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About Cartoscope

Cartoscope directors first commenced their mapping business in 1969. In 1988 the company diversified into tourism publishing and now have a proud record of service to the public and industry. Cartoscope publish over two and a half million maps and guides annually and the number continues to grow with the coverage expanding along the eastern coast of Australia and to selected inland regions of New South Wales.

The major benefit of Cartoscope products lies in the maps. These differ from most other maps in that they carry more information which is of value to the tourist, such as picnic spots, museums, national parks, lookouts, boat ramps, golf courses, petrol & gas stations and caravan parks to mention a few.

Cartoscope are experts in all aspects of tourism publishing. Cartoscope has won many NSW Awards for Excellence in Tourism, 3 in the category of Media and 3 in General Tourism Services.

Cartoscope supports a sustainable and environmentally friendly approach to running our business. All the paper utillised in the printing of our maps is FSC certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council. This means it comes from well managed forests and other controlled sources. Cartoscope's delivery truck runs on LPG and we have a recycling program for all our office waste including two worm farms. Cartoscope sponsors free ads for wildlife rescue groups on all of our maps as well as publishing environmental information advising map users of some steps they can take to reduce carbon emissions.


Privacy Policy

General

This Privacy Statement is made on behalf of Cartoscope Pty Ltd and all references to "Cartoscope", "we", "us", or "our" in this statement are references to Cartoscope Pty Ltd (ABN 19 001 838 982).

Cartoscope is subject to the NSW Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 ("the Act") and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Cartoscope's Privacy Code of Practice produced in accordance with section 31 of the Act indicates how we will comply with the Information Protection Principles (IPPs) in the Act and any modifications to the IPPs as they apply.

This Privacy Statement governs the collection, storage, use, access and disposal of data including all personal information obtained and tells you how we collect your personal information when you visit http://www.geomaps.com.au and what we do with it.

This Privacy Statement does not apply to linked websites that are not our sites.

Cartoscope Pty Ltd may revise these terms at any time. Use of this website is subject to the revised terms.

Data Collection

If you submit information to Cartoscope using an electronic form or application or by sending an email we collect that information and use it only for the services that you wish to be provided with.

We won't sell or give our customer lists to third parties for promotions independent of Cartoscope.

Browsing any web-site generates a trail of the pages that are visited, and the time apparently spent displaying each page.

When you visit our site, our servers may record the following information for statistical purposes:

  • the user's server (IP) address and machine name
  • the date and time of visit to the site
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • the number of bytes transmitted and received for each request
  • the address of the referring page visited
  • search terms used
  • the type of browser used

We examine this information to determine the traffic through the server, and to specific pages or applications, and in order to deliver better services.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect server logs.

Cartoscope Pty Ltd does not distribute unsolicited emails or promotions as a result of information gained through this web site. You may be asked to supply your email or postal address for us to send information to you in the future, but we understand the importance you attach to information that identifies you (your 'personal information') and want to help you protect it. We want you to be able to deal with us in full confidence that your personal information will only be dealt with by us and that it will be held securely.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user.

Our websites do not use cookies to collect personal information.

Once a user closes the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user's hard drive for an extended period of time.

It is possible to disable the accepting of cookies on your computer by simply un-checking the "accept cookies" option in your web browser.

Computer and Network Security

Cartoscope adopts a number of security measures to protect information from unauthorised access to its computer systems which include:

  • access control for authorised users such as user passwords and screen saver passwords
  • limiting access to shared network drives to authorised staff
  • virus checking
  • specialised IT support to deal with security risk

User Feedback

We seek feedback from our users in order to improve the service offered by our site. Your feedback is welcome.

If you have any comments or suggestions regarding our website or this privacy statement please contact us.

Copyright Notice

All images, maps and information on this website are Cartoscope's intellectual property with the exception of some photographs belonging to Eurobodalla Tourism and Tourism New South Wales.

Maps were produced from NSW Department of Lands basemaps under copyright permission from LPI and from Australian Surveying and Land Information Group (AUSLIG) topographic information with the permission of the General Manager AUSLIG.

Our site may contain links to sites not operated by us.

We do not control those sites and are not responsible for their content.

The inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of any goods or services or content on that site.

No material from this site is to be downloaded and used on other sites or publications without written permission from Cartoscope.

When compiling this website Cartoscope Pty Ltd has used information supplied by the operators of tours, accommodation and other services.

While every endeavour has been made to ensure the information provided is correct, Cartoscope Pty Ltd can accept no responsibility for inaccuracy or misdescription.

Any map which is downloaded is only for the personal use of the visitor.

Copyright violation

It is a copyright violation to download, print and distribute copies of the maps or other material on our website without written permission of Cartoscope Pty Ltd. contact us


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