TEA will ensure that any identifiable personal information it collects during the registration and purchasing processes will be adequate, relevant and not excessive for purposes of operating this website or any of the services operated hereunder, it will be kept accurate and up-to-date based on information provided and it will be deleted when no longer needed. Except where necessary in connection with services provided by appropriate intermediaries, who will be required to comply with the confidentiality provisions of this policy, TEA will not disclose any personal information identifying Users to any third party, unless required by law or otherwise needed in connection with legal proceedings or unless we have received your consent. TEA protects the security of User Information by using an advanced encryption technology software program for secure internet transactions.
TEA may disclose to carefully chosen third parties navigational and transactional information in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics (including "page views" on this website and the products herein) and demographics but only in forms that do not reveal a User's identity or confidential information, except as required by law, as needed in connection with legal proceedings, or unless we have received your consent.
Links may be provided from this website to other third party websites. In using such links, Users should be aware that each third party website will vary in terms of its privacy and data protection policies, and TEA does not take responsibility for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by others.
National Privacy Principles
The National Privacy Principles were adopted in the private sector in Australia in December 2001, subsequent to the introduction of The Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000.
The National Privacy Principles outline the major activities that apply to the life cycle of personal information, from the time information is collected, stored, used and subsequently discarded.
Collection of Personal Information
TEA collects and uses Personal Information for the purposes of supplying customers with products and services. The company also collects Personal Information for related purposes such as:
Web-based product services
To provide customers with promotional information.
TEA will take all reasonable steps to ensure customers are aware of the reason Personal Information is collected.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information TEA will not use or disclose Personal Information about a Customer for any purpose other than the primary purpose of collection unless the Customer would reasonably expect TEA to do so.
TEA may disclose Personal Information for purposes other than the primary purpose by obtaining the Customer’s consent.
Any other secondary use of Personal Information must relate to the primary purpose of collection, other than a disclosure required under law or relating to the life or health of any individual.
TEA will not sell personal information for marketing purposes under any circumstances.
TEA will take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal information collected, used or disclosed is accurate, complete and up-to-date. TEA will regularly review procedures on its collection and maintenance of Personal Information with the aim of achieving best practice procedures.
TEA will undertake to delete, destroy and de-identify Personal Information as soon as the information is no longer relevant for the purpose it was collected, unless prevented from doing so by law.
TEA requires all employees to adhere to the National Privacy Principles and procedures established by the Company. Employees may make recommendations to improve privacy procedures.
TEA will take all reasonable steps to properly maintain paper and electronic systems and procedures and store your Personal Information in a secure manner. Such systems will be restricted to authorized employees.
Further information about privacy may be obtained by contacting us with your query.
Information Access and Correction
TEA will make available to Customers their Personal Information held by the company, on request. If a Customer believes their Personal Information is incorrect they may contact us to update their Personal Information. TEA will then update the Personal Information held at the earliest practicable time.
TEA will provide Customers with an opportunity to enter our website without providing Personal Information.