Privacy & Disclaimers
- Non-Personal Information Collected Automatically
- Scotch College is committed to the protection of the privacy of its web site visitors. Please note that we may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third parties, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.
In order to respond to your questions, fulfill your requests or manage interactive customer programs such as prospectus requests, it may be necessary to ask for personal information such as your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number. We may use this information to respond to your requests, or to contact you via mail, e-mail or phone to inform you of new events, or promotions we may offer. However, unless compelled by applicable legislation, we will not provide this information to a third party without your permission. You also hereby grant to Scotch College the right to exchange any information provided by you between Scotch College’s affiliates for the purposes mentioned before.
In addition to the personal information that you may provide us, this Site may use technology that lets us collect certain technical information like your Internet protocol address, your computer’s operating system, your browser type, traffic patterns and the address of any referring Web sites.
Accuracy of collected data
The Scotch College will on its own initiative, or at your request, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data retained by Scotch College in connection with the operation of this Site.
No information may be submitted to Scotch College by persons under the age of 18 without the consent of a parent or legal guardian, nor may persons under the age of 18 make purchases or other legal acts on this Site without such consent, unless permitted by applicable legislation.
There are general inherent risks connected with the transmission of information via the Internet. Each user should make their own assessment of the possible security risks to their information when deciding whether or not they utilise the Scotch College Internet site.
Any user that may access and make use of information on this Internet site is at the user’s own risk.
Information collected from the user whilst visiting the Scotch College Internet site includes; type of browser, IP address, date and time of visit, view path, documents downloaded and referral site.
Any Information collected from the user by this Internet site is used exclusively for internal usage and will not be disclosed to a third party outside the Scotch College.
Other Internet sites that are linked from the Scotch College Internet site are not subject to this privacy statement. To obtain information about specific sites privacy statements you will need to contact each organisation directly.
Changes to this privacy statement can occur, without notice to the user, at anytime.
The information we collect about you
The types of personal information we collect about you will depend on what services you use or products you acquire. This may include collecting your name and address, your email address, your contact address, credit card details and, where you have the option to comment on our services or products, whatever other information you choose to supply to us.
How we use your information and whom we may disclose it to
The information that we collect about you is used to help you access the services or acquire the goods that I.M provides more easily. The information we collect from you is strictly confidential. We do not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease the addresses stored in our database to any third parties. We may disclose the personal information, other information or data we collect from you if:
- You give us your consent.
- You would reasonably expect us to disclose it for another purpose, and that other purpose is related to the purpose specified to you at the time of collection.
In this way we may use your information to send you out promotional material, which you may find of interest. If you do not wish to receive any of this material you may simply choose to “unsubscribe” from our mailing lists and no further material will be sent to you.
Access and Contact
Any personal information that we collect about customers including email addresses will be kept in a database.
Our security procedures
Once we receive personal information from you, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that all information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, up to date and stored in a secure environment and accessed only by authorised persons.
You should provide us with as much detail as possible about the particular information sought, in order to help us retrieve it.
We take all reasonable measures to store personal information in a secure environment. Scotch College is aware of the security and privacy issues surrounding the use of the internet. As a result, We have taken all reasonable precaution, including the use of Industry Standard 128-bit encryption Secured Socket Layer (SSL) encryption for the transmission of credit card and personal information data when purchasing online from Scotch College.
As a further precaution, only a minimal amount of personal information is stored and at no point do We store credit card information in our databases. Scotch College makes no warranty in respect to the effectiveness of the security methods provided both directly within this website and between this website and your own systems. Scotch College will not be held responsible for any events arising from unauthorised access to the information You provide, utilise or access on our website.
What about “cookies”?
“Cookies” are small pieces of information sent by a web server and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive so it can later be read back from that browser. This allows your browser to remember some specific information. When you interact with this website our system will automatically send you a “cookie”. Our cookies enable us to store items in your shopping cart and to identify you on return visits. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may be able to alter your browser settings to prevent that.