In this policy we explain how and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, and what controls you have over our use of it. The Shed Company does not disclose or publish personal information collected through the website without consent. Access to this information is restricted to The Shed Company staff and The Shed Company consultants who are bound to respect the privacy of the information. The Shed Company is bound by Australia’s National Privacy Principles, to the extent required by the Privacy Act 1988
1. Collection Of Information
1.1. Some information provided to us by clients, customers, contractors and other third parties might be considered private or personal. Without these details we would not be able to carry on our business, provide our services to you, and to responsibly market our products and services. We will only collect such personal information if it is necessary for one of our functions or activities.
1.3. At or before the time the personal information is collected by us we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of who we are, the fact that you are able to gain access to the information held about you, the purpose of the collection, any laws requiring the collection of the information and the main consequences for you if all or part of the information is not collected.
1.4. When you enter our website, we may use your internet protocol (“IP”) address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to help identify you. Your IP address may also be used by us to gather broad demographic information for other purposes, such as monitoring visitor frequency.
2. Use & Disclosure
2.2. In addition we are permitted to use or disclose personal information held about you:
2.2.1. Where you have consented to the use or disclosure;
2.2.2. Where we reasonably believe that the use or disclosure is necessary to lessen or prevent a serious, immediate threat to someone’s health or safety or the public’s health or safety;
2.2.3. Where we reasonably suspect that unlawful activity has been, is being or may be engaged in and the use or disclosure is a necessary part of our investigation or in reporting the matter to the relevant authorities;
2.2.4. Where such use or disclosure is required under or authorised by law (for example, to comply with a subpoena, a warrant or other order of a court or legal process);
2.2.5. Where we reasonably believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary for prevention, investigation, prosecution and punishment of crimes or wrongdoings or the preparation for, conduct of, proceedings before any court or tribunal or the implementation of the orders of a court or tribunal by or on behalf of an enforcement body.
3. Information Security
3.1. We take appropriate steps to ensure that all information we hold is protected from loss, misuse, or unauthorised access, disclosure or modification. We maintain security over our premises at our head offices and user identifiers and passwords limit access to our computer systems. All of our staff are subject to strict confidentiality obligations.
4. Access Rights
4.1. If you wish to know what information we hold on you please contact us: email@example.com
4.2. If you request us to remove your personal information from our database or you wish us to amend or change the information we hold about you on our database, we will remove or amend any such information on your request. Such request should be made by contacting us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Contact Us
6.1. If you require further information regarding our Privacy Agreement, please contact us at the following address: email@example.com
6.2. To read more on privacy legislation or the National Privacy Principles we recommend that you visit the Federal Privacy Commissioners website at http://www.privacy.gov.au/