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The term ‘Phonics Australia’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Unit 2 / 28 Steptoe St , East Bundaberg, QLD, 4670, AU. Our ABN is 71 100 879 525. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
We may change or update this page from time to time. We encourage you to check this page to ensure that you remain happy with any changes made.
When you enter this site, your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie. These are text files that identify your computer to our server. This allows us to improve the speed and reliability of this Site to provide you with a better service. Cookies themselves do not identify individual users and are not used to collect or store personal information about you. You may disable cookies by modifying your internet browser settings. However, if cookies are disabled, this Site may not function as intended and we accept no liability to you for any dysfunctions.
Cookies allow your browser to utilise some of the features of our websites. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. You consent to us allowing third parties to place and read cookies on your browser or use web beacons or similar technologies to collect information in connection with the Google Certified Shops program. Most web browsers are set by default to accept cookies. If you reject cookies you will be unable to take advantage of some of the features of our websites. To the extent this information does not constitute personal information, the Privacy Act is not applicable, and we may use this information for any lawful purpose.
Phonics Australia has made all reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorised access to personal information, maintain data accuracy and ensure appropriate use of any personal information. However, you acknowledge that the internet is inherently insecure, and Phonics Australia cannot prevent and is not responsible for, interception or "hacking" of information transmitted through this Site by unauthorised third parties.
The personal information we may collect about you includes (but is not limited to) your name, delivery address, your contact details including email, occupation or position held, transaction information and other information which may assist us in conducting our normal business and providing and marketing of our products and services. In certain circumstances we collect financial information, including your credit card information where appropriate. By law we are required to delete or destroy any credit card details once your transaction has been approved and finalised.
We may also collect information about you that is not personal information. For example, we may collect data relating to your activity on our websites via tracking technologies such as cookies, or we may collect information from you in response to a survey, promotion or competition. We generally use this information to report statistics, analyse trends, administer our services, diagnose problems, and to target and improve the quality of our products and services.
We generally advise that you do not publish or communicate personal information, or at least limit the personal information that you publish or communicate, to the public via our services, such as in any forums, blogs or anywhere that user generated content can be uploaded. We cannot control any third party collection or use of your Non-Confidential Information that is publicly available.
We may collect your personal information when you request or acquire a product or service from us, register with us as a subscribed member, subscribe to our newsletter, complete a survey or questionnaire, enter a competition or event, participate in our social media services including blogs and forums or when you communicate with us via electronic means such as email.
The primary purpose for which we collect information about you is to conduct our normal business services and functions, provide and market our products and services to you, meet our legal or regulatory obligations, and also for the management of business transactions entered into with us and the administration of any accounts you have with us.
If you do not provide us with all or some of the information that we request, we may not be able to provide you with our products or services that you have requested. For example, if you do not register as a member of a website, you will not be able to access features or services that are reserved for members or subscribers only such as newsletters, product promotion and reviews and discounts.
In addition to the primary purpose outlined above, we may use your personal information we collect, and you consent to us using your personal information:
We may disclose your personal information, and you consent to us disclosing your personal information, to third parties:
You will be given the opportunity to "opt out" from receiving any electronic communications from us or from third parties that send you in accordance with the Privacy Act and other applicable privacy laws. For example, you will be given the option to unsubscribe to emails or newsletters sent by us.
We are fully committed to ensuring that any of your information is secure. In order to prevent any unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedure to safeguard and secure any online personal information we collect.
However, you acknowledge that the security of online transactions and the security of communications sent by electronic means or by post cannot always be guaranteed. You provide information to us via the internet or by post at your own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for misuse, interference or loss, or unauthorised access, modification or disclosure in respect of your personal information where the security of the information is not within our control. If you suspect any misuse, interference or loss, or unauthorised access, modification or disclosure in respect of your personal information, or any other privacy breach please contact us and notify us immediately.
Subject to the exceptions set out in the Privacy Act and other applicable privacy laws, you may request to access, update or correct any personal information we hold. We will require you to verify your identity and to specify the information that you wish to access, update or correct.