Who we are
Our website address is: https://www.guardianbuyers.com.
What is your personal information?
“Personal Information” is as described in the Privacy Act. Generally speaking, it is any information that can be used to personally identify you, which may include your name, address, telephone number, email address or other details you may provide us. If the information we collect from you identifies you personally or you are reasonably identified by it, the information is considered personal information.
What personal information do we collect and hold?
We may collect your personal information such as your name, address, email or telephone number, facsimile numbers, age or birth date, professional or other additional information that you may provide us directly through our website or indirectly through our representatives from time to time. We collect your personal information directly from you unless it is unreasonable or impracticable to do so.
What is the purpose of collecting your personal information?
We collect personal information about you so that we can perform our business activities and to provide the best possible service to you. This may be for (but not limited to) the following purposes:
- To provide products and services to you;
- To send communications requested by you;
- To provide you with access to restricted parts of our business;
- To conduct business processing functions;
- For administrative, marketing (including direct marketing) planning, product or service development;
- To update our records and keep your contact details up to date;
- To process and respond to any enquiry you may have;
- To process and respond to any complaint you may have.
Who may we disclose your personal information to?
We may disclose your personal information to:
- Our employees, related companies, contractors, franchisees, conjunctional agents or other parties necessary for the purpose of fulfilling our business;
- Suppliers and other third parties with whom we have commercial relationships relative to our business;
- Any organisation for any authorised purpose with your expressed consent.
Do we disclose personal information to non-associated entities?
No, we do not provide your information to any entity that we do not hold a professional business relationship with, for which the business relationship is relevant to your information.
Collection of Data
Our site uses technologies of third-party partners [such as NextRoll] to help us recognise your device and understand how you use our site(s) so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the (products and/or services) that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, [NextRoll/these partners] collect information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to:
- measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s);
Our partners [such as NextRoll] may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason you can use the following third party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest based advertising:
- The NAI’s opt-out platform: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
- The EDAA’s opt-out platform http://www.youronlinechoices.com/
- The DAA’s opt-out platform: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN
How can you correct your personal information?
You may request to update your personal information we hold about you at any time by contacting us (see contact us). Where we hold information that you are entitled to access, we will try to provide you with suitable means of accessing it (for example, emailing it to you). There may be instances where we cannot grant you access to the personal information we hold, for example where it may hold other parties personal information. If this ever occurs, you would be notified of the reasons.
What rights do you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
As our website is linked to the internet, and the internet is generally insecure, we cannot provide any assurance regarding the security of transmission of information you communicate to us online aside from the security embedded in the purchasing process through our relevant shop facilities and provided by such facilities (such as Paypal). Aside from this, any personal information supplied to us online is transmitted at your own risk.
Our website may contain links to other website addresses that are operated by third parties. We make no representations or warranties in relation to the privacy practices of any third party website and we are not responsible for the privacy policies or content of any third party website.