Privacy Statement

Collection and Use of Information

On-Line Services

Generally, the Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited Online Privacy Statement applies to all aspects of the Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited web site. All Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited subsidiaries and joint ventures will have their policies prominently posted on their site.

Personal Information

At Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited, we are committed to protecting your privacy online. Our pledge is to safeguard any personal information that you provide us, and to make every reasonable effort to use this information only as you choose.

The goal of this Privacy Statement is to notify you of our online privacy practices and to describe the choices you have about the way your information is collected and used. This statement is accessible from each page of the site, and at every point where personal information is requested. It also explains the security measures taken to protect your information, your ability to access your information and whom you can contact at Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited to answer your questions about this privacy statement and resolve any issues which may arise.

Personal Information about Others

If you send us information about others, we will use that information (usually an e-mail address) to do what you asked us to do (for example, to send our Newsletter). At any time any personal information in our possession will be deleted from all records kept by Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited and its subsidiaries, partners, associates and affiliates immediately upon their request.

Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information

We will only use your personal information (including your e-mail address) for the purpose for which you have provided it, e.g. to register for subscription to our regular Newsletter, or in the normal course of business communications.

We will not in any circumstances disclose your personal information to third parties, unless where such disclosure is required or authorised by law.

Cookies

A 'cookie' is a packet of information that allows the server (the computer that houses this web site) to identify and interact more effectively with your computer.

Our server (in some instances) generates a temporary cookie, which is used to keep track of the pages you have accessed while using our server. The cookie exists only for the time you are accessing the Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited web server. At the end of your interaction with Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited the cookie "crumbles", no longer existing on your computer and cannot be used for further identification or access to your machine.

This web site may also store cookies on your web browser in order to improve service for you on your subsequent visits to this web site.

You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is sent. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences).

If you disable the use of cookies on your web browser or remove or reject specific cookies from this web site or linked sites then you may not be able to gain access to all of the content and facilities in this web site. For further information on cookies and this web site please contact us.

Outside Links

This web site contain links to and from other web sites and Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices of those web sites. Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited encourages you to ascertain the privacy practices of those web sites.

E-mail

Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited may send you e-mail about your access details, or in response to your questions. Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited and our subsidiaries, partners, associates and affiliates may also send you e-mail with information that may be of interest to you, unless you indicate you do not want to receive this material. We will give you an opportunity to let us know your preference regarding the receiving of informative/instructive e-mail when you register your interest in this service, when you provide us with your personal information, or when we send you e-mail. You choose not to accept this informative/instructive e-mail. This option applies to informative/instructive e-mail only, as we may find it necessary to send you e-mail relating to your access account.

All informative/instructive e-mail that you receive from Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited will tell you how to decline receiving future informative/instructive e-mail. You may change your e-mail preferences at any time. See "Keeping Your Information Accurate" below.

Protecting Your Information

To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place certain physical, electronic, managerial and security procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We safeguard information according to established security standards and procedures, such as using Secure Socket Layer (SSL), and we continually assess new technology for protecting information. Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited employees are trained to understand and comply with these information principles and we communicate our privacy policy, practices and guidelines to all employees.

However, while we strive to protect your personal information, you must also take steps to protect your information. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information while you are on the Internet. At a minimum, we encourage you to change your passwords often, using a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure that you are using a secure browser as you surf the Internet.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Newsletter

If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Any subscriber to the regular e-mail newsletters issued by Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited can opt to unsubscribe at any time. All electronic publications issued by Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited will have a link enabling the recipient to easily unsubscribe, or you can inform us of your instructions to send no further informative/instructional material here

Keeping Your Information Accurate

If you are a registered user of Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited FTP Access or of any other Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited online service and any of your personal information changes, you can advise us here. For all contact information for Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited search for the most appropriate contact here. We will make every reasonable effort to make sure your requests are met. To protect your privacy, proof of identity is required.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited reserves the right to modify this privacy statement from time to time, by posting a prominent announcement on this page or, in the event of a material change, by notifying by e-mail all customers whose personal information we have retained.

This Privacy Statement was last amended on 24/06/2008

DEFINITIONS

Personal Information

Personal information includes data that reasonably can be used to identify or describe an individual such as name, employer, phone number and e-mail address.

Personal information that is retained by Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited is only with the consent of the individual to whom that information relates, and is only with that individuals consent. Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited is committed to keeping the confidential business information it receives from its commercial customers secure.

Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited On-Line Services

Generally, the Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited Online Privacy Statement applies to all content and material available on this web site. Web sites owned and operated by subsidiaries, partners, associates and affiliate of Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited may have different privacy statements. All or any Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited subsidiaries and joint venture partners will have their policies prominently posted on their respective web sites.

cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited cookies do not contain any personal information and are used for these reasons:

  • we use session cookies to keep track of temporary information. For example, cookies keep track of the pictures you upload
  • to remember you when you login to the places on our site which require Membership or where you have previously given us information
  • to help us understand authorised user traffic patterns
  • to deliver information to you specific to your interests

Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited wants to be sure you understand that accepting a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you, other than the data that you chose to provide to us. Only aafl.com.au can read the cookie set by aafl.com.au, and aafl.com.au cannot read cookies set by other sites.

Setting cookie preferences

You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. Please click on the "Help" menu of your browser for information on setting cookie preferences.

How does Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited protect my information?

Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited implements a variety of administration, managerial, and technical security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Personal information is contained behind secured networks and is accessible only by authorised personnel.

What is SSL?

When obtaining access to On-Line facilities clients of Australian Alpaca Fleece Limited have the security of a secure server. When your browser communicates with a secure server, all information is encrypted, keeping it private. This technology makes it as safe as possible to transmit your personal information over the Internet. To use this server, your web browser must support SSL (Secure Socket Layers).