Instrument Works Pty Ltd ACN 160 000 957, trading as Instrument Works, whose registered office is at 43 Philpott St, Marrickville 2204, Australia., (‘IW’, ‘our’, ‘we’ or ‘us’) the operators of www.instrument-works.com website (‘Website’) are committed to respecting your privacy and recognising your need for appropriate protection and management of personally identifiable information or other personal information you share with us, including any personal information about you or by which you can be identified, such as your name, address, telephone number, photographs, credit card information, birth date, gender, occupation and personal interests (‘Personal Information’).
IW will ensure that your Personal Information is treated in a manner in compliance with the National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). This Act provides a framework to ensure that Personal Information is collected and handled properly and gives individuals the right to know what information is held about them. Please see www.privacy.gov.au for more information.
What is Personal Information?
The Personal Information we collect and its use is further detailed below.Where you have consented to receive emails or you have subscribed to the Website or in respect of any services, if you do not want to be contacted in the future about any promotional or marketing offers, please let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will stop sending you any promotional emails.Information that may be collected about youThere may be times (such as when you register to receive catalogues, newsletters, or to participate in competitions, user reviews, contests, or promotions, etc) at which we ask you to provide certain Personal Information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, birth date, gender, occupation, personal interests, etc.Whether or not to provide such information is completely your own choice. But if you choose not to provide this information we request, you may be unable to access certain services, offers and content on our website.We may also collect, and our third party providers of advertisements and content may collect certain user information such as information relating to computer location, URL and IP address and domains, your browser type, the country and telephone area code where your computer is located, the pages of our Website that were viewed during your visit, the advertisements you clicked on, and any search terms that you entered on our Website. You should be aware that as this site is being monitored, we may collect this information even if you do not register with us and may capture information about your visit that will help us improve the quality of our service.
Children and Minors
IW does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from children and minors. Anyone under the age of 13 will not be knowingly allowed to register for any service on the Website, purchase products or in any service on the Website. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register on the Website or send any Personal Information to us. This is information about yourself, including your name, e-mail or home address, house telephone number, mobile number or other contact details. No one under the age of 13 may provide any Personal Information to the Website or receive any services the Website.
In the event that we become aware or informed that we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.
Minors of 13 years old or older should make sure that they ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet including to IW.
How will we use your information?
Your e-mail information is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes. We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. We use the Personal Information you provide in connection with internal purposes, such as confirming registration, analysing trends and statistics, informing you of our new products, services and offers, and providing you with information from and about the Website, IW or related companies.
If you do not wish to receive emails please let us know by sending us an email at email@example.com.
We may contract with third party companies, sub-contractors, service providers, agents or other persons to provide certain services including data management, web development, promotional services, etc (‘Service Providers’). We call them our Service Providers and we shall be entitled to provide our Service Providers with the information needed for them to perform these services. We also ask our Service Providers to confirm that their privacy practices are consistent with ours. We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purpose of developing new products and services and also for developing the website and in this course of action we may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
From time to time we may provide your Personal Information to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the Website, online experience, products or services (or as the case may be) we provide. We or our Service Providers may contact you by post, e-mail or telephone (or as required) to ask you for your feedback and comments on our Website, products or services. We, our group companies or related third parties may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our Website or any other service or products we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail message to the contact details as indicated below.
Product and Promotional information
When you access certain pages of the Website, purchase products or register for competitions or other service, you will be given the opportunity to receive information from by post, e-mail or telephone, about products, promotions or special offers which we feel may be of interest to you. In the event that you do not wish to be contacted for such purposes, ensure that you tick the appropriate box as you go through the registration or other process. You may unsubscribe from our contact list at any time by replying to a promotional e-mail with the word ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line, by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. When entering any of our contests or prize draws, you will have to provide your name, email address and mailing address and if you win, we will send the prize to the contact address or details provided. As part of entry into a prize draw, competition, contest or other promotion on the Website, you may also be included in our newsletter or subscription list to receive notice of or information on new or updated products, marketing materials, promotions, specials and new additions to the Website. You may unsubscribe from this news list by following the unsubscribe instructions.
Disclosure of information to others
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will try and protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your Personal Information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent access by unauthorised persons and any unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.
Updating your information and your rights to the Personal Information we hold
If you wish to unsubscribe from email newsletters or alerts you may do so at any time by emailing us. We aim to keep any Personal Information we hold up to date, accurate and error free. Please help us to keep your information accurate and up to date by notifying us of any relevant changes in the Personal Information we hold about you. You can also ask us to correct any Personal Information we hold about you. In your request, please specify which information is inaccurate, and what corrections you want us to make.
You have certain rights to see information we hold about you. We will grant your request unless providing you with access would unreasonably impact upon the privacy of others or is not otherwise permitted under the National Privacy Principles. If we refuse to grant your request to access your Personal Information, we will provide you with reasons for the refusal. Information provided as a result of any request for such information may be subject to a small fee to meet our costs in providing you with such details. You may ask us to remove any Personal Information we hold about you. We will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify your Personal Information in accordance with legal obligations.