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This Policy details how we comply with the Privacy Act, including the APPs which regulate how we collect, use, disclose and store Information.

This Policy does not apply to the collection or use of Information about corporations.

If you would like a hardcopy of this Policy, please contact Michelle Wyatt on 0417 144 497.


2.1. APPs means the Australian Privacy Principles introduced under the Privacy Act;

2.2. Information is used in this Policy to describe Personal Information and Sensitive Information collectively;

2.3. Personal Information means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:

2.3.1. whether the information or opinion is true or not; and

2.3.2. whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not;

2.4. Privacy Act means the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended from time to time;

2.5. Little Bear Prints means the business providing the service of photobook, artwork or any other service that may be offered in the future;

2.6. Sensitive Information is defined in the Privacy Act to include things such as race, sexual orientation, political opinions, members of a trade association or trade union, criminal record or health information.


3.1. Personal Information

Personal Information that we collect and hold is information that is reasonably necessary for us to provide the services associated with Little Bear Prints to you.

While the type of Personal Information we collect and hold may vary, generally it will include the following:

3.1.1.identification information about you, such as name and address; information, such as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses;

3.1.3.username and passwords;

3.1.4.comments and feedback; and card information.


We collect Information only by fair and lawful means where it is reasonable and practicable to do so. We collect Information to allow Little Bear Prints to provide accurate information to you, to market our services and to meet our legal obligations.

If you do not provide us with Information we reasonably request, we may not be able to provide you with all, or any, of the services offered by us. We also may not be able to provide you with the information about us that you may want.

4.1. How we Collect Information

4.1.1.We collect Information that you provide: visiting our website at; enquiries you lodge with us; corresponding with us.

4.1.2.We also collect Information provided by third parties when it is necessary for a specific purpose, such as checking Information that you have given us or where you have consented, or would reasonably expect us, to collect your Information in this way. 

If it is unclear to us whether you have consented to the collection of Information from a third party, we will take reasonable steps to contact you to ensure that you are aware of the reason and purpose of the collection.

If we collect Information from a third party, if it is reasonably possible we will inform you that the Information has been collected and the circumstances of the collection.

4.1.3.We will also collect Information about you if we are required to do so under an Australian law. If so, we will inform you of this, including details of the law requiring the collection.

4.1.4.We may also collect Information about you from a range of publicly available sources including newspapers, journals, directories, the internet and social media sites.

4.2. Internet Usage

It is important that you understand that there are risks associated with use of the internet and you should take all appropriate steps to protect your Information when visiting our website.  

You can contact us by email, telephone or post if you have concerns about making contact via the internet.

We may use cookies when you visit our website and, as a consequence, we may collect certain information from you such as:

4.2.1.your browser type;

4.2.2.your location;

4.2.3.your IP address;

4.2.4.information about when and how you use our website;

4.2.5.your computer, device and connection information, such as browser type and version, operating system, mobile platform and unique device identifier and other technical identifiers; and

4.2.6.information about your past internet usage, such as websites you visit before coming to our website.

You can manage the use of cookies by clicking “help” on the toolbar in your internet browser. However, if you block the use of cookies, you may not be able to log in or make full usage of our website.

4.3. Unsolicited Information

Where we receive unsolicited Information about you, we will check whether that Information is reasonably necessary for our functions. If it is, we will handle this Information in the same way we do other Information we seek from you. If not, we will destroy or de-identify it.


5.1.Personal Information

We may use and disclose your Personal Information for the primary purpose for which it is collected, for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to the primary purpose, and in other circumstances authorised by the Privacy Act. In general, we use and disclose your Personal Information to:

5.1.1.provide you access to our Website;

5.1.2.generate the services offered by Little Bear Prints;

5.1.3.allow you to purchase goods from Little Bear Prints; our business and services;

5.1.5.communicate with you and assist you with enquiries; us manage and enhance our service standards;

5.1.7.respond to complaints;

5.1.8.update you on relevant new services and benefits;

5.1.9.conduct data analysis and audits;

5.1.10.comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements; and

5.1.11.establish an account for you.

5.2.Sensitive Information

We will not collect Sensitive Information about you unless: 

5.2.1.we obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such Sensitive Information; or

5.2.2.the Sensitive Information is reasonably necessary for one or more of our functions or activities; or

5.2.3.the collection of the Sensitive Information is required or authorised by or under Australian law or a court/tribunal order; or 

5.2.4.a permitted general situation exists in relation to the collection of the Sensitive Information by us; or 

5.2.5.a permitted health situation exists in relation to the collection of the Sensitive Information by us.


We may use and/or disclose your Information in order to:

6.1.provide you with news and information about Little Bear Prints and any new products and services;

6.2.provide you with marketing and promotional material that we believe you may be interested in; or your feedback on our services.

Only with your express consent will we use or disclose Information about you for the purposes of direct marketing. You can ask us not to do this at any time by writing to Michelle Wyatt at

We will not sell your Information. 


We take reasonable steps to protect your Information against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.  The protective steps we take include:

7.1.document and data storage security policies; measures for restricted access to our systems; and

7.3.deletion, destruction or de-identification of Information where it is no longer required by us.


You can manage your privacy settings on our website.


We aim to ensure that the Information we hold is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We encourage you to contact us in order to update any Information we hold about you. Our contact details are set out at the end of this Policy.

If you contact us regarding an apparent inaccuracy in relation to your Information and we are satisfied that the Information is inaccurate, out-of-date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, then reasonable steps will be taken to correct the Information within 30 days, or a longer period as we agree with you in writing.

We will not charge you for a correction.

If we determine that the correction is not required, we will provide you with written notice stating the reasons why the correction was not made and refer you to our complaints procedure.

If a correction is made to any Information that was previously disclosed to a third party, as long as it is reasonable to do so, we will give each such recipient written notice of the correction within a reasonable period. We will also notify you that the correction has been made.


You are entitled to access your Information held by us.

If you wish to access your Information, you must lodge a request for access by contacting Michelle Wyatt by email on or by post to PO Box 3143 Ivanhoe North, Victoria 3079.

We may charge a fee to cover our reasonable costs in meeting an access request. You will be provided with access to your Information within 30 days of the request (unless unusual circumstances apply).

We are not required to give you access to your Information if: would be unlawful to do so; or

9.2.denying access is required or authorised by an Australian law or a court/tribunal order; or do so would likely prejudice one or more enforcement related activities conducted by, or on behalf of, an enforcement body.

If we do not give you access to your Information you will receive written notice that explains the reason for the refusal.


Complaints about alleged breaches by us of the Privacy Act or this Policy can be made by contacting Michelle Wyatt by email on, or by post to PO Box 3143 Ivanhoe North, Victoria 3079.

If you do not consider that your complaint has been adequately dealt with by us, you may make a further complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, which has complaint handling responsibilities under the Privacy Act.


This Policy will be reviewed from time to time to take account of new laws and technology and changes to our operations and practices.

The most current version of this Policy will be uploaded and updated on our website at or can be obtained by contacting:

Name:                          Michelle Wyatt


Phone:                         0417 144 497

Postal Address:         PO Box 3143 Ivanhoe North, VIC 3079.


If you have any questions about privacy-related issues please contact our Privacy Officer. 

For further information about privacy, the protection of privacy and credit reporting can also be found on visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s website at

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