The privacy, integrity, and security of your personal information is very important to Le Pont Wine Stores. This privacy statement contains important information you should know regarding what information is obtained from you while visiting this web site and what we do with it.
We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email, aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit, information volunteered by the visitor (such as web site registrations), name and address, telephone number, fax number, payment information (e.g., credit card number and billing address) and IP address.
The information we collect is used to process your orders, improve the content of our web site, used to notify consumers about updates to our web site, and used by us to contact customers (via email) for marketing purposes. We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to other commercial organisations.
Information about you will be disclosed to government authorities/bodies only when legally required to do so, during fraud investigations by State or Federal police and/or government bodies, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our web site and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorised use of our web site, to a successor entity in connection with a business merger, consolidation, sale of assets or other business change respecting the web site.
We may use a standard technology called a cookie for purposes such as recording session information for shopping cart and store visitor preferences for return visits to our web site. These cookies are vital for the smooth operation of the web site.
We may also collect information about your computer hardware and software when you visit our website. This happens when our web server automatically recognises your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by us for the operation of our service, to maintain our highest level of service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of our website.
We may collect information related to your online activities to more accurately target and measure our advertising inventory, including, without limitation, the places and links you visit on our website, the content you accessed and associated marketing metrics (such as e-mails opened and responded to).
With respect to security, we use industry standard encryption technologies, when transferring and receiving data from visitors on our web site. We will redirect the user to a secure page either on our web site, or to a trusted third party web site before transferring or receiving sensitive data. This information may include credit card or banking information or other sensitive information.
Purchasing through the Le Pont Wine Stores website is designed to be as simple as possible, while allowing maximum security and privacy for all your details.
Our secure server software (SSL) is the industry standard and is the best software available today for secure ecommerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information including credit card number, name and address so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.
When you place an order online with your credit card, your personal information and credit card details are collected and processed by the NAB eCommerce Merchant System, with all exchange of information occurring in fully encrypted format. At no time do we store your credit card information on our server.
If you would like more information about the way we manage personal information which we hold about you, or are concerned that we may have breached your privacy, please contact us by email:
Le Pont Wine Stores manager[at]lepontwinestore.com
(Please change ‘[at]’ with ‘@’ when you email us.)