We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in
the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way
in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the
website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION AND WHY DO WE COLLECT IT?
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies you as an individual. When you visit the Connecting Mums website, we automatically collect certain information about you, including the device you are using, web browser, IP address, time zone and cookies that are located on your device. Whilst you browse our website, we also collect information about the individual web pages you search, product that you may view, search terms you search and additional information about how you interact with the site.
We use the Device Information collected, particularly your IP address
to screen for any potential fraud or high risk activity. We also use
this to make improvements to our Site by studying the analytics to
compare how successful a promotion or marketing campaign was for the
We also collect information on your personal information which may be of a sensitive nature. Examples of Personal Information we collect, but not limited to, include: names, postal addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and payment information including credit card information. Your Personal Information is collected in various ways including correspondence by email, telephone, via our website www.connectingmums.com.au, from your website, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and also from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties. We may also collect data from businesses when running collaborations, giveaways or competitions. This information collected includes only your name and email address and you can opt out of this at anytime.
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and
where possible, explain to you why we are using your information and for
what purpose it is being used. We collect your Personal Information so
that we can process orders, send you notifications of shipping,
notifications of items left in your shopping cart, any product promotions
or new releases, changes to any of our terms and conditions or our
Cookies and how we use them. Also known as browser cookies or
tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located
in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users
navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions.
Cookies are used by many websites and are used to provide customers
with useful features. Cookies do not identify users, however they do
identify a users computer or device. Most website browsers are set up to
accept cookies but if you like you can select to have yours to refuse
cookies, however you may not be able to take advantage of what our
website has to offer if you choose to disable them. You can read more
about cookies and how to disable cookies by visiting this website –
All information collected on this Site will only be used by us:
- For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
- For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
- With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.
We will only collect your Personal Information from you where reasonable and practical to do so, however in some circumstances we may be provided additional information by third parties. If this is the case we will ensure we take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party. We do collaborate with other businesses when running events, giveaways, competitions, newsletter sign ups etc and so when entering these we do set out in our Giveaway Terms and Conditions how we collect, use and distribute your information.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
- Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
- Where required or authorised by law. This can include, but is not
limited to a court issued subpoena, search warrant or any other lawful
request for information that we receive.
SECURITY + ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may write to us to access the Personal Information we hold about
you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions.
However before releasing your personal information, we may require
identification from you to ensure security and to protect anyone acting
fraudulently accessing your personal information.
All Personal Information collected by us is stored in a manner that
reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised
access, modification or disclosure. We take reasonable steps to ensure
that your Personal Information is kept up to date, accurate and free
from errors. Should you become aware that your information is not up to
date we request that you contact us as soon as becoming aware so that we
can update our records and continue to provide high quality service to
warning to keep in line with any changes to law requirements, changes in
our practices or for any other reason. You will always find our Privacy
Policy on our website for your convenience.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TO CONTACT
Addressed to: Connecting Mums
Address: 10 EDGARI ST JINDALEE WA 6036
Phone: +61 (04) 043424405
OR alternatively, you may contact the Office of the Australian
Information Commissioner at http://www.aoic.gov.au or by telephone 1300
Privacy Act. For more information about privacy issues in Australia and
protecting your privacy, please visit http://www.aoic.gov.au
Effective Date July 2021