‘Personal Information’ is defined in the Privacy Act to mean information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
‘Privacy Act’ means the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended from time to time.
‘Sensitive Information’ is defined in the Privacy Act to include things such as race, sexual orientation, political opinions, members of a trade association or trade union, criminal record or health information.
OVERVIEW OF THIS POLICY
This Policy details how we comply with the Privacy Act, including the Australian Privacy Principles which have been introduced under the Privacy Act.
This Policy does not apply to the collection or use of information about corporations.
We may from time to time review and update this Policy to take into account new laws and technology, our operations and practices. We encourage you to check our website from time to time to ensure that you are aware of our current Policy.
The type of Personal Information we collect and hold includes:
We may at times, subject to this Policy, collect and hold Sensitive Information.
HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION
We generally will only collect such information about you if you voluntarily submit it to us by:
WEBSITE USAGE AND COOKIES
We may collect certain information from you such as:
This information is used by us to administer our website, analyse trends and improve our website, products and services.
REASON FOR COLLECTION, DISCLOSURE & USE
We will not collect Personal Information unless the information is reasonably necessary to:
We may disclose Personal Information to our related entities.
We do not disclose Personal Information to any overseas recipients.
We will not collect Sensitive Information about you unless:
We aim to ensure that the Personal Information we hold is accurate, up-to-date and complete. Please ensure any information you provide is accurate, up-to-date and complete, and notify us if you believe we hold information that is outdated, inaccurate, misleading, irrelevant or incomplete so that it can be corrected.
You are entitled to access your Personal Information held by us.
If you wish to access this information, you must lodge a request for access by contacting the owner by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be provided with access to the information within 30 days of the request (unless unusual circumstances apply).
We are not required to give you access to this information if:
If we do not give you access to the information requested you will receive written notice that explains the reason for the refusal.
AFFILIATE PROGRAM PARTICIPATION
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Softly Studio is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Complaints about alleged breaches by us of the Privacy Act, the Australian Privacy Principles or this Policy can be made by contacting the owner at email@example.com. If you do not consider that your complaint has been adequately dealt with by us, you may make a further complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, which has complaint handling responsibilities under the Privacy Act.