Whalemail's Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Whalemail is committed to ensuring the privacy of any information it receives or collects from you. Protecting your privacy and personal information is an important part of the way we create, organise and implement our activities online and offline.
Whalemail will, to the best of our ability protect the information that we have under our control from: unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss.
This privacy statement applies to the entire Whalemail web site. However, specific provisions may apply to a particular part of the site. These specific provisions will override any general privacy provisions and will be posted on the site as it is further developed.

Information Collected

You can access the Whalemail web site anonymously without disclosing personal information.
Statistical information is collected each time you visit the site to tally the number of times you visit the site. This information includes: the time and duration of your visit, your use of specific pages and the address of the last site you visited (if you linked into the Whalemail web site from another web site). This information is only used to evaluate the effectiveness of the site and is not used to identify individual web site users.
E-mail addresses and other contact details that you provide to request information will not be added to any other mailing list or disclosed to a third party without your consent unless we are required to do so by law.

Cookies, Clickstreams and Web Beacons

Whalemail does not use clickstream, cookies or web beacons on its site to collect information about the web site user.
A cookie is a block of data that is shared between a web server and a userís browser. Cookies give information about a userís identity and web site visiting patterns.
Clickstream data is a virtual trail that a user leaves behind while surfing the Internet.
The Whalemail web site does not use web beacons, which are known as a web bug, pixel tag or a clear GIF. Web beacons are an often transparent graphic image that is placed on a web site (or in an e-mail) and when used in conjunction with cookies, can monitor the behaviour of the user visiting the web site (or sending the e-mail).
The Whalemail web site contains links to other web sites, Whalemail cannot be held responsible for these sitesí privacy practices or content. Whalemail advises web users to check the privacy statements of linked sites.

Security of Your Personal Data

Whalemail aims to protect the quality and integrity of your personal information and uses appropriate security and technology to maintain information, prevent unauthorised access and ensure the correct use of information.
This site does not provide facilities that guarantee the security of information over the Internet.

Links to other web sites

Other web sites linked to this site are not under the control of Whalemail and therefore Whalemail is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any linked sites or any links containing other linked sites.
Whalemail reserves the right to terminate any links or linking programs at any time.
Whalemail does not endorse any other individual, organisation, company or agency or their respective products or services that are linked to the Whalemail web site. Users will do this entirely at their own risk.