This site is owned and operated by Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.
Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd gathers two types of information about users:
Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls and surveys.
Information Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers’ needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd derives its revenue mainly from sponsorships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our service free to users. Under no circumstances does Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:
OPTIONAL VOLUNTARY INFORMATION
We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
1. Contact Form
We request that enquiries to the company be channelled through our online contact form. This enables your enquiry to be dealt with as quickly and completely as possible, regardless of who is in the office, on leave, interstate or whatever.
The contact form requires you to provide your name, email address, phone number and a brief message. This information is retained only as long as required to satisfy your enquiry.
2. Request for Quote Form
We offer a fast response Request for Quotation (RFQ) system online. This process allows you to request a quote in the fastest possible turnaround time. The information gathered is retained in hardcopy on your customer file, securely in our premises.
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd does break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser).
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd sometimes tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
USE OF INFORMATION
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd uses any information voluntarily given by our users to provide direct response to services requested and to enhance their experience on our website.
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd never shares information gathered with any third parties.
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don’t track which terms a particular user enters.
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for internal use only. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
SHARING OF THE INFORMATION
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help us better understand our customer demographics. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Hargo Engineering Pty Ltd operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:
- Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
- Opting not to participate in certain interactive areas, which completely alleviates the need to gather any personally identifiable information from our users