How Spreets Uses Your Personal Information
This policy covers how Spreets Pty Ltd ABN 76 142 688 524 (“Spreets”) and its parent company Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd ABN 60 089 187 100 (“Yahoo!7”) treat personal information that Spreets collects and receives, including information related to your past use of Spreets products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Spreets or Yahoo!7 do not own or control, or to people that Spreets or Yahoo!7 do not employ or manage. The companies that Spreets partners with, including the group buying partners and advertisers who promote their deals and offers on the Spreets website, have their own privacy policies that will apply if you use their website or services or you transact with them directly. You can access the privacy policies for those companies on their respective websites.
Information Collection and Use
Spreets and Yahoo!7 collect your personal information when you register on the Spreets website, when you subscribe to our emails, when you visit Spreets pages or the pages of certain Spreets partners, when you submit a customer enquiry or complaint and when you enter promotions or competitions. Spreets may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from our business partners or other companies.
Generally, the type of information we collect may include your name, email address, post code, phone number and date of birth. When you register with Spreets or use our services, you are not anonymous to us.
Spreets also collects information about your transactions with some of our business partners.
Spreets automatically receives and records information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, Spreets cookie information, software and hardware attributes, and the page you request.
Spreets and Yahoo!7 use information for the following general purposes: to send you daily emails and other periodic emails, to customise the advertising and content you see, to fulfill your requests for our services, to improve our services, to contact you about specials, offers and new products including those offered by our partners, to conduct research, and to provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
You expressly consent to us using your personal information for these purposes and to communicate with you in connection with our services.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Spreets and Yahoo!7 will only send your personally identifiable information to other companies or people when:
(i) we have your consent to share the information;
(ii) we need to share your information in order to provide the product or service you have requested, including in circumstances where you transact with one of our partners and we share your information with that partner for reporting purposes;
(iii) we need to send the information to companies that work on behalf of Spreets or Yahoo!7 to provide you a product or service (unless we advise otherwise, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.); or
(iv) we respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process.
Spreets and Yahoo!7 may also share your personal information if the Spreets business or any assets forming part of the Spreets business, or any intellectual property rights relating to the Spreets website, is acquired by or merged with another company. In these circumstances, you agree that we may transfer your personal information to the acquiring company.
The websites you visit work with online advertising companies to provide you with advertising that is as relevant and useful as possible. Some of the online ads you are served may be based on the content of the web page you’re visiting; some others may be based on registration information you provide; and other ads may be customised based on predictions about your interests generated from your visits to other web sites. To learn more about relevant advertising click here.
Spreets or Yahoo!7 may set and access cookies on your computer.
Spreets and Yahoo!7 allow other companies that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. The way other companies use their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Spreets or Yahoo!7's cookies.
Spreets and Yahoo!7 use web beacons to access our cookies within and outside our network of web sites and in connection with Spreets and Yahoo!7 owned products and services.
How to Unsubscribe
You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of each of our emails and following the instructions contained in the email.
If you experience any difficulty in unsubscribing from our emails via the automatic unsubscribe facility at the bottom of each of our emails, please contact Spreets at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will investigate as a matter of urgency.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Spreets service, such as service announcements and administrative messages, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
To learn more about security, including the security steps Spreets and Yahoo!7 have taken and security steps you can take, please read Security at Yahoo!7.
Your Ability to Edit or Delete Your Information
You have the right to access and correct any personal information held by Spreets by contacting us at:
Spreets Pty Limited
PO Box R1469
ROYAL EXCHANGE NSW 1225
Spreets may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to your email address or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
Effective date: 5 March 2013