. At Icon Island your privacy is important to us. In using this service you can be assured that:

* We do not view Your Island or the links you add to it.
* We do not send you Spam or pass on your e-mail address to anyone who does.
* Your personal information is kept confidentially as described below.

The following statement provides details of our collection and use of personal information.

Why do we collect Personal Information?
We collect personal information from you in order to register you as a member to our service. This information is necessary to identify you each time you visit the site and provide you with secure access to the information you have stored. If you do not provide information requested upon registration we cannot process your registration.

What do we collect and how do we use it?
Generally our collection is limited your email address and a few demographic details such as age, gender and location. We use your e-mail address as your user name to identify you when you log on. We may also use your e-mail address to occasionally inform you about changes to the service, or associated services or competitions.

We use demographic details of all users in aggregate in order for us to analyse and understand who our users are. Our database may also anonymously process demographic data and users' link data to automatically display advertisements which we believe are suited to your demographic group or interest category .

Cookies and Log Files
Cookies are small pieces of information which are transferred by most Web sites to your computer in order to remember your preferences on any subsequent visit, and to observe aggregated usage patterns within the site. We use cookies for these purposes only. If you do not wish to receive cookies you can set your browser to stop them, but this may mean you can not fully utilise all of Icon Island's functions.

We do not use or download to your computer any programs designed to track your general usage of the Web.

When you visit Icon Island our database may record your Internet Protocol (" IP") address, the URL address you visited before and after Icon Island, the time of your visit and information about your browser type and settings. This information is used in aggregate for analytical and statistical purposes and is not used to identify individual users.

Who has access to your personal information?
Access to personal information within the Icon Island database is limited to the management and staff of Icon Island and contractors and suppliers who we engage specifically to maintain our database . We have implemented industry standard measures including password protection and firewalls to provide a secure environment for your data. You are responsible for the safe custody of your password.
Unless during registration you select that you are accessing Icon Island from a shared computer, Icon Island will automatically remember your user name and password. This makes it easy for you the next time you use visit the site. You may change this setting at any time by choosing the option to ("increase privacy") or when logging out of the site. If you choose not to increase privacy and you are sharing a computer, then another user of that computer may be able to access Your Island and view your profile.

How we disclose Personal Information:

We do not sell, rent, loan or otherwise trade personally identifiable information.
Aggregated and non-identifiable information may be disclosed to our sponsors or advertisers. In addition we may reveal personal information confidentially to our legal advisers, accountants and business consultants under strict terms of confidentiality. We may also disclose personal information if we are legally required to do so.

We may transfer our database to another party in the event that we sell some or all of our business to that party or enter an alliance, partnership or business affiliation with that party.

How to access your own Personal Information:
You can access and update your personal profile from within the options menu. You should do this whenever that information is no longer current.

Third Party Sites:
We are not responsible for the privacy policies of any third party site which Icon Island may link to, including those of any Web search functions incorporated into our site. We recommend that you review the privacy statements and terms of use of any such sites.

International transfer of Personal Information:
You may view the information contained on Your Island and your profile from anywhere in the world. In order to provide efficient service, we may from time to time transfer parts of our database to servers or third party hosting companies in different international locations, which are subject to differing privacy laws and regulations.

Changes to this statement:
This statement is not a contractual document and is subject to change. We will attempt to alert users of such changes, for example by highlighting the relevant link for a period of time after each change.

Users should read this privacy statement in tandem with our Terms and Conditions of Use. If you require further advice regarding this statement please send an e-mail to privacy@iconisland.com, and we will respond as soon as we can.

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