Privacy Policy

The Whiz Times (Or Roving Rock Pte Ltd) provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from members of www.thewhiztimes.com (the “Site“). This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to us through this Site. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to consult this policy regularly for any changes.

  1. Information Collection and Use
    Our primary goals in collecting information are to provide and improve our Site, services, features and content. When you register with us through the Site we will ask you for personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Information“). Accounts are held by people above 13 years of age. When an adult registers we collect information about your child, which you choose to provide, within the context of your Account. The information about your child can be used for content generation or making certain applications more useful by personalization. The information we collect is:

    • a nick name
    • age range
    • country of residence
    • gender
    • interests

Information from accounts is used in content generation

    • We also collect the other information that you provide as part of registration and the administration and personalization of your profile page (e.g., without limitation, zip/postal code and individual preferences) (“Non-Identifying Information“).
    • Certain data is collected and analyzed while you or your child is using the The Whiz Times. This data is used to provide and improve the Service and includes, but is not limited to, URLs visited, time of visit, skip, replay, thumbs up and thumbs down rating, and errors encountered.
    • We also use your Personal Information to contact you with marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications or update your “member preferences” information.

Third party tools. This site uses third party tools to perform some functions. The consistent tools we use are Google Analytics, Paypal, Verisign Authentication Services, and WordPress.org. Apart from these, we might use some temporary tools to enhance user experience for our users.

Google Analytics (For more info Google Analytics) Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users:

    • Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number.
    • Type of operating system
    • Screen colors (color processing ability of the users screen)
    • Javascript support
    • Flash version
    • Screen resolution
    • Network location and IP address
    • Can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data.
    • Hostname
    • Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
    • Time of visit
    • Pages visited
    • Time spent on each page of the website
    • Referring site statistics
    • The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from Yahoo.com that took the user to this website)
    • Search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)

This data is primarily used to optimize our website for our visitors, however we will use this data for marketing purposes. An example of how this data could be used for marketing purposes would be to tell potential advertisers how many visitors we get to the website, where our visitors come from, and how they arrive at our website.

This data from Google Analytics DOES NOT include any personalized identification information such as:

    • Names
    • Phone Numbers
    • Email Addresses
    • Mailing Addresses
    • Social Security Numbers
    • Bank Account Numbers
    • Credit Card Information

Paypal (For more info Paypal) We use paypal for our payment transactions. We do not keep any of your financial data. During our checkout process you will be sent to the paypal site to pay for items.

Verisign Authentication Service (For more info Verisign Authentication Service) Under no circumstances do we collect any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, or sex life. This information does not identify you personally, but rather identifies information about a visit to our site. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our site, the user’s IP address, which pages people visit, from which domains our visitors come and which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your visit for aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us improve the performance of our Website.

WordPress.org (For more info WordPress.org) Certain visitors to WordPress.org’s websites choose to interact with WordPress.org in ways that require WordPress.org to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that WordPress.org gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our forums to provide a username and email address. In each case, WordPress.org collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with WordPress.org. WordPress.org does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

  1. Cookies
    Like many websites, we use “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies for two purposes. First, we utilize persistent cookies to save your registration ID and login password for future logins to the Site. Second, we utilize session ID cookies to enable certain features of the Site. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted from your computer when you log off from the Site and Service and then close your browser. Third party advertisers on the Site may also place or read cookies on your browser. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Site or all functionality of the Service.
  2. Phishing
    Identity theft and the practice currently known as “phishing” are of great concern to The Whiz Times. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, your Account ID, login password, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.
  3. Information Collection and Use
    Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information.We may share aggregated information and non-identifying data collected through the The Whiz Times (Or Roving Rock Pte Ltd) Browser and we may otherwise disclose Non-Identifying Information with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services.Service Providers. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site’s features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site and Service are used. These third parties may have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. We may also provide Personal Information to our business partners or other trusted entities for the purpose of providing you with information on goods or services we believe will be of interest to you. You can, at any time, opt out of receiving such communications.Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. The Whiz Times (Or Roving Rock Pte Ltd) cooperates with government and law enforcement officials to enforce and comply with the law.Business Transfers. The Whiz Times (Or Roving Rock Pte Ltd) may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
  4. Changing or Deleting Your Information
    All The Whiz Times (Or Roving Rock Pte Ltd) Parents may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by accessing their Account management page. If you completely delete all such information, then your Account may become deactivated. If you would like us to delete your record in our system, please contact us and we will attempt to accommodate your request if we do not have any legal obligation to retain the record. See below for privacy contact information.
  5. International Transfer
    Your information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.
  6. Links to Other Sites
    Our Site, Service and the Application contain links to, and may allow you to visit, other websites (“Third Party Sites“). If you choose to visit any of these Third Party Sites by “clicking on” another third party link or navigating to a Third Party Site, you will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
  7. Registration and data
    The Whiz Times (Or Roving Rock Pte Ltd) allows for children below 13 years to create accounts, activated and approved by Parents. Some personal information can be filled by children, though no personal information is made public or used for marketing purposes. If a parent or guardian wishes for a child’s account to be deleted, they can contact us at support@thewhiztimes.com. We will take prompt action.