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Think Brick Australia Website Privacy Policy.

At Think Brick Australia we want our visitors and customers to always be aware of any information we collect, how we use it and what our obligations are to protect the privacy of people using this website. Please read this statement to find out what information about you is collected by us, and why. Think Brick Australia respects and protects the privacy of users.

By visiting this website you are agreeing with and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy you should immediately cease using the website.

As this Policy may be updated from time to time we encourage you to check this Policy regularly.

Statistical information
When you visit the Think Brick Australia website, the following information is recorded for statistical purposes

  • your server's address
  • the top-level domain from which you access the Internet (eg: .gov, .com, .edu, .org, .au, .sg etc)
  • the type of browser you use
  • the date and time you visited our site
  • the pages you visited and the documents downloaded
  • the link you followed to get to our site
  • the link you followed to leave our site

This information is used to create summary statistics to tell us the number of visitors coming to the different sections of our site, what information is most and least used, technical design information, such as broken links. We use this information to make our site more useful to visitors. Although Think Brick Australia will use its best efforts not to identify users or their browsing activities, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our Internet Service Provider's logs if they need such information for an official investigation in circumstances described in the National Privacy Principles and other applicable laws and regulations, including for the purpose of investigating alleged contraventions of the law.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of information that an Internet website sends to your browser when you access information at that site.

The server technology used for the Think Brick Australia website generates a unique ID number to identify the users browser. This ID number is set as a cookie called CFID on the user's browser. The server will identify the user's browser each time the relevant information is accessed via the website. For more information about Cookies and their use, please see the Cookies section on the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner site.

Membership Registration

Our site's registration form requires you to provide us contact information. We may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information about our company and promotional material from some of our member partners. Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary.

Membership Registration and Email Communications

It is the policy of Think Brick Australia to send our registered users relevant emails about our service.  Further, it is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list at the member's request.

Updating Your Personal Information

Think Brick Australia provides you with ways in which you can alter your personal data, including (for some users) changing your password.

Control of Your Password

You are responsible for all actions taken with your user name, email address and password. If you choose to share your user name, email address and password or your information with third parties to provide you additional services, you are responsible for all actions taken with this information.

Emailing Tools

Think Brick Australia may provide facilities throughout the site to refer a friend to this site (email page to a friend). You may not use the "Email this page to a Friend" service or other email forwarding services that we offer to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate our privacy policy or Conditions of Use. We do not permanently store, sell, or rent these email messages or the email addresses.

Our Contact Details

If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy, or have a problem or complaint, then you should contact us by sending an e-mail to info@thinkbrick.com.au.

Accessing and changing your information

The information that you provide is only accessed by authorised persons in a secure environment. We attempt to keep our server secure and free from unauthorised access and use, by enforcing physical security at the premises in which the server is located, and by using industry standard technological measures to prevent unauthorised remote access to the server.

Unfortunately, no server on the Internet nor any data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Despite our best efforts to keep our server and transmissions to and from our server secure, we are unable to absolutely guarantee security and there will always be a risk of unauthorised access to your information. Although we will take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information that we hold about you, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to such information.

Links to other sites

This site contains links to other sites. Think Brick Australia is not responsible for the privacy practice or content of such websites.

Terms of Use

The Think Brick Australia Website accessible through the address www.thinkbrick.com.au is a service provided by Clay Brick & Paver Institute Limited trading as Think Brick Australia (Think Brick Australia).

By accessing or otherwise using the Think Brick Australia Website you agree to be bound by these conditions of use and you acknowledge that Think Brick Australia provides the Think Brick Australia Website to you on these conditions of use. Think Brick Australia is entitled at its sole discretion to change, modify, amend, add or remove any part of these conditions of use and to change, amend or delete any features of the Think Brick Australia Website at any time without notice. Your continued use of the Think Brick Australia Website after this time constitutes an agreement by you to abide by and be bound by these conditions of use, as so amended.

Intellectual Property Protection

Think Brick Australia owns all intellectual property in the Think Brick Australia Website, unless indicated otherwise. Subject to these conditions of use, Think Brick Australia grants to you a non-exclusive and non transferable limited licence to do the following:

(a) View and download information directly accessible through the Think Brick Australia Website.

(b) Use information directly accessible through the Think Brick Australia Website.

You agree that, subject to your use of the Think Brick Australia Website in accordance with the limited licence granted to you, you will not infringe Think Brick Australia's intellectual property in the Think Brick Australia Website and will not modify, copy, republish, frame, distribute or communicate any part of the Think Brick Australia Website or any information or publication contained therein or otherwise use them in a way which will infringe Think Brick Australia's intellectual property or other property rights.

Disclaimer

Except as provided by law, the Think Brick Australia Website is provided "as is" and without any warranty or condition, express or implied. Think Brick Australia does not warrant that the information contained in or accessible through the Think Brick Australia Website is accurate, suitable for your purposes or without errors, omissions or viruses nor does Think Brick Australia guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Think Brick Australia Website. You acknowledge that access and use of the Think Brick Australia Website (including the software operating in connection with the Think Brick Australia Website) may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of Think Brick Australia's control. Think Brick Australia does not warrant the accuracy of any advice, opinion, statement, publication, representation or other information displayed on or accessible through the Think Brick Australia Website. Subject to the provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974, Think Brick Australia makes no representations or warranties in respect of the information and materials available on the Think Brick Australia Website or the means of accessing that information and material (including the software operating in connection with the Think Brick Australia Website). Think Brick Australia makes no warranty or representation and accepts no responsibility for any websites operated or controlled by entities other than Think Brick Australia which are or may become linked or framed to or from the Think Brick Australia Website.

Use of Information

If you upload or otherwise provide any information or content ('Content') in the course of accessing or using the Think Brick Australia Website, you agree that such Content will be available to Think Brick Australia to use in any manner it thinks fit, subject to applicable provisions of any legislation including (without limitation) privacy legislation. You agree that you will not upload or otherwise provide any Content which:

(a) Is defamatory, fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, intimidating, harassing, harmful, hateful, abusive, tortious, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, sexist, racist, homophobic, violent, degrading; or

(b) Infringes the intellectual or other proprietary interests of third parties; or

(c) Impersonates another person or entity, attempts to solicit personal information from another user, contains sexually explicit language or images, advertises or promotes the sale of products or services such as firearms, tobacco or alcohol, adult products and services and any other products or services Think Brick Australia considers to be inappropriate; or

(d) contains spam, chain letters, pyramid and other such selling and marketing schemes, computer viruses, computer code, files or programs or other harmful components that are designed to interrupt, destroy, change or limit the functionality of the Think Brick Australia Website or any other computer software, hardware or other electronic equipment, information which in any way impinges on another user's use or enjoyment of the Think Brick Australia Website or otherwise breaches or encourages other users to breach these terms of use; or

(e) Violates any law, statute or regulation; or

(f) Forges information to disguise the origin of any Content; or

(g) Encourages or incites any other person to engage in any of the above behaviour.

You agree to grant Think Brick Australia a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright you have in any Content, in all media now known or not currently known. You also agree to waive any moral rights or similar rights you may have or may acquire in the future in that Content in our favour.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that Think Brick Australia is not liable to you or anyone else for any loss or damages (including direct, indirect, special or consequential loss) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Think Brick Australia Website, the use by Think Brick Australia of information provided by you to Think Brick Australia through the Think Brick Australia Website or any such loss or damage which may arise should you be unable to access the Think Brick Australia Website, for whatever reason and however arising, including negligence.

You indemnify Think Brick Australia against any action, liability, claim, loss, damage, proceeding, expense (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by us, arising from, or which is directly or indirectly, related to:

(a) Your breach or non-observance of any term of these conditions of use; or

(b) Any breach or inaccuracy in any of your representations or warranties.

Breach and termination

If you breach any provision of these terms of use Think Brick Australia may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend or permanently prevent your access to all or certain parts of the Think Brick Australia Website. In any event, Think Brick Australia may terminate these terms of use (and your right to use the Think Brick Australia Website) at any time and for any reason without prior notice to you.

Choice of Law and Use of Think Brick Australia Website

These conditions of use, and the agreement of which they form part, is to be governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia. Think Brick Australia has designed the Think Brick Australia Website for use only within the Commonwealth of Australia and makes no warranties or representations with regard to use by persons accessing, downloading or otherwise using the Think Brick Australia Website outside the Commonwealth of Australia. The Think Brick Australia Website is available only to people in Australia who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law.