Our commitment to Privacy
Thank you for shopping at Gifts are for Giving. Gifts are for Giving is committed to
preserving the privacy of all our customers and users of our website at
https://giftsareforgiving.com.au Your privacy is important to us. Accordingly, we have
you, how we collect this information, and what we do with it after we collect it.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you place an order.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter
your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information.
Our company servers will automatically record information that your browser sends
whenever you visit a website. This data may include:
● Your computer’s IP address
● Browser type
● The pages within Gifts are for Giving you visit
● The time spent on those pages, access times and dates, and other statistics.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the
- To process transactions
- To improve our website (We continually strive to improve our website
offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
- To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively
respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you
information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional
company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. Note: If at any time
you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, please reply “unsubscribe”.
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
An anonymised 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.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal
information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is
transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our
Payment gateway provider database only to be accessible by those authorized with
special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally
identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in
operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those
parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your
information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our
site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However,
non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for
marketing, advertising, or other uses.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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.