Relates to personal information collected by any means and by any technology
If you have any questions about this policy, please direct them to the Privacy Officer (see contact details below).
Collection of personal information
To provide products and services to clients
To receive products and services from service providers and contractors
To maintain and promote relationships with clients, service providers and contractors
To provide clients and prospective clients with information on our services and products, economic and industry developments, and seminars and events that may be of interest to them
To recruit and maintain relationships with staff
To complete internal administration functions (e.g. invoicing clients).
The type of personal information collected may include names, date of birth, gender, marital status, addresses, contact details, job titles, account details and financial information.
Use of personal information
Access, data quality and correction
The procedure for gaining access is as follows:
An individual will need to make a request for access in writing, addressed to the Privacy Officer (see contact details below)
An individual must provide sufficient details of the information requested
Disclosure of personal information
Reasonable grounds to believe that the disclosure is required by law
Reasonable grounds to believe that the disclosure is necessary to prevent a serious and imminent threat to a person’s life, health or safety
The consent of an individual to do so.
Where personal information we hold is identified as no longer needed for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed under the Privacy Act, we will take reasonable steps to destroy such information e.g. by shredding in the case of paper records and other means in the case of electronic records.
ONLINE PRIVACY MATTERS
For statistical purposes, we may collect information through the use of ‘cookies’ on website activity (including the number of users who visit our websites, date and time of your visit to the Website, the pages accessed and any information downloaded, navigation patterns, the country and systems through which users have accessed the website).
Cookies are data that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can facilitate a user’s ongoing access to and use of a website and may be necessary to access features such as online transactions
While we take great care to protect your personal information on our Website and use state-of-the-art data transmission encryption, unfortunately no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you send to us or receive from us online. This is particularly true for information you send to us via email. We have no way of protecting that information until it reaches us. Once we receive your transmission, we use our best efforts to ensure its security in our possession.
The Websites may contain links/ plug-ins to other sites. We are not responsible for content of, or the privacy practices or policies of, those sites.