ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT

It is the intention of AustraHort Pty Ltd to respect the privacy of all website visitors to the extent permitted by the law. This online privacy statement in intended to inform you of the ways in which this web site collects information, the uses to which that information will be put, and the ways in which we will protect any information you choose to provide us.

WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?

There are four types of information that this site may collect during your visit: network traffic logs, web visit logs, cookies, and information voluntarily provided by you.

NETWORK TRAFFIC LOGS

The AustraHort Pty Ltd website is hosted with iSonic.

In the interest of ensuring network security and consistent service for all users, AustraHort Pty Ltd and Ultra Serve employ software programs to do such things as monitor network traffic, identify unauthorized access or access to nonpublic information, detect computer viruses and other software that might damage our computers or the network, and monitor and tune the performance of the network. In the course of such monitoring, these programs may detect such information as e-mail headers, addresses from network packets, and other information. Information from these activities is used only for the purpose of maintaining the security and performance of the hosting networks and computer systems. Personally identifiable information from these activities is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

WEB PAGE LOGS

The AustraHort website routinely collects and stores information from online visitors to help manage those sites and improve service. This information includes the pages visited on the site, the date and time of the visit, the internet address (URL or IP address) of the referring site, the domain name and IP address from which the access occurred, the version of browser used, the capabilities of the browser, and search terms used on our search engines. This site makes no attempt to identify individual visitors from this information: any personally identifiable information is not released to external parties without your consent unless required by law.

COOKIES

Cookies are pieces of information stored by your web browser on behalf of a web site and returned to the web site on request. This site may use cookies for two purposes: to carry data about your current session at the site from one web page to the next, and to identify you to the site between visits. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie. Some pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we will not store data, other than for these two purposes, in cookies. Cookies remain on your computer, and accordingly we neither store cookies on our computers nor forward them to any external parties. Unless otherwise notified on this site, we do not use cookies to track your movement among different web sites and do not exchange cookies with other entities.

INFORMATION VOLUNTARILY PROVIDED BY YOU

In the course of using this web site, you may choose to provide us with information to help us serve your needs. For example, you may send us electronic mail (through a mailer or a web form) to request information, you may sign up for a mailing list, or you may place on order through our ordering system. Any personally identifiable information you send us will be used only for the purpose indicated. Requests for information will be directed to the appropriate staff to respond to the request, and may be recorded to help us update our site to better respond to similar requests. We will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent, except to the extent required by law. We do not retain the information longer than necessary for normal operations.

It is an option for users to place orders via the website using a credit card. AustraHort Pty Ltd does not store Credit Card information once the order has been processed by AustraHort Pty Ltd staff. It should also be noted that credit card information is not stored in cookies or transferred unencrypted via GET or POST methods.

Due to the unpredictable nature and seasonal unavailability of or products, AustraHort Pty Ltd chooses to process credit card transactions manually. It is there for likely that credit card data will be stored on our web server until the order is processed.

SECURITY

The AustraHort website employs the use of 128-bit SSL encryption to protect transactions to and from the server. Note that this facility is only used when in the checkout section of the ordering process.

EXTERNAL LINKS

The AustraHort website provides links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. We do not control these sites and resources, and are not responsible for their availability, content, or delivery of services. In particular, external sites are not bound by AustraHort Pty Ltd’s online privacy policy; they may have their own policies or none at all. Often you can tell you are leaving The AustraHort Pty Ltd web site by noting the URL of the destination site.

If you have questions about this site, its collection of information, and its online privacy statement, contact the site administrator.