a. I respect your right to privacy and am committed to safeguarding the privacy of my customers and website visitors. This policy sets out how I collect and treat your personal information.
b. I adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and to the extent applicable, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
c. “Personal information” is information I hold which is identifiable as being about you. This includes information such as your name, email address, identification number, or any other type of information that can reasonably identify an individual, either directly or indirectly.
2. What personal information is collected
a. I will, from time to time, receive and store personal information you submit to my website, provided to me directly or given to me in other forms.
b. You may provide basic information such as your name, phone number, address and email address to enable me to send you information, provide updates and process your product or service order.
c. I may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, when you provide information about your personal or business affairs, change your content or email preference, respond to surveys and/or promotions.
d. Additionally, I may also collect any other information you provide while interacting with me.
e. I do not hold any financial information that belongs to you, however you should be aware that you may be providing financial information to a third party billing service to whom you may be directed at the time of agreeing to a service or purchasing a product on my website. Please ensure that you have thoroughly read their terms and conditions prior to the use of their services, as information provided to a third party is subject to their terms and conditions and not these.
3. How I collect your personal information
4. How I use your personal information
a. I may use personal information collected from you to provide you with information about my products or services. I may also make you aware of new and additional products, services and opportunities available to you.
b. I will use personal information only for the purposes that you consent to. This may include to:
i. provide you with products and services during the usual course of my business activities;
ii. administer my business activities;
iii. manage, research and develop my products and services;
iv. provide you with information about my products and services;
v. communicate with you by a variety of measures including, but not limited to, by telephone, email, sms or mail; and
vi. investigate any complaints.
c. If you withhold your personal information, it may not be possible for me to provide you with my products and services or for you to fully access my website.
d. I may disclose your personal information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, legal proceedings or in response to a law enforcement agency request.
e. If there is a change of control in my business or a sale or transfer of business assets, I reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible at law my user databases, together with any personal information and non-personal information contained in those databases.
5. Disclosure of your personal information
6. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the European Union (EU)
a. I will comply with the principles of data protection set out in the GDPR for the purpose of fairness, transparency and lawful data collection and use.
b. I process your personal information as a Processor and/or to the extent that I am a Controller as defined in the GDPR.
c. I must establish a lawful basis for processing your personal information. The legal basis for which I collect your personal information depends on the data that I collect and how I use it.
d. I will only collect your personal information with your express consent for a specific purpose and any data collected will be to the extent necessary and not excessive for its purpose. I will keep your data safe and secure.
e. I will also process your personal information if it is necessary for my legitimate interests, or to fulfil a contractual or legal obligation.
f. I process your personal information if it is necessary to protect your life or in a medical situation, it is necessary to carry out a public function, a task of public interest or if the function has a clear basis in law.
g. I do not collect or process any personal information from you that is considered “Sensitive Personal Information” under the GDPR, such as personal information relating to your sexual orientation or ethnic origin unless I have obtained your explicit consent, or if it is being collected subject to and in accordance with the GDPR.
h. You must not provide me with your personal information if you are under the age of 16 without the consent of your parent or someone who has parental authority for you. I do not knowingly collect or process the personal information of children.
7. Your rights under the GDPR
a. If you are an individual residing in the EU, you have certain rights as to how your personal information is obtained and used. I comply with your rights under the GDPR as to how your personal information is used and controlled if you are an individual residing in the EU;
b. Except as otherwise provided in the GDPR, you have the following rights:
a. to be informed how your personal information is being used;
b. access your personal information (I will provide you with a free copy of it);
c. to correct your personal information if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
d. to delete your personal information (also known as “the right to be forgotten”);
e. to restrict processing of your personal information;
f. to retain and reuse your personal information for your own purposes;
g. to object to your personal information being used; and
h. to object against automated decision making and profiling.
8. Security of your personal information
a. I am committed to ensuring that the information you provide to me is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
b. Where I employ data processors to process personal information on my behalf, I only do so on the basis that such data processors comply with the requirements under the GDPR and that have adequate technical measures in place to protect personal information against unauthorised use, loss and theft.
9. Access to your personal information
a. You may request details of personal information that I hold about you in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), and to the extent applicable the EU GDPR. If you would like a copy of the information which I hold about you or believe that any information I hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
b. I reserve the right to refuse to provide you with information that I hold about you, in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act or any other applicable law.
10. Complaints about privacy
a. If you have any complaints about my privacy practices, please feel free to send in details of your complaints to email@example.com. I take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.
a. When you visit my website
When you come to my website (www.katrinakavvalos.com), I may collect certain information such as browser type, operating system, website visited immediately before coming to my site, etc. This information is used in an aggregated manner to analyse how people use my site, such that I can improve my service.
b. Third party sites
My site may from time to time have links to other websites not owned or controlled by me. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship or endorsement or approval of these websites. Please be aware that I am not responsible for the privacy practises of other such websites. I encourage my users to be aware, when they leave my website, to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal identifiable information.
a. What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time. Most Internet browsers support cookies; however, users can set their browsers to decline certain types of cookies or specific cookies. Further, users can delete cookies at any time.
c. What types of cookies do we use?
(i) First-Party and Third-Party Cookies – I use both first-party and third-party cookies on my website. First-party cookies are cookies issued from my domain that are generally used to identify language and location preferences or render basic site functionality. Third-party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties, such my service providers. These cookies may be required to render certain forms within my website.
(ii) Session Cookies – Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used to remember you during the course of your visit to the website, and they expire when you close the web browser.
(iii) Persistent Cookies – Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within the website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. I use these cookies to analyse user behavior to establish visit patterns so that I can improve my website functionality for you and others who visit our website(s). These cookies also allow me to serve you with targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of my site functionality and advertising.
d. How are cookies used for advertising purposes?
e. How are third party cookies used?
f. How do I reject and delete cookies?
Last updated: 13 August 2019