1. Collection of information
When you register on HQN, you may be required to provide us with the following information: your name, email address, postal code, gender, age and password. In addition, you may choose to provide HQN with additional information about yourself including: your postal address, ethnic background, education, marital status and employment status.
We may request further information from you at a later date should you wish to use other HQN services or request one of our newsletters.
HQN bulletin board messages are monitored by HQN staff. HQN reserves the right to decide what information is inappropriate and what content may be offensive to other website visitors. Such information may be removed entirely from our website services without notification.
If you decide not to become a member of HQN but wish to subscribe to one or more of our newsletters we will need to collect your email address in order to send our newsletters to you. We will not use your email address for any other purpose.
3. Sensitive information
4. How we use the information you provide
We use the information we collect, and you provide, to supply our services to you. In some instances this may require us to share this information with our partner organisations, affiliates or other members of our group.
5. Third parties
We, our partners and the third parties to which you choose to submit any personal information may contact you via our web services or by letter, fax, email or telephone to provide services and facilities to you.
Please note that some of our third party partner organisations may not maintain a data protection policy such as our own.
8. Chat rooms and bulletin boards
Please note that some of our chat rooms and bulletin boards may be open to the public and if you choose to disclose personal information in these areas you are consenting to its unrestricted distribution throughout our website and to other members or visitors.