Better Pets and Gardens values the privacy of all individuals by treating all personal information and contact details as confidential.
When you browse our website, your personal information is not collected. However, when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter a competition we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. We handle all information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.
When you browse our website, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
Personal information that you provide to us may be used to communicate with you by email or other direct marketing, including but not limited to SMS messaging and direct mail. With your permission, we may send you information and updates pertaining to your queries, occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. Your permission may be granted by any person using your account.
Other ways in which the information we collect from you may be used are:
• To personalise your experience and carry out and respond to your requests.
• To improve our website based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
• To improve our customer service to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
• To process transactions (if applicable).
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails/communications, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email/communication.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you or someone using your account provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at email@example.com or mailing us at:
Better Pets and Gardens
Unit 3, 673 Marshall Rd
Malaga WA 6090
In that case, we may keep a record of your information as part of our historical records, but will not use it for other purposes.
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information other than to trusted third parties who assist us in:
(a) operating our website;
(b) conducting our business; or
(c) servicing you,
so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
In general, these third-party providers will only collect, use and disclose your information for the purpose of and to the extent necessary for performing the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors which you may elect to use, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. As an example, if you are located in Australia and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
However, visitor information that does not personally identify the users of our website may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
Our website uses Google Analytics to help us learn about who visits our website and what pages are being looked at.
SECTION 5 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.
SECTION 6 – COOKIES
A cookie is a small piece of text that a website places in your computer for identification purposes. Cookies are used to improve your experience when visiting a website, making browsing faster and more efficient. Session cookies are held in your browser’s memory only for the duration of your session on a website and help to improve the experience. Persistent cookies are stored for a given period of time but usually only a matter of weeks and are mainly for the user’s convenience.
Most internet browsers have a setting allowing you to accept or reject cookies. If you do not want to accept cookies, you can set your internet browser to reject cookies or to notify you when they are being used however this may affect the functionality of a website.
SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT AND AUTHORITY
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site. You also represent that any person using your account details is authorised to do so, and may do anything you are able to do.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at:
Better Pets and Gardens
Re: Privacy Compliance Officer
Unit 3, 673 Marshall Rd
Malaga WA 6090