BURSTING THE SEAMS AND THE BRIAR PATCH endeavours to meet the required standards to protect your personal information in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

Your privacy is important to us. This policy below sets out how your personal information is collected and how it is used when you visit the website. You agree to the terms of this policy when you visit this website.


BURSTING THE SEAMS AND THE BRIAR PATCH will generally collect your name, telephone number, email address, postal address to operate our site for subscribers.

Different avenues for collection of your personal information:

if you subscribe to our site

If you subscribe to an email notice for our blog

if you leave a comment on a blog

through Google Analytics


BURSTING THE SEAMS AND THE BRIAR PATCH maintains strict procedures to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We also use secure methods to destroy or re-identify personal information we no longer require as soon as the law permits.

The information collected by BURSTING THE SEAMS AND THE BRIAR PATCH may include but is not limited to: Your IP address, browser type, web address used to access our site.


If you decide to subscribe to receiving email notifications of new blog posts, then your first name and email address are required. We require your email address in order to send you the email and blog links.

At the bottom of every email you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe at any time.


BURSTING THE SEAMS AND THE BRIAR PATCH will not pass on the personal information you have given us without first asking your permission unless we are required to do so by law.

BURSTING THE SEAMS AND THE BRIAR PATCH does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to any third parties. The information is collected for the sole purpose of completing orders placed on www.hqdesigns.com.au. All and any third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to identify your order when providing external services for and on behalf of HQ Designs or www.hqdesigns.com.au and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your private information.


You have the right to request access to and correction of the personal information we hold about you.


If you wish to contact us about the personal information that we hold about you or about our privacy policy, please contact us by email.


If you wish to leave a comment on the blog, that would be great! I personally love hearing your feedback. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section.

We recommended that you avoid leaving any personal information or details in your comments.

We reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without prior notice.


BURSTING THE SEAMS website uses “Cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.


We use Google Analytics to track our website performance and user behaviour. Google provides information on page views, referral sources, and other valuable information that helps us adapt the content for this website. Google Analytics does capture anonymous data about location, age, gender, and interests without revealing personal details.


We provide content over various social media platforms. We are not responsible for what you post

We also promote links to other websites within our own website. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or any third-party applications.


PLEASE NOTE: All product images are digital and are for illustration purposes only. Colours and shades may therefore vary from the original image/description.


This policy was last updated 20/01/2020