When you register for an account, we collect your profile photo, full name, email address, date of birth, gender, your country, your location, your school, your workplace, your website, your marital status, your company website, your personal website, and some words about yourself. All of the above information is optional except your name and an email address, as they are minimum required to open and maintain an account. All other information you may or may not provide voluntarily in your Profile Setting section. If you do not provide any such information, we do not collect or store or retrieve them otherwise. Any user can search for your name and see that information if you voluntarily provide them and if you have enabled displaying some sensitive information such as your birthday in the Privacy Setting section. We use the information we collect to analyze how our website is used, diagnose service or technical problems, maintain security, remember information to help you efficiently access your account (such as keeping you logged-in in your device), monitor aggregate metrics such as the total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns. Sometimes we need to use your email address to send you network related notices and announcement (such as we have improved or added a new section, a reminder about your monthly fees etc). We never use your email address for unsolicited messaging, marketing, advertising or any such commercial purpose. And we never sell, rent, or hand-over your email address to any third party. If you personally correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address, and our responses.
If you choose to use our email invitation service to invite a friend to Electronics People, you will have to provide that person's email address and an email invitation will be sent. We store this email address to send this email and to register your friend if your invitation is accepted, and also to track the success of our invitation service.
When you visit the website, we may send one or more "cookies" - small data files - to your computer or device to uniquely identify your browser and let the system help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may convey anonymous information to us about how you browse the website, but never collects any personal information about you. A persistent cookie remains on your computer after you close your browser so that it can be used by your browser on your subsequent visits to the website. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser's directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies are disabled.
Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you use the website, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any web page on the website. These server-logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
We may use Google Analytics to help understand use of the Network. Google Analytics collect the information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including cookies and your IP address. Google Analytics also receive this information and their use of it is governed by their own Privacy Policies.
We do not process your payment. It is handled by PayPal. You put any sensitive financial data such as your Credit Card information directly on their secure website. PayPal protects your financial and other data according to their own policies and just passes your money to us.
In a simple sentence, we do not share such information. But we may have to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect our rights or property.
We uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to our website or guarantee that your information on the website may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.