Privacy Policy

Who we are

This website is part of The Australian Business Services Network. Our website address is: https://stainlesssteelonline.com.au, and our Australian Business Number is 49 297 297 709.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

The data collected will be used for analytical purposes, and to provide the products and services you require. It will not be used for any other purpose within our control, and will never be sold or shared to third-parties for any reason other than our legal obligations and to perform the services you require.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. If you are concerned about this and don’t know how to remove metadata from your images, there are many programs available to remove this information.

Contact forms

The information you provide in the contact form will be used to communicate with you in relation with what it was you sent the form with. Some contact details will also be shared with our suppliers and delivery services, inasmuch is necessary to provide our products and services to you. Outside of our legal obligations, the information will be kept private, and not shared with any third-parties, other than who it is necessary to share it with to provide the services.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article (where permitted), an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. This is outside of our control, and our responsibility.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

Your data will not be shared with anyone that has no right to your information, including third-parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Your contact information will be kept private and secure in an offline location until it is no longer required.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We keep our website up-to-date with the latest technologies provided by our web hosts. The site is also https, giving you peace in knowing that any information you provide is encrypted.

What data breach procedures we have in place

All private information is stored offline, and any new information online we receive is promptly transferred to our offline system. If there are any breaches, they will be reported to the authorities.

What third parties we receive data from

We have no direct third-parties. The only third-parties are those who we have no control over, or those who are involved in providing the products or services you require.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

There is no automated decision making. Any profiling will be used anonymously to recognise what our strong and weak points are in our sales strategies, as well as feedback from our clients regarding their needs.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Where any information is required by law to give, it will be given. Check with the government legislation to understand this in more detail.