What information we collect
When using any online services provided by Canal World, we may require some or all of the following information:
- Email address
Information related to any financial transactions which may be carried out (e.g. donations)
Additionally, whilst using Canal World, any associated websites and sub-domains, some or all of the following information may be collected:
- Internet Protocol (IP) address
- Approximate geographical location
- Browser type and version
- Operating system
- Referral source
Length of visit, page views, website navigation and any other related browsing activity
What we do with the information we collect
The information you provide to Canal World is required for, but not limited to, the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping:
- Access to the www.canalworld.net website, associated websites and sub-domains
- Account management
- Purchase confirmation and account reset data
- Confirmation of email address
Sending notices of software updates, planned maintenance and other relevant communications
We are committed to ensuring that any information you provide to Canal World 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.
www.canalworld.net and any associated websites and sub-domains makes use of small text files, called cookies, to store information in your web browser. The information stored may include preferences, session identification, HTTP information, and IP address.
You can set your browser to not receive cookies, but this may limit your ability to use www.canalworld.net and any associated websites and sub-domains.
IP addresses of computers used to visit www.canalworld.net and any associated websites and sub-domains are stored in our database. This includes when first registering for an account, managing your account details, writing a private or public message or performing any other transaction which results in data being transferred to or from your computer and the website in question.
Your IP address is not visible to the public at any time.
Links to other websites
www.canalworld.net, any associated websites and sub-domains, may contain links to other websites. These websites may or may not be affiliated with Canal World.
Controlling your personal information
When using the Canal World forum, you may choose to limit public viewing of applicable personal information through the settings located in your Profile and Account Settings.
Canal World will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so.
We may use your personal information to send you security information or other information pertaining to Canal World, or your account.
If you discover any of the information Canal World holds for you is incorrect or incomplete, that you are unable to change yourself, please contact us as soon as possible so the necessary changes can be made.