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Last update: 25 June 2020
We recognise that your personal information is important to you and share your concerns about how information is collected, used and shared. Jekkle is committed to safeguarding your personal information and will always handle your personal information securely and carefully.
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safer and customised experience. The use of personal information collected from you may be used for the following purposes: Providing you with the products and services you require; administering your account; billing and collection of debts; servicing our relationship with you; answering your enquiries; to marketing services and products and providing customer support. The use of personal information allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customise our services to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for this purpose and to achieve this goal.
To fully use our services, you will need to register using our online registration form, where you will be required to provide us with your contact information and other personal information. You are also required to provide us with a Username.
In the process of conducting our business, we are likely to collect a wide range of personal information about you. The type of personal information we collect always includes your name and can include your current address, previous addresses, email address, university, telephone/mobile numbers, financial information (including credit history), bank account details, credit card details and products and services we provide to you. If you choose not to allow us to collect this personal information we may not be able to provide you with the products and services you require. For legal reasons this information may need to be held by us after your account has been finalised.
Our main purpose for collecting this data is to provide you with a better user experience and a more relevant and more useful service from www.jekkle.com.au.
We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of our Website. “Cookies” are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing customised services. We also offer certain features that are only available through the use of a “cookie”. We also use “cookies” to allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Cookies are stored on your hard drive, not on our Website. Most cookies are “session cookies,” meaning that they are automatically deleted at the end of a session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on our Website and you may be required to reenter your password more frequently during a session.
If you choose to bid, buy or sell on our Website, we collect information about your bidding, buying and selling behaviour. We also collect other users’ comments about you in our feedback area.
If you choose to post messages or leave feedback for other users, we will collect and store such information that you disclose to us and which is necessary for us to achieve our primary goal described above.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
We aggregate (gather up data across all user accounts) personal information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to identify you personally. Certain information, such as your name, email address, password, credit card number, and bank account number, are never disclosed to advertisers.
Throughout the Website, you are identified by your Username. If you select your email address as your Username you will disclose your email address to other users and third parties. As a result, other users and third parties might send you unsolicited email and be able to personally identify all of your activities on the Website. Although our pages are coded with robot exclusion headers, others may attempt to automatically collect your email address from our Website. Even if your Username is not your email address, your Username can be used to identify you and your activities throughout the Website. Other people can see your bids, items that you have purchased in the past, your feedback rating and associated comments, your postings on the Website, and so on. We also provide a number of ways to allow other users to find more out about you and your Website activities, such as our feature that allows users to quickly see all of the items you are offering at the time. If you are involved in a transaction, we have a feature that allows other users to view your email address and obtain your contact information.
In the event that Jekkle goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets (a “Business Transaction”), your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. We may share or transfer your information in connection with such Business Transactions.
Jekkle may lawfully disclose your personal information for law enforcement or regulatory purposes. Jekkle cooperates with law enforcement inquiries and other third parties to enforce laws, intellectual property and other rights. We can (and you authorise us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other governmental officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, piracy or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.
We require these organisations to adhere to strict confidentiality about your personal information and also seek to ensure that they adhere to the National Privacy Principles.
In order to facilitate interaction among all Jekkle community members, our service allows you limited access to other users’ contact information. As a seller you have access to the Username, email address and other contact information of the buyer or winning bidder(s), and as a buyer or winning bidder you have access to the Username, email address and other contact information of the seller.
By entering into our User Agreement, you agree that, with respect to other users’ personal information that you obtain through the Website or through a Jekkle-related communication or Jekkle-facilitated transaction, Jekkle hereby grants to you a license to use such information only for:
In all cases, you must give users an opportunity to remove themselves from your database and a chance to review what information you have collected about them. In addition, under no circumstances, except as defined in this Section, can you disclose personal information about another user to any third party without our consent and the consent of such other user after adequate disclosure. Note that law enforcement personnel, Verified Rights Owner Programme participants, and other rights holders are given different rights with respect to information they access.
We and our users do not tolerate spam. Therefore, without limiting the foregoing, you are not licensed to add a Jekkle user, even a user who has purchased an item from you, to your mail list (email or physical mail) without their express consent after adequate disclosure.
Please note that we may email you as part of the Service. For example, we send (or may send) emails to you in some of the following example circumstances:
However, in terms of any marketing or promotional emails we may send, we will always give you the chance to opt-out (or unsubscribe) from them in the future.
We take security extremely seriously but as no system is 100% secure, we cannot completely guarantee the protection of your personal information, anymore than any other organisation can. So we cannot accept any liability for the loss, theft or misuse of the personal information which you have registered on this Website if there is a security breach.
Protecting the online privacy of children is especially important. If you are under 18 years old, please do not attempt to register with www.jekkle.com.au and do not provide us with your name, contact details or any other information about yourself. If we reasonably believe a user to be under 18, we may need to remove their details and all User Content provided by them from our Website and our records. To find out more, please read our Terms and Conditions.
Our Website contains links to other Websites. Obviously, we do not have any control over them and take no responsibility for any information you give them. Other Websites have different privacy and security policies, which we advise you to read.
Jekkle and its related companies are committed to providing you with a high level of customer service. This includes protecting and maintaining the privacy, accuracy and security of your personal information. We are bound by, and will abide by, the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act (Cth) 1988 ("Privacy Act"). This is in addition to our existing obligations under the Privacy Act.
Under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) you have a right to request access to your personal information held by us. You may do this by sending us an email using our help centre or by writing to us.