Harlequin International Group Pty Ltd respects your privacy and is committed to keeping your personal information safe and secure. Any information that you provide to us will not be released, sold or rented to any entities or individuals outside of Harlequin International Group Pty Ltd - unless ordered by a court of law. By submitting an enquiry, order or request with Harlequin International Group Pty Ltd, you authorise us to add you to our database and may receive, from time to time, details of new products, sales, promotions, giveaways and our newsletter.
This privacy statement (this "Statement") discloses the privacy practices for Harlequin International Group Pty Ltd - www.schoolbags.com.au (the "Website") - what information we gather, how we use it and how to correct or change it. This Statement only addresses our activities from our servers. Other sites (including those to which the Website links and third party sites or services with which www.schoolbags.com.au is connected) may have their own privacy policies and practices, which we do not control.
General Privacy Information
Our website, schoolbags.com.au, links to partners, advertisers and third party Internet sites and services that may collect data in connection with sweepstakes, promotions, e-commerce, etc. They each have separate privacy and data collection practices; independent of schoolbags.com.au and schoolbags.com.au has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily and publicly disclose personal information on any online service or website - for example on message boards, through email, or in chat areas - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Further, while we strive to protect your personal information, schoolbags.com.au cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.
Use of Information
Contacting This Website
If you have any questions about this Statement, the practices of schoolbags.com.au with respect to personal information or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Anyone who participates in interactive activities (chat, message boards, contests, store purchase, Club Harley membership program) on schoolbags.com.au may be asked to register for a free guest ID and password or to complete subscription registration for a member ID and password. We use customer contact information from this registration form to send the user information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary for customer service reasons. Unique identifiers, such as member ID and passwords, are collected to verify the user's identity and for use as account numbers in our record system.
Our online surveys ask visitors for their email address and demographic information. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site, showing them content and promotional offers that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. This information is shared with advertisers only on an aggregate basis. We may use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about our company and promotional material from schoolbags.com.au or some of our partners. Users may opt out of receiving future mailings.
We run contests on our site in which we ask visitors for member ID and password. We use contact data from our contests to send users information about upcoming contests and promotional offers. On occasion we will email customers promotional material from some of our partners. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary for winner notification and prize delivery confirmation. The majority of the contests that we offer are hosted on the schoolbags.com.au server; however, there may be cases in which a third party sponsor will host the contest and collect user information. In those cases, we urge users to review the privacy statement of the third party site. Users may opt out of receiving future mailings.
Our newsletter is to share content information about our site with interested users. Users may cancel their free email subscriptions by following the simple instructions at the bottom of each newsletter or email.
Our website, schoolbags.com.au utilizes a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. All user contact information is contained behind a "firewall". Credit card numbers are not stored in our systems in accordance with the highest of PCI-DSS standards. When purchasing from schoolbags.com.au your financial details are passed through to a secure server using the latest 256-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. If you choose to modify your personal information or you have forgotten your password, you may do so by visiting the schoolbags.com.au member page. You will be required to submit a valid member ID and password for authentication before you will be able to modify your file. Because password and credit card information has been encrypted, it is completely invisible, including our customer service team. If you desire to change your password, the customer service representative will reset to a new one after you have properly identified yourself.
For more information about the National Privacy Principles, see the Federal Privacy Commissioner's website: http://www.privacy.gov.au