sportsale.com.au has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its commitment to privacy. sportsale.com.au seeks at all times to ensure that it along with our members comply strictly with all Australian Federal and State Privacy legislation and “best industry” practices relating to the handling, storage and disclosure of personal information. This document also provides users with relating to sportsale.com.au information gathering and usage practices and should be read in conjunction with sportsale.com.au User Agreement. For additional information about sportsale.com.au, please review our User Agreement.
1. Log Files
Like many other Web sites, SportSale.com.au makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
2. Cookies and Web Beacons
SportSale.com.au has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.
3. Use of your information
sportsale.com.au does not sell or rent your personal identification to third parties. We will only an individual’s personal information with their knowledge and consent, and/or where the disclosure complies with the sportsale.com.au User Agreement.
It is the policy of sportsale.com.au to send our members email throughout the auction process and other email they elect to receive, in addition to customary business communications (payment confirmations, etc.). Further, it is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list upon the member's request. In addition, sportsale.com.au will send newsletters to members periodically. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list.
We do use email as a means of receiving feedback from our members, and we encourage you to email us with your questions or comments.
5. Emailing Tools
6. Membership Registration
Our site's registration form requires you to provide us contact information and may also require demographic information. We may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information about our company and promotional material from some of our affiliated partners. Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary.
7. Updating Your Personal Information
sportsale.com.au provides you with ways in which you can alter your personal data, including changing your email address, password, phone number, etc. sportsale.com.au will store previous email addresses against your profile to ensure compliance with our User Agreement - specifically the use of one account per member.
8. Control of Your Password
9. Credit Card Security
We protect your credit card information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. Your credit card details are not held by sportsale.com.au and can not be accessed by sportsale.com.au staff.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by ensuring you logoff when you have finished visiting sportsale.com.au using a shared computer.
sportsale.com.au mostly uses "session" cookies, which are removed from your computer once you leave sportsale.com.au. These are used so our service can remember that you have logged in already and prevent you doing so more frequently. The technology we use (Microsoft .NET), requires the use of session cookies. Session cookies expire and are deleted after 30 minutes of no activity on sportsale.com.au.
sportsale.com.au also uses persistent cookies to personalise the user experience, to help protect our members and to provide us with research information (such as how often members visit sportsale.com.au each month). Persistent cookies allow us to track users on sportsale.com.au and help us identify users abusing the sportsale.com.au service.
11. Other information we collect
We use additional information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address.
Users who login have their IP addresses recorded. This information can be used to track users who abuse the sportsale.com.au system and will be only be provided to legal authorities in cases of suspected fraud. IP addresses can be used, in conjunction with an Internet Service Provider, to find the account of a user and, ultimately, further information to identify a user. This information is stored securely and will not be provided to other members or non-authorised parties.
If you choose to post messages in our message areas or leave Rating & Comments for other users, we will collect that information you provide to us.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
12. Membership Removal
If you wish to have your registration removed from our directory for any reason, simply send us an email requesting to be removed.
13. Advertising and Third Party Links
Some sportsale.com.au advertisers may request information directly from users, or link to sites that do so. sportsale.com.au has no control over its advertisers' privacy policies, and encourages users to review such policies prior to submitting any personal information to them.
sportsale.com.au contains non-advertising links to a variety of third party sites to enhance the member experience. sportsale.com.au has no control of either the content or privacy policies of such sites, nor should such links be considered an endorsement of these sites except where otherwise noted.
14. Updates to our information practices
From time to time, we make changes to our information practices or alter the functionality of our Web site. We always update this statement accordingly, so we encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on privacy practices at sportsale.com.au.