1.2. Vinium is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles that establish the benchmark for how personal information should be handled. Vinium has adopted those principles as part of its standard business procedures. All personal information obtained by Vinium is dealt with in a uniform manner and every effort is made to maintain its security.
2.2. Vinium does not wish to collect any Sensitive Information (as that term is defined in the Privacy Act) about you, including information or opinions about your political affiliations, sexual preferences, religious beliefs and racial or ethnic origin.
3.1. Vinium collects and holds personal information about you for the purposes of:
3.2. Vinium collects personal information in a number of ways, including:
4.1. Vinium has a policy of not disclosing personal information contained on its database to any outside body for purposes beyond the completion of transactions. This means that use of the database containing personal information is restricted solely to Vinium and its Users. However, where required to do so by law, Vinium will disclose personal information about you.
5.1. Vinium may provide your information to overseas recipients in the following circumstances:
5.2. By opting in to these services you consent to the disclosure of your personal information to such overseas recipients.
6.1. Vinium stores personal information in a combination of secure computer based storage facilities and paper based files and records.
6.2. Vinium generally uses accepted technology and security so that it is satisfied that personal information is transmitted safely to it through the internet or other electronic means.
6.3. Vinium will use its reasonable endeavours to protect your personal information from misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, modification or loss. Vinium’s officers, employees, agents and third party contractors are expected to observe the confidentiality of your personal information.
6.4. Despite its reasonable endeavours, Vinium is unable to ensure or warrant the security of any personal information transmitted to Vinium and all personal information disclosed by you to Vinium is at your own risk.
6.5. Where Vinium no longer requires personal information it has collected and stored and is not required by or under an Australian law, or an order of a court or tribunal, to retain the information, Vinium will take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to destroy the information or to ensure that the information is no longer personal information.
7.1. Upon request, Vinium will inform you of the type of personal information held about you. You have the right to access your personal information stored on computer, on a database, in personnel files or in any other form at Vinium to ensure that it is accurate, unless Vinium has a legal duty of confidentiality or non-disclosure.
7.2. If you would like to exercise your right to access your personal information please contact our Privacy Officer. It is our policy that all requests for access be made in writing. Our Privacy Officer will arrange for an access form to be sent to you and can assist with any enquiries you may have about the process. Vinium must respond to a request by you to access your personal information within a reasonable period after the request is made.
7.3. Vinium, in its discretion, may refuse to grant you access to your personal information to the extent that such denial is permitted by the Australian Privacy Principles. If Vinium refuses your request to access your personal information under the Australian Privacy Principles, Vinium must, in writing:
8.1. Vinium will take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information it collects, uses and discloses is accurate, complete and up-to-date. However, the accuracy of that information depends to a large extent on the information provided by you. In order to prevent inaccuracies in your personal information you should:
9.1. You may contact the Privacy Officer appointed by Vinium to correct any of your personal information that is inaccurate, out-of-date, incomplete or to request that your personal information be deleted. You can contact the Privacy Officer at email@example.com. If Vinium is satisfied that your personal information is inaccurate, out-of-date, incomplete or irrelevant, or if you request Vinium to correct your personal information then Vinium must take reasonable steps to correct your personal information to ensure that, having regard to the purpose for which it is held, it is accurate, up-to-date, complete and relevant.
9.2. Vinium must respond to a request by you to correct your personal information within a reasonable period after the request is made.
9.3. Vinium will not charge you a fee for the making of the request or for correcting your personal information.
9.5. If Vinium refuses your request to correct information, Vinium must, in writing:
10.1. Vinium may use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, including for the purposes set out in clause 3.1(a), to communicate opportunities related to Vinium and events being organised by Vinium, via email and postal mail.
10.2. If you do not wish to receive any marketing material from us you can opt out by contacting us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.3. Vinium does not pass on any personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.
10.4. Generally, your personal information is only shared with Users if you have chosen to Follow that user or one or more brands owned by that User. However, Users will be able to see your personal information without you Following them, if you place an order with them or if their brand profile is owned by a User who owns another Brand profile that you do Follow.
12.1. If you are concerned that Vinium may have handled your personal information inappropriately or you have a complaint regarding an interference with your privacy, please contact our Privacy Officer at email@example.com.
12.2. Upon receipt of your complaint, Vinium will handle the complaint in accordance with its Complaints Handling Process and Policy. This requires Vinium to:
12.3. In response to any complaint, Vinium will:
Last updated 24 Feb 2016