AustralianLight is committed to complying with Commonwealth legislation governing privacy of personal information by businesses and to protecting and safeguarding the privacy of people, and other entities that deal with us.
Types of Information Collected:
We retain two types of information:
- "Personal Data"
This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and may include your name, delivery address, email address, contact details, images purchased, and user IP addresses in circumstances where they have not been deleted, clipped or anonymised. Such information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us through the action of purchasing products/images from the AustralianLight website.
- "Non-Personal Data"
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data comprises non-identifiable information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.
Purposes for which we hold your Information:
- "Non-Personal Data":
We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our website.
Our cookies may record the following:
- Shopping Cart Status - if you visit our website and add items into your shopping cart, these items are temporarily stored in a cookie.
- Analytics - we use tracking software to gather information about how people use this website, this information includes time of visit, pages visited, and some system information about the type of computer you are using. We use this information to enhance the content and services offered on the site. Please see "Non-Personal Data" above.
- "Personal Data":
We will process any Personal Datayou provide to us for the following purposes:
- To provide you with the goods or services you have ordered.
- To contact you if required in connection with your order or to respond to any communications you might send to us.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties:
We may provide Non-Personal Data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our website, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including website tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers and other similar parties.
Your Personal Data, 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.
We will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.
Your Personal Data is managed by our advanced eCommerce system. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.
Payment/Credit Card Security
AustralianLight accepts secure Credit Card payments via PayPal - here's why: It is the safest way for you to shop online. PayPal is the largest, most respected online payment processor on the internet with well over 200 million users.
The payment transaction process happens directly on their secure servers (SSL-protected). PayPal process your payment and then send us notification that the payment processed successfully. We never see your credit card details and we never store them on our server. We do not have access to your credit card information at any time.
Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data:
You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under Commonwealth legislation, we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed from our database, please get in contact with us.
Last Revised: 1st December 2011