Privacy Policy

Summit Fasteners recognises the importance of guarding the privacy of our customers and partners. We understand that individuals have a right to control how their personal information is collected and used. Sharing personal information is an act of trust and Summit Fasteners takes it seriously. We are committed to preserving your privacy and we fully recognise the need for appropriate protection and management of any personal identifiable information you share with us. Unless given consent to do otherwise, Summit Fasteners will only collect and use personal information as set out below.

Summit Fasteners collects such information as necessary to conduct business with customers, partners and suppliers. Summit Fasteners only uses personal or business information in order to:

  • Provide better customer service
  • Perform authorised financial transactions with customers, partners and suppliers
  • Operate our business as it pertains to customers, partners and suppliers 
  • Keep customers and partners informed about Summit Fasteners services and products

Collecting and Using Personal Information

Summit Fasteners use the information given to assist in doing business together. This includes product and service promotion, order fulfilment, customer support. Summit Fasteners will not collect or monitor any personal information about an individual without their consent. The only personal information collected is that which has been provided voluntarily. No one is obliged to provide personal information; however, failure to do so may result in Summit Fasteners being unable to provide certain services. Please read below example of information Summit Fasteners might collect and use’

  • When ordering products and services, customers must provide contact information (eg name, delivery address) and financial information (eg credit card details). This information is used solely to fulfil customers order and invoice customers. This contact information is also used to get in touch with customers to resolve any order processing issues.

Summit Fasteners recognises the trust with which individuals provide personal information, and such information will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose without consent, except in exceptional cases when disclosure may be required by law or is necessary to protect the rights or property of Summit Fasteners, or any member of the public, or to lessen a serious threat to a person’s health or safety.

Contact from Summit Fasteners

From time to time, you may receive information from Summit Fasteners in our general course of business. This information could be to provide information that may be of interest about new Summit Fasteners services or products, to send newsletters, and other matters that may be of importance or interest. You can elect to not receive this information at any time. Your email address will not be added to any external mailing list or provided to any other third party unless we are required to do so by law.

Summit Fasteners and Links to Other Websites

The Summit Fasteners web site may contain links to other external websites. Whilst Summit Fasteners makes a conscious effort to link only to sites that share respect for privacy, Summit Fasteners cannot take responsibility for the content, conduct or privacy practises adopted by such sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Storage and security of Personal Information

Summit Fasteners will strive to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any personal information recorder, and to keep this information up to date and accurate.

Accountability and legislative compliance

Summit Fasteners employees and data processors are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by Summit Fasteners. Summit Fasteners will take appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce privacy responsibilities of its employees.

Security of communications over the Internet cannot be guaranteed, and therefore absolute assurance that information will be secure at all times cannot be given. Summit Fasteners will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to personal information

The Summit Fasteners Privacy Policy has been developed in accordance with relevant local and international privacy legislation. If it is believed that Summit Fasteners has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact Summit Fasteners immediately on 1800 648 070 or email info@summitfasteners.com.au.

© Summit Fasteners 27 May 2006