COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information collected by us may include information you provide or volunteer when using this Website, to access some parts of this Website, we may ask you to provide information. For example, we request information from you when you:
- register on the Website;
- request information from us; or
- submit information via the "Contact Us" form
The kinds of Personal Information we collect will depend on the purpose(s) for which we are collecting it. For example, in each of the instances above, we may ask for:
- your name;
- e-mail address;
- phone number;
- postal address;
- business name; and
- position and contact telephone number;
as well as other similar Personal Information that is needed to register or subscribe you to services or offers. If we ever ask for significantly different information we will inform you.
If you do not provide certain requested Personal Information to us, we may not be able to provide you with access to and use of this Website, provide you with access to our services, or to fulfil one or more of our functions and activities applicable to you.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We will only use your Personal Information for the purposes for which it was collected and we will not disclose your Personal Information without gaining your consent except where such disclosure is required by law.
You may provide information of a personal nature through participation in additional services provided such as chat or discussion groups. This information is not secure and can be viewed by the users with access to the site. You should only provide information on such services if you accept that the information you provide will be released into the public domain.
We only collect Personal Information to the extent necessary to fulfil one or more of our functions and activities, and will do so only by fair and reasonable means.
We have secured our Website using industry standard technology. However, we cannot provide any guarantee with respect to the security of your Personal Information and we will not be liable for any breach of security or unintended loss or disclosure of information due to the Website being linked to the Internet.
We use your Personal Information in the following ways:
(a) to deliver services and products you have requested from us; (b) to confirm your identity; and (c) for direct marketing purposes.
For direct marketing purposes, your Personal Information will be added to our database. The database may be used for ongoing marketing and educative purposes. The type of marketing and educative activities that we undertake includes forwarding material to you so that you are kept updated in relation to various issues and our services. If at any time you do not wish to continue receiving this information, we provide an “opt-out” procedure in each communication to you.
THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
We engage a range of third parties to provide services and perform business support functions for us. Some of those third parties need access to Personal Information in order to provide the services or perform the functions we require. Where we share your Personal Information with third-party service providers, they will be contractually bound to use the information only for the purposes of providing the services or performing the functions required by us and to store the information securely.
CROSS BORDER DISCLOSURE
We may disclose personal information to overseas recipients, who are located in places such as India, the Philippines, New Zealand, the United States of America and other countries or jurisdictions depending on the nature of the services those recipients provide to us (for example storing data via a cloud service, or where our accounting or payment system is hosted on servers located overseas).
WE WILL NOT DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY OUTSIDE ORGANISATION FOR USE IN MARKETING WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT
Your Personal Information (such as name, address and phone number) or your order and the products you purchase will not be given or sold to any outside organisation for its use in marketing or solicitation without your prior express consent.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will take reasonable steps to protect and secure your Personal Information to ensure your Personal Information is protected from misuse, loss, theft, and unauthorised modification, access or disclosure.
We take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify any Personal Information where:
- we no longer need the Personal Information for any purpose for which the Personal Information may be used or disclosed by us; and
- we are not required by or under an Australian law, regulation or a court/tribunal order, to retain the Personal Information.
ACCURACY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information we collect, use or disclose, is accurate, complete and up to date, and relevant to any proposed use or disclosure. We seek your assistance by asking you to contact us if your Personal Information changes or you believe the information held on file is incomplete.
ACCESS TO AND CORRECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Under the Privacy Act, individuals have a right to complete access to their records. You may request from us in writing to provide you with details of the Personal Information we hold about you. We will endeavour to process your request as soon as practicable. If we deny your request, we will provide reasons in writing as to our decision. To complain or contest our decision, please contact our Privacy Officer.
If you wish to amend information that is out of date or incorrect, or if you wish for your Personal Information to be removed from our database, please contact us at email@example.com
You may be required to have a cookie-enabled browser to fully access the Website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer tied to information about you. Cookies may be used to track your Internet browsing activities and the websites you have visited.
You can disable cookies on your web browser, although this may interfere with your use and enjoyment of the Website.
ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
We will not make an attempt to identify users or their browsing activities. However, in the unlikely event of an investigation, a law enforcement agency or other government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect our logs or our Internet service provider's logs.
This policy was issued on 1st February 2015.
You can find more information about privacy and the protection of your Personal Information on the website of the OAIC at www.oaic.gov.au