Shop My Town Ipswich cares about your privacy and is committed to ensuring the fair and appropriate handling of your personal information.
Shop My Town Ipswich applies the
privacy principles set out in Australia’s Privacy Act 1988. The privacy principles
guide how we collect and manage your personal information, including (but not
Personal information is information
that identifies you (or could reasonably lead to you being identified). The
types of personal information we hold depends on our relationship with you.
Generally, it is about:
Our website visitors
When you submit a request for us to contact you, we
have your contact details so that we can be in touch.
Subscribers to our news feeds or other information
When you sign up to receive our news and updates,
we have your contact details so that we can supply you with the content you
We have your name, contacts details, shopping
preferences (e.g. Wishlist items) and purchase history so we can provide you
with our online marketplace services and communicate with you. Although
we do keep details of the orders you place (e.g. items purchased, date and
whether payment was successful), we do not retain financial information (e.g.
credit card details) about our shoppers. Financial information is
managed through our secure payment provider.
Our prospective stores
Where you apply to register your shop on our
website, we have your contact details and are working with you to understand
your business and products.
We have your contact details, we have details
relating to your business and products, and we have transactional information
relating to payments requested and/ or made for our services.
Our relationship with stores is of a business
nature. When interacting with businesses, generally the only personal
information we collect is contact details (e.g. name, email address and
telephone number) for the shopkeeper.
Collecting personal information:
We collect personal information when
Some of the personal information
collected via our Shop My Town Ipswich website will rely on you to ensure its
accuracy. We encourage you to review your account details regularly
to ensure they remain up to date.
Before we use your personal information, we may need to double check with you to make sure it is accurate, complete and up to date. For example, if you have asked us to follow up on delivery of an item you’re expecting by post, we will need to confirm your delivery address.
What we do with personal information,
and who we give it to:
We use your personal information to:
When you purchase an item on our
website, we provide your personal information (such as name, items purchased
and delivery details) to the relevant store for the delivery of your purchase.
Shop My Town Ipswich will not sell or
share your personal information with advertisers, sponsors, content providers
or anyone else – unless:
Keeping your personal information
At Shop My Town Ipswich, we securely
manage and dispose of personal information whether it is held in hard copy or
electronic format and whether it is stored on-site or in ‘the cloud’.
Shop My Town Ipswich engages service
providers to assist with our business, and we subscribe to social media feeds,
We use contracted service providers to help us
manage aspects of our business. Shop My Town Ipswich contracts the
following service providers:
It is a condition of our agreements with these
providers that Shop My Town Ipswich remains in control of what happens to the
personal information they manage on our behalf and that it is
Links to third-party websites
Our website (shopmyipswich.com) contains links to
third-party websites and services, such as the websites of the stores we host. Before
following a link to these websites, we encourage you review their privacy
policies. You can do this safely by opening a new tab in your web browser. Most
stores or other third-party websites will display their privacy policies in the
bottom navigation menu (look for: ‘Privacy’, ‘Legal’, ‘Terms & Privacy’ or
Shop My Town Ipswich operates various social media
accounts, such as Shop My Town Ipswich’s Facebook account and our @shopmytownau (Instagram)
account. Those with an interest may choose to engage with us using
At present, Shop My Town Ipswich only ‘pushes’
information (about our products and services) out via social media. We never,
ever, share details about you on our social media accounts without your
permission, and we do not ‘tag’ you in anything that we post (you may, however,
choose to ‘tag’ yourself or otherwise share information about yourself in that
Before you send us information via any social media
account, including through the available chat and comments functions, please be
aware that personal information supplied to us through or posted
by us on any social media outlet becomes captured by that outlet’s
with us in that way.
Our social media accounts have links to our website
(shopmyipswich.com.au) which you may use to directly access our online market
place platform. For your privacy and security, we do not offer
the option for you to log in to your Shop My Town account using your social
media account log-ins.
Protection of your personal
information from unauthorised access and disclosure is a priority for Shop My
Town Ipswich. Any concerns about the security of personal information held by
us should be reported to us without delay:
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Accessing and changing personal
information we have about you:
If we hold personal information about
you, we are happy to tell you what it is. We will not, however, tell someone
else what personal information we hold about you (unless you permit us or there
is a lawful ability or requirement for us to do so).
Making changes to your account
information held by Shop My Town Ipswich is easy… Simply log-in to your account
and make your desired changes there. If you are unable to do this, or if you
are not an account holder (but you think we hold personal information about you
that requires correcting) please let us know. We will do our utmost to assist
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Users of Shop My Town Ipswich can use
a real name, or a nickname, we don’t mind. However, you will be unable to use
our online marketplace services without giving us sufficient (and correct)
details as to who you are. These details ensure you can make payment
for purchases through our secure payment gateway, communicate with us regarding
your purchases and ensure your purchased item(s) can be delivered to you.
a small piece of data that our website (shopmyipswich.com.au) asks your browser
to store on your PC, laptop, smartphone or other device. Cookies act like
signposts, markers or tiny pieces of memory that enable us to give you the best
experience possible when visiting our website. Cookies on our
website are managed by our contracted service provider, HubSpot Marketplace.
How are cookies used by Shop My Town Ipswich?
when visiting our website and using our online marketplace. Using
cookies, allows our website to recognise your device and automatically set your
preferences, even if you leave and return to the platform at a later time. Your
personal preferences that are identified may include preferences such as web
page display, purchasing preferences, and ensuring items stay in your shopping
basket or Wishlist (e.g. when you click on a third-party website link and then
come back, or if you log-off the platform and return later to complete your
Our website uses two types of cookies, essential
cookies and non-essential cookies.
No. However, the use of essential cookies
by Shop My Town Ipswich supports your use of our website, and disabling our
ability to deploy them may prevent you from using our site with ease.
If you wish to disable, delete, prevent or clear
either essential or non-essential cookies,
you can follow the instructions available on your web browser.
Shop My Town Ipswich uses HubSpot Analytics (through HubSpot Marketplace) for professional marketing. Analytical tools gather anonymous information about visitors to our website. This helps us monitor and improve the website and improve your user experience.
If you do not wish to allow HubSpot to collect or use this information on our behalf, you can clear cookies in your browser, use a private browser such as Chrome’s Incognito Mode or Firefox’s Private Browsing feature, or alternatively install a browser add-on such as Ghostery.
We may update this document from time to time to ensure that our personal information handling practices are correctly reflected. This may occur without notice to shoppers or website visitors; however, we will always post a “last revised” date for your information.
Any questions or concerns?
If you have a question about our
please be in touch!
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