In order to benefit from the full functionality offered by this web site, it is occasionally necessary for us to place a small amount of information (a cookie) on your computer. Cookies are used to store your viewing options for displaying thumbnail images and text. When you change these options, your new selections are recorded in a cookie for use next time you visit the site.
Information Gathering and Usage
When you register for Digital Matchbox Club we ask for information such as your name, company name, email address, billing address, credit card information. Members who sign up for the free trial account are not required to enter a credit card. The financial information provided by users who upgrade to our paid plans will be transmitted over an encrypted connection (SSL) to our payment gateway and will not be stored by Digital Matchbox Ltd. Digital Matchbox Ltd. uses collected information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, advertising and research.
Public data and publishing
Browsing this site doesn’t reveal your identity publicly, although see private logging later in this document for more information. If you contribute to this site, this is a public act and you will be identified as the author of the edit.
At this time, this site is only open to edits by registered users. This is a spam control measure. When logged in, your user name will be visible and acts under that account will be tracked. You may use your real name or not. Note that this is the name that you select when you create an account. When not logged in, actions will be identified by your IP address. These numbers could potentially be traceable to identifying information about you, whether it is your home ISP or the university, college or work account where the IP address is registered. Your IP address could potentially be used in conjunction with other data to identify you. If you are concerned about attempts to match your IP address to your identity, you may wish to use an anonymous browsing service or attempt some means to disguise your real IP address.
In order to benefit from the full functionality offered by this web site, it is occasionally necessary for us to place a small amount of information (a cookie) on your computer. Cookies are used to store your viewing options for displaying thumbnail images and text. When you change these options, your new selections are recorded in a cookie for use next time you visit the site. You may wish to clear these cookies and the browser cache if you wish to refrain from revealing any identifying information, especially if you are using a public or shared computer.
Any time you visit a page on the internet, you send quite a bit of information to the server. The webservers that host this site maintain access logs with the information that you send. This information is used to provide site statistics and to get an idea of popular pages and what sites link here. In the normal course of events we do not intend to use these logs to identify legitimate users.
The data logged may be used by us to solve technical problems with the site and, in cases of abuse of this site, to investigate the abuse.
Data release policy
Our policy is to only release to a third party the data we collect in the following circumstances
- When required by law, such as in response to a valid request from a law enforcement body.
- When given permission by the user.
- To designated third parties to resolve or investigate abuse complaints.
- When the information is related to spiders or bots, usually when investigating technical issues.
- For abusive users, we may release information to assist in attempting to block the abusive user or to complain to that user’s Internet Service Provider.
- If necessary to defend legal claims against us by third parties.
- When we deem it necessary to protect the property or rights of the user community, or this website.
No selling of information
We will not sell your information, such as your email address, to third parties.
We make no guarantee that the information that you provide to us will be secure.