COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We will only collect personal information that is necessary for one or more of our functions or activities. Such circumstances include:
If you contact Geisha Ceramics, we may keep a record of that correspondence:
When you establish or access an account or order product from us
When you place a quote request on our Web Site to enquire about the price of goods or purchase goods using our shopping cart we may require you to provide us with contact information including your name, address, telephone number or email address and financial information (such as credit card details)
When you conduct certain types of transactions such as cheque purchases or refunds
When you submit your e-mail address to our Newsletter mailing list
Financial information that is collected via the Web Site is used by us to bill you for products and services. Any financial information that is collected is for the purpose of transaction approval and funds transfer. The financial information we collect from you is strictly confidential and held on secure servers in controlled facilities. If you do not provide any information requested, Geisha Ceramics may not be able to fulfill one or more of the purposes of collection of your personal information. Use or Disclosure of Personal Information to Others.
We may use or disclose personal information for the primary purpose for which the personal information was collected or for purposes related to, or ancillary to, that primary purpose. This information is only disclosed to persons outside our business in the circumstances set out in this policy or as otherwise notified to you at the time of collection of the information. In addition, we may use or disclose personal information held about you where you have consented to such use or disclosure or where such use or disclosure is required under or authorized by law, or where we reasonably believe that the use or disclosure is necessary for prevention, investigation, prosecution and punishment of crimes or wrongdoings or the preparation for or conduct of proceedings before any court or tribunal or the implementation of the orders of a court or tribunal by or on behalf of an enforcement body.
SECURITY & STORAGE
Geisha Ceramics places great importance on the security of all information associated with our customers, clients and contractors. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control. Geisha Ceramics secures personal information in the same way we safeguard our own sensitive information. We appreciate that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure and we therefore strive to protect users' personal information by constantly improving the business processes and technology which we use to protect data.
When you visit the Geisha Ceramics site to read, browse or download information, our system will record/log your IP address (the address which identifies your computer on the internet and which is automatically recognized by our web server), date and time of your visit to our site, the pages viewed and any information downloaded. This information will only be used for the purpose of site analysis and to help us offer you improved online service. We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of Internet browsers you use or the site from which you linked to our Web Sites. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on our Web Site.
ACCESS TO AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL AND INFORMATION
Geisha Ceramics is committed to maintaining accurate, timely, relevant and appropriate information about our customers, clients and Web Site users. So long as your request for your personal information is in accordance with the National Privacy Principles, then we will give you access to that information through our Privacy Officer: E-Mail:
If we refuse to provide you with access to personal information about you, we will provide you with reasons for the refusal, in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988.