Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit passionfordesign.com.au (the “Website”).

Passion For Design is committed to protecting the privacy of its online users. We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals who use passionfordesign.com.au, except when it is knowingly provided by such individuals. We do not share voluntarily provided, personally identifiable information with any outside organisations or marketers. 

This online Privacy Policy discusses the way that Passion For Design will protect and/or use your personally identifiable information as a user of passionfordesign.com.au. 

Passion For Design believes that privacy on the Web is important, and we encourage you to read this privacy policy carefully so that you will clearly understand our commitment and our method of collecting and using information about online users of passionfordesign.com.au.

By using passionfordesign.com.au, you accept and agree to our privacy practices. Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and your continued use of passionfordesign.com.au means that you accept such changes, so please check this area periodically for updates to this Privacy Policy.

Security

Passion For Design employs and utilises secure web systems in order to protect information contained in or submitted through its websites. However, Passion For Design cannot guarantee that a third party cannot gain access to information provided to passionfordesign.com.au.

Information collection and use

When you visit the Website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address (anonymised), time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Website, we collect information about the individual web pages that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Website, and information about how you interact with the Website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. View Cookies section for more information.

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Website, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. The only service used to log files and view page counts, visits and information is Google Analytics. View Cookies section for more information.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Website.

Cookies

As specified above, Passion For Design collects users browser information, location and page visits through its integration of Google Analytics. If you do not wish us to collect cookies, you may turn off cookies by clicking here and setting the Google Analytics tracking to “off”. Otherwise, set your browser to refuse cookies, or alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of the Website may then be inaccessible or not function properly. IP addresses are anonymised automatically upon agreeing to the use of Cookies via the provided cookie bar at the bottom of the Website. All information, including but limited to a users browsing experience, page visits, time and keywords searched above is shared anonymously with Passion For Design.

To change your cookie settings, click here.

How we use the information you provide

Passion For Design uses the information you provide to fulfil your online request, facilitate customer service and inform you of our programs and events. We do not share, rent or sell visitor’s personal information to third parties, such as marketers.

We do not share any personally identifiable information we may collect in surveys, although we may share aggregated survey results with analysts. The aggregate data cannot be used to identify individuals and participation in the survey is voluntary.

It is possible that we could be forced by law or in response to a subpoena, to disclose personally identifiable user information in response to a search warrant, subpoena, or court order. These kinds of disclosures are highly unlikely, but possible. 

GDPR – Your Rights

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us.

Note: Only information you voluntarily provide us either through but not limited to: polls and surveys (anonymous configuration is used) and/or email, is stored. If you have not submitted any of the methods stated above, then we retain no data stored on you as our listed cookies above are automatically anonymised and do not have any user identifiable information attached. You have the right to submit a request in any case.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil contracts we might have with you (for example if you make contact us through email), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States (server locations).

Data Retention

When you submit a survey, poll, or email us through the Website, we will maintain the information provided by you for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

Web log file data

We collect some basic web log file data about site visitors. This information includes domain names, website traffic patterns, and server usage statistics. This information is used for site management and to improve the content and overall performance of our website.  We do not collect personally identifiable information automatically, but we may tie information collected automatically to your previously submitted personally identifiable information.

Email communication 

Passion For Design does not collect your email address unless you voluntarily submit it to us or choose to communicate with us via email. We do not sell any email addresses. If you email Passion For Design – your message and email address will be forwarded to the appropriate department or program within the practice. Please do not email patient health information, as that information is confidential and should only be discussed with the practice or healthcare provider. You may opt out of receiving Passion For Design emails by clicking on the unsubscribe button on the bottom of the email.

What Passion For Design does about children visiting the website

 Passionfordesign.com.au is not intended for children under the age of 18. We will not knowingly collect information from site visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online. We will use reasonable efforts to delete the child’s information from our databases.

Policy changes

Passion For Design reserves the right to change this policy, without advance notice. We will promptly post any changes.  

Contact Information

Questions about Passion For Design‘s privacy policy may be directed to our contact page, by mail to:

Passion For Design
109 View Street, Bendigo, Victoria, 3550, Australia.

Updated: January 2020

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