Privacy Policy


Shark Savers Malaysia (Persatuan Pencinta Ikan Yu Malaysia) (“SSMY”) respects your privacy and preferences. SSMY does not sell, rent, trade or share any donor information to or with a third party. SSMY does not send donor mailing on behalf of other organisations.

This Privacy Policy applies when you make a donation, register for an event, purchase a product, or otherwise provide us with information via the this website and/or any domain name owned or controlled by SSMY (collectively, the “Website”) or in another manner, such as via telephone, email, regular mail, social media, texting, mobile applications, at a special event, in response to a solicitation or face-to-face.

Personal contact information collected and what SSMY does with it

SSMY may request from you, or you may volunteer to provide, your contact information, including your name, mailing address, phone number(s), social media handles and email address(es). SSMY may, by way of example, use your contact information to:

  • Send you additional information about SSMY and its programmes or events.
  • Process a donation or payment and provide you with a receipt or acknowledgment.
  • Clarify or obtain information about a donation or about information you requested.
  • Enroll you in programmes, events or activities in which you elect to participate.
  • Manage your account and provide you with customer service.
  • Offer contests, giveaways or other promotions.
  • Enforce the Website terms of service.
  • Perform other functions as described at the time SSMY collects information.
  • If you make a donation or a purchase, or otherwise provide your information, contact you infrequently about opportunities to make additional donations or purchases or to provide information about services from third parties.

SSMY does not sell, rent, trade or share any donor information to or with a third party. SSMY does not send donor mailing on behalf of other organisations.

You always have the right to opt out of future communications from SSMY and/or our vendors, sponsors and service providers, either at the point of collection, as instructed in communications you receive, via the links below, or by contacting us by email: hello@sharksaversmalaysia.org.my.

Credit card and billing information

In addition to your contact information, when you make a donation or purchase, SSMY asks for your billing address and credit card or other financial services information. SSMY uses MOLPay Malaysia Online Payment <https://www.molpay.com>. Please read their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. SSMY never retains your complete credit card number. SSMY will not share your credit card/bank information with any other third party.

Other contact information

SSMY may ask for contact information for people other than yourself, including, for example, names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of others to whom you send information or in whose honour or behalf you are making a donation or purchase. SSMY uses this information to send notifications or information you requested and/or to inform the recipient of your donation or purchase, as well as to contact the recipient from time to time to inform them of other opportunities and information about SSMY. Like you, the recipient will always have the opportunity to opt out of receiving future communication from SSMY.


When you visit the Website, SSMY may store some information on your computer or device as a “cookie” or similar file (i.e., a small piece of datum that stores information on your browser in your hard drive). SSMY may use cookies to gather broad demographic and traffic information, to help improve the design and functionality of the Website.

Links to other sites

This Website may contain links to other sites that may collect your personal contact information. SSMY is not responsible for privacy practices and policies or content of these other sites.

Social media

You may engage with SSMY through third-party social-media sites, plug-ins and applications, such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. When doing so, you may allow SSMY to access certain information from your profile (e.g., name, email address, photo, gender, birthday, location, list of friends/contacts, whom you follow and or who follow you, your ‘likes,’ etc.). When you provide information to SSMY through an application, on the Website, or on social networking platforms, it may be viewable by other users of these sites and, in such instances, SSMY is not responsible for, and cannot prevent, use of the information by third parties. Some applications, sites and plug-ins allow you to control what data and information you share. For more information about how they treat your information, refer to their privacy policies, settings and terms of use.


It is SSMY’s policy not to solicit knowingly any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 18. Children under 18 are not authorised to make a donation or purchase, sign up for an event or programme, or otherwise provide any personally identifiable information without consent from a parent or legal guardian.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time. SSMY will notify you about material changes in the way SSMY treats your information by posting a notice on the Website or by contacting you directly. You will always have access to the most current policies regarding what information SSMY collects, how it’s used, with whom it may be shared, and what choices you have.

[Updated April 2018]


E-mail: hello@sharksaversmalaysia.org.my