Tala Island respects your privacy at all times, whether you are a resident or just a visitor to the islands or our website. Should you have any privacy questions or suggestions, you may contact us directly and we will address your concerns as best we can. If you see any errors within our website, please report these and we will correct them as soon as possible.
In order to register for the Tala Island Resident, or to provide you with information that you request, it may be necessary at times to ask for certain personal information such as your name and address, telephone number or email address. You are not required to provide the personal information requested, but if you chose not to do so, we may not be able to provide you with our services or respond to any queries you have.
Online collection of information
Our website only captures personal information identifiable to you, including your email address, when you specifically give them to us to receive information. As a general policy, no personal information is automatically collected when you visit our site. Non-personal information relating to site traffic and usage is gathered for internal evaluation to help us better serve you.
As with most websites, Tala Island maintains server logs regarding visits to our site as a normal function of operation and maintenance. We analyse such logs in an effort to constantly improve the value of our content and services. The logs do not contain personally identifiable information, nor does Tala Island make any attempt to link the traffic information on the site with the individuals who actually visit the site.
What personal information we collect
When you sign up to the Tala Island Forum, we collect a variety of information from you including your name, address, contact numbers and email address, to confirm your residency.
When you fill in any contact form on our site, we will ask for basic information in order to contact you to help with your enquiry / suggestion.
How we use your personal information
The personal information you provide allows us to authenticate you as Tala resident.
From time to time, we may use your personal information to communicate important notices about Tala Islands, such as resident notices or security updates.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis and research, to improve our website, services and communications.
We do not sell, rent, loan, trade, or lease personal information to anyone.
Protection of personal information
Tala Island takes the security of your personal information seriously. Your personal data is stored by Tala Island using encrypted computer systems, housed in facilities using physical security measures.
Integrity and retention of personal information
We will retain your basic personal information as long as you remain resident in Tala Island. If you are leaving Tala Island, please inform us and we will remove your information from our database.
Third-Party sites and services
Tala Island website and forum may contain links to third-party websites, services or products. Information collected by third parties, is governed by their own privacy practices. If you have concerns, we encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.