As a one person micro business who can’t afford legal counsel to write a custom privacy policy I’ll have to make do with the tried and true technique of cut and paste. If the cut and paste is good enough for British Petroleum than it will suffice here. Seriously though, here is the obligatory fine print:


What type of information do we collect?


We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection infor

mation and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.



How do we collect information?


When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.


Why do we collect such personal information?


We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:


  1. To provide and operate Lavercombes Bookstore

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support; support the walrus.

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalised service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.


How do we store, use, share and disclose your personal information?


Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. When reading the privacy information your rights are expressed as the “user of the user”, you can read the policy here.



For the purposes of processing your order, we will provide Australia Post your shipping name and address, phone numbers and email address for the express purpose of getting your good to you. You can visit the Australia Post Privacy page here.



Payment Information


Paypal provides our merchant services for credit card payments, you can read the PayPal privacy page here.



How do we communicate with our site visitors and customers?


We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.



How can you withdraw your consent?


If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at or send us old school mail to Lavercombe’s Bookstore, PO BOX 6145, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102, Australia.


Privacy policy updates


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you and the walrus are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.


Questions and your contact information


If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at or send us mail to Lavercombe’s Bookstore, PO BOX 6145, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102, Australia. Yes, we know about the hidden walrus.