Addinsight recognises the importance of protecting the personal information it collects from individuals associated with Addinsight’s business. The purpose of this policy is to provide an outline of the way Addinsight manages personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
Addinsight takes its obligations under the Privacy Act seriously and will take all reasonable steps to comply with the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act to protect the privacy of all personal information and sensitive information that it holds.
In this policy, the following words or phrases mean:
“personal information” means information relating to an individual, including an opinion, which is provided to Addinsight as part of its business, whether the information is correct or not. The information may personally identify an individual or make the person’s identity reasonably apparent.
“sensitive information” means information or an opinion about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, membership of a trade union, sexual practices, criminal record or health information.
“Addinsight” means Addinsight Pty Ltd.
Addinsight may collect and hold personal information such as (but not limited to):
Addinsight collects and holds sensitive information in relation to its contractors and suppliers such as (but not limited to):
Addinsight collects personal information:
In the event that Addinsight collects sensitive information, it will not be used for any purpose without your express permission.
In the event that unsolicited personal information is collected by Addinsight, Addinsight will take reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify that personal information.
Where possible, individuals will have the option of interacting with Addinsight anonymously or using a pseudonym.
Addinsight does not use government related identifiers such as Tax File Numbers or Medicare Numbers to identify individuals or the personal information that Addinsight collects from individuals.
Our purpose in collecting and holding personal information about an individual is so that it can be used for activities such as:
Addinsight may collect information for the provision of direct marketing unless you have informed Addinsight in writing in accordance with section 10 of this policy that you do not want to receive such information. Addinsight will provide an “opt out” option to individuals who receive direct marketing from Addinsight.
Addinsight may be required to provide your personal information to other organisations to comply with its legal obligations such as auditors, legal advisers, the ATO, insurers and creditors.
Our purpose in collecting and holding sensitive information about an individual is:
All personal information collected by Addinsight is retained on databases that are securely monitored and maintained. Other than as provided for in this policy, the personal information will not be made available to a third party without your consent, unless Addinsight is legally required to do so.
Addinsight will take all reasonable steps to protect the security of the personal information that it holds. This includes taking appropriate measures to protect electronic materials and material stored and generated in hard copy.
Where personal information held by Addinsight is no longer required and the law does not require it to be retained, Addinsight will destroy such personal information by a secure means.
You may request access to the personal information Addinsight holds about you by making a written request to Addinsight. Addinsight will provide you with access to your personal information unless an exception to access under Australian Privacy Principle 12 applies.
In the event that any personal information that Addinsight holds about you is incorrect and requires correction, Addinsight will take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to correct that information to ensure that it is up to date, complete and accurate.
Addinsight seeks to ensure that the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Addinsight understands that personal information changes frequently and encourages you to contact Addinsight as soon as possible to update any changes to personal information.
Addinsight may disclose personal information for the purposes set out in section 4 of this policy to its related entities and its clients, service providers, agents and contractors. Addinsight utilises the services of several platforms which store personal information overseas in locations such as, but not limited to, Singapore and the United States of America.
Addinsight may also disclose your personal information to others where:
Addinsight acknowledges that you have no obligation to provide it with personal information. However, if you choose not to provide Addinsight with personal information, Addinsight may be unable to provide you with a full range of services or it may reduce Addinsight’s ability to service you.
In addition to above, whenever you visit the Addinsight App or website, our internet service providers automatically record:
This information does not identify you personally and Addinsight will not use this information to try to identify you.
Addinsight may provide aggregated non-personal data, collected using log file data and embedded code in the App and website, to its third-party research and marketing contractors to help Addinsight understand how our App, website and services are being used so that we can make improvements.
We may also collect the key words you use when you search for our App. This information is not linked to any other data we collect. We use this information to find out what people are looking for and how we can improve our services.