This policy sets out the basis on which The Thomas George Collection of 24/570 Bourke St., Melbourne, Victoria, 3000 (ABN 89 636 567 032) (together with our subsidiaries, our holding company, subsidiaries of our holding company from time to time, collectively called “Thomas George Collection Pty Ltd”, "TGC", or “we”) collects personal information from you and how we process such data.
We are committed to collecting and holding Personal Information in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act).
By visiting our website https://tgcollection.com.au (our "Site”) you accept and consent to the practices set out below.
1.1 For the purposes outlined in Clause 2, we may collect and process the following information about you:
(a) Information you give us - information that you provide us (which may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information and other personal description) by filling in forms on our Site, or by corresponding with us (by phone, email or otherwise), for example:
(i) when you report any problem to us;
(ii) when you use certain features on our Site;
(iii) request any support from us; or
(iv) complete any survey or questionnaire we send you.
(b) Information we collect about you information automatically collected when you visit our Site, for example:
(i) technical information including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your log-in information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
(ii) details of any transactions, purchases and payments you made on our Site; and
(iii) information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse- overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
1.2 We only retain personal information for so long as it is necessary. Personal information may be archived as long as the purpose for which the personal information was used still exists or we are otherwise required by law to retain the personal information.
2.1 We use information held about you for the following purposes:
(a) providing, improving and developing our services;
(b) researching, designing and launching new features or products;
(c) presenting content and information in our Site in the most effective manner for you and for the device you use;
(d) providing you with alerts, updates, materials or information about our services or other types of information that you requested or signed up to;
(e) complying with laws and regulations applicable to us in or outside Australia;
(f) responding or taking part in legal proceedings, including seeking professional advice;
(g) for direct marketing purposes (please see further details in Clause 2.2 below);
(h) communicating with you and responding to your questions or requests; and
(i) purposes directly related or incidental to the above.
2.2 We intend to use your personal information in direct marketing (i.e. offering or advertising products or services by sending the relevant information directly to you).You may opt out any time by contacting us by using the contact details provided below in Clause 10. For the purpose of this Clause:(a) the personal information that may be used in direct marketing are those that you provide to us or we collect from you under Clause 1.1 above;
4.4 We use the following cookies:
6.1 All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.
6.2 Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
6.3 We restrict access to personal information to our employees, service providers and contractors on a strictly need-to-know basis and ensure that those persons are subject to contractual confidentiality obligations.
6.4 We review our information collection, storage and processing practices from time to time to guard against unauthorised access, processing or use.
6.5 Please note however, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk.
7.1 You have the right to:
7.2 You can request access to, and the correction of, your personal information by contacting us using the contact details provided below in Clause 10. Please include your name, email address and/or telephone number and describe your request.
7.3 The provision of access to personal information under Clause 7.1(b) may be subject to an administrative fee to meet our cost in processing your request.
If you think we have breached the Privacy Act or the Australian Privacy Principles, or you wish to make a complaint about the way we have handled your personal information, you can contact us using the contact details provided below in Clause 10. Please include your name, email address and/or telephone number and describe your complaint. We will acknowledge receipt of your complaint and respond to you regarding your complaint within a reasonable period of time. If you think that we have failed to resolve the complaint satisfactorily, we will provide you with information about the further steps you can take.
If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding personal information, please address to:
CEO, 24/570 Bourke St., Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, (or by email), firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated: 01 August 2020