TAPT BY HATCH Pty Ltd (ACN 638 840 972)(“we”, “us” or “our”) and our operation of the website at www.tapt.io, www.taptbyhatch.shop and www.taptbyhatch.com (“Website”) is committed to respecting your privacy.
1. Openness and transparency
1.1. We are committed to protecting your privacy and respecting and upholding your rights under the Australian Privacy Principles (“APPs”) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) (collectively, “Privacy Laws”). We are a data controller for the purposes of the GDPR. We ensure that we will take all necessary and reasonable steps to comply with the relevant Privacy Laws and to deal with inquiries or complaints from individuals about compliance with the relevant Privacy Laws.
2. Your Information
2.1. Section 6 of the Privacy Act defines personal information as ‘information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable’. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
2.2. With regards to your personal information: (a) We will collect personal information only by lawful and fair means, and not in an unreasonably intrusive way. (b) We will only collect personal information about you if you voluntarily provide it to us or if you explicitly give consent to us collecting it. If you provide us with personal information, this will constitute your consent. (c) We may also collect personal information from you when: i. you complete a Profile or set up an Account for use of the Services and Products that we provide; ii. communicate with us; iii. visit our Website; iv. provide us with feedback; or v. complete online surveys. (d) If you use a pseudonym when dealing with us or you do not provide identifiable information to us, we may not be able to provide you with any or all of our Services and/or Products as requested. If you wish to remain anonymous when you use Services, Products and/or Website, do not sign into it or provide any information that might identify you. (e) We require individuals to provide accurate, up to date and complete personal information at the time it is collected.
3. Information we may collect
3.1. The type of personal information we collect from you includes, without limitation, to the following: (a) your full name; (b) email address; (c) phone number; (d) your device ID, device type, geo-location information, computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the sites, ad data, IP address and standard web log information; (e) any additional information relating to you that you provide to us directly through our Website or online presence or through other Websites or accounts from which you permit us to collect information; (f) information you provide to us through customer surveys; or (g) billing and payment method information, including the information collected through Stripe or Shopify pay, our online payment system that is used to process payments on the Website. any other personal information that may be required in order to facilitate your dealings with us. (collectively, the “Personal Information”).
3.2. From time to time, we may also ask you to provide, without limitation, the following optional information: (a) details of your social media profiles (such as LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook); (b) the company you work, including its address, website and phone number; (c) your job classification; (d) office phone number; and (e) details of people you connect with in your personal and professional life; (f) files that may contain personal information; and (g) a personal headshot. (“Optional Information”).
4. Information about children under 18
4.1. Our Website is not intended for users under the age of 18. We acknowledge that the definition of a “minor” changes between jurisdictions, however we do not knowingly seek or collect Personal Information or Optional Information from any children below the age of 18 years.
5. What is our legal basis?
5.1. Under the GDPR, we must have a legal basis to process Personal Information collected from individuals residing in the European Union. We rely on several legal bases to process your Personal Information, including: ● where it is necessary to provide you with access to, and use of, Products, Services and Website; ● for our legitimate interests to provide, operate and improve our Products, Services or Website; ● where you have freely and expressly consented to the processing of your Personal Information by us, which you may withdraw at any time; or ● where we are under a legal obligation to process your Personal Information.
6. How your information is used
6.1. We use, process and disclose your Personal Information or Optional Information for the purposes for which the information is collected, or for a directly related purpose, including (but not limited to): ● providing our Website to you; ● the provision of our Services and Products, which includes uploading your Personal Information and Optional Information to your Profile, Tapt Card and other Tapt Products; ● administering, protecting, improving or optimising our Website, Products and Services (including performing data analytics, conducting research and for advertising and marketing purposes); ● billing you via Stripe or Shopify for purchasing of our Products or use of our Services; ● informing you about our Website, Products, Services, surveys, or other promotional activities or events sponsored or managed by us, or our business partners; ● responding to any inquiries or comments that you submit to us; ● verifying your identity; ● any other purpose you have consented to; and ● any use which is required or authorised by a relevant Privacy Law.
7. Disclosure of Personal Information
7.1. We may disclose your Personal Information to: ● third-parties we ordinarily engage from time to time to perform functions on our behalf for the above purposes; ● any person or entity to whom you have expressly consented to us disclosing your Personal Information or Optional Information to; ● our external business advisors, auditors, lawyers, insurers and financiers; ● our payment processing service provider Stripe or Shopify; and ● any person or entity to whom we are required or authorised to disclose your Personal Information or Optional Information to in accordance with the relevant Privacy Laws.
8. Direct marketing
8.1. Where we: ● have your express consent (which you may withdraw at any time by contacting us in writing at email@example.com); ● have a legal basis; or ● are otherwise permitted by relevant Privacy Laws, we may use and process your Personal Information or Optional Information to send you information about products and services we believe are suited to you and your interests or we may invite you to attend special events.
8.2. At any time, you may opt out of receiving direct marketing communications from us. Unless you opt out, you consent to receiving direct marketing communications from us and to the handling of your Personal Information or Optional Information as detailed above will continue. You can opt out by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the relevant marketing communication, or by contacting us in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. Our Website
9.1. When transmitting Personal Information or Optional Information from your computer to our Website, you must keep in mind that the transmission of information over the internet is not always completely secure or error-free. Other than liability that cannot lawfully be excluded, we will not be liable in any way in relation to any breach of security or any unintended loss or disclosure of that information.
10.2. Cookies are small files that can be stored on and accessed from a user’s device, when the user accesses a website. They enable authorised web servers to recognise you across different websites, services, devices and browsing sessions.
10.4. The data collected through Cookies will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. We will handle any Personal Information or Optional Information collected by Cookies in the same way that we handle all other Personal Information or Optional Information.
10.5. At any time, you can delete and refuse to accept browser Cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website.
11. Data Storage
11.1. We may store Personal Information or Optional Information in either electronic or hard copy. We will take all reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information from misuse, interference and loss, as well as unauthorised access, modification or disclosure and we use a number of physical, administrative, personnel and technical measures to protect your Personal Information or Optional Information.
11.2. However we cannot guarantee the security of any Personal Information or Optional Information transmitted over the internet and therefore, you disclose information, including your Personal Information or Optional Information to us at your own risk. We will not be liable for any unauthorised access, modification or disclosure, or misuse of your Personal Information or Optional Information.
11.3. We may disclose your Personal Information or Optional Information to third party recipients, such as our payment processing provider Stripe or Shopify, who may be located in or outside of the European Economic Area and Australia in order to provide our Services and Products to you. Some third party recipients (“Recipients”) may be located in countries that are not recognised by the EU Commission as providing an adequate level of protection to Personal Information.
12. Access to information
12.1. Under the GDPR an individual residing in the European Union has enhanced privacy rights, including the right to: ● require us to correct any Personal Information held about you that is inaccurate or incomplete; ● require the deletion of Personal Information concerning you in certain situations; ● data portability for Personal Information you provide to us; ● object or withdraw your consent at any time to the processing of your Personal Information; ● object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you; or ● otherwise restrict our processing of your Personal Information in certain circumstances.
12.2. Subject to some exceptions provided by the relevant Privacy Laws, you may request access to your Personal Information or Optional Information in our customer account database, or seek correction of it, by contacting us. See section 14: Contact information. Should we decline you access to your Personal Information or Optional Information, we will provide a written explanation setting out our reasons for doing so.
12.3. We may charge a reasonable fee that is not excessive to cover the charges of retrieving your Personal Information or Optional Information from our customer account database. We will not charge you for making the request.
12.4. If you believe that we hold Personal Information or Optional Information about you that is not accurate, complete or up-to-date then you may request that your Personal Information or Optional Information be amended. We will respond to your request to correct your Personal Information or Optional Information within a reasonable timeframe and you will not be charged a fee for correcting your Personal Information.
13. Third Party Sites
13.2. If you follow a link to any of these third-party websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies that you should check before you submit any Personal Information to these websites.
14. Contact information
14.2. If we receive a formal written complaint about our privacy practises, we will contact the complainant regarding his or her concerns and attempt to resolve the complaint as soon as possible.
14.3. If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of our handling of your complaint, you can lodge a privacy complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (“OIAC”) or the European Data Protection Supervisor (“EDPS”). For further information about the EDPS or OAIC’s privacy complaint handling process, please see: http://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy/making-a-privacy-complaint or https://edps.europa.eu/node/75_en.
15. Notices and Revisions
16.1. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personally identifiable information that cannot be resolved between us and the individual.