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Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy applies to users of this website (through the web addresses openstores.com.au or www.openstores.com.au) only. For the Privacy Policy of each individual OpenStores under the OpenStores.com.au platform, you should read the terms and conditions and privacy policy on each store's website.
Information Collection and Use
Personal Information
  • You are required to provide some personal information in order to create an OpenStores account. The email address and password will be used to protect your account from unauthorized access.
  • Your name and information you provided in About Me section will be displayed to the other users if your details are found through the search or browse functionalities.
Usage Information
  • OpenStores uses cookies and web log files to track site usage. If you select "remember me on the computer" when you login your OpenStores account, the "remember me" cookie is set on your computer which will allow us to recognize you as an existing user so you will not need to log in before viewing your personalized shopping network. In order to access or change any of your account information, however, you must log in securely again with your password even if your computer contains your "remember me" cookie. If you uncheck "remember me on the computer" when you login your account, the "remember me" cookie will be removed from your computer if there is one, and you will be required to login before viewing your personalized shopping network.
  • OpenStores may record and display your usage information as part of the service provided, such as the stores and people you have added into your personalized shopping network.
  • We may collect certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as, by way of example, patterns of utilization) to improve the user experience on the service. This information is owned by OpenStores, which we may use to aggregate with other information, monitor the usage trend in order o provide new features on OpenStores Service.
Your Choices
  • You may decline to submit personal information through the OpenStores website or disable cookies in your browser, in which case you can still browse and search the information on the website, but OpenStores may not be able to provide certain service (such as the customized information etc) to you.
  • You may update your personal information, and the personalized shopping network at any time after logging into your OpenStores account.
OpenStores agrees to comply with the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) and the National Privacy Principles (Principles) in respect of users' private information provided to OpenStores. If you have questions or comments regarding the Privacy Policy, you should contact OpenStores.com.au by email at service@openstores.com.au.