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                                                                         Privacy Statement

                                                             (updated 28th June 2012)

 

TECHZONEZ values your privacy.

To keep you informed, we have created this privacy statement that discloses our purposes and methods for online collection and use of information. This policy applies to all information collected through The TECHZONEZ website.

TECHZONEZ contains many links to external sites. We are not responsible for these sites. We try to ensure that all sites that we link to are suitable,useful and appropriate for our members.

By using TECHZONEZ services you agree that you accept this privacy policy.

Disclosure of Information
TECHZONEZ will never sell or distribute your email address or other personal information to third parties without your prior consent.
We reserve the right to distribute any information in our database if required to do so by law, or upon order of a court of law.

Right to Change Policy
As we are constantly adding new features to TECHZONEZ,we reserve the right to update our privacy policy to reflect these new services. As the policy is updated, the date at the top will be changed to reflect this.

Registration at TECHZONEZ
To fully utilise the features of this website, you will need to register. Registration allows members to post in the forums. It also allows members to use the in-built private messaging system within the forums.
To register at this site the only personal information we require is a valid email address. All other information on the registration form is entirely voluntary and is not required to complete the registration process.

Note: We do not accept registrations from users aged under 13 years.

Cookies
This website does use cookies to enhance the service we provide. A cookie is a small data file stored on your computer's hard drive. The cookie stores information such as the date you last visited the site. This allows the site to recognise your username and automatically mark new posts and threads in the forums since your last visit. Most browsers can be set to not accept cookies.
For more information about cookies, please read this page.

IP Addresses
When you log in to TECHZONEZ your IP address is logged. This IP address is unique to your internet connection and is provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Your IP address is only visible to our admin and moderators. It is used as a security measure to prevent abuse of our forums and website. In exceptional circumstances we may be required to report abusive members to their ISP for further action. Members would be warned first before this action is taken.
For more information about IP addresses, please read this page.

Advertising
Our banner adverts do not (to our knowledge) use cookies, but may track the number of clicks that their banner receives for statistical and sales commission purposes.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here

There are no "pop-up" ads on this site.

Using the Forums
All information that you post in the forums is voluntary. As stated above, the only information we require for you to participate in the forums is a valid email address. You have the option in your User Control Panel to hide your email address so as not to receive email from other members of the site.

Private Messaging System
The Private Messaging system is a facility only available to registered members of TECHZONEZ. Private messages are stored in our database.We will not open your private messaging folders except to investigate a report of abuse, to protect our database, or if required to do so by law.

Updating Your Information
All information in your personal profile can be updated by selecting the appropriate tab in your User Control Panel.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions or comments about our privacy statement, please contact us

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