Privacy Policy

At oBooks Australia, your right to privacy and data security is a primary concern. Below are the guidelines we use for protecting the information you provide us during a visit to our Internet site, www.obooks.com.au.

Information We Collect

We may ask you to provide personal information when you:

  • Use our website;
  • Request for proposals
  • Participate in surveys or other promotional activities;
  • Subscribe to newsletters, promotional emails, or other materials;
  • Contact us.

Information we may request includes your email address, name, home address, and telephone number. Forms that you may fill in will indicate whether information requested is mandatory or voluntary.

We may collect information about your visits to our websites, including the pages you view, the links you click, search terms you enter, and other actions you take in connection with oBooks Australia website and services. We may also collect certain information from the browser you used to come to our website, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type and language, access times, the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the website that referred you to our website and to which URL you browse away from our site if you click on a link on our site.

In order to offer you a more consistent and personalized experience in your interactions with oBooks Australia, information collected through one source may be combined with information obtained through other sources. We may also supplement the information we collect with information obtained from other parties.

How We Use Personal Information

oBooks Australia uses your personal information to:

  • Deliver the service and support, or prepare, the proposals which you have requested;
  • Send communications to you, such as information about services available from our web site, promotional offers, and surveys;
  • Customize, analyse, and improve our bookkeeping service (including the contents on our website), technologies, communications and relationship with you;
  • Protect the security or integrity of the website, our business, or our service;

Disclosing Personal Information

We may share your personal information with corporate affiliates to carry out transactions you request or to make our business or that of our corporate affiliates more responsive to your needs. We may also disclose your personal information in connection with law enforcement, fraud prevention, or other legal action; as required by law or regulation; or if we reasonably believes it is necessary to protect us, its customers, or the public. In addition, we may share your personal information with business partners that help us to carry out transactions you request or that help us to customize, analyse, and/or improve our communication or relationship with you, and then only with business partners who share our commitment to protecting your personal information. Except as described above, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have provided consent.

How We Secure Your Personal Information

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, such as encryption, passwords, physical security, etc. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant that the personal information or private communications you transmit to us will always remain private, and you do so at your own risk.

Collection and Use of Children’s Personal Information

We take children’s privacy seriously. If you are under 18 years of age, please do not submit any personal information through our website.

Third-Party Websites and Services

Please be aware that other websites that may be accessed through our website may collect personally identifiable information about you. The information practices of those third-party websites linked to www.obooks.com.au are not covered by this privacy statement.

Please be aware that, in providing services on our behalf, our business partners may collect personal information about you.

Changes to Our Privacy Statement Regarding Customer and Online User Information

We will occasionally update this privacy statement. If we make changes to the Privacy Statement Regarding Customer and Online User Information or make any material changes to how we will use your personal information, we will revise the Privacy Statement to reflect such changes and revise the statement’s effective date, included at the end of this section.

Updated on Nov 2, 2011