Kitewalk S.A. see it as our responsibility to set examples and help establish the standards for privacy on the Internet. During registration, each service asks the user to provide different types and amounts of personal information. Kitewalk intends through the use of such information in good faith to deliver better services.
Personal Information and Its Use
Kitewalk gathers two types of information about users: (1) Non-personally identifiable information: When visitors come to our web site, we collect and aggregate information indicating, among other things, which pages were visited, the order in which they were visited, and which hyperlinks were "clicked." Collecting such information involves the logging of IP addresses, operating system and browser software etc. used by each visitor to the Kitewalk web site. Although such information is not personally identifiable, we can determine from the IP address a visitor's Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity. The non-personally identifiable information we collect helps us identify the most popular areas of our web site and determine the effectiveness of our promotional activities. In addition, we may disclose some of this information to advertisers to inform them of the number of people who have seen and/or clicked through their advertisements. (2) Personally identifiable information: In certain areas of the Kitewalk web site -for example, while registering for the geo-intelligence service a user may be asked to provide his/her full name, nick name, province, gender, hobbies, age and interests etc.
Kitewalk collects this personal information primarily to make using the Kitewalk Web site easier and more satisfying for its users. The goal of Kitewalk is to provide all Internet users with an exciting, online experience.
All users should be aware that, when they disclose personally identifiable information in a bulletin board or other forum, the information may be collected and used by others to send that person unsolicited email from other parties outside Kitewalk. In the event that you encounter any Kitewalk user who is improperly collecting or using information about you or other users, please contact email@example.com.
Kitewalk will not disclose your personally identifiable information except:
a) with your prior authorization or consent;
b) in an emergency to protect rights and interests of Kitewalk and its users, public security and public interests;
c) as required by law or valid order by a court or other governmental body;
d) to enforce applicable terms of Kitewalk services or any statements of Kitewalk, or in other situation which Kitewalk may deem necessary.
Information Collecting during Co-operation with Third Parties
Through good co-operation or even alliance with other reputable organizations of goodwill, Kitewalk has been dedicated to providing the best internet service to its users.
Minors' Information and Its Use
Kitewalk suggests that minors shall not access internet without prior written consent of their parents or other legal guardians. Kitewalk will protect relevant information of minors as required by laws and regulations.
A cookie is a small data file that Kitewalk transfers to users' computer's hard disk, generally to quickly identify a user's computer and to remember things about the user's visit, such as the user's preferences or a user's name and password. The Service sends cookies to users' computers when users access or view content of an Kitewalk page. Information contained in a cookie may be linked to users' personal information for purposes such as improving the quality of our service, tailoring recommendations to users' interests, and making the Service easier to use. Users can disable cookies at any time, although users may not be able to access or use features of the Service.
Provision of Information
Kitewalk users always have a choice whether or not to disclose information. Certain information is required for registration of our services, but most other requested information is optional. It is a top priority at Kitewalk to make its user feel comfortable and in control.
Update and Publicity of Information
Kitewalk strongly encourages its users to update and edit their personal information and keep it current. A Kitewalk community user can easily access and correct his/her personal information at any time. Users can edit and delete their personal information at their discretion.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online through certain channel ( for example on message boards, through email, or in chat areas ), that information can be collected and used by others. Kitewalk will take no responsibility whatsoever caused by reasons said above. Since disclosure of personal information through certain channel may lead to disclosure of your personal information, we remind you to use caution before such disclosing.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.
Questions regarding this statement or the privacy practices of Kitewalk should be directed to the Kitewalk site coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kitewalk users also have the option of directly contacting the Kitewalk customer service department via telephone and/or standard mail.
Kitewalk respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Kitewalk may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, terminate the accounts of users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
Kitewalk owns or has the right to use all the intellectual propriety rights with respect to the content and services that are developed or jointly developed by Kitewalk. This content and services are protected by applicable intellectual property laws, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.