2. Collection of personal information
We will only collect personal information which you expressly provide to us when using any part of the Site. For example:
(a) to enable us to keep you up-to-date on the latest news and to respond to your feedback, you may provide us with your email address;
(b) to register to be a Member of Distress Rate Media, you will need to provide your name, email and contact details; and
(c) to make a payments to Distress, you will need to provide your name, contact details and credit card information.
3. Use of personal information
3.1 Distress Rate Media uses personal information only to fulfill and process the requests of users and members. Information will only be used for information or its own marketing purposes (that is, to notify you about important functionality changes to the Site, latest news and events, and new services), only if you have agreed to receive this information. If you no longer wish to receive such information, please let us know.
(a) if we believe there is a serious and imminent threat to the life, health or safety of yourself or another person;
(b) to investigate or report on activity which we believe on reasonable grounds to be unlawful;
(c) if disclosure is required or authorised by law (for example where a regulatory authority has the power to request the provision of certain records or information);
(d) if disclosure is reasonably necessary to enable an enforcement body to perform its functions, for example:
(i) the prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution or punishment of criminal offences; and
(ii) the preparation for, or conduct of, proceedings before any court or tribunal, or implementation of the orders of a court or tribunal.
4. Security of information
Distress Rate Media will take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is protected from modification, misuse, disclosure, loss and unauthorised access. We protect the security of your financial information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption software.
5. Cookies and session information
5.1 Cookies are pieces of information that a site sends to your computer’s hard disk when you access information on that site. Each time you use your computer to access the same site, the information that was previously received is sent back to the Site by your browser. Cookies do not identify individual users. However, when you visit the Distress Rate Media site, our servers may record information about your usage, the time of your visit, its duration, the pages you visit and style settings.
6. Access to information
6.1 Please contact us if you would like to access a copy of your personal information or believe that the information we have about you is not up-to-date, complete or accurate. You have the right to request the correction of any information which relates to you and is inaccurate. If you would like Distress Rate Media to delete your personal information, please let us know and we will take all reasonable steps to delete it unless we are required by law to keep it.