Sherlock Bones Privacy Statement
Sherlockbones.com.au, is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations.
Collection and Use of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are registering before entering a contest, ordering e-mail newsletters or securing a car rental reservation through our reservation system.
Sherlockbones.com.au also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Sherlockbones.com.au
Consults & Bookings
If you book a training through http://www.Sherlockbones.com.au, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our booking form. You must provide contact information (such as name, e-mail address, phone number, & street address) We use this information to provide you with the very best training, and to contact you in advance if there is an issue concerning your booking. Also, we will be sending reminder emails etc. from time to time to assist in the maintenance process.
When we transmit sensitive information (such as a credit card numbers) over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. We store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. Your information, other than financial information is sent to the rental agency via email or fax. Financial information is only accessible through a secure, controlled area of the site only accessible to the car rental agency through the administrative work station via a strict authentication process. Agencies are unable to alter the information in any way.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Sherlock Bones stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email & and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at info@Sherlockbones.com.au to request that we remove this information from our database.
Special Offers and Updates
We may occasionally send you information on car rental promotions. Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications.
Sherlock Bones will disclose your personal information only if required to do so by law, in the good faith belief that doing so protects the property of Sherlock Bones, or to protect the safety of our employees and their families.
Control of your Personal Information
Choice and Opt-out
We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you reserve a vehicle but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our order form. If you do not wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at info@Sherlockbones.com.au
You will be notified before personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party
Access to Personally Identifiable Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service(s), you may edit your information or opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at info@Sherlockbones.com.au.
Security of your Personal Information
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our booking forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). To learn more about SSL, follow this link: http://www.geotrust.com. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can send an email to us at info@Sherlockbones.com.au
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use session ID cookie on this site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser or leave the browser idle for 30 minutes. We do not use persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site.
Links to Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Sherlock Bones. Please be aware that we, Sherlock Bones, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.
Changes in this Privacy Statement
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