Kitchen Appliances Australia

Privacy Policy


Maintaining your privacy:

Prestige Products Group Pty Ltd owns and operates Kitchen Appliances Australia (herein referred to as "KAA") and this website www.kitchenappliancesaustralia.com.au. This Privacy Policy is created to demonstrate our commitment to maintaining the privacy and accuracy of your personal information. We take all reasonable precautions to ensure the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate and current. However, the accuracy of that information depends largely on the information you provide.

Collecting personal information:

KAA collects aggregated, non-personal statistical information on site visitors such as:

  • Your server IP address
  • Date and time of your visit to the site
  • Pages you accessed and the documents downloaded
  • Duration of your visit to the site
  • Previous site you have visited
  • Type of web browser you are using
  • Other information provided by your browser's HTTP headers

We also collect user submitted information such as:

  • Members account information, including name and email address
  • Location information, including city, state and postcode
Cookies:

Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your browser to authenticate, track, and maintain specific information about your interactions with a site. KAA uses cookies to remember who you are when you log-in, to tracking your browsing patterns and to customise and improve our site. The type of information we collect depends on what information and services you access and use, but generally do not contain or are not tied to your personal information. We may also use cookies for anonymous profiling purposes to tailor advertising to your preferences. You may opt-out of this anonymous profiling by contacting us. You can instruct your browser to refuse cookies, although this may prevent access to or limit some of the information of services contained on the site.

Member Registration:

If you wish to access and use our Member Area, you must register and create a user account. All information you provide when registering for a member area user account including your name, address, email address, telephone number or other details can be viewed, modified or deleted at any time by contacting us or by accessing the “Member Login" section of the site. Registered users who wish to close their account should notify us in writing. If requested, KAA will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally remove your personal information from the site. Given the nature of KAA site, it may be impossible to remove all details and some residual personal information may remain on the site.

Using personal information:

KAA is an online shopping environment that allows people to compare brands, products, and prices and make purchases online. All of this information is aggregated and made available in a convenient form. KAA does not use or disclose your personal information for a purpose other than that for which it was collected, unless such use or disclosure would be reasonably expected or, if you give us your consent. Unless you contact us to indicate otherwise, you consent to your personal information being used to:

  • Establish a user account
  • Contact you for any purpose related to your account or your use of the site
  • Verify your identity
  • Market products, services and special offers to you
  • Assist you to subscribe to any newsletter or other promotions we offer or may in the future offer and to manage and administer those services
  • Make changes to your profile
  • Respond to any queries or feedback you may have
  • Inform you of ways the information or services provided to you could be improved
  • Research and develop our services
  • Maintain and develop our business systems
  • Gain a better understanding of your information service requirements; and
  • Conduct appropriate checks for credit-worthiness or fraud
Transferring your personal information:

We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event of a transfer of site ownership, such as an acquisition by or merger with another company. In such an event, KAA will notify you (by displaying a notice in your user account) before your personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy. KAA will also notify you (by displaying a notice in your user account) when your personal information may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained above, and you will have the option to prevent such information sharing.

Disclosing personal information:

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our site. These companies may use information (not personal or contact details) about your visits to this web site to measure advertising effectiveness and to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Links to third party sites:

Our site may contain links to third party sites. These linked sites are not under our control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites and do not know whether cookies or other tracking devices are used on linked sites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of each site you visit before disclosing your personal information.

Securing your personal information:

All personal information held by KAA is stored on secure servers that are protected in a controlled environment. You should be aware however that due to the open nature of the Internet, information exchanged via the Internet may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended. If you provide or send us any personal information, it is sent at your own risk. Although we endeavour to keep your personal information secure, KAA will not be held responsible for any unauthorised access and use of your personal information. To help us keep your personal information secure, you should at all times keep your password, user-name and account details used on the KAA site confidential. If you become aware of unauthorised usage of your password, user-name or account you should contact us immediately.

Privacy policy changes:

To keep this information current and accurate, we will review and update this Privacy Policy and post the changes here.

Contact information:

If at any time you wish to know what information we are holding about you, or think we may hold information about you which is incorrect / out of date, you can request that we delete your personal information. if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us. If you still require further information then you should contact the office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner:

The Federal Privacy Commissioner
Phone: 1300 363 992
Website: www.privacy.gov.au
Postal address: GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW 1042, Australia