Privacy Policy

This administrates the privacy policy of our website https://www.shoptown.com.au/

About

This Privacy Policy sets forth the information that we may gather about you and how we use that information when you use our website and any products and services that are available on or through our website.


    What data do we collect ?

Personal identifying information you provide to us which may include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other details, as appropriate, when ordering or registering on our website.
We require that you provide us with certain information so that we can provide you with services and products. If you do not provide us with enough information, we may not be able to process your order. Content information that you may provide or generate in connection with using our services as outlined in our Terms of Use. 

By voluntarily providing your personal identifying information, you are consenting to ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au) use of it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You acknowledge and agree that such personal identifying information may be transferred to the services of ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au) and authorized third parties referred to herein.


  Cookies We Use

Cookies are small files placed on your computer that allows us to count the number of visitors that visit our website and distinguish repeat visitors from new ones. They allow us to save user preferences and track trends. They help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also rely on cookies for proper operation of our website.

You can choose to disable cookies through your browser’s settings however, certain features of our website may not function properly. Users who refuse cookies assume all responsibility for any loss of functionality as a result.


 

     Google Analytics Privacy Policy

Our website uses Google Analytics to collect information about the use of our site. They collect information such as how often users visit our site, what pages they visit, and what other sites they have used prior to coming to our site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics to improve our site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address on the date(s) you visit our site, no other identifying information is collected.

Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user. The cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google.


     What we do with your provided information 

  •          To process orders, purchases and/or memberships as described herein or as outlined in our Terms of Use.
  •          To personalize your experience.
  •          To improve our website.
  •          To improve our customer service; and
  •          To send periodic emails.

 


    Data Retention

Your personal identifying information is stored for as long as we need it for business, legal, or tax purposes. for these purposes, your information may be stored electronically, paper form or both. When your information is no longer needed it will be destroyed. 

AND/OR 

Your personal identifying information may be retained for as long as you maintain a membership with ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au). Once your membership is cancelled, expired or otherwise terminated, your personal information will no longer be stored.

Any content information or communication provided or generated in connection with using our services is subject to retention pursuant our Terms of Use.


   How we collect your information 

We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL), encryption technology and industry standard encryption and authentication tools which makes it difficult for anyone to access any information provided to us. In addition, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal identifying information.

Because we use a third-party payment processing company, such as Paypal. Your billing information such as your credit card number, billing address and other payment processing information is not stored or retained by ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au).We have no control over these services. However, we use our efforts to make sure that our third-party billing services use industry standard encryption technology to protect your credit card number from unauthorized use.

However, no internet or email transmission is fully secure. Keep this in mind when disclosing any personal identifying information over the internet.


    Disclosure of your information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal identifying information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing our services to you, so long as those parties agree to keep your personal identifying information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or other rights, property, or safety.

We may also share your personal identifying information because of the sale or merger of business. If this happens you will be notified by email of any changes to the way your personal identifying information is collected and/or used.


     Third-party sites

From time to time we may include, offer, or provide links to third-party sites which are provided solely as a convenience to you. These third-party sites have separate and independent Privacy Policies. ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au) is not responsible or liable for the content of the external sites or the resources linked to the external site and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, activity, or other materials on or available from such external site or resource. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. Please feel free to report your experience by email to info@shoptown.com.au.


     Updating your information

 You may update your information by going to your membership account on ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au) and logging into your account.


     Revoking your consent an opting out

You have the right to revoke your consent for us to use your Personal Identifying Information any time. Opting out will not affect disclosures permitted by law including third-party service providers that provide services for our business such as credit card processing or to any other third party as necessary to fulfill your request. 

If you want to revoke your consent, email us at info@shoptown.com.au. You may opt out of receiving future email correspondence from ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au) by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our email or by emailing info@shoptown.com.au.
If you choose to revoke your consent or opt out ShopTown (www.shoptown.com.au) may not be able to provide our services to you or fulfill your requests for services.