Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Kqtrading.com.au Web site.

Kqtrading.com.au is a leading online whosesales and retail store  products, owned and operated in Australia under KQ TRADING AUSTRALIA Pty Ltd.

We respect your right to privacy and are committed to providing clear and honest information to explain how we use the information you give us. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains the types of personal information we collect, how we use that information, who we share it with, and how we protect that information.

This policy (together with our terms and conditions sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal information, and how we will treat it. By continuing to use this website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

INFORMATION COVERED BY THIS POLICY

This policy covers all personal information collected and used by chemistwarehouse.com.au. In this policy, “personal information” means information or pieces of information that could identify you. This includes information such as your name, address, username, or email address, but could also include information such as your IP address, or information about your preferences and shopping habits.

If you have any questions, queries or complaints, please contact us on info@kqtrading.com.au or mail us at

Chemist Warehouse Customer Service

Shop 1/20-22 , Hughes ST, 

Cabramatta , 2166, NSW

Australia

The key principles of our privacy policy are as follows.

  1. We use your personal information to allow us to provide the services you ask us for.
  2. We will only share your information with other companies if this is necessary to provide our service to you (for example, to deliver medication or products we will need to share your address with a postal service). We share the minimum amount of information for the relevant purpose. Those we share your information with are not allowed to use it to try to sell their own services to you.
  3. We do not sell, provide, or allow your Information to be viewed by any person not engaged or employed by us without your prior consent.
  4. We will only send you information about our own products and services and those of group companies and selected partners if you have given us permission to. Bear in mind that if you choose not to receive this information, you may miss out on offers and deals.
  5. In some instances (for example, customers using any kind of medicines regardless of prescription only medicines), we will need to collect sensitive information about your health – such as existing health conditions or prescribed medication. The law and Australian health regulations set out how we can record and use this sensitive information.

THIS PRIVACY POLICY SETS OUT:

  1. how and why we collect and use your personal information.
  2. how we use this information and to whom the information may be disclosed.
  3. our commitment to respecting and protecting the privacy of people who use our website and our services.

Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using our website and services you are confirming that you agree to the terms of this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this privacy policy, do not use our website or services.

We may from time to time make changes to this privacy policy. We will set out any important changes at the end of the latest version of the privacy policy. If there are substantial changes, we will also explain the changes in the summary at the start of this policy. You should check this privacy policy regularly to see if there have been any changes.

What personal information we collect and how we use it

PROVIDING YOU WITH GOODS AND SERVICES

We collect personal information from you in a number of ways, mainly when you buy goods or services and from the way you use our website. This personal information will include your name, date of birth, delivery and billings address, email address and phone numbers. We will use this personal information to help us meet your order; deliver the goods and services to you and to give you the information you need to track your order.

In some cases, for example if you are ordering pharmacy-only medicines from us, we will ask you for extra information to make sure that our pharmacists can check the medicine is suitable for you. This will mean collecting information about your health, including medical information.

ADDITIONAL DATA REQUIRED FOR MEDICATION PURCHASES

If you want to purchase any medications we will need to know whether you pay full price for your prescriptions or if they are government subsidized. We will also collect information about your existing medical conditions and any medication your doctor has prescribed for you, gender, DOB, address, Medicare details depends on type of medications purchased. We will use this information to look after your health and comply with Pharmacy Law. This may mean we have to contact you in certain circumstances that are relevant to your ongoing care (for example, sending you reminders about repeat prescriptions). For more information about what information we may collect in such when providing prescriptions please read our prescription service page

GETTING TO KNOW YOU BETTER

We will collect and store details of all medicines and other products we supply to you, and also medicines that you may have from us on repeat prescription. We also collect information about our customers and prospective customers from other organisations, such as marketing agencies. We use this information to help us get to know you better and to enable us to provide better service.

We will use this information, as well as the other information we collect about you, to improve the quality of our website, as well as improving the personal information we hold about you. This helps us to understand you, so we can send you marketing messages that should be relevant to you (unless you have told us that you do not to want to receive marketing from us). We will also put this information (which does not identify you) with other information so that we can use all the information we have to help us understand our customers and prospective customers better, including helping to predict which of our services may be of interest to them. We may share your information with our marketing service providers to help us identify prospective customers.

Please note that we will only send you marketing information about our own products and services and those of our group companies and selected partners, if you have given us permission to do so (you have to tell us if you want us to send you marketing information). We will not sell your information to anyone else, for any reason. You can opt out of remarketing services by visiting https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

OUR SERVICE PROVIDERS

Sometimes we use other organisations (service providers) to help us provide our services and improve them, including:

  1. delivering your orders and providing emails or texts so you can track your order;
  2. sending letters and marketing material;
  3. carrying out market research; and
  4. helping us to analyse anonymous information about customers.

Where we need to share information with our service providers, we give them only the minimum amount they need to provide services to us and you. Those we share your information with are not allowed to use it to try to sell their own services to you. They are all bound by privacy policies that at a minimum mirror ours.

INFORMATION WE RECEIVE AND COLLECT FROM OTHER SOURCES:

We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate (for example a website for another Chemist Warehouse brand) or the other services we provide. We also work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, and credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them. We use Google Analytics as a partner to collect data. You can find more information about these services here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners. We may also collect information about you from publicly available sources, including publically available content on social media, always with the aim of improving your service to you.

WHEN USING OUR WEBSITE

We may collect information about you as you are using our website, such as information about your browser, your location, the country you are visiting from, your IP address, which areas of our website you visit and what links you click on etc. We may use the information we collect about you, after making it anonymous, to create statistics which we then share with others including ad networks, search engines and providers of analysis services.

All the personal information we collect about you is stored by us or by our service providers on our behalf in a legally compliant manner, consistent with industry best practice.

SECURITY
The security of your personal information is very important to us, and we take all appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help protect it from being seen or shared by people or organisations not authorized to receive it. Personal Electronic Information provided to Chemiswarehouse.com.au will be stored on servers located in Australia. Physical copies of Personal Information provided may be kept in storage rooms with restricted access. When sending your personal information to a third party in order to provide goods or services you have ordered through our website, we will use reasonable ways of keeping your personal information secure.

Despite this commitment, we will not be liable if information transmitted over the internet is revealed, altered or misused. Any Information sent to us via the Internet is sent at your own risk. Kqtrading.com.au shall not be held accountable for the privacy practices of other websites which appear as links on our website or to links to our websites from other websites. Kqtrading.com.au may contain links to other sites which may be located within or outside of Australia. This privacy policy does not apply to any sites which are not controlled or operated by us.

How can Kqtrading.com.au customers ensure the accuracy and rectification in regard to their Personal Information?

When Personal Information is provided to us by you, you warrant that the Personal Information given is accurate, current and complete and undertake to maintain the accuracy, currency and completeness of the Information which we retain. You also warrant that you have authority to provide this Personal Information to us.

Registered customers can view and alter the Personal Information they have provided by logging in with their username and password and accessing their account information. The Personal Information we retain includes patient profiles, addresses, and past orders. Access to this Personal Information by our staff can only be performed by staff members with a secure password, with access only granted when required. Access to this Information is recorded by log files to track unauthorised access and modifications.

Can Kqtrading.com.au customers order with anonymity?

As Kqtrading.com.au requires a physical address to deliver parcels to and a signature on delivery, anonymity cannot be assured. Customers may use a pseudonym for the purpose of registering for marketing information only.

How can  Kqtrading.com.au customers' information be removed from our database?

If at any stage a Kqtrading.com.au customer would like their Personal Information removed from our database, we require an email with the username, password and identifying information and the customers file will be deleted from our records. Please send to: info@kqtrading.com.au

What Are COOKIES
When you visit our site we may use cookies and other technologies to automatically collect the following information however not limited to:

Technical information, including your IP address, your login information, browser type and version, device identifier, location and time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, page response times, and download errors;
Information about your visit, including the websites you visit before and after our site and products you viewed or searched for;
Length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.
Also, emails that we send as part of our marketing programs use clear gifs (web beacons). These tell us whether the email has been opened. Web beacons can be turned off by not “enabling images” in an email.

A cookie is a piece of data that a website places on your browser when you visit the website. A cookie can store a range of information.

We use cookies and other automated means to help you navigate our website efficiently and to perform certain functions, including site traffic analytics and security and fraud prevention. Cookies may also recognize you on your next login, and offer you content and advertising tailored to your preferences and interests. Cookies do not compromise the security of a website.

We use various technologies to collect this information, including cookies and web beacons, and when we say “cookies” we mean all of these technologies. Note that disabling some cookie categories may impact your experience of our site.

You can also delete cookies that have already been set. You can opt out of cookies by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

HOW YOU CAN MANAGE COOKIES?

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser setting, so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it, or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

The help function within your browser should tell you how to do this.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to refine or remove cookies on a wide variety of desktop browsers.