China Blueprint Consultants Pty Ltd, trading as China Blueprint, respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it.
When and why your information is collected
China Blueprint collects the information you provide to us online, by email, post or facsimile. Most personal information China Blueprint collects is information required to carry out our business—including administrating and sourcing products for our clients, providing ongoing import and export assistance, providing customer services and other trade-related services. This information includes your full name, company name, mailing address, phone and facsimile numbers, email address, company role, and information about your product interests in China. China Blueprint also collects payment details—like credit card numbers and bank account details—when you register for our services.
We may use the personal details you provide to contact you when you apply for a China Blueprint Service, or when you register to receive the free China Blueprint newsletter and podcast. We use account administration information, such renewal and billing information, and notices of any important system changes that might impact on your online interactions with us. Use of this information is necessary for China Blueprint to effectively fulfil its role as a business services provider.
China Blueprint may use your information to measure your experience of our services and products and to tell you about new product developments and associated services that may interest you. If you do not wish to receive email notices or other communications from China Blueprint about additional products and services, please advise us by email.
We may use your information in statistical form to analyse your buying preferences. We do not use your information to track your individual preferences, but instead to understand the products and services preferred by our customers. We may also gather information in statistical form relating to this website, such as the number of visitors visiting the China Blueprint website and data about page views. We do not track any individual customer’s browsing habits.
We may use your email communications with China Blueprint to measure customer service and identify product and service areas needing improvement.
If necessary to protect against fraud and credit card misuse, we may use your IP address to contact your Internet Service Provider with advice of any problems with payments you have made to us.
Personal information may be disclosed with your consent; where disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which information was submitted; and in special situations where we believe disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We may also disclose personal information when we believe, in good faith, that the law requires disclosure.
Based in Sydney, Australia, China Blueprint also has international subsidiary offices operating in Guangzhou, China. Any information you supply to China Blueprint or any of its international subsidiary offices will be shared within the internal company group to facilitate the supply of products and services to you. Our international subsidiary office is committed to protecting your personal information.
On occasion, we may supply your personal information to third parties to perform services on our behalf.
Information may be supplied to third parties to facilitate:
- the distribution of marketing information to you (except where you have chosen to opt out of receiving this information from us);
- the supply of data centre storage and maintenance services for our IT systems and infrastructure (by Australian or overseas providers);
- the supply of credit related services such as creditworthiness, credit provision and credit rating, or bank-related services; or
- the supply of billing and payment services.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures with relevance to the latest technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure.
We will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you provide or we obtain from our online products and services. Once we receive your transmission, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
Our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we accept no responsibility for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information where such access is beyond our reasonable control.
We will take all reasonable steps to secure any information held about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected.
Links to other sites
We provide links to external and third party Web sites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies operating sites linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Web sites and its privacy statement.
Non Disclosure Agreements
Where required, a Non-Disclosure Agreement can be arranged between China Blueprint and our client.
Clients should provide details of the product specifications and requirements. China Blueprint will then provide you with a written estimate, of times, fees and objectives. Upon agreement, we will also provide a non-disclosure contract for signing.