Effective on January 13th, 2013

This privacy statement describes how Business Planning HQ collects and uses the personal information you provide on in The 5 Minute Business Plan App and on our website: www.BusinessPlanningHQ..com . It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect the following personal information from you

Contact Information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number

Billing Information such as credit card number, and billing address

Unique Identifiers such as user name, account number, password

Business Planning information such as industry sector, strategy and business development milestones

Preferences Information such as product wish lists, order history, marketing preferences

We also collect the following information from you

Information about your business such as company name, company size, business type

Demographic information such as age, education, gender, interests and zip code

Device information, such as what device you were using and the postal code of the server from which you accessed the app.

As is true of most Web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.

We use this information to

Fulfill your order

Send you an order confirmation

Assess the needs of your business to determine suitable products

Send you requested product or service information

Send product updates or warranty information

Respond to customer service requests

Administer your account

Send you a newsletter

Send you marketing communications

Call you regarding marketing information

Provide contact details only do distributors of business planning products and services

Respond to your questions and concerns

Improve our application, website and marketing efforts

Conduct research and analysis


Choice/Opt-Out


You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails.

Information Sharing

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may also disclose your personal information

  • ·         as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process

  • ·         when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,


Third Party E-Commerce Solutions Provider


Our shopping cart is hosted by our e-commerce solutions provider. They host our ordering system, and collect your billing information directly from you for the purpose of processing your order. This company does not use this information for any other purpose.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We may use cookies, for example, to keep track of your preferences and profile information. Cookies are also used to collect general usage and volume statistical information that does not include personal information.

Local Shared Objects - Flash Cookies

Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity, use Flash cookies to collect and store information. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here:http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html.


Links to Other Web Sites

Our Site includes links to other Web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Business Planning HQ. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any Web site you visit.

Security

When we collect personal information directly from you, we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on in our app or on our Web site, you can contact us at info@BusinessPlanningHQ..com

In order to make a purchase from us, you must use our shopping cart provider to finalize and pay for your order. Its privacy statement and security practices will also apply to your information. We encourage you to read that privacy statement before providing your information.

Additional Policy Information

Our Web site includes Widgets, which are interactive mini-programs that run on our site to provide specific services from another company (e.g. displaying the news, opinions, music, etc). Personal information, such as your email address, may be collected through the Widget. Cookies may also be set by the Widget to enable it to function properly. Information collected by this Widget is governed by the privacy policy of the company that created it.

Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. 

Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information

To review and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, contact us at info@BusinessPlanningHQ..com . 

Notification of Privacy Statement Changes

We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contact Information

You can contact us about this privacy statement by writing or email us at the address below:

Business Planning HQ

165 Cremorne St

Richmond, Victoria, Australia 321

Email: 

Phone: +61 3 9005 9710