Dollar Curtains & Blinds Pty Ltd ACN 068 338 787 and its related entities (dc+b, we, us, our) is committed to complying with applicable privacy laws in relation to the personal information that we collect in the course of running our business.
We may authorise certain third party entities to operate a ‘dollar curtains + blinds’ franchise (Franchisees). Franchisees are independent entities and are not our related entities. Franchisees are responsible for their own privacy practices and may have privacy policies which differ from ours. Please contact your Franchisee directly for further information.
In this document:
1. How we collect your personal information
We will collect and hold your personal information in a fair and lawful manner, and not in an intrusive way.
Some of the common ways in which we may receive personal information directly from you include:
Where it is reasonably practical to do so, we will collect your personal information directly from you. However, in certain cases we may collect personal information from publicly available sources and third parties, such as suppliers, recruitment agencies, your employers, contractors, our clients, business partners, referees, government bodies (e.g. police checks, if required), academic and professional bodies (e.g. to validate details and currency of qualifications).
If we collect personal information about you from a third party we will, where appropriate, request that the third party inform you that we are holding such information, how we will use and disclose it, and that you may contact us to gain access to and correct and update the information.
The types of personal information we collect about you depends on the circumstances in which the information is collected. Typically, the types of personal information we may collect can include (but is not limited to) your name, address, email address and phone numbers. We may also collect your house plans as part of providing a quote, and such plans sometime contain your name and other personal information.
If we enter into contracts with you, request or receive products or services from us or have any other commercial dealings with us, we may also collect your signature, date of birth, credit card and/or banking details, and billing information.
If you are an individual contractor to us or apply for a role with us, we may also collect information relevant to your engagement with us including qualifications, length of engagement, resume, current and former employment details, pay rate and salary, bank details, feedback from supervisors, training records and logs of your usage of our equipment (e.g. phones, computers and vehicles).
If we need to confirm your identity, we may collect a copy of appropriate identification.
If you access our Website or if you download and access any of our apps, we may:
If you call us via telephone, we may monitor and in some cases record such telephone conversations for staff training, quality assurance and record-keeping purposes.
If you attend a premises we operate or manage, we may:
We only collect sensitive information about you with your consent, or otherwise in accordance with the Privacy Act. The main types of sensitive information we may collect include:
If you do provide sensitive information to us for any reason (for example, if you provide us with information about a health condition, injury or disability you have), you consent to us collecting that information and to us using and disclosing that information for the purpose for which you disclosed it to us and as permitted by the Privacy Act and other relevant laws.
In addition to the types of personal information identified above, we may collect personal information as otherwise permitted or required by law.
Where you do not wish to provide us with your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with requested products or services and/or certain functionality of our Websites and apps.
As a general rule, we only process personal information for purposes that would be considered relevant and reasonable in the circumstances. The purposes for which we use and disclose your personal information will depend on the circumstances in which we collect it. Whenever practical we endeavour to inform you why we are collecting your personal information, how we intend to use that information and to whom we intend to disclose it at the time we collect your personal information.
We may use or disclose your personal information:
In general we collect, use and disclose your personal information so that we can do business together and for purposes connected with our business operations.
Some of the specific purposes for which we collect, hold, use and disclose personal information are as follows:
We may also disclose your personal information in accordance with any consent you give or where disclosure is authorised, compelled or permitted by law.
If we disclose information to a third party who is handling it on our behalf, we generally require that the third party protect your information to the same extent that we do.
If you post information to certain public parts of our Website or to our social media pages, you acknowledge that such information may be available to be viewed by the public. You should use discretion in deciding what information you upload to such sites.
Steps to protect children.
To ensure that Blind and Curtain cords/chains are out of reach of children, particularly children under six, follow these four simple steps.
Some Blinds will not operate without the loop, so seek specialist advice before you choose to cut the dangerous loop out of some cords/chains and attach a tassel to the end of each strand.
If you cannot fix your unsafe cords and chains out of reach, engage a reliable tradesperson to do it for you. If you are renting your home, seek help from your landlord or agent.
This children’s bedroom has views of the street so it needed daytime privacy along with total blockout at night. To achieve this, a Double Wave Fold Curtain has been designed.
The sheer fabric softens the outlook of the fence and as the client’s children play in the room during the day, the sheer fabric reduces glare and adds UV protection. The blockout fabric is simply closed at night for darkness and total light control.
With a Double Curtain Track, you can select to have a simple backing fabric (in either blockout or sheer) and make a feature of the front Curtain, or opt for two designer fabrics. In this room, dollar curtains + blinds has designed two beautiful ivory fabrics, deciding to hang the sheer fabric with a beautifully textured design in front.
Sheer fabrics are lightweight open weave fabrics which add texture and movement and create softly filtered light. Perfect for maximising window views and natural daylight whilst maintaining daytime privacy. Combine with a blockout fabric in a Double Roller Blind for night time privacy and darkness. The perfect Blind combination.
And in this final bedroom, we see that popular combination of a Roller Blind and Wave Fold Curtain again. To add a bit more softness, and because it isn’t a high traffic area, the Curtain length has been extended to kiss the floor rather than float.
I hope this home tour has offered you plenty of ideas and inspiration on what window coverings you could use in your home. For even more ideas, take a look at the dollar curtains + blinds Instagram account, browse their range of product brochures online or visit your local store.
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