Luka Industries Pty Ltd ABN 82 995 967 629 and its related entities as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (“Oates Welding Services”)respect the privacy of individuals and treat your Personal Information with respect and integrity. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets out the way in which Oates Welding Services collects and handles your Personal Information and complies with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Oates Welding Services reserves the right to amend, at its sole discretion, this Privacy Policy without notice.

1. Collection of Personal Information

1.1       Generally you can deal with Oates Welding Services anonymously (i.e. without identifying yourself). However, by doing any of the following you consent to the collection of your Personal Information by Oates Welding Services in accordance with this Privacy Policy:

  1. Visit Oates Welding Services’ website and providing your Personal Information;
  2. Interact or follow social media managed by Oates Welding Services (such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram);
  3. Place an order via a store, telephone or website;
  4. Apply for a job with Oates Welding Services;
  5. Submit website feedback, enquires or comments;
  6. Provide your Personal Information for the provision of special offers by Oates Welding Services or any other service provided by Oates Welding Services;
  7. Enter into an agreement with Oates Welding Services; or
  8. Any other method of collection as determined by Oates Welding Services from time to time.

1.2       Oates Welding Services may collect and hold the following personal information (“Personal Information”):

  1. Name, address, phone and/or facsimile number and email address;
  2. Australian Company Number and/or Australian Business Number (if required);
  3. Details of your orders;
  4. IP address;
  5. Driving licence or other photo and address identification;
  6. Bank details; and
  7. Any additional information provided to Oates Welding Services, including any feedback, rating or comments made by you.

2. Use of Personal Information

2.1       Oates Welding Services uses the Personal Information for the purpose for which it was specified or reasonably apparent at the time when the Personal Information was collected. The Personal Information may be used in respect to the following:

  1. Providing order confirmations;
  2. Processing and delivering of orders including fraud prevention;
  3. Assisting the offering of products and services by Oates Welding Services or its related entities, merchants, contractors, agents and/or employees;
  4. Processing of job applications and the provision of relevant information in this respect;
  5. Communicating promotional offers, marketing information or special events;
  6. Responding to feedback, ratings, comments, complaints and enquiries; and
  7. Using for administrative, marketing, planning, employment performance review, service or product development purposes.

2.2       You may advise Oates Welding Services if you do not wish to receive any promotional offers, marketing information or special events from Oates Welding Services.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information

3.1       Where appropriate and required, Oates Welding Services may disclose your Personal Information:

  1. To other associated Oates Welding Services entities, including its delivery company;
  2. To Oates Welding Services’ suppliers, agents or contractors in connection with or for the purpose of Oates Welding Services’ business;
  3. Where the law requires or authorises Oates Welding Services to do so, particularly in relation to fraud prevention; and
  4. To any other third party notified by you at the time of or after collecting your Personal Information, including the merchant performing services to you.

3.2       Oates Welding Services will not disclose Personal Information to overseas recipients.

4. Access to, Protection and Destruction of Personal Information

4.1       Subject to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), Oates Welding Services provides you with access to your Personal Information upon your request.

4.2       Oates Welding Services will take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is accurate, up to date and complete. However, Oates Welding Services relies on you advising of any changes or inaccuracies of your Personal Information. Please advise Oates Welding Services if you are of the view that any of your Personal Information requires updating or correcting.

4.3       Oates Welding Services will take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure (other than set out in the Privacy Policy).

4.4       No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while Oates Welding Services strives to protect your Personal Information, Oates Welding Services cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Oates Welding Services over the internet, and you do so at your own risk. Once Oates Welding Services receives your transmission, Oates Welding Services makes its best effort to try and ensure the information and Personal Information security both on Oates Welding Services systems and while in transit between Oates Welding Services’ systems and the companies who provide Oates Welding Services with the various systems.

4.5       Oates Welding Services will destroy any sensitive personal information e.g. driving licence after a period of 4 months.

5. Complaints Procedure

5.1       If you wish to make a complaint about a breach of the Privacy Policy or the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) by Oates Welding Services, please lodge a complaint to the Oates Welding Services team at We will investigate your complaint and determine how it can be resolved.

5.2       Should you not be satisfied with the way your complaint was handled or determined, you may contact Oates Welding Services management or, alternatively, contact the Australian Information Commissioner via