Privacy Policy

 

Effective Date: 01/06/2020

 

PRIVACY POLICY FOR WEBSITE: Embellish Photography


This privacy policy deals with the protection of your privacy while you use our website www.embellishphotography.com.au

We are committed to the protection of your privacy while you use our website.

 

This privacy policy only applies to our website, the website may contain links to other websites or applications, but if that is the case, the privacy policy does not apply to any of those linked websites or applications.

We gather certain information from users of our website and this privacy policy explains what information we collect, how we use it, and your rights in relation to it.

By continuing to use our website you acknowledge that you have had the chance to review and consider this privacy policy, and you acknowledge that you agree to it. This means that you also consent to the use of your information and the method of disclosure as described in this privacy policy. If you do not understand the privacy policy or do not agree to it then please do not use our website.


1. DEFINITIONS

“Company IP” includes, but is not limited to, the contents, layout, design, colours, appearance, graphics and imagery of the website, content and materials as well as all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and other intellectual property contained in our website content and materials.

“Content” means any content, writing, images, audio visual content or other information published on our website.

“Effective Date” means the date that this privacy policy comes into force.

“Goods” means any or all goods provided by or on our website.

“Items” means any and all of the product, goods, services, content and materials collectively.

“Materials” means any materials, information or documentation that we may provide to you in connection with your use of the goods or services or product including documentation, data, information developed by us or owned by us, and other materials which may assist in your use of the goods or services or product.

“Parties” means both you (the user of our website) and us (the owner of the our website) collectively.

“Personal Information” means information that we obtain from you in connection with your use of our website.

“Privacy Policy” means this privacy policy.

“Product” means the website including all pages, all sub pages, all blogs, all forums, all other connected pages and all other connected internet content whatsoever, the home page or main page of which is located at: https://www.embellishphotography.com.au

“Services” means any or all services provided by or on our website.

“Third Party Links” means links or references to websites other than the website, to content other than the content or to materials other than the materials, none of which are controlled by us.

“us”, “we”, our”, “the company” or “the owner” refers to Embellish Photography

“us”, “we”, “our”, “the company” or “the owner” also includes any employees, affiliates, agents or other representatives of Embellish Photography


“you” or “your” refers to the user of the Website.

“your content” means any content posted to or added to the website, content or materials by you or by somebody authorised by you or doing so on your behalf.


2. INTERPRETATION

a. In this privacy policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following rules of interpretation shall apply:

I. Words referring to one gender include every other gender.

II. Words referring to a singular number include the plural, and words referring to a plural include the singular.

III. Words referring to a person or persons include companies, firms, corporations, organisations and vice versa.

IV. Headings and titles are included in this privacy policy for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of this privacy policy.

V. Each party must, at its own expense, take all reasonable steps and do all that is reasonably necessary to give full effect to this privacy policy and the events contemplated by it.

VI. Any obligation on a party not to do something includes an obligation not to allow that thing to be done.


3. TYPE OF INFORMATION AND HOW IT IS COLLECTED

a. When you use the product, we may collect information from you through automatic tracking systems (such as information about your browsing preferences).

b. In addition, we may collect information that you volunteer to us (such as information that you provide during a sign up process or at other times while using our website).

c. In order to access all of the features of our website you are required to register as a user. During the registration process, we collect some of your personal information, in the following manner:

I. We will not collect information that identifies you personally, except when you specifically volunteer that information to us.

II. The information that we will collect from you at registration includes: name, email address, phone number, address

III. By undergoing the registration process you consent to us collecting your personal information, including the personal information described in this clause. You also consent to us collecting any other personal information as well as storing, using or disclosing your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

d. In order to access some specific features of the product, You are required to provide some personal information. During this process, we collect some of your personal information, in the following manner:

I. We will not collect information that identifies you personally, except when you specifically volunteer that information to us when using specific website features. These specific website features might include, but are not limited to:

A. making purchases

B. receiving notifications by text message or email about events and promotions

C. receiving general emails from us

D. commenting on our content such as blogs, articles, photographs or videos, or participating in our forums, bulletin boards, chat rooms or other similar features

II. In addition to any personal information that you are required to provide in order to access these additional website features, in some cases you may be required to provide more specific information. For example, in order to make purchases, You may need to provide credit card information, billing information and postal addresses.


4. COOKIES

a. Cookies are small text files stored on your computers’ hard drive or mobile device through your web browsers when you visit websites and collects information about your browsing behaviour.

b. Cookies do not access information which is stored on your computer.

c. Cookies enable us to tailor our configurations to your needs and preferences, in order to improve your user experience.

d.Like all other users of cookies, we may request the return of information from your computer when your browser requests a web page from our server. Cookies enable our web server to identify you to us, and to track your actions and the pages you visit while you use our website. The cookies we use may last for a single visit to our site (they are deleted from your computer when you close your browser), or may remain on your computer until you delete them or until a defined period of time has passed.

Although your browser software enables you to disable cookies, we recommend that you allow the use of cookies in order to take advantage of the features of our website that rely on their use. If you prevent their use, you will not be able to use all the functionality of our website. Here are the ways we use cookies:

1. to record whether you have accepted the use of cookies on our web site. This is solely to comply with the law. If you have chosen not to accept cookies, we will not use cookies for your visit, but unfortunately, our site will not work well for you;

2. to allow essential parts of our web site to operate for you;

3. to operate our content management system;

4. to operate the online notification form - the form that you use to contact us for any reason. This cookie is set on your arrival at our web site and deleted when you close your browser;

5. to enhance security on our contact form. It is set for use only through the contact form. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser;

6. to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to improve your experience of our site and enable us to increase sales. This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited;

7. to record that a user has viewed a webcast. It collects information in an anonymous form. This cookie expires when you close your browser;

8. to record your activity during a web cast. An example is as to whether you have asked a question or provided an opinion by ticking a box. This information is retained so that we can serve your information to you when you return to the site. This cookie will record an anonymous ID for each user, but it will not use the information for any other purpose. This cookie will last for [three] months, when it will be deleted automatically;

9. to store your personal information so that you do not have to provide it afresh when you visit the site next time. This cookie will last for [90] days;

10. to enable you to watch videos we have placed on YouTube. YouTube will not store personally identifiable cookie information when you use YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode.

 

5. HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS STORED

a. Please note that no systems involving the transmission of information via the internet, or the electronic storage of data, are completely secure. However, we take the protection and storage of your personal information very seriously. We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information.

b. We use appropriate physical, digital, managerial and security systems to store your personal information and to protect it against unauthorised access, destruction or disclosure.


6. COMBINING INFORMATION

a. We may combine, link or aggregate some of your information in order to obtain a better understanding of your requirements. This may enable us to better design pur website and may also assist with our business or administration requirements.


7. HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED

a. We use your personal information to help us improve your experience with our website. We may use your personal information for purposes including but not limited to:

I. order fulfilment.

II. providing customer service to you.

III. marketing and advertising to you including both direct and indirect marketing and advertising and including marketing and advertising about products that may interest you based on your personal preferences or demographics.

IV. advising you about updates to our website or related Items.


8. VULNERABLE USERS

a. We may collect information from specific categories of users who may be particularly vulnerable, including: children and the elderly

b. Information collected from vulnerable users in accordance with this clause is collected for the purpose of understanding the relationship to the client and best preparing the photography session to best deliver on client expectations.

c. Information collected from vulnerable users in accordance with this clause, is collected, used and if applicable, disclosed, in the following circumstances and in accordance with the following procedure: Client information form provided by main client


9. MERGER, RESTRUCTURE OR SALE OF OUR BUSINESS

a. Part or all of our business may be merged, restructured or sold including but not limited to through an ordinary sale of business or of stock, a corporate reorganisation, a change in control, bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings.

b. In the event that such a merger, restructure or sale occurs as described in the preceding sub-clause hereof, we may transfer your personal information, including personally identifiable information, as part of that merger, restructure or sale.


10. INFORMATION YOU RELEASE

You acknowledge and agree that if you publish or submit personal information in publicly accessible sections of our website (such as forums, bulletin boards, chat rooms, or other similar sections), then you are solely responsible for the release of that personal information and We are not liable or responsible in relation to the release of that personal information.


11. EMAIL OPT IN/OUT

If you receive an email from us in relation to our website and would prefer not to receive such correspondence in the future, you may follow the instructions in the email to opt out of future correspondence. You may also contact us, using the details at the bottom of this privacy policy, in order to opt out of future correspondence. We will make all reasonable efforts to promptly comply with your requests. However, you may receive subsequent correspondence from us while your request is being handled.


12. ACCESSING, UPDATING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

a. You have the right to request access to any of your personal information which we are holding.

b. You have the right to request that any of your personal information which we are holding be updated or corrected.

c. In order to request access, an update or a correction to your personal information, you may contact us using the details at the end of this privacy policy.


13. DISCLAIMER REGARDING SECURITY

By continuing to use our website, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy. You acknowledge, agree and accept that no transmission of information or data via the internet is completely secure. You acknowledge, agree and accept that we do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information that you provide to us, and that you transmit such information at your own risk.


14. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

a. We may make changes to this privacy policy at any time in our sole discretion.

b. If we make changes to this privacy policy, unless we obtain your express consent to those changes, then such changes will only apply to any information that we obtain from you after the date that the changes take effect.

c. If we make changes to this privacy policy, your continued use of our website after the date that the changes take effect confirms that you acknowledge, accept and agree to those changes.


15. COMPLAINTS

a. We take customer satisfaction very seriously. If you have a complaint in relation to our handling of your personal information, we will endeavour to handle it promptly and fairly:

I. All complaints should be provided in writing by email, using the contact details at the end of this privacy policy. Describe the nature of your complaint including any relevant dates, people involved, any consequences that have occurred, and what you believe should be done to rectify the issue.

II. We will acknowledge receipt of your formal complaint and indicate the timeframe that you can expect a response. We will endeavour to resolve the complaint as quickly as possible, but if the matter is complex and our investigation may take longer, we will let you know when we expect to provide our response.

III. If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint, you may refer your complaint to the relevant external dispute resolution organisation in your area.


16. CONTACT US

You can contact us about this privacy policy using the following details:

 

Embellish Photography
www.embellishphotography.com.au

info@embellishphotography.com.au
0431 768 710

Embellish Photography