Privacy Statement

Henkel Australia Pty Limited takes its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the DPA´) very seriously and it aims to protect the privacy of every single visitor to this website.

In this Privacy Statement, we would like to give you more information as to the type of data we may collect and how these will be used. You will also learn how you can check the accuracy of this information and arrange for the deletion of these data by Henkel Australia Pty Limited. Data are collected, processed and used in conformity with the DPA.

This Privacy Statement does not apply to websites accessible from hyperlinks on Henkel websites.

Information collected
We collect personal data relating to you through the use of the on-line contact us´ forms and every time you email us your details. By using the online forms and/or contacting us, you agree to your personal data being processed in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.

We also automatically collect additional information about your visits to our website such as the name of your Internet service provider, in some cases your IP address, the version of your browser software, the operating system of the computer used to access our website, the website you are using to visit us, the websites that you visit while you are with us and, if applicable, any search terms you have been using to find our website.  However, we only use such data on an aggregate/anonymous basis

Use of personal data
We process personal data collected via this website for the purposes of:

    * Dealing with your enquiries and requests;
    * Providing you with information about our products and services;
    * Administering our system;
    * statistical information; and
    * backup.

Henkel transfers data to an external service-provider, technical and organisational measures will be taken which guarantee that their transmission occurs in conformity with the statutory data protection regulations.

If you voluntarily supply us with personal data, we shall not use, process or transfer these data beyond the limits permitted by statute or defined by yourself in your declaration of consent. Furthermore, we will transfer your data only, if we are obliged to do so by official or court orders.

Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be published on this page. This enables you to inform yourself at any time about which data we are storing and how we collect and use such data.

Henkel Australia Pty Limited will store your data safely and, therefore, take all precautionary measures to protect your data against loss, abuse or changes. Contractual partners of Henkel Australia Pty Limited who have access to your data in order to provide services to you on behalf of Henkel Australia Pty Limited are contractually obliged to keep such information in confidence and may not use these data for any other purpose.

Personal data relating to children
Henkel Australia Pty Limited does not wish to collect data on children below the age of 14 years. Where necessary, Henkel will expressly draw the children's attention in an appropriate place to the fact that they should not send any personal data to Henkel Australia Pty Limited. Should parents or other legal guardians discover that the children under their supervision have made personal data available to Henkel, we request that they contact us at the address below. We shall then arrange for the deletion of these data without delay.

To facilitate the use of our website, we are using "cookies". Cookies are small units of data temporarily stored on the hard disk of your computer by your browser that are necessary for using our website. The information contained in cookies serves, e.g., the purpose of session control, in particular improved navigation and allows for a high level of user-friendliness of a website. The cookies that we use do not store any personal data. The majority of web browsers automatically accept cookies.  You can avoid this by changing the settings of your browser. You can remove the cookies stored on your PC any time by deleting the temporary Internet files (Browser bar "Tools/Extras"-"Internet options").

Your Wishes and Queries / Data Protection Officer
Stored data will be deleted as soon as Henkel Australia Pty Limited no longer requires these.  At any time, you may, of course, ask for the deletion of your data.

You are entitled at any time to know whether we are processing personal data relating to you and, if so, which data. You are also entitled to revoke your consent to our processing of your personal data with future effect.

Facebook Social Plugins
Our web pages might be equipped with plug-ins of the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook").

Such plug-ins might in particular be Facebook's "Like" or "Gefällt mir"-button respectively. If you access one of our web pages that are equipped with such a plug-in, your internet browser will make a direct connection to the Facebook servers and the plug-in will be displayed on the screen through communication to your browser. The plug-in will inform the Facebook server which of our web pages you have visited.

If you are a member of Facebook and are logged on to Facebook user account while visiting our web page, Facebook will relate this information to your Facebook user account. On making use of any of the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking the “Like” button, leaving a comment), this information will also be related to your Facebook user account.

Further information on the collection and use of data by Facebook and on the rights and possibilities available to you for protecting your privacy in this context can be found in Facebook’s data protection information.

To avoid allowing Facebook to be able to relate the visit of our web page to your Facebook user account, you need to log-off your Facebook user account prior to visiting our web pages.

For a copy of our formal Privacy Policy, click here.

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