1 November 2011




Thank you for accessing the THE CLASSIFIEDS APP, www.theclassifiedsapp.com website (“theclassifiedsapp Website”), www.clsapp.com and/or associated iOS/Android/Other Apps and services operated by Savy Soda Pty Ltd (ACN 132 786 951) (Savy Soda).


Your privacy is important to us, so we have created this Privacy Policy to explain to you how your information is protected, collected and used.


Savy Soda is committed to respecting the privacy of your personal information. By visiting theclassifiedsapp Website directly or through another site or App, you accept the practices set out in this Policy.


Collection of personal information


Savy Soda’s primary purpose in collecting your personal information is to facilitate the smooth operation of its functions and activities so that we can provide you with an efficient, meaningful, and personalised classifieds advertising experience.


Savy Soda may use your personal information to:


·      make it easier for you to use the Savy Soda website by not having to enter your information more than once;

·      enable you to quickly find information about Savy Soda’s products and services;

·      enable you to advertise on theclassifiedsapp Website;

·      create content on theclassifiedsapp Website that is most relevant to you;

·      alert you to any new products, services and offers relating to the classified listed and theclassifiedsapp Website; and

·      share your information with third parties and other websites. 


You have the right to either refuse to provide details about yourself or remain anonymous but most of Savy Soda’s services can only be provided if Savy Soda has personal information.


To fully utilise certain features of theclassifiedsapp Website, you will need to register for a member account with us via an online registration form, where you will be required to provide us with personal information which may include:


       your first and last name;

       your email address;

       your home or business address;


       login information for social networking sights;

       a password of your own;


or other information that can be used to identify you or contact you.

While Savy Soda may share your personally identifiable information that you choose to publicly disclose in the classifieds listings it will not share your password, financial information or account information. It is your responsibility to keep your password safe.

We (or anyone that places listings on the theclassifiedsapp Website) may provide links to third party websites, which may have different privacy practices than Savy Soda. Savy Soda is not responsible the privacy policies of these third party websites and encourages you to read the privacy policies of every website you visit.


Use of your personal information


Your personal information collected via the Savy Soda website will be used both internally and externally for varied purposes including:


·     to improve the content and layout of theclassifiedsapp Website;

·     to facilitate the outreach of theclassifiedsapp Website;

·     for the facilitation of services we provide relating to online forums, classifieds and paid listings;

·     to determine general marketplace information about visitors to theclassifiedsapp Website;

·     to maximize the benefits of advertising on theclassifiedsapp Website;

·     for the purposes of troubleshooting technical problems, collecting fees and resolution of any disputes that arise in relation to theclassifiedsapp Website;

·     to promote safe internet practices on theclassifiedsapp Website; and

·     to ensure that our terms and conditions of theclassifiedsapp Website have been complied with (click here [Xin to insert a hyperlink] to access the terms and conditions).


You can review and change your personally identifiable information or password at any time on the My Profile Tab [Xin to insert a hyperlink] in the “My Account” section of theclassifiedsapp Website.


We recommend that you do not post personal information on theclassifiedsapp Website forums or classifieds that you wish to keep private.


Storage of personal information


Savy Soda stores all classified and forum postings in its database including information which it is required to store by law, to resolve disputes and to enforce its terms of use.  This information may include:


       your first and last name;

       your email address;

       your home or business address;

       your location;


       information on your device;

       login information for social networking sights;

       computer sign-on data;

       Additional information such as IP addresses.


If you use theclassifiedsapp Website to send content to a friend or colleague, we may also store their personal information including email addresses.


Credit card details

When paying fees online we may require your billing address, telephone number, credit card number and expiration date.  If necessary, these details may be shared with a secure credit reference agency to verify your order. This is a standard requirement for all on-line transactions when a credit card is used. 

Savy Soda uses trusted third party vendors to handle all financial transactions and keep them secure via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

Newsletters and special offers


Where you have chosen to register for a member account with theclassifiedsapp Website you will receive a confirmation email, there may be an option to sign up for email newsletters, special offers and other updates. If you choose to sign up, Savy Soda may use your email address to deliver information on theclassifiedsapp Website’s latest services, updates to the website, new offers any other such information.


We will always allow you the chance to unsubscribe or opt-out of receiving any such emails if you do not wish to be contacted for this purpose. You may do so by visiting the “Customer Information” section of theclassifiedsapp Website.

Email updates can easily be 'unsubscribed' to at any time.

Disclosure of your personal information to third parties


Savy Soda may disclose your personal information to third parties such as Facebook and eBay and out of network partner advertising sites in order to gain maximum visibility and broader reach for the advertisements posted on theclassifiedsapp Website.


By providing us with your personal login details and permission, we may use this information to transfer your profile information from these third party websites in order to facilitate our services.


Savy Soda may disclose and transfer information if its business is sold or acquired.


Security of your personal information


There might be situations where Savy Soda is either required by law to disclose your personal information, enforce its terms of use, respond to claims that a listing or content that allegedly violates the rights of third parties, protect the rights, property or personal safety of Savy Soda, its users or members of the general public, or provide that information to service providers to ensure the smooth operation of the theclassifiedsapp Website.


Transfer of personal information outside Australia


Savy Soda may transfer some of your personal information outside Australia. Savy Soda takes reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information it collects and uses is accurate, complete and up-to-date.




Savy Soda may use ‘cookies’ from time to time. Cookies may be used to record non-personal information such as the date, time or duration of your visit, or the pages accessed for website administration, statistical and maintenance purposes. The default settings of many browsers like Internet Explorer allow for cookies, but users are generally able to easily erase cookies from their hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. If you do so, however, you may not be able to access or use portions of this website.


Cookies used on theclassifiedsapp Website DO NOT and CANNOT infiltrate a user’s hard drive to gather any confidential information stored in that user’s hard drive.


The cookies used by theclassifiedsapp Website are NOT “spyware.”


Savy Soda will NOT use cookies and the anonymous web usage information it stores to identify you as an individual unless it is required to by law.


Update to this privacy policy


Savy Soda may update this Privacy Policy from time-to-time based on your feedback and the need to accurately reflect its data collection and disclosure practices. If Savy Soda does so, it will post changes and updates on the Savy Soda website so that you will always be aware of how Savy Soda collects uses and discloses your personal information. Savy Soda encourages you to review this Policy from time to time so you will know if it has been changed or updated. All changes to this Policy will become effective after Savy Soda provides at least seven (7) days notice of the changes by posting the changes on the Savy Soda website. 


Users outside the United StatesAustralia


theclassifiedsapp Website is hosted in the United States. If you use the theclassifiedsapp Website from outside of the United States, you are voluntarily transferring information (potentially including personally-identifiable information) and content to the United States and agreeing that Savy Soda’s collection, use, storage and sharing of your information and content is exclusively subject to the laws of the United States, rather than the country in which you are located.


If you choose to provide Savy Soda with personal information, you are consenting to our collection, use and disclosure of that information and to the transfer and storage of that information to our servers in the United States and anywhere else in the world where we may have facilities in the future.


Contact details


Questions regarding our Privacy Statement, or other policy related material, can be directed to our support staff by clicking on the "Contact Us" link in the side menu. Or you can email us at: mail@clstheclassifiedsapp.com [Xin to insert a hyperlink]


[This Policy was last updated on [date]1st November 2011]