Privacy Policy

Under current legislation, we are required to provide you with our Privacy Policy. WE encourage you to read this, to ensure you are aware of how we protect the personal information you provide to us.

FROMART® Cheese (Owned by Parent Company Harcool Pty Ltd, ABN 60 010 646 269 ) is the supplier for the range of products listed on our web site. You can contact us in writing or by phoning us.

At FROMART® Cheese we aim to provide you with the best possible service and in doing so we are committed to protecting your privacy.

What does “personal information” mean?

Personal information is any information about you that identifies you or by which your identity can be reasonable determined.

What information do we collect and why do we collect it?

When you register on our web site or purchase goods or services from us, you will need to provide us with your personal details, including:

* Identification details such as your name, gender, address (email, mailing address) contact numbers and your credit card details.
* Commercial related information such as your business name, company details and other commercial information.

We need your identification details to process your purchase, manage your account, ensure that you receive your requested goods or service and provide you with information about your purchased products from time to time.

When a request for information or a request for support is received, we will ask for details about your account or other commercial information to establish eligibility.

If you purchase additional upgrades or options we will need information about your account or business for the purpose of accurate installation records and future support calls.

How do we collect personal information?

We collect information about you through our product purchase process, through news letter registration, through request for sales or support actions and through various other forms.

How do we use information we collect?

Generally, we only use personal information that we collect from you for the purpose of managing your customer account.

We may also use the personal information we collect to occasionally notify you about:

* important changes to FROMART® Cheese and its products: or
* other new products which you might find valuable; or
* products offered by other parties we believe you may be interested in.

We give new customers and registrants the opportunity to nominate not to receive information about products offered by other parties. You also have this opportunity, each time information of this type is sent.

Do we disclose your personal information to anyone?

FROMART® Cheese may disclose your personal information in certain circumstances. Generally, we do not disclose your personal information to any third party, unless that party is contracted to Fromart Cheese to provide administrative services or activities on our behalf and that party is bound by the same privacy rules we follow.

Some examples of parties outside FROMART® Cheese, to whom we may disclose your personal information and the reason for disclosure, are:

* Mail service providers for the mailing of member statements and other information.

Sometimes, if there is a dispute about a benefit we may disclose personal information about you to other experts such as legal advisers.

Occasionally, we are required or authorized by law to disclose your personal information. For example, we may disclose your personal information to the Australian Taxation Office following a direction issued under taxation laws or to a Court in response to a subpoena.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties where you give us written permission to do so (for example, to a professional body with whom you are a member).

Can you access the personal information we hold about you?

You may request access to any of the personal information we hold about you. A summary of personal information such as your customer ID, name and address details, contact telephone numbers, is available to you by calling us on +61 408 725 349

For security reasons however, we will not give information over the telephone unless the person making the enquiry is able to answer a list of questions to confirm their identity. You cannot access information about any other customer.

FROMART® Cheese may retain your personal information for a period of time after you have ceased your relationship with us. When we believe it is no longer necessary to hold your personal information in our archiving system we attend to the secure destruction or deletion of your personal information.

How do we protect your information and ensure it is accurate?

Only authorized staff who are employed under strict confidentiality agreements have access to your personal details. The administration systems used to manage your account information incorporates the use of secure hardware and software products which protect against unauthorized access. All hard copies with your personal details are also protected in our secure archiving system.

We also try to ensure that the information we hold about prospective customers and customers remains accurate, complete and up-to-date. At the time of registration, you will be sent a “welcome letter” which will ask you to check and correct your personal details. When you are a customer ongoing, communications will be sent out, you will be asked to notify any changes in your personal information. Sometimes when you make an enquiry we will ask you if our records of your details are up-to-date.

Dealing with FROMART® Cheese via the Internet

You may have concerns about the personal information collected about you online or the security of your personal information that may be exchanged between us online.

Information collected about you online:

The FROMART® Cheese Website provides a number of services to you.

Security of your personal information online:

Generally email is not a secure way to communicate. However, our Website uses industry standard security protocols to protect the personal information you disclose in using our online facilities.

Credit Card Details

Your credit card number and other personal information entered when using the web site are protected using Secure Socket Layers (SSL) technology. Once collected these details are encrypted and your order processed. We do not store your credit card details.

Government privacy policy in Australia

To find out more about privacy issues and legislation in Australia, please visit the Australian Federal Privacy website at: 

Who should you contact if you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy?

We have appointed a dedicated Privacy Officer to answer your queries relating to your privacy. Contact details appear below:

T: 0408 725 349

Write to:

78 Wilson Road, Eudlo QLD 4554

Can you complain about a breach of your privacy?

If you believe that we have not protected your personal information as set out in this Privacy Policy you may lodge a complaint with us in any of the following ways:

T: 0408 725 349

Write to:

78 Wilson Road, Eudlo QLD 4554

What if you are not satisfied with our response?

If you are not satisfied with the result of your complaint to FROMART®, you can refer your complaint to the Federal Privacy Commissioner.

You can contact the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner by:

T: 1300 363 992

Write to:

Director of Complaints
Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner
GPO Box 5218


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