Collection of Information
Generally we collect personal information to enable us to provide you with a range of products and services or to provide a better service to you. We also collect your personal information to assist with administering your account.
In general, we collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through Think Local. The type of information we collect includes your name, email address and password, date of birth, gender and other demographic information. We also collect information when you submit content to Think Local. This will include photos, reviews, forums, ratings and other information you choose to submit. On purchasing an advertising package you are required to submit your credit card or other payment information so that our service providers can process your payment.
Think Local may collect personal information through third parties. This will include our related companies and websites and through merchants, affiliated companies or business partners.
How Your Personal Information is Used
By providing your email address whether in relation to deals, events, competitions, registration or social media or for any other reason you have opted in to receive e-newlsetters, communications or special offers from THINK LOCAL. You may, also receive e-newsletters, communications or special offers from the third parties. You can change your preference to receive communications from THINK LOCAL at any time. To change your preferences governing a third party you must contact the third party.
We may disclose your Personal Information if disclosure is necessary to comply with relevant laws or to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties.
Secure Online Transactions
Where we process your credit card details it is done securely over the Internet using eWAY’s bank-grade data centre (eWAY is an accredited Internet payment security system authorised as a third party processor for all major Australian banks). We take all reasonable measures to ensure that your credit card and anonymity are protected when you purchase online.
Links to Third Party Websites
Management and security of personal information
We take physical, electronic and managerial steps to ensure that the personal information we hold is secure from unauthorised access. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure and you need to be aware of this when using our website .
Where you choose to disclose Personal Information in a public forum through Think Local, this information is publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the Think Local community. We do not have any obligations in respect to any information that you post to parts of Think Local available to others. We recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others through social media networks
How to contact THINK LOCAL
Under the Privacy Act, you have the right to obtain access to any personal information which THINK LOCAL holds about you and to advise THINK LOCAL of any perceived inaccuracy.
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