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PRIVACY POLICY

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PORT MACQUARIE HASTINGS HERITAGE - PRIVACY POLICY

 

This privacy policy has been compiled to inform you about how Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage collect and use the information you provide.

 


Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage regards customer privacy as an important part of our relationship with our customers. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact us at mitch@pmheritage.com.au.

What personal information we collect

 

We lawfully collect personal information that is necessary for our business to function and may include:

 

  • Name, company, address and contact details.

  • Payment card data.

  • Data from customer surveys, subscriptions or newsletters.

  • Data from Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage’s social media and other digital platforms.

 

We may collect other information to assist you with your walking tours including but not limited to, passport number, driver’s license or other government-issued identification number, date of birth, gender, arrival and departure locations and times, airline, hotel or car rental information and other related travel information. (this is to cover all bases)

 

We will not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 and believe he or she has disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us at mitch@pmheritage.com.au. If a user is under 18, unless consent is obtained from the parent or guardian, they are not allowed to provide us with personal information. A parent or guardian of a child may review and request deletion of such child’s personally identifiable information as well as prohibit the use of that information.



 

How we use your information
 

 

We use the information we collect for the purpose disclosed at the time of collection or otherwise as set out in this Privacy Statement. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose without first seeking your consent, unless authorised or required by law. Generally we will only use your personal information:

 

  • To maintain your relationship as a customer of Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage 

  • To provide the products and services you have requested from Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage

  • To report to relevant authorities about the tours we conduct, if required by them

  • To administer and manage those products and services

  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

  • To answer your enquiry

  • For marketing of products and services you have shown interest in and only with your explicit prior consent


 

Retention of Data

 

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

 

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

 

Transfer of Data

 

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

 

If you are located outside Australia and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Australia and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

 

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.
 

Agents and third party software

 

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage may use from time to time agents, social media and/or other cloud based software to market and/or manage our business. These third party companies, example, HubSpot, Bookeo, PayPal, Stripe, Facebook, Twitter etc, use social media features and widgets (such as “Like” and “Share” buttons/widgets) which are provided and operated by them and either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website or mobile application. Such features may collect information such as the page you are visiting on our website/mobile application, your IP address, and may set cookies for the proper functioning of features.

 

If you are logged into your account with a third party company, then the third party may be able to link information about your visit to and use of our website to your social media account with them. Your interactions with the social media features may be recorded by the third party. In addition, the third party company may send us information in line with their policies, such as your name, profile picture, gender, friend lists and any other information you have chosen to make available, and we may share information with the third party company for the purposes of serving targeted marketing to you via the third party social media platform. You can manage the sharing of information and opt out from targeted marketing via your privacy settings for the third party social media platform.

 


Your interactions with these social media features and widgets are governed by the privacy policy of the third party company providing them. For more information about the data practices of these third party companies, please refer to their privacy policy directly.

 


Payments

 

We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

 

We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.

 

The payment processor we work with is PayPal which is intergated onto our shopping page developed within WIX to process customer registration and payments at [Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage webpage for payment].

 

For more information about the privacy practices of PayPal, visit their privacy policy page at https://www.paypal.com/au/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

 

International Visitors and Customers

 

Your personal data is important to us. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) puts you in charge of your personal data.

 

When visitors browse our Site, or engage in communications with us, we may collect and control Browser Information, Support Information, and Contact Information submitted using any messaging features.

 

We use this information to provide our Services, improve and personalise our Services, and provide support if needed.

 

We may deliver and personalise our communications with visitors. For example, we may notify a visitor by email or other means when we are offering a promotion, or invite the recipient to participate in a survey. At any time, you can follow a link provided in every email message to unsubscribe from that mailing list or email service.

 

We understand that you have rights over your Personal Data, and provide reasonable steps to allow you to access, correct, amend, or delete your Personal Data. This includes the right to withdraw, at any time, your consent for our collection and use. Visitors are able to update many types of collected Personal Data directly within their accounts. Please contact us if you are unable to access or otherwise change your Personal Data within your account.

 

Personal data

 

If you have requested to be on our mailing list you may at any time decline any further marketing communications. You may also at any time ask to be removed from our mailing list.

 

Customers have the following rights in respect of their personal data:

 

  • Access to personal information and request a copy of such information, subject to law.

  • Request correction and updating of personal data. 

  • Demand the deletion of personal data, subject to law. 

  • Withdraw a consent to process personal data, subject to law. 

 


We reserve the right to reject any requests in respect of processing personal data which are of a harassing or repetitive nature, which require disproportionate technical measures, which impact the protection of other customers’ personal data, or where it would be disproportionately resource-demanding or highly complicated to accommodate the request.
 
We protect personal data from unauthorised disclosure. Only Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage persons/employees/agents who require access to the personal data in connection with their job function have access to this data. In some cases, Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage may be required by law or by the order of a public authority to transfer personal data. 

 

In certain instances where it is required by law, we may disclose Non-Personal Information or Personal Information when such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal-related processes, enforce contract terms, respond to or resolve any claims (including valid consumer complaints), or otherwise protect the safety or rights (including intellectual property rights) of Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage, our customers, consumers, or the general public.
 

Cookies

 

Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage uses cookies. Cookies are used for personal settings, website functionality and targeted marketing. In your browser you can delete cookies, or set the browser to request your permission to accept cookies.
 
Changes to this Privacy Policy.

 


It may be necessary for us to review and revise our Privacy Policy from time to time. An amended version will be posted on our website: at https://www.pmheritage.com.au/.


 

Contact Us

 

If you would like any further information, or have any queries in relation to this Privacy Policy or our information handling practices in general, please contact us at mitch@pmheritage.com.au.

 

[August 2019]

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Port Macquarie Hastings Heritage

Mitch McKay 

Heritage Consultant in the North Coast of New South Wales Australia

a/ PO Box 9495, Port Macquarie, NSW 2444

t/ +61 447 429 016

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