This policy statement applies to the URL www.investorist.com (“Investorist Site”) and sets out the policies of Investorist Pty Ltd (“Investorist”) relating to personal information provided to Investorist, or collected by Investorist, through the Investorist Site.
Collecting Information about You
Investorist collects personal information at various locations on the Investorist Site:
Registration – when you register as a member you will provide information such as your email address, first name, surname, phone number, occupation, company name address and business/occupation related registration numbers/codes.
General Enquiries– if you make an enquiry through the Investorist Site you will be required to provide us with your contact details which include but are not limited to your name and a valid email address.
Reservation Form– as a network partner you may provide personal information about a prospective purchaser during the 5 step reservation process. Investorist accepts this information on the basis that the prospective purchaser consents to the information being provided.
Contact Us– if you have queries regarding any of our services or anything on the Investorist Site, you may request that we contact you with further information by providing your contact details.
If you choose not to provide certain personal information, we may not be able to approve your Investorist membership and/or provide you with the services you require.
In addition to the personal information which you voluntarily provide Investorist while using the Investorist Site, Investorist maintains server logs regarding visits made to the Investorist Site. Most internet sites maintain such server logs, and we analyse such logs in an effort to constantly improve the value of materials on the Investorist Site. The server logs DO NOT contain personally identifiable information and Investorist DOES NOT make any attempt to link the traffic information on the Investorist Site with the individuals who actually visit the Investorist Site.
When you access the Investorist Site or use our services, we may place small data files on your computer or other device. These data files may be cookies, pixel tags, Flash cookies, or other local storage provided by your browser or associated applications (“Cookies”). Most Cookies are session cookies and are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session.
These data files assist us:
• Identify you as a member and maintain your signed –in status;
• customise services and content;
• maintain your account security;
• reduce risk and prevent fraud; and
• provide safety and security across the Investorist Site.
You may encounter Cookies from third party service providers that are on the Investorist Site in order to help us with various services and features of the Investorist Site. You also may encounter Cookies from third parties that we have not authorised and have no control of when you access and view a third party web page.
Investorist has implemented technology and security features to safeguard the privacy of personal information from unauthorised access or improper use and we will continue to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available.
All information that you submit to us on or through the Investorist Site is transmitted directly to our internal database server and stored. Investorist security features include:
(a) Microsoft Security Encryption running across the Investorist Site;
(b) account access only via passwords generated by users;
(c) Microsoft Azure hosting; and
(d) monitoring system activity logs to identify any unusual activity.
The database storing information is only accessible by specifically authorised staff of Investorist and is security protected. No hard copies of information collected as set out above are created or stored by Investorist.
Investorist takes the security of your personal information very seriously. However, due to the open nature of the Internet we do not guarantee that communications made by you, or information stored on our database, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers and your use of the Investorist Site demonstrates your assumption of this risk.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Investorist may disclose any personal information without your consent in the following circumstances;
• such information must be provided in order to answer any of your queries submitted to the Investorist Site or otherwise to provide you with a service which you have requested from us. In this instance, we may need to provide your personal information to one of our strategic partners. When doing so we will use reasonable commercial endeavours to ensure that your personal information is not misused by the recipient.
• such information is required by law to be disclosed;
• we believe, in our sole discretion we must disclose such information in order to prevent a violation of the law; and
• such information is required to be provided in the course of a corporate transaction (divestiture, merger, consolidation, assets sale etc).
Your personal information may also be used to:
• verify your identity;
• administer and manage the services we provide you, including charging, billings and collecting debts;
• inform you of ways the services we provide you could be improved;
• research and develop our services and facilitate market research; and
• keep you informed of our products, services and special offers
Information about the kinds of properties that you are interested in and reserve through the Investorist Site may also be combined with other information to generate statistics about the types of properties that people are searching for or interested in and that information in the aggregate may be provided to other parties. However, your personal information will not be shared with any other parties unless Investorist has obtained your express permission.
When you register as a member on the Investorist Site your name and company details will be provided to users of the Investorist Site and made available to other members or users of the Investorist Site so that members and users can contact you. If you do not wish your contact information or other details to be made available to other members and users of the Investorist Site it is your responsibility to delete that information from your profile page and any other location on the Investorist Site.
Personal information about prospective purchasers obtained through the reservation process are securely stored and made available only to the relevant seller in accordance with our Network Partner and Seller Agreements.
By providing your email address to Investorist, you expressly consent to receive emails from us. We may use email to communicate with you, to send information that you have requested or to send information about other services provided by us.
We will not give your email address to another party to promote their products or services directly to you.
If you do not wish to receive any Investorist marketing information you may at any time edit your notification preferences within your profile panel. Even if you deselect all communications from us you understand and accept that from time to time
we may still contact you if:
a) you are in breach of the Investorist Site terms and conditions;
b) we have reason to believe it is necessary to maintain Investorist Site security; or
c) there is likely to be a change to your account that you should be aware of.
Changing or Deleting Your Personal Information
If you wish to correct, modify or delete any personal information you have submitted to Investorist you may do so by changing or deleting the personal information from your profile page. Investorist takes no responsibility for the removal/deletion of any of your personal information available on the Investorist Site.
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