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Privacy Policy
This policy tells you about how we use and protect your personal information. Your privacy is very important to us. Should you have any queries, please contact us at support@elawyer.com.my

1. Overview
1.1This Privacy Policy describes how we handle your personal information for our services on the eLawyer.com.my websites. It applies generally to the www.elawyer.com.my website (“the Site”). Some websites we operate may be governed by separate privacy policies. The policy that applies on any of our domains or subdomains is always the policy that appears in the footer of each website.
1.2By visiting the Sites you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree please do not use or access our Site.
1.3This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and form part of this User Agreement. This Privacy Policy describes the information, as part of the normal operation of our services, what we collect from you and what may happen to that information.
1.4By accepting using our site and registering as a Member, you expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is effective upon acceptance for new users and is otherwise effective on 1 November 2007.

2. A Special Note About Children.
Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use the Sites unsupervised and we ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. If you are under the age of 18, you may only use this Site in conjunction with and under the supervision of your parents or guardians.

3. Collection
3.1You can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information to our servers located in Malaysia.
3.2We may collect and store the following personal information:
  • email address, physical contact information, and (depending on the service used) sometimes financial information, such as credit card or bank account numbers, if required;
  • transactional information based on your activities on the Site (such as buying, selling, item and content you generate or that relates to your account);
  • shipping, billing and other information you provide to purchase or ship an item, if applicable;
  • community discussions, chats, dispute resolution, correspondence through the Site, and correspondence sent to us;
  • computer sign-on data, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Sites, relevant statistic, and ad data;
  • other information, including IP address, URL that you just come from and you next go to (whether the URL is on the Site or not), you computer browser information and standard web log information, and
  • supplemental information from third parties. (For example, if you incur a debt to us, we will generally conduct a credit check by obtaining additional information about you from a credit bureau, as permitted by law. As another example, if the information you provide cannot be verified, we may ask you to send us additional information (such as your driver license, credit card statement, and/or a recent utility bill or other information confirming your address), or to answer additional questions online to help verify your information.)

4. Authorization
By using our posting service and providing us your information or Resume, you have expressly and irrevocably authorized and allowed us to disclose all the information provided by you for relevant users to view. We will not be responsible for the usage of such information by third party.

5. Marketing
We don't sell or rent your personal identifiable information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies (such as demographic data) to improve and personalize our services. We send out newsletters or marketing communications to all our members from time to time. Once you have registered as member we deemed that you are agreeable to receive newsletters or marketing communications from us. If you don't wish to receive newsletters or marketing communications from us, simply unsubscribe the newsletter by following the directions within the email.

6. Use
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. You agree that we may use your personal information to:
  • fulfill Clause 4 above;
  • provide the services and customer support you request;
  • contact you, resolve disputes, collect fees, to promote safe trading and troubleshoot problems;
  • prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our User Agreement;
  • customize, measure, and improve our services and the Sites' content and layout;
  • send you our newsletters or marketing communications.

7. Our Disclosure of Your Information
7.1We may disclose your personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety.
7.2We may also share your personal information with:
  • users mentioned in Clause 4 above.
  • members of our corporate family to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and provide joint services; (Our corporate affiliates will market only to users who request these services.)
  • service providers under contract who help with our business operations; (such as fraud investigations, bill collection, affiliate and rewards programs and co-branded credit cards)
  • other third parties to whom you explicitly ask us to send your information; (or about whom you are otherwise explicitly notified and consent to when using a specific service)
  • advertiser or third party, we aggregate (gather up data across all user accounts) personal information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for their marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to identify you personally. Certain information, such as your name, email address, password, credit card number, and bank account number, are not disclosed to these third parties in a personally identifiable manner without your consent.
  • law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity; (In such events we will disclose name, city, state, telephone number, email address, User ID history, fraud complaints, and posting history.)
  • other third parties, as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity; (In such events we will disclose name, street address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, email, and company name.) and
  • other business entities, should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity. (Should such a combination occur, we will require that the new combined entity follow this privacy policy with respect to your personal information. If your personal information will be used contrary to this policy, you will receive prior notice.)
7.3Due to the existing regulatory environment, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personal information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forced to disclose personal information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, 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 we use industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.

8. Using Information from the Site
8.1Our Site enable you to share personal and financial information in order to facilitate communication, negotiation and transactions. We cannot guarantee the privacy or security of your information and therefore we encourage you to evaluate the privacy and security policies of your trading partner before entering into a negotiation, transaction and choosing to share your information. To help protect your privacy, we allow only limited access to other users' contact, and other information in order to facilitate your transactions. In all cases, you must give other users a chance to remove themselves from your database and a chance to review what information you have collected about them.
8.2You agree to use user information only for:
  • the Site’s transaction-related purposes that are not unsolicited commercial messages;
  • using services offered through the Site, or
  • the purpose of communicating the user for interview purposes, or
  • other purposes that a user expressly chooses.

9. No spam, spyware or spoofing
We and our users do not tolerate spam. You are not licensed to add other users of this Site, even a user who has purchased an item from you or attended your interview or meeting, to your mail list (email or physical mail) without their express consent. To report our related spam or spoof emails to us, please forward the email to support@elawyer.com.my. You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate our User Agreement. We do filter and automatically scan messages before they are sent for viruses and other illegal or prohibited content but do not permanently store email messages sent through these tools. If you send an email to an email address that is not registered in our community (via Refer a Friend or other tool), we do not store permanently.

10. Account Protection
Your password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters, and special characters and do not disclose your password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify us at support@elawyer.com.my and change your password.

11. Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information
You can see, review and change most of your personal information by logging into the Site. Generally, we will not manually modify your personal information because it is very difficult to verify your identity remotely. You must promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Once you make a public posting, you may not be able to change or remove it. Upon your request, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. We do retain personal information from closed accounts in order to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our User Agreement, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.

12. Security
Your information is stored on our servers located in Malaysia. We treat data as an asset that must be protected and use lots of tools (encryption, passwords, physical security, etc.) to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. However, as you probably know, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information that they collect from the Site. Therefore, although we work very hard to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.

13. Third Parties
Except as otherwise expressly included in this Privacy Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. If you disclose your information to others, whether they are buyers or seller, or employer or, jobseeker on our Site or other sites throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. Since we do not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

14. General
We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the amended terms on the Site. All amended terms automatically take effect 7 days after they are initially posted on the Site.
We may suspend user from using our service, if we find that the user has violated any terms of this Policy.
This Private Policy is considered to form part of the User Agreement of our site.