Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the SeekaTutor.com.au (the "Site"). We and our service partner have a firm commitment to safeguarding the privacy of our users’ personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. This includes information about your service subscriptions and usage. Publicly available information, such as a public directory listing of your name, address, telephone number, or electronic address, is not considered to be personal information.

1. Acceptance of Privacy Policy 
Your use of our website, including any dispute concerning privacy, is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use Agreement. By using our website, you are accepting the practices set out in this privacy policy and our Terms of Use Agreement.
 
If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy page and any other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, or by other means, such as email, at our discretion.
Your continued use of any portion of our website following posting of the updated Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of the changes.

2. Effective Date
This Privacy Policy was last revised on December 1, 2009.

3. Information Collection
SeekaTutor.com.au is the sole owner of the information collected on SeekaTutor.com.au. We collect personally identifiable information from our users at several different points on our Web site.

3.1. Registration
Certain sections of the Site may require you to register. If you select to register, you are required to provide contact information (such as name, email address and subjects). We use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest. You have the option to provide demographic information (such as educational level and age) to us; we encourage you to submit this information so we can provide you a better experience on our site. 

3.2 Public Forums, Blog and Email Inquiries
SeekaTutor.com.au makes forums and blog available to our users and visitors. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personally identifying information.
We also collect the e-mail addresses and other personal information provided from email inquiries, forum registrations and forum postings, and from blog comments. If you use the forum or blog on the site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums and blog, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages.  We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums and blog. We reserve the right to terminate the accounts of visitors who use these services in a manner inconsistent with SeekaTutor.com.au  Terms of Use Agreement

4. Uses of Information
The personal information we collect from you may be used to fulfill your requests for products and services; offer products and services that may be of interest to you; customize the advertising and content that you see on our website; facilitate use of our website; manage your account and your preferences; analyze use of and improve our website, products and services; identify and protect against fraudulent transactions and other misuses of our website; and enforce our Terms of Use Agreement. We do not share or sell your personally identifiable information with other organizations or third parties. 

4.1 Service-related Announcements
We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.  For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.  If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account by contacting us.

4.2 Customer Service
Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your registration and password.  We will also communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes.

4.3 Newsletters
During registration, you have options to subscribe to our newsletter(s). If you select to receive our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you.  Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe.  If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by contacting us or by unsubscribing in your account preferences.

5. Legal Disclaimer
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may disclose information you provide if required to do so by law or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process served on us; (2) protect and defend our rights or property; (3) act in an emergency to protect someone's safety or (4) as expressly provided herein.

6. Log Files
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files.  This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click stream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyse trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.  We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information. 

7. Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. This means that a user's session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close you browser.
Some of our business partners (e.g., advertisers) might use cookies on our site.  We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by SeekaTutor.com.au only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers or third parties.

8. Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by SeekaTutor.com.au. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. 
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.  This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by SeekaTutor.com.au.

9. Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page or by contacting us.

10. Security
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it; however, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.  Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

11. Changes in this Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Privacy Policy , we will post those changes to this privacy statement and/or other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.  

12. Contact Us 
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy , please contact us