digiDirect respects your privacy and we are committed to the protection of personal information. We collect personal information to assist us in providing you with services as well as information on either products and services offered by us. References to “personal information” in this Policy means information from which your identity is apparent or may be reasonably ascertained such as your name, address, telephone number, mobile number, email address and any photographs or images that are provided to us by you.digiDirect is bound by and complies with the Australian Privacy Act and Australia’s NPPs.
digiDirect collects the personal information it requires for the following purposes:
digiDirect may also, from time to time, select and send you information on the products and services of our business partners which we think may be of interest to you (unless you have already opted out). Each time such information is sent to you, you will have the opportunity to unsubscribe. If at any time you do not wish to receive that information, you should take the opportunity at that time to opt out from receiving or continuing to receive that information.
Except in the circumstances described above, we will not disclose or share any personal information with our business partners unless we request and/or you give us your specific permission to do so. digiDirect may, however, develop general reports incorporating some personal information in a de-personalised format for use by our business partners.
digiDirect may collect identifiable information from visits to our websites to help us provide better customer service through the use of various technologies, including "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser which may then be stored on your computer as a tag that identifies your computer and /or the computer user. Such technologies enable digiDirect to measure and analyse, for example, visitor activity on the website, visits to web pages and the domains from which people visit. This information will assist digiDirect in understanding trends and patterns and helps to serve you better when you return to the website or when a new product or service becomes available. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies. If you turn off cookies, there may be some features and pages of the digiDirect site that will not display properly to you.
digiDirect complies with the requirements set out in this Policy, the provision by you of personal information to digiDirect amounts to consent to the use of that personal information for the purpose for which it was provided and for any of the purposes set out in this Policy. Other than described above, digiDirect will not use, sell or disclose your personal information without your consent.
Where a digiDirect website contains links to or from other websites (which are not operated by digiDirect or are not digiDirect co-branded web-pages), we will not be responsible for the privacy practices of the operators of those other websites (“third party sites”). You should check the privacy practices of those third-party sites. Links to and from a digiDirect website to any of those third party sites does not amount to an endorsement by digiDirect of any of those other websites or their content.
digiDirect holds all personal information securely. Except for the provision of personal information to contractors and business partners for the purposes referred to in the paragraphs above, access is restricted to the digiDirect employees who need personal information for a designated purpose. Additional security measures including secure locked areas, a high level of commercially available encryption for financial transactions online and secure disposal procedures have been implemented.