Last modified on 1 December 2021 at 4:32pm Malaysian time
Who we are
We are Macaranga Media Sdn Bhd (“MMSB”) and our website address is: https://www.macaranga.org
We track how our visitors use this site so that we can see what people like and don’t like. We may also collect personal information about you via registration for newsletters, commenting, donations, membership and other areas. Personally Identifiable Information is information that can be used to contact you or determine your specific identity. If other information is linked to this information, it also becomes Personally Identifiable Information.
Where you have an opportunity to supply information about yourself you may choose not to provide requested information but in such cases you may not be able to use certain functions on this website.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
We will not release your name, email address or any other personal information to anyone outside MMSB without your consent, unless we are under a legal order to do so, or there is an emergency involving danger to a person or property. We abide by the Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010.
If you chose to provide your personally identifiable information for the purposes of a third-party contest, survey or newsletter, your consent shall be deemed to be given for the release of your personally identifiable information with regard to that third party only, in addition to MMSB. Only the directors of MMSB and our authorised agents are allowed access to personal information about you.
We occasionally have service contractors, third party agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and joint ventures that perform functions on our behalf, including but not limited to credit card processing and website hosting. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the data. They are restricted from using or altering this data in anyway other than to provide the requested services to Macaranga.
Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Information
Anonymous Information is any information other than Personally Identifiable Information, including aggregate information derived from Personally Identifiable Information.
MMSB may use this information to improve the Macaranga website and service, to monitor traffic and general usage patterns and for other general business purposes.
It may also be used to inform publishers as to what content is appealing to readers, to inform advertisers of the usage habits or characteristics of the interested audience and to advise potential funders so that they may better understand Macaranga’s user base.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website’s servers and stored on your computer. Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) most browsers only permit a website to access the cookies that the same website has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but you may not be able to take full advantage of our site’s features.
All computers and servers on the internet use IP addresses to recognise and communicate with each other. We collect IP addresses to administer and analyse our site and report aggregate, non-personal information (such as how many visitors we have). When you call up our site on your computer, our servers enter the IP address of that computer into a log. To maintain our users’ anonymity, we do not associate IP addresses with records containing personal information.
No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. We are not liable for the illegal acts of any third party.
Links to Other Sites
MMSB provides links and pointers to websites maintained by other organisations. We provide these links as a convenience to users, but we do not operate or control such sites. MMSB also disclaims any responsibility for the information on those sites and any products or services offered there, and cannot vouch for the privacy policies of such sites. MMSB does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites, or this site, will function without error or interruption, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites and their servers are free of viruses and other problems that can harm your computer.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
Although we take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, or other destructive materials and programs to our site, we do not guarantee or warrant that our site or materials that may be downloaded from our site are free from such destructive features. We are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. We are not liable for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in our site, nor for any claim, loss or injury that results from your use of this site or your breach of any provision of this agreement.