Last Updated: 27 December 2019
We endeavour to comply with Australian privacy legislation where it applies to us, including by adopting practices, procedures and systems to ensure that we comply with applicable legislation.
Kinds of personal information we collect
On our website, we may collect the following kinds of personal information:
How we collect and store personal information
We may collect personal information through the use of the following methods:
Personal information may also be indirectly collected from a third party if they provide it to us.
The personal information we collect is stored in a secure data centre maintained by our service providers and your connection to our website is encrypted via the HTTPS protocol. We have also engaged third-party service providers to provide security monitoring and routine testing of our website.
If you become a Member, personal information provided in connection with the Account will be deleted upon cancellation of your Account.
We may retain personal information to the extent necessary to comply with legal or taxation requirements.
We may retain de-identified, aggregated personal information for the purpose of analytics and to improve the services we offer.
Purposes for which personal information is collected, used and disclosed
We store and use the personal information collected for the following purposes:
We do not sell or disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.
We may disclose or provide access to personal information to third parties for the following purposes:
Accessing and updating your personal information
Under Australian privacy law, you have a right to request access to, and correction of, personal information that we hold about you.
You may access, or request correction of, the personal information we hold about you in the following ways:
We will endeavour to respond to your complaint within a reasonable time. Usually this will be within 30 days after receiving your complaint, however, we may require additional time to respond if your complaint does not include necessary information, is complex or involves archived or historical information.
If you are unsatisfied with our response to your complaint, you may be entitled to refer the complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
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Enquiries or Complaints may be addressed to the following contact:
The Privacy Officer
AusTamiNews (9633625564 )
Postal Address: P.O.BOX 5087, Kenmore East, Qld 4069
Email: [email protected]