PUBLIC NOTICE & PRIVACY STATEMENT
"This privacy statement
discloses the privacy practices for ® heartbeatentertainment.com.au. We
respect your privacy and are committed to safeguarding your privacy
online. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal
information will be treated as you use this site. This policy may be
changed from time to time, without notice, at ®
heartbeatentertainment.com.au's sole discretion, so please check back
This statement is intended to notify you of:
(a) What personally identifiable information is collected from
you; What cookies are and how they are used by this site; The
organisation collecting the information; With whom the information may
(b) How the information is used; What choices are available to
you regarding collection, use and distribution of the information; How
you can update, correct, or delete your personally identifiable
information; The kind of security precautions that are in place to
protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information
(c) Our policy for children under the age of 13; By using this
Site, you signify your assent to the terms and conditions contained in
this Privacy Statement. Please do not use this Site if you do not agree
to the Site's privacy practices, as described herein. Your continued use
of this Site, after changes have been made to this Privacy Statement,
with or without notice, will constitute your assent to any changes.
1. What personally identifiable information does
heartbeatentertainment.com.au collects personally identifiable
information from our users at several different points on our website.
We collect information such as your name, age and email address during
registration for certain online activities offered on our site, such as
surveys, chat rooms, games, contests, bulletin boards, or email
newsletters. In addition, information is collected when you make a
purchase from our web site, or report a problem to our web site.
Whenever you contact heartbeatentertainment.com.au, post a message or
participate in a Forum, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
Wherever heartbeatentertainment.com.au collects personally identifiable
information on our Site, heartbeatentertainment.com.au will make
reasonable efforts to include a link to this Privacy Statement on that
2. What are cookies and how does this site
information about our users. A cookie is a piece of data that is sent to
the user's browser from a web server and stored on the user's hard
drive. All areas on our web site where you are prompted to register
require that you accept cookies. Cookies are used to save your
passwords, purchases, and preferences so you only have to enter them
once. Please see section 6 below, "What are my choices regarding
collection, use and distribution of my personal information?" for more
information on cookies.
Some advertisers that serve ads on heartbeatentertainment.com.au may
to them. They are not subject to our policies; please contact the
advertisers directly for more information on these cookies.
heartbeatentertainment.com.au also collects Internet Protocol (" IP")
addresses (i.e., addresses which are automatically assigned to your
computer whenever you are surfing the internet) to analyse trends,
administer the Site, track user's movements, audit the use of our Site,
and report aggregate information to our advertisers. Some services which
heartbeatentertainment.com.au may offer, such as chat rooms or forums,
may, from time to time, display the guest's IP address along with a
message poster's user name (which may be real or fictional, by choice).
3. Who is collecting your
When you are on the heartbeatentertainment.com.au web site and are asked
to provide personal information, you are sharing this information with
heartbeatentertainment.com.au alone, unless it is specifically stated
otherwise. If data is being collected and/or maintained with any company
other than heartbeatentertainment.com.au, you will be notified prior to
the time of data collection or transfer. If you do not want your data to
be shared, you can choose not to allow that transfer at the time of
registration, or you can choose not to use that particular service.
heartbeatentertainment.com.au may run promotions on our site which are
sponsored by other companies or may be co-sponsored by heartbeatentertainment.com.au and another company. Some or all data
collected during a promotion may be shared with the sponsor. If data
will be shared, you will be notified prior to the time of data
collection or transfer. You can decide not to participate in the
promotion if you do not want your data to be shared.
Advertisers on the heartbeatentertainment.com.au site or web sites that
have links on our site may collect personally identifiable information
of those web sites, and heartbeatentertainment.com.au has no control or
responsibility for the privacy practices of those web sites.
4. With whom does
heartbeatentertainment.com.au share my information?
heartbeatentertainment.com.au will not share your information with
others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. The
following describes some of the ways your information may be disclosed.
(a) heartbeatentertainment.com.au may disclose your personal
information to business partners and sponsors, but this is specifically
described prior to data collection or data transfer. Some or all data
collected during a heartbeatentertainment.com.au promotion may be shared
with a sponsor. In many instances, only your email address will be
shared with the sponsor. If more information will be shared with the
sponsor, you will be notified prior to the transfer.
(b) heartbeatentertainment.com.au provides some information to
companies that perform certain services for us. For example, when you
order a product through our site and provide us with your credit card
information, the credit card number is sent to a processing company for
billing and your address is sent to a third-party fulfillment company
that sends you the product you have purchased. These companies are not
authorised to release this information to other third parties. This
policy applies only to heartbeatentertainment.com.au. Different policies
may be applicable to third party vendors and suppliers of services on
(c) heartbeatentertainment.com.au may share aggregated demographic
information (such as the percentage of users that are male) with our
partners, prospective partners, advertisers, other third parties, and
for other lawful purposes.
(d) heartbeatentertainment.com.au may disclose account information in
special circumstances when we believe it is necessary to identify,
contact or bring legal action against someone who may be in violation of
to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally)
heartbeatentertainment.com.au's rights or property, other
heartbeatentertainment.com.au users, or anyone else that could be harmed
by such activities. heartbeatentertainment.com.au may disclose account
information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and
for administrative and other purposes that we consider necessary to
maintain, service and improve our products and services.
5. How will
heartbeatentertainment.com.au use the information?
The primary reason heartbeatentertainment.com.au collects personal
information from its users is to provide you with a personalised
experience on our web site. This includes providing content, online
shopping and many other services. By knowing some information about our
users, we are able to better serve you by providing more relevant
content and advertisements on our site.
heartbeatentertainment.com.au does research on our users' demographics,
interests and behavior based on the information provided to us, in order
to better serve our users. This aggregated information may be shared
with advertisers or business partners.
6. What are my choices
regarding collection, use and distribution of my personal information?
heartbeatentertainment.com.au is the sole owner of the information
collected on this site. We will not sell or rent user information to
anyone. We will notify you at the time of data collection or transfer if
your data will be shared with a third party and you will always be given
the option of not permitting the transfer. In addition, you can choose
not to use a particular service or participate in certain contests or
promotions if you do not want to allow your data to be shared. (Please
see section 4 above, "With whom does heartbeatentertainment.com.au share
my information?" for complete details of how your information may be
Some heartbeatentertainment.com.au promotions may ask for your email
address in order to send updates on prize drawings, etc. When you
participate in these types of promotions, you will automatically receive
promotion-related email, unless you choose the no-email option that some
promotions offer. These promotion-related email messages may include
targeted advertisements. You also have choices with respect to cookies.
By modifying your web browser preferences, you have the ability to
accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject
all cookies. Please be aware that if you choose to reject all or some
cookies, you will be unable to use those services on
heartbeatentertainment.com.au which require registration in order to
7. How can I update, correct,
or delete my personally identifiable information? You can change
your personally identifiable information at any time by sending an email
8. What security precautions
are in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of my
heartbeatentertainment.com.au takes reasonable precautions to protect
our users' personally identifiable information, and to ensure that it is
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed
to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal
information, heartbeatentertainment.com.au cannot ensure or warrant the
security of any information you transmit to us. When we receive your
information, we make a reasonable effort to ensure its security on our
systems. In addition, we require that any third-party who provides
services for our users at heartbeatentertainment.com.au is a secure
9. What is the policy for children under the
age of 13?
heartbeatentertainment.com.au respects the concerns of parents and
guardians regarding their children's visits to and use of our site, and
has special privacy rules for children under the age of 13.
heartbeatentertainment.com.au requires that children under the age of 13
get permission from a parent or guardian before submitting any
personally-identifiable information to our site. When a guest under the
age of 13 registers, he or she is required to provide the email address
of his or her parent or guardian, and that parent or guardian may
receive an email alerting the parent or guardian of such registration.
Although minors are allowed to participate in some contests, if such a
guest wins, notification and prizes will be sent to the parent or
guardian. There may also be additional contest rules for minors. For
example, if a prize involves travel, a parent or guardian will be
required to travel with the minor.
more information, please contact us at
privacy [insert@] heartbeatentertainment.com.au
or write to the Corporate Communications Officer at
PO Box 408
ROUND CORNER NSW 2158
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