Privacy Policy Campus Map Mobile Application

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application Campus Map (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by the university’s mLearning team, The University of the South Pacific. The mobile application is designed to provide direction to the new and old students of The University of the South Pacific as well as the visitors to the university. The Campus Map App has the following features:

  • Map displays all the defined buildings within the University of the South Pacific.
  • You will be able to search for the rooms/building.
  • The App is be able to navigate you to requested room/building from the current location.
  • Navigation gives a sheltered, unsheltered and shortest pathway to the destination.
  • App works offline after first download, however it works more accurately online.
  • User can view the map in satellite mode.
  • The application can be used to make buildings visible and invisible from the map.
  • The application can be used to capture users’ feedback and comments.

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?


The application uses the University of the South Pacific map and it is confined to the University area. The facilities within the university have been marked on the map. The users of the application should be able to reach their destination by following the laid out path for the user. The application is not usable if it is accessed outside the university.

User Provided Information 

The Application obtains the information you provide into the search feature of the application. This information may be used for analytical purposes.

We may also use the information you provided us to contact your from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information 

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID and the IP address of your mobile device.

Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

When you visit the mobile application, we may use GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the area you are located within and display a location map with relevant advertisements. We will not share your current location with other users or partners.

If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings and/or within the mobile application. However, turning off your location will keep you from using the certain features of the application.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
  • if mLearning, The University of the South Pacific is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network. You can also request to opt-out via email, at

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.


We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.


This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at mlearning@usp,