What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, Wall posts or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect some of your personal information through your use of the site. Your personal information that we collect includes information that is mandatory to use the site (e.g. email address), information you choose to provide to us (e.g. demographic information), or information relating to your activities and use of the site (e.g. pages visited on the site). We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, Use Live Chat or enter information on our site. We collect information when you provide us with feedback on our products or services.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, use the site, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
Your name, will be displayed to your Syndicate members or friends who you choose to invite. Your name will also be made visible to the Syndicate Admin for Syndicates that you ask to join on the site and may also appear in search results for user search functions on the site. Your name may be displayed to other users if you provide authorisation to do so.
Certain demographic information that you provide to us may be used to improve your experience on the site.
The information that we collect about your use (e.g. pages visited and date and time stamps) assists us to make ongoing improvements to the site.
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our websitein order tobetter serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer servicerequests.
- To administer a contest, promotion,surveyor other site feature.
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
- To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat,emailor phone inquiries)
Your email address is stored and used to improve your use of the site. We may use your email address to contact you about administrative matters relating to your use of the site and, from time to time, to seek information that may assist us with improving the site.
Your email address may also be used to send reminders, newsletters or other information to you, provided we have received authorisation from you to do so.
You may also receive emails from other users on the site as part of the site services (e.g. syndicate, Sports and Event invitations, Syndicate wall communications). If you feel you are receiving excessive emails from a user, you can use the opt out option in notifications and prevent from further emails being sent to you.
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information held on the site. Our security controls include firewalls, password access, encryption and a secure server environment.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
However, you will still be able to place orders
Do we disclose the information we collect to Third-Parties?
We sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties’ others
Personally, Identifiable Information.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
- Remarketing with Google AdSense
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
- By logging in to your account
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioural tracking?
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioural tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via in-site notification
- Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identifythe message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- Monitorthird-party email marketing services forcompliance, if one is used.
- Honouropt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at
email@example.com and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Our management and your use of this web site are governed by the privacy principles set out in the Australian Federal Privacy Act 1988 www.privacy.gov.au.