Privacy Policy

PRIVACY STATEMENT

 

SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our website, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

 

SECTION 2 – CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

 

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at admin@thelearninghub.org.nz or mailing us at: The Learning Hub 487 France Road, Dannevirke, N, 4977, New Zealand

 

SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

 

SECTION 4a – WooCommerce

Our store is hosted on the WooCommerce platform for WordPress. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

The products listed on our store are 3rd Party Products whereby they are actually purchased at the advertisers website.

As such, we do not store any transactional data on The Learning Hub.

 

Payment:

If you choose to purchase a product from our store, you will be redirected to the vendors website.

The Learning Hub take no responsibility for any subsequent transaction that occurs.

 

SECTION 4b – GeoDirectory

Our directory is hosted on the GeoDirectory platform. This enables us to provide an online directory service which allows us to advertise various Early Childhood Education (ECE) services on behalf of those who choose to list with us.

The directory service consists of a set fee. This fee is subject to change.

 

Payment:

If you choose to list within the directory service, there are currently two payment options, PayPal or Bank Transfer.

All PayPal transactions are handled off site by PayPal and as such, The Learning Hub do not handle or store any transactional data.

All Bank Transfer transactions are handled off site by the purchasers bank of choice. As such, The Learning Hub do not store any transactional data.

The Learning Hub take no responsibility for any transactional errors that occur outside of their control.

 

SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

 

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

 

Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

 

SECTION 6 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

 

COOKIES

The Learning Hub reserves the right to use cookies.

Cookies enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the sites or to provide certain basic features.

We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our sites to provide you with a better user experience.

Typically, we use cookies to deliver the following services throughout the pages of our sites:

  • To enable us to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information repeatedly;
  • To recognise that you may have requested that we remember your username and password so you don’t need to enter your details each time you visit a site;
  • To ensure that if you are purchasing a product or service via our sites, your experience is smooth and secure;
  • To record what people like and don’t like on the site and the popularity of various elements of the site so that we can ensure that it works properly at points of high usage.
  • The Learning Hub uses this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users.

 

You can choose how cookies are handled by your device via your browser settings.

The most popular browsers allow users to a) accept all cookies, b) to notify you when a cookie is issued, or c) to not receive cookies at any time.

If you choose not to receive cookies at any time, the website may not function properly and certain services will not be provided, spoiling your experience of the website.

Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

 

SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

 

SECTION 8 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

 

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at admin@thelearninghub.org.nz.

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