Privacy Statement

Note that here called Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd, is trading as "Benjamin’s Crafts" in Western Australia. The use of both business names within this document is freely exchangeable and is not limiting any part of the statements to one name only.

At Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd, we take your right to privacy very seriously. Our Privacy Policy describes the type of information we collect from you on the web site www.benjaminscrafts.com.au, and what we do with that information.

What personal information does Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd collect?

If you participate in a survey or contest, or purchase goods, you will be required to provide your name, e-mail address, and country. You may also choose to provide us with additional information such as your address, phone number, age, and gender. Attention kids: If you are under the age of 18, be sure to ask your parents or guardian for permission before sending any personal information.

In addition, we collect general statistical and demographic information, including times of access, browser types, Internet addresses of referring pages, and pages visited most often. When you visit benjaminscrafts.com.au we also recognize your domain name (e.g. aol.com or interport.net), but not your e–mail address.

How does Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd use the information it collects?

Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd uses the information it collects to improve its products, services, and benjaminscrafts.com.au Web site. We also use this information for our own marketing purposes; we send occasional e–mail updates with information about new products or promotions. If you do not want to receive e–mails from Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd, you may opt out when you register or otherwise provide personal information. You may also remove your name from our mailing list by notifying us at perth@benjaminscrafts.com.au.

Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd will not sell your personal information to any third party.

Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd will not reveal to any third party your personal information, except in connection with processing your online order (see below) and except to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws, police investigations, or in legal proceedings where such information is relevant. We may disclose demographic information in aggregate form to third-parties.

How to update personal information

You can update your information by contacting us at perth@benjaminscrafts.com.au. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at perth@benjaminscrafts.com.au, or at Benjamin’s Crafts PO Box 46, Inglewood WA 6932 Australia Phone (08) 9370 2132, Fax (08) 9370 2152.

Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd reserves the right to update this policy at any time by posting a notice on this site.

Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd Online Store Policy Placing an order at the Benjamin’s Crafts Online Store, www.benjaminscrafts.com.au, is fast, easy and safe. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. The personal information you submit with an order is treated as confidential information and it will not be distributed, traded, sold, or rented to anyone except as described in this policy.

How is our Online Store site administered?

We have partnered with a third party service provider to bring this store to you. The information collected during your shopping experience is owned exclusively by Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd and will only be used by Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd as stated in this policy.

What information do we collect and how is your information used?

Shopping: We collect IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, to gather broad demographic information, and to monitor the level of activity on our Site. We collect information from visitors to our Site regarding the referring URL, your IP address, which browser you used to come to the Site, the country, state, the pages of our Site that you viewed during your visit and any search terms entered on our Site.

Ordering: When you order from the Online Store, we will collect personally identifiable information from you. If you order one of our products or services, the Online Store will collect and maintain your name, e–mail address, mailing address, telephone number, product selections, credit card number, order number, referring URL, IP address and a password. Before confirming your order, you will have the opportunity to review the product order form and make changes and additions to the information it contains and these changes will be automatically kept for future use. The information you submit will only be used to process your order and to provide a more effective and personalized shopping experience. We may occasionally contact you about special offers, new products, and important functionality changes with our site and new services that may benefit you.

Customer Traffic Patterns: We track customers´ traffic patterns throughout their online sessions, including which pages a customer views while using the Site. This information is ultimately stored in the form of store categories, and, in some cases, specific URLs. We use your IP address to diagnose problems with our servers and software and to administer our Site.

We may share aggregated statistics about pages viewed on our Site and sales and other shopping information with third parties.

Cookies

Like many other commercial sites, we may utilize a standard technology called a "cookie" to collect information about how our site is used. A cookie is a small data text file; which a Web site stores on your computer’s hard drive (if your Web browser permits) that can later be retrieved to identify you to us. Cookies were designed to help a Web site recognize a user’s browser as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. A cookie cannot be read by a Web site other than the one that set the cookie. Cookies can securely store a customer’s password, personalize home pages, identify which parts of a site have been visited or keep track of selections, such as those selected in a "shopping cart." Our cookies may collect your domain name and track your selections through our site. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on a computer virus, or capture your e–mail address.

The cookies make your use of the Site easier, make the Site run more smoothly and help us to maintain a secure Site.

To shop at the Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd Online Store you need to have all cookies enabled. Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. We use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket and to remember you when you return to our stores. Cookies cannot harm your computer and do not contain any personal or private information.

How to enable cookies

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0

Select Tools –> Internet Options and click on the "Security" tab.

The default selection, "Medium", supports cookies, but you can click on the "Custom Level" button to check. Scroll down until you see the word "Cookies" and verify that the radio button next to "Enable" is selected in both options.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 (for Windows) Select View –> Internet Options and click on the "Advanced" tab.

Scroll down until you see the word "Cookies" and verify that the circle next to "Always accept cookies" is selected.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 (for Macintosh)

Select Edit –> Preferences.

Scroll down until you see "Cookies" under Receiving Files. Make sure that "Never Ask" is selected.

Netscape Communicator 4.0

Choose Edit –> Preferences and click on the "Advanced" option.

Select the radio button next to "Accept all cookies" and click "OK".

All other browsers please consult your documentation or online help files.

Security Measures

The Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd Online Store employs the industry–recognized information technology to protect the security of the information you submit to us. The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our customers is of utmost concern to us. Our secure servers protect the information using advanced encryption and firewall technology.

In order to most efficiently serve you, credit card transactions and order fulfilment are handled by established third party banking, process agents and distribution institutions. They receive the information they need to verify and authorize your credit card transactions and to ship your order. When collecting credit card information for online purchases, we offer secured–server transactions that encrypt your information in transit to thwart someone from intercepting it and misusing it. When you access your account information, the information is kept on a secure server. Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access by physical security means.

Legal Notice

Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd maintains this Site for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication. Please feel free to browse the Site. You may download material displayed on the Site for non–commercial, personal use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post, or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video without Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd written permission. Changes periodically are made to the information contained in this Site.

Disclaimer of Warranty. THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSES, OR NON–INFRINGEMENT. Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any such damages to or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Site or any linked sites.

Limitation of Liability. In no event shall Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd or any other party, involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Site, or any of their affiliates, or the officers, directors, employees, or agents of each of them, be liable for any damages of any kind, including without limitation any direct, special, incidental, indirect, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages, and on any theory of liability whatsoever, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of, or your browsing in, or your links to other sites from, this Site.

Unaffiliated Products and Sites. Descriptions of, or references to, products, publications or sites not owned by Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd or its affiliates do not imply endorsement of that product, publication or site. Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd has not reviewed all material linked to the Site and is not responsible for the content of any such material. Your linking to any other sites is at your own risk.

Communications with this Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd to disclose the identity of or help identify or locate anyone posting any such information or materials.

Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by e–mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, nonconfidential and non–proprietary. Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd cannot prevent the "harvesting" of information from this Site, and you may be contacted by Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd or unrelated third parties, by e–mail or otherwise, within or outside of this Site. Anything you transmit may be edited by or on behalf of Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd, may or may not be posted to this Site at the sole discretion of Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd and may be used by Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd is free to use any ideas, concepts, know–how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information.

TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Unless otherwise noted, product names, designs, logos, titles, text, images, audio and video within this Site are the trademarks, service marks, trade names, copyrights or other property (Intellectual Property) of Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd. All other unregistered and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd´s Intellectual Property displayed on the Site without the written permission of Selected Jewellery and Craft Imports Pty Ltd.