“Personal information” means information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about a person whose identity is apparent, or can be reasonably ascertained, from the information or opinion.
Hydro Construciton Products collects personal information from a wide variety of sources including this Web Site, during telephone calls and directly from customers, distributors and suppliers.
Among the personal information that Hydro Construction Products commonly collects is the following:
The National Privacy Principles require that, other than for certain specified exceptions, we only use your information for the purpose for which it was collected or a purpose related to that purpose. Some of the purposes for which we commonly use your information are as follows:
However, Hydro Construction Products may also use information for any other purpose for which the information was collected and for purposes related to that purpose.
Hydro Construction Products recognises that some of the information you choose to supply may be personal information. Hydro Construction Products will not disclose your personal information to a third party except as described in the privacy statements we provide to you or where the disclosure is otherwise consistent with the law.
In relation to this Web Site, Hydro Construction Products collects, uses and discloses personal information in the following ways:
Hydro Construction Products’ web servers (and our feedback forms on the web) gather your IP address to help diagnose problems with our service, to administer our Web Site, and to gather broad user information (for example, which areas of our Web Site are visited most frequently). Such user information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
A cookie is a small data file. Hydro Construction Products does not use permanent cookies that are stored on your hard drive after you have visited our Web Site. However, we do use temporary cookies which are only stored on your hard drive for the duration of a single browser session. These temporary cookies allow our servers to keep a record of where users have visited on our Web Site. Users who do not want to receive cookies can configure their web browsers to refuse them, however doing so may prevent some part of our Web Site from working.
Users may choose to supply Hydro Construction Products with information either via email links from this Web Site, or by completing and submitting one or more of the forms which are available on this Web Site. Hydro Construction Products does not require users to register in order to use this Web Site. However, we may ask you to provide certain personal information to enable you to participate in particular activities, such as entering a competition online, using our online shareholder services or to enable us to respond to any queries you may make through this Web Site. In such cases we may pass on your personal information to third parties engaged by us to provide such services.
Calls to Hydro Construction Products Consumer Enquiries (Calls) may be recorded for quality, training and verification purposes. Even if your Call is not recorded, Hydro Construction Products Consumer Enquiries may collect personal information that you provide during the Calls. In relation to personal information provided during Calls, Hydro Construction Products collects, uses and discloses personal information in the following ways:
We will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify any personal information about you which we hold, when it is no longer needed by us.
Hydro Construction Products recognises that you may wish to access or update personal information that Hydro Construction Products holds about you. Hydro Construction Products will provide access to that information in accordance with the Act. You may access, correct or update your personal information by contacting us (please go to our Contact Us page).
You should be aware that Hydro Construction Products may refuse to correct your personal information if it does not agree that the information is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate. If Hydro Construction Products does not agree to amend your personal information then we will add a note to the personal information stating that you disagree with it.
Hydro Construction Products will take reasonable steps to protect personal information we collect from you from misuse, loss or unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.