacy and will make every effort to protect the privacy of all information provided to us. This Privacy Policy applies to the My Social Circle website and governs data collection and usage. By using the My Social Circle website, you consent to the data practices described in this policy.

how your information will be collected

My Social Circle collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name and address. My Social Circle also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your post code, age, gender, preferences, and interests. This personal and sensitive information will be collected from you directly when you fill out and submit one of our membership registration forms or any other information in connection with your application to us for membership.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by My Social Circle. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by My Social Circle for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the My Social Circle website.

use of your personal information

Your personal and sensitive information will be collected by My Social Circle for its own use in connection with organising and planning events. Nicknames are displayed to forum member to support the function of the site as a social community. The information will be disclosed by My Social Circle only to pursue its objects, general business and to provide you with membership services. My Social Circle does not sell, rent or lease its member lists to third parties. My Social Circle  may from time to time, contact you on behalf of My Social Circle’s sponsors or third parties about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. You may advise My Social Circle if you do not wish to receive any sponsor or third party promotional material.

My Social Circle will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: 
  1. conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on My Social Circle or the site; 
  2. protect and defend the rights or property of My Social Circle; and, 
  3. act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of My Social Circle, or the public.

updating your personal information

Members can access, change and update their registration and personal information by logging onto My Social Circle and selecting the Modify Profile option. Users who leave the service may choose to have their personal information deleted by contacting us.

member forums

Forum use is restricted to My Social Circle members. Nicknames are displayed to forum member to support the function of the site as a social community. Please be aware that whenever members voluntarily disclose personal information online, that information becomes public to other forum users and can be collected and used by them.

newsletter

If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address and phone number. Email addresses will only be used to send the newsletter. Members may choose to opt-out of receiving the newsletter anytime.

use of cookies

The My Social Circle website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the My Social Circle services or websites you visit.

security of your personal information

My Social Circle secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. My Social Circle secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Note that by using PayPal to collect payments, we do not store any credit card or bank information on the My Social Circle website.

changes to this policy

My Social Circle will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect organisation and member feedback. My Social Circle encourages you to periodically review this Policy to be informed of how My Social Circle is protecting your information.

how to contact is

My Social Circle welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that My Social Circle has not adhered to this Policy, please contact My Social Circle on 0415 40 30 60  or via email at http://www.mysocialcircle.com.au/contact-us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

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