BMW Group Australia Legal Disclaimer
BMW appreciates your interest in its products and
your visit to this website. You may be asked to give us personal information
when you visit a website. It is your option to provide the information requested.
These websites are maintained in different countries around the world and are
intended for visitors from those countries. If you give us personal information,
that information will be maintained in accordance with the laws of the country
in which the website is maintained. You should look for specific privacy information
for the applicable country on those websites.
Copyright 2000 BMW AG, Munich, Germany All rights
reserved. The text, images, graphics, sound files, animation files, video files,
and their arrangement on BMW websites are all subject to copyright and other
intellectual property protection. These objects may not be copied for commercial
use or distribution, nor may these objects be modified or reposted to other
sites. Some BMW Internet sites also contain images that are subject to the copyright
of their providers.
Unless otherwise indicated, all marks displayed on
BMW websites are subject to the trademark rights of BMW, including each of BMW
brands (BMW, MINI), its model name plates, and its corporate logos and emblems.
No warranties or representations
This information is provided by BMW "as is"
and without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including (but not limited
to) any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose,
or non-infringement. While the information provided is believed to be accurate,
it may include errors or inaccuracies.
BMW has sought to achieve an innovative and informative
website. We hope that you will be as enthusiastic as we are about this creative
effort. However, you also need to understand that BMW must protect its intellectual
property, including its patents, trademarks and copyrights. Accordingly, please
appreciate that no license to BMW's intellectual property or the intellectual
property of third parties has been granted by this website.
All information, specifications and illustrations
contained on these Web pages are based on the latest product information available
at the time of publication. BMW AG, Munich, Germany reserves the right to make
changes at any time, without notice, in colors, material, equipment, specifications
and models, and is not responsible for typographical errors. Such changes may
affect vehicle pricing and vehicle content. BMW will, subject to legal requirements,
determine the Model Year designation of its vehicles. The Model Year designation
on any particular model may be longer or shorter than twelve months.
Some vehicles pictured may contain non-Australian
standard equipment. Some models may be shown with optional equipment. Further
information can be obtained from your BMW dealer.
Protecting your privacy is important to BMW Group
Whenever we collect and otherwise deal with your personal
information, we are governed by the National Privacy Principles ('NPPs'), which
are contained in the Privacy Act 1988. Therefore, whenever collecting and dealing
with information such as your name, address, email address or phone number,
we will be bound by the NPPs.
Whenever we collect personal information from you,
whether online, from authorised BMW dealers, via BMW competitions or whenever
you enter into transactions with BMW, we will make every reasonable attempt
to inform you of why we are collecting your information, to whom we will disclose
that information and the purposes for which we intend to use that information.
In general, the purposes for which we collect your
personal information include:
* ensuring your purchase of a BMW product is recorded
and maintained for warranty purposes * keeping you up to date with the latest
developments relating to BMW vehicles and other products * using your personal
information for market research to enhance the quality of BMW products * making
you aware of special offers and ensuring that you are kept up to date with the
latest in BMW news * being able to inform you of the results of competitions
you may have entered * to facilitate the provision of roadside assistance *
to keep a record of on line transactions as proof of purchase
The information that you provide us on the 'Request
More Information', 'Contact BMW Group Australia', 'Driver's Line', 'BMW Magazine',
'M Club' or any other forms that collect personal information will be used for
the purposes of organising a test drive, the delivery of requested information,
or communication from a dealer.
BMW Group Australia may also use this information
to offer you some of our services and to keep you informed of everything that
you may want to know about our products.
In using your personal information in this way, BMW
Group Australia may be required to make disclosure to its suppliers such as
mailing houses or market research firms. Where disclosures take place, we employ
stringent safe guards to ensure the security of your personal information.
To ensure that these purposes are fulfilled, the information
may be stored, processed, and passed onto other companies within the BMW Group.
Where necessary, it may also be passed on to third parties such as automotive
suppliers or market research organisations.
At all times, we will take great care to ensure that
your personal information is protected and treated confidentially and in accordance
with the Privacy Act.
If you believe that we have not dealt with your personal
information in a manner that complies with the Privacy Act you should contact
BMW Group Australia to discuss how we may better deal with it. Similarly, if
you wish to access personal information that we hold about you, you may make
a request in writing.
All correspondence should be directed to the:
Privacy Compliance Officer
BMW Group Australia
783 Springvale Road
Mulgrave, Victoria, 3170