PenPal Garden understands and respects that your privacy should always remain strictly under your control. It is
because of this philosophy that you can be confident that the information you divulge to PenPal Garden will not be accessible
to people whom you have not authorized. Neither will it be sold or otherwise distributed to third parties other than in
accordance with this policy without your consent. PenPal Garden is not a source of unsolicited email.
- Is it
really free to join PenPal Garden?
is my information given out?
do you use my personal details for?
PenPal Garden sell my information to third parties?
secure is your web server?
I be added to any mailing lists?
you send unsolicited emails?
will I be notified of changes?
do I cancel my membership?
do I contact you?
Is it really free to join PenPal Garden? top
It is and always will be free to join PenPal Garden. Later on, a paid membership will be offered for advanced users but
the basic free service will always be available.
When is my information given out? top
Your personal info, like e-mail address or birthday, will never be shown on any pages at PenPal Garden.
What do you use my personal details for? top
PenPal Garden will use your name so that PenPal Garden can personalise your experience with me. PenPal Garden will use
your e-mail address for security reasons to confirm that you are who you say you are.
PenPal Garden also collects other data, which may include your IP address and what browser you are using. PenPal Garden
uses this information to statistically analyze site usage and to customize our site's content, layout and services. The
resulting information will allows PenPal Garden to improve PenPal Garden site and better understand and serve PenPal
World's users. It is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis only.
Does PenPal Garden sell my information to third parties? top
As a matter of policy, PenPal Garden does not sell, rent or lend any of your personal information to third parties other
than in accordance with this policy without your consent.
However, the following describes some of the ways that your
personal information may be used in the normal routine to
provide PenPal Garden range of services to you.
Service Management. PenPal Garden uses your personal
information to provide the services you request. PenPal Garden
uses your personal information to: troubleshoot problems;
measure consumer interest in PenPal Garden's services, inform
you about offers, products, services, and updates; customize
your experience; detect and protect PenPal Garden against
error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce PenPal
time of collection.
You agree that PenPal Garden may use personal information
about you to improve PenPal Garden's marketing and promotional
efforts, to analyze site usage, improve PenPal Garden's content
and product offerings, and customize the site's content,
layout, and services. These uses improve the site and better
tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a
smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while using
You agree that PenPal Garden may use your personal
information to contact you and deliver information to you
that, in some cases, are targeted to your interests, such as
targeted banner advertisements, administrative notices,
product offerings, and communications relevant to your use of
you expressly agree to receive this information. You may make
changes to your email notification preferences at any time.
Advertisers. PenPal Garden might disclose non-personally
identifiable aggregated (gather up data across all member
accounts) information to advertisers and other third parties.
An example of non-personally identifiable information would be
'the number of members aged 20-30'.
Law Enforcement. PenPal Garden cooperates with law
enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to
enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud and
other rights, to help protect you and PenPal Garden's service.
Therefore, in response to a genuine request by law enforcement
or other government officials relating to a criminal
investigation or alleged illegal activity, PenPal Garden can
disclose personal information about you.Third parties may
unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private
communications, or users may abuse or misuse your personal
information that they collect from the site. Therefore,
although PenPal Garden uses industry standard practices to
protect your privacy, PenPal Garden does not promise, and you
should not expect, that your personal information or private
communications will always remain private.
Acquisition. It is possible that as PenPal Garden continues
to develop its website and its business, PenPal Garden's
service and/or related assets might be acquired.
Notwithstanding any provision in this policy to the contrary,
in event of a merger or acquisition, your personal information
may be transferred to the acquiring entity, and become subject
to the acquirer's data practices.
How secure is your web server? top
PenPal Garden's web servers enjoy following on scene
- Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)
- Separated Smoke Alarm System
- Fogtec - MIST fire suppression system
- CCTV-System surveillance monitoring all entries/exits
and all main areas
- 24 hour - 365 day video recording
- PAC security card entry control
- Visual verification of all people entering the data level
- Redundant air conditioning
PenPal Garden uses industry standard technology to keep your
personal information as safe as possible. Additionally, PenPal
World has dedicated non-stop power systems, with multiple
back-up generators, in case of power failure. As a further
safety feature, all the data is backed-up on a daily basis.
PenPal Garden's servers are housed on a dedicated ethernet
segment with a dedicated router port for added network
Will I be added to any mailing lists? top
PenPal Garden does not sell, rent or lend e-mail addresses
for any other purpose than in direct association with your use
of PenPal Garden's service or as otherwise described in this
Do you send unsolicited emails? top
PenPal Garden will not send any unsolicited information,
including e-mail. You will, however receive emails which form
an essential part of the service.
Cookies are a standard internet technology, and many major
web sites use them to provide useful features for their
members. Cookies allows PenPal Garden to store and retrieve
login information on a user's system. They provide PenPal
World with data that PenPal Garden can use to improve PenPal
World's service to you. If you so choose, you can save your
login or password so you don't have to re-enter them each time
you visit PenPal Garden'ssite.
Cookies themselves do not personally identify users,
although they do identify a user's computer. Most browsers are
initially set up to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can
take full advantage of PenPal Garden's web site if you do so.
How will I be notified of changes? top
posting the amended terms on the site. All amended terms shall
automatically be effective immediately after posting on the
site. PenPal Garden might notify you in accordance with its
How do I cancel my membership? top
You always have the option not to become a member or to
cancel your membership at any time.
If you are a member and no longer wish to participate in
PenPal Garden you can sign in to the site and click on the 'My
Profile' at the top of the page; then select 'cancel
membership' and follow the simple instructions.
This action will cancel your membership and delete your
details from the system, expect your e-mail address and the
date you've joined the first time. You will be assured that,
PenPal Garden will not contact you directly at the e-mail
address we have on record for you, other than to respond to
requests you may make to PenPal Garden in the future.
How do I contact you? top
If you have any questions about PenPal Garden's privacy
statement, the practices of this website or your dealings with
this website, you can contact PenPal Garden via the Contact Us