Last updated: 7 August, 2020
We operate the ABL Platform(s) to provide users with information around travel destinations and things to do in Australia. We provide recommendations for travel, including destinations, experiences, attractions, accommodation and lots more.
By visiting the ABL Platform(s) you are accepting the practices described below and our terms and conditions.
We respect your privacy
We know that sharing your personal information with us is based on trust. We take this seriously and are committed to ensuring that we respect your privacy when you visit our website or use our services. Please review this document carefully to learn about our privacy policies.
We respect your right to privacy and are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users and website visitors. We adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.
Your Personal Information
We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.
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You give it to us (e.g. by creating an account on ABL Platform(s) or creating a Bucket List)
You post content on ABL Platform(s) or via our social media accounts
Sometimes automatically (for example, technical and usage information that transfers when you use the ABL Platform(s) on your device.
What information do we collect about you?
ABL will, from time to time, receive and store personal information you enter on the ABL Platform(s), provided to us directly or given to us by other means. E.g. on registration via a third party such as Facebook or Google.
The types of information we may collect include:
your name and contact details, such as your physical address, email address and phone number;
your payment information;
your age, gender and occupation;
your company name and any identifiers such as ABN (if applicable)
the date and time you access the ABL Platform(s)
your geographic location (i.e. IP address and GPS location tracking function, if enabled on mobile device);
operating system and browser version and capabilities; and
internet address of the website from which you arrived on the ABL Platform(s)
Your profile picture;
Your email address;
How do we collect your information?
Where possible, we will collect personal information directly from you with your express permissions.
Information is generally collected when you:
Register an account on ABL Platform(s)
Access ABL Platform(s) as a logged in or anonymous user.
Communicate with ABL e.g. via Email.
Automatically, see below
When we receive your information automatically
When you view/use ABL Platform(s) on your devices, we collect technical information like: the type of device you are using (e.g. phone, computer, other); the version of the operating system running on the device; the version and build of the application being used; anonymous usage statistics and crash reporting data; and unique identifier details for your device such as the IP address (a unique number that identifies your computer whilst accessing the internet) or IMEI number (a unique number that identifies your mobile phone). However, unique identifiers are anonymised and we do not use this information to identify you as an individual.
We consider this necessary either to process and administer your contractual use of our sites and applications, or for our legitimate interests in operating and improving them (including personalising your user experience). Specifically, we use these details to:
display information correctly on your device
provide you with location-specific information where you ask us to, such as serving you with experiences or accomodation near to you, or showing you where you are on a map.
This data will only be shared with third parties who assist us to provide these services to you. This data may be cached on your device for short periods of time in order to improve user experience and make our applications and websites more responsive.
We also use this automatically gathered information about you to understand how our websites and applications are used by our community and to make sure any technical problems are reported to us.
How do we use this information?
To provide you with information, updates and our services
to manage and administer ABL Platform(s)
to establish and maintain your relationship as a User of ABL Platform(s)
to provide the information you request from ABL Platform(s)
as part of a support call, to provide safety and security benefits, where it is required by law, and to maintain or diagnose issues with ABL Platform(s)
to respond to enquiries and to conduct customer service satisfaction as a means of improving or developing the ABL Platform(s)
Disclosure of your personal information
We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy. Personal information is only supplied to a third party when it is required for the delivery of our services.
We may from time to time need to disclose personal information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request.
We may also use your personal information to protect the copyright, trademarks, legal rights, property or safety of ABL Platform(s), www.theaustralianbucketlist.com.au, its customers or third parties.
Information that we collect may from time to time be stored, processed in or transferred between parties located in countries outside of Australia. These may include, but are not limited to USA.
If there is a change of control in our business or a sale or transfer of business assets, we reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible at law our user databases, together with any personal information and non-personal information contained in those databases. This information may be disclosed to a potential purchaser under an agreement to maintain confidentiality. We would seek to only disclose information in good faith and where required by any of the above circumstances.
Sharing a Bucket List
By sharing a Bucket List you have created on ABL Platform(s) you are agreeing to share and make publicly available your first name, profile picture and the collection of content you have created on ABL Platform(s).You are solely responsible for any information you choose to share via ABL Platform(s).
Security of your personal information
ABL Platform(s) is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
Access to your personal information
You may request details of personal information that we hold about you in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988. A small administrative fee may be payable for the provision of information. If you would like a copy of the information, which we hold about you or believe that any information we hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please email us email@example.com
We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with information that we hold about you, in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act.
Complaints about privacy
If you have any complaints about our privacy practices, please feel free to send in details of your complaints to firstname.lastname@example.org. We take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.