Personal information collected by Awnings by Design is treated as
confidential and is protected by the Privacy Act 1988. Awnings by Design is owned by
Personal information is information relating to an individual whose identity is
apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion
provided. Awnings by Design respects the privacy of all those who use the services we
provide on this site.
We have a simple policy that we will not wilfully disclose any personal information
regarding our users without first obtaining their permission, unless required
By using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of your
information as outlined in this policy and to our Terms and Conditions of Use.
Data that indirectly identifies users is gathered during interactions with the Oz
Awnings Web Site in the following circumstances:
It is necessary that your web browser provides your machines network address,
so the web server can address its replies back to the correct machine. In
addition, the browser type and operating system information may be recorded.
Navigation and Click-Stream Data
Browsing any web site generates a trail of pages visited, the amount of data
transferred and the time of access. This information is recorded against the
network address supplied by your web browser.
It is a necessary part of electronic mail that a sender and receiver address is
supplied. These are recorded as well as a message identifier, amount of data
and the time. The address you supply as sender is only a pseudonym and may
possibly bear no relation to your real name, so is not considered as directly
When you e-mail us:
* We will record your e-mail address;
* We will only use your e-mail address for the purpose for
which you provided it;
* It will not be added to a mailing list;
* We will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose;
* We will not disclose it without your consent except where Oz
Awnings may be required by law to disclose certain information.
Should you decide to use an online form, such as one used by Awnings by Design
* We will record your name, e-mail address, street address,
telephone number, occupation, company and area of interest;
* We will only use this information for the purpose for
which you provided it;
the information will not be added to a mailing
* We will not disclose this information without your consent
except where Awnings by Design may be required by law to disclose certain information.
We will, at your request, provide you with access to any information which we
have collected about you through this website in accordance with Information
Privacy Principle 6, Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). To gain access to this information
you should contact us (see details below). If you believe that any information
is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, please contact us and we will revise
the relevant information in accordance with Information Privacy Principle 7,
Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
Security of Information
Your personal information will not be released unless the law requires or
permits it or your permission is given. We provide a secure environment and a
reliable system but you should be aware that there may be inherent risks
associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. For those who
do not wish to use the Internet, Awnings by Design provides alternative ways of
obtaining and providing information.
Data Storage, Retention, Use and Disclosure
The data referred to above is generated by the systems you are accessing, and
stored in system logs. These logs are preserved and archived for possible
The data is used by Awnings by Design Web Site software, and by our support staff,
* Web site and systems administration, including monitoring
as a security measure;
* Customisation of the web site to meet your needs;
* Evaluation, research and development.
The data collected will not be disclosed to a third party except where it is
legally required, such as in the investigation of a criminal offence, and in
compliance with a search warrant or subpoena.
made available on this site so that you remain aware of the data we collect,
how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.
Who to Contact
The Awnings by Design contact on privacy matters is:
Awnings By Design Pty Ltd 10A McCully St Ascot Vale, Victoria 3032