1. Your rights in relation to privacy
Houndstooth Tailors (ABN 90 635 985 910) understand the importance of protecting the privacy of an individual’s personal information. This statement sets out how Houndstooth Tailors aims to protect the privacy of your personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information managed by Houndstooth Tailors and the way Houndstooth Tailors collects, holds, uses and discloses your personal information.
In handling your personal information, Houndstooth Tailors will comply with the Privacy Act 1988. This policy statement may be updated from time to time.
2. What kinds of personal information does Houndstooth Tailors collect?
Personal information is information or an opinion about an identified, or reasonably identifiable, individual. During the provision of its services, Houndstooth Tailors may collect personal information from clients and potential clients.
Generally, the kinds of personal information Houndstooth Tailors collects are: contact information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address and date of birth
3. How does Houndstooth Tailors collect personal information?
Generally, Houndstooth Tailors collects your personal information directly from you, through the completion of a manual or online form, an interaction or exchange in person or by way of telephone, email, post, face to face meetings, or through the use of the Houndstooth Tailors website. There may be occasions when Houndstooth Tailors collects your personal information from other sources such as from:
· a publicly maintained record or other publicly available sources of information including social media and similar websites;
· independent sources such as referrers
4. Why does Houndstooth Tailors need your personal information?
Houndstooth Tailors collects your personal information for the purposes of:
· Providing excellent service to you
· Communication with you
· Marketing purposes
5. To whom does Houndstooth Tailors disclose your personal information?
Houndstooth Tailors discloses your personal information for the purpose for which Houndstooth Tailors collects it. That is, generally, Houndstooth Tailors will only disclose your personal information for a purpose set out at paragraph 4. This may include disclosing your personal information to:
· third parties engaged to perform administrative or other business management functions;
· where required or authorised by law
6. Direct marketing
Houndstooth Tailors may use and disclose your personal information in order to inform you of products and services that may be of interest to you. In the event you do not wish to receive such communications, you can opt-out by contacting Houndstooth Tailors via the contact details set out in paragraph 9 or through any opt-out mechanism contained in a marketing communication to you.
7. Security of your personal information
Houndstooth Tailors takes steps reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that the personal information it holds is protected from misuse, interference and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Houndstooth Tailors holds personal information in both hard copy and electronic forms in secure databases, accessible only by authorised staff. Staff are bound by security policies and confidentiality agreements, which are regularly revised and re-issued.
Houndstooth Tailors will destroy or de-identify personal information in circumstances where it is no longer required, unless Houndstooth Tailors is otherwise required or authorised by law to retain the information.
8. Can you access and correct the personal information that Houndstooth Tailors holds about you?
Houndstooth Tailors takes steps reasonable in the circumstances to ensure personal information it holds is accurate, up-to-date, complete, relevant and not misleading. Under the Privacy Act, you have a right to access and seek correction of your personal information that is collected and held by Houndstooth Tailors. If you find that the information we have is incorrect or not up to date, please advise us so we can update our records and ensure we continue to provide the highest quality of service to you.
9. How to contact us
If you have any complaints, enquiries regarding your personal information, as if you would like to opt-out of receiving any promotional or marketing communications, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.