At Social Media AOK we take privacy very seriously. We’ve updated our privacy policy (Policy) to ensure that we communicate to You, in the clearest way possible, how we treat personal information.

We encourage You to read this Policy carefully. It will help You make informed decisions about sharing Your personal information with us.

By accessing our Website and using our Service, You consent to the terms of this Policy and agree to be bound by it and our Terms of Use.

Social Media AOK collects Your personal information

Social Media AOK may collect personal information directly from You when You:

You can always choose not to provide Your personal information to Social Media AOK, but it may mean that we are unable to provide You with the Service.

Social Media AOK may receive personal information from You about others.

Through Your use of the Service, Social Media AOK may also collect information from You about someone else. If You provide Social Media AOK with personal information about someone else, You must ensure that You are authorised to disclose that information to Social Media AOK and that, without Social Media AOK taking any further steps required by applicable data protection or privacy laws, Social Media AOK may collect, use and disclose such information for the purposes described in this Policy.

This means that You must take reasonable steps to ensure the individual concerned is aware of and/or consents to the various matters detailed in this Policy, including the fact that their personal information is being collected, the purposes for which that information is being collected, the intended recipients of that information, the individual’s right to obtain access to that information, Social Media AOK’s identity, and how to contact Social Media AOK.

Where requested to do so by Social Media AOK, You must also assist Social Media AOK with any requests by the individual to access or update the personal information You have collected from them and entered into the Service.

Social Media AOK collects, holds, and uses Your personal information for limited purposes.

Social Media AOK collects Your personal information so that we can provide You with the Service and any related services You may request. In doing so, Social Media AOK may use the personal information we have collected from You for purposes related to the Services including to:

By using the Service, You consent to Your personal information being collected, held and used in this way and for any other use You authorise. Social Media AOK will only use Your personal information for the purposes described in this Policy or with Your express permission.

Social Media AOK can aggregate Your non-personally identifiable data.

By using the Service, You agree that Social Media AOK can access, aggregate and use non-personally identifiable data Social Media AOK has collected from You. This data will in no way identify You or any other individual.

Social Media AOK may use this aggregated non-personally identifiable data to:

Social Media AOK holds your personal information on servers located in the U.S.

All Data, including personal and non-personal information, that is entered into the Service by You, or automatically imported on Your instruction, is transferred to Social Media AOK’s servers as a function of transmission across the Internet. By using the Service, You consent to Your personal information being transferred to our servers as set out in this Policy.

Currently our servers are located in the United States of America (U.S.), and Your personal information will be routed through, and stored on, those servers comply with relevant aspects of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework and has certified that it adheres to relevant Safe Harbor Privacy Principles. If the location of our servers change in the future, we will update this Policy. You should review our Policy regularly to keep informed of any updates.

By providing Your personal information to Social Media AOK, You consent to Social Media AOK storing Your personal information on servers hosted in the U.S. While Your personal information will be stored on servers located in the U.S., it will remain within Social Media AOK’s effective control at all times. The server host’s role is limited to providing a hosting and storage service to Social Media AOK, and we’ve taken steps to ensure that our server hosts do not have access to, and use the necessary level of protection for, Your personal information.

If You do not want Your personal information to be transferred to a server located in the U.S., You should not provide Social Media AOK with Your personal information or use the Service.

Social Media AOK takes steps to protect your personal information

Social Media AOK is committed to protecting the security of Your personal information and we take all reasonable precautions to protect it from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Your personal information is stored on secure servers that have SSL Certificates issued by leading certificate authorities and all Data transferred between You and the Service is encrypted.

However, the Internet is not in itself a secure environment and we cannot give an absolute assurance that Your information will be secure at all times. Transmission of personal information over the Internet is at Your own risk and You should only enter, or instruct the entering of, personal information to the Service within a secure environment.

We will advise You at the first reasonable opportunity upon discovering or being advised of a security breach where Your personal information is lost, stolen, accessed, used, disclosed, copied, modified, or disposed of by any unauthorised persons or in any unauthorised manner.

Social Media AOK only discloses Your Personal Information in limited circumstances.

Social Media AOK will only disclose the personal information You have provided to us to entities outside the Social Media AOK group of companies if it is necessary and appropriate to facilitate the purpose for which Your personal information was collected pursuant to this Policy, including the provision of the Service.

Social Media AOK will not otherwise disclose Your personal information to a third party unless You have provided Your express consent. However, You should be aware that Social Media AOK may be required to disclose Your personal information without Your consent in order to comply with any court orders, subpoenas, or other legal process or investigation including by tax authorities, if such disclosure is required by law. Where possible and appropriate, we will notify You if we are required by law to disclose Your personal information.

The third parties who host our servers do not control, and are not permitted to access or use Your personal information except for the limited purpose of storing the information. This means that, for the purposes of Australian privacy legislation and Australian users of the Service, Social Media AOK does not currently “disclose” personal information to third parties located overseas.

You may request access to Your personal information.

It is Your responsibility to ensure that the personal information You provide to us is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You may request access to the information we hold about You, or request that we update or correct any personal information we hold about You, by setting out Your request in writing and sending it to us at

Social Media AOK will process Your request as soon as reasonably practicable, provided we are not otherwise prevented from doing so on legal grounds. If we are unable to meet Your request, we will let you know why. For example, it may be necessary for us to deny Your request if it would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy or affairs of other individuals, or if it is not reasonable and practicable for us to process Your request in the manner You have requested. In some circumstances, it may be necessary for us to seek to arrange access to Your personal information through a mutually agreed intermediary (for example, the Subscriber).

We’ll only keep Your personal information for as long as we require it for the purposes of providing You with the Service. However, we may also be required to keep some of Your personal information for specified periods of time, for example under certain laws relating to corporations, money laundering, and financial reporting legislation.

You can opt-out of any email communications.

Social Media AOK sends billing information, product information, Service updates and Service notifications to You via email. Our emails will contain clear and obvious instructions describing how You can choose to be removed from any mailing list not essential to the Service. Social Media AOK will remove You at Your request.

Social Media AOK has a privacy complaints process.

If You wish to complain about how we have handled Your personal information, please provide our Privacy Officer with full details of Your complaint and any supporting documentation:

Our Privacy Officer will endeavour to:

This policy may be updated from time to time.

Social Media AOK reserves the right to change this Policy at any time, and any amended Policy is effective upon posting to this Website. Social Media AOK will make every effort to communicate any significant changes to You via email or notification via the Service. Your continued use of the Service will be deemed acceptance of any amended Policy.

Last updated: March 2014