1. Collecting information on World Hobbies' Web site.
World Hobbies will collect information on our site visitors collectively, for the purpose of managing our website's content and to gauge the popularity of certain products and or features. This information is always non-personal and is primarily statistically based. World Hobbies' sole purpose in gathering this information is to improve and enhance the "customer experience" by monitoring the areas on the site with the highest volume of "traffic" etc. This aggregated information may be shared with World Hobbies' partners to provide them with an overview of how our visitors use the site. This is to ensure our team can strive toward a more efficient site and more user friendly outcome.
Cookies allow the increase to your security by storing your section ID and provides a means of monitoring "single user" access.
This aggregate, non-personal information is sorted / analysed and then provided to World Hobbies to assist in improving the usage of our website.
IP Addresses: World Hobbies' web servers gather IP addresses to assist in the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. This information also, is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
2. Collecting information on World Hobbies' Registered members
When registering with World Hobbies, personal information about you is gathered in order for you to take full advantage of all our services. To do this effectively, it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to World Hobbies as is outlined by the following.
The process of Registration is completely optional and is at "user discretion". Registration with World Hobbies' allows more of our services and resources to be utilised in enhancing your experience and allows any registered user to receive notice(s) of promotions and special offers that otherwise may be missed. Registration may include the submission of name, email address, physical address, telephone numbers and for the user to nominate options on receiving updates and promotional material. This information can be modified / amended by the user (should circumstances change etc) at any time by managing your account details.
3. World Hobbies' commitment to maintaining your privacy
World Hobbies' Privacy Statement has been created because we value our users and recognize their right to keep personal information private. This statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for World Hobbies.
4. Privacy & Site Changes
World Hobbies reserves the right to review and / or update its privacy statement as is deemed necessary. Revised versions will be updated on the website.
5. Access to Your Information
Unless you become a registered World Hobbies user, World Hobbies does not gather data that can identify you personally. When you become a World Hobbies registered user, you are able to alter your registered profile at any time. Should you require assistance with updating your account or removing your details from the site, Please contact World Hobbies.
6. World Hobbies Partners & Advertisers
World Hobbies may provide links and passes to "third party" sites. The use of your information by these third party sites is outside the control of World Hobbies therefore, we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of these companies in any of your interactions with them, or information that they gather or how it is used. If this is of concern, please read / understand the terms and conditions of any website you operate and your responsibilities in this regard.
7. Emails / communications from World Hobbies
World Hobbies may also keep you up to date with our products and website changes in an emailed newsletter. This is a free service. Our Newsletter will be sent only to our registered users and does provide the opportunity of opting out of receiving this communication at anytime. World Hobbies may also make you aware of additional products and services which will be an important part of our commitment to offering specials etc to our registered users exclusively.
World Hobbies looks forward to any ideas and / or feedback about all aspects of our website. We will store feedback that users send to us. This information will be used to improve our administrative function and to develop the services we offer our valued visitors. This information may be shared with World Hobbies' partners either in aggregate form or with any specific identifying characteristics removed to ensure privacy and security.
9. Storage & Security of Personal Information
World Hobbies will take all reasonable steps to ensure the security of its system(s). We shall allow you to access your information at any time to ensure your information is accurate and up to date.
Any information which we hold for you is stored on secure servers that are protected and located in controlled / secure facilities.
The employees and contractors who provide services related to your information are legally obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by World Hobbies. With that, World Hobbies will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of your personal information. By keeping your personal information secure, and maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the World Hobbies website, the user also can take a "hands on" approach to the security of their private information.
10. Credit Card Details
Credit Card details are gathered / used for the processing of payment(s) and will be deleted once payment is processed. For your added Security and convenience, there is also the option of using "PayPal" - please read PayPal's terms and Conditions if in doubt regarding the service(s) they offer.*Please read this policy in conjunction with all Terms and Conditions regarding the use of the World Hobbies website.
World Hobbies.com is a division of Model Engines (AUST) PTY. LTD