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Privacy Policy

Last Updated 30 May 2011

This privacy policy explains how Treasure Map collects, holds and use your information, including your personal information ("Information").

Please read through this privacy policy carefully and prior to accessing the Treasure Map website or using any of Treasure Map Services ("Services").

This privacy policy may be updated or amended from time to time, and without prior notice, by Treasure Map posting the updated policy on the Treasure Map website. Treasure Map encourages you to check the Treasure Map website regularly for any updates to the policy. A reference to Treasure Map privacy policy includes this privacy policy and all updates or amendments to the policy from time to time. If you do not agree to us, at our sole discretion and without prior notice, updating or amending the privacy policy, you must not use or access the Treasure Map website or any of the Services. Your continued access or use of the Treasure Map website and/or the Services constitutes your acceptance of the terms of Treasure Map privacy policy and all updates or amendments.


Information means details, information, material, content, whether true or not, whether recorded in a material form or not and whether they be about yourself or others, that you submit or provide when accessing the Treasure Map website or using the Services, including without limitation, your personal information, information about yourself, such as gender, age, occupation, interests, information submitted in the Treasure Map website or otherwise, information about your access and/or use of the Treasure Map website or of a particular page. Information collected includes information that identifies a specific user which may include the user’s name, mailing and email addresses, telephone numbers, date of birth and credit card details (“ Individual Identifiable Information) and information that does not identify a specific user which includes Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of websites which a user visited, the types of browser the user is using and the user’s Internet Protocol address.

All Information will be collected and recorded and will be used in the way as outlined in Treasure Map privacy policy. All information, whether in whole or in part, may, at Treasure Map's sole discretion, be held indefinitely or may be deleted.

If you do not agree with the collection and use of your information you have provided or will provide in the way as outlined in Treasure Map privacy policy, please do not access or use the Treasure Map website and/or the Services. By accessing the Treasure Map website and/or using any of the Services, you consent to our collection and use of your information as outlined in the Treasure Map privacy policy.

When you use a Service, you may be asked to submit information about yourself (such as name, mailing and email addresses, gender, age, occupation, interests, etc.) and it is your sole discretion as to whether you submit such information. Some of the information we ask you to submit may be mandatory for the type of Service. If you do not provide the mandatory information for the particular Service, you will not be permitted to engage in the Service. If you submit the information, the information, once submitted, will be recorded and used by Treasure Map in the way as outlined in the Treasure Map privacy policy.

When you invite new members into your network or send messages through any of our Services or tell a friend about our Services, we collect and maintain on record details associated with those messages, including names, email addresses and content of the messages. We may use the information to invite your friend to visit the Site.

You may submit your photograph when you create your profile. This photograph can only be seen or viewed by you online.

If you install a third party application on your page or use an application on someone else's page, Treasure Map may record information regarding the use of that application, and may collect other information that is visible on your page in accordance with the relevant terms of use associated with that page.

Use and Disclosure

Treasure Map maintains and processes your account and its Information to provide the Services to you and to improve our Services.

Individually Identifiable Information on our records may be used to notify you of new product releases, service notifications and to seek your feedback to improve our marketing and promotional efforts and improve our product and services offering.

If you engage in certain activities on the Treasure Map website such as entering a contest, filling out a survey, posting a review or feedback, signing up to special offers, identify yourself as interested in certain products or services or purchase products or services, we may share your Individual Identifiable Information with the Merchants whose product or services you are interested in, to send you communications through the Services or with service providers to fulfill orders, including the processing of payments and delivery. Whilst the purpose of sharing your Individually Identifiable Information is to allow the Merchant to market directly to you or to provide its service to you, the use of your Individual Identifiable Information is also governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control. We disclaim any responsibility or liability for any actions arising directly or indirectly of such parties having shared your information.

If you post information about yourself, communicate with other users on discussion boards, post review or feedback or submit media content, the information may be accessible by other users and may appear on other websites. We have no control over who access those information or what others may do with the information that you have voluntarily posted. Treasure Map is not responsible for how viewers or the people who have access to those information use the content, or to whom they may forward the content to.

We may use your Information, including your internet protocol address in order to operate, maintain and manage the Services. We may disclose your Information to service providers who assist Treasure Map in operating its business, to resolve service problems or correct errors in the Services, to communicate with you about the Services, to provide you with advertising and promotional information in connection with the Services or to enhance your experience with the Services. We do not, however, grant the service provider an independent right to share your Information. In order to deliver and support our Services, we may not provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of sharing Information (whether Individual Identifiable Information or other information) with these third parties.

Treasure Map, certain Treasure Map members, Treasure Map contractors and employees may view the Information in order to provide the Services to you and to improve the Services.

Aggregated Information about the users and their use of the Services, including without limitation, to information about users accessing the Treasure Map website or viewing Treasure Map content on maps or third party applications on other websites, such as internet protocol addresses, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, browser type, browser language, pages viewed and their order, landing pages the time and date of access and time spent on pages, will be collected to provide reports to enhance user experience, including the supply of relevant products and services.

Information may be used or disclosed if Treasure Map believes on reasonable grounds that the use or disclosure of the Information is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of a user or another person or if it is required or authorised by law to disclose.

Controlling Your Personal Information

If you send messages or post material containing personal information, that information may be collected and used by others. You can edit your profile and other information at any time. The Services may provide a number of tools that you can use to control the availability of your profile and other personal information. If you share your Information on a web page other than on a Treasure Map website, it will be visible to the public in accordance with the policies of that web page, regardless of whether you have restricted access to that Information on Treasure Map website. Treasure Map is not responsible as to how people you allow to view your Information (or the public if you make any Information available to the public), use your Information or to whom they may forward your Information.

Transfer of Information

Treasure Map reserves its rights to transfer your Information, including without limitation, your Individual Identifiable Information at any time to any transferee or assignee in the event of a transfer or assignment of ownership of Treasure Map or a merger of Treasure Map with another entity.

You will be notified when your Information is transferred.

Others' Information

You may decide to provide or submit another person's email address so that the person may be invited to join Treasure Map. Treasure Map may use this information to contact and, if necessary, remind that person that he or she has been invited to join Treasure Map. All invitees are provided with the option not to receive further invitations from Treasure Map. We may also disclose such information if required to do so by law or in order to comply with legal requirements, as described under "Use and Disclosure" above.


The Services send 'cookies' to your computer when you access the Treasure Map website, or otherwise view content through a map, or use a third party application. A cookie is a small text file recorded on your hard drive that identifies you as a unique user and contains certain information about your particular login session and your use of the Services.

Treasure Map uses cookies to improve the Services and to make the Services easier to use for Treasure Map members.

Use of Information Links to other Web Sites

The Treasure Map website may contain links to other web sites and the content in maps may be hosted by other web sites. These other web sites maintain their own policies regarding cookies and the collection and use of your Information. It is up to you to review those policies carefully. Treasure Map is not responsible for the collection and use of your Information by the linked websites and the linked websites are not subject to Treasure Map privacy policy.

When you "share" Information on another website or map, the availability of those Information to the general public will be governed by the practices or policies of that website or map.

Third-Party Advertising Companies

Treasure Map may use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements on Treasure Map website and on certain maps and applications. Treasure Map system and the third-party advertising technology may use Information derived from your visit to the Treasure Map website, the maps that you have viewed and the applications you used, to target advertising within Treasure Map website or maps. In addition, Treasure Map advertisers may use other third-party advertising technology to target advertising on Treasure Map website and other websites.

Treasure Map does not provide any Individual Identifiable Information to third-party advertising companies. Note, however, that if an advertiser requests Treasure Map to show an advertisement to users with certain characteristics (for example, women ages 19-28) or a segment of that group (for example, women ages 19-28 who have viewed certain categories of content) and you respond to that advertisement, the third-party advertising company may conclude that you have the characteristics of the audience that they are trying to reach.


Treasure Map takes all reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is stored safely to protect it from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Contests, Sweepstakes, and Promotions

From time to time you may be able to participate in contests, giveaways, sweepstakes or other similar promotions ("promotions"). Participation may require sharing of your Information with us or third parties sponsoring the promotion. You should check the rules to determine how your Information will be used and shared with others. If a third party administers the contest, your participation may be subject to additional terms and conditions and that third party's privacy policy. Treasure Map is not responsible for such third parties. You should carefully review the rules of any promotions you may wish to participate, the third parties' terms and conditions and their privacy policies.

Additional Questions

If you have further questions, feel free to contact us by sending an email to privacy@treasuremap.com.au.