TERMS & CONDITIONS / SHIPPING /PRIVACY POLICY

TERMS & CONDITIONS - GENERAL

Use of this website is at the viewers discretion and Home On the Hill advises viewers to consider if any information contained within this website is relevant to their circumstances before acting on the information.

We accept no responsibility for loss or damage to viewers, their businesses or family  if they choose to follow advice offered on this website.

The views and information expressed on this website are those of the writers and not to be considered as a basis for any decisions you make regarding building or decorating your home, cooking for you or others, use of products used in our tutorials.

No photos or images on this website can be used anywhere in print or online without providing a link back to our website blog post or other page where the photo or image is located.

We are an agency partner with the WIX web design company and this website is designed using the WIX web platform.

SHIPPING

We ship within Australia via Australia Post but will ship to international buyers on request - please contact us for a shipping quote BEFORE ordering if you are located outside of Australia.

Large items are collect or courier only - please contact us to arrange details.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

WHO WE ARE

Home On the Hill is a lifestyle blog about our experiences living on a farm in Australia, building our farmhouse, interior design, crafts, upcycling, vintage items and related topics. We also sell hand made artworks that may incorporate used vintage materials and sell vintage items, all items sold are as is and any wear and tear is part of the intended design or due to age and is not considered  a fault.

 

We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to our web site. Home On the Hill does not sell, rent or trade email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. Never - end of story.

But if you want more detail about how we treat your personal information then please read our Privacy Policy in full, we’ve provided lots of detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

TYPES OF DATA WE COLLECT

Website Cookies

Cookies are used to monitor web page visitor activity – see our detailed cookie policy below.

Analytics

When someone visits www.homeonthehill.com.au we use WIX & Google analytics to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not provide permission to WIX or Google to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Mailing Lists

As part of the registration process for subscription, we collect personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about things you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our subscription emails and related offers. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our website. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection officer Julie McClen at info@homeonthehill.com.au and we will unsubscribe you from our list as expediently as possible.


THIRD PARTIES

We don't share your information with any third party organisations, groups, or individuals.

 

ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Julie McClen at info@homeonthehill.com.au

COOKIE POLICY

WHAT ARE COOKIES

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

 

HOW WE USE COOKIES

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

 

DISABLING COOKIES

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

 

THE COOKIES WE SET

Subscription related cookies

This site offers email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Surveys related cookies

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

Forms related cookies

When you submit data to us through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you. We use WIX or Google for our web site analytics which tracks IP addresses and we cannot identify the person behind the IP address. You can read the WIX Privacy Policy here https://www.wix.com/about/privacy

We may also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including but not limited to; Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

Email: info@homeonthehill.com.au

Phone: +61 2 64932036