Privacy and Security Policy
We advise that all visitors to our website must read, understand and accept the following Terms and Conditions regarding the use of our website and all services available.
Smithson Equipment (Aust) Pty Ltd are firmly committed to privacy in accordance with the Guidelines issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner. This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this site.
If you are submitting personal information over the internet which you wish to remain private, please note that, while all attempts are made to secure information transmitted to this site, there is a possibility that information you submit could be observed by a third party while in transit.
When you visit this site, our server logs information that is provided by your browser. This information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, discover what information is most and least used, determine technical design specifications, and help us make our site more useful to visitors. The information logged is as follows:
- the type of browser you are using;
- the date and time of your visit;
- your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc);
- the address of the referring site;
- your server's IP address (a number which is unique to the machine through which you are connected to the Internet: usually one of your service provider's machines).
- the address of the pages accessed and any documents downloaded.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, unless disclosure is required by law or due to a mandatory requirement of a Court, Governmental Agency or Regulatory Authority. We use the information only for statistical analysis or systems administration purposes.
Electronic mail addresses (Email)
We will only record your e-mail address if you send us an email message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you provide it, and will not be added to a mailing list unless you request that this be done. We will not disclose it without your consent.
Subscription and Feedback Forms
Some pages of this web site provide the facility for users to fill out an online form for the purpose of subscribing to a special service or to provide us with feedback about our website. We will ask you to provide only enough personal information to fulfil that purpose. We will record it to facilitate follow up and for statistical analysis. Only authorised Smithson Equipment (Aust) Pty Ltd staff will have access to this information.
Links to External / Third Party Sites
This site contains links to external/third party websites for the convenience of our visitors. However, Smithson Equipment (Aust) Pty Ltd, independently nor jointly have any knowledge of, nor control over, the privacy practices of these web sites and has no knowledge of whether cookies or other tracking devices are used on linked sites. You visit these websites at your own discretion,
When purchasing from Smithson Equipment your financial details are passed through a secure server using the latest SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology. SSL encryption is the current industry standard. If you have any questions regarding our security policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org