What is "personal information"?
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) currently defines "personal information" as meaning information or an opinion about an identified individual or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
whether the information or opinion is true or not; and
whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
What information do we collect?
The kind of personal information that we collect from you will depend on how you use the website. The personal information which we collect and hold about you may include: your name; your contact details, including email address, mailing address, street address and/or telephone number; your preferences and/or opinions; information you provide to us through customer surveys; details of products and services we have provided to you and/or that you have enquired about, and our response to you; your browser session and geo-location data, device and network information, statistics on page views and sessions, acquisition sources, search queries and/or browsing behaviour; information about your access and use of our Site, including through the use of Internet cookies, your communications with our Site, the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using and the domain name of your Internet service provider; additional personal information that you provide to us, directly or indirectly, through your use of our Site, associated applications, associated social media platforms and/or accounts from which you permit us to collect information; and any other personal information requested by us and/or provided by you or a third party. We may collect these types of personal information directly from you or from third parties.
How we collect your personal information
We may collect personal information from you whenever you input such information into the website.
Purpose of collection
The purpose for which we collect personal information is to provide you with the best service experience possible on the website.
We customarily disclose personal information only to our service providers who assist us in operating the website. Your personal information may also be exposed from time to time to maintenance and support personnel acting in the normal course of their duties.
By using our website, you consent to the receipt of direct marketing material. We will only use your personal information for this purpose if we have collected such information direct from you, and if it is material of a type which you would reasonably expect to receive from use. We do not use sensitive personal information in direct marketing activity. Our direct marketing material will include a simple means by which you can request not to receive further communications of this nature.
Access and correction
Australian Privacy Principle 12 permits you to obtain access to the personal information we hold about you in certain circumstances, and Australian Privacy Principle 13 allows you to correct inaccurate personal information subject to certain exceptions. If you would like to obtain such access, please contact us as set out below.
If you have a complaint concerning the manner in which we maintain the privacy of your personal information, please contact us as set out below. All complaints will be considered by Ria Verma and we may seek further information from you to clarify your concerns. If we agree that your complaint is well founded, we will, in consultation with you, take appropriate steps to rectify the problem. If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome, you may refer the matter to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
Your personal information will not be disclosed to recipients outside Australia unless you expressly request us to do so. If you request us to transfer your personal information to an overseas recipient, the overseas recipient will not be required to comply with the Australian Privacy Principles and we will not be liable for any mishandling of your information in such circumstances.
How to contact us about privacy
If you have any queries, or if you seek access to your personal information, or if you have a complaint about our privacy practices, you can contact us through: email@example.com.
What do you cookies mean?
Cookies are little text files transmitted to your computer or other device by our website (e.g. mobile phone, tablet). Cookies serve numerous purposes on our website, but their primary function is to remember your preferences so that we can provide you with a better experience. If you've ever put products in your basket, had to leave our site, then returned later to discover those items remaining in your cart, you've seen one of our cookies in action. Cookies cannot cause damage to your computer and do not include any personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, or payment information.
Cookies are mostly used to remember what you've placed in your shopping bag. To fully use the Site, including online purchasing, your computer, tablet, or mobile phone must allow cookies. The cookies we use do not save sensitive data such as your personal or financial information.
Question and concerns
To give our customers with a personalised online purchasing experience, you must enable cookies on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. These cookies do not save sensitive or personal data such as your name, address, or payment information. After logging in, the cookies on our website merely supply the "key" linked with the information.
You may prevent your browser from accepting cookies from certain websites. However, if you disable cookies on our website, you will lose a significant amount of functionality, and you may not be able to access some portions of the website or place an order online. You will be able to erase current cookies or prevent future cookies using your browser; however, various browsers have different methods for doing so. The website www.AboutCookies.org provides further details on how to delete or manage cookies.
When you access the Site, you may encounter cookies that are not affiliated with us. If you go to a web page with embedded material, such as from YouTube, Facebook, google these websites may send you cookies. We have no control over the configuration of these cookies, therefore we recommend that you visit the third-party websites to learn more about their cookies and how to manage them.
What happens in the event that this policy is amended?