Catalano's Seafood

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Privacy policy

1. Terms

By accessing the website at www.catalanos.net.au, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for complying e with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License
  • a. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Catalano’s Seafood’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license, you may not:
    • Modify or copy the materials.
    • Use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
    • Attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Catalano’s Seafood’s website.
    • Remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
    • Transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
  • b. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Catalano’s Seafood at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
3. Disclaimer
  • c. The materials on Catalano’s Seafood’s website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. Catalano’s Seafood makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
  • d. Further, Catalano’s Seafood does not warrant or make any representation concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
4. Limitations

In no event shall Catalano’s Seafood or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Catalano’s Seafood’s website, even if Catalano’s Seafood or an Catalano’s Seafood authorised representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on Catalano’s Seafood’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Catalano’s Seafood does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. Catalano’s Seafood may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However, Catalano’s Seafood does not make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Catalano’s Seafood has not reviewed all the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Catalano’s Seafood of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

7. Modifications

Catalano’s Seafood may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

8. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Perth, Western Australia, and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any data we may collect from you across our website (www.catalanos.net.au), across other sites we own and operate (like perthdevicelab.com), and throughout your engagement with us.

What we collect/request

When you visit our sites, we automatically collect analytics and log data from your web browser. This data includes your IP address, browser type and version, time and date, the pages you view, and other details about your visit.

When you contact us, we ask for some basic information about you, like your name and email address. This information is considered personally identifying. We ask for it specifically to know who we’re talking to.

When you work with us, we ask for information about your business, operations, customers and audience. While you make most of this information publicly available, we may also ask for confidential information to assist us with ensuring the best possible outcome for our work with you.

Our legal bases for processing

We process information lawfully, fairly, and transparently. We only collect and process information about you only where we have legal bases for doing so. As a digital agency, this means we collect and use your information only where:

  • It’s necessary for the performance of a contract that you are a party to;
  • It’s necessary to take steps at your request before entering into a contract with you.
  • It satisfies a legitimate interest, like research and development, to market and promote our services, and to protect our legal rights and interests.
  • You give us consent to do so for a specific purpose (like staying in touch through our email newsletter); or
  • We need to process your data to comply with a legal obligation.
  • When you consent to our use of information about you for a specific purpose, you have the right to change your mind at any time, but this won’t affect any processing that has already been done by us.

We retain information for our records and to facilitate subsequent dealings in the future. If necessary, we may retain your personal information for our compliance with a legal obligation or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

While we retain this information, we’ll protect it within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. That said, we advise that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure and cannot guarantee absolute data security.

How we collect and use information

We collect, hold, use and disclose information for the following purposes:

  • To provide creative services and client support.
  • To respond to sales and project enquiries.
  • To enable you to access and use our website, associated applications and associated social media platforms.
  • For internal record keeping and administrative purposes.
  • For analytics, market research and business development, including to operate and improve our website, associated applications and associated social media platforms; and
  • To comply with our legal obligations and resolve any disputes that we may have.

We don’t publicly disclose any data specifics but may compile and share aggregated and anonymised versions of this information, for example, in business performance reports.

If you are a (current or former) client or partner, we may use your details contact you via our newsletter, keeping you up to date on what’s happening at Catalano’s Seafood. You are free to opt out of this correspondence at any time, using the “unsubscribe” link provided in the emails.

Disclosure of personal information to third-parties

Catalano’s Seafood is supported by third-party providers to facilitate the provision of a transactional website. These include DNS Management, Web Hosting, Payment Processing (Stripe) and Google Analytics.

We will comply with the government and law enforcement requests for data, as required by law, in connection with any actual or prospective legal proceedings, or in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

We do not sell or rent your personal information to marketers or third parties.

International transfers of personal information

The data we retain is stored and processed in Australia and/or where we and our third-party providers maintain facilities. By providing us with your personal information, you consent to the disclosure to these overseas third parties.

Your rights as our user

Choice and consent: By providing your information to us, you consent to us collecting, holding, using and disclosing it according to this privacy policy. You are free to refuse our request for information, on the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some services as a result. If you’re under 16 years of age, you must supply evidence of your parent or legal guardian’s knowledge and permission of you providing us with information.

Information from third-parties: If we receive information about you from a third-party, we’ll protect it as set out in this privacy policy. If you are a third-party providing information about somebody else (e.g., an agency operating on behalf of a client), you represent and warrant that you have that person’s consent to provide their information to us.

Restrict: You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information by contacting us via our website. If you ask us to restrict or limit how we process your personal information, we will let you know how the restriction affects your use of our website or products and services.

Access and data portability: You may request details or a copy of the personal information we hold about you. You may request that we erase the personal information we hold about you at any time. You may also request that we transfer this personal information to another third party.

Correction: If you believe that any information, we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please contact us via our website, and we will take reasonable steps to update our records.

Notification of data breaches: We will comply with laws applicable to us in respect of any data breach. 

Complaints: If you believe that we have breached a relevant data protection law and wish to make a complaint, please contact us via our website, providing us with full details. We’ll investigate your complaint and respond to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of our investigation and the steps we’ll take to deal with your complaint. You also have the right to contact a regulatory body or data protection authority in relation to your complaint.

Unsubscribe: To unsubscribe from our email database, use the “unsubscribe” link provided in the emails we send you, or contact us via the details our website.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer, and accesses each time you visit, so we can perform certain functions and understand how you use our site. If you do not wish to accept cookies from us, you should instruct your browser to refuse cookies from www.catalanos.net.au.

Business transfers

If we or our assets are acquired, or in the unlikely event that we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, we would include data among the assets transferred to any parties who acquire us. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any parties who acquire us may continue to use your personal information according to this policy.

About this policy

This privacy policy only covers our own collecting and handling of data. We only work with partners and third-party providers whose privacy policies align with ours, however we cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and policies of those sites and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.

At our discretion, we may update this policy to reflect current acceptable practices. We will take reasonable steps to let users know about significant changes via our website. Your continued use of this site after any changes to this policy will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around data and personal information.

If you have any concerns or questions about how we handle your data and personal information, feel free to contact us via our contact page.

This policy is effective as of 1 January 2022.

Silvestro Morabito

Non-Executive Director (Independent)

A strategic and commercial retail sector leader with a track record of success in multiple states of Australia, Singapore, New Zealand and Indonesia. He is a strategic thinker​ with strong planning disciplines. Ability to take an "ownership" approach to planning and expansion of a business. Proven ability to successfully lead a company through organisational change to consistently deliver strong results. Previous experience for Mr Morabito includes CEO and Director roles at Dairy Farm International between 2001 – 2005 (ASX:DFI); CEO, General Manager and COO roles at Metcash between 2008 – 2013 (ASX: MTS), and currently Mr Morabito is the founder and Managing Director of Morabito Management Consulting.

David Catalano

Purchasing Manager 

David Catalano is the eldest son of Nick Catalano; he has been in and around the family business all his life. After graduating through all the factory and operational areas of the business, he joined the Company at the age of 17, whilst studying Nautical Fishing/Marine Biology at TAFE. David is presently the Operations Manager overseeing the sales department and is responsible for all fresh and frozen seafood purchasing, having the seafood knowledge and experience to develop the Global Distribution pillar of the Company’s business strategy.

May May Tan (Danielle)

Non-Executive Director (Independent)

May May Tan (Danielle) is an operations, human resources and business leader with extensive experience in end-to-end solutions in industries relating but not limited to oil and gas, transport, banking and finance sectors. She has diverse professional exposure in international settings across Singapore, China, Japan, Brazil, Philippines, Japan, Vietnam, Korea and Australia.

Danielle's most notable successes have been in process flow and structure. She also has strong expertise in global mobility and humans. Danielle has proven abilities in leading and working with high-performing, multi-cultural and cross-functional teams in the delivery and deployment of multiple projects. She is currently a director of Impact BPO Services Pvt. Ltd. and was previously Country Manager of Brunel Consultancy (Shanghai) Limited, regional operations manager of Brunei International SEA Pte Ltd, Senior Manager at SMRT Corporation Ltd and Assistant Vice President of the Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX).

Andrew Catalano

Factory Manager 

Andrew Catalano is the second son of Nick Catalano. Andrew has been in and around the family business all his life. At the age of 17, he joined the company part-time whilst​ studying Aquaculture at TAFE. Andrew has graduated in fish filleting, processing, despatch, factory retailing and production supervision and is currently the Factory Manager. Andrew’s years of knowledge and experience makes him well qualified to contribute to the Processing/Production pillar of the company's business strategy.

Mark Lupica

Retail Manager 

Mark Lupica is the nephew of Nick Catalano and Paul Catalano. Being in and around the family business all his life, he joined the Company at the age of 17 part-time whilst continuing his studies in marketing and business management.

Mark has been involved in all facets of retailing, including product development and marketing. He is currently the Company’s Retail Manager and is responsible for the three categories owned retail outlets, and various IGA category managed supermarkets. Mark is well poised to contribute to implement the Retail Seafood Category Management Solution pillar of the Company’s business strategy.

The company team

Catalano's has a well developed operational and management team. Its departments are structured from top to bottom and across the business segments with dedicated experienced crew in all departments​.​

E.g. management, administration , Sales, several production sections, procurement, Quality Assurance, compliance and logistics. ​

We are proud of our team with the majority having being with the company for many years.

Michael Koukounaras

Head of National Trading and Operations 

Michael Koukounaras has worked in food companies​ from 1993 until the present, specialising in seafood Sales and Marketing throughout his career. He has a significant amount of experience in the following channels:

  • Importing
  • Trading to importers
  • Trading to wholesalers
  • Retail Sales – Independents, small and major chains
  • Exporting
  • Procurement – domestic and international.

Nicolino (Nick) Catalano

CEO and Executive Chairman

Nick Catalano has been involved in the Catalano family seafood business since 1969 and has carried out all of the significant roles from production, factory to sales management.

Nick has been a proactive pioneer in the changing markets of Australian seafood. He has steered the Company from a small family business and constructed the platforms to further build the company to one of the largest and most successful processors/retailers of fresh and frozen seafood in Australia, winning numerous state and national business awards and recently inducted into the family business Hall of Fame, in Australia.​ With 49 years of experience, Nick is one of Australia's most knowledgeable and respected seafood merchants.

Koon Poh Low

Non-Executive Director

Koon Low has been involved in capital markets advisory positions across multiple jurisdictions, including Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, the US NASDAQ and NYSE markets. He has been specialising in restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate transactions for over 30 years.

 Koon is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, fellow member of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), and a member of the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountants. He is currently a director of Advanced Health Imaging (ASX:AHI) and Medi Lifestyle Limited (SGX:5TN) with vast capital markets experience in ASX and SGX.

Mr Shamin Sahafi

Non-Executive Director

Mr Shamin Sahafi earned his Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Wollongong, Sydney, Australia and holds professional accreditations as Chartered Islamic Finance Professional Programme (CIFP), Malaysia and professional accreditation as holder of Professional Certificate in Marketing (CIM), Malaysia​. ​

​Mr Shamin started his career at Atradius Credit Insurance & Risk Management in Sydney, Australia. He has extensive experience in the Malaysian finance and investment industry. He brings more than 15 years of banking and finance knowledge with public and privately held companies to this position.

Mr Shamin has built an impressive career which provides him an invaluable understanding in local mutual funds, equity investments, private placements, real estate investment trust services and complex hedge funds. Mr Shamin’s​ current experience includes roles like Head of Corporate, Vice President​ and Senior Vice President​ at Infinity Trustee Berhad & Group of Companies from 2014 to present. Past experience at Jardin Smith International Berhad, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Berhad, Affin Islamic Bank Berhad, Business Banking Division, Head Office, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) and Atradius Credit Insurance & Risk Management, Sydney (CBD) Australia. Prior to joining the Board of Directors of the Company, Mr Shamin developed a portfolio management business for high net worth clients where he also had business development responsibilities to turn around and grow the business. ​

In this role, Mr Shamin successfully built a profitable business and significantly grew the assets under the managements.

Paul (Paolino) Catalano

Business Development Manager 

Paul has evolved with the company over 50 years and has a wealth of experience within all facets of the seafood industry. He has practical expertise in post-harvest processing, quality assurance, international markets, supermarket drivers and direct retail. ​

Paul is an Executive Director of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council with insights into the challenges, opportunities and has confidence in the positive sustainability practices of the Australian fishing industry.