This privacy policy describes how we handle our customers’ and users’ personal information. We collect, use, and share personal information to help the website (“TSW”) work and to keep it safe (details below). Informal terms, TSW, acting itself, is the “data controller” of your personal information.

Your Consent

 By using our web portal or TSW mobile applications you consent to the collection and use of this information by TSW.

Data We Collect:

 The information posted by users on TSW website is publicly available. We collect and store the following personal information:

What data do you give us?

– Email address

– Mobile number

– Physical Address 

– Photos

– Working hours

– Business name

– Social media details

– Demographic information

– Document to prove user identity

– Adverts Content and Listing information

Automatic data collection:

-IP address

– Location

– Device

– Time Zone


Financial data:

When you make payments to book events, you need to provide financial account data, such as your credit card number, to our third-party service providers. We don’t store your credit card information on our site. We encrypt sensitive information, such as passwords. However, we are not responsible for any breaches and do not guarantee that your information will remain private. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other third-party websites.

Use of your Personal Information:

– Effectively provide our services to you.

– Used to resolve disputes.

– Collect fees for the services we provide.

– Customize users’ experience

– For marketing and promotional use

– To contact you regarding new deals, advertisements, promotions, offers.

– Do other things for users as described when we collect the information.

Data Storage:

We store your data in a secure data-centre.

Data Retention:

We will store your personal data for as long as it is reasonably necessary for achieving the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy (including providing the Service to you), which includes (but is not limited to) the period during which you have a TSW account. We will also retain and use your personal data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

Data Management:

According to the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access and correct your personal information.

All TSW users can view, change/edit or delete your personal information on the user profile page. Email support at to review any personal information we store that is not available on TSW. There may be a charge associated with such requests but these will not exceed the amounts permitted by law. We remove your personal information permanently when we no longer need it for the purposes we described earlier. We retain personal information as permitted by law to resolve disputes, enforce our policies to prevent abusive users.

How secure is your Data?

TSW uses many encryption mechanism/technology to protect the security and integrity of your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. There are other third party companies involved in protecting the users’ data. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So while we will try our maximum efforts to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.

Data Disclosure:

We may be required to disclose users’ personal information from time to time to Governmental or law enforcement agencies or our regulators, but we will only do so under proper authority permitted by the Privacy Act of 1993. We will notify you prior using your personal data for other the purpose that’s not stated in this privacy policy. This may include facilitating court proceedings, protecting the rights, property, or safety of TSW, our users, or other parties.

TSW User profile Photo:

TSW coded for all its users to upload their user profile picture which will be visible to the public and other TSW users. This profile picture can be uploaded manually TSW users have the option to remove their profile picture to the public and other TSW users. This option is available in TSW user profile settings.

Links to third-party website and services:

We facilitate TSW customers to add third-party websites and services on TSW web portal and apps. We can’t be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites or services. You should review their privacy policies and terms of use. 

Change Notifications:

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to make material changes to this Privacy Policy, you will be notified through our Service or by other available means and will have an opportunity to review the revised Privacy Policy. By continuing to access or use the Service after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

Definitions used in this section:

TSW- Tamil Society Waikato

We, us or our – Tamil Society Waikato 

You, your – TSW registered members who use TSW services

Customer, Users – TSW registered members and anyone using TSW services.

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