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Privacy Policy and Legal Terms

Last Modified: 24 January 2023

1. Scope of Privacy Policy

Slowman Design owns, operates, or provides access to, several interactive web sites and other interactive features that provide an authorized link to the Slowman Design Privacy Policy (collectively "Slowman Design Services"). This Privacy Policy, last modified on 24 January 2023, is guided by a core set of Privacy Principles and applies only to the Slowman Design Services.

Summary Terms

"Slowman", "Slowman Design", "Slowman Design Web Sites", "SDPowered", "Slowman Design Powered" and similar legacy terms ("Slowman Internet" and "Slowman AVIT"), are collectively referred to as Slowman Design Services. Slowman Design Services is a commercial entity and enterprise of CTYoung and operated from Perth, Western Australia. "CTYoung", "CTYoung Group" and or "CTYoung Australia" collectively mean the business entity with or without formal business name registration(s) actively trading under the Australian Business Number (ABN) 42 313 392 761 and its subsidiaries unless otherwise specified. This is a Goods and Services Tax (GST) registered ABN and will apply GST related charges to transactions as applicable by commercial and taxation laws in Australia.

2. Information Collected

We may collect a variety of information about you, including:

• Information you provide directly to Slowman Design Services.
• Information about your computer and browsing activities on the Services, including through cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies.
• Information about you from other sources where permitted by law.

Information you provide directly to Slowman Design Services

You are not required to provide information about yourself when you visit, use or purchase a Slowman Design Service. Slowman Design Web Sites may ask you for different types of information when you register for certain services, access various content or features, or directly contact the Services including:

• Contact information, such as name, email address, postal address, phone number, facsimile number, and mobile number;
• User name, password, and password reminder questions and answers;
• Age and date of birth;
• Other demographic information, such as gender, job information, and postal code;
• Public information, including profile information, you provide to the Slowman Design Services for publication, such as your user name, comments, likes, interests, status, pictures and the address of your website;
• Communications preferences, such as which newsletters you would like to receive;
• Search queries;
• In limited circumstances, payment and identity verification information, such as credit card number, social security number or comparable national identifiers, and driver's license number where needed for payment, to complete a particular transaction, or to access a particular service (e.g., contests or paid subscriptions);
• Contact information about others when you provide information about others or refer a friend to a particular website or service (note: such information is used solely to facilitate the communications requested);
• Information posted in community discussions and other interactive online features;
• Correspondence you send to us; and
• Information collected about you offline (including via digital data collating applications, written records, mail, or in person through hard copy paper forms).

Automated Information Collection

Slowman Design may collect certain information automatically, including:

• Your browser type and operating system;
• Your Internet Protocol (IP) address, which is the number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet and that can sometimes be used to derive your general geographic area;
• Websites you visited before and after visiting a Slowman Design Service;
• Web pages and advertisements you view and links you click on within Slowman Design Services;
• Unique identifiers, including mobile device identification numbers that can identify the physical location of such devices in accordance with applicable law;
• Information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies;
• Information about your interactions with audio and video content;
• Information about your interactions with email messages, such as the links clicked on and whether the messages were opened or forwarded;
• Upon request, your bandwidth speed and information about the software programs installed on your computer including registry key information; and
• Standard server log information.

Information Obtained From External Sources

Where permitted by applicable law, we may collect information about you from other sources, including through interactive applications (e.g., mobile devices, third party services, and embedded audio and video players), from co-branded partners and websites (e.g., on our Facebook pages and LinkedIn business profile), and from commercially available sources (e.g., data aggregators and public databases). The following are examples of information we may collect from other sources:

• Name, postal address, and telephone number;
• Demographic data, such as age, gender, and income level;
• If you access third party services (e.g., Facebook, Google or LinkedIn) through a Slowman Design Service, or if you access a Slowman Design Service via a third party service, your username and password for those services and other information available about or collected from you on those services, as described in our overview of Video Services and Social Networking Policy
• Your interests and purchase behaviour;
• Publicly-observed data, such as activities on blogs, videos, and other online postings; and
• Other navigation data, such as web sites visited and advertisements viewed or clicked on.

This Privacy Policy does not cover the practices of third parties, including those that may disclose information to Slowman Design.

Combining Information

Please note that all of the information we collect about you may be combined, including to help us tailor our communications to you and to develop rich online content and services across the Slowman Design Services.

3. Use of Information

We use the information we collect to:

• Provide the services you request;
• Tell you about offers we think you will value;
• Customize the content and advertising you see;
• Improve your experience on Slowman Design Services; and
• As otherwise described to you at the point of collection or with your consent.

We only use payment and identity verification information, such as credit card numbers, driver's license numbers, social security numbers, or comparable national identifiers as necessary for completing a particular transaction or fulfilling a service (e.g., paid subscriptions, allocating unique identifier coupons/ single-use coupons or awarding prizes to contest winners) or as otherwise required by law.

We generally use other information we collect about you to:

• Fulfil your requests for products, services, and information, including to send you electronic newsletters, authorize a purchase, and complete a transaction that you have requested;
• Enable you to participate in features such as surveys, polls, sweepstakes, and message boards;
• Provide you with electronic newsletters, information, special offers and promotional materials on behalf of Slowman Design Services, companies within our corporate family, and third parties, in accordance with applicable law;
• Analyse the use of Slowman Design Services and information about visitors to our Services to understand and improve our service offerings and, in accordance with our sharing policies, discussed below, to produce or disclose anonymous or aggregated data and statistics that might help third parties develop their own products and service offerings;
• Customize the content you see when you visit, use or purchase a Slowman Design Service;
• Develop and provide advertising tailored to your interests, as described in our overview of Slowman Design Online Advertising;
• Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities and otherwise in accordance with Slowman Design's Terms of Use; and
• For any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your information or pursuant to your consent.

4. Disclosure of Information

We may share your information:

• Where we have obtained your consent, including with video content and social networking services as described in our Video Services Policy.
• With our third party service providers.
• With business partners who sponsor a competition, contest, or promotion; or who jointly offer a service or feature with a Slowman Design Service.
• Within the family of Slowman Design Services and other Slowman Design businesses.
• If a Slowman Design Service is sold to another company.
• To protect or defend the rights of Slowman Design or our users.
• When required by law or public authorities.

Slowman Design is committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share information collected about you.

With Your Consent

With your consent, we may share your contact information with third party marketing and social media service partners. For example, some Slowman Design Services' online features are integrated with Facebook, LinkedIn and Google and may utilize third party services to allow secure sign-in and user authentication or free access to relevant supporting services including social media feeds, webcasts and other online media content. By engaging with us and opting to proceed with Slowman Design Services as a user, customer, partner or client you accept our policies and terms in general allowing your information to be shared with third parties so that they can contact you by email, telephone, postal mail or other common communication methods about their products or services. There are options to customize your degree of participation in online and third party advertising activities and you can access further information by visiting the following related policy documents:

Online Advertising
> Third Party Online Advertising
> Partner Advertising Opt-Out

Authorized Third Party Service Providers

We share your contact information with third party vendors who help us with specialized services, including customer support, email and text message deployment, business analytics, marketing, suppression list management and data processing. These third parties are allowed to use your contact information to help us provide our services and not for any other purpose. Also, authorized third party service providers may collect non-contact information about your visits to our Services with cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies that may be used to deliver advertisements or marketing tailored to your interests. For more information, visit our overview on cookies, web beacons and other technologies (including Do Not Track)

Contests and Promotions

When you choose to enter a contest or other promotion, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the promotions, your information may be disclosed to our sponsors and third parties who help design, administer and implement the promotion, including in connection with winner selection, prize fulfilment and aggregated data analysis. Your information also may be disclosed as required by law, such as on a winners list. Further, by entering a promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that promotion, including allowing our sponsors to use your name, voice, and likeness in advertising and marketing associated with the promotion in accordance with applicable law. All terms applicable to the particular promotion will be made available to you at the time you enter the promotion.

Co-Branded Partners

Co-Branded Partners are third parties with whom a Slowman Design Service may jointly offer a service or feature. You can tell when you are accessing a service or feature offered by a Co-Branded Partner because the Co-Branded Partner's name will be featured prominently. You may be asked to provide information about yourself to register for a service offered by a Co-Branded Partner. In doing so, you may be providing your information to both us and the Co-Branded Partner, or we may share your information with the Co-Branded Partner. Please note that the Co-Branded Partner's privacy policy may also apply to its use of your information.

Slowman Design Services and Other CTYoung Enterprises

Slowman Design and other business units of Slowman Design (CTYoung), our parent business entity, continue to expand their online presence in order to offer users rich and deep interactive experiences. Where permitted by law, we may share information we collect about you within the family of Slowman Design Services and with Slowman Design (CTYoung), our parent company, and other Slowman Design affiliated commercial entities, so that we can provide you with information about products and services that might interest you.

Business Transfers

We may share your information in connection with a substantial commercial or corporate transaction, such as the sale of a Slowman Design Services, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Legal Requirements

We may disclose information about our users, including contact information, to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, and other law enforcement measures, and to comply with other legal obligations, such as ACCC requirements and the OAIC in Australia, or FCC requirements in the United States.

Protect Our Services and Users

We may disclose information to protect and defend the legal rights, interests, and safety of Slowman Design Services, other Slowman Design companies, and their employees, agents, and contractors (including enforcing our agreements); to protect the safety and security of users of the Services and members of the public; and as otherwise disclosed in our Terms of Use.

Please note that we may share information with advertisers as described in our overview of Online Advertising policy section. In addition, information collected about your interactions with audio and video content may be shared with third parties, including social networking services, such as LinkedIn or Facebook, and video measurement and subscription services, as described in our Video Services and Social Networking Policy. Finally, we also may share aggregated or anonymized information with third parties, to help us develop content and services we hope will interest you or to help these third parties develop their own products and service offerings including targeted marketing as described in our overview of Third Party Online Advertising.

5. Your Choices

• If you choose to share contact information with us, you will have the opportunity to update that information.
• You can stop the delivery of commercial email messages from a Slowman Design Service by following the instructions in any such email you receive.
• You have choices about the collection and use of your information by third parties to display relevant advertisements, as described in our overview of Third Party Online Advertising.
• You also may choose to opt out of our use of data that we collect about your visits to our business partners’ sites to customize advertising that we serve. To opt out, please contact Slowman Design Services personnel via our website.

You can choose to enjoy content and features on Slowman Design Services without providing us directly with any information about you; however, as described above, some information may be collected automatically or be requested so that you can take advantage of certain features and services offered on Slowman Design Services.

You can opt out of receiving commercial email or text messages from a particular Slowman Design Services or other service by following the instructions contained in any such message or by contacting us directly. Please note that even if you unsubscribe to commercial messages, we may still need to send you communications relating to your use of the Slowman Design Web Sites, such as service announcements.

You also have choices about whether cookies and other similar technologies are placed on your computer or mobile device. For more information, visit our overview on cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies (including Do Not Track).

You also may choose to opt out of use of data that our authorized third party service providers or we collect about your visits to our business partners’ websites that may be used to deliver advertisements tailored to your interests. To opt out, please contact Slowman Design Services personnel via our website.

Finally, you also have choices about the collection and use of your information by third parties to display relevant advertisements, as described in our overview of Third Party Online Advertising.

6. Access

If you choose to share contact information with us, you may have the opportunity to update that information on a Slowman Design Service. You also may update or amend your information by contacting us. If you ask us to shut down your account or delete your information, we will disable your account within a reasonable period of time. Please note that we may need to retain some information about you in order to satisfy our legal and security obligations. For example, some of your information may remain in back-up storage even if you ask us to delete it. In some cases, you may be entitled under local laws to access or object to the processing of information that we hold relating to you.

7. Protection of Information

We are committed to protecting your information. We have adopted commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical procedures to help protect your information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, and alteration. Please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We want you to feel confident using Slowman Design Services but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Please refer to the ACCC's website and or the OAIC's website for information on how to protect yourself from identity theft.

8. Transfer of Data Internationally

Slowman Design is headquartered in Australia and has affiliate offices and partners in other countries. Please be aware that information you provide to us or that we obtain as a result of your use of the Slowman Design Services may be collected in your country and subsequently transferred to Australia or another country in accordance with applicable law. The privacy and data protection laws in the country to which your information is transferred may not be equivalent to such laws in your country of residence. By using and participating in any Slowman Design Services or providing us with your information, you consent to the collection, international transfer, storage, and processing of your information.

9. Privacy Protections for Children

Most Slowman Design Services are intended for a general audience and do not knowingly collect or store contact information about children under the age of thirteen. Some Slowman Design Services may ask for your full date of birth date to ensure that they are not collecting information from children under the age of thirteen or to identify when additional steps may need to be taken when information has been collected from children under the age of eighteen. In those instances where a Slowman Design Service has confirmed and verified knowledge that it collects information from children or offers a service directed toward children as defined under applicable laws, it will comply with those laws. To read about our privacy policy for children, please see the Children's Privacy Policy.

10. User-Generated Content

Some Slowman Design Services enable users to submit their own content for use in blogs, testimonials and other online media content including audio and video streams, videos, message boards, and other functions. Publication of User Generated Content on the Slowman Design Services is subject to our Terms of Use. Please remember that any information you disclose becomes public information and exercise caution when choosing to disclose your contact, financial, and other information in a submission. We cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Privacy Policy, the law, or your personal privacy and safety. You should also be aware that we may also engage a third party to provide some of the services associated with the blogs, message boards and similar functions. This third party will collect and host the information that you submit to the Slowman Design Services but will not use any of this information for purposes other than providing the service.

11. Third Party Websites and Services

Please note that some Slowman Design Services may contain links to other websites and services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites, and we recommend that you review the privacy policies of each website that you visit. When you select a link to a third party web site from one of the Slowman Design Services (e.g., if you link to PayPal to pay for a product or service offered by a Slowman Design Service), you will be leaving the Slowman Design Service. Any information that you disclose on the third party website will be governed by that website's privacy policy.

12. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and service offerings. If we modify our Privacy Policy, we will update the "Last Modified Date" and such changes will be effective upon posting. If we make any material changes in the way we use your information, we will notify you by email through the email address you most recently provided to us or by prominently posting a prominent notice of the Slowman Design Services.

13. Questions

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us and we will endeavor to respond to your request within a reasonable period of time. You may also submit questions or comments using the postal address listed below:

Attn: Legal Department
Slowman Design
6 Heidelberg Street

International users, may also use the above listed postal address to forward questions or formalize concerns relating to this Privacy Policy. Please note that the Australian office listed above operates under Australian Western Standard Time parameters. All correspondence received by our officers will be processed and responded to within a reasonable time frame.

Last Modified: 24 January 2023

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