1. What Information Is Collected?
The information that Teramach collects from you can be broadly grouped into the following two categories:
a. Personal Information; and
b. General Non-Specific & Demographic Information (Non Personal Information)
General Non-Specific & Demographic Information (Non Personal Information)
Any non-personal information either voluntarily provided by you or recorded as part of your use of the Web Site is considered to be General Non-Specific & Demographic Information. Non-personal information is information that does not contain personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address, but may include demographic information.
2. How does TeraMach Collect Information?
Teramach may collect information about you when you: (a) use the Web Site; or (b) voluntarily provide your information to Teramach, for instance: (i) by contacting us via e-mail or telephone; or (ii) registering on the web site for events.
3. What does TeraMach use the information for?
TeraMach uses your information for the following purposes:
5. Sharing of Information
Your personal information will not be shared with, disclosed, sold, traded or rented to any third parties and is collected for our express internal use. However TeraMach may disclose your personal information to: (a) any of our affiliates and subsidiaries that Teramach deems appropriate; (b) to any of TeraMachs service providers.
We will not disclose such personal information unless it is required in order to provide our services. Where TeraMach discloses personal information to our affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers, we will require those organizations or individuals to use such information solely for the purposes of providing services to Teramach, its members or the person concerned and to have appropriate safeguards for the protection of that personal information.
Please note that there are circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of personal information may be justified or permitted or where Teramach is obliged to disclose information without consent. Such circumstances may include:
a) Where required by law or by order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or governmental tribunal;
b) Where TeraMach believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group;
c) Where it is necessary to establish or collect monies owing to TeraMach;
d) Where it is necessary to permit TeraMach to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that we may sustain; or
e) Where the information is public.
Where obliged or permitted to disclose information without consent, TeraMach will not disclose more information than is required.
Unless permitted by law, no personal information is collected, without first obtaining the consent of the individual concerned to the collection, use and dissemination of that information. However, we may seek consent to use and disclose personal information after it has been collected in those cases where we wish to use the information for a new or different purpose where the individual concerned has not already consented to such a use of their personal information.
By providing your personal information to TeraMach, you agree and consent that we may collect, use and disclose such personal information in accordance with this Policy. In addition, where appropriate, specific authorizations or consents may be obtained from time to time.
In most cases and subject to legal and contractual restrictions, you are free to refuse or withdraw your consent at any time upon reasonable, advance notice. However, it should be noted that in some circumstances, our services can only be offered if personal information is provided to TeraMach. Consequently, if you choose not to provide us with any required personal information, we may not be able to offer the services requested. We will inform you of the consequences of the withdrawal of consent.
7. Protection of Personal Information
TeraMach endeavours to maintain appropriate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of personal information. This also applies to our disposal or destruction of personal information.
TeraMach further protects personal information by restricting access to it to those employees and service providers that the management of TeraMach has determined need to know that information in order that we may provide our services.
"Cookies" are text files that are created by websites and stored on your computers hard drive. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information. These files assist a website in recognizing a users preferences which may have been set by the user while on the Web Site, such as shopping cart preferences, usernames and passwords, etc.
The Web Site may contain links to third-party websites. TeraMach has no control over such third-party websites. By clicking on a link, you agree that TeraMach is not responsible for the privacy practices of such third-party websites and that it is your responsibility to be aware of and comply with such privacy policies.
10. Retention of Information
We will retain your personal information only as long as it is required for the reasons it was collected. When personal information is no longer required for TeraMachs purposes, we have procedures to destroy, delete, erase or convert it into an anonymous form.
11. Access to Personal Information
TeraMach permits the reasonable right of access and review of personal information held by us about an individual and will endeavour to provide the information in question within a reasonable time, generally no later than 30 days following the request.
TeraMach will use reasonable efforts to allow you to update or correct personally identifiable information which you state as incorrect to the extent that such information has been maintained by TeraMach. TeraMach reserves the right not to change any personal information but may append any alternative text the individual concerned believes to be appropriate.
TeraMach reserves the right to decline to provide access to personal information where the information requested:
a) Would disclose (i) personal information, including opinions, about another individual or about a deceased individual; or (ii) business confidential information of TeraMach or a third party;
b) Would interfere with contractual or other negotiations of TeraMach or a third party;
c) Is subject to solicitor-client, litigation or other legal privilege;
d) Is not readily retrievable and the burden or cost of providing would be disproportionate to the nature or value of the information;
e) Does not exist, is not held, or cannot be found by TeraMach;
f) May harm or interfere with law enforcement activities and other investigative or regulatory functions of a body authorized by law to perform such functions; or
g) May be withheld or is requested to be withheld under applicable legislation.
Where information will not or cannot be disclosed, the individual making the request will be provided with the reasons for non-disclosure.
TeraMach will not charge an individual for verifying or correcting their information, however, to the extent permitted by applicable law, there may be a minimal charge imposed where the individual needs a copy of records.
13. Contact Information