Last Updated 1st June 2012
Information means details, information, material, content, whether true or not, whether recorded in a material form or not and whether they be about yourself or others, that you submit or provide when accessing the website or using the Services, including without limitation, your personal information, information about yourself, such as gender, age, occupation, interests, information submitted in the social networking systems or otherwise, information about your access and/or use of the website or of a particular page.
When you invite new members into your network or send messages through any of our Services, we collect and maintain on record details associated with those messages, including email addresses and content of the messages.
You may submit, photographs and other media ("content") and to protect your privacy, the Services allow you to mark such content as "Private", in which case, they can only be seen or viewed by you. If the content is not marked "Private", it will be made available to, and can be accessed by, others. It is your discretion whether you submit this content, and whether you would like to make it available to others. Oasis is not responsible for how viewers or the people you allow to view your content, or the public if you make any Information available to the public, use the content, or to whom they may forward the content to. Moreover, if you "embed" or share content on a web page or web map other than on the Oasis website, it will be visible to the public in accordance with the policies of that web page, regardless of whether you have restricted access to your content on Oasis website.
Oasis maintains and processes your account and its Information to provide the Services to you and to improve our Services.
Your profile and any Information not marked "Private" will be made available to other users according to the privacy settings you set. Your user name will be identified to us and to any recipient of messages you send through any of the Services.
Your name, email address and other Information on our records will also be used to notify you of new product releases, service notifications and to seek your feedback. If you submit other Information about yourself, the availability of those Information to other users will be controlled by privacy settings you have chosen. In the event that you make your content publicly available on another website (such as a social networking site), we may include links to this content or the other websites or otherwise identify them in our marketing materials as places that may interest other users of the Oasis website.
If you choose to become a "member" of another user's network within the Oasis website or identify yourself as interested in another user's product or services, we will allow the owner of that network or the other user, whose product or services you are interested in to send you communications through the Services. Those emails or communications will contain an unsubscribe or ignore link should you ever decide you do not wish to receive further communications from them.
Oasis may use your Information, including your internet protocol address in order to operate, maintain and manage the Services. Oasis may disclose your Information to service providers who assist Oasis in operating its business, to resolve service problems or correct errors in the Services, to communicate with you about the Services, to provide you with advertising and promotional information in connection with the Services or to enhance your experience with the Services. We do not, however, give the service provider an independent right to share your Information. In order to deliver and support our Services, we may not provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of sharing Information (whether personally identifiable information or other information) with these third parties.
Oasis, certain Oasis members, Oasis contractors and employees may view the Information in order to provide the Services to you and to improve the Services.
Aggregated Information about the users and their use of the Services, including without limitation, to information about users accessing the Oasis website or viewing Oasis content on maps or third party applications on other websites, such as internet protocol addresses, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, browser type, browser language, pages viewed and their order, landing pages the time and date of access and time spent on pages, will be collected to provide reports to enhance user experience, including the supply of relevant products and services.
Information may be used or disclosed if Oasis believes on reasonable grounds that the use or disclosure of the Information is necessary to prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to the life or health of a user or another person or if it is required or authorised by law to disclose.
If you send messages or post material containing personal information, that information may be collected and used by others. The Services provide a number of tools that you can use to control the availability of your profile and other personal information. You can edit your profile and other information at any time. You can also adjust your profile and the privacy setting of your profile to restrict the viewing of your profile to specific lists as defined by you, with the exception of your public profile which is made available to everyone including your picture, username, language, region, 'My world is" and "About me" fields and certain other fields that you elect to display by completing and checking the 'include' check box on the field or feature. If you share your Information on a web page other than on a Oasis website, it will be visible to the public in accordance with the policies of that web page, regardless of whether you have restricted access to that Information on Oasis web site. Oasis is not responsible as to how people you allow to view your Information (or the public if you make any Information available to the public), use your Information or to whom they may forward your Information.
Oasis reserves its rights to transfer your information, including without limitation, your personal information at any time to any transferee or assignee in the event of a transfer or assignment of ownership of Oasis or a merger of Oasis with another entity.
You will be notified when your Information is transferred.
You may decide to provide or submit another person's email address so that the person may be invited to join Oasis. Oasis may use this information to contact and, if necessary, remind that person that he or she has been invited to join Oasis. All invitees are provided with the option not to receive further invitations from Oasis. We may also disclose such information if required to do so by law or in order to comply with legal requirements, as described under "Use and Disclosure" above.
The Services send "cookies" to your computer when you access the Oasis website, or otherwise view content through a map, or use a third part application. A cookie is a small text file recorded on your hard drive that identifies you as a unique user and contains certain information about your particular login session and your use of the Services.
When you "share" Information on another website or web map, the availability of those Information to the general public will be governed by the practices or policies of that website or web map.
Oasis may use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements on Oasis website and on certain maps and applications. Oasis system and the third-party advertising technology may use information derived from your visit to the website, the maps that you have viewed and the applications you used, to target advertising within Oasis website or maps. In addition, Oasis advertisers may use other third-party advertising technology to target advertising on Oasis website and other websites. In the course of advertisements being served to you, a unique third-party cookie or cookies may be placed on your computer. Similarly, third-party advertising companies may provide Oasis with pixel tags (also called "clear gifs" or "beacons") to help manage and optimize our online advertising. Beacons enable us to recognize a browser's cookie when a browser visits the site on which the beacon is located, and to learn which banner ads bring users to a given site. To "opt-out", please click here.
Oasis does not provide any personally identifiable information to third-party advertising companies. Note, however, that if an advertiser requests Oasis to show an advertisement to users with certain characteristics (for example, women ages 19-28) or a segment of that group (for example, women ages 19-28 who have viewed certain categories of content) and you respond to that advertisement, the third-party advertising company may conclude that you have the characteristics of the audience that they are trying to reach.
Oasis takes all reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is stored safely to protect it from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
If you have further questions, feel free to contact us by sending a letter to:
Oasis Network Pty Ltd
PO Box 6794 Gold Coast MC
Queensland Au 9726.