The Missosology Group is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. Because we operate from around the world, we have taken steps to ensure that high standards of data protection are adhered to globally for all the forms of data processing mentioned below. This statement outlines our privacy and data protection policy.
"The Missosology Group" comprises Missosology.org and its subsidiaries, which together operate a number of services, including the following:
A "user" (or "you") is anyone ordering, registering for or making use of any product, service or website of any Missosology Group.
Collection and use of user information
Your personal details will be collected and processed when you order, purchase, register, subscribe or make use of any of our products or services. Information is collected by the subsidiaries of the Missosology Group.
In addition, when you visit any of our websites or use any of our digital applications , we also collect website and application usage information (which may include your reading history and any advertisements you may have viewed), and information about your computer or other digital device and your internet connection. This includes your computer's or digital device’s IP address, the type and version of browser and operating system you use, your internet domain and, if you visited via a link from another website, the URL of the linking page.
This information is collected to help us:
And, if you allow us to*, we may also:
We also use your information for in-house research and analysis. This helps us to:
To enable us to conduct research we may share your information with third party suppliers employed to help. All results of any research and analysis will be anonymised or aggregated information and will not reveal any personal details of individual users.
A cookie is a small file which is placed on your hard drive when you visit any of the Group's websites (directly or via our applications). We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:
You can delete cookies from your hard drive at any time. Bear in mind, though, that if you delete them, any settings such as your stored username and password will have to be reset when you next log in.
You will be able to use our websites and applications even if your browser is not set to accept cookies. However, certain features and content may not be available to you and you will have to log in every time you visit.
You can also choose whether you wish us to collect cookie information for these purposes using the settings in your browser, as further explained at http://www.cookiecentral.com.
The Missosology Group uses reputable third parties to deliver the e-mails you receive if you have subscribed to e-mail newsletters, or have chosen to receive information about Missosology Group products, services and offers. These third parties use unique identifiers and invisible images (often called "pixel tags" or "clear GIFs") to perform message open sensing, message format sensing, and click-through sensing in order to bring you more relevant information.
To find out more about the technologies used in these e-mails sent on our behalf, please visit http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/index.aspx. Content and some ad services in these e-mails are provided by Missosology Group servers or by a third party.
The Missosology Group uses Google Adsense to deliver the advertisements displayed on our websites. Google Adsense may note some of the pages you visit through the use of pixel tags (also called "clear gifs"). In the course of serving advertisements to this site, Google Adsense may place or recognise a unique cookie on your computer in order to bring to you more relevant information and to make sure that you do not receive the same ad many times in the same session. Some of the advertisers on our sites do not use Google Adsense ad-serving software and their ads are served by third-parties who may also place cookies. To find out more about these sensing methods and to know your choices about not having this information used by Google Adsense, please visit http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/index.aspx.
For advertisements appearing on in our digital applications, we may share anonymised information regarding advertisement viewing patterns with our advertisers, but will not reveal any personal details of individual users.
Our websites may, from time to time, contain links to external sites. The Missosology Group is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites and we recommend that you read the privacy policies on any external sites you use.
The Missosology Group does its utmost to protect your privacy and ensure your personal details are not misused, accidentally destroyed, lost or altered within The Missosology Group.
Occasionally we share your details with other subsidiaries who are managing data for us (eg fulfilment bureaux, database consultants etc.). They are only permitted to process your data with explicit permission from The Missosology Group, enabling them to perform the services required.
Transfer of personal data overseas
As the internet is a global environment, collecting and processing personal information may involve the transmission of this data internationally, including outside of the Country of your residence. Therefore, by communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and agree to your personal data being processed in this way.
Children under 13
The Missosology Group does not intentionally collect any personal information from individuals under the age of 13. When necessary, underage users will be told not to submit any personal details and we will make every effort to delete any details of such users where a parent or guardian has informed us that these details have been collected.
Changes to this statement