Privacy Policy

We take the protection of your private information very seriously. This Statement of Privacy applies to http://www.thedecisionfactory.com and governs how data can be collected and used.

Collection of your Personal Information

The Decision Factory website may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • Name
  • Email Address 

The Decision Factory website may also collect demographic information which will remain anonymous and cannot be used to identify you, such as your: 

  • Race
  • Age

We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personal sensitive data through The Decision Factory public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. The Decision Factory cannot be held accountable for this.

The Decision Factory recognises that there maybe be occasions where you decide to link to other websites from The Decision Factory website. In doing this The Decision Factory is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Decision Factory website.

Use of your Personal Information

The Decision Factory may use your personally identifiable information collected from the Decision Factory website to inform you of other products or services available from The Decision Factory and its affiliates. The Decision Factory may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

The Decision Factory will not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

The Decision Factory may share data collated from The Decision Factory website with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Decision Factory and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The Decision Factory will only disclose your personal information collated on The Decision Factory website without notice if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Decision Factory website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Decision Factory; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Decision Factory website, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Decision Factory website. This refers to your IP address, domain names, access times, browser type and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service offered by The Decision Factory to maintain quality of said service and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Decision Factory website.

Use of Cookies

The Decision Factory website uses “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file like a footprint that is left on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot run programs or deposit viruses to your hard disk but they are assigned and are readable by a web server from the site that issued the cookie.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Changes to this Statement

The Decision Factory will occasionally update the Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be updated of how we continue to protect your information.

Terms and Conditions

Agreement between User and The Decision Factory/ thedecisionfactory.org

Thedecisionfactory.org is comprised of various web pages operated by The Decision Factory and is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance of the terms, & conditions, contained herein. Your use of http://www.thedecisionfactory.org constitutes your agreement to all such terms. Please read these terms carefully and keep a copy of them for your reference.

Privacy

Your use of http://www.thedecisionfactory.org is subject to The Decision Factory’s Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs our users of our data collection practices. 

Your Account

Use of http://www.thedecisionfactory.org determines your responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You acknowledge that The Decision Factory is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. The Decision Factory and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content at our sole discretion.

Parental/Guardian permission

If you are under 18, you may subscribe to thedecisionfactory.org only with permission of a parent or guardian. 

Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services

http://www.thedecisionfactory.org may contain links to other websites. The Linked Sites are not under the control of The Decision Factory. The Decision Factory and its associated companies/projects are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. http://Www.thedecisionfactory.org provides these links to you only as a convenience and does not constitute or imply endorsement by The Decision Factory of the site or any association with its operators.

Certain services made available via http://www.thedecisionfactory.org are delivered by third party sites and organisations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the thedecisionfactory.org domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that The Decision Factory may share such information and data with any third party with whom The Decision Factory has a contractual relationship to provide the requested service.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property

You affirm to The Decision Factory that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site. You may not use the Site in a way which could damage or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. 

All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of The Decision Factory or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices/ restrictions and will not make any changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transfer or sell or in any way exploit any of the content found on the Site.

You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of The Decision Factory and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Carbon Stock or our licensors except as expressly authorised by these Terms.

Changes to Terms

The Decision Factory reserves the right to change the Terms under which http://www.thedecisionfactory.org is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. You are encouraged to periodically review the Terms to stay abreast of our updates.