The privacy policies described below, together with our terms and conditions of use sets out the basis on which we process personal data about you. BD Australia Pty Ltd, which is part of the BD group of companies, respects the privacy of its online visitors.
The Personal Information We Collect
We collect information on or through this site that can personally identify you when it is voluntarily offered by you. This personally identifiable information may include your name, address, phone number and email address. We may also collect other information about you, such as your IP address and information stored in cookies (see also the section below titled "Cookies"). If you elect not to provide any information requested, we may not be able to provide the services requested.
Use and Disclosure of your Personal Information
Our purpose in collecting, holding, using and disclosing information about you is to provide you with information or services that you request and to operate our business. We may share your personal information with service providers who assist us in providing the information and/or services we are providing to you. This means individuals and organisations outside of BD, such as mail houses and IT service providers, website hosts and back-up service providers, will sometimes have access to personal information held by us and may use it on behalf of BD. We require our service providers to adhere to strict privacy guidelines and only use this information for authorised purposes. We may also share your personal information within the BD group of companies. In either case, the recipient of the personal information may be located in other countries where data privacy laws may not be equivalent to those in force in Australia, including the United States. In connection with the sale of one or more of our brands or a part of our business to a different company, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a new owner. In all these cases, however, we will take reasonable steps to help safeguard your personal information. We will only share your information under terms and conditions that require recipients to protect the privacy and security of your personal information.We will otherwise only use or disclose personal information about you:
- for any other purpose communicated to you at or near the time your personal information is collected;
- as permitted or required by law;
- if we believe it necessary to provide you with a service you have requested;
- to implement our website terms and conditions of use;
- to protect the rights, property or personal safety of another BD client, any member of the public or BD; or
- if you have provided your consent.
Any non-personal information, communications and material you send to this site or to us by E-mail are on a non-confidential basis. We are free to use and reproduce any such information freely, and for any purpose whatsoever. Specifically, we will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose, including developing, manufacturing or marketing products. Any information you send to this site must be truthful, not violate the rights of others and be legal.
Like many other companies, we use "cookie" technology, where our servers deposit special codes on a visitor's computer. This information helps us determine in the aggregate the total number of visitors to the site on an ongoing basis and the types of Internet browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) and operating systems (e.g., Windows or MacIntosh) used by our visitors. This information is used to enhance your on-line visits. Under no circumstances do we use this information to personally identify visitors or cross-reference the information with any type of personal information that is voluntarily offered on or through the site. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site.
We will maintain physical, technical and organisational measures to protect your personal information against accidental, unauthorised or unlawful access, unauthorised copying, use, processing, disclosure, alteration, transfer, loss or destruction. We have developed security policies to ensure the integrity of the data we collected about you, and we limit access to that information. Our web servers also employ a high degree of security and we monitor our server security regularly to prevent security breaches.
Access to Your Information and Correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. To obtain a copy of this personal information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, use our form, or write to us at BD Australia Pty Ltd. We may charge a small fee for this service.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
We may modify this policy at any time, in our sole discretion and all modifications will be effective immediately upon our posting of the modifications on this site. Unless we specifically provide otherwise, this policy only applies to this site and our online activities, and does not apply to any of our offline activities.
You will only receive marketing materials from us if you have consented to receiving this information. Each individual marketing email that we send out gives recipients the chance to easily opt out of future marketing. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us at the address below.
How to Contact Us
BD Australia Pty Ltd
Unit 3/167 Prospect Highway