Collection of Personal Information by us
To access some of the features of the Emmet website you may submit information to us. The information will be transmitted to us via email. In addition, some contact details may be stored in an online database. The kinds of personal information we collect and store will depend on what services you request from us and what personal information you provide. However, it may include (amongst other things): - Personal information you give us when you request information or make contact with us. This information may include your name and contact details (phone numbers and email addresses).
How Your Personal Information will be used
If you provide us with information, we may e-mail, SMS, phone or contact you to update you about our products and services. You will need to request this information either by ticking an opt-in box requesting the information, or implying you want the information by the type of request you make and method in which you supply the information. If you do not wish to remain a subscriber to this notification service or otherwise receive updates on our products and services, you are able to remove your details from our announcements database by contacting us.
Exchange of Information with Third Parties Personal information we collect from you may be disclosed: - to any entity to which we are required or authorised by or under law to disclose such information (for instance, Federal or State law enforcement agencies and investigative agencies, courts, various other Federal or State government bodies) or to others that you have been informed of at the time any personal information is collected from you
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information by Us
If we use or disclose your personal information for a purpose (the “secondary purpose”) other the main reason for which it was originally collected (the “primary purpose”), to the extent required by law, we will ensure that: - the secondary purpose is related to the primary purpose of collection (and directly related in the case of sensitive information), and you would reasonably expect that we would use or disclose your information in that way; or - you have consented to the use or disclosure of your personal information for the secondary purpose; or - the use or disclosure is required or authorised by or under law; or - the use or disclosure is otherwise permitted by law (for example, as a necessary part of an investigation of suspected unlawful activity). - Collection of information other than personal information. - If you visit our website, some of the information we and/or our contractors collect about your visit to our website is not personal information because it does not reveal your identity. Information of this nature can include:
Site Visit Information. When you visit our website, we may collect general information about your visit which may include your server address, the date and time of your visit, the pages you accessed, the information you downloaded and the type of Internet browser you used.
We may use this information in anonymous, aggregated form, for statistical purposes only, to assist us in improving the quality and usability of our website.
Cookies. A cookie is a small string of information that a website transfers to your browser for identification purposes. The cookies we and/or our contractors use may identify individual users.
Cookies can either be “persistent” or “session” based. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer, contain an expiration date, and are mainly for the user’s convenience. Session cookies are short-lived and are held on your browser’s memory only for the duration of your session, they are used only during a browsing session, and expire when you quit your browser.
Most Internet browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies. If you do not want to accept cookies, you can adjust your Internet browser to reject cookies or to notify you when they are being used. However, rejecting cookies will limit the functionality of our website and may cause some features to cause errors. Our cookies do not contain viruses or ''''hack'''' into other parts of your computer to obtain hidden personal information.
Access and Correction of Your Personal Information. You can ask to obtain access to your personal information that we and/or our contractors hold, although under some circumstances permitted by law, we may not provide such information to you. Also, we may not be able to require our contractors to provide personal information to you.
We may ask you to put your request in writing and pay a reasonable fee levied by us for this.
It is important to us that the personal information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up to date. If you are aware that this is not case and would like your personal information corrected, or simply desire access to your personal information, please contact us.
If we decide not to correct or provide you with access to your personal information, we will give you our reasons for our decision.
If you have a complaint about the way we have dealt with your personal information, please contact us.
We will make all reasonable attempts to respond to your complaints or requests.
If you are unsatisfied with the outcome, you may refer the matter to the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner at: Website: www.privacy.gov.au
For your convenience, our Web site may contain links to other sites. Emmet Consulting is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.