The following Statement discloses information-gathering-dissemination practices for the Web site herein designated as "www.DiveSabah.com". The present Privacy Statement expresses the commitment of DiveSabah.com (Dive Sabah) to the privacy of our users, associates and members.
In order to provide a high level of service it may be necessary for us to periodically collect and disclose information about you. We hope the Privacy Statement presented here will help you make an informed decision about your use of our site.
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with a smooth and customized experience while using our services. This allows us to customize services and features to meet your needs, and to make it easier and faster for you to use the site.
Children are not eligible to use our services, and we ask that minors (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with your parents or guardians. This site is intended to operate as a business site for the purpose of commercial transactions.
To fully use our services, you will need to register using our online registration form. The form requires you to provide contact information and other personal information. You will have a DiveBorneo User Name.
If you choose to undertake business transactions with or through our site we may request information relevant to your buying and selling preferences. We also may collect other users' comments about you in our feedback area.
4, Credit accounts
In the event that you establish a credit account with us, we must collect some additional information including billing address, credit card number, credit card expiration date and tracking information from checks or money orders.
If you send us personal correspondence such as e-mails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the site, we may collect such information into a file specific to your preferences.
6. Use of Your Information
In order to improve our site and better tailor it to meet users' needs we may use personally identifiable information about you to analyze site usage, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize DiveBorneo's content and services.
7. Contacting You
We may use your e-mail address and phone number to contact you regarding administrative notices and communications relevant to your use of the site. If you choose to transact business on our site or open a credit account, we may use your address and billing information to bill you and provide associated support.
8. Our Disclosure of Your Information
Although we undertake great efforts to protect your privacy we cannot guarantee that all your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Statement. For example we cannot guarantee that third parties will not unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. We may also be required to disclose information to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.
As a general proposition, we do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third-party. We may aggregate personally identifiable information and disclose such information in aggregate to advertisers and for other marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you. Certain information, such as your password and bank account number, are not disclosed to advertisers.
9. DiveBorneo Communications
Throughout the site, you are identified by your User Name. Our system automatically sets your User Name. However, you can change it if you wish. If you change your User Name to your specific e-mail address, you will be identified on the site by your e-mail address. You will then be disclosing your e-mail address to other users and third parties. As a result, those users and third parties might send you unsolicited e-mail and be able to personally identify all your activities on the site.
10. Requests by Law Enforcement Bodies
DiveBorneo cooperates with law enforcement inquiries and other third parties to enforce laws, intellectual property and other rights. Therefore, local, state, national and international law enforcement can request and may receive your personally identifiable information.
11. Third-Party Service Providers.
We may use third-party service providers to facilitate our services. In some instances, the service provider may collect information directly from you. In these cases, you will be notified of the involvement of the service provider, and all information disclosures you make will be strictly optional.
12. Your Use of Other Users' Information.
In order to facilitate interaction among all DiveBorneo associates and members, our service allows you to access other users' contact information.
(a) DiveBorneo-related communications that are not unsolicited commercial messages;
(b) using services offered through DiveBorneo; and
(c) other purposes that a given user expressly requests after adequate disclosure of the purpose(s).
In all cases, you must give users an opportunity to remove themselves from your database and a chance to review what information you have collected about them. In addition, under no circumstances, except as defined in this Section, can you disclose personally identifiable information about another user to any third party without the consent of such other user after adequate disclosure.
13. Spam not Tolerated
DiveBorneo and our users do not tolerate spam. Therefore, without limiting the foregoing, users are not licensed to add a DiveBorneo user (even a user who has purchased items from you) to your mail list (e-mail or physical mail) without the user's express consent after adequate disclosure.
14. Control of Your Password.
Except as specifically permitted by this section, you may not disclose your DiveBorneo password to any third parties nor share it with any third parties. If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.
15. Reviewing and Changing Your Personally Identifiable Information.
Following registration, you can review and change the information you submitted during registration.
16. Other Information Collectors.
Except as otherwise expressly discussed in this Privacy Statement, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your information to other parties, whether they users of our system or of other sites on the Internet, different rules may apply. To the extent that we use third-party advertisers, they adhere to their own privacy customs and policies. Since DiveBorneo does not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies of such third parties.
17. Information Posted on Public Forums
The DiveBorneo site facilitates information exchanges among its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public and be guided accordingly.
The DiveBorneo Web site contains links to other Web sites. DiveBorneo is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other Web sites.
18. Security Measures