Privacy Policy

Metallic Nails recognises that its customers, visitors, users, and others (known collectively or individually as “Users”) who use Metallic Nails (the “Website”) value their privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to all of the products, services, and Websites offered by Metallic Nails, or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies and details important information regarding the use and disclosure of User information collected on the Website.

Your use of the Website and any personal information you provide on the Website remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Metallic Nails Terms of Use.

Please note that any comment or other content you post or send to the Website becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy. Your messages and other information you make available in public areas of the Metallic Nails website will be seen by people and organisations not related to or controlled by Metallic Nails, and may be used by others to contact you.

Metallic Nails Privacy Policy applies only to Websites and services that are owned and operated by Metallic Nails. While other Websites may be displayed as links or as embedded content from within Metallic Nails, those sites are owned and operated by others, and they may have different privacy policies. When linking from Metallic Nails to other websites, if you have privacy concerns, we urge you to review the privacy policies of those sites.

If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not participate in Metallic Nails online activities and services that require you to provide your Personal Information.

1. Information Collection and Use

GENERAL

Metallic Nails does not require that you register in order to view its products or User comments. Registration is required to use certain interactive features such as posting comments, participating in the blog forums, and in order to submit ideas and participate in competitions.

Metallic Nails collects personal information when you register with Metallic Nails, when you visit the Website, when you make a purchase, or any time you provide information to Metallic Nails about yourself. Metallic Nails may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.

When you register, we ask for information such as your name, email address, and other personally-identifying information (“Personal Information”). When you register with Metallic Nails and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.

Metallic Nails automatically receives and records other non-personally-identifying information (“Non-Personal Information”) on our server logs from your browser even if you do not register with Metallic Nails, for example, your IP address, Metallic Nails cookie information, and the pages you visit.

Metallic Nails uses Non-Personal Information for the following general purposes: to customise the advertising and content you see, fulfil your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.

Unless specified otherwise on the Website, all users must be at least 13 years of age and a legal resident of Australia to participate in any activity that requires the submission of Personal Information. This website is designed and targeted to Australian audiences and is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of Australia. We make no representation that this website is operated in accordance with the laws or governed by other nations. By your participation in our website activities, you certify that you are at least 13 years of age and a legal resident in Australia.

Your continued participation on this Website indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and of the collection, use, disclosure, management and storage of your Personal Information as described below.

CHILDREN UNDER 13

Metallic Nails is committed to protecting the privacy of children. Metallic Nails does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information online from children under the age of 13.

If Metallic Nails learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on Metallic Nails without verified parental consent, then Metallic Nails will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

2. Information Sharing and Disclosure

Metallic Nails does not rent, sell, or share Personal Information with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances: We may provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Metallic Nails under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your Personal Information to help Metallic Nails communicate with you about offers from Metallic Nails and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.

We provide Non-Personal Information to interested third-parties for purposes of understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Website.

We use both your Personal Information and certain Non-Personal Information to improve the quality and design of the Website and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analysing User preferences and trends.

We may share Personal Information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other forms of legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

We may share Personal Information if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Metallic Nails Terms of Use, or as otherwise required by law.

In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganisation, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

Keep in mind that any personal information, or comments that you voluntarily disclose on the Website, for example on comment pages, or on the blog forums, becomes publicly available. Your account name is displayed to other Users when you send and/or post messages through the Website.

3. Cookies and Web Beacons

Metallic Nails may set and access Metallic Nails cookies on your computer. You may disable these cookies within your browser, but some portions of the Website may require that your Metallic Nails cookies be enabled.

Metallic Nails may use web beacons in connection with e-mails sent to Metallic Nails users, to let us know whether and when the email was opened. No personal information is transmitted through web beacons.

4. Advertising and Other Third Party Content

This Privacy Policy does not cover third party advertising or third party content that may be present on the Website. This Website may provide general advertising. Users may from time to time purchase goods or services offered through, or otherwise participate in or send messages concerning such advertising, promotions or third party content offered through the Website. Such correspondence, transactions and agreements are solely between the user and the advertiser or the third party content provider and do not involve the Website. Also, Advertisers and such third party content providers may not have the same privacy policies that we do and you are encouraged to read their privacy policy first.

5. Hyper Links to Other Websites

This Website often provides links to third party websites that could be of interest to our users. As stated in our Terms of Use Agreement, the Station does not own or control these websites and therefore, is not responsible for the content, business practices, nor operations of such websites. Third party websites linked on this Website may have different privacy policies and business practices than we do. The presence of a link to a third party website does not constitute or imply our endorsement, recommendation, or sponsorship of the third party content, goods, or services available through, or contained on, the Website. By use of this Website, you have agreed that you will use the hyperlinks to third party sites at your own risk.

6. Confidentiality and Security

Metallic Nails uses commercially reasonable technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your Personal Information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information you transmit to Metallic Nails and you do so at your own risk.

We limit access to Personal Information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with Personal Information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

7. International Users

If you are located in the European Union, US or elsewhere outside of Australia and you participate in activities on this Website contrary to our policy that only Australian residents are eligible for certain activities, you do so at your own risk and initiative, and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. Please be aware that any Personal Information you transfer to us will be transferred to Australia and subject to Australian law. By using this Website, participating in any Website activities, and/or providing us with your Personal Information, you consent to this transfer of Personal Information to Australia, and waive any claims that may arise under your own national laws. All users of the Website are required to provide true, current, complete and accurate Personal Information when prompted and we will reject and delete any entry that we believe in good faith to be false, fraudulent, or inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

8. Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy

Metallic Nails may update this policy at any time in its sole discretion and without prior notice. We will strive to notify you about significant changes in the way we treat Personal Information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Metallic Nails account and/or by placing a notice on the Website.

9. Effective Date

This Privacy Policy was last modified January 10, 2010.

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