COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
As a visitor to our website: If you are just browsing our website and don’t complete any online form, then we won’t be collecting personal information from you that would enable us to identify you.
There is information about your computer that is automatically collected by us using ‘cookies’. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by us for the provision of products and services, to maintain quality of the website and to provide general statistics regarding use of our website. This applies to anyone accessing our website.
As a member of our website: Membership is free and only members can buy products through our website. The personal information that we ask you to provide is no different from what you would provide when creating a user account for an online auction website, and simply means that you don’t have to keep filling in your details again every time you complete a purchase.
We collect information that can identify you, such as your e-mail address, name, home, work or postal address or telephone number. We might also collect demographic information which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites which we may collate and use statistically. We will only collect this information directly from you.
INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN
We do not collect or maintain information from children we know are under the age of 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.
We may ask members to confirm that they are over 18 at the time of joining.
We encourage you to read the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the ausinternationalgroup.com website.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, rent or lease our customer lists to third parties.
We collect and use your personal information to operate our website and deliver the services you require from our website.
We also use your personal information to tell you about other products or services available from ausinternationalgroup.com. We might contact you on behalf of our affiliates or business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the them.
We might also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
In addition, we may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All of those third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services for us, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
We won’t provide your details to anyone else unless compelled or permitted by law, or required by our professional advisors to complete their services to us, such as for auditing or insurance purposes. We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only as necessary to: (a) obey the law or comply with legal process served on us; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of ausinternationalgroup.com; and, (c) act under serious and immediate circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our website, or the public.
We do not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. We do not collect your credit card number or other financial data about you.
As with most websites, we use “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our services or website.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to save you time. The cookie notifies the web server that you have returned to a specific page. When you return to the same page of the website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved and used by you. If you tick a box asking to remember your password, you are probably activating a cookie. You might not be able to use all of the features of our website if you disable cookies.
The DoubleClick cookie: The DoubleClick cookie is used by Google in the ads served on the websites of its partners, such as websites displaying AdSense ads or participating in Google certified ad networks. We use AdSense, so there is a good chance you will gain a Google cookie from our website. When you visit a website like ours and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that your browser. Other advertisers and social network plugins use a similar process.
A DoubleClick cookie helps web applications tailor operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences based on your visit to our and other sites on the Internet. You get to see ads based on your selections in prior visits to our website.
You can opt out of using DoubleClick cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting www.google.com/ads/preferences/. For non-AdSense ads, you can opt out by visiting www.aboutads.info, or go directly to the advertiser’s website and check their settings.
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
If you are concerned that the information, we hold about you needs to be updated, please update your membership details by logging in, or contact us at www.ausinternationalgroup.com and letting us know what details you would like to have updated.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We are careful with your personal information and secure it from unauthorised access, use or disclosure to the best of our ability.
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