Gift Directory Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993. We treat all the personal information of users of our Site with respect and confidentially and take all reasonable steps to ensure that users’ personal information is stored securely and accurately.
What information do we collect and how is it collected?
In the course of doing business, Gift Directory Ltd may require you to provide certain information if you register with this Site or request products and services. Particulars such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, credit card information and email addresses; depending on the nature of your transaction with us. We also collect information when you participate in contests or surveys, register interest in events and respond to requests for feedback. You may have submitted a posting to a public area of this Site (eg blogs), requested information on a product or service or some other material.
This Site only collects personal information about you with your knowledge.
Any information that personally identifies you may be used by Gift Directory Ltd to
- inform you about our products and services and
- improve the products and services we offer
Gift Directory Ltd as an information company also collects information about businesses. This information about businesses does not include information about individuals at these businesses beyond their commercial activities or beyond what you would voluntarily disclose in the course of Gift Directory’s research activities.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Gift Directory Ltd. This information can include; your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. We may keep track of pages you visit within the Site in order to find out which features and services are the most popular. We use that information to measure the number of visitors to different parts of our Site and, for example, to measure the effectiveness of advertising. This information is used by Gift Directory for the operation of service, to maintain the quality of service and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Gift Directory Site.
We do not sell information that identifies you personally.
Methods used to collect this information may include “cookies” and “Google analytics”. Cookies help personalize your online experience.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. Being uniquely assigned to you; their purpose is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.
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 compromise your ability to use certain features of this Site.
You may ask to see any information we hold about you and we will provide it as long as we have such information and can readily retrieve it. You may also ask us to correct any incorrect information we hold about you.
How we use your information
Gift Directory Ltd collects and uses your personal information to operate the Gift Directory Site and deliver the services you have requested.
Gift Directory Ltd also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Gift Directory Ltd and its affiliates. We may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. We may use the information you provide us to send you e-mail, fax and other communications on behalf of Gift Directory. All email newsletters will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of receiving future issues of the newsletter. All promotion offers will include an opportunity to opt out of receiving future promotions from the brand whose product/service is being promoted.
We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.
In addition, Gift Directory Ltd may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, or provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Gift Directory Ltd, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Gift Directory Ltd does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Disclosure of personal information to third parties
Gift Directory Ltd Site may provide your personal information to others to
- provide our Services for you and others
- send you bills (if applicable) and recover any money you owe
- keep you informed of, and conduct, sales and marketing activities in relation to services available to, or planned for, you from us and other people
We may disclose information about you or your use of the Site and/or Services without your prior permission if we believe that such action is necessary to:
- conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process, or to help maintain the law
- protect our rights or property or those of our related companies
- act to protect our interests or those of our, customers or others.
We do not sell, rent or lease our visitor or customer information to third parties.
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