Amwaj Islands respects your privacy at all times, whether you are a resident or just a visitor to the islands or our website. Should you have any privacy questions or suggestions, you may contact us directly and we will address your concerns as best we can. If you see any errors within our website, please report these and we will correct them as soon as possible.
In order to register for the Amwaj Residents Forum, or to provide you with information that you request, it may be necessary at times to ask for certain personal information such as your name and address, telephone number or email address. You are not required to provide the personal information requested, but if you chose not to do so, we may not be able to provide you with our services or respond to any queries you have.
Online collection of information
Our website only captures personal information identifiable to you, including your email address, when you specifically give them to us to receive information. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected when you visit our site. Non-personal information relating to site traffic and usage is gathered for internal evaluation to help us better serve you.
As with most websites, Amwaj Islands maintains server logs regarding visits to our site as a normal function of operation and maintenance. We analyse such logs in an effort to constantly improve the value of our content and services. The logs do not contain personally identifiable information, nor does Amwaj Islands make any attempt to link the traffic information on the site with the individuals who actually visit the site.
What personal information we collect
- When you sign up to the Amwaj Islands Forum, we collect a variety of information from you including your name, address, contact numbers and email address, to confirm your residency.
- When you fill in any contact form on our site, we will ask for basic information in order to contact you to help with your enquiry / suggestion.
- When you sign up for our regular newsletter, we ask only for your email address. You may cancel your subscription at any time, using the link at the bottom of the newsletter emails you receive.
How we use your personal information
The personal information you provide allows us to authenticate you as an Amwaj resident and provide you access to the Residents Only forum.
From time to time, we may use your personal information to communicate important notices about Amwaj Islands, such as resident notices or security updates.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis and research, to improve our website, services and communications.
We do not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information to anyone.
Protection of personal information
Amwaj Islands takes the security of your personal information seriously. Your personal data is stored by Amwaj Islands using encrypted computer systems, housed in facilities using physical security measures.
Be aware that when you use the Amwaj Islands Residents Forum, the personal information you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and address or phone number in a forum posting, that information is public. Please take care when posting to the forum.
Integrity and retention of personal information
We will retain your basic personal information as long as you remain resident within Amwaj Islands. If you are leaving Amwaj Islands, please inform us and we will remove your information from our database.
Third-Party sites and services
The Amwaj Islands website and forum may contain links to third-party websites, services or products. Information collected by third parties, is governed by their own privacy practices. If you have concerns, we encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.
. All such communications are examined and replies issued where appropriate as soon as possible.