1. Privacy Statement
2. Why do we collect personal information?
2.1 We only collect personal information (when submitted) in order to fulfil a request or registration. This may include any contact details you provide when you submit a form to contact us.
3.1 In order to properly manage our website we will anonymously log information on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in the aggregate by our ISP. This is to ensure that our website represents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.
4. Use of information
4.1 Depending on the purpose of the information submitted some information may be stored in our email or contact systems. Some or all of this information may be available to the Administrator and authorised staff of Clare Dewan and Associates. Where we have obtained your consent, we may also send you communications from time to time, for example to advise you of news which may be of interest to you.
5. Disclosure of information to Third Parties
5.1 We will not disclose information to other third parties except in cases where required by law or where the third party is a contractor or supplier who is engaged by us to assist with the activities of Clare Dewan and Associates. All such contractors will be bound contractually to keep all information confidential.
6. Security of Your Personal Information
6.1 We take steps to protect the personal information we hold against interference and loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure and against other misuse. When no longer required, personal information is destroyed in a secure manner or deleted.
7. Access to Your Personal Information
7.1 Under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), you have certain rights to access the personal information we collect and hold about you.
7.1 Generally, subject to the exceptions of APP 12.3, we will allow an individual access to the personal information we hold about them within a reasonable time after it is requested. When requesting such access please identify the precise type/s of information requested. You may make a request by contacting the Privacy Officer on 03 9847 6824 or in writing to: Privacy Officer, Clare Dewan and Associates 203-205 Blackburn Road, Mt Waverley Vic 3149
8. Quality of Personal Information
8.1 Clare Dewan and Associates takes reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information that it collects, uses and discloses is accurate, up to date and complete. Where an individual requests Clare Dewan and Associates to correct information, it will take reasonable steps to correct the information, having regard to the purpose for which it is held. You may lodge a request to correct personal information in the manner outlined in clause 7.2 above.
9. Complaint Procedure
9.1 To make a complaint about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, which includes how we handle your personal information, you may contact the Privacy Officer on 03 9847 6824 or in writing to: Privacy Officer, Clare Dewan and Associates 203-205 Blackburn Road, Mt Waverley Vic 3149
9.2 Clare Dewan and Associates will endeavour to respond to your complaint within a reasonable time after it is received. If you are not satisfied by our response, you may acquire further information regarding privacy from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
10. How long is information stored?
10.1 Information will be kept until it is outdated or no longer required.