What information do we collect? How do we use it?
When you sign-up, we need to know your gender, name, eMail address, country and city/region. This allows us to create and process your membership profile.
We do NOT require other personal information.
No information collected during the sign-up process is revealed to any third party unless you EXPLICITLY permit this via the "Privacy Settings" form.
The "Privacy Settings" form will be displayed upon first login and you will be required to specify and save your privacy settings before you will be permitted to proceed.
Depending on the options you EXPLICITLY specify in the "Privacy Settings" form, the personal information you supplied during the sign-up process may be revealed to other members of MoldovaStamps.org and/or to the public.
We monitor member traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the website.
We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the website, new MoldovaStamps.org emissions and other news.
The MoldovaStamps.org Forum
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How does MoldovaStamps.org protect member's information?
When you register to become a member or access your membership information, we encrypt all personally identifying information before it is stored in our database. Even if our database was compromised, the data contained within it would be unreadable by any unauthorised person. Furthermore, as required by law, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive information to you..
What about "cookies"?
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Protection of Minors::
MoldovaStamps.org does not accept membership applications from persons who are not over 16 years of age and all applicants are required to explicitly confirm their acknowledgement of this prior to the continuance of the sign-up process..
Will MoldovaStamps.org disclose the information it collects to outside parties?
MoldovaStamps.org does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others under any circumstances. MoldovaStamps.org may provide aggregate statistics about our members traffic patterns and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information..
We are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect on the site to make member services at MoldovaStamps.org possible and to enhance your overall browsing experience. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others..
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