Fund It Locally Inc is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au
What is Business or Personal Information and why do we collect it?
Business and Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies a business or individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect include: names, phone and facsimile numbers.
This Information is obtained in many ways including [interviews, correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, via our website, from your website, from your marketing account and site use and from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Business or Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, providing information to you or your community. . Site users may unsubscribe from our information bulletins at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Business or Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
• For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
• For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
• With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.
We do not store nor collect payment information such as credit card numbers
Payments using credit cards are handled through our merchant banking facilities and PayPal Merchant. While we keep records of transactions including date, product, purchaser, payment source we do not record or maintain card identifers
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.
Disclosure of Business or Personal Information
Your Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
• Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
• Where required or authorised by law.
Security of Business or Personal Information
Your Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
When your Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Access to your Information
You may access the Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Information, please contact us in writing.
Maintaining the Quality of your Information
It is an important to us that your Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.