Marco Polo Project Website Privacy Statement

Throughout this Website Privacy Statement, reference to your ‘personal information’ means information which identifies you as an individual, or from which your identity can be reasonably ascertained. Your home address, home telephone number and email address are examples of personal information.

Any changes to this Website Privacy Statement will be posted on the Marco Polo Project website (hereafter “the site”). We encourage you to review this Statement from time to time.

The following information pertains to your privacy and the site.

1.1.1 Anonymous Access to this Website
You can access and browse the site without disclosing personal information. We will only collect personal information from you with your consent.

1.1.2 Collection and Use of Personal Information
This site does not collect or use personal information except that which you choose to provide in the subscription process, in email messages or in comments.

If you provide us with personal information about someone else, for example in an email message or comment, you must tell them about our website privacy statement and ensure that they do not object to their personal information being disclosed to us.

All new subscribers to the website are added to our newsletter mailing list. You may at any time request that your contact be taken off this mailing list.

For subscription purposes, the Marco Polo project collects and uses your personal information to deliver the services you have requested.

We may not be able to provide the full range of services through the site if we are not provided with the information outlined above.

1.1.3 Disclosure
We will only disclose your personal information in accordance with this privacy statement, or where we otherwise have your consent or if we are required to do so or are authorised by law.

1.1.4 Access and Correction
You may apply to the Marco Polo Project to access, correct or update your personal information. Please contact us for further information.

1.1.5 Internet Security
There are risks associated with transmitting information over the internet. We use a number of mechanisms to protect the security and integrity of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. While we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, therefore you do so at your own risk.
If you are concerned about conveying sensitive information to the Marco Polo Project over the internet, you may prefer to contact us by mail or telephone.

1.1.6 Data Security
Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

1.1.7 Linking to other Websites
The Marco Polo project website may, from time to time, contain links to the websites of other organisations which may be of interest to you. Linked websites are responsible for their own privacy practices and you should check those websites for their respective privacy statements.

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