PRIVACY POLICY

RUSSELL HOBBS – ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated April 2013

Russell Hobbs is part of the Spectrum Brands group. The Spectrum Brands group is comprised of Spectrum Brands Australia Pty Ltd ACN 007 070 573. The Spectrum Brands group (us or we) is committed to respecting your privacy.

If you choose to provide us with personal information (any information by which you can be personally identified), it will be treated in accordance with this privacy policy (Privacy Policy).

Unless otherwise advised to us, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use or disclosure of any personal information you provide to us, in circumstances that are:

  • set out in this Privacy Policy; or
  • clearly explained to you at the time when the information is collected from you; or
  • permitted under the Australian privacy legislation.

 

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

We will collect and hold your personal information if you visit our website, complete an online product warranty request, join the Food & Home Living club, follow Facebook Page or other Social Media platform, subscribe to our newsletters, participate into any promotion or competition, complete a printed product warranty card, enter a competition/promotion or otherwise make a request/enquiry. 

The information we collect may include (but is not limited to) your name, email address, IP address, telephone number and credit card details.

We will collect personal information only when there is a legitimate business need to do so, as noted in this Privacy Policy.

 


USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

The personal information that we collect from you may be used for the purposes of providing our products and services to you. This includes storing the information in our database, storing and processing information to provide you with any products or services you have requested, for billing purposes or to enable us to develop and customise products or services to better meet your needs and preferences.

Your personal information may also be used for the following purposes:

  • statistical purposes (e.g. general website usage statistics, including site visitors tracking);
  • promotional and marketing purposes, unless otherwise advised by you (e.g. to send out direct email/ e-newsletters, brochures and printed newsletters containing recipes, healthy living tips, product information etc);
  • to inform you of special offers, product discounts, promotions and competitions, unless otherwise advised by you; and
  • any other customer support purposes.

 

For any of the above purposes we may contact you by electronic or other means.

You can choose not to provide certain personal information, but then you may be precluded from taking advantage of our services, receiving special promotional offers or purchasing products from the Russell Hobbs website.



DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others. We will only disclose your personal information to selected third parties who carry out functions on our behalf, including fulfilling orders, delivering products, sending postal mail and e-mail, entering data into a database, analysing data, developing and maintaining our website functions, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These third parties will have access to personal information to the extent needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

Other than as described above, we will not share your personal information with any other third party for any other purpose without your consent, unless it is otherwise necessary for compliance with applicable laws.



SECURITY

We maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of your personal information.


ACCESS, REVIEW AND CORRECTION

We are continuing to enhance our procedures to enable you to review and correct, upon request, the personal information we collect from you. Currently, this requires that you make such a request in a manner that can be verified. You can make a request to review, update or correct your personal information (subject to any exemptions which may be applicable under the Australian privacy legislation), by contacting us at the details set out below.



OUR WEBSITE

We have structured our website so that you can visit Russell Hobbs without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.



LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Our websites may contain links to third party websites. We are not responsible or liable for the content presented by or contained in any independent third party website. While we will protect your personal information on our websites, we cannot control, and are not be responsible for, the privacy policies or practices of third party sites.

This Privacy Policy is limited to our collection, storage and use of personal information collected via this website or otherwise in the course of our business, as noted above, and does not apply to any third parties. You should therefore check the individual privacy policy of any third party when accessing other websites via our website.

 

CLICK-STREAM DATA

Each time you visit our website our server collects anonymous information, known as “click-stream data”, from you. This data includes the type of browser and system you are using; the address of the site you have come from and move to after your visit; the date and time of your visit; and your server's IP address. 

We may collect this information for statistical purposes to find out how our website is used and navigated, including the number of hits, the frequency and duration of visits, most popular session times. We may use this information to evaluate and improve our website performance.

 

COOKIES

A ”cookie” is a piece of information that our web server may send to your machine when you visit our website. The cookie is stored on your machine, but does not identify you or give us any information about your computer.

A cookie helps us to recognise you when you re-visit our website and to co-ordinate your access to different pages on the website. With most internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. If you want to do this, refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more.



MORE ON OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Our Privacy Policy has been developed out of respect for the privacy preferences and choices of our customers and prospects However we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change or modify this Privacy Policy at any time to meet changes in the regulatory environment or other business needs. When such changes or modifications are made, they will be posted at this same location and the “Last Updated” date above will be changed so you are always aware of when the Privacy Policy was last revised.



CONTACT US 

If you:

  • have any further privacy concerns or inquiries;
  • do not wish to receive any future communications from us; or
  • wish to make a complaint,

please contact our privacy officer at:

Spectrum Brands Australia Pty Ltd 
Email: info@spectrumbrands.com.au
Phone: +61 3 8551 5000
Fax : +61 3 8551 5001

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