Our Privacy Policy

We know that your personal data is important to you. That's why we are committed to only collecting the data that we need to provide you with the optimum shopping experience. You can find out more about how we collect, use and safeguard your data by reading our Privacy Policy below.

Effective from December 2020. The Bastos Swimwear Privacy Policy was last updated on December 2020.

Outset Pty Ltd trading as Bastos Swimwear is the controller for the personal data we have about you. We are legally obligated to, and responsible for, keeping your data safe and collecting, storing and processing it in accordance with the relevant data protection and privacy laws. Regardless of whether you have supplied your personal data to us online or by email, phone or letter, we will only ever use it for the purposes for which it was initially requested.

 

Why we collect your data

We collect your personal data in order to fulfil the order(s) you make with us for products and services. This includes providing our customer services to you and handling any questions, compliments or complaints you choose to make. It is your responsibility to ensure that the personal data you provide is accurate and up-to-date.

 

What we use your data for

Marketing

Depending on the marketing preferences you have selected, we may use your personal details to send you information about products and offers we think you'll love. We may do this by email, SMS, direct mail or social media. We will always obtain your consent (via email or alternate means) to use your personal data in this way.

Website Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand our customers and to improve your shopping experience on our website. Google Analytics is a website analytics service provided by Google. It uses cookies to evaluate your use of this website (including your IP address). These cookies are stored on a server operated by Google. You can find out more about cookies in our Cookie Policy below.

Google may also share this information with third parties, to the extent that this is legally required or to the extent that third parties process this data on commission with Google. In no case will Google associate your IP address with other Google data. By using our website, you give consent for Google to use the data about you acquired through Google Analytics for the aforementioned purpose.

 

Our Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that help us remember you and allow us to show you more of the things we think you’ll like. Most websites use them. Typically, they contain a site name and a unique user ID. If you consent to cookies, these files are downloaded on to your computer, tablet or smartphone when you visit our website.

Why we use cookies

Cookies are commonly used to make websites work or work more efficiently. We use them to keep track of what you have in your basket and to display your recently viewed items. We may also use cookies to send you relevant product information and offers.

Can I disable cookies?

Yes. If you don’t wish to enable cookies, you can disable them in your browser at any time. You will still be able to visit our website. However, you will be limited to browsing and won’t be able to access your account or add items to your basket.

The cookies we use

We use four different kinds of cookies, explained below. By using our website, you agree to us placing these cookies on your device and using them during your future visits to our website. 

 

Essential cookies: these cookies are the website’s basic form of memory and are necessary for our website to function. They cannot be disabled.

 

Analytical and performance cookies: these cookies enable us to analyse your use of this website so that we can measure how well it’s performing and work to continually improve your shopping experience. These cookies do not collect or store any personal information that may be used to identify you.

Targeted advertising cookies: we use these cookies to track the pages you visit on our website and the links you follow. This information allows us to show you relevant advertisements and personalised content that we think you’ll love. In some cases, we may share this information with third parties for the purposes outlined above, and you might be shown our advertisements while using other third-party websites.

Functionality cookies: we use these cookies to remember your shopping, browsing and language preferences so we can personalise and improve your experience the next time you return to our website.