What Information Do We Collect?
The Global Village will not collect personally identifiable information about you unless you voluntarily supply it to us. The types of personal information collected include: business name, ABN, owner name, shipping address, billing address, e-mail address, and phone number. The types of personal information collected from purchase order customers include: trade references and driver's license number.
In addition, we collect non-personally identifiable information about users when we record the IP addresses from the computers used by visitors to our sites. An IP address is an address that points to your computer on the Web. Web servers identify your computer by the IP address assigned to it. Whenever you request a web site from that server, that server logs your IP addresses. TheGlobalVillage.com.au will never link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. While your visit to TheGlobalVillage.com.au will be logged, your status remains anonymous to us unless you decide to provide information to us. We keep a record of the number of page views on each of our pages in order to better understand what pages are popular and meet the needs of our visitors.
How Do We Use Your Information?
We may utilise information requested from you in order to notify you of The Global Village products and services, sales and promotions, or other matters that may interest you. The Global Village will never sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anybody. If we ever need to share personally identifiable information about you in order to provide a product or service you have requested, we will only ever do so after having obtained your consent.
We use "cookies" to assist us in providing a more complete service by measuring which web site areas are of the most interest. We are only able to read cookies from TheGlobalVillage.com.au web site. If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so in using the tools in your browser.
How Do We Keep Your Information Secure?
The Global Village endeavours to prevent unauthorised access and to maintain data accuracy while ensuring the correct use of information. Therefore we have implemented appropriate physical and electronic procedures to safeguard and secure personal information we collect.
You must apply for registration with TheGlobalVillage.com.au if you wish to purchase products. At the time of registration you are given a password; it is important that you remember your password because each time you wish to make a purchase or access your information, you will be asked to provide it. The onus is upon you to maintain the confidentiality of your password and you are responsible for all uses of your password. We recommend you do not disclose your password to any other person. Further, to protect your account and personal information, after having completed your visit you need to log off of our web site and shut down your browser.
TheGlobalVillage.com.au implements security measures including encryption and authentication tools to safeguard your data from unauthorised use. Our server operates behind a firewall to prevent unauthorised users gaining access and tampering with files and information we store. Credit card information is not stored after an order is dispatched.
TheGlobalVillage.com.au uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology in order to safeguard personal information and credit card information. Once you enter the checkout page, or when you create or change your account, or when you log yourself in your computer starts to communicate with our server in secure mode; you can observe that you are in secure mode because the "http" in the address bar on your browser will change to "https". Additionally, you will see a padlock next to the address bar of your browser window. In secure mode, it is not possible for anyone on the Internet to see what you type into the page.
How Do I Correct My Information or "Opt-Out"?
We appreciate your cooperation in maintaining current information about you by notifying us of changes to your business name, name, address, phone number or e-mail address. If you wish to change or remove your personal information from our web site you may do so by contacting us at our store address or by telephone. To add new store addresses, change your password, or view your order history, you need to log in to "My Account" on TheGlobalVillage.com.au.
The Global Village will never knowingly collect or solicit information provided by people under the age of 18. Individuals under the age of 18 should not provide information to us via this web site.