Privacy Policy

Whoa Hoss! Privacy Policy

  1. Introduction
    1. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. Our website collects personal information only on a voluntary basis for payment processing, contest entry, and contact inquiries. It also collects metadata analytics on website use patterns. This policy explains how your personal information is treated.
    2. By using our website, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.
  2. Collection of Personal Information
    1. We may collect, store, and analyze or process the following kinds of information:
      1. your IP address, geographic location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths;
      2. information generated during the use of website services, such as timing, frequency, and pattern of service utilization;
      3. information that you provide when subscribing for a mailing / notification list;
      4. information relating to any purchases of goods made, including your name, billing address, shipping address, telephone number, email address, and card details;
      5. information that you voluntarily submit to our website for online publication (could include your name, photo, content of your inquiry or suggestion or your child’s name, photo or content of a contest submission); and
      6. any other personal information that you choose to send to us.
    2. Before you disclose any personal information about another individual or group, you must obtain that entity’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that information in accordance with this policy.
  3. Use of Personal Information
    1. Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for:
      1. administration and organization of website features;
      2. sending you goods purchased through the website;
      3. collecting payments and sending receipts;
      4. sending you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
      5. conducting skilled contests for students;
      6. managing enquiries and complaints relating to the website;
      7. keeping the website secure and preventing fraud; and
      8. verifying compliance with terms and conditions governing the use of our website.
    2. If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we are entitled to publish that information in according with the license you grant us.
    3. All of our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider, WooCommerce. You can view the provider’s privacy policy at http://woopos.com.au/privacy-policy/. We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
  4. Disclosure of Personal Information
    1. We may disclose your information to our professional advisers, suppliers, or subcontractors when it is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
    2. We may disclose your personal information:
      1. to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
      2. in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
      3. in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights, including for purposes of fraud prevention and reduction of credit risk.
      4. Except as established in this policy, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties without express consent.
  5. Retention of Personal Information
    1. Personal information processed for any purpose(s) will not be kept for longer than is necessary for that (those) purpose(s).
    2. Notwithstanding the aforementioned provision, we will retain data:
      1. to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
      2. in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
      3. in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights, including for purposes of fraud prevention and reduction of credit risk.
  6. Security of Personal Information
    1. We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.
    2. All electronic financial transactions processed through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
    3. You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and beyond reasonable apparatus we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
  7. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
    1. This website targets minors by nature. Though COPPA defines “child” as an individual under the age of 13, all activity involving the collection, use, disclosure, or retention of any minor’s personal information will be conducted in strict accordance with COPPA.
    2. The receipt and treatment of any minor’s information must first be authorized by the parent or legal guardian of that child. Verification mechanisms fulfilling legal requirements are utilized for contest submissions and email inquiries selected for publication.
  8. Amendments
    1. We may update this policy as needed by publishing a new version on our website.
  9. Cookies
    1. Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier that is sent by a web server to a web browser, stored by the browser, and sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store by your voluntary permission may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
    2. Most browsers allow you to block cookies. Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of some of the features on our website.
  10. Whoa Hoss! Details
    1. This website is owned and operated by Kerry Morris. You may contact the sole proprietorship through any means provided on the “Contact” tab of the website.