Privacy Policy and Privacy Collection Notice for Wholesum

Last updated: 1 January 2024

Background

At Invest Wholesum Pty Ltd ABN 17 666 905 728 (”Wholesum”, “our”, “us”, “we”), accessible from https://www.investwholesum.com/, the privacy of our visitors (“users”, “consumers”, “customers”) is of utmost importance and concern. This Privacy Policy and Privacy Collection Notice (”Privacy Policy”) document contains types of information that are collected and recorded by Wholesum and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at hello@investwholesum.com.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regard to the information that we share and/or collect on Wholesum. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

When we talk about “Partners” we are referring to any third party with whom Wholesum has a commercial or non-commercial relationship and with whom we share information or link to from our Website and other communication channels.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and Privacy Collection Notice and agree to its terms.

Information we collect (Collection Notice)

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including, but not limited to, items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalise, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyse how you use our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our Partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Make available and service Partner products and services that you consent to apply for and/or use via Wholesum’s website in conjunction with our Partners
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud.

Log Files

Wholesum follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and are a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movement on the website, and gather demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, Wholesum uses “cookies”. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimise the users’ experience by customising our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies”.

Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Wholesum, which are sent directly to users’ browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalise the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Wholesum has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Wholesum’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites including those of our Partners. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party websits and ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. For more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, please consult the browsers’ respective websites.

Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

As consumers and users of Wholesum’s website, you have the right to request that:

  • Where we collect a consumer’s personal data, we disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that we have collected about consumers.
  • We delete any personal data about the consumer that we have collected.
  • Where we sell a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at hello@investwholesum.com.

Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at hello@investwholesum.com.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Wholesum does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will apply our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Contacting Us

If you would like any further information about our privacy policies or practices, want to request the removal of your personal data, or would like to lodge a complaint, please contact us at hello@investwholesum.com.