Children may only use this Website with appropriate adult supervision from a parent, guardian or other adult. Great Western Animal Hospital does not knowingly collect information from children under 14 years.
What Personal Information Does Great Western Animal Hospital Collect About You and Why?
You will see from the comments below that Your personal information which is collected by Great Western Animal Hospital is necessary for its activities including the on-line shopping service provided at the Website and the provision of an interactive website whereby You may interact with and share information with others through Your Contribution and Your participation in any public forums etc. To make the Website a better place for You to visit, and to provide You with as many opportunities to benefit from the Website as possible, Great Western Animal Hospital needs to identify Your needs and interests. In order to do this, Great Western Animal Hospital may gather the following types of information about you:
A. Information About You From You
Great Western Animal Hospital receives and stores any information You enter on the Website or provide any other way. The main ways You are able to enter information on the Website includes the details provided on Your Account and the Order Form and the content of Your Contribution posted to the Website.
Both the Order Form and Your Account contain certain contact and financial information about You, including Your name, address and e-mail address, and credit or debit card numbers.
B. Automatic Information
C. E-mail Communications
Depending on your computer’s capabilities, Great Western Animal Hospital may receive a confirmation notice when you open an e-mail from Great Western Animal Hospital.
D. Information from other sources
At times, to ensure that our records are correct, Great Western Animal Hospital may receive updated contact, delivery and address information about You from our carriers or other sources.
Access to Your Personal Information
You do not have to give Great Western Animal Hospital any personal information, although this will make it difficult for You to shop at the Website. By visiting your user account page You are able to gain access to the type of information that Great Western Animal Hospital receives and stores about You. Alternatively, such information will be provided to You on Your request, except to the extent that such disclosure is not required by law.
If you have concerns about giving personal information, there are various devices available to prevent us from gaining access to information automatically collected when You access the Website. Please discuss these options with Your local software consultant.
The Website contains links to other websites. Great Western Animal Hospital is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Websites accessed by links from this Website.
Great Western Animal Hospital values your visit to the Website and any shopping that You may do at the Website. For this reason Great Western Animal Hospital do not sell Your personal information, or that of Your pet, to others. Great Western Animal Hospital only shares the information that it gathers about You, or Your pet, to its associated companies or advertising partners unless otherwise advised.
Your contact information may be used by Great Western Animal Hospital for a variety of purposes including delivery of Your order, contacting You if necessary regarding a delivery or payment for an order or to send You information about Great Western Animal Hospital, including promotional information. Your contact information may also be shared with any of our advertising partners (whose names will be clearly identified on the Website) and they may send You information about themselves, including promotional information. Any email notification receipts received by Great Western Animal Hospital may also be used by Great Western Animal Hospital; its associated companies or advertising partners for marketing or other promotional purposes.
Any financial information about You will be used for billing purposes, and may be used for credit enquiry purposes.
Great Western Animal Hospital may also share information about You, gathered from your contact information, for the purposes of gathering certain demographic information about visitors to the Website. This also assists us with our marketing and promotional activities.
Great Western Animal Hospital’s advertising partners are committed to the same obligations as we impose on ourselves in relation to the collection of Your personal information. Great Western Animal Hospital is not responsible for, nor does it make any warranties or representations, about the adequacy of the privacy practices of any of our advertising partners.
All information concerning you and your pets is stored in a secure database on a secure server, and can only be accessed by the Great Western Animal Hospital system administrator and nominated staff.
We utilise the industry standard security protocol SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to encrypt your private, ordering and credit card information for maximum security and integrity.
We do not store your credit card information anywhere on the website. Your credit card information is entered as part of the order form to enable payment verification. The details are then discarded and a secure verification number is stored with the order to enable the payment to be processed when goods have been shipped.
This Website may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to you (“Public Forums”). You should exercise caution when using these Public Forums, as any information that is disclosed in such areas becomes public information. You should therefore think carefully before disclosing Your personal information in Public Forums.
Updating Your Personal Information and Indicating Preferences
Any information You provide to Great Western Animal Hospital may be added to or updated by You. Great Western Animal Hospital tries to ensure, to the extent that it is able, that Your personal information (especially Your contact and financial information) is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. This helps to reduce the possibility of errors occurring with deliveries or billings, and to ensure that any information or other documents are sent to the correct email address.
You may also choose not to receive any e-mail, promotional or other information from Great Western Animal Hospital, its associated companies or its advertising partners. When opening Your Account please complete the appropriate sections advising Great Western Animal Hospital of Your wishes.
There is certain information which is deemed to be sensitive at law, including, for example, Your race, sexual preference, criminal record or membership of a political association or trade union. Great Western Animal Hospital does not knowingly collect any such sensitive information about You, and will not do so unless Your prior consent has been obtained.
Great Western Animal Hospital shall use its best endeavours to quickly and effectively resolve any dispute arising in relation to Your visit to greatwesternanimalhospital.com.au and Your use of the Website. In the event of a failure to resolve any such dispute, the dispute shall be governed by and dealt with under the laws of Queensland, Australia and You and Great Western Animal Hospital submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Queensland, Australia.
“Order Form” means the electronic order form, which You must use, pursuant to the Conditions of Purchase, to order products on the Website.
“Products” means those goods, items, products or stock that You purchase from Great Western Animal Hospital to supply to You.
“Your Account” means the account, which You must establish pursuant to the Conditions of Purchase to enable You to order any products via the Website
If you have any queries about this Policy or anything else at the Website, please contact Provet Pty Ltd and we will be only too happy to answer your query.