Vintage Cycle House values your interest and the time you spend on the Vintage Cycle House website. We are strongly committed to protecting your privacy.
This Privacy Statement explains Vintage Cycle House privacy practices related to the content and use of its websites.
Collection of information
1. Automatic logging of information [site visit data]
IP addresses are used to administer the website and to diagnose problems. An IP (Internet Protocol address) is the address of a computer. We may use it to track your session, with the information used for statistical purposes e.g. numbers and frequency of visitors to the website.
When you visit our website to read pages or download information, the following information is automatically collected – the user’s IP address, the user’s top level domain name (e.g. .com, .gov, .au etc), the date and time of the visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the referring site and the type of browser/operating system used. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider’s logs.
This site visit data is anonymous information, aggregated for analysis, with identifiable characteristics removed. Recording usage patterns helps us to identify popular areas of our site, and helps us work to improve and develop the site.
For security reasons, we use software programs to monitor network traffic and identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. It is a criminal offence to interfere with computers or data.
2. Collection of personal information
Vintage Cycle House collects personal information (name, email address and phone number etc.) when you provide it to join the website system or become a Vintage Cycle House mailing list member. This information is stored in a secure database. The information will be used only for its intended or a directly related purpose. The information you provide will not be used for any other purpose without your consent (see Disclosure below).
Cookies are small files that a website can store on a user’s computer and are used for keeping the “state of a user session” i.e. remembering who you are from a page requesting information to supplying it. Any cookies that are used by the Vintage Cycle House website are used to aid you in the use of the website. They may include detail such as your name and email address if you have supplied this information to us. We do not use this information in any way other than to remember your login on your particular computer and web browser and pre-fill forms to save you typing.
Vintage Cycle House may be required on occasion to disclose your personal information to third parties e.g. if required by law or to provide the service you requested.
We will not disclose your personal information for any other purpose unless you have authorised us to do so.
Under no circumstances will Vintage Cycle House sell or receive payment for licensing or disclosing your personal information.
Access and correction
The personal information you provide is accessed only by authorised persons.
Vintage Cycle House will take reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Should you wish to access or amend this information, please contact us.
If you wish to opt out of receiving any communications or be removed from any databases, please contact us.
This site has security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. However no data or email transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. We do our best to ensure the security of our site.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, please contact us.
This Statement is regularly reviewed. The date of the most recent update is shown below.
Updated 2 August 2013