This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Social Impact Media Pty Ltd collects, and the ways in which we use that personal information. Social Impact Media Pty Ltd is a company incorporated in the state of NSW Australia in 1987 and operating world wide.
This document refers to the business operations of Social Impact Media and its publications. For clarity sections may refer to just Social Impact Media but it is intended that wherever this occurs, you consider this in the context of being a publication of Social Impact Media Pty Ltd where the intent applies universally.
Social Impact Media may collect and use the following personal information:
* Information you provide for the purpose of registering with the website
* Information you provide in the Contributor Profile and website forms and forums
* we may record your email and IP address as well as the personal information you tell us about yourself, for example, in articles you contribute for publication, comments you make about a published article, completing an online form when you request information, contributing to a forum and when you send us an email and/or other written and verbal communication.
Social Impact Media does not collect or have access to the payment details you provide our contracted billing companies when subscribing to our websites, other than your email address and mail or delivery address if provided.
NB: Be sure you have navigated to the latest version of our home page by typing our domain name into the URL line of your web browser before entering your personal access details to sign-in. We will never ask you for your subscription access details at any other time other than in the official sign in window.
We never solicit any personal details in articles, forums, comments or email. Please report any such sightings. Also be vigilant when following any links contained within articles and comments published on our web site or search engine listings that may appear to be connected to Social Impact Media.
Social Impact Media may use your personal information to:
* administer this website
* personalise the website for you
* enable your access to and use of the website services
* publish the information you allow about you on the website
* supply to you services that you purchase
* send you occasional procedural statements and technical alert information
* send you marketing communications you have opted in to receive.
Social Impact Media does not discloses your personal information to any third party for any reason, except reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this policy. Social Impact Media may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.
Social Impact Media may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the site and understanding how visitors use it. Cookies can also help customise the site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
Securing Your Data:
Social Impact Media will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions consistent with the technology available to us for an emerging website development to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information but no guarantee is given that this information cannot be accessed by others and you should only provide us with information that you consider appropriate for such circumstances.
Neither our billing contractors nor us will ever ask you for your personal access details to your account or subscription and any such request should NOT be acted on - please report any such instance immediately. If in doubt about a request you receive, sign in to your account by typing the correct address in the URL line of your web browser and verify the status of your account and/or subscription.
Information you include in an article you submit as a Contributor for publication and/or any comments and forum postings will be published on the internet and will be available around the world. Information you supply to Social Impact Media may not be confidential and if this is relevant to you then you should ask us for a secure transmission method first before transmitting such information to us.
Distribution of Information:
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies and individuals assisting us in fraud prevention and/or investigation when:
* permitted or required by law to do so
* to protect against and/or prevent fraud and/or unauthorised and/or illegal actions
* investigating actions that do not comply with our terms and conditions of use.
Withdrawing Your Consent:
If you do not consent to any of the disclosures above, you can write and advise Social Impact Media at its office address below and/or simply cancel your subscription and any personal information acquired will automatically be deleted from our operating system after 90 days. Email contact details you have provided in associated forums will remain active until such time as you unsubscribe from these forums and newsgroups.
This exemption cannot apply where Social Impact Media is required by law to provide such disclosure and/or where an investigation of fraud or other illegal activity is in progress.
By subscribing to or viewing our public web sites you are confirming that you do not object to the uses or disclosures as stated above and Social Impact Media will accept this as having received your express consent.
This website contains links to other websites:
Social Impact Media is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party Internet sites linked to our website. It is your responsibility to satisfy yourself about the suitability for you of any links you follow from our website.
by post to:
The General Manager
Social Impact Media Pty Ltd
PO Box 500
Riverwood NSW 2210
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy please review this policy before making use of Social Impact Media websites.
Please also refer to all our Conditions of Use before purchasing our products.