Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated September 25, 2019.

 

Privacy Policy

The Sew n Sew Sewing School Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services.

 

What Information is collected?

Two types of information may be provided by you when you visit this website:

  1. personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis; and
  2. website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse the site.

 

Personal Information You Choose to Provide

 

  1. Registration Information

You will provide information about the course participant you enroll/purchase or when you register for email newsletters and alerts.

 

  1. Email Information

Sew n Sew Sewing School may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and the response should you choose this form of communication.

 

  1. Website Use Information

www.sewnsew.net.au uses “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and Web server logs to collect information about how this site is used. Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at this site, and the websites visited just before and just after our site. We, our advertisers and ad serving companies may also use small technology or pieces of code to determine which advertisements and promotions users have seen and how users responded to them.

 

How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?

Sew n Sew Sewing School may use personal information for purposes of administering and expanding our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to this website, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. If you do not wish to receive such information you have the right to unsubscribe.

 

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Some of our business partners (e.g., advertisers) use cookies that originate from their sites. We have no access or control over those cookies.

Details of the cookies we use on the Site are as follows:

  • Cookies that are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features;
  • Cookies that collect information about how visitors use the Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

By using this Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Your web browser may allow some control of most cookies through your browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that you may delete and block all cookies used by this Site, but if you do so parts of the site may not work.

How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?

www.sewnsew.net.au uses cookies to differentiate users and can also be used to prevent you from seeing unnecessary advertisements or requiring you to log in more than is necessary for security. Cookies, allow Sew n Sew Sewing School to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting this site and which parts of the site are most popular and thus allows us gather feedback in order to constantly improve this site and better serve our customers. The use of Cookies does not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not generally store any personal information that you provided to us in your cookies. By consenting and continuing to visit our site, you consent to the placement of cookies on your device.

 

Sharing Information with Third Parties

The information Sew n Sew Sewing School collects is used solely to improve the content of this site and the quality of our service, and is not shared with or sold for any other purpose. That being said, your information could be shared under the following circumstances:

  1. Sew n Sew Sewing School may use third parties to facilitate our business and these third parties may have access to your personal information for use in connection with those business activities.
  2. As Sew n Sew Sewing School develops our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customer, email, and visitor information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions.
  3. Sew n Sew Sewing School may also transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or any dissolution.
  4. If it becomes necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.

 

Google AdWords Remarketing

The Sew n Sew Sewing School uses remarketing to advertise online.

Third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the internet.

Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your past visits to this website. You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Ads Preference Manager and you can opt out of allowing third-party vendor’s use cookies by visiting Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

 

Notice of New Services and Changes

The information gathered from you may at times be used to notify you about important changes to this website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You have the right to “unsubscribe” from all such contact.

 

How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?

 

Unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information, we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk, however once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information. Additionally we request that you do not send private information to us by email. Some of the information you may enter on this site may be transmitted securely via Secure Sockets Layer SSL, 128 bit encryption services. Pages utilising this technology will have URLs that start with HTTPS instead of HTTP.

 

Certain Disclosures

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or affiliated parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our site, the users of our site, and/or our affiliated parties; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our site, us, or third parties.

 

What About Other Websites Linked to This Site?

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site nor the information or content contained therein. Links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to you, and should you follow such links be aware that our Privacy Policy does not extend to that third party and is thus not in effect

 

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

Sew n Sew Sewing School does not distribute goods or services to residents of the European Economic Area and hence does not afford you with any rights and protection under the GDPR regarding the processing of your personal information

 

Withdrawing your consent

You can withdraw your consent to our collection or processing of your personal information. You can do so by contacting us or by opting out of email newsletter communications by following the instructions in those emails or by clicking unsubscribe. If you withdraw your consent to the use of your personal information, you may not have access to our services, and we might not be able to provide you with our services. In some circumstances where we have a legal basis to do so we may continue to process your information after you have withdrawn consent, for example if it is necessary to comply with an independent legal obligation or if it is necessary to do so to protect our legitimate interest in keeping our services secure.

 

Our compliance

All personal information stored on our platform is treated as confidential. It is stored securely and is accessed by authorised personnel only.

Our collection is limited in relation to what is necessary, for the purpose for which the personal information is processed, and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which the personal information was collected. We implement and maintain appropriate technical, security and organisational measures to protect personal information against unauthorized or unlawful processing and use, and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, theft or disclosure. We ensure the encryption and pseudonymisation of personal information, and we have adequate cyber security measures in place.

 

Your acknowledgement

By providing us with your personal information, you consent to us disclosing it to third parties

 

 

Your Consent

By using this site you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this site to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.