1. What Personal Information does dstore collect?
The types of personal information that dstore records will depend on your usage of our site. If you carry out a transaction online or send us an email, dstore will record information that may differ from the information dstore collects if you simply visit our site.
- Purchasing products or services:
If you purchase products or services or apply to become a dstore customer, dstore requires you to provide certain details so that we can establish an account and provide you with the product or service. This includes details such as your name and contact information, or in the case of businesses, information about the company, department or association making the purchase or setting up the account. dstore requires this information to help us process and manage your account.
dstore also requests information to help us assess your credit worthiness (if applicable). Further details about this can be found in the terms and conditions for the product or service you are purchasing. If you purchase a product or service dstore also requires your credit card details in order to process the purchase. dstore may also request information about you in order to help you decide which product or service would best suit your needs.
- Paying your account online or making other enquiries about your account:
If you pay your account online, dstore requires you to provide your account details and credit card details in order to process the payment. If you make an online query about your account you will be required to provide your account details, password and contact details so that your inquiry can be resolved as soon as possible.
- General requests:
You can use the online forms for a number of other purposes such as to request further information about other dstore products and services. In order to process your request, we will require you to provide us with certain personal information. This includes such details as your name and contact information and information about any existing account. If you send us an email request, we will ask for similar information. We require this information to process your request and to improve the services we provide to you.
When you are carrying out a transaction or simply making a query, dstore may also ask for information such as details about yourself or your company in order that dstore can better tailor its services or products to your needs and to provide you with information about a range of dstore services or products you might be interested in.
dstore may also conduct voluntary surveys or request other voluntary information from time to time. These surveys provide dstore with important information that enables improvement in the types and quality of services offered and the manner in which those services are offered. It will always be clear whether the information requested is mandatory or voluntary.
- Navigation Information:
Each time you visit dstore's web site, anonymous navigation information is collected by our servers. This information includes:
- the type of browser and operating system you are using;
- the address of the referring site (ie the previous site you had visited) and the website you leave our site to visit;
- the date and time of your visit;
- your server's IP address (a number which is unique to the machine); and
- the address of the pages you accessed.
This provides dstore with information about how the web site is used and navigated, including the number of hits, the frequency of visits and the duration of visits to each web page on the site. It does not personally identify individual users unless the user has previously elected to identify themselves by submitting personal information.
2. What Happens with Your Personal Information?
The personal information collected from you at this site is or may be used:
- for credit verification purposes;
- for billing purposes;
- to maintain your account;
- to notify you about other or new services or promotions from time to time;
- to provide customer support;
- in order to provide you with the products, services or information you have requested.
Aspects of these functions may be outsourced to third parties who are only authorised by dstore to use this information for these purposes. dstore may also use its customer database, including information provided by you through this web site, to distribute information about other dstore services and other organisations' services to you. If at any time you no longer wish to receive email or postal communications from dstore or from third parties, you can contact dstore customer service at any time and make an 'opt out' request, as per details at the end of this Statement.
Information collected on this site may also be combined and de-identified to provide dstore with anonymous demographic and usage information. dstore can then use this aggregated information to develop new and/or more appropriate services and products to offer to customers and may also be provided to third parties.
In addition, anonymous navigation information may be used for statistical analysis of the site, for marketing purposes and to tailor the content of the site to the needs of dstore customers. Statistical information is not disclosed in connection with your personal information.
3. Will personal information be given to anyone else?
Personal information collected at this site will only be disclosed to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Statement and with the terms and conditions of any relevant service. You should check the terms and conditions of individual products and services for information about disclosures.
Information collected at this site may be disclosed to third parties where functions are being outsourced. dstore may also disclose personal information to law enforcement agencies, government agencies, courts or external advisors where permitted or required by law.
4. Access and Correction
Once you have registered as a dstore customer, you may access your account details and correct your personal information, by logging into your dstore Customer Account. You can lodge an access request with dstore customer service at any time as per the details at the end of this Statement.
5. Are personal account details safe when being transmitted?
dstore strives to protect your personal information during its transmission. Customer account information provided through this site is held in a secure server environment behind dstore firewalls.
dstore's secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including your name and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. However, while dstore maintains high standards in protecting your security, no transmission over the Internet or storage of information on servers connected to the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure.
6. Are personal account details stored safely
dstore takes reasonable steps to ensure the security of personal information held by it from such risks as loss or unauthorised access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure of data. dstore only permits your details to be accessed by authorised personnel.
7. Links to other sites
dstore provides links on its website to other sites. These sites may have different privacy policies than those of dstore and you are advised to check the privacy policies on those sites.
8. Contacting dstore
dstore is concerned to ensure that your Internet experience is a safe and enjoyable one. If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement you can contact dstore at:
dstore customer service on:
Telephone: 1800 378 673
By email: email@example.com
3/24 Beesley Street
West End QLD 4101
9. Changes to this Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement may change from time to time. Any changes to dstore's Privacy Statement will be highlighted in this area from time to time.
This policy was last updated on August, 2010.