Levels Growth Consultants collects personal information that we believe is necessary to deliver our direct services or otherwise for our business functions or activities. Most of this information we are required to obtain in order to satisfy government requirements.
Generally speaking, the types of “personal information” (Personal Information) we may collect can include but is not limited to: name; address; contact details; company information; and needs and objectives.
Some Personal Information we collect is “sensitive information”. Levels Growth Consultants will only collect sensitive information about you where it is reasonably necessary for us to receive and we have your consent. Sensitive information is Personal Information that can include but is not limited to: your membership in trade or professional association.
Most of the Personal Information that we collect is obtained directly from our clients through application or other forms, and from maintaining records of information obtained in the course of providing our products and services. We may also obtain information from third parties.
In the event you do not provide the sufficient information required to fulfill your request for the provision of a product or service, we may be unable to provide you with the product or service that you have requested.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Levels Growth Consultants will generally only use your Personal Information in relation to the provision of direct services or other related services to you. If considered appropriate we may also use your Personal Information for internal communication purposes such as sending you research and notifying you of new products and services that may be suitable in meeting your objectives, unless you have notified us that you do not wish to receive such communications.
You authorise Levels Growth Consultants to disclose necessary information to related companies, affiliates, and any agents or contractors who provide services to us in connection with the provision of the products or services. Levels Growth Consultants will only enter these types of arrangements or disclose such information where we reasonably believe that the relevant party will only use your Personal Information for the specific purpose for which we supply it to them.
Subject to what is permitted at law, the types of third parties we may disclose your Personal Information may include:
- service providers (external administrators and responsible entities)
- companies that provide information and infrastructure systems to us;
- anybody who represents you, such as brokers, lawyers and accountants, advisers, insurers, providers, suppliers;
- anyone, where you have provided us consent;
- where we are required to do so by law, or
- investors, agents, advisers, or any entity that has an interest in the business;
These disclosures may involve overseas storage and other overseas transfer, processing, and use of your Personal Information, and disclosure to these third parties, including in or to countries or territories which do not offer the same level of protection of Personal Information as may be enjoyed within Australia.
STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
Levels Growth Consultants stores all Personal Information collected in secure computer storage facilities, paper-based files and other records, and takes steps to protect your Personal Information that we hold from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification, or disclosure.
Organisations who provide support services to us and process your Personal Information on our behalf are required to appropriately safeguard the privacy of the Personal Information provided to them.
We may be required by law to maintain records for a significant period of time. However, when we consider information is no longer required or relevant and any legal obligations that may apply to the information held have been met, we will remove details that identify you or we will securely destroy the records.
DIRECT MARKETING FROM LEVELS GROWTH CONSULTANTS
Levels Growth Consultants may directly communicate to you with regards to business updates, business offers, publicity, changes to the organisation and offers you may find of interest.
You have the option to opt out of receiving any Levels Growth Consultants marketing material, which is communicated via email across Levels Growth Consultants. The option to ‘unsubscribe’ from the emails will be available as a function at the bottom of the email. If you require any assistance please contact us at email@example.com.
UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
Levels Growth Consultants aims to maintain up-to-date and accurate Personal Information. If you believe the Personal Information that Levels Growth Consultants holds is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date and Levels Growth Consultants agrees, the information will be amended. We will also take such steps (if any) as are reasonable in the circumstances to give notification of this correction to any third parties to whom it has been previously disclosed by Levels Growth Consultants. If we are unable to accept the changes requested, we will provide you with a written response outlining the reasons for not accepting your request to alter your Personal Information.
You should keep Levels Growth Consultants informed of any changes to your Personal Information and promptly advise us of changes when they arise.
ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION HELD BY LEVELS GROWTH CONSULTANTS
Levels Growth Consultants may provide you with access to the Personal Information held about you, upon your request. You may be required to supply a valid means of identification as a security precaution to assist us in preventing the unauthorised disclosure of your Personal Information.
Certain circumstances may restrict Levels Growth Consultants from providing you with access to your Personal Information and we will provide you with a written response outlining the reason for denying you the access to the Personal Information we hold about you.
LEVELS GROWTH CONSULTANTS WEBSITES
If you visit a Levels Growth Consultants Website to browse, read, or download information, our system will log these movements. These website logs are not personally identifiable, and Levels Growth Consultants makes no attempt to link them with the individuals who browse the website.
Levels Growth Consultants may collect Personal Information from you when you enter our website: www.levelsgc.com.
We may also use independent external service providers to track our website traffic and usage.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
PRIVACY RELATED ENQUIRIES OR COMPLAINTS
The Privacy Officer will respond as soon as possible confirming receipt of your complaint. Your complaint will be investigated in accordance with our complaints handling policy.
If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint, you may refer your complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) at this website: www.oaic.gov.au.