places great emphasis on customer confidence and confidentiality. To support
this, we follow strict security practices in order to protect your information
while you enjoy services.
At ukmuslimsingles, access to our member services, databases and financial
systems is strictly managed. We have technology and procedures in place to
ensure security is not breached, including the physical security of our
computer hardware and telecommunications systems. However, it is important to
note that you also have a role to play in the security of your personal
What Can I
Keep your membership numbership details secure at all times. Never share them
with anyone, as they are your private keys to your membership, your personal
information, and the time you have purchased on ukmuslimsingles.
- Keep your numbers secure and
confidential. No sharing!
- Do not choose a password that
is easy to guess, like "1234" or your date of birth.
- If you have to write your
numbers down, make sure you store them in a place that only you have
- Most importantly, no one
should ever ask for your membership number or pass code while you are
using ukmuslimsingles. The only exception to this is if you have contacted
our Customer Service. Our agents may ask for your numbers to verify your
identity. Keep tabs on your membership information. Any changes that are
not familiar may indicate someone has gained access to your membership.
Contact us immediately if this happens.
What About my
Our communication with you is strictly confidential. However, once an email
arrives in your computer, it is up to you to protect the information contained
in it. For example, if you change your password online, we will send you an
email to confirm the change. Since this email will contain your password, it
should be kept secure. The safest route is to delete the mail, but some
applications use a Recycle Bin feature, so that must be emptied after deleting
the mail, or it will still be available to prying eyes. Here are some general
security practices for your computer, many of which are practical if you share
your computer with other users, or if you use a public computer to access the
- Never leave your computer
unattended when signed in to our Members area.
- It's easy to sign out with
one click and, if you have activated the Remember Me option, signing back
in to the Members area only requires you to enter your password. For more
complete security, close your browser window when leaving your computer.
- Periodically clear your
cache/Temporary Internet Files
- Your Web browser stores
information from the Web on your hard drive (in unencoded form) to
improve performance. These files remain until they are erased. In
Internet Explorer, you can erase these files by going to Tools\Internet
Options\General\Temporary Internet Files and clicking the Delete Files
button. In Netscape Navigator, you can find it under
- Disable the automatic password
save features in your Web browser.
- This feature is meant to be a
convenience, but actually memorises your passwords and auto-completes
them for you (or for anyone else!) when you start to type them in.
- Use an anti-virus program and
keep virus definitions up to date.
- Use a firewall.
- Either available in hardware
or software form (some are even downloadable for free!), a firewall will
keep intruders out of your computer. A firewall is even more critical if
you have a full-time Internet connection (such as a cable modem or DSL
- Use the latest versions of
your software, and install all security patches released for it.
- Browser manufacturers update
their software with patches whenever a security hole is discovered. Check
their Web sites regularly and install everything security-related.
- Turn off your computer when
not in use, or disconnect it from the Internet.
- Disable scripting features in
- Some email applications use
the same code, and therefore have the same vulnerabilities, as Web
- Back up your data!
- Store important information
outside of your computer, on CD-ROMs, floppy disks or ZIP disks. Password
protect these disks for extra security.
- Make a boot disk
- In case of major damage to
your system, a boot disk will enable you to start your computer and
retrieve critical data before you make repairs.
What are you
doing about my security?
The success of our business depends on the security of our customer
information. To this end:
- We ensure your personal and
financial information is protected within our in-house member service
systems and databases.
- We ensure that your personal
and financial information is protected while in transit between your PC
and our servers through the use of industry-standard security techniques,
which include Secure Socket Layers (SSL) and encryption on all the pages
in our Members area. This guarantees that in the remote chance that your
information is intercepted, that it cannot be read or altered.
- For further protection, we
automatically sign you out of your session after a few minutes when there
has been no activity. You will need to sign back in to the Members area if
our Terms and Conditions to
learn more about how we treat your personal information.