On December 21, 2001, new legislative provisions came into force within Australia which govern the way organisations hold and handle personal information.
Winch Websites respects the privacy of every individual who visits its Web sites and uses its services. This privacy statement provides notice of the standards and terms under which Winch Websites protects the privacy of information supplied by visitors to sites on the World Wide Web that are owned and operated by Winch Websites including http://winchwebsites.com.au. This privacy statement provides notice of our information collection practices and of the ways in which your information may be used. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically to review this information.
2. Personally Identifiable Information.
Winch Websites typically receives specific data about its Web site visitors only when such information is provided voluntarily, such as when our visitors request information, purchase or enroll for services, provide resume information for employment opportunities, or send us e-mail. Of course, some of these activities require that you give us information, such as when you make a purchase, use a credit card or electronic payment service to pay for Winch Websites services, submit your resume, or request certain types of information.
We collect the following types of information about you.
When you provide personally identifiable information to Winch Websites through one of our Web sites, it will be used to fulfill your specific request. However, Winch Websites reserves the right, in its discretion, to send you bulletins and other important information about your Winch Websites services.
Winch Websites does not store your personally identifiable information online.
Winch Websites will not sell, trade, or otherwise disclose your personally identifiable information unless we are authorised or legally required to do so, or in the case of imminent physical harm to any person.
3. Credit Card Payments via PayPal Australia Pty Limited.
Winch Websites utilises the services of the PayPal Credit Card Payment Gateway (http://paypal.com.au). PayPal does not permanently store any information relating to any of the data entered into it when you authorise payment by credit card.
4. Non-Personally Identifiable (Generic) Information.
In general, Winch Websites gathers some generic information automatically. Generic information does not reveal the identity of the visitor. It usually includes information about the Internet address assigned to your computer, the number and frequency of visitors, and the Winch Websites sites visited. Winch Websites gathers this information for the limited purpose of determining customer service and Web site needs. We accomplish this by using certain technologies, including "cookies" (a technology that can be used to provide the visitor with tailored information about Winch Websites services). Winch Websites does not combine information collected in this way with any personally identifiable information. You can set your Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and you can refuse it. However, refusing some cookies may make it impossible to use or navigate the Winch Websites Web site properly.
5. Your Winch Websites Hosted Web Site
6. Exceptions and Limitations.
Notwithstanding the foregoing and in compliance with applicable laws, Winch Websites (i) cooperates fully with state, local, and federal officials in any investigation relating to any content (including personal or private electronic communications transmitted to Winch Websites) or purported unlawful activities of any user of the Winch Websites Service, and (ii) takes reasonable measures to protect its proprietary rights. For the limited purposes of accomplishing such cooperation and measures and in compliance with applicable laws, Winch Websites may be required to disclose personally identifiable information.
In addition, Winch Websites may elect to monitor the areas of communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate Winch Websites' business; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of Winch Websites or others.
7. Sale or Transfer of Winch Websites' Stock or Assets.
In connection with the potential or actual sale or transfer of any of its interest in http://winchwebsites.com.au, and other sites owned by Winch Websites, and any of the assets or stock of Winch Websites, Winch Websites reserves the right to sell or transfer your information (including, but not limited to, name, address information, and other information you provided to Winch Websites) to a third party that (i) concentrates its business in Web hosting or communication products or services; (ii) agrees to be Winch Websites' successor in interest with regard to the maintenance and protection of information collected and maintained by Winch Websites; and (iii) agrees to the obligations of this privacy statement. To the extent it is practicable to do so, this paragraph shall also apply in the event of any bankruptcy proceedings involving Winch Websites.
In the event that Winch Websites plans to transfer your information to a third party incident to a potential or actual sale of any of Winch Websites' assets or stock, or incident to any bankruptcy proceedings involving Winch Websites, Winch Websites will:
8. Applicable Laws.
AS A MATERIAL CONDITION OF USING THIS WEB SITE OR WINCH WEBSITES, HOSTING SERVICES, OR BOTH, CUSTOMER AND WINCH WEBSITES AGREE THAT THE USE OF THIS SITE IS BOUND AND GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF AUSTRALIA, REGARDLESS OF WHERE CUSTOMER MAY RESIDE, ACCESS THE INTERNET, OR CONDUCT HIS, HER, OR ITS BUSINESS.
MOREOVER, CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT WINCH WEBSITES RECEIVES AND STORES PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ON SERVERS LOCATED EITHER WITHIN AUSTRALIA OR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. FURTHERMORE, CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO SUCH FLOWS OF HIS OR HER PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ACROSS BORDERS FROM HIS OR HER COUNTRY TO AUSTRALIA OR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
SPECIAL NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS LOCATED OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Winch Websites' Web site and services are operated by Winch Websites, an Australian business existing in the State of Queensland, Australia. Winch Websites' site and services can be accessed by visitors and customers from countries around the world. Such countries may have differing laws with respect to Internet communications, the formation of contracts, consumer protection issues, privacy, and the transfer of personally identifiable information.
9. Changes in this Privacy Statement.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, or by means of a notice via email.
10. Contact Us.
Attention: Privacy Officer
40 Dicksons Road
11. Access to Personally Identifiable Information.
12. Sharing of Information.
Winch Websites website does not collect the names, contact details and/or any personal information from any specific visitor to this website without the consent of the said visitor.
Particulars and details contained in information sent to Winch Websites from the Contact us, Support and Ordering sections on this website remain confidential and protected.