Equestrian Gear Online is committed to protecting the privacy of all personal
information received in it's business dealings, and is governed in the
collection, use and storage of personal information by the National Privacy
Principles which are contained in a Schedule to the Privacy Act 1988 as amended
by the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000.
Types of Information
During the normal course of business, Equestrian Gear Online collects
information on customers which may include personal information such as contact
This information is required by Equestrian Gear Online for the purpose of
contacting customers and disseminating requested information.
How Personal Information May be Collected
Personal information will only be collected when volunteered by the customer.
Information Contracted Out
This company does not contract out any functions that would require the
disclosure of personal information to any third party locally or overseas.
Electronic Information Collection
Equestrian Gear Online does not use electronic means or cookies to acquire
personal information other than general communications via email. We do however,
through a 3rd party web host, keep statistical information on visitations. This
information does not identify individual customers.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Personal information may be disclosed to appropriate parties in certain
circumstances as required by law or under normal business practices, for example
· Government departments that have
Access to Personal Information
Equestrian Gear Online has an open policy on the access of personal information
by individuals and promotes the confirmation by individuals that any personal
information held is correct and up to date. Access to personal information can
be gained via a request in writing to the business. This can be done by snail
Disputes Arising re Personal Information
If a dispute arises regarding the access to personal information, a complaint
can be lodged with the Privacy Commissioner for consideration and resolution.
The resolution may include publication of the dispute and/or the determination
of compensation to redress any loss or damage to an individual.
Storage of Personal Information
Equestrian Gear Online takes every precaution in the safe recording and storage
of personal information.
Additional information on the Privacy Act can be obtained directly from the web
site of the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner -
or by telephone to the Privacy Hotline - 1300 363
992 (local call charge).