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You are under no obligation to provide us with Personal Information that we request. However, if you fail to provide such requested Personal Information, it is likely that features of our mobile applications, websites or other Specialized products or services (collectively, “Services”) may not be available to you. As an alternative to not providing Personal Information, you may request that you remain anonymous, or choose a pseudonym, when dealing with us. To the extent that it is lawful and practicable to do so, we will agree to such a request.
2. WHAT TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
The types of Personal Information we collect depends on your interaction with, and use of, our Services. Generally, the types of Personal Information we collect includes:
We generally do not collect Sensitive Information. However, as part of our service, you may choose to have a 'sized' by the 'Retul Match' tool at select retail stores. 'Retul Match' measures your height, sit-bone width, foot size, foot arch height and leg length ("body information"). This body information will be stored by us on your 'Specialized Profile', along with your riding preference (e.g. road, mountain biking etc.), in order for us to recommend a Specialized product that best fits your riding style and body shape. Prior to being 'sized' by the 'Retul Match', the retailer will request that you provide your consent to have such body information disclosed to us. If you withhold your consent, you will be ineligible for the 'Retul Match' service.
In addition to Personal Information, we collect other associated information in order to optimize your user experience in relation to our Services. The types of additional information we collect include:
3. HOW DO WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We only collect personal directly from you. We collect your Personal Information when you:
To best serve you, we may combine or collate your Personal Information with other non-Personal Information that is publicly available and / or non-Personal Information that we receive from other reputable third-party sources.
4. WHY DO WE COLLECT AND USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
At Specialized, we always want to provide you the best possible shopping experience. As such, we collect Personal Information that allows us to:
When we collect your Personal Information as part of our Services, your Personal Information will only be used or disclosed for the primary purpose for which it was collected, a related secondary purpose, in accordance with your consent or as otherwise required (e.g. when lawfully requested by a law enforcement agency).
5. WHO DO WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO?
We provide your Personal Information to third parties where reasonably required to operate our Services. This may include:
6. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO OVERSEAS RECIPIENTS
The main offshore transfer of your Personal Information will be to our data storage facility in the United States. Due to Specialized's global operations, it is not practicable to specify all countries to which we may disclose your Personal Information. If you are concerned about the disclosure of your Personal Information to overseas recipients, please contact us directly using the contact details set out in section 12.
7. HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURED?
We understand you have entrusted us with the protection of your Personal Information. As such, we take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. Where possible, we will ask that any third parties to whom we may transfer your information take comparable steps to secure your Personal Information.
The types of protections we have established include:
8. ACCESS TO AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
You can access or correct your Personal Information by contacting us at the 'Contact Details' set out in section 12 below. Please ensure that as part of your written request for access or correction that you provide adequate detail that identifies what Personal Information you want access to or corrected. Where your request will require us to incur costs, we may charge you an access fee to cover those costs (e.g. staff costs in searching for, locating and retrieving the requested Personal Information). We, of course, will inform you of any such charges prior to them being incurred.
In certain circumstances, we may refuse to provide you access to your Personal Information. Where we refuse you access, we will provide you with a written explanation as to the reasons for the rejection. For example, we may reject your application where we consider giving access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of other individuals.
Whenever reasonable, we will update your Personal Information where you notify us that the information we hold is no longer accurate, complete or up to date.
We may use clear GIFs or Web Beacons to track how you use our Services and which emails you open. We may also use a third-party service provider to collect analytical information on an anonymous basis related to your use of the Services, such as Device state information, Device hardware and OS information, information relating to how a Service functions, and the physical location of your Device at the time the Device crashes.
We use the aggregated data collected through the GIFs, Web Beacons and third-party service providers to improve the quality and functionality of our Services.
When you use our Services, we may collect information from your Device through a "cookie." A "cookie" is a small alphanumeric file that our website or app sends to your Device's hard drive while you are viewing our website or app for record keeping purposes. A "cookie" can be either a session cookie (disappears when the web browser or app is closed) or persistent cookie (remains on the hard drive until a set expiration date). We use both session cookies and persistent cookies as part of our Services.
If you have chosen to identify yourself on a Service, we may use session cookies containing encrypted information to identify you and facilitate your use of the Service. Session cookies are required to access content on some of our Services. After you leave a Service and close your browser, a persistent cookie remains. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your help file directions in your web browser.
10. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Please be aware that our Services and email communications may contain links to other websites and services on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. We are not responsible for nor do we endorse the information or content contained on such third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third-party websites to understand their privacy practices.
11. MAKING A COMPLAINT
If you have a complaint about the manner in which we handled your Personal Information, please contact our privacy representative at the contact details set out below. Please provide as much detail as possible in relation to your compliant in order to assist us with our internal inquiries.
We will acknowledge receipt of your compliant in writing and investigate the complaint as soon as possible. We will respond to your complaint within a reasonable time after acknowledgement, subject to the complexity of our investigation.
If you are dissatisfied with our response to your complaint and believe that we may have breached applicable Australian privacy laws, you may refer your complaint to the Australian Information (Privacy) Commissioner.
12. CONTACT DETAILS