Benchmeasure Corporation Pty Ltd ABN 31 087 729 860 trading as Host A Hive ("Hostahive" or "We") manages the information that We collect from You in accordance with all applicable privacy legislation in Australia.
Hostahive provides a unique, innovative, community-based online trading platform. A failure by you to provide information requested by us may mean that We are unable to provide some or all of our services to you.
Hostahive collects personal information when you register with Hostahive. This may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, phone number, contact details, birth date, gender, credit card and bank account details, occupation and interests. We might also give you the option of providing a photo or video to be associated with your Hostahive user ID. If your personal details change, it is your responsibility to update your Hostahive account with those changes, so that We can keep our records complete, accurate and up to date.
You are not anonymous to us when you log into the Site or post any content (including products and or services) on the Site or any associated forum. To enable us to improve our existing services and to create new service features, Hostahive may collect, and share with other users and service providers on Hostahive, information about the way you use our services, including (but not limited to) the transactions you enter into on the Site, your feedback rating, the purchases you make, and the transactions you enter into with our member service providers.
Hostahive may also receive and record information from your internet browser and computer, including IP addresses, cookies (see section 2 below), software and hardware attributes and your page requests.
In addition to data collected from your submissions, we may also collect data on your internet behavior from Facebook, other social media sites, and other services. If you use a location- enabled Hostahive service, We may collect and process information about your actual location (for example, GPS signals sent by your mobile device). We may also use a range of different technologies to confirm your location.
Hostahive may use the information collected by it to provide the Hostahive Services, including (but not limited to):
Your contact information may also be used for accounting, invoicing and billing purposes, marketing purposes, by third party service providers to Hostahive, and to respond to any enquiry you make, in some cases information we collect is transferred overseas. When you contact Hostahive, We may keep a record of the communication(s) between you and Hostahive to help resolve any issues you might have. If other user(s) of the Site already have your userID (or other information identifying you), and you have chosen to upload a photo or other personal information to your Hostahive account, We may show those user(s) that personal information.
In certain circumstances We will use your email address to administer our User Agreement (for example, We may notify you of a breach, or action a request for a Take Down Notice in response to a claim of copyright infringement).
If We collect, use or disclose any information from you that is not personal information, but is sensitive information (such as information relating to police checks conducted on users of the Site), then We will seek consent directly from you each time we collect, use or disclose your sensitive information, including for direct marketing purposes. We will not use or disclose your sensitive information for any other purpose unless the purpose is directly related to the primary purpose for which your sensitive information was collected.
If you have registered on the Site then your computer or device may store an identifying cookie or anonymous identifier, which can save you time each time you re-visit the Site, by accessing your information when you sign-in to Hostahive.
You agree that if you change the settings on your internet browser to block or restrict cookies (including cookies associated with Hostahive's services), or to indicate when a cookie is being set by Hostahive, the Hostahive Services may not work as intended. You should remember that, while you may still be able to use the Site if your cookies are disabled, our services may not function properly on your device and you may not be able to take advantage of certain Hostahive features.
Your account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. We will take all reasonable steps to protect the information We hold about you from unauthorized access, use and disclosure, however We cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information, or that our systems will be completely free from third party interception or are incorruptible from viruses. We cannot and do not guarantee that information you send from your computer to us over the Internet will be protected by any form of encryption (encoding software). In light of this, We cannot and do not ensure or warrant the security or privacy of your personal information, including payment and account details. You transmit your personal information to us at your own risk.
You are entirely responsible for maintaining the security of your passwords and/or account information.
Third-party vendors, including Google, may show Hostahive ads on sites across the Internet.
For the avoidance of doubt, if you use any verification services made available by Hostahive via its Site, that is not performed by Hostahive but a third party verification provider, then any personal information (including sensitive information if relevant) that you provide as required by that third party in order to perform its verification services, will be collected directly by the relevant third party verification provider and will not be collected, handled, stored or otherwise used by Hostahive.
When you register on the Site you may be given the opportunity to elect ("opt-out") to receive updates on our latest services, news and special offers, and those of our valued affiliate service providers ("Marketing Material"), via your Hostahive account, personal e-mail address, post or telephone.
You may, at any time, opt-out of receiving Marketing Material. To opt-out log into your account, go to your profile, choose 'Settings', check the “Opt out of marketing” Box. You can also click on the "unsubscribe" link in any email containing Marketing Material that We send you, or you can request an opt-out by emailing Hostahive using the contact information provided on the Site. If you no longer consent to receiving Marketing Material then you must opt-out in one of these ways.
Hostahive uses Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Using the Ads Settings in a personal Google account, visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads.
Marketing Hostahive and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimise, and serve ads based on someone's past visits to the Hostahive website.
Using the Ads Settings in a personal Google account, visitors can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads.
Hostahive reserves the right to send you administrative and account-related messages that you may not opt-out of. To cease all communications to you from Hostahive you must close down your Hostahive account.
We will allow you, at any time, to access, edit, update and/ or delete the personal information that We hold about you, unless:
If you wish to access the personal information We hold about you, or to delete your Hostahive account, you should contact us here (link to our contacts page)
We need to prevent information in our systems from being accidentally or maliciously destroyed. This means that, where you delete information from our services, residual copies of that information on our active servers, as well as any corresponding information on our back-up systems, may not be immediately deleted.
Benchmeasure Corporation Pty Ltd ABN 31 087 729 860 trading as Host a Hive.
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