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Security Policy

Security is very important to BuildersNet and we understand that it is important to you. BuildersNet takes care to ensure that you can make any transactions or purchases we offer confidently using the BuildersNet website.

This Security Policy explains BuildersNet’s policy and practices on how we protect the information collected on this website.

Please read this policy in conjunction with the BuildersNet Privacy Policy.

Data protection.

BuildersNet protects, in a number of ways, the information that it holds about its Members.  

We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to create a secure transaction environment for commerce on the Internet. SSL is the industry standard for e-commerce website security. If your browser is equipped with SSL, when you carry out a transaction on the site, all the information communicated between your computer and the BuildersNet website is protected by encryption. Whenever you see a key icon in the status area of your browser, your communications are protected by SSL.

If your browser is not equipped with SSL, or if you are at all concerned about sending information such as credit card details over the Internet, you can still use BuildersNet. You can choose to send the information by post, facsimile, over the telephone or email to us via our Contact Form.

All BuildersNet servers that store Member information are protected by firewalls, and any personal information that we hold about you is protected internally from unauthorised access by a range of security mechanisms and procedures.

All Credit Card information provided to us is processed using a stand-alone Eftpos system NOT connected over the Internet and no details are stored on systems accessible via the Internet. Therefore requests to undertake activities such as topping up of Member accounts used for purchase of goods such as Standards Online is conducted via return phone call only in response to a online, written or phoned request and will require authority and user identity reference checking by methods such as correct response to the account security prompt question provided during Membership applications.

Credit card details security for BuildersNet

What to do if you believe your credit card details are used fraudulently

  1. Call BuildersNet on 1300 652515 as soon as you become aware of the unauthorised use of your credit card details.
  2. You must also notify your credit card provider in accordance with its reporting rules and procedures.

However, although BuildersNet takes reasonable steps to prevent unauthorised access to information about our Members, we cannot guarantee that the BuildersNet website is 'hacker-proof'. 

Your Login ID and password.

Upon registration with BuildersNet, you choose a Login ID and password. These are necessary to use some of the BuildersNet services, for example, the Members service.

You can help to protect the privacy of your personal information by keeping your password secret, changing it every month, and by ensuring that you log out of the BuildersNet web site when you have finished using it.

You are responsible for all of the activities that occur when your Login ID and password are used to log in to the BuildersNet website. It is extremely important that you notify BuildersNet immediately if you discover that your Login ID and password are being misused, or if you become aware of any other security breach in relation to the BuildersNet website.

Third party web sites

The BuildersNet website contains links to third party websites that are not operated or controlled by BuildersNet. Please note that BuildersNet is not responsible for the security practices relating to those websites and that this Security Policy does not cover those sites. Third party websites should have their own security policies, which we encourage you to read.

Changes to this Security Policy.

We may amend this Security Policy from time to time by posting the amended version on this website.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about security on the BuildersNet website, please don't hesitate to call us on 1300 652 515, or send an e-mail to us via our Contact Form.

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