Please read carefully our policy on data collection and use of the
data collected. For the purpose of these terms, “we” and “our” shall refer to both SPH and SPH Group.
When is information collected from you?
What is the information used for?
Can you opt out?
Whenever we send you any information, we will include instructions on how to unsubscribe and a link to do so. If you do not wish to receive further information of a similar nature, you may unsubscribe via this link or Email us. If you do not wish to receive any information of any kind from us at all, you may go to your "My Account" page and check the "opt out" box or email us.
As a general rule, we do not disclose specific information about our users to any third parties. All communication whether from us or our business partners will be sent to you by us.
However, in the event that you participate in contests or other promotional
programs on our site sponsored or organized by third parties or purchase
goods and services offered by third parties or offer goods and services
to third parties on our sites, your information may be disclosed to
and used by such third parties.
If you wish to correct, change or update your particulars, all you have to do is to go to your "My Account" page to do so. You will need to have your user id and password.
SPH Group will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data are protected from unauthorized access. Access to "My Account" is password protected. Thus, no other party, including employees of SPH Group, can change the information. However, you must remember to log off from your account and close the browser window after use so that no unauthorized party can have access. You must not, at any time, divulge your password to any third party.
All information gathered by SPH Group is stored in systems that may only be accessed by authorized staff of SPH Group using assigned user ids and passwords.
SPH uses "cookies", where a small data file is sent to your browser to store and track information about you when you enter our websites. The cookie is used to track information such as the number of users and their frequency of use, profiles of users and their preferred sites. While this cookie can tell us when you enter our sites and which pages you visit, it cannot read data off your hard disk.
Like many web site operators, SPH uses the independent company Nielsen//NetRatings to measure and analyse the internet usage across SPH web sites. Nielsen//NetRatings is a leader in the internet industry in interactive measurement technologies and market research. SPH uses Nielsen//NetRatings' services to collect the following core information on the usage of our web sites, including:
This aggregate, non-personal information is collated by Nielsen//NetRatings and provided to SPH to assist in analysing the usage of SPH web sites. The Nielsen//NetRatings data is also accessible by media organizations and research companies, for the purpose of conducting industry comparisons with other Internet portals.
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