- visit or shop with us at our websites www.bodyassist.com, www.thepick.com.au, www.back2play.com, www.bodyassist.com, www.dickwicks.com.au and the websites of our subsidiaries (our “Site”);
- visit or shop with us at our stores;
- use and contribute to social media;
- otherwise engage in with us such as when you make an enquiry or contact us, or participate in a survey, promotion or competition.
Personal Information Defined
Personal information is information that identifies you, or from which your identity can be reasonably determined, and it can include (but is not limited to) your name, address, email, telephone number, date of birth, and gender.
Personal Information we collect
We collect information about you directly and from other parties, as well as automatically though your use of our Websites (and other instances where we interact). This may include:
- the types of personal information mentioned in section 2;
- information you provide us such as names, payment details, contact details and further details reasonably related the shopping experience;
- information you provide us when using or contributing to social media or our other digital services such as name, email address or social media account details;
- any other information you provide us when you submit an enquiry, email, call or contact us in any way.
Reasons for collection of personal information
We collect and use your information, including your personal information, so that we can:
- assist you with your transactions and shopping experience with us;
- tell you about new products, improve our existing products, services, and general experiences;
- assist with any enquiries you make;
- meet our legal obligations; and
- for other reasons you might reasonably expect us to use your personal information for.
Although you do not have to share your personal information with us, without it we may not be able to provide our products or services to you.
Ways we collect personal information
We may collect personal information about you during your interactions with us including when you participate in those activities set out in section 1.
Cookies and other technologies
You can choose to delete cookies that are already on your computer by going to the “settings” section in your browser – this should provide instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Even if you delete cookies from your computer you can still use our Websites, but your user experience may be affected and some features of the Websites may not function.
Social media and other third party websites
We also use a number of third party websites and social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube. We may use information that you make public when you use these services or platforms. The types of information available for use by us may include images and text relating to us or our products, services and promotions.
You may be able to access other third party websites through our websites. Your use of these third party websites is governed by their own policies. You should make sure that you have read and understood these policies. We may have arrangements in place with those third parties that allows us to collect or have access to the information that you share with them. We will not enhance the information that they hold about you.
Our store (The Brace Shop) has video surveillance cameras that monitor and help to facilitate the safety and security of those premises, our team members, customers and other members of the public. We do not share these recordings with any third party organisations except where we are required to by law. Cameras are not placed in areas of our premises that would unreasonably intrude on the privacy of individuals.
Use of your personal information
We may use your personal information to communicate with you, including to:
- confirm and fulfil orders for purchases you make with us;
- provide you with details about our other offers;
- respond to enquiries you make with us;
- deal with complaints or requests you may inform us of;
We will only use your personal information for direct marketing purposes if you have provided your information to us for that purpose or if you have otherwise consented to us using your information for direct marketing.
If you agree to receive direct marketing communications from us, we may contact you from time to time (such as by mail, telephone, email, SMS, or social media platforms) with information about our products and services as well as those of our business partners, where we think these may be of interest to you.
You can always choose to stop receiving direct marketing communications from us by ‘opting-out’. Our communications with you will include instructions on how to do this, and we will make sure to comply with your request within a reasonable timeframe and as required by all applicable laws.
Analytics and display advertising
We may anonymise and aggregate your personal information with other information. We may do this for use and disclosure of the anonymous data to assist us in determining shopping and purchasing preferences and patterns, and to improve our product and service offerings including as described above.
We may share this anonymised data with our trusted third party providers, including online advertisement networks (such as those operated by Google), social media platforms or other third party services, in order to provide insights about customer behaviour and also to identify and present display advertising to particular target audiences.
Sharing your personal information
In some cases we may need to disclose your personal information to third parties who perform functions or services in connection with our business (such as delivery; product repair or recall; payment processing; marketing; surveys; banking; mailing functions; gateway provision; insurance; document management; information technology services including todata storage, hosting and security; employment matters; for operation of our websites) or where we are otherwise required to do so by law.
We may also disclose your personal information to our related companies, and to other third parties where you have specifically consented to that disclosure.
Overseas disclosure of your personal information
Some of our related companies and third party service providers perform the functions we have engaged them for in overseas location (India).
We will take reasonable steps in the circumstances for any overseas use or disclosure of personal information to be done in a way that complies with privacy laws and relevant data security industry standards.
How do we secure your personal information?
Our websitesOur Websites may contain links to other websites we have no control over and there are always risks in sharing information over the internet. While we take reasonable precautions so that our Websites are hosted and operate securely, you should also take precautions to protect your information. This might include checking that you are accessing a secure server or for the presence of the unbroken key or closed lock symbol generally located either at the bottom left or top right of your browser window. You could also check that your URL is secure by looking for the first characters ‘https’ (rather than just ‘http’).
Credit card details
We are also compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) which is an information security standard for organisations that handle credit card data. This means that when you shop with us, both in-store and online, your credit card details will be handled using secure processes. But you should still exercise caution when shopping online, and never enter any credit card details when contacting us via email or through our website “Contact Us” form as in these instances those details will not be protected by encryption.
Security of your personal information
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information, including from misuse, interference and loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure, including by:
- taking measures to protect the physical security of our premises, document management systems, database and records;
- implementing technical measures, such as computer passwords, data back-up and anti-virus software; and
- taking measures so our team members also adhere to internal information security policies.
We will take all reasonable steps to help keep your personal information accurate and up-to-date. If we no longer need your personal information, we will destroy or de-identify it.
When practicable, you may choose not to identify yourself when dealing with us. You also may elect to use a pseudonym to protect your identity. However, there may be some instances where we are not able to provide our services if you are anonymous or use a pseudonym.
If you become aware that your information has been subject to unauthorised access, use or disclosure, you should contact us immediately.
How do you access and correct your personal information?
You can access, update or correct any of your personal information that we hold about you by contacting our Privacy Team ([email protected]). Please provide us enough information, and proof of identity, so we can respond to your request. We will aim to respond to your request within 30 days. If we refuse to comply with your request, we will let you know why.
If you have any questions or concerns about how we handle your personal information please contact us using the details below:
E-mail: [email protected]
Post: Bodyassist Health and Wellness PTY LTD
PO Box 277
Abbotsford Victoria 3067
If you make a complaint to us about your personal information, we will aim to respond to your complaint within 30 days. Please provide us enough information so we can respond to your question or concern otherwise we may need to ask you for more information which can delay the process.
If you are not happy with our response, please let us know and we will aim to address any further concerns you have. If you remain unhappy with our response, you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commission (OAIC) at www.oaic.gov.au.