Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting this an Expanding Worlds Ltd website. Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to ensuring your privacy is respected and protected. As part of this commitment, we have prepared this Privacy Policy to explain the manner in which collect, use, disclose and otherwise treat the personal information of consumers.

The information you provide to us is being transmitted to us and processed in the United Kingdom and will be protected subject to this privacy policy and contracts that impose data protections as required by your country. By using our Services, you consent to the transfer of your personal information in this way.

Collection and Use of Personal Information
You are able to enjoy our publications and visit many areas of our websites without providing us with any personal information.
However, we do collect personal information (including but not limited to your name, contact details and email address) when you;
(i) subscribe to our online newsletters
(ii) register to participate in an online forum or community
(iii) contact us with an enquiry, comment or suggestion

Some of the personal information we request from you is required in order for you to use our services. If you do not wish to provide such personal information to us, you are not obligated to, but as a result you may not be able to use the particular service.

Subscriptions:
When you subscribe to one of our publications, we may ask you to provide your name and e-mail address. Once you are subscribed, we may store your subscription information, including its start date and any customer service contacts you may have with us.

Purchases
When you purchase products offered through one of our websites we collect your credit card and other payment information and keep a history of your purchases. We use this information to process your orders, to better assist you when you visit or contact us in the future, as well as to improve our product offerings when we send you information about these in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

When you return merchandise purchased via our website or request a refund or exchange, you may be asked to provide certain information, including your name, e-mail address, residential address and phone number. We collect and use this information for fraud prevention purposes.

Online Registration
You do not have to register to browse some areas of our websites. However, registration may be required to receive online newsletters or to participate in certain website features. When you register, you may be asked for personal information such as your name, e-mail address, and a user name and password that you select. We collect this information to identify who you are, to provide you with the service or information you requested, and/or to facilitate your participation in an on-line forum or community. We may also use this information for promotional and marketing purposes in accordance with this Privacy Policy and not in violation of applicable law.

Please remember that any information you disclose in these public forum or community areas becomes public information and is immediately accessible to other users, so it is important for you to carefully consider what, if any, personal information you reveal in these areas. We may use information disclosed by you in this way to promote our products and services in our advertising communications.

Customer Service
When you contact one of our customer service representatives, or e-mail us with a comment or question, you may be asked for information that identifies you, such as your name and email address to help us promptly answer your question. We may retain this information to assist you in the future, for instance with any further queries you may have or by sending you information about other publications, products, or services of ours which we believe may interest you, in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We also may use your feedback, suggestions and comments to monitor and/or improve our publications, product offerings, and Services.

Website information
Generally, you can visit our website without giving us your name or contact information. We may collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our website and other related information, such as information about your computer or device, web browser and operating system and their settings, the referring page that linked you to our site, the pages, content or ads you see or click on during your visit and when and for how long you do so, items you download, the next website you visit when you leave our site, and any search terms you have entered on our site. We use this information to monitor and improve our services.

Cookies
To enhance your experience on our services, we may place “cookies” on your computer or device. Cookies are small text files that we place in your computer or device to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personal information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering with one of our services. Once you choose to provide us with personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. A cookie assigns a unique numerical identifier to your web browser or device, and may enable us to recognize you as the same user who has used our services, and relate your use of the services to other information about you, such as your usage information and personal information. We may use cookies to personalise your experience on our services (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our site, to save your password in password-protected areas, to enable shopping carts, or to tailor content or product and service offerings).

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can set your browser option so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser. However, you may find that some parts of the site will not function properly if you have refused cookies or similar tracking technologies and you should be aware that disabling cookies or similar tracking technologies might prevent you from accessing some of our content.

Disclosure of personal information
We will not disclose, rent, sell or otherwise transfer your personal information without your consent, except as otherwise set out in this Privacy Policy or in any specific disclosure given to you when obtaining personal information from you.

Third Party Processors and Agents: Certain personal information may be transferred with other third parties solely for the purposes of processing your request, and providing customer service. All of our service providers are required to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information and to use it only in compliance with applicable data privacy laws, and are prohibited from using or disclosing your personal information for any purpose other than providing the services on our behalf or as otherwise not prohibited by applicable law.

Sale or Merger of Business: It is possible that all or part of Expanding Worlds Ltd could merge with or be acquired by another business or undergo a corporate change or dissolution such as a reorganization, consolidation, bankruptcy, liquidation, sale of assets, or wind down of business. If this happens we may share the information that relates to you.

Legal
We may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personal information to assist us in collecting a debt owed by you, or otherwise where necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defence of legal claims.

We may use reputable third parties to present or serve the advertisements that you may see on our web pages and to conduct research about the advertisements. This Privacy Policy does not cover any use of personal information that such third parties may have collected from you or the methods used by the third-parties to collect that information.