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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how StrataBuddy ("we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, discloses, and protects personal information in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) ("Privacy Act"). We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. By using our website, StrataBuddy, and providing your personal information, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

1. Collection of Personal Information

We may collect personal information from users in the following ways:

  • When users voluntarily provide their information during the registration process or when submitting strata reports through StrataBuddy.

  • Through the use of cookies or similar tracking technologies that collect certain information automatically. This information may include the user's IP address, browser type, device information, and browsing behaviour.

2. Types of Personal Information Collected

The personal information we may collect includes, but is not limited to:

  • User's name and contact information, including email address.

  • Strata reports uploaded by users, which may contain personal or sensitive information.

3. Purpose of Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect and use personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide our services and assist users in understanding strata reports by generating concise summaries highlighting key information.

  • To communicate with users regarding their uploaded strata reports, including updates, clarifications, or other related information.

  • To improve our services, enhance user experience, and develop new features.

  • To comply with legal obligations and assist in any investigations related to potential breaches of our terms of service or applicable laws.

  • To analyse user behaviour and preferences to improve our services and tailor our offerings to user interests.

4. Disclosure of Personal Information

We may disclose personal information to the following parties, in accordance with the Privacy Act:

  • Our employees, contractors, and service providers who assist in the operation and maintenance of StrataBuddy and the provision of our services.

  • Government or regulatory authorities if required by law or in response to a valid and enforceable request.

  • Third parties in the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of our business assets, provided that appropriate confidentiality measures are in place.

5. Security of Personal Information

We implement reasonable security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We employ industry-standard encryption protocols to safeguard data transmission and use secure servers to store personal information. However, no data transmission over the internet or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect users' personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

6. Access and Correction

Users have the right to access and correct their personal information held by us. To request access or correction, users may contact us using the details provided in Section 7 of this Privacy Policy.

7. Contact Information

For any questions, concerns, or requests relating to this Privacy Policy or the handling of personal information, please contact us here.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on StrataBuddy. Users are encouraged to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect their personal information.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 6 July 2023.

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