chooseachat.com is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
ChooseaChat.com may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 April 2009.
What information we gather
From simply browsing through chooseachat.com for articles, our directory or pages there is no need to register/log, therefore we will not gather any personal information on you. The only information which will be automatically tracked is your IP address which will be used for our web logs to gather information such as most popular pages.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website however.
ChooseaChat.com have forums available for the use of all MyCAC members. Any information that is discussed within these forums can be seen by all, so please takecare with what information you give in these areas.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Links to other websites
Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
How long we store your information for
We will store information about you as long as we require it to carry out our business. Please be reassured that we can remove certain information if you request it.
Controlling your personal data:
By using ChooseaChat you are giving consent for us to use your details within the Shelt Network. However, we will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact the helpdesk.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please update your account details, contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect or incomplete.
How you can contact us:
Our address is:
PO Box 1039