Paula Maidens (the “Company”, “we”, “us”, “our”) respects the privacy of the users of its website, paulamaidens.com and the services provided therein (the “Site”). The Company thus provides this privacy statement to explain what information is gathered during a visit to the Site and how such information may be used.
Use of Information: As a general policy, no personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, or e-mail address, is automatically collected from your visit to the Site. However, certain non-personal information is recorded by the standard operation of the Company’s internet servers. Information such as the type of browser being used, its operating system, and your IP address may be gathered in order to enhance your online experience.
The Site’s various mailing lists, downloads, special offers, contests, registration forms, and surveys may request that you give us contact information such as your name, mailing and/or e-mail address, demographic information such as your age and gender, and personal preference information such as your preferred activities and interests. Information submitted at the time of submission will be used by the Company only as necessary for our legitimate business interests, including without limitation the improvement of our products, services and the contents of the Site. The Company may also share such information with our business and promotional partners to further those interests. Personally identifiable information is never given, sold or leased to any third parties. With your permission, we may use your contact information to send you information about our company, products and services. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings as provided below.
Collecting information when you register with our system: As part of registering with us, we collect personal information about you, to allow you to benefit from the full range of our services. Registration is completely optional and you can choose not to register. Registration information will include submitting your name and email address and will give you the option to receive updates, newsletters or promotional material from us. You may change this preference at any stage by opting out of communication with us.
Credit Card and Bank Details: are only stored for the processing of payment via our payment system Stripe and are encrypted once a payment is processed.
Disclosure: The Company may disclose user information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or unintentionally) with the Company’s rights or property, other users of the Site, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires that disclosure.
Children Age 13 and Under: The Company recognizes the special obligation to protect personally identifiable information obtained from children age 13 and under. As such, if you are 13 years old or younger, the Company requests that you do not use this site, or submit any personal information to the Site or to our Company. If we discover that a child age 13 or younger has signed up on the Site or provided us with personally identifiable information, we will delete that child’s identifiable information from our records.
Facebook Groups and Chat Areas: Guests of the Site are solely responsible for the content of messages they post on any of the Company’s forums, such as chat areas or facebook groups. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these instances. Please take care when using these features and we recommend you to not disclose any personal information in these public forums.
Access to your information: We take your privacy seriously and we will always take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information, which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected and/or you can update the information yourself through your registered account.
All our employees and the contractors who provide services and have access to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us and follow this policy.
Security: Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, our Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit via the internet. By transmitting any such information to the Company, you accept that you do so at your own risk.
Contact Information for Questions, Complaints or Concerns: If you have any complaints, concerns or questions about the Company or about this privacy statement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If we become aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our websites, we will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. If you believe we have breached or not been compliant with this policy please contact us immediately so we can rectify this. You can ready more about Australia’s Privacy requirements via this link https://www.privacy.gov.au/
Contact: If you have any questions regarding this policy, or your interaction with this website, please contact me here: paulamaidens.com/contact