Automic Group includes Automic Pty Ltd, Automic Legal Pty Ltd and Franks & Associates Pty Ltd.
Personal information includes information or an opinion (whether true or not) about an identified or a reasonably identifiable individual.
We may collect personal information from you when:
The types of personal information we may collect from you include:
We may use your information to:
We may disclose your personal information to the following organisations:
Our representatives and the outsourcing companies/contractors are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.
The Corporations Act 2001 has provided the Australian Securities and Investments Commission with the authority to inspect certain personal information that is kept on our files about you.
We collect information about you for the purpose of reporting to AUSTRAC under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006.
We take our obligations to protect your information seriously including when we operate throughout Australia and overseas. As part of our operations some uses and disclosures of your information may occur outside your State or Territory and/or outside of Australia.
Our website and other communications that we send you may provide links to third party websites. The use of your information by these third party sites is not within our control and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of these organisations. Other websites are not subject to our privacy standards. You will need to contact or review those websites directly to ascertain their privacy policies.
You may register with us to receive newsletters and other information. By doing so, your name and email address will be collected and stored on our database. We take care to ensure that the personal information you give us on our website is protected. For example, our website has electronic security systems in place, including the use of firewalls and data encryption.
If you do not wish to receive any further information from us, or you wish to update your registration details, please email your request to us. We will endeavour to meet your request within 5 working days.
Our website utilises cookies to provide you with a better user experience. Cookies also allow us to identify your browser while you are using our site – they do not identify you. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can instruct your web browser to refuse them.
We may hold your personal information in either electronic or hard copy form. We use a variety of physical and electronic security measures to keep your personal information secure from misuse, interference, loss or unauthorised use or disclosure. For example, we restrict physical access to our offices, employ firewalls and secure databases, password protect our IT systems, frequently update our anti-virus software and conduct regular audit and data integrity checks. All of our employees are also bound to keep your personal information secure and treat it as confidential.
However, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. The internet is not a secure environment. If you do use the internet or other electronic means to send us any information, including your email address, please be aware that it will be sent at your own risk.
You have rights under the Privacy Act to:
You can do any of these things by contacting us using the contact details below.
If you request access to your personal information or ask us to correct or update information about you, we may need to verify your identity. In some circumstances, there may be a valid reason for us to deny your request to access or correct your information. If we do this, we will tell you why.
If you think we have breached the Privacy Act, or you wish to make a complaint about the way we have handled your personal information, you can contact us using the details set out below. Please include your name, email address and/or telephone number and clearly describe your complaint.
Any complaint will be investigated by our Principal of Corporate Governance and the outcome of that investigation communicated to you (please allow 30 days for us to do so).
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of any internal investigation that we conduct, you may lodge a complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 1300 363 992. More information is available on the OAIC’s website at https://www.oaic.gov.au/.
If you would like more information concerning how we handle your information or our approach to privacy, or to exercise any of your rights outlined above, please contact:
Tel: +61 2 8072 1428