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Disclaimer

Access to and use of the Website is subject to the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Conditions of Purchase (collectively called “the Conditions”). You should read the Conditions before using the Website. By visiting the Website, you agree to indemnify, and hereby indemnify, Powertec Telecommunications, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and other partners and employees from and against all claims, including any reasonable legal fees, due to or arising out of Your visit to and use of the Website, other than in accordance with the Conditions.

Powertec Telecommunications makes no representations about, and accepts no responsibility or liability for, the accuracy or currency of the information, content or links provided on the Website.

Thank you for visiting the Powertec Telecommunications Website at www.powertecusa.com (“the Website”). We know that You care about how Your information is used and shared. This document sets out our Privacy Policy (“Policy”), and Your visit to the Website is subject to this Policy. Powertec Telecommunications reserves the right to change and update this Policy at any time, with such changes effective immediately upon posting to the Website. If the Policy changes, a notice will be posted to the Website advising you of this. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are aware of recent changes to the Policy.

If you visit or shop at the Website, you accept this Policy and consent to any disclosures made in accordance with this Policy. Please take the time to read it carefully. Please also review our Conditions of Purchase and Terms of Use, both of which also govern Your visit and use of the Website.

Children may only use this Website with appropriate adult supervision from a parent, guardian or other adult. Powertec Telecommunications does not knowingly collect information from children under 14 years.

What Personal Information Does Powertec Telecommunications Collect About You and Why?
You will see from the comments below that Your personal information which is collected by Powertec Telecommunications is necessary for its activities including the on-line shopping service provided at the Website and the provision of an interactive website whereby You may interact with and share information with others through Your Contribution and Your participation in any public forums etc. To make the Website a better place for You to visit, and to provide You with as many opportunities to benefit from the Website as possible, Powertec Telecommunications needs to identify Your needs and interests. In order to do this, Powertec Telecommunications may gather the following types of information about you:

A. Information About You From You
Powertec Telecommunications receives and securely stores off site any information You enter on the Website or provide any other way. The main ways You are able to enter information on the Website includes the details provided on Your Account and the Order Form and the content of Your Contribution posted to the Website.

Both the Order Form and Your Account contain certain contact and financial information about You, including Your name, address and e-mail address, and credit or debit card numbers.

B. Automatic Information
Powertec Telecommunications Eshop automatically receives and stores certain types of information about You whenever You visit the Website. This is mainly done through the use of cookies and Your IP address.

C. E-mail Communications
Depending on your computer’s capabilities, Powertec Telecommunications may receive a confirmation notice when you open an e-mail from Powertec Telecommunications.

D. Information from other sources
At times, to ensure that our records are correct, Powertec Telecommunications may receive updated contact, delivery and address information about You from our carriers or other sources.

Access to Your Personal Information
You do not have to give Powertec Telecommunications any personal information, although this will make it difficult for You to shop at the Website. By clicking on My Details You are able to gain access to the type of information that Powertec Telecommunications receives and stores about You. Alternatively, such information will be provided to You on Your request, except to the extent that such disclosure is not required by law.

If you have concerns about giving personal information, there are various devices available to prevent us from gaining access to information automatically collected when You access the Website. Please discuss these options with Your local software consultant or contact us on +61 7 5577 0500

Linked Sites
The Website contains links to other websites. Powertec Telecommunications is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Websites accessed by links from this Website.

Sharing Information
Powertec Telecommunications values your visit to the Website and any shopping that You may do at the Website. For this reason Powertec Telecommunications does not sell Your personal information, or that of Your company, to others. Powertec Telecommunications only shares the information that it gathers about You, or Your company, to its associated companies, unless otherwise advised.

Your contact information may be used by Powertec Telecommunications for a variety of purposes including delivery of Your order, contacting You if necessary regarding a delivery or payment for an order or to send You information about Powertec Telecommunications, including promotional information. Any email notification receipts received by Powertec Telecommunications may also be used by Powertec Telecommunications or its associated companies for marketing or other promotional purposes.

Any financial information about You will be used for billing purposes, and may be used for credit enquiry purposes.

Cookies obtain certain information when Your web browser accesses the Website. The Website also uses cookies to save Your Contact Details so that you do not have to re-enter it each time You shop at the Website. Your IP address may be used to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Website and to help identify You and Your shopping cart.

Powertec Telecommunications may also share information about You, gathered from your contact information, for the purposes of gathering certain demographic information about visitors to the Website. This also assists us with our marketing and promotional activities.

Security
All information concerning you is stored in a secure database on a secure server, and can only be accessed by the Powertec Telecommunications system administrator and nominated staff.

We utilise the industry standard security protocol SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to encrypt your private, ordering and credit card information for maximum security and integrity. We maintain a THAWTE 128-Bit Strong Encryption SSL Digital Certificate for this purpose.

We do not store your credit card information anywhere on the website. Your credit card information is entered as part of the order form to enable payment verification. The details are then discarded and a secure verification number is stored with the order to enable the payment to be processed when goods have been shipped.

Public Forums
This Website may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to you (“Public Forums”). You should exercise caution when using these Public Forums, as any information that is disclosed in such areas becomes public information. You should therefore think carefully before disclosing Your personal information in Public Forums.

Updating Your Personal Information and Indicating Preferences
Any information You provide to Powertec Telecommunications may be added to or updated by You. Powertec Telecommunications tries to ensure, to the extent that it is able, that Your personal information (especially Your contact and financial information) is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. This helps to reduce the possibility of errors occurring with deliveries or billings, and to ensure that any information or other documents are sent to the correct email address.

You may also choose not to receive any e-mail, promotional or other information from Powertec Telecommunications, its associated companies or its advertising partners. When opening Your Account please complete the appropriate sections advising Powertec Telecommunications of Your wishes.

Sensitive Information
There is certain information which is deemed to be sensitive at law, including, for example, Your race, sexual preference, criminal record or membership of a political association or trade union. Powertec Telecommunications does not knowingly collect any such sensitive information about You, and will not do so unless Your prior consent has been obtained.

Disputes
Powertec Telecommunications shall use its best endeavours to quickly and effectively resolve any dispute arising in relation to Your visit to www.powertec.com.au and Your use of the Website. In the event of a failure to resolve any such dispute, the dispute shall be governed by and dealt with under the laws of Queensland, Australia and You and Powertec- Telecommunications submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts and Tribunals of Queensland, Australia.

Definitions

“Order Form” means the electronic order form, which You must use, pursuant to the Conditions of Purchase, to order products on the Website.

“Products” means those goods, items, products or stock that You purchase from Powertec Telecommunications to supply to You.

“Your Account” means the account, which You must establish pursuant to the Conditions of Purchase to enable You to order any products via the Website

“Your Contribution” includes any comments, suggestions, ideas, questions, articles, links or photographs that You may post or submit to the Website in accordance with the Terms of Use.

Contacting Us
If you have any queries about this Policy or any thing else at the Website, please contact us at or +617-5577 0500 and we will be only too happy to answer your query.