Privacy Policy

BSide Merchandising Pty Ltd (BSide Merchandising) in partnership with The Cat Empire is committed to respecting the privacy of your personal information. This website Privacy Policy explains our policy for dealing with personal information that we collect through this website under the domain name "" (The Cat Empire Shopify Site). Throughout this Privacy Notice, we refer to your "personal information" which means information that identifies you as an individual or from which your identity can be reasonably ascertained. Your home address and home telephone number are examples of personal information.
We will post any changes to this on The Cat Empire Shopify Privacy Policy page, so we encourage you to check this page from time to time.

Information collected

The information about you which we may collect through the BSide Merchandising includes any messages or comments you submit to us via the BSide Merchandising conact email and the The Cat Empire Shopify web store.

This includes:

  • any details you provide to us as part of a payment process;
  • any messages or comments you email us which may include personal  information such as your name and email address;
  • information collected when you participate in an online survey; and
  • your email address if you subscribe to our newsletters or mailing lists.

In common with many websites we may also collect aggregated information which tells us about visitors to the The Cat Empire Shopify Site but not the identity of those visitors. For example, we may collect information about the date, time and duration of visits and which pages of the The Cat Empire Shopify Site are most commonly accessed. This information is used by us to help to administer and improve the The Cat Empire Shopify Site.

You may browse through information-only areas of the The Cat Empire Shopify Site without providing any personal information to us. However, we may not be able to provide the full range of services through the The Cat Empire Shopify Site if we are not provided with the information outlined above.

BSide Merchandising and The Cat Empire respects the privacy of all current and prospective supporters. If you do not wish to receive communication (via mail, email or phone) from us, please call +61 (0) 2 9516 1155.


Like many websites, the The Cat Empire Shopify Site may use "cookies" which store some information on computers accessing the The Cat Empire Shopify Site. Cookies may be used by us for a variety of purposes. For example, we may use cookies to recognise a computer which has previously visited this The Cat Empire Shopify Site and customise the The Cat Empire Shopify Site according to previous preferences and site behaviour. Cookies may also be used to manage security and store information about the type of browser being used. With most Internet browsers, users can erase cookies from their computer, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. However, some parts of this The Cat Empire Shopify Site may not function fully for users that disallow cookies.

Use and disclosure of information

Bside Merchandising and The Cat Empire will not sell, trade or license your personal information to any third parties without your consent. Bside Merchandising and The Cat Empire will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your consent but there are circumstances where we will need to give a third party your personal information. We will only use your personal information or disclose it to third parties for the purposes which are permitted by the Privacy Act and the NPP. We may disclose your personal information in circumstances including to: (a) protect and defend our rights or property or those of the users of the website; (b) to fulfil your order from the The Cat Empire Shopify Online Store; (c) if required to do so by law; or (d) if permitted in accordance with the NPP and the Privacy Act.

Bside Merchandising and The Cat Empire may also provide your personal information to its partners, licensees, agents and contractors who assist BSide Merchandising and The Cat Empire to provide its goods and services to you. Where your personal information is provided to a third party, BSide Merchandising and The Cat Empire will ensure that these third parties keep your personal information confidential, that the third parties comply with the NPP and that the third parties will only use your personal information in order to provide the services or perform the functions required by Bside Merchandising.
We may use and disclose aggregated non-personally identifying information collected through this The Cat Empire Shopify Site as part of our process of constantly improving the The Cat Empire Shopify Site and BSide Merchandising’s services and products.

How we handle email and 'Contact us' messages

BSide Merchandising may preserve the content of any email, or ‘Contact us’ or other electronic message or form that we receive. Any personal information contained in those messages will only be used or disclosed in ways set out in this The Cat Empire Shopify Privacy Policy. The message content may be monitored by our service providers or BSide Merchandising employees for purposes including trouble-shooting, compliance, auditing and maintenance, or where email abuse is suspected.


The Cat Empire Shopify Site may, from time to time, contain links to the websites of other organisations which may be of interest to you. Linked websites are responsible for their own privacy practices and you should check those websites for their respective privacy statements.


We use a number of mechanisms to protect the security and integrity of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as completely secure. While we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Access to information

If you wish to request access to any personal information which we hold about you as a result of our information collection practices outlined in this The Cat Empire Shopify Site

Privacy Notice, please contact us using the contact details set out below. Please provide as much detail as you can about the particular information you seek, in order to help us retrieve it. An access fee may be charged to cover our costs of providing the information to you.

Contact details

If you have any questions or feedback about privacy, or wish to make a complaint about the way in which we have handled your personal information, you may contact us as set out below:

Contact BSide Merchandising Pty Ltd
Tel: +61 (0) 2 9516 1155
Address: 16 Junction St Marrickville NSW 2240 AUSTRALIA