We do not collect Personal Information about you if you are merely browsing our website.
If you contact us via email or through our website, we will collect the email address you nominate and any other identifying information you provide, such as a name, phone number and postal or residential address.
Please do not give us information that we do not request.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 1 – OPEN AND TRANSPARENT MANAGEMENT OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
1.1 The kinds of Personal Information that we may collect and hold includes, but is not limited to:
(a) Full name of the customer or user of the website
(b) Postal and/or residential Address;
(c) Telephone number;
(d) Email address;
(f) Other details you provide to us.
1.2 This Personal Information will be collected:
(i) If you enter your details on our website;
(ii) If you provide your details to us through other means.
We hold your information as follows:
(a) We retain a list of customers which is maintained on Electron Brothers’s database, which is hosted on the company’s internal computer network within Australia. Access to the database is available only to staff of Electron Brothers.
(b) We will collect, hold, use and disclose Personal Information for the primary purpose of:
(A) Fulfilling orders for products placed by the customer;
(B) Service and order enquiries;
(C) Product updates and offers.
We may send you marketing information if you have consented to the receipt of that information.
(e) If you believe we have breached the Australian Privacy Principles or a Registered PP Code (if any) that binds us, then you should make contact with Electron Brothers via [email protected].
Upon receipt of a complaint, we will investigate that complaint and we will use our best endeavours to revert to you within 30 days. If we form the view that a request or complaint will take longer to resolve than 30 days, then we will advise you of this and of the anticipated date.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 2 – ANONYMITY AND PSEUDONYMITY
(a) You have the option of not identifying yourself or of using a pseudonym when you deal with us in relation to a particular matter.
(b) However, if you do not identify yourself or you use a pseudonym, then we will be unable to provide you with products as it will be necessary to have certain details in order to complete any order. You accept that if you deal with us anonymously or using a pseudonym, that we may not be able to fulfil an order for you or provide any other functions or services.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 3 – COLLECTION OF SOLICITED PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will only collect Personal Information if it is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities and in particular if it is necessary to provide you with our products.
We will not collect or require you to provide any sensitive information as that term is defined in the Privacy Act 1988 Cth.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 4 – DEALING WITH UNSOLICITED PERSONAL INFORMATION
We request that you do not provide us with any Personal Information which we do not request from you.
If you do provide us with Personal Information we have not requested, we will, within a reasonable time, determine whether that information is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities.
If we determine that we could not have collected the unsolicited information for the purposes of providing goods and services to you, then we will destroy the information as soon as possible or ensure that the information is de-identified.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 5 – NOTIFICATION OF THE COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
If we collect Personal Information about you and you have not provided that information to us, then we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are notified that we hold that Personal Information. We will notify you:
(a) Of our identity;
(b) The circumstances of the collection of the information;
(c) If the information is required or authorised under a law or court / tribunal order, then we will advise you that the collection is so required or authorised;
(d) The purposes for which we have collected the Personal Information;
(e) The consequences (if any) if the Personal Information is not collected by us;
(f) Any other entity, body or person, or the types of entities, bodies or persons to which we would usually disclose Personal Information of the kind collected.
(h) That our policy contains information about how you complaint about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles or a registered APP Code (if any) that binds us and how we will deal with such a complaint;
(i) Whether we are likely to disclose the Personal Information to overseas recipients.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 6 – USE OR DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
If an entity holds personal information which was collected for a particular purpose then the entity must not use or disclose that information for another purpose unless:
(i) the individual has consented; or
(ii) the individual would reasonably expect the entity to use or disclose the information for the secondary purpose which needs to be related to the primary purpose.”
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 7 – DIRECT MARKETING
We may use your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes.
You can easily request that we stop direct marketing to you by requesting the cessation of direct marketing material through email to [email protected] or by simply clicking the “unsubscribe” link in any email we send to you for direct marketing purposes. We will comply with such requests within a reasonable time.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 8 – CROSS-BORDER DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We are not likely to disclose personal information to overseas recipients, except where necessary for the fulfilment of certain products and services provided by our overseas affiliates.
However note that when you use our website we may use “cookies” which is a small text file that our site may place on your computer as a tool to remember your preferences. You can refuse to use “cookies” by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however if you do this you may not have the full functionality of our website.
You acknowledge that no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be secure. We do not warrant the security of information you provide to us online.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 9 – ADOPTION, USE OR DISCLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT RELATED IDENTIFIERS
We do not adopt Government related identifiers of individuals.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 10 – QUALITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We only collect Personal Information which is provided to us by you. You should ensure that all information you provide is accurate, up-to-date and complete.
You must advise us if the information becomes inaccurate, up-to-date or incomplete.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 11 – SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We store and secure your information as outlined above.
We will hold your information indefinitely.
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 12 – ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will give you access to your Personal Information however we will not give you access if:
(a) we form the reasonable view that giving access would pose a serious threat to the life, health or safety of any individual, or to public health or public safety; or
(b) giving access could have a serious impact on the privacy of other individuals;
(c) the request for access is frivolous or vexatious;
(d) the information relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings between us and you and would not be accessible by the process of discovery in those proceedings;
(e) giving access would reveal our intentions in relation to negotiations with the individual in such a way as to prejudice those negotiations;
(f) giving access would be unlawful;
(g) denying access is required or authorised by or under an Australian law or court/tribunal order;
(h) both of the following apply:
(i) we have reason to suspect that unlawful activity or misconduct of a serious nature that relates to our functions or activities has been, is being or may be engaged in;
(ii) giving access would be likely to prejudice the taking of appropriate action in relation to the matter;
(i) giving access would be likely to prejudice one or more enforcement related activities conducted by, or on behalf of, an enforcement body; or
(j) giving access would reveal evaluative information generated by us in connection with a commercially sensitive decision-making process.
If we do not give you access because of any of the above reasons we will advise you in writing:
- the mechanisms available to you to complain about the refusal;
- other matters we are required to advise you by regulation; and
- we will take steps to give you access to the Personal Information in a way which meets our respective needs (if possible).
AUSTRALIAN PRIVACY PRINCIPLE 13 – CORRECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can access personal information that we hold about you and we will correct that information upon your advice that it is inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or not-up-date.
You can contact [email protected] for the above purposes.
You will be required to provide proof of identity before any information is shared with you.
Once we are satisfied as to your identity, we will make changes to the Personal Information held about you in writing.
We will advise any other entity to whom we have disclosed your information of the change within a reasonable time.
If we refuse to correct your information then we will advise you in writing of the following:
(a) the reasons for the refusal;
(b) the mechanisms available to complain about the refusal; and
(c) any other matters required by regulations.
If we refuse to correct your information and you request us to associate with the information a statement that the information is inaccurate, out-of-date or incomplete, irrelevant or misleading then we will take reasonable steps to make that statement apparent to users of the information.