Privacy Policy

SMEX follows the National Principles under the Privacy Act 1988. A copy of the National Principles may accessed from the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner.

We provide the following privacy statement:

This privacy policy does not apply to parties that may be linked with this website. Those website owners are responsible for the privacy of the information they collect and should be contacted directly for details of their privacy policies.

What information does SMEX collect? We do not record any details of visitors to this site. We may record the number and country of origin of visitors, time of visit, etc to this site for statistical purposes, but no personal information is collected. Cookies may be used to collect these statistics. No attempt will be made to identify individual users.

SMEX records information from persons who place an online advertisement, or reply via SMEX to advertisements. This information is collected for the purposes of operating this website. The types of information we keep on record will depend on the advertisement that you create, or the product or service you request. Generally we keep a record of the following types of information about you:- Information that you have provided which may identify you, such as your name, address and contact details, information that you have provided in the form of feedback or email.

It is not compulsory for you to provide us with your personal information which we may have requested from you for us to perform a service for you, however, without the specified information, we may not be able to fulfil your request or provide you with the service you require.

If you have submitted your details in response to an ad with the confidential option, this information may be reviewed by our authorised staff and passed onto the seller of the item. If you do not wish for your information to be passed on, please do not complete the online forms.

No information collected is disclosed to any 3rd parties, except where permission is explicitly given by you.

Information may, in the unlikely event of an investigation, be passed to a law enforcement agency in conformance with the relevant warrants and legislation.


Changes to this Privacy Statement

From time to time, we may change this statement. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our website to notify you of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at this website periodically.



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