Your Security whilst on the Alond Badge Making Machine site

Update 2016: This Badge making website is now SSL EV secured (see the green padlock above), this means your communications with us via the website are encrypted to give you maximum security.

Important note: This site does not accept or record Credit card details, all Credit card details used in transactions are transmitted between your computer and our credit card gateway provider using secure transmission. Your security is one of our highest priorities. We have taken every possible measure to give absolute security to our customers in their dealings with us. Information on this website is protected by encryption and firewall technology. This provides a safe, sound and secure transaction environment for commerce on the Internet.

Our practise is to not even ACCEPT your credit card details via the website! Credit Card payment processing is always transacted between you and our credit card gateway company (as at May 2008; PayPal, from Jan 2013 Bpay will now accept Credit Cards too) each time you order from us.
Alond Pty. Ltd. recognises that your privacy is very important and that you have a right to control your personal information. We understand that providing personal information is an act of trust. Accordingly, we take your privacy seriously and are fully committed to reflecting best practice in our Privacy Policy, including compliance with the Spam Act 2003.

Any personal information you provide will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list - unless you have given specific permission as part of the requested service. For example, in the event of you being awarded a prize as a result of winning a competition or submitting a review or testimonial, we may publish your first name and location details on our website.

Alond Pty. Ltd. recognises that your e-mail address and mobile phone number are confidential. We will not use or disclose your e-mail address and mobile phone number to any third party without your explicit consent, nor will you get any unsolicited bulk e-mail (also known as "spam") with any commercial offers or advertisements, as a result of your registration of details with Alond Pty. Ltd.

If you subscribe to any services or competitions, purchase any products through this website or request that information be sent to you then Alond Pty. Ltd. will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure the e-mail address and other personal information we hold about you. The measures we take to ensure your personal information is protected from unauthorised accessvary based on the type of information and how it is collected and stored.

With your permission, we will use your e-mail address and mobile phone number to communicate to you new products and promotions. You have the option at any time to unsubscribe from our newsletter service, view the personal information we hold about you or request that your personal details be removed from our records. Your personal details can be maintained through the My Account section of this website. We encourage you to play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords and account details (including Voucher Codes), resulting from your interaction with this website.

This website uses "cookies" to help enhance your shopping experience. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies themselves do not contain personal information about you. They simply operate as a unique identifier which helps us to track your shopping activity. Our cookies do not transmit any information about your computer or any other information on your hard drive. Most web browsers are pre-set to accept cookies. To prevent problems while browsing our website and shopping with us, we recommend that you leave your cookies enabled.

When you use this website, our Internet Service Providers record your visit and logs the following data for aggregate statistical purposes - server address, top level domain name (e.g. .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc.), date and time of visit, pages accessed, previous website visited and type of web browser and operating system used. This information together with any other feedback / information you provide us from time to time are used to continuously improve our products and enhance your shopping experience.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect service provider logs. Your IP address is logged upon placing an order as part of our commitment to fraud prevention and security. At times, we may also use names on member accounts to compare with information on purchase orders, member addresses to check against order billing addresses etc. Alond Pty. Ltd. will pass on any information related to suspected fraudulent activity to the appropriate authorities.

Where Alond Pty. Ltd. provides links to external websites, these linked websites are not under the control of Alond Pty. Ltd. Additionally, Alond Pty. Ltd. is not responsible for the conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the privacy policies of those websites.

Where third party companies and individuals have been engaged to perform functions on behalf of Alond Pty. Ltd., such as fulfilment and delivery of purchases, credit card payment authorisation and marketing and promotion, all personal information will only be used to perform their appropriate functions. Alond Pty. Ltd. only partner with other businesses that maintain the same high regard for privacy as us.

For your security and privacy, please do not send cash through the post, or your order or credit card details by e-mail.

Should you require any further information about our Security or Privacy policies, please contact us. Please inform us should you be concerned with the conduct of a website which you have accessed via a link from this website. If you would like to obtain further information about privacy issues in Australia, please visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Alond Pty. Ltd. may at any time vary its Security and Privacy policies by publishing the varied Security and Privacy policies on this website. By using this website, you are consenting to the collection of information by Alond Pty. Ltd. in accordance with the above policy statements.