~ Hydroponics Online Store Australia ~
Happy Hydro is committed to ensuring the private personal information of our customers is kept secure and used only for appropriate purposes.
Collection of Personal Information:
In order for customers to shop on the Happy Hydro website, we require certain personal information to be provided to us. This information includes but is not limited to:
> Email address
> Credit card details (these details encrypted in your browser and are not saved in our system)
What are cookies?
Cookies are small bits of information that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit any site on the internet. These cookies are used to recognise your computer and welcome you each time you return to our site. It’s easy to prevent any site from storing your information by disabling cookies in your browser settings.
Use of personal information:
We will use the information you provide us to:
> Update you on the status of any orders you place on our site
> Fulfil any orders you place on our site
> Update you Happy Hydro news and offers (these are opt-in – we will never spam your mailboxr)
> Aggregate statistical information. We use non-personal information that cannot personally identify our site visitors to create statistics including but not limited to visitor numbers, time spent on site and pages viewed. We use both forms of information to measure customer and visitor trends and ensure we are providing the best service possible.
Disclosure of Personal Information:
We will share your information with certain third party companies who we may engage to provide services on our behalf. These companies include but are not limited to:
> Couriers or other shipping companies (who deliver goods to you on our behalf)
> Payment authorisation or fraud checking organisations (who process payments for customer orders)
These companies are permitted to access only the information they require to fulfil the services they are engaged for.
We take all reasonable steps to protect all personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Communications between your browser and our web servers are private and secured by 256-bit encryption.
All personal information is stored in secured premises or in electronic databases requiring logins and passwords. Only those staff that need access are given logins and passwords.
Some information is kept for a number of years to comply with legal requirements.
Accessing your Personal Information:
You have the right to view or change the personal information Happy Hydro holds about you. To view or change this information, you can log into your account or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In all cases, you will be required to provide proof of identity in order to access your information.