Privacy Policy


What we collect and how we make use of your personal information

We may electronically collect, store and use personal information with your consent (if you don't consent to this, please do not access or register on the site). This personal information includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Personal information you provide to us: We receive and store any information you furnish us with through the site or provide to us in any other way. The types of personal information collected may include your name, email address, phone number, birthday, Social Services' usernames or profile information, use information regarding your use of the site, and browser information. The personal information you provide is used for such purposes as allowing you to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with other users through the site, improving the content on the site, customising aspects of the website, and communicating related information, news and updates to you. We may also make use of your personal information in order to adapt the site to your needs, to research and improve the site' effectiveness, and to develop new tools for the site' users.

Information collected automatically: When you use the site, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser or mobile platform, including your location, IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. We treat this data as non-personal Information, except where we are compelled to do otherwise by law or legal authority. We only use this data in aggregate form and we may provide this aggregate information to our partners about how our customers, collectively, use the site, so that our partners may also understand how user make use of the site.

Social Services: We may make Social Services applications, such as gadgets or extensions, available through the site. The information that we collect is processed under this privacy policy. Information collected by Social Services is governed by their privacy policies.

In addition to the above, we may further collect, store and use your personal information in order to (but not limited to the following):

  • enable you to create a personal profile on the site and thereby access the site;
  • enable you to make use of the site in the manner described on the site, from time to time;
  • enable other website users to find you on the website and connect to you;
  • communicate requested information to you, for example through user alerts;
  • communicate information to you regularly, for example through newsletters;
  • compile and maintain the website and member database;
  • register and/or authenticate users of and/or visitors to the website;
  • identify and take reasonable measures to prevent fraudulent uses of or access to the website;
  • compile non-personal statistical information about browsing habits, click patterns and access to the website;
  • attract advertisers by showing anonymised information about the database, for example demographics;
  • track database size and growth; and
  • track compliance of registrants and third parties with these terms and conditions.

We only share personal information with other companies or individuals outside of Compass Medical Waste Services in the following limited circumstances:

  • When we have your consent. we require opt-in consent to share any of your sensitive personal information.
  • We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. we require that these parties agree to process such information based on its instructions and in compliance with this privacy policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
  • When we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, (b) enforce applicable Promotional Competition Rules, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to Compass Medical Waste Services' rights, property or safety or of the site' users or the public as required or permitted by law.

If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets, we will ensure the confidentiality of any personal information involved in such transactions and notify you before personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

We may collect, maintain, save, compile, share, disclose and sell your personal information subject to the following:

  • We shall not disclose your personal information unless you consent to this (by agreeing to this privacy policy you consent to what personal information we collect from you and what we do with it as described in this privacy policy);
  • We shall disclose the information without your consent only where we are compelled to do so by law; and
  • We may compile, use and share any of the information that does not relate to a specific individual.


The personal information is collected either electronically (for example, through the use of cookies) or is provided voluntarily by users.

We provide you with a choice as to whether or not we will send you information about special products and services in the future, and whether or not information will be sent by our agents or 3rd party service providers. You change this choice in the future by contacting us with this request, although it may also be necessary to contact any other organisations that have obtained your information in order to indicate your choice at this stage.

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record keeping purposes. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies (you can determine how your web browser manages cookies by taking advantage of its cookie management settings). The website uses cookies to keep track of what you have purchased. We also use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit the website, and for other purposes relating to your transactions on the website. Cookies also help us estimate our number of users and determine overall traffic patterns through the website. If you do not wish to receive any cookies you may set your browser to refuse cookies. However, this may mean you will not be able take full advantage of our services.

You may request details of your personal information which we collect, store and use.

Personal information collected from you may be deleted from the website and member databases when your account on the website is terminated for any reason.

In the event that your personal information is inaccurately or incompletely reflected on the website, you agree that it is your responsibility to notify us of this fact and to supply us with the accurate or complete information in order to enable us to address your concerns.


It is your responsibility to acquire and maintain, at your own expense, the computer hardware, software, communications infrastructure and access accounts required to access the site.