Collection and Use of Personal Information
You can visit the websites of Searches Direct without revealing any personal information. However, Searches Direct needs certain personal information if you wish to submit an enquiry, register for a newsletter, or receive or use certain Searches Direct services.
Where required, this information may include your personal contact information and/or your company contact information. Searches Direct will use this information to reply to your enquiries, to provide you with requested products and services, to set up your member’s account, and to contact you regarding related products and services.
Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
Searches Direct automatically receives and records non-personal information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page you requested. Searches Direct may use this information to customize the content you see and to fulfill your requests for certain products and services. However, Searches Direct does not connect this non-personal data to any personal information collected from you.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Searches Direct may disclose your personal information to third parties who work on behalf of Searches Direct to respond to your enquiry or award nomination. We will share personal information for these purposes only with third parties whose privacy policies are consistent with ours or who agree to abide by our policies with respect to personal information.
Searches Direct may otherwise disclose your personal information when:
We have your express consent to share the information for a specified purpose;
We need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or such other legal process;
We need to protect the personal safety of the users of our websites or defend the rights or property of Searches Direct;
If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this policy, please do not provide any personal information.
If you have provided personal information to Searches Direct and no longer consent to its use or disclosure as outlined herein, please notify us firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be considered 100% secure. However, Searches Direct will keep your information protected for your privacy and security. In certain areas of our websites, as identified on the site, Searches Direct uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions.
We also safeguard your personal information from unauthorised access, through access control procedures, network firewalls and physical security measures.
Further, Searches Direct retains your personal information only as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes identified above or as required by law.
Searches Direct may at any time, without notice to you and in its sole discretion, amend this policy from time to time. Please review this policy periodically. Your continued use of Searches Direct websites after any such amendments signifies your acceptance thereof.
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