information offered on, and provided by our website or any related website that we offer from time to time ("Website");
mobile operating applications including applications for smart phone, tablet and other handheld devices ("Apps");
social media pages, including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram;
email communications and subscription services; and
Wi-Fi services, including communication via wireless networks.
In this policy, "Personal Information" means information about an identifiable individual. By way of example, this type of information includes your name and contact details.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Information you provide
You may give us information about yourself, such as your name, address, email address and telephone number and personal preferences, when, for example, you create an account and register via our Website or use our Online Services.
Information collected about you
When you visit our Website or other Online Services, we may collect more information, such as the address of your Internet service provider, the name of the web page directing you, and your clicks and activity on our site.
Clickstream data and other related information about visits to our Apps and related Online Services may be collected. In addition to this, usage and performance data through our Apps using various platform specific tracking technologies available to the Apps may be collected.
Information collected from third parties
Information may be collected about you from third parties (including our third party affiliates or partner companies and from marketing or advertising companies) who may provide us with such information as a part of their relationship with us. We may combine this information with other information that we hold.
Third party service providers may be allowed to use technologies including mobile monitoring and tracking technologies in relation to our Online Services. These third party service providers may collect information sent by your browser or mobile device.
Additional information may be collected about you when you use our Online Services.
Cookies and other monitoring devices
We may use services such as Google Analytics, which will issue cookies from their own servers and which will be able to track website visitors throughout relevant websites. We do not control how those cookies are issued, or the data that they store.
We may use "web beacons" (electronic images also known as pixel tags or clear gifs) to recognise a cookie on your computer when you view or act upon a web page, an advertisement that we have placed on a third party web page, or an email or other electronic communication that we have sent.
We may also use Local Shared Objects, sometimes referred to as "Flash" cookies. Use of Local Shared Objects can help deter, detect and prevent fraud and can support our Online Services.
HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION USED?
We collect your Personal Information so that we can provide you with the Online Services and any related services you may request. In doing so, we may use the Personal Information we have collected from you for purposes related to the Online Services including to:
administer the Online Services;
notify you of new or changed services offered in relation to the Online Services;
carry out marketing or training in connection with the Online Services;
assist with the resolution of any technical support issues or other issues relating to the Online Services;
comply with all laws and regulations in applicable jurisdictions; and
communicate with you.
IN WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES MIGHT WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We do not sell, trade or rent your Personal Information to others.
However, we may use other companies and individuals to perform services on our behalf, such as delivering packages, sending mail and emails and processing payments. They will have access to your Personal Information needed to perform these services, but we will not authorise them to use your information for other purposes.
In addition, we may provide statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns and related site functions to reputable third parties.
We may provide your Personal Information to other persons utilising our Online Services for the purposes of facilitating houses and housemates, or where you otherwise authorise us to do so.
We will not otherwise disclose your Personal Information unless we believe on reasonable grounds that you have provided your authorisation. However, you should be aware that we may be required to disclose your Personal Information without your consent in order to comply with any court orders, subpoenas or other legal process or investigation including by tax authorities, if such disclosure is required by law. Where possible and appropriate, we will notify you if we are required by law to disclose your Personal Information.
STORAGE AND SECURITY
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information and we take all reasonable precautions to protect it from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
We use industry standard (or better) administrative, physical and technical protections to safeguard the security, privacy, confidentiality and integrity of your Personal Information.
We accept no responsibility for any loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction of Personal Information which you submit to us.
WHAT ABOUT LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES?
EMAIL AND TEXT COMMUNICATIONS
We are committed to full compliance with the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007.
By subscribing to emails and/or text communications, or otherwise providing your email address and/or mobile number, you consent to receiving emails and/or texts (as the case may be) which promote and market our products and services, or the products and services of others, from time to time.
You can unsubscribe from our email communications and/or text communications at any time by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link in any promotional or marketing email or text received or by emailing email@example.com.
Once you have unsubscribed from the email or text communications, you will be removed from the corresponding marketing list as soon as is reasonably practicable.
HOW YOU CAN REQUEST ACCESS OR CORRECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may request access to the information we hold about you, or request that we update or correct any Personal Information we hold about you, by setting out your request in writing and sending it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will review your request as soon as reasonably practicable. If we are unable to give you access to the information you have requested, we will give you reasons for this decision when we respond to your request.
We will only keep your Personal Information for as long as we require it for the purpose for which it was required. However, we may also be required to keep some of your Personal Information for specified periods of time, for example under certain laws relating to companies, money laundering and financial reporting legislation.
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