MyDirectory Privacy Policy

Created on: February 28, 2015

 

In this privacy policy, we will refer to MyDirectory using the terms "MyDirectory.my", "us", "we" and "our". The term "our Services" refers to any websites, mobile applications and other products or services that we own or run from time to time, including any mobile sites that you might access from your mobile device. If you use any of our Services, we call you a "user" and this policy applies to you. If you buy any of our Services, we call you an "advertiser" and you should refer to our privacy policy for advertisers.

Your privacy is a priority at MyDirectory, and we go to great lengths to protect it. This Privacy Policy covers the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information that may be collected by MyDirectory.  Please take a moment to read the following to learn more about our information practices, including what type of information is gathered, how the information is used and for what purposes, to whom we disclose the information, and how we safeguard your personal information.

 

Why we collect personal information

To provide you with our Services, we may need information about you.

If you use our Services, you are in control of what information we collect about you, but if you choose not to share your information, you may not be able to access or use all or part of our Services.

We collect information about you when you:

  • access or use our Services;
  • order any of our Services;
  • create, look at or change details of any account for our Services;
  • use the features or functionalities on our Services, such as where you can email information about a business or service that you locate on our Services to a friend;
  • request business details through our Services;
  • click on one of the ads that we put on other websites or services;
  • ask for information from us;
  • give us a testimonial or other feedback;
  • submit a review / comments for a business or articles through our Services;
  • enter competitions or special promotions;
  • fill in surveys; or
  • speak to us on the telephone, including by using call recording.

 

What information we collect and how we may use it

We collect information from you when you register on our site. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

When you access or use our Services, the types of information that we may collect directly from you include your name or nickname, email address and any other information you choose to provide. In addition, we also may automatically collect information about you, including:

  • information about your use of our Services, including your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, access times, search criteria, pages viewed and the last page you viewed before navigating to our Services;
  • information about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and mobile network information; and
  • information about the location of your device when you access or use our Services through one of our mobile applications or otherwise consent to the collection of this information. Please note that, if you initially consent to our collection of location information, you can subsequently stop the collection of this information at any time by changing the preferences on your mobile device. If you do so, our mobile applications or certain features thereof will no longer function. You may also stop our collection of location information by following the standard uninstall process to remove all of our mobile applications from your mobile device.

We may also get information about you from third parties with whom we have a business relationship.

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To send periodic emails

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

 

With whom do we share information

MyDirectory may share non-personal and non-personally identifiable information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties. However, we only divulge aggregate information, such as how often the average user visits our website.

MyDirectory may partner with other parties in connection with the various services offered on our site, such as email delivery services. In such instances, we may share limited personal information that is necessary for the third-party to provide its services. These companies are prohibited from using this information for any other purpose.

MyDirectory may also provide personal information when disclosure may be required by law (e.g., subpoenas, search warrants and court orders). We may also determine that such action is reasonably necessary to protect a party's rights, property, or well-being. This action may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud detection or protection, or in other situations involving suspicious or illegal activities.

 

How do we protect your information

We take the security of your personal information seriously. MyDirectory takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

 

Do we use cookies

Yes. As is standard practice on many corporate websites, MyDirectory uses “cookies” and other technologies to help us understand which parts of our websites are the most popular, where our visitors are going and etc. We also use cookies and other technologies to make sure that our online advertising is bringing customers to our products and services. We use cookies and other technologies to study traffic patterns on our website, to make it even more rewarding as well as to study the effectiveness of our customer communications. And we use cookies to customize your experience and provide greater convenience each time you interact with us.

For example, knowing your first name lets us welcome you with a greeting the next time you sign in to our website. We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits.

If you do not want a website to create a cookie on your computer, most web browsers provide you with the option to disable them. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.

 

Links to third party sites

Links to external websites owned and operated by third parties ("Third Party Sites") may be presented in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. This information is used in aggregated form to improve our Services for our users and advertisers.

We do not exercise control over Third Party Sites to which you may link from our Services. These Third Party Sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, or collect information from you. If you decide to access any Third Party Sites, you do so at your own risk, and we recommend that you visit and review the privacy policies of such Third Party Sites for more information about their information practices.

 

Consent and changes to our privacy policy

By using our website or services, you consent to our privacy policy. MyDirectory may decide to change this privacy policy from time to time. If and when we do, we will post those changes on this page with revising date at the top of this policy, and/or send an email notifying you of any changes. So that you are aware of the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

 

Conditions of Use

For information about the terms and conditions governing your use of our Services, please review our Conditions of Use.

 

Privacy questions & Contact us

If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, do not hesitate send us an email : connect@MyDirectory.my