Shopper Intelligence Australia recognises that your privacy is very important to you and we are committed to protecting your personal information.
Collection of personal information
Shopper Intelligence Australia collects both personal information and anonymous information. We collect personal information about you and your interactions with us, for example, when you visit one of our websites.
When referring to information collection and websites “Shopper Intelligence Australia” also covers the following websites:
Shopper Intelligence Australia also collects information based on your use of our websites. Your web browser automatically provides us with the type of browser you are using, when you visited Shopper Intelligence Australia, your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, etc), the address of the website that directed you here, your server’s IP address and which pages you viewed.
We will not combine information collected from your browser or device with personal information you have submitted without your prior consent. We only use this information for statistical and internal purposes including improving the functionality of Shopper Intelligence Australia’s websites.
From time to time Shopper Intelligence Australia will invite you to participate in surveys. These surveys are designed to ensure that our products are as relevant to you as possible. Shopper Intelligence Australia will always advise if the survey is anonymous or if your participation will be linked to you in any way.
What do we do when we get information we didn’t ask for?
Where we receive unsolicited personal information about you we will check whether that information is reasonably necessary for our functions or activities. If it is, we’ll handle this information the same we do with other information we seek from you. If not, we’ll ensure we do the right thing and destroy or de-identify it.
Use of personal information
Shopper Intelligence Australia will use personal information provided to it for our primary purposes and secondary purposes. By agreeing to this policy, you consent to Shopper Intelligence Australia using your personal information for the following:
- Answering direct enquiries
- Informing you of new products which may be of interest to you
- Providing customer service
- Complying with legal obligations where necessary
- Allowing us to run our business and perform administrative and operational tasks, such as:
- Training staff;
- Developing and marketing products and services;
- Risk management;
- Systems development and testing, including our websites and other online channels; and
- Undertaking planning, research and statistical analysis.
- Billing and account management
- Improving our products, services and websites
- Improving our marketing and promotional efforts
- Improving the accuracy of the personal information we hold
Personal information will not be used for any other purpose without the consent of its provider unless Shopper Intelligence Australia is required by law to disclose that information. Shopper Intelligence Australia may be required to disclose personal information to third parties in order to provide a service that you requested.
Other than in circumstances such as these, Shopper Intelligence Australia will not disclose personal information provided, such as name, address, email address or telephone number to any organisation or person outside Shopper Intelligence Australia unless the provider has authorised Shopper Intelligence Australia to do so.
We may also use your personal information to get a better understanding of your needs. Unless you tell us otherwise, we may use this information to bring you products and services which we believe will benefit you and your business. Upon receiving new products and services for the first time, you will be given the option to opt out immediately or receiving future offerings of the item in question.
Exchanging your personal information
Generally, Shopper Intelligence Australia uses systems located within Australia. However from time to time your information may be accessed by contractors located overseas. We may also exchange your information with third parties to whom we outsource certain functions, such as data quality management and technical improvements.
Where your information is sent overseas, it is likely to be one of the following countries:
- United Kingdom
- United States
When your information is sent overseas, Shopper Intelligence Australia will take appropriate steps to ensure data handling and security arrangements are in place in line with Australian privacy legislation.
- That has been collected from you in circumstances where:
- You have provided consent to do so; or
- It is within your reasonable expectations; or
- Where it is impracticable to obtain your consent;
- That has been collected from any third party in circumstances where:
- You have provided consent to do so; or
- It is impracticable to obtain your consent.
In each direct marketing communication, we will include:
- A statement appearing on the relevant piece of marketing material notifying you of your right to Opt Out from further direct marketing communications; and
- Simple means for you to Opt Out of receiving further direct marketing communications of that kind.
Should you choose to opt out, we will stop using your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Shopper Intelligence Australia will not use your sensitive information for direct marketing purposes.
Shopper Intelligence Australia may use anonymous information collected from you for internal purposes including improving our products and services.
Links to other websites
Shopper Intelligence Australia provides links to other websites when we consider you may be interested in the content of those sites. This in no way constitutes an endorsement of those sites or their content and Shopper Intelligence Australia has no control over the conduct of the companies or organisations operating those sites. Before you disclose any personal information to such a site we advise you to check its terms and conditions, including it privacy and security policies.
Shopper Intelligence Australia use of “cookies”
Google’s collection of information
Shopper Intelligence Australia uses Google Analytics. This program utilises a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data.
Storage and security of your details
Shopper Intelligence Australia takes all reasonable steps to keep any information that it possesses about you is secure. We encourage you to play an important role in keeping your personal information secure.
Accessing your information
Shopper Intelligence Australia takes reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information we collect and use is complete, relevant and up-to-date. However, the accuracy of the personal information we receive depends to a large extent on the information you provide.
Making a complaint
If you have a concern about your privacy you have a right to make a complaint and we’ll do everything we can to put matters right.
To lodge a complaint, please get in touch with us using the contact details provided below. Shopper Intelligence Australia will review your complaint and endeavour to resolve it immediately.
We acknowledge every complaint we receive and provide contact details of the investigator. We keep you updated on the progress we’re making towards resolving your issue.
Usually, it takes only a few days to resolve a complaint. However, if we’re unable to provide a final response within 30 days we’ll contact you to explain why and discuss a timeframe to resolve the complaint.
Contacting Shopper Intelligence Australia
- Via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- In writing to: Suite 201, 18 Rodborough Road, Frenchs Forest NSW 2086