Our Commitment to Your Privacy
VetShopAustralia.com.au recognises and values the protection of your personal information.
1. What Information Do We Collect from our Customers?
When becoming a registered customer of VetShopAustralia, you may be asked to supply personal information such as your:
- telephone number; and
- e-mail address.
VetShopAustralia may also conduct surveys or market research and may seek information from you on a time to time basis. These surveys will provide VetShopAustralia with information that allows improvement in the types and quality of the products and service offered to you, and the manner in which those products and services are offered.
2. Personal Identification
Every time you use VetShopAustralia, information is collected by our service. Types of information include:
- The date and time of your visit to our website and program;
- Your IP address;
- The web pages you access; and
- The type of browser and operating system you are using.
The information that will be collected gives VetShopAustralia details about how the website will be used including the frequency and duration of visits, and which web pages you have accessed on our site. The information we collect will not personally identify the individual user.
We will not collect any personal information which may reveal racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or details of health, disability, sexual activity or sexual orientation.
Personal Information via the VetShopAustralia Website
VetShopAustralia may provide you with a username and password or allow you to select your own username and password to access the VetShopAustralia website. You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your username and password at all times.
Your option not to provide your personal information
VetShopAustralia may run competitions or offer added benefits to you and we may ask you to provide us with your personal details for these purposes. Giving this information to us is absolutely optional, however if you do not provide it we may not be able to contact you or give you access to those benefits. Whenever it is optional for you to provide information, we will make this clear to you. Members have the right to opt out of these additional communications and can do so by requesting this in writing to VetShopAustralia.
3. Use and Disclosure of Information
Your personal information, including your e-mail address, will be used for two primary purposes. First it will be used to ensure the proper functioning of the VetShopAustralia website. Secondly, it will be used for marketing, planning, product development and research requirements of VetShopAustralia (including to send you marketing, sales, informational and other communications, including our regular electronic newsletters (don't worry, you can unsubscribe at any time using the link in the email or by emailing [email protected]).
Specifically, VetShopAustralia will not use or disclose or permit the use or disclosure of personal information that could be used to identify an individual member in any circumstances except:
- to ensure the proper functioning of the VetShopAustralia website in relation to the member in question (for example, to confirm membership and acceptance of the Terms and Conditions, to seek the member's views on the operation of the VetShopAustralia Website in order to improve member service, and to communicate promotional offers and special events.
- to provide you with goods or services you order or other information you request.
- VetShopAustralia is required or authorised by law or if it is reasonably necessary to enforce the law or the information is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim;
- there are reasonable grounds to believe that disclosure is necessary to prevent a threat to life or health; or
you have given express consent to VetShopAustralia for a particular purpose.
VetShopAustralia will never sell, distribute, rent, licence, disclose or reveal, share or pass the information onto any third parties, other than those who are contracted to VetShopAustralia to assist VetShopAustralia perform its business functions.
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that all information collected from you that we use or disclose is accurate, up to date, complete and stored in a secure environment accessed only by authorised VetShopAustralia personnel.
Please keep in mind that no information transmitted over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We will endeavour to protect your personal information, however we can not ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from our online products or services. These activities are conducted at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we will use our reasonable efforts to ensure its security.
5. Unsubscribe From The VetShopAustralia Email Database
To unsubscribe from the VetShopAustralia e-mail database, simply login to your account and change your preferences so that you no longer receive our newsletter.
6. How Can I Access, Correct or Update my Information?
You can always access the information and content that you provide to us. If the change to personal information impacts your membership to any VetShopAustralia product or services you will need to login to your account or contact VetShopAustralia with your VetShopAustralia personal information in order to edit your registration information.
If you wish to access or modify personal information that you have provided to us not directly available in your account, please contact us at [email protected].
7. How to Contact Us
If you have any concerns or questions, please contact VetShopAustralia by telephoning 1-300 VETSHOP or send any questions or queries via our email [email protected].
VetShopAustralia reserves the right to modify or amend this Statement at any time.