P R I V A C Y P O L I C Y
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
From time to time, we may ask you to supply personal information such as your name, address, date of birth, telephone number or e-mail address. However, under no circumstances will we request or collect any information from you that may disclose your: political, religious or philosophical beliefs or affiliations; health and sexuality; racial or ethnic origin; or criminal convictions. We may also conduct surveys or market research and may seek other information from you on a periodic basis. These surveys will provide us with information that allows improvement in the types and quality of services offered to you, and the manner in which those services are offered to you.
PERSONAL INFORMATION VIA THE WEBSITE
Most commercial websites use ‘cookies’, which are pieces of information that websites send to the browser and are stored in the computer hard-drive. Cookies make using our website easier by storing information about your preferences on our website. This allows our Website to be tailored to you for any of your return visits. Cookies will not identify you personally. If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter your security settings on your web browser to disable cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. However, by disabling the cookie function in your web browser you may impede your ability to use parts of our website.
YOUR OPTION NOT TO PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information, including your e-mail address, will be used for the following primary purposes: to process and finalise orders made via our website; to ensure the proper functioning of our website; and to assist Sisters of Soul with our marketing, planning, product development and research requirements. We will not use or disclose (or permit the use or disclosure of) personal information that could be used to identify an individual member in any circumstances except: to ensure the proper functioning of our business and our website to communicate promotional offers and special events to you; where the law requires us, or authorises us to do so; or where you have given express consent to us for a prescribed purpose. Sisters of Soul will not sell, distribute, rent, licence, disclose, share or pass your personal information onto any third parties, other than those who are contracted to us to keep the information confidential whether subject to a statute or a scheme which imposes similar restrictions to the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) regarding the handling of personal information. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that all information collected from you is accurate, up to date, complete and stored in a secure environment and accessed only by our authorised personnel. Please note that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will endeavour to protect your personal information as best as possible but we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.
UNSUBSCRIBING FROM OUR E-MAIL DATABASE
To unsubscribe from our e-mail database, please click on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any email campaign.
ACCESSING, CORRECTING AND UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
Sisters of Soul is committed to observing and complying with its obligations at all times under any relevant Spam legislation and regulations in any subject country. We assure you that: we have crafted an internal policy to educate staff and implement clear guidelines and rules in relation to the dissemination of commercial electronic messages; you may at any time unsubscribe from any mailing list to which you have previously subscribed. If for any reason there appears to be no facility to unsubscribe from the mailing list, please send an email to (link) advising us of your wish to unsubscribe; and we will not use address-harvesting software for any reason whatsoever. To assist us to combat spam, we request your assistance with the following: If you receive an unauthorised commercial message, which appears to originate from a Sisters of Soul email address, please assume that it has been sent in error and notify us immediately on the above contact details; Please ensure that you unsubscribe from any of the Sisters of Soul mailing lists if you decide that you no longer wish to receive electronic commercial messages from Sisters of Soul or its contracted third parties; and please notify us of any changes to your personal details or cancellation of your email address so we can update our records.
In relation to our website, you must not: use our website for any activities or post or transmit via our website, any information or materials which breach any laws or regulations, infringe a third party’s rights, or are contrary to any relevant standard or codes; use our website to post or transmit any material which interferes with other users or defames, harasses, threatens, menaces, offends or restricts any person or which inhibits any user from using our website or the Internet; use our website to send unsolicited email messages; in any way tamper with, hinder or modify our website; knowingly transmit any viruses or other disabling features to our website or via our website; or attempt any of the above acts or facilitate or assist another person to do any of the above acts.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Our website may contain hyperlinks and other pointers to websites operated by third parties (“Linked Websites”). We do not control Linked Websites and are therefore not responsible for the content of any Linked Website or any hyperlink contained in a Linked Website. We provide the hyperlinks for your convenience only and do not indicate, expressly or implicitly, any endorsement, sponsorship or approval by us of a Linked Website or the products or services offered at Linked Websites. You visit Linked Websites entirely at your own risk. We do not provide any warranty or take any responsibility for any aspect of Linked Websites or their content. You should make your own investigations with respect to the suitability of goods and/or services offered to you via a Linked Website.
Some legislation such as the Australian Consumer and Competition Act 2010 (Cth) and other similar consumer protection laws and regulations in other countries may confer you with rights and remedies relating to the provision of goods or services to you by us via our website which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified (your “Statutory Rights”). We exclude all conditions and warranties implied by custom, law or statute except for your Statutory Rights. Except for your Statutory Rights and with respect to the Website: all material on our website is provided to you without warranties of any kind, either express or implied; we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind including but not limited to warranties of acceptable quality and fitness for a particular purpose; we do not warrant that the functions contained in any material on our website or your access to our website will be uninterrupted or error free, that any defects will be corrected or that our website or the server which stores and transmits material to you are free of viruses or any other harmful components; and we do not warrant or make any representation regarding your access to, or the results of your access to, the Website including its correctness, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or otherwise. To the extent permitted by law, including but not limited to any act or omission on your part, we will not be liable for any loss, damage, costs or expense whether direct, indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential, including loss of profits, suffered by you or claims made against you which result from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access, the Website. You expressly acknowledge that we do not exert control over users of the Internet and we are not liable for damage suffered by you, either directly or indirectly, as a result of your access to our website.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY