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Privacy Policy – Last Updated January 30, 2009


Introduction


Basamba is committed to protecting your privacy. The privacy statement below describes our policy with respect to the collection and use of your personal information on this website. By using this website, you consent to the terms of our privacy statement and to Basamba' processing of personal information for the purposes stated below.

Collection of Your Personal Information

Basamba may require you to provide us with personal information if you would like to participate in some activities available on, or benefit from services offered on, this website. We limit our requests for personal information to information we believe is minimally necessary to achieve our stated collection purposes. Personal information collected on this website is often limited to first and last name, e-mail address, but may include additional information such as address, age, gender, phone number, cell phone ownership, and additional demographic information when needed to provide the service that you requested.

Also, in order to improve our services and the quality of the website, Basamba provides you with the opportunity to send us your suggestions by completing a “Contact Us” form which collects personal information such as name and e-mail address. Note that any comments or materials sent to us, including feedback data, such as questions, comments, suggestions and any other responses are deemed to be non-confidential. We have no obligation with respect to such responses, and Basamba shall be free to use, reproduce, distribute, publicly display and use in advertisement such comments and materials (in part or all) without reference to you personally. Basamba is also free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such responses for any purpose whatsoever.

Use of Personal Information Collected

Basamba uses your personal information collected on this website primarily for the following purposes:

• To deliver services, such as reviews, newsletters, events, training or services you request or purchase.

• To alert you to service updates, special offers, information, and other new services from Basamba or to forward promotional materials, if you so request.

• To ensure our website is relevant to your needs.

• To help us create and publish content most relevant to you.

• To allow you access to limited-entry areas of our website when and as appropriate.

• To contact you in response to sign up forms such as “Contact Us” or “Request an Evaluation”, “Request a Review”, “Career Opportunities” and any existing or future forms.

If you choose to provide us with your personal information, we may transfer that information to Basamba's affiliates and subsidiaries or to Basamba'’s third party service providers, across borders, and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. By using this website, you consent to any such transfer of personal information outside of your country or jurisdiction.

Basamba occasionally hires third parties to provide certain services available on our website or made available on our behalf. We will only provide those third party providers the personal information they need to deliver their services, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Basamba may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the requirements of law or comply with legal process served on this website, protect and defend the rights or property of Basamba and its family of websites or act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Basamba employees, users of Basamba products or services, or members of the public.

Basamba reserves the right to transfer personal information to third parties as part of any corporate reorganization process including, but not limited to mergers, acquisitions, and sales of all or part of our assets.

Basamba does not otherwise use, sell, rent, share or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third parties.

Use of Non-Personal Information Collected

Basamba uses non-personal information such as demographic data to analyze and develop marketing strategy and to determine how you found about us, your interests regarding our products and services and how to further improve this website based upon user data. We may share such non-personal data with third parties.

Emails and Newsletters

By signing up as a Member of Basamba, you agree to receive email and Newsletter from us on a regular basis. These email and Newsletters will contain information that we believe is beneficial to you as well as information on any upcoming promotions, events, special offers and related material. Emails and Newsletters will also contain update information or scheduled maintenance to help you better understand our service.

At any time you may select to opt-out of receiving our emails or newsletters, or both by following the procedure explain in the “Opt-Out” instructions below.

Opt-Out

Basamba provides you the opportunity to exercise an opt-out choice if you do not want to receive emails from us or updates regarding new services and products offered on this website or if you do not want us to share your personal information with third parties. The opt-out choice may be exercised at the points where personal information is collected by requesting to opt-out (typically in the comment box in “Contact Us”) or, when provided by clicking on the opt-out button.

If you do not have exercised the opt-out option at the point where personal information is collected or when receiving information from Basamba via e-mail, you may also do it by contacting us at or by responding to the e-mail you received and including the words “opt-out” in the subject line. In all instances you must provide us with the email that you have been using when becoming a member of Basamba or any updated one that you use to sign up to the Basamba site.

We will process your unsubscribe as soon as possible, however, note that in some instances you may receive a few more messages until the unsubscribe is processed.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

While Basamba does not use tracking, except to track purchases (in which case a Member’s ID is used) we may at any time use "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used to collect information about website activity. For example, when someone visits the website, a cookie is placed on the user's machine (if the user accepts cookies) or is read if the user has visited the website previously. You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser. If you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the website.

Pixel tags and cookies may be used in email messages that we send you directly or via a third party. These pixel tags and cookies are used to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our website. For more information about the technology used to deliver our emails, or to set your browser to reject cookies, please click here. (link “click here” to http://www.networkadvertising.org/ - to open in new window)

If you have agreed to receive emails from us, those emails may contain advertising about goods and services that we think might be of interest to you. In order to understand how our readers interact with the emails and the content that we send, we may use pixels in the text in order to understand who has opened the email that we sent. Additionally in order to optimize the content that we deliver, we may also use pixels to learn whether you can receive emails in text or html form or for any additional information that maybe collected. Furthermore a cookie maybe bet embedded on a link in the email something that will enable Basamba to understand how you interact with the website pages that you are visiting. These link cookies will also be used in combination with the cookie and pixels set on the website pages.

The goal of these types of cookies and pixel is to better understand your needs and provide you with a better experience within Basamba and our Partner’s websites.

The use of cookies and other tracking technologies allows us to analyze information that does not contain personal information for trends and statistics.

Third Party Links

This statement applies solely to information collected on this website. This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we have no control or influence over the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage you to read these websites' privacy statements in order to understand whether and how they process your data when it is collected on their websites.

Access to Your Personal Information

Basamba provides you with an opportunity to access your personal information to ensure that it is correct, accurate and current. To edit your personal information, you may do so by going to the Member area of Basamba, login in using your User Name and Password and clicking on “My Profile”.

If for any reason you may want us to change or correct your information, you may contact us via e-mail at .

Changes to This Privacy Statement

At any time in the future Basamba reserve the right to change this privacy statement in any way we may decide. When we do, we will also revise the "last update" date at the top of this privacy statement. If changes to this privacy statement are maid, we will notify you by placing a notice on this website or sending you an email or both.

Security

Basamba makes all efforts to take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, we do not warrant or represent that your personal information is completely safe from hackers and other security threats.

If you have any questions about the security on this site, you can send an email to .

Enforcement of This Privacy Statement

If you have comments or questions with respect to this statement, please contact us at . or via mail to: