1.1 AC Gabe Air Conditioning is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy AC Gabe Air Conditioning explain how AC Gabe Air Conditioning will treat your personal information.
- Collecting personal information
2.1 AC Gabe Air Conditioning may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);
(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);
(c) information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use;
(d) information relating to any purchases you make of our goods and services or any other transactions that you enter into through our website (including your name, address, telephone number, email address and card details;
(e) information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including your name, address, phone number, email address);
(f) information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (including the communication content and meta data associated with the communication);
(g) any other personal information that you choose to send to us;
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
- Using your personal information
3.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2 AC Gabe Air Conditioning may use your personal information to:
(a) administer our website and business;
(b) personalise our website for you;
(c) enable your use of the services available on our website;
(d) send you goods purchased through our website;
(e) supply to you services purchased through our website;
(f) send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
(g) send you non-marketing commercial communications;
(h) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
(i) send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
(j) send you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which AC Gabe Air Conditioning think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(k) provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
(l) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
(m) keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
(n) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service);
3.3 If you submit personal information for publication on our website, AC Gabe Air Conditioning will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.
3.4 AC Gabe Air Conditioning will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
- Disclosing personal information
4.1 AC Gabe Air Conditioning may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 AC Gabe Air Conditioning may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that AC Gabe Air Conditioning are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that AC Gabe Air Conditioning are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e) to any person who AC Gabe Air Conditioning reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
4.3 Except as provided in this policy, AC Gabe Air Conditioning will not provide your personal information to third parties.
- International data transfers
5.1 Information that AC Gabe Air Conditioning collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which AC Gabe Air Conditioning operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
5.2 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. AC Gabe Air Conditioning cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
5.3 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 5.
- Retaining personal information
6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that AC Gabe Air Conditioning comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2 Personal information that AC Gabe Air Conditioning process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, AC Gabe Air Conditioning will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
(a) to the extent that AC Gabe Air Conditioning are required to do so by law;
(b) if AC Gabe Air Conditioning believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
- Security of your personal information
7.1 AC Gabe Air Conditioning will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2 AC Gabe Air Conditioning will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
7.3 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and AC Gabe Air Conditioning cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7.4 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential; AC Gabe Air Conditioning will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).
8.1 AC Gabe Air Conditioning may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
- Your rights
9.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information AC Gabe Air Conditioning hold about you.
9.2 AC Gabe Air Conditioning may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
9.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or AC Gabe Air Conditioning will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
- Third party websites
10.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
10.2 AC Gabe Air Conditioning has no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
- Updating information
11.1 Please let us know if the personal information that AC Gabe Air Conditioning hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
12.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
12.3 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
12.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that AC Gabe Air Conditioning store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
12.5 AC Gabe Air Conditioning uses both session and persistent cookies on our website.
12.6 The names of the cookies that AC Gabe Air Conditioning use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
(a) AC Gabe Air Conditioning use both session and persistent cookies on our website to recognise a computer when a user visits the website / track users as they navigate the website / enable the use of a shopping cart on the website / improve the website's usability / analyse the use of the website / administer the website / prevent fraud and improve the security of the website / personalise the website for each user / target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users;
12.7 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
(b) in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
12.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12.9 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
12.10 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
(b) in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history", clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
12.11 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
- Our details
13.1 AC Gabe Air Conditioning is owned and operated by ACGabe.
13.2 AC Gabe Air Conditioning are registered in Australia under registration number 166 442 968, and our registered office is at PO Box 912, 3806 VIC, Australia.
13.3 Our principal place of business is at PO Box 912, 3806 VIC, Australia.
13.4 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to or by telephone on 1300 224 223.