Thank you for taking the time to learn more about how Joel Spencer Design (JSD) manages your personal information.
How Information is used
Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with JSD's rights or property, users of this Site, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our Site, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. We will nonetheless endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.
Cookies and Invisible Pixels
A cookie is a very small text file that is sent to a user's browser from a web server and stored on the user's computer hard drive. It assigns the computer a unique identifier. It is essentially the user's identification card when he/she returns to JSD's site. Cookies save you time because they help us to provide a customised experience without having to remind us of your preferences each time you return to our web pages. JSD cookies cannot damage files, nor can they read information from the hard drive of a computer.
Cookies can help us provide our visitors with a personalised online experience in the following ways:
They remember names and passwords for future visits so log-in is easier and faster * They ensure visitors are provided with the appropriate frames and content.
They ensure visitors obtain the information requested.
They help us deliver communications that are relevant and targeted to our visitors' interests.
JSD cookies do not follow visitors when travelling on the Internet after leaving JSD site. We track the usage of our site in order to modify it according to our visitors' needs. We pay attention to what information is requested and attempt to make it easier to find such information in the future.
If visitors do not want the benefits of these cookies they can set their browser to reject the cookies. Visitors should consult the instructions for their particular browser on how to do this. However, visitors should understand that rejecting cookies might affect their ability to perform certain transactions on our site and our ability to recognise their browser from one visit to the next.
JSD also uses invisible pixels, sometimes called web beacons, to count how many people visit certain web pages. Information collected from invisible pixels is used and reported in the aggregate without personally identifiable information. JSD may use this information to improve marketing programs and content.
Like many web site operators, we also use software to analyse and record visitor numbers and other details such as:
The number of page views (or page impressions) that occur on Site; the number of visitors to our Site; how long those visitors (on average) spend on our Site when they do visit; and common entry and exit points into our Site. We to assist in analysing the usage of our web site use this aggregate, non-personal information.
Access to your personal information
We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep any information that we hold about you accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect or if you otherwise wish to review or correct that information, please contact us.
Links To other Web Sites
We may provide links from this Site to other web sites ("linked sites"). Unless we tell you otherwise, these linked sites are not under our control, and we do not accept responsibility for the privacy practices of those sites or their operators. Before disclosing your personal information to any other web site, you should examine the terms and conditions of those sites and their privacy practices.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's website at www.privacy.gov.au.
Last Updated: December 2016