The Australian Property Management Industry Awards (“Awards”, “We”, Us”) is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and/or sensitive information as defined under the Privacy Act 1988 (“Your Information”).
This policy sets out the way we handle Your Information including the collection, use, disclosure and storage of Your Information, as well as your right to access Your Information. All information has been collected by us in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles and will only be disclosed in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles.
We only collect Your Information when it is reasonably necessary for our functions and activities in referring or providing goods and/or services to you. We may collect information about you in a number of circumstances and the information we collect will depend on the goods and/or services we are referring to or providing to you.
Where practicable we will endeavour to collect Your Information directly from you. In order to provide you or refer you to the goods and/or services we will need to collect Your Information from you such as:
If we receive unsolicited information we will determine if we could have collected this information had we solicited it ourselves. If we determine we could not, we will destroy or de-identify the information.
We will only collect Your Information by lawful and fair means.
We will use our best efforts to ensure Your Information remains private and is used only for the purposes you agree to.
We collect, use and disclose Your information for multiple purposes including:
We may provide, collect, and exchange Your Information with third parties, including:
Further, we may use and disclose Your Information to refer or provide the goods and/or services to you at the point of collection or for another purpose if:
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that Your Information is accurate, up-to-date, complete and relevant. You are encouraged to help us keep Your Information accurate, complete and up-to-date by contacting your consultant or this organisation and inform us of any changes to your details.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of Your Information. We take reasonable steps to protect Your Information from misuse, loss, interference and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We ensure this by having such security measures as
We will also take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify Your Information if it is no longer required for any purpose.
You will be provided the opportunity to access Your Information and correct that information if you determine it is incorrect. We will allow any person on whom records are maintained to have access to those records unless contractual requirements or legislation requires or authorises the refusal of access. To obtain access to Your Information please make a request to us. Before giving access to information, we will require that you provide proof of identification and this along with details of your request will be recorded on your file.
We will not collect sensitive information revealing your racial or ethnical origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership or details of health, disability or sexual activity or orientation unless:
You are able to raise any concerns you may have regarding Your Information handling practices by detailing your concerns with the Contact listed below.
Your Information may, unless prohibited by law, be housed in an offshore data management system. We will endeavour to ensure a level of data protection at least as protective as that required in Australia and where possible we have contracted with our cloud storage providers to uphold these standards.
We take all reasonable steps to protect your security when using the website or APPs, but you should be aware that no transmission of information to and from a website or APPs is ever totally secure. Whilst we strive to ensure Your Information transmitted to or from our website or APPs is secure and protected from unauthorised access, we cannot fully guarantee the security of. Transmission is at your own risk.