As you probably know already, we may have links to other sites; that's just part and parcel of operating on the web. Nord Haus isn't responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other web sites. The chances are excellent that you'll have no issues with them, but we can't be at all places at all times to guarantee it.
Nord Haus may collect, use and disclose the personal information of its customers and other individuals for the purposes of its business operations. In each case, the precise nature of the collection, use and disclosure of personal information depends on the nature of your interaction with us (for example, the products or services you request and receive from us).
We may collect personal information about you in a number of circumstances, including if you:
are a customer (for example, we may collect your contact details and credit card details);
shopping cart order forms;
enter a competition (an opt-in choice);
participate in any online forums or blogs;
complete any surveys or provide feedback;
are, or are employed by, one of our suppliers, contractors, dealers, related companies and agents; or apply for a job or contract with us (for example, we may collect your contact details, information about your working history and relevant records checks). We may collect this information directly from you, from any recruitment consultant or from your previous employers and others who may be able to provide information to assist us in our decision on whether or not to make you an offer of employment or engage you under a contract.
How your personal information is collected and held
We collect personal information about you in a number of ways, including:
directly from you (for example, when you provide information to us by phone, email or through our website); and from third parties, such as our related bodies corporate. Information about your use of our website
In general, you can browse our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We are, however, able to determine your IP address. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website, to monitor the use of our website and to improve the content of our website. In short, we use your IP address to gather aggregate demographic information.
There are a few places on our website where you are able to provide us with your personal information directly, such as when you order a product, enter a contest, fill out a survey or send us feedback. The nature of the personal information we collect will depend on your use of the website. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities.
If you elect to engage in these activities, however, we may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including post or postcode), email address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and other personal identifying information. When ordering products on our website, you may be asked to provide a credit card detail. Depending upon the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.
The Nord Haus website may contain links to other non-Nord Haus websites. Nord Haus is not responsible for the privacy practices of the entities who administer those non-Nord Haus websites or the content of such websites. You should exercise your best judgement when sharing personal information on these websites.
The purposes for which we collect, hold and disclose your personal information. We collect the personal information we need to provide products, services and information to our customers and the community and for our business operations generally.
If you choose not to provide certain personal information to us, we may not be able to provide you with the products, services or information you require.
We (and the organisations to which we disclose your information, generally use your personal information for the purposes for which it was collected or as otherwise permitted by law, for example to:
provide you with services you requested;
process your order and contact you regarding administrative and processing issues;
conduct market research and marketing; and
provide you with the latest product and promotional material and other information that may be useful to you.
From time to time, we may send you marketing communications about our products and services. If you do not wish to receive further marketing communications from Nord Haus you can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us that you do not want to receive future communications.
How your personal information may be disclosed
We may disclose your personal information to various entities depending on what services you receive from us, for example:
our related bodies corporate;
the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for products purchased on our website;
delivery service providers so that they can deliver products you have ordered from us and notify you as to the status of any order or delivery;
our dealers, business partners, organisations or third-party service providers we have engaged or may at any time engage to provide services or carry out functions and activities on our behalf;
our professional advisers, including our legal advisors, accountants and auditors;
other persons, including government and regulatory agencies, as required or authorised by law; and
organisations that acquire (or propose to acquire) all or a part of our assets or business.
We may disclose personal information to any Nord Haus related body corporate or subsidiary, and certain information technology service providers.
Keeping information secure
We want you to have continuing trust in Nord Haus and in our products and services and, so, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure your personal information. In order to most efficiently serve you, credit card transactions and order fulfilment are handled by established third party banking, processing agents and distribution institutions. They receive the information needed to verify and authorise your credit card or other payment information and to process and ship your order.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through our website cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
HOW DO WE USE THEM?
Where strictly necessary - These cookies and other technologies are essential in order to enable features on our digital properties, such as remembering you have logged in. For functionality - These cookies and similar technologies remember choices you make such as language or search parameters.
For performance and analytics - These cookies and similar technologies collect information on how you interact with our digital properties to enable us to improve how our digital properties operate. For example, we use Google Analytics cookies to help us improve user experience and marketing campaigns but understanding how visitors arrive at and browser our digital properties.
Targeting cookies or advertising cookies - These cookies collect information about your browsing behaviours in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and that information is shared with other parties such as advertising technologies service providers and advertisers.
Social media cookies - These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button on our websites or you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social media site. The social network will record this behaviour and may link this information to targeting/advertising activities.
HOW CAN YOU OPT-OUT?
For more information on cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information provided at www.allaboutcookies.org.How you can access or seek correction of your personal information or make a complaint. You can seek access to personal information that we hold about you by contacting Nord Haus directly, it may not be possible to provide you with all of your personal information. Where this is the case, we will tell you why. When you request access, we may need to take measures to verify your identity.
If you think that any personal information, we hold about you is inaccurate and would like to request that we correct it, please contact Nord Haus, and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected.
If you wish to make a complaint about the way we have handled your personal information (including if you think we have breached the Privacy Act) you may do so in writing, to the email address email@example.com. When you contact us, please include your email address, name, address and telephone number and clearly describe your complaint. We will acknowledge your complaint and respond to you regarding your complaint within a reasonable period of time. If you consider that we have failed to resolve the complaint satisfactorily, we will provide you with information about the further steps you can take.
How to contact us
For access and correction enquiries and complaints, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
LIMITATION ON LIABILITIES
We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable. You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
In no case shall Nord Haus, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, exemplary or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise. These limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitations may not apply to you.