What information do
information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a
contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or
participate in another site feature.
When ordering or
registering, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address,
phone number, credit card information or other information. You may, however,
visit our site anonymously.
We also collect
information about gift recipients so that we can fulfil the gift purchase. The
information we collect about gift recipients is not used for marketing
Like many websites,
we use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information
about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the "Do we use
'cookies'?" section below for information about cookies and how we use
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase
products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing
communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the
To personalize your
site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product
offerings in which you are most interested.
To allow us to
better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
To quickly process
To administer a
contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
If you have
opted-in to receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If
you would no longer like to receive promotional e-mail from us, please refer to
the "How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided
to us?" section below. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail
newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails. Visitors who register or
participate in other site features such as marketing programs and
'members-only' content will be given a choice whether they would like to be on
our e-mail list and receive e-mail communications from us.
How do we protect visitor information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your
personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured
networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special
access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information
confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we
offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply
is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into
our databases to be only accessed as stated above.
Do we use "cookies"?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to
your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables
the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture
remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to
help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity,
help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that
we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better
understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to
use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and
improve our business.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent,
or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser
(like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a
little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to
modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won't have access to many
features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services
will not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the
telephone by contacting customer service.
Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally
identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as
described below. The term "outside parties" does not include Maytaglaundry.com.au.
It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist
us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long
as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also
release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with
the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights,
property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to
other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?
To modify your e-mail subscriptions, please let us know by modifying your
preferences in the "My Account" section. Please note that due to
email production schedules you may receive any emails already in production.
To delete all of your online account information from our database, sign into
the "My Account" section of our site and remove your shipping
addresses, billing addresses & payment information. Please note that we may
maintain information about an individual sales transaction in order to service
that transaction and for record keeping.
Third party links
In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party
links on our site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy
policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and
activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity
of our site and welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a
specific link does not work).
Changes to our policy
page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of
the change. This policy was last modified on August 6, 2003.
Questions and feedback
We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us
any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.
Online Policy Only
website and not to information collected offline.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability
governing the use of our website.