Youlyst Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of May 30, 2012.

These terms apply only to the Youlyst website. If you leave the Youlyst site via a link or otherwise,you will be subject to the terms of that website provider. Youlyst has no control over the terms of anywebsite other than and you should read their terms and conditions before continuing to access their site.

Youlyst is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy, in conjunction with theYoulyst User Agreement sets out how any data Youlyst collects from you, or provided by you, will be treated. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your information and how it willbe treated. Youlyst keeps certain basic information when you visit the Youlyst site and recognisesthe importance of keeping that information secure.


Youlyst will collect, transfer, store and use information in order to administer your membership as well as provide and improve Youlyst's services and features.

When you join up with Youlyst, you are asked for personal information that can be used to contact or identify you. Your personal information might include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, telephone number, physical address, website, and biographical information. This information is expected to be accurate, correct and up to date. Youlyst might request additional information at a later date in order to improve or continue Youlyst services. You can change or update your information at any time by accessing the Youlyst site.

Personal information that you provide to Youlyst is likely to reveal your sex, ethnicity, nationality, age,employment history and/or other personal details about yourself. By providing such information in order to join Youlyst and adding additional details for your Youlyst profile, you are expressly and voluntarily consenting to the collection, transfer, storage, use and disclosure of your information by Youlyst as statedin this Privacy Policy and the Youlyst User Agreement, you are also accepting the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and the Youlyst User Agreement.

Information you give to Youlyst (including anything that might be deemed “sensitive” by applicable law) is done so entirely voluntary on your part. You have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection, transfer, storage, disclosure and use of your information by Youlyst in part or whole, either by changing your privacy settings or by closing your account. However, your withdrawal of consent will not beretrospective.

The following information might be collected and stored by Youlyst:

  • Personal information including but not limited to first and surnames, date of birth, email address,physical address, photographs, website and telephone numbers
  • Business information including but not limited to business name, ABN number, industry and category, company size, email address, physical address, logos and trademarks, photographs, website and telephone numbers
  • Records of correspondence between you and Youlyst
  • Surveys that you participate in for Youlyst's research programs (although you have no obligation to participate)
  • Information pertaining to your visits to the Youlyst site which might include but is not limited to: traffic data, location data, weblog information, operating system, browser usage, user IP address, pages you visit, time spent, search information, access times and dates, and other statistics
  • Information pertaining to your Youlyst profile including but not limited to your contacts, advertisements and listings, correspondence with other users and anything that you might post includingemployment/professional information.

Youlyst exists for the purpose of individuals, businesses and organisations to be able to find and contact each other. This means your details may be visible to other Youlyst users whether you know them or not. Other Youlyst users may also be able to contact you either through the Youlyst site or outside of Youlyst. You can adjust your privacy settings to limit the visibility of your details.

Persons under 18 years of age are not eligible to join Youlyst. We do not knowingly collect personal information from persons under 18. If we become aware that a person under 18 has provided us with personal information, such information will be deleted. However, Youlyst accepts no legal obligation to monitor users' personal details such as age, and this is purely a genuine gesture of Youlyst’s efforts to protect minors.


Information is mainly used for the purpose of creating your Youlyst profile and providing, maintaining and improving Youlyst services, including developing new services. Other ways Youlyst uses information are:

  • Administration of inquiries
  • Keeping users informed about news and information regarding Youlyst
  • Provide users with relevant information, including advertising
  • Allow users to participate in interactive features of YoulystResolve disputes, collect payments, and troubleshoot problems
  • Recommend possible connections between users

Youlyst will store your information while you're a Youlyst member. Should you cease to be a member, Youlyst has no obligation to retain your information, and may delete any or all of your information withoutliability. However, Youlyst may continue to store your information should it be necessary to comply with any legal obligations or the Youlyst Terms of Use or Privacy Policy.

In a similar way that an email you have sent will reside in the recipient’s inbox after you delete it from your sent files or close your email account, postings and/or correspondence sent to or via Youlyst may remain visible to others after you cease to be a Youlyst member.

Should Youlyst be made aware that a user is deceased, the profile may be memorialised and certainrestrictions applied, such as limiting profile access and removal of messaging functionality. The membershipcan be terminated should it be requested from the next of kin or there be a legal request to do so.


Youlyst might employ other companies to provide services on our behalf or assist in providing Youlyst's services. Such companies will be permitted access to information as required to fulfill the tasks they are set to do.

In the event that Youlyst sells or buys any business or assets, it is likely information will be disclosed to the prospective buyer(s) or sellers(s) of such business or assets.

If Youlyst is under a duty to disclose or share personal data or any information in order to comply with anylegal obligation, protect the property and rights of Youlyst or a third party, protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity Youlyst might consider to be illegal or unethical, Youlyst will disclose any such information to government or law enforcement officials or private parties asdeemed necessary or appropriate by Youlyst. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Youlyst might share aggregated non-identifying information such as log data with third parties for industryanalysis, demographic profiling and other purposes. Such information shared in this context will never contain any personal information.


Youlyst might collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type. This is statistical data about users' browsing actions and patterns, and is non-identifying.

Information about your general internet usage might be obtained by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help to improve Youlyst services by enabling:

  • estimating audience size and usage patterns
  • Storing information about your preferences
  • Speeding up searches
  • Recognising you when you return to the site

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the applicable setting on your browser. However, if you selectthis setting you might not be able to access certain parts of the Youlyst site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, cookies will be issued when you log in.


Information you provide to Youlyst is stored securely in accordance with industry standards and technology.The internet is not a 100% secure environment and as such, Youlyst cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to or on the Youlyst site. There is no guarantee that information will not beaccessed, altered, copied, disclosed, or destroyed by breach of security whether that breach is technical,physical or managerial.

Should there be a security or confidentiality breach of personal information pertaining to you, Youlyst will make any legally required disclosures of any such breach to you either via email or on the Youlyst site.

Any password(s) you have for access on the Youlyst site are your responsibility and should be kept confidential and not be shared with other people. While any payment transactions will be encrypted, Youlystdoes not recommend you use the site to transmit or communicate any highly confidential information.


Youlyst may revise this Privacy Policy at any time. You are expected to check this Privacy Policy from timeto time to take notice of any changes Youlyst might make. Any changes will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, you may be notified by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.