FIRSTLY, WE NEVER SELL OR GIVE AWAY YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.
- You can use Paypal, Google pay, Apple pay or any credit card you wish.
- Are you receiving annoying phones calls at all hours from telemarketers
- That would be because your personal information is being sold to marketing companies by online stores.
- This is a tactic the big retailers have been using for decades
- Unlike the big boys, we are not paid to give your personal details away and we certainly don't do it for free either!
- We thank you for putting your trust into our business
- We never give away or sell your personal information, ever
- When you buy from or talk to us, that's where your information safely stays.
- Our customer service team live in Australia, no nasty international call centres.
- As part of our quest for transparency, from us to you we enclose below our legislation with all the fine details.
For more details please read on...
1. Privacy Statement
It also sets out your rights in relation to accessing the personal information we collect and hold about you. We are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (or APP’s) in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
1.2 Personal information is defined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable.
2. Collection of Personal Information
2.1 We only collect personal information for the purposes of conducting our business as an online retailer and trader. The personal information we collect from you will include information you give us when you:
register or subscribe to our Website;
complete a transaction with us; and
2.2 The personal information that we collect on individuals may include, but is not limited to:
your contact details including your email, home/delivery address and billing address;
your payment details; and
other personal information that we collect in the course of a transaction or that you provide to us when you contact us.
2.3 We only collect sensitive information in circumstances where you consent to the collection of this information, or it is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to the purpose outlined above.
2.4 We may collect personal information from individuals who are not customers of our business but whose personal information is given to us by those individuals via our Website or in the course of a transaction.
2.5 When we collect information, we will generally explain to the individual why we are collecting it, who we give it to and how we will use or disclose it or, alternatively, those matters will be obvious from the circumstances.
2.6 If we collect information about an individual from someone else, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the individual is made aware of the matters above.
2.7 We will collect personal information from you by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.
2.8 When you visit our Website, we, and/or third parties, may place cookies on your browser to enhance and manage our website and improve our business and the services we provide to you.
We and/or Google may use this information to optimise and place advertisements, including advertisements of third party vendors and remarketing advertisements based on past visits to this website, on our own and third party websites.
2.9 By using the website and agreeing to this policy, you grant us permission to place and store cookies on your browser. Cookies may be used by us to collect the following information:
your computer's operating system;
your computer's browser type and capabilities;
your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address and geolocation;
web pages visited, including how you were referred to each web page; and
web page usage statistics, including the time spent on each web page.
2.10 In addition, third parties may place and read cookies on your browser, or use web beacons or similar technologies to collect information, including, where applicable, for the Google Trusted Stores program.
2.11 Cookies can be managed by accessing the individual settings in your browser.
2.12 We will not identify users or their browsing activities, except where required by law or in accordance with our Terms and Conditions of Use and Sale.
3. Using and Disclosing Your Personal Information
3.1 We will generally use or disclose your personal information only for the primary purpose for which it was collected;
or for a related secondary purpose where you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the personal information for that secondary purpose.
We may otherwise use and disclose your personal information if you have given us consent for the use or disclosure or it is required or authorised by law.
3.2 Generally, we use and disclose your personal information for the purpose of providing you with the goods or services that you have requested, or otherwise to enable us to carry out our business as an online retailer of goods and services.
Where necessary we will also share your information with third party Sellers who transact using our site.
3.3 If those purposes for which we have collected the information involve providing personal information about an individual to any third party, we will take appropriate and reasonable steps to ensure any personal information is protected.
3.4 We will generally only use personal information for marketing if you have given express or implied consent or it is impracticable to seek consent before this use.
3.5 When registering with us, you consent to us using your personal information, such as your email address, for direct marketing purposes. This includes sending you deal emails. You may opt out of receiving these at any time and we comply with the Spam Act 2003 (Cth).
3.6 We will not share your details with 3rd parties that may try and purchase your personal details unlawfully.
3.7 We may also provide your information to third parties that provide services to us, including third parties that provide our payment gateway, marketing, logistics and technology support services.
3.9 You agree and acknowledge that in the event we merge, sell or otherwise change control of our company, our business or the Website to a third-party, you consent,
without giving of prior notice, to our disclosure of your personal information and other data that we have collected from you to a third-party or parties as part of such a transaction.
4. Security of Your Personal Information
We take steps to protect the personal information we hold against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure and against other misuse.
When no longer required, personal information is destroyed in a secure manner or deleted.
5. Access to Your Personal Information and Complaints Procedure
5.1 Under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), you have certain rights to access the personal information we collect and hold about you.
5.2 You should ensure the information, such as delivery address and email, is up to date and accurate.
5.3 Subject to the exceptions of APP 12.3, you may make a request to receive any additional information we may hold about you, and we will provide this information to you within a reasonable time.
When requesting such access please identify the precise type/s of information requested. You may make a request by contacting us directly.
5.4 We take steps reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that the personal information that we collect, use and disclose is accurate, up to date and complete.
Where an individual requests to correct information, we will take reasonable steps to correct the information, having regard to the purpose for which it is held.
You may lodge a request to correct personal information in the manner outlined in clause 5.3 above.
5.5 To make a complaint about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, which includes how we handle your personal information, you may contact us directly.
We will endeavor to respond to your complaint within a reasonable time after it is received.
If you are not satisfied by our response, you may acquire further information regarding privacy from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.