"Fortress" This Website, its sponsors, affiliates and creators;
"Data" means any data (including Personal Information) provided to Fortress by a User;
"Personal Information" Including but not limited any Data or information about an identifiable User, including an email address;
In this agreement unless it appears to the contrary, the singular shall include the plural and visa versa, any reference to any gender shall also includes the opposite gender and any reference to a natural person, shall include legal person and visa versa.
COLLECTION OF DATAIf a User registers with Fortress by completing a submission form, including but not limited to a newsletter registration form, an information enquiry form or a registration to gain access to a password protected zone, a User is not anonymous to Fortress. For the purposes of online purchasing, a User may also be prompted to provide necessary Personal Information to process a credit card or PayPal payment.
Information collected by Fortress is stored in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public.
If a User does not wish to submit any personal identifying information, the User should not submit any information within submission form fields on Fortress.
Fortress does not have any motive or intention to gather contact Data of visitors who are under the age of 13 and would prefer that parental Data be supplied instead on behalf of a child under the age of 13.
It is the nature of the Internet and websites that Fortress by default records User information on Fortress's server traffic reports from the browser which the User is using to view Fortress, including an IP address and which web pages were visited.
Fortress uses cookie technology. Cookie technology consists of trace elements of data that is stored on the User's computer's hard drive and which contains information about the User, so that next time the User visits Fortress the Cookie recognises the User's prior visit.
USE OF DATAUsers of Fortress understand and agree that in order to offer certain services or functions, Fortress must collect and use personal information about Users.
Fortress may send to a User messages by Email and/or SMS regarding their account.
It is an optional condition of a User submitting Data to Fortress that Users agree to receive future Promotional messages from Fortress by Email and/or SMS or to Opt-out from future communications. A User can choose to opt-out of promotional messages at any time by contacting Fortress or following the unsubscribe link or instructions on the future communication.
Fortress uses cookie technology and generates and saves User and session ID's to the User's Internet browser and computer to track and analyse website usage of the User. Fortress does this to be able to identify any technical problems with the workings of Fortress and to correct these to ensure a better online experience for the User.
AUTHORISED ACCESS TO DATAFortress may disclose information to any authorized official if required to do so by law or if it is required to protect the safety of other Fortress Users or the public, or if Fortress believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend Fortress rights or properties.
Fortress will not sell, rent, share, or distribute Personal Information to any entity other than 3rd parties which are vital in the administration of Fortress and the supply of goods or services that have been requested by the User, including but not limited to: hosting service providers, web administrators and online purchase and delivery service providers.
Fortress may need to share Data with employees and employees of 3rd parties that require access to the Data to perform their day-to-day functions for Fortress.
Fortress may disclose anonymous demographic and biometric statistics about the Data within the database for business purposes.
In the event of Fortress changing ownership to a new entity, Fortress may transfer its rights to the Data to the new owner. The new owner of Fortress is required to notify each User of the transfer and the User may choose to modify its Personal Data at that time or choose to remove it.
SECURE STORAGE OF DATAInformation collected by Fortress is stored in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public.
All Data is available only to the User and those authorized employees to whom Fortress has granted permissions by issuing a username and password.
It is the responsibility of each User to maintain the confidentiality and security of their password and to alert Fortress or reset their password if compromise of security is suspected.
Any unauthorised use of Fortress systems and attempts to access Data without express authorisation is a violation of the Agreement, the act of which is prosecutable by Law.