Privacy Policy

Planning Secrets respects your concerns about privacy and values the relationship we have with you. This Privacy Policy describes our privacy practices with respect to information collected through this website. By using this Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site. We reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time without notice. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

What information we collect about you

We may ask you to provide your personal information or information about your preferences or interests when you:

  • Sign up to receive email newsletters
  • Make a purchase on the Site
  • Share your planning experience story
  • Participate in forums on the Site
  • Submit user generated content on any part of the Sites that permit it

How we use your information 

We may use your personal and non-personal information in the following ways:

  • Provide you with the products and services you request
  • Post your user generated content to our Site as you request
  • Communicate with you about your account or transactions with us and send you information about features on our Site
  • Communicate with you about changes to our policies
  • Send you newsletters, offers and promotions for our products and services or special events by email or another medium

Who we share your information with 

Except as disclosed in this Privacy Policy, we do not use or disclose your personal information to any person or company.  Although, as disclosed below, we may provide your personal information to our third party service providers, in no event will we sell or rent your personal information as part of a customer list or similar transaction without your express permission.

Nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to restrict our use of your non-personal information, and we may disclose or share non-personal information in any manner that we deem appropriate or necessary.

Third Party Service Providers

We have third party service providers that perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting, billing, marketing, analytics, customer service, fraud protection, etc. These entities have access to your personal information only as needed to perform their functions and they are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of that personal information. They are obligated not to use, sell, distribute or alter this information in any way other than to provide the requested services to the Site.

Social media

Our Site provides you with the ability to register, log into, “like” or otherwise interact with third party social media services, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, and other social media services. These features may enable integration and/or access to your social media accounts. We do not control these social media services or your profiles on these services, and we do not establish privacy settings or rules for how your personal information on these services will be used. If you choose to log on to or submit information through any of these social media services, your personal information will be subject to the applicable social media service’s terms and conditions and your current privacy settings on such social media service. By accessing any social media service, you will be assuming the risk that the personal information you provide on that service may be viewed and/or used by third parties for any purpose. You agree that we are not responsible for any acts or omissions by these social media service providers.

In addition, by choosing to log in to our Site using your credentials from a social media service, you are asking that service to send us certain information from your account with the service, and you authorise us to collect, store and use such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Security of your personal information 

We take reasonable steps to help protect and secure your personal information. However, please remember that no data storage or data transmission over the Internet, or by other means, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Thus, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Therefore, you understand, acknowledge and agree that you transmit your personal information to our Site at your own risk.

Third party content and links to third party websites 

Our Site may contain content hosted or served by third parties or link to websites operated by third parties. Please be advised that the practices described in this Privacy Policy do not apply to information gathered by these third parties. We are not responsible for the actions and privacy policies employed by any third party, and our hosting of third party content or linking to third party websites does not constitute an endorsement of the content or business practices of those third parties.

Public areas, forums, reviews and community areas

Please remember that any information you share in public areas, such as forums, message boards or feedback sections, becomes public and anyone may take and use that information. Please be careful about what you disclose and do not post any personal information that you expect to keep private. Please consult our Terms of Use for use of our forums and other community areas for more information.

How to opt-out or correct your information

You may always opt-out of receiving future emails and newsletters from Planning Secrets. We provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such communications from us by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link within the email you receive. You may also opt out of receiving further communications from us or correct your information by sending us a message at admin@planningsecrets.com.au.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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