1. We respect your privacy
1.1. This policy sets out how Explorate Pty Ltd (Explorate)
and its associated entities collect, use, disclose and handle your personal
1.2. “Personal information” is any information
about an identified individual or an individual who is reasonably identifiable,
whether the information is true or not and whether the information is recorded
in a material form or not.
1.3 By using this website or otherwise providing us
directly, or through others, with your personal information, you agree with the
2. Collection of personal information
2.1. Explorate will, from time to time, receive and store
personal information you enter onto our website, provide to us directly or give
to us in other forms. We may collect personal information directly from you or
in the course of our dealings with you, for example when you provide personal
information to us:
• by email;
• over the
your use of our website;
• via an
order or enquiry form;
• when you
provide feedback or communicate to our customer support; or
may also collect personal information about you from publicly available sources
of information and, if you consent, from third parties.
2.2. The personal information we collect about you may
include (but may not be limited to):
• contact details
(e.g. phone number, address, email address, etc);
• age and
other demographic information;
details in order to process your order;
preferences in relation to our products and services; and
• for job
applicants, education and employment history;
purposes for which we collect your personal information will vary depending on
your relationship with us, and may include:
to your queries;
you with information in relation to our products and services, including new
and additional products, services and opportunities available to you;
and improving our services and obtaining feedback;
you with marketing information and materials related to our products and
services, including, where you have opted in, via email or other digital
• for job
applicants, assessing your application for employment with us.
Explorate is not able to collect personal information about you we may not be
able to provide you with services and assistance to the extent that they
require us to collect, use or disclose personal information, or, in the case of
job applicants, assess your application for employment.
3. Passive information collection
3.1 As you
navigate through this website, certain information can be passively collected
(that is, gathered without you actively providing the information) through
various technologies, such as cookies, internet tags or web beacons and
navigational data collection.
website may use and combine such passively collected anonymous information to
provide better services to website visitors, customise the website based on
your preferences, compile and analyse statistics and trends and otherwise
administer and improve the website for your use. Such information is not combined with
personally identifiable information collected elsewhere on the website unless
you have consented.
4. Use and disclosure of your personal information
may use or disclose your personal information for the purpose for which it was
collected. Explorate may also use or disclose your personal information for any
secondary purpose that is related to a purpose for which we collected it, where
an individual would reasonably expect it to be used or disclosed for that
4.2 We may
also use or disclose your personal information where you have expressly or
impliedly consented to the use or disclosure or where the use or disclosure is
authorised or required by law. If Explorate wishes to use or disclose the
personal information in other circumstances we will obtain the customer’s prior
consent to do so.
4.3 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.
4.4 We may
also use your personal information to protect the copyright, trademarks, legal
rights, property or safety of Explorate, www.explorate.co, its customers or
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 the European Union, United States of America, China and
4.6 Where we
disclose your personal information to third parties, we will request that the
third party follow this Policy regarding handling your personal
information. We also require that these
organisations use this information only for the purposes for which we collected
the information (or a secondary related purpose as described above) and
otherwise follow our reasonable directions with respect to this information.
5. Storage and security of your personal information
will take reasonable steps to protect personal information that it collects and
to ensure that the information is accurate and up-to-date.
5.2 We may store your files on Amazon Web Services.
implement a range of physical and electronic security measures to protect the
personal information that we hold, including
password protection, encryption of hardware, and restricted staff
The transmission and exchange of information is carried out
at your own risk. We cannot guarantee the security of any information that you
transmit to us or receive from us. Although we take measures to safeguard
against unauthorised disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that
information that we collect will not be disclosed in a manner that is
6. Access to and correction of your personal information
6.1. You may request access to personal information that we
hold about you. If you would like a copy
of the information which we hold about you or believe that any information we
hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org. As a security measure, Explorate may require personal
identification from you to verify your identity before providing this
information to you.
7. Links to third party sites
Our site may from time to time have links to other websites
not owned or controlled by us. These links are meant for your convenience only.
Links to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship or endorsement or
approval of these websites. Please be aware that Explorate is not responsible
for the privacy practises of other such websites. We encourage our users to be
aware, when they leave our website, to read the privacy statements of each and
every website that collects personal identifiable information.
8. Complaints about privacy
If you have any questions or complaints about our privacy
practices, please feel free to send in details of your complaints to:
Explorate Pty Ltd
30 Florence St
Teneriffe, Queensland, 4005
Or email email@example.com
We take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly
after receiving written notice of your complaint.
Explorate expects our procedures will deal fairly and
promptly with your complaint. However, if you remain dissatisfied, you can also
make a formal complaint with the Officer of the Australian Information
Commissioner (which is the regulator responsible for privacy in Australia):
of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)
Complaints must be made in writing
Director of Compliance
Office of the Australian
GPO Box 5218
Sydney NSW 2001
9. Contact us
If you have any questions or would like further information
about how Explorate handles personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at Explorate Pty Ltd, 257 Harcourt Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland,
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
the future. We may modify this Policy at any time, in our sole discretion and
all modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the
modifications on our website or notice board. Please check back from time to