Aus Agribusiness Pty Ltd ACN 637 135 187(“Aus Agribusiness”) believes the responsible collection and use of personal information is fundamental to developing a business based on enduring relationships with its customers, suppliers, owners and staff. “Personal information” is defined as information or an opinion through which an individual’s identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained.
Aus Agribusiness is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APP’s) in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000. Aus Agribusiness is committed to respecting the individual’s right to privacy and has developed honest, transparent protocols to ensure personal information is handled appropriately.
PERSONAL INFORMATION IS NEVER SOLD TO OTHER PARTIES.
Collecting your personal information
Information is only collected if it is required for one or more of Aus Agribusiness functions.
It is collected by fair and lawful means and not in an intrusive way.
Aus Agribusiness prefers to collect information directly from the individual.
Aus Agribusiness will take reasonable steps to inform the individual that the collection has occurred, why the collection occurred and how the information may be accessed.
By signing up to our database (Aus Agribusiness Daily Bids) you are giving your consent to be contacted by us for an indefinite period. We may contact you by email, direct mail, telephone, SMS, MMS or social media You may of course unsubscribe at any time by logging into your account profile, or by calling or emailing us.
Use and disclosure
To meet the individual’s specific needs, Aus Agribusiness may disclose the personal information to the organisations which;
are involved in the payments system including financial institutions, providers and payment organisations
are involved in the maintaining, reviewing and developing Aus Agribusiness’s business systems including testing or upgrading our computer systems provide legal or accounting advice
require or are authorised by law to access the information.
In accordance with the Spam Act 2003, every commercial electronic message will prominently display a notice whereby the recipient can elect to ‘unsubscribe’ from receiving any further direct marketing communications.
Website visitors email addresses are only recorded if the user chooses to leave a message.
An email address will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided.
Individuals who have chosen to join an email list may opt out simply by advising Aus Agribusiness that the address is to be removed from the mailing list or by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of the email sent from Aus Agribusiness.
Site Visit Data — the following is recorded and collected for statistical purposes;
The server address of the visitor
The name of the top-level domain from which the internet was accessed
The date and time of the visit to the website
The pages accessed, and documents downloaded. The recording of such information enables us to identify the areas of the site that are most popular and to tailor the site accordingly.
Links — the website contains links to other sites. Aus Agribusiness is not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites.
Keeping personal information accurate and up-to-date
Aus Agribusiness will take all reasonable steps to make sure personal information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If an individual believes the personal information is not accurate, complete or up-to-date, please contact Aus Agribusiness.
Aus Agribusiness protects against misuse; loss; unauthorised access, modification or disclosure of personal information by:
Requiring all employees to observe confidentiality protocols
Controlling access to the premises and paper based systems
Adopting measures to secure the computer network used for storing, processing and transmitting personal information
Protecting communications via data transmission from interception eg email and unauthorised access to the computer network.
Personal information is retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which information was collected or as required by law.
Access and correction
An individual may gain access to personal information provided the request for access is not frivolous, vexatious, unlawful, or prejudicial to negotiations between Aus Agribusiness & the individual.
Aus Agribusiness endeavours to provide access within 10 business days of the written request. Aus Agribusiness will verify the identity of the individual seeking access prior to the information being provided. If it is a complex issue Aus Agribusiness will advise the individual accordingly but will use all reasonable endeavours to provide access within 20 business days of the written request.
If access is denied then written reasons will be provided as to why access was denied.
Aus Agribusiness does not require individuals to provide personal information unless the information is required to do business.
Aus Agribusiness does not collect “sensitive information” about an individual. Sensitive information means information or an opinion about an individual’s;
Racial or ethnic origin; or
Political opinions; or
Membership of a political association; or
Religious beliefs or affiliations; or
Philosophical beliefs; or
Membership of a professional or trade association; or
Membership of a trade union; or
Sexual preferences or practices; or
Resolving privacy issues
Individuals may contact Aus Agribusiness to resolve an issue:
Tel: +61 8 8123 9396
If the individual is not satisfied with the responses provided by Aus Agribusiness, the matter may be taken to the Privacy Commissioner who will investigate the matter. More information may be obtained from the Commissioner’s website at www.oaic.gov.au.