Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY AND CHECK IT PERIODICALLY BECAUSE IT MAY BE UPDATED FROM TIME TO TIME BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE OR SUBMITTING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. BY USING THIS SITE YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE. IF YOU ARE OUTSIDE OF SINGAPORE AND CHOOSE TO PROVIDE YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION, YOU CONSENT TO OUR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION CONSISTENT WITH THIS POLICY.

Respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data
RunSociety is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy tells you about our online collection and use of data. The terms of this policy apply to all RunSociety websites, unless different terms are specified in a form or contract provided to you online or offline.

RunSociety collects information to understand your needs better. This helps us to improve our services and the way we communicate with you.

We understand that privacy is important to you and we strive to be as open and transparent as possible in how we serve you.

We conduct our business in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) and have implemented additional measures to protect your personal information.

RunSociety’s Data Protection Policy aims to help you understand how we collect, use, handle, share and protect your personal information.

This site is owned by RunSociety, and may be accessed internationally. For data protection purposes, RunSociety is the controller and, unless otherwise stated, is also the processor of data. Information collected may be retained, stored, processed, accessed, and used in jurisdictions whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home jurisdiction.

Ways we collect your personal information
We may collect your personal information in any of the following ways:

  • Subscribe to our services
  • Use our software, application and other RunSociety products or services
  • Sign up for newsletters or alerts
  • Register for a specific product or service (e.g. registering your interest to purchase items)
  • Participate in contest, competition, survey or giveaway
  • Visit our websites
  • Contact us with a question or request for assistance

Collection of your personal information
When you visit this site, certain types of information, such as the website that referred you to us, your IP address, browser type and language, and access times, may be collected automatically as part of the site’s operation. We may also collect navigational information on the pages you view, the links you click on, and other actions taken in connection with the site. Here are key examples of the information we collect

  • Your identity – This includes full name, NRIC, FIN or passport number, address, contact number, e-mail address, date of birth, as well as service related information such as bank and credit card details, payment method, and IP address.
  • Demographic information - (E.g. age, hobbies, income, gender, interests) may also be collected and linked to your personal information.
  • Your interaction with us – For example, an email or letter you send to us or other records of any contact you has with us. E-mail addresses are only provided by the user voluntarily through the commenting process or via e-mail communications. Authors’ personal information collected through third party forms are also provided voluntarily and will remain confidential and abide by the terms stated in this privacy policy.
  • Account information – For example, the subscription services you use or other details related to your account.
  • Your preferences – This is based on what you share with us on how you would like to be contacted, and your preferred products, services and lifestyle activities for example.
  • Information from other organisations – These organisations include fraud-prevention agencies, business directories, credit reference agencies or individuals we believe you have authorised to provide your personal details on your behalf.

Use of your personal information
RunSociety collects and uses your personal information to operate and improve our sites, process your transactions, provide customer service, perform research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies, and to display content that is customised to your interests and preferences.

The personal information you submit to us via any method may be used or disclosed for the following purposes:

Communication and Advertising

  • To communicate with you via email or and various other means (e.g calls, SMS/MMS, mobile messaging app or social media network) by sending e-mails, newsletters, messages and any other marketing communications materials to inform you of new services, products or information that may be of interest to you.
  • To improve our services and, promotion and advertising processes.
  • To display targeted advertising, offers or promotions based on your browsing or purchasing habits.

Provisioning and administration of services

  • Enable us to process bills and payments
  • Process your orders and activate or deactivate services
  • Respond to enquiries and requests from you or people you have authorized
  • To verify your information and conduct reference checks through phone numbers, SMS/MMS, or any other method
  • Facilitate interconnection and interoperability with organisers
  • Inform you about service upgrades and updates

Market research, product & service enhancement

  • Conduct market research and surveys to improve our customer service; develop new products, as well as personalise the services we offer you
  • For internal data analysis
  • Perform market analysis – Upon request from private or public organisations, we may provide information collected for their planning purposes. The information included within any reports to these is always aggregated and anonymised such that no particular individual is identifiable.

Sharing of benefits and rewards

  • Offer prizes, gifts, rewards and promotions, and share promotional benefits and programs which you may quality for
  • Provide updates, discounts, offers, invitations to events, and deliver relevant advertising, including through voice and SMS/MMS with your prior consent or if otherwise permitted under local laws and regulations

Security and risk management

  • Conduct internal audits
  • Notification of service and security issues
  • Help to prevent and detect fraud, loss or other crimes and recover debts
  • Ensure the safety and security of our properties and systems
  • Conduct checks against money laundering, terrorism financing and related risks

Legal and regulatory requirements

  • Meet legal, regulatory and other requirements including providing assistance to law enforcement, juridical and other government agencies
  • To create and submit reports as required by law or regulation

We will not use your personal information for purposes other than what we have informed you, or which are permitted under local laws and regulations.

Personal data collected by RunSociety may be stored and processed in Singapore or any other country in which RunSociety or its affiliates, subsidiaries, contractors or agents maintain facilities, and by using our sites or services, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

By voluntarily submitting your details to us, you are deemed to have consented to the collection and use of your personal information, which may include disclosing this information to our partner organisations or 3rd parties only if necessary. Should you choose not to submit all the information that is required, our ability to consider you as a candidate or participant may be limited. You may not be able to enjoy the full benefits from RunSociety too.

We will not offer, publish or share your personal information with 3rd parties outside of RunSociety for commercial purposes, without seeking your explicit permission.

Sharing of your personal information
Except as disclosed in this privacy policy, RunSociety does not share your personal information with any outside parties. We aggregate user-specific information on pages users access or visit, and information volunteered by readers, such as survey information and/or website registrations. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website in a technical fashion only.

We may share your personal information within our corporate group, including our subsidiaries, affiliated companies and divisions; all of whom may use your information for the purposes disclosed herein. We may share your personal information with service providers or third parties who perform services on our behalf.

For example, we may hire other companies to handle the processing of payments, provide data storage, host websites, fulfil orders and shipments, assist in direct marketing, conduct audits, giveaways of gifts or prizes etc.

Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to provide the service. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

Information about our visitors, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, or sale of the company and/or its assets, as well as in the unlikely event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, in which case personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees, customers, or the public.

We may collect and share anonymous location data.
To customize our service for you, we and our partners may collect, use, and share precise location data, including the real-time geographic location of your computer or device. This location data is collected anonymously in a form that does not personally identify you and is used only to provide and improve our service. We may obtain your consent on your first use of the service.

You can request to see or delete your personal data.
You can sign into your account to see or delete any personally identifiable information we have stored, such as your name, address, email or phone number. You can also contact us by email to request to see or delete this information.

We keep personal data until you delete it.
We remove personally identifiable information (such as your name, address, email or phone number) and other preferences associated with your account promptly after you delete your account or for only as long as there is a business or legal need. We may retain other data indefinitely.

You control whether we share personal data with partners.
We may share personally identifiable information (such as name, address, email or phone) with trusted partners in order to provide you with relevant advertising, offers or services. Contact us if you want to opt-out of this sharing:
[http://www.runsociety.com/contact/] OR [hello(@)runsociety(dot)com]

Public information
Our website enables you to post information to be accessed by others through our comments. When you do so, other visitors may collect your data and attempt to contact you off the site. RunSociety cannot be held liable for any offsite communications that result from your posting of personal information on our site. If you do not wish to be contacted offsite by other RunSociety visitors, do not give your e-mail address, website address or any information that could identifiable when leaving a comment.

Please note: Although you are required to provide your e-mail address in the specified field when entering a comment, your e-mail address will only be available to RunSociety’s website administrators or management and will not be publicly visible.

Use of cookies and other technologies
A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while the user is browsing that website.

We use cookies to store visitor preferences, record user-specific information on pages users access or visit, customise website content based on visitor browser type or other information that the visitor sends.

In some cases, our third-party service providers may use cookies on our sites. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by RunSociety only, and does not cover the use of cookies by third parties.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of our sites and services that depend on cookies.

In addition to cookies, we may use other technologies to collect personal information and help personalise your online experience.

Advertising
RunSociety, including any predecessor or affiliated companies, does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the advertisements (collectively), i.e. links, banners, downloads, distributions or other information accessed directly or indirectly from host advertisements contained on this website (service), nor the quality of any products, information or other materials displayed, purchased or obtained by any consumer, as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in connection with the service or products.

RunSociety shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions contained within any third party advertisements contained within its website, and reserves the right to make changes and regulate content without notice. Accordingly, RunSociety and third party information are provided “AS IS.” You, the consumer, acknowledge that any reliance upon any materials shall be at your sole risk.

Third-party advertisers featured on RunSociety may collect tracking information in a different manner than is set out in this Privacy Policy. The only information that they will be able to track is basic website usage information and other analytics.

Ad companies collect anonymous data. You can opt out.
Ad companies may use and collect anonymous data about your interests to customize content and advertising here and in other sites and applications. Interest and location data may be linked to your device, but is not linked to your identity. Click to see company privacy policies and opt-out choices:

Google

Google (www.google.com) operates the Google Display Network (comprising partner websites and some Google properties like YouTube), DoubleClick online ad serving products and the DoubleClick Ad Exchange, and Invite Media. These provide advertisers with the tools needed to plan, execute and analyze marketing programs with greater ease and efficiency, while enabling publishers to maximize their returns from online advertising. Note: Because Google uses DoubleClick and Invite technology, cookies placed by Google for behavioral advertising, including the opt out cookie, will appear as DoubleClick and Invite cookies.
Privacy Policy and Choices

Google Ads (Admeld, Admob, Channel Intelligence, DoubleClick, Display Network, Teracent)

Admeld Admeld pioneered the private ad exchange and built technology that made it easy for publishers to identify new opportunities and control how every impression is sold. Admob AdMob has been rebuilt, leveraging the best of Google's ad platforms. Channel Intelligence Channel intelligence optimizes product visibility on shopping engines. With our bidding expertise, data optimization technology, and data quality monitoring, we elevate performance on shopping engines. DoubleClick DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) is a comprehensive hosted ad serving platform that streamlines ad management functions and allows generating even-greater advertising margins. Display Network The Google Display Network helps generate awareness by getting ads in front of consumers, so they can learn about the business as they consider their options. Teracent Teracent’s Intelligent Display Advertising creates display ads entirely customized to the specific consumer and site proposition for marketers that was, until now, cost and time prohibitive.
Privacy Policy and Choices

You can ask privacy questions or opt-out of marketing.
If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policies, please contact us:
[http://www.runsociety.com/contact/] OR [hello(@)runsociety(dot)com]

If you have given us contact information but do not want us to contact you with promotional or marketing information, you can opt-out here:

[http://login.runsociety.com/members/edit_profile]

Please allow sufficient time for us to process your request.

Service providers access data on our behalf.
In order to serve you, we may share your personal and anonymous information with other companies, including vendors and contractors. Their use of information is limited to these purposes, and subject to agreements that require them to keep the information confidential. Our vendors provide assurance that they take reasonable steps to safeguard the data they hold on our behalf, although data security cannot be guaranteed.

Analytics companies may access anonymous data (such as your IP address or device ID) to help us understand how our services are used. They use this data solely on our behalf. They do not share it except in aggregate form; no data is shared as to any individual user. Click to see company privacy policies that govern their use of data.

Google Ads (Admeld, Admob, Channel Intelligence, DoubleClick, Display Network, Teracent)

Admeld Admeld pioneered the private ad exchange and built technology that made it easy for publishers to identify new opportunities and control how every impression is sold. Admob AdMob has been rebuilt, leveraging the best of Google's ad platforms. Channel Intelligence Channel intelligence optimizes product visibility on shopping engines. With our bidding expertise, data optimization technology, and data quality monitoring, we elevate performance on shopping engines. DoubleClick DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) is a comprehensive hosted ad serving platform that streamlines ad management functions and allows generating even-greater advertising margins. Display Network The Google Display Network helps generate awareness by getting ads in front of consumers, so they can learn about the business as they consider their options. Teracent Teracent’s Intelligent Display Advertising creates display ads entirely customized to the specific consumer and site proposition for marketers that was, until now, cost and time prohibitive.
Privacy Policy and Choices

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so they can improve it. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors.
Privacy Policy and Choices

Information security
We have appropriate security measures in place for our physical facilities and the facilities of our service providers to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our website. Information provided by website visitors is held in confidence and used for editorial and technical improvements to the website.

We take steps to protect personal information
We take reasonable steps to secure your personally identifiable information against unauthorized access or disclosure. We encrypt transmission of data on pages where you provide payment information. However, no security or encryption method can be guaranteed to protect information from hackers or human error.

Information we collect may be stored or processed on computers located in any country where we do business.

Affiliate programmes, sponsored posts, etc
From time to time we may choose to use affiliate links and/or sponsored posts as an effort to generate extra income to our website. The appearance of such links or sponsored content in this site is determined by its informational or inspirational value and not by its commercial value to us. We will only promote products and services that we feel are beneficial to our audience.

Links
RunSociety is not responsible for the content of any third-party website. We may offer links to websites, including those of our third-party content providers that have different privacy policies and practices from those disclosed here. Any links to such websites are provided for your convenience or reference only.

RunSociety does not endorse, authorise, approve, certify, maintain, or control these other websites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of the information located on such websites.

RunSociety is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any linked websites before you navigate to any website or disclose your personal information online; and encourage you to become acquainted with them prior to use.

You access any third-party websites at your own risk.

There may be circumstances where access to our website is provided by a hypertext link located on another website. Although RunSociety encourages and appreciates links from third-party websites, RunSociety has no responsibility for the content of such websites. RunSociety does not endorse, authorise, approve, certify, maintain, or control these other websites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of the information located on such websites.

Copyright
Content may not be reproduced, distributed, translated, displayed, posted, communicated or used in any way without the prior written consent of RunSociety.

Information ownership
All e-mails, comments or other forms of communication received by RunSociety are the property of RunSociety and may be used for editorial or technical improvements to the website at our discretion without any form of compensation being owed to the sender of said communications.

Content
The views and opinions expressed in the media, articles or comments on this site are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by RunSociety.

While we try our upmost to ensure that all the information provided is non-misleading and correct to the best of our knowledge, RunSociety does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information contained on our website. If you have a particular complaint about something you’ve found on this website, feel free to contact us.

Comments
Comments on this website are the sole responsibility of its writers who will take full responsibility, liability, and blame for any libel or litigation that result from something written in or as a direct result of something written in a comment. The accuracy, completeness, veracity, honesty, exactitude, factuality and politeness of comments are not guaranteed.

Note: Comments submitted to RunSociety are posted automatically and may include the user name and date the comment was posted. Comments may be used in other areas of the site at editorial discretion.

By submitting a comment to this site, you warrant that RunSociety has the right, at our own discretion to edit, moderate and/or remove your comments:

You are legally liable for the content of your comments that you submit to this site.

By submitting a comment to this website, you warrant that RunSociety is not responsible or liable for any of the content posted by you and you agree to indemnify us from any and all claims and liabilities (including legal fees) which could arise from your comments submitted to the site.

The views expressed in these comments are those of the participants alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of RunSociety.com.

If you participate in a discussion, you are responsible for ensuring that any material you post to RunSociety (text, images, or other multimedia content) does not violate or infringe upon the copyright, patent, trademark or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party, and is posted with the permission of the owner of such rights.

Discussion material on RunSociety is for your personal use only. You may not in any way make commercial or other unauthorised use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, or otherwise, of material obtained through RunSociety except as permitted by the Copyright Act or other law.

Anyone who violates these rules may have their access privileges removed without warning.

Limitations of liability
Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to gross negligence shall RunSociety be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use RunSociety, or any information contained on RunSociety. You specifically acknowledge and agree that RunSociety is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user or its authors.

By using this website, you meet the above criteria and agree to abide by all of the above rules and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy
We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy and disclaimer at any time without notice. When we make changes, we will revise the "last updated" date at the bottom of the policy.

Contact information
Please contact RunSociety by completing the form on the Contact us page or by e-mailing hello[at]runsociety[dot]com if you have any concerns or enquiry relating to your Personal Data or this policy.

More information about the PDPA and DNC regulations is available from the Personal Data Protection Commission's website.

Last updated: 1 September 2014.