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CLARENCE PROPERTY CORPORATION LIMITED
Clarence Property Corporation Limited (we, us or our) recognise that your privacy is important and we are committed to protecting the personal information we collect from you. The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), Australian Privacy Principles and registered privacy codes govern the way in which we must manage your personal information. This policy sets out how we collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information.
TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may collect and hold personal information about you, that is, information that can identify you and is relevant to providing you with the services and products you are seeking. The kinds of information we typically collect include name, gender, address, phone number, email address, facsimile number, bank account details, tax file numbers or other information relevant to providing you with the services and products you are, or someone else you know, is seeking.
METHOD OF COLLECTION
Personal information will generally be collected directly from you through the use of any of our standard forms, over the internet, via email, or through a telephone conversation with you. We may also collect personal information about you from third parties acting on your behalf (for instance, financial advisers).
There may, however, be some instances where personal information about you will be collected indirectly because it is unreasonable or impracticable to collect personal information directly from you. We will usually notify you about these instances in advance, or where that is not possible, as soon as reasonably practicable after the information has been collected.
PURPOSE OF COLLECTION
The personal information that we collect and hold about you, depends on your interaction with us. Generally, we collect, use and hold your personal information if it is reasonably necessary for or directly related to the performance of our functions and activities and for the purposes of:
FAILURE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION
If the personal information you provide to us is incomplete or inaccurate, we may be unable to provide you, or someone else you know, with the services and products you, or they, are seeking.
If you access our website, we may collect additional personal information about you in the form of your IP address or domain name. Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of linked websites and any linked websites are not subject to our privacy policies and procedures.
USE AND DISCLOSURE
Generally, we only use or disclose personal information about you for the purposes for which it was collected (as set out above). We may disclose personal information about you to:
In some circumstances, the law may permit or require us to use or disclose personal information for other purposes (for instance, where you would reasonably expect us to and the purpose is related to the purpose of collection).
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OVERSEAS
We are likely to disclose your personal information overseas. For instance, our related bodies corporate, third party service providers or other recipients may be based overseas or may use infrastructure outside Australia, including the USA, the EEA, Asia and India. We take reasonable steps to ensure information disclosed overseas is handled with this policy and relevant law.
We store your personal information in different ways, including in paper and electronic form. The security of your personal information is important to us. We take reasonable measures to ensure your personal information is stored safely to protect it from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, interference, modification or disclosure, including electronic and physical security measures.
ACCESS AND CORRECTION
You may request access to personal information we hold about you, by making a written request. We will respond to your request within a reasonable period. We may charge you a reasonable fee for processing your request (but not for making a request for access).
We may decline a request for access to personal information in circumstances prescribed by the Privacy Act and if we do, we will provide you with a written notice that sets out the reasons for th refusal (unless it would be unreasonable to provide those reasons).
If, upon receiving access to your personal information, or at any other time, you believe the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, please notify us immediately. We will take reasonable steps to correct the information so that it is accurate, complete and up to date.
If we refuse to correct your personal information, we will provide you with a written notice that sets out the reasons for our refusal (unless it would be unreasonable to provide those reasons) and provide you with a statement regarding the mechanisms available to you to make a complaint.
COMPLAINTS AND FEEDBACK
If you wish to make a complaint about a breach of the Privacy Act, Australian Privacy Principles or a privacy code that applies to us, please contact us as set out below and we will take reasonable steps to investigate the complaint and respond to you. If you are not happy with our response, you may complain directly to the Australian Privacy Commissioner. To lodge a complaint, visit the ‘Complaints’ section of the Information Commissioner’s website, located at http://www.oaic.gov.au/p ivacy/privacy-complaints, to obtain the relevant complaint forms, or contact the Information Commissioner’s office.
Telephone: : 1300 382 862
For more information about privacy in general, you can visit the Australian Privacy Commissioner’s website at www.oaic.gov.au.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESS
Complaints in respect to the provision of financial services or products covered by our AFSL may be made by customers, clients, investors or persons (the complainant) by contacting our Dispute Resolution Officer (DRO) in the following ways:
Where a complaint is received verbally and is not received by the DRO, your complaint will be referred to the DRO, and you will receive acknowledgement of your complaint from the DRO within 24 hours (or one Business Day) of receipt of the complaint.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COMPLAINTS
Clarence Property will write to the complainant within 24 hours (or one Business Day) of receipt of the complaint. The written notification must contain:
(a) acknowledgement the complaint has been received;
(b) a description of the process which the complaint will then be subject to (including further notifications and relevant time frames for resolution of the complaint);
(c) the relevant contact details of the Dispute Resolution Officer;
(d) the relevant contact details of the person(s) investigating the complaint;
(e) acknowledgement the complainant’s details and the complaint will be dealt with confidentially, and only the persons specified in the acknowledgement will have access to such information ;
(f) an undertaking that no fee will be charged for the resolution of the complaint; and
(g) any remedies available to the complainant.
If you feel there is an issue relating to your privacy, which remains unresolved, or you wish the Privacy Commissioner to further investigate your complaint, you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner as detailed below:
Clarence Property is a member of an independent dispute resolution scheme, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). AFCA provides fair and independent financial services complaint resolution which is free to consumers.
If, at any time, you feel your complaint remains unresolved or you wish AFCA to further investigate your complaint, you can contact AFCA as detailed below:
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