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Online privacy statement

This privacy policy sets out how Yakima uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.

Consent

By consenting to this privacy notice, you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified. Consent is required for Yakima to process both types of personal data, but it must be explicitly given. Where we are asking you for sensitive personal data, we will always tell you why and how the information will be used.

Why does Yakima need to collect and store personal data?

The information we collect is used to provide the requested service, improve your user experience with our websites, maintain and improve our products and services, and direct our marketing and business decisions. This information may include your name, email address, contact phone number, address and credit card details. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

Should you apply for a position with Yakima, we will need to collect personally identifiable information in order to complete our recruitment process.

Will Yakima share my personal data with anyone else?

We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to Yakima in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service they provide you on our behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Yakima’s procedures. If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party, we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.

How will Yakima use the personal data it collects about me?

Yakima will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with relevant privacy laws. We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. Yakima is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.

Your information we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.

Your rights

We have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex. We recommend you read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

Your principal rights under data protection law are:

  • the right to access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to object to processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
  • the right to withdraw consent.

International transfers of your personal data

We have offices and facilities in Australia, Asia and The United States of America. Your personal data may be stored and processed in either of these countries. Data transfers will be protected by appropriate safeguards within our data protection policies and procedures.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Important

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect, you can request to see this information and even have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us by clicking here.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law, you can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

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