Privacy Policy

I am committed to safeguarding the privacy of my website visitors; this policy sets out how I will treat your personal information.

My website uses cookies. I will ask you to consent to my use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit my website. By using my website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to my use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

(1)      Credit

This document was created using an SEQ Legal template.

(2)      What information do I collect?

I may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a)     information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation);

(b)     information that you provide me for the purpose of registering with me (e.g. News Sign Up); and

(c)     any other information that you choose to send me.

(3)      Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

I [may] use [both] [“session” cookies] [and “persistent” cookies] on the website. [Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.]  [Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.]

I will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. I will use the persistent cookies to: enable my website to recognise you when you visit; and keep track of your preferences in relation to the use of my website.

I use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to my website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites [including this one].

(4)      Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to me via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

I may use your personal information to:

(a)     administer the website;

(b)     improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

(c)     enable your use of the services available on the website;

(d)     send to you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;

(e)     send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;

(f)      send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;]

(g)     send to you [my newsletter and other] marketing communications relating to my business.

(h)     deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;

(i)      keep the website secure

I will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

All my website’s financial transactions are handled through payment services negotiated between me and the user.

(5)      Disclosures

In addition, I may disclose your personal information:

(a)     to the extent that I am required to do so by law;

(b)     in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;

(c)     in order to establish, exercise or defend my legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

(d)     to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in my reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, I will not provide your information to third parties.

(6)      Security of your personal information

I will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

[I will store all the personal information you provide on my secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will be encrypted [using SSL technology].

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

(8)      Policy amendments

I may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes. I may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

(9)      Your rights

You may instruct me to provide you with any personal information I hold about you.  Provision of such information will be subject to:

(a)     the payment of a fee (currently fixed at $15.00); and

(b)     the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, I will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).

I may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.

(10)    Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. I am not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

(11)    Updating information

Please let me know if the personal information that I hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

(12)    Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or my treatment of your personal information, please write to me by email to prmitch10@optusnet.com.au


Disclaimer

(1)      Introduction

 This disclaimer governs your use of my website; by using my website, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, you must not use our website.

My website uses cookies. By using my website and agreeing to the terms of this disclaimer, you consent to my use of cookies in accordance with the terms of my privacy policy.

(2)      Credit

This document was created using an SEQ Legal template.

(3)      Intellectual property rights

Unless otherwise stated, Paul Mitchell owns the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

(4)      Licence to use website     

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages [or samples] from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions below.

You must not:

(a)     republish material from this website (including republication on another website);

(b)     sell, rent or otherwise sub-license material from the website;

(c)     show any material from the website in public;

(d)     reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on my website for a commercial purpose;

(e)     edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or

 (5)      Limitation and exclusion of warranties and liability

Whilst I endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, I do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do I commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, I exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).

Nothing in this disclaimer will: (a) limit or exclude my or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude my or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of my or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of my or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

[To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, I will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.]

[I will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond my reasonable control.]

[I will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.]

[I will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.]

[I will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.]

(6)      Variation

I may revise this disclaimer from time-to-time. The revised disclaimer will apply to the use of my website from the date of the publication of the revised disclaimer on my website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

(7)      Entire agreement

This disclaimer [together with my privacy policy] constitutes the entire agreement between you and me in relation to your use of my website, and supersedes all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

(8)      Law and jurisdiction

This disclaimer will be governed by and construed in accordance with Australian law, and any disputes relating to this disclaimer will be subject to the [non-]exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.

(9)      My details

Paul Mitchell
prmitch10@optusnet.com.au
26 Murray Street, Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, 3013

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