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Privacy Policy

Data Protection & Privacy Review For Paint Plot Australia January 9th 2020.

Information privacy, also known as data privacy or data protection, is the relationship between the collection and dissemination of data, technology, the public expectation of privacy, legal and political issues surrounding them. Privacy concerns exist wherever personally identifiable information or other sensitive information is collected, stored, used, and finally destroyed or deleted – in digital form or otherwise. Improper or non-existent disclosure control can be the root cause for privacy issues. Data privacy issues may arise in response to information from a wide range of sources.

Privacy Policy

The Content:

  1. Overview.
  2. Information we collect.
  3. Security.
  4. Disclosure of info.
  5. Shopify.
  6. Third-Party Service & Embedded Content.
  7. Cookies.
  8. Changes to policy.
  9. Questions & Contact.

Section 1 - Overview

Paint Plot Australia (“Paintplot”, “we”, or “us”) knows that you value your privacy. This privacy policy explains the information we collect through our website and its subdomains as well as through other optimizely- managed websites or pages where this privacy policy is posted or linked, all of which are owned and operated by Paint Plot Australia.

This policy also describes the information collected from or on behalf of end users of our software-as-a- service products (the “Paint Plot Australia Services”).

By accessing our website, you are agreeing to be bound by this privacy policy, our Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing our site.

Section 2 – Information We Collect

  1. Personal identifiable information:
  • We only ask for personal information if it’s needed to provide a service.
  • The information that we are collecting from you is our responsibility to protect it.
  • We don’t sell your data.
  • We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that the users provide while on any hyperlink to another site.
  • When you use our platform, we may record your actions, so we can improve your experience on our platform.
  • When you purchase a product from our store:

o We may collect your First Name, Last Name, Email, Phone, Address, Post Code, Apartment Number,

City, Region and State. o This submitted information will be saved in our database. o We will use this submitted information to provide the requested service and to contact you.

  • When you write a review for an order:

o We may collect your Name, Photo and Description. o This collected information will be saved in our database. o We may post this collected information on our website available for public.

  • When you subscribe for our newsletter: o We may collect your Email. o This collected information will be saved in our database. o We may send you emails about our offers and promotions.
  • When you contact us via the contact form on our website:

o We may collect your Name, Phone, Email and Message. o This submitted information will be saved in our database. o We will use this submitted information for identification, verification and to contact you.

If you think that we are holding incorrect or incomplete info, please contact us via:

and we promise to correct any info found to be incorrect.

  1. Non-personal identifiable information

Paintplot also gathers information through the automated system set up to accumulate analytic information that will

help benefit the progress of services, advertising and effectiveness of Paintplot . Such information consists of; your

operating system, ISP(Internet Service Provider), URL information, IP (Internet protocol) Address and browser type,

all of which cannot be used to identify you personally.

  1. Third parties

Paint Plot Australia uses ‘Hotjar’ to improve the experience of the customer on our store, Paint Plot Australia uses ‘Klaviyo’ as our

marketing automation and email software, Paint Plot Australia uses Google analytics and FB pixels, and by using our services

on our website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to their policies.

Paint Plot Australia may link to websites, products and services operated by third parties. Paint Plot Australia is not responsible for and

does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the availability, contents, products, services or use of any Third

Party Website, any website accessed from a Third Party Site, or any changes or updates to such sites.

These linked websites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. You

acknowledge that you bear all risks associated with access to and use of content provided on a Third Party Site and

agree that Paint Plot Australia and associated companies are not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur

from dealing with a third party. You should contact the website administrator for the applicable Third Party Site if you

have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on any such Third Party Site.

  1. Your Consent

By using this website, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy

Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this site to keep you aware of

what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order,

arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific

reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your

expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued

collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at

Section 3 – Security

  1. What we do to secure this system and your information.

There are several ways we protect you and the information you provide but due to the natural hierarchy of the

internet, our guarantee cannot be certain that any information stored on our servers, or transmitted to or from a user,

will be free from unauthorised access or intrusion by others, such as hackers. By using this website, you

acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using secure socket layer technology (SSL)

and stored with a AES-256 encryption, which encrypts information you input. Regardless of these measures, no

system connected to the Internet or data transmission sent over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure

of personally identifiable customer information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof

of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

In the unlikely event of an unauthorised security breach of your personal information in our possession or that control

may have been compromised, we will provide notice if we become aware of any security breach that may affect any

sensitive personal information pertaining to you that we have stored on our systems.

  1. What you should do to secure your information and prevent threat.

You are solely responsible for the information and other content you submit to, or post on or through this website.

You understand that personal and other information (e.g., name, email address, phone number) that you post on or

through this application, as well as your general communications with this Site are generally accessible to, and may

be collected and used by, others and may result in unsolicited messages or other contact from others. Users of this

Site are encouraged to exercise caution when providing personal information about themselves.

If you contact us by email, you should be aware that your transmission might not be secure. A third party could view

information you send by these methods in transit.

If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy practices, you may contact us at

Section 4 - Disclosure

Paint Plot Australia will not disclose any information we keep unless there may be reason to and only then will we share

sensitive information with third parties under certain circumstances, should we believe that access, use, preservation,

or disclosure is necessary and some of these reasons may include;

  • The need to comply with appropriate law, any regulations and or legal processes that require us to do so.
  • The need to enforce the appropriate Terms of Service or other accordance's and policies related to Paint Plot Australia .
  • The need to prevent, detect or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues.
  • The need to protect against imminent threats that could otherwise upset the rights, intellectual property, or

safety of Paint Plot Australia, its users, or the public as required or permitted by law.

Section 5 - Shopify

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.


If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service ( or Privacy Statement (

Section 6 - Third-party Service & Embedded Content

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase- related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.


The content on our website may include embedded content. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Section 7 – Cookies

In today's market and with many other websites, Paint Plot may use “cookies” to keep, and sometimes track,

information about you. Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser or related software from a web

server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies track where you travel on our Site and what you look at and

purchase. They may store the information. A cookie may enable us to relate your use of our Site to other information

about you, including your Personal Information. All of these purposes serve to improve and personalise your

experience on our Site. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server that issued the cookie to

you or that, in some cases, can be read by a third party domain.

Most web browsers can be set to inform you when a cookie has been sent to you and provide you with the opportunity

to refuse that cookie. Additionally, if you have a Flash player installed on your computer, your Flash player can be set

to reject or delete Flash cookies. However, refusing a cookie may, in some cases, preclude you from using, or

negatively impact, the display or function of the Site or certain areas or features of the Site.

Our cookies track information about your use of ' Paint Plot ‘so that we can provide a seamless and more personalised

experience for you, for the following purposes:

  • identify user preferences
  • to help identify visitors
  • assess usage patterns
  • gather demographic information
  • analyses traffic and usage patterns
  • deliver editorial content

If you do not wish to have Paint Plot place and use cookies on your computer or device, you should set your browser

preferences to refuse cookies before viewing Imagine Publishing's websites. Paint Plot is not responsible for any

failure by you or your browser to accurately implement or communicate your browser preferences or settings.

If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use other interactive elements of Paint Plot website that depend on cookies.

Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt- out of cookies or not:

_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.

cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.

_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional

storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

Section 8 - Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

"By using our website, you (the visitor) agree to allow third parties to process your IP address, in order to determine your location for the purpose of currency conversion. You also agree to have that currency stored in a session cookie in your browser (a temporary cookie which gets automatically removed when you close your browser). We do this in order for the selected currency to remain selected and consistent when browsing our website so that the prices can convert to your (the visitor) local currency." 

Section 9 - Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us at or by mail at:

Paint Plot Australia
PO Box 709
Elanora, QLD


Additional information about the collection of Data

Our site uses technologies of  third-party partners [such as NextRoll] to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about painting kits that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, these partners collect information about your activity on our site to enable us to:

  • measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site;
  • show advertisements for our products and/or services to you on third-party sites;
  • measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns;


We may share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online identifiers collected on our site with NextRoll. This allows our partners to recognize and deliver you ads across devices and browsers. To read more about the technologies used by NextRoll and their cross device capabilities please refer to 
NextRoll’s Privacy Notice.  

Marketing material 

Please note that images and photos shared in our Paint Plot Community Group on facebook or reviews submitted to our website may be used for marketing materials.


Our partners, such as NextRoll, may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason you can use the following third party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest based advertising: