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Privacy Policy

Gilandos Pty Ltd (trading as Mountain Trader) operates and/or manages the store listed on this website. Mountain Trader is committed to ensuring your personal information is protected. Mountain Trader understands and appreciates you are concerned about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of information we may collect about you. This will explain how we manage your personal information.

In addition to this Privacy Policy, there may also be specific and additional privacy provisions, which apply to our collection and use of your personal information e.g. information provided when participating in a promotion, entering a competition, subscribing to a newsletter, or participating in a survey. If there is any inconsistency between this Privacy Policy and those specific and additional provisions, the specific and additional provisions will prevail.

The types of personal information we collect about you will depend on what services you use or products you acquire. This may include collecting your name and address, your email address, your contact address, credit card details, payment and transaction details/history and, where you have the option to comment on our services or products, whatever other information you choose to supply to allow us to provide products and services to you.

We may collect your personal information in relation to your interactions and transactions with us. This includes; making a purchase at a hotel or making a hotel reservation online; participating in a promotion, competition, or survey; using your number or associated identifiers such as payment cards; registering for services; using related digital services. We hold personal information electronically and in hard copy form, both at our own premises and with the assistance of our third party service providers. We implement a range of measures to protect the security of that personal information.

We collect cookie information when you visit our website.  Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping. The use of cookies is an industry standard and many websites use them. Cookies are useful for facilitating a user’s access to and use of a site. They allow us to track usage patterns and compile data that can help us improve our services to you. Cookie information is used in aggregated form – we do not use it to identify you as an individual. However, if you do not wish any information to be collected through the use of cookies you can change the functions in most web browsers to deny the cookie feature. You can also delete cookies from your hard drive at any time.

The information that we collect from you is strictly confidential. We do not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease the addresses stored in our database to any unrelated third parties. Bright Chalet uses the information you provide to us to help you access the services or acquire the goods that Bright Chalet provides more easily. We also use personal information to administer, improve our products and services and tailor them to your interests. We may also send you marketing material about products and services we believe are suited to you and your interests and communicate with you using social media channels and platforms. If you do not wish to receive any of this material you may simply choose “unsubscribe” from our mailing list or contact us using the details below, and no further material or communications will be sent to you.

Gilandos Pty Ltd manages a number of businesses as subsidiaries of Bright Chalet (Including Bright Chalet Ski Hire, Mountain Trader, Leif and Co. Restaurant, and Bright Chalet Tours). Gilandos Pty Ltd shares customer personal information with these subsidiaries and their employees to allow them to undertake similar functions as Mountain Trader, as described in this Privacy Policy.

Mountain Trader engages certain trusted third parties (including data hosting and processing companies, and information technology providers and operators of social media channels and platforms) to help us provide, improve and promote our services and communicate with our customers. We will only disclose your personal information to these third parties to perform tasks on our behalf and in compliance with this Privacy Policy. These third parties may be located in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, India, Germany, Austria and the United States of America. We take steps to ensure that our service providers are obliged to protect the privacy and security of your personal information and use it only for the purpose for which it is disclosed. In providing us with your personal information, you consent to this disclosure.

Our hotel and ski hire use a reservation system that allows those services to view and access customer personal information on our system (for example to view past booking and transaction details). In providing us with your personal information, you also consent to the disclosure of your personal information to all subsidiaries owned, managed or operated by Gilandos Pty Ltd.

Mountain Trader will not disclose your personal information for purposes or to parties other than those outlined above without your consent.

If you respond to a post guest survey, post reviews or comments on the site or provide other written feedback to Mountain Trader (“Response”), you grant Mountain Trader a non-exclusive, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display the Response throughout the world in any media. You also grant Mountain Trader and sub licensees the right to use the name that you submit with any Response if any, in connection with the Response.

From time to time, Mountain Trader may conduct competitions on its website. When these competitions are run, you may also be given the choice of being on a mailing list to receive further contact from us. Unless you choose to receive further communications from Mountain Trader, the information we collect from your entry in the competition is not used for any purposes other than the competition.

Mountain Trader’s website provides links to websites outside of the Mountain Trader services. These linked sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the privacy policy and terms and conditions of that website.

Any personal information that we collect about customers, including email addresses, will be kept in the Mountain Trader database. The database will be accessible only by those authorised to perform normal daily tasks such as updating addresses. Mountain Trader will take all reasonable precautions to protect the personal information it holds from any misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

The internet is not a secure environment. If you use the internet to send us any personal information, Mountain Trader will not be liable for events arising from unauthorised access to your information.

You have a right to access and correct most of the personal information we hold about you. If you wish to have access to or correct your information, please send us an email or letter at the addresses provided below. If Mountain Trader does not allow you to access or correct your personal information we will provide you with the reasons for our decision.

Once we receive personal information from you, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that all the information we collect, use or disclose is accurate and up to date. If you think that any of your personal information held by us in inaccurate, please send us an email or letter at the addresses provided below and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected.

We take the privacy of your information seriously and it is important that you understand how we manage your personal information. If you have any questions or comments in relation to this Privacy Policy, if you wish to access or correct your personal information, or if you wish to make a complaint about a privacy matter, please contact us by email at or by mail addressed to:

Mountain Trader
113 Delany Ave
Bright VIC 3741

You should provide us with as much detail as possible about the particular information sought, in order to help us retrieve it.
If you wish to make a complaint about a privacy matter, we will examine the complaint and endeavour to respond within 14 days. If you are dissatisfied with our response, you may refer the matter to the Australian Information (Privacy) Commissioner (see

Gilandos Pty Ltd reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time. Gilandos Pty Ltd will notify any changes by posting an updated version of the policy on this website.