We recognise the importance of protecting personal information. In collecting and handling personal information, we are bound by the Privacy Act, including the Australian Privacy Principles (“APPs“), and applicable privacy regulations.
The personal information we collect about you
This website may collect personal information about you including, but not limited to your name, address, phone number, email, gender, occupation, personal interests and any other information provided. For some services and products, mwcgroup.com.au may also collect your personal information to enable verification of your identity, including information from your passport, driver’s licence, and health care and concession cards. If you access any of our services through a social network site such as Facebook, we will collect limited information provided to us by that social network site, such as user name, site ID and email address. We may also collect non-personal information about you including, but not limited to, data relating to your activities on this website (including IP addresses) via tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons and measurement software or data relating to survey responses. You acknowledge that the personal information you provide us and which we collect from you, is your own information or information which you have been authorised to provide to us.
How we collect your personal information
This website may collect personal information about you from a variety of sources including, but not limited to:
If you complete our credit authority enquiry form, our licenced finance division MAH Services Pty Ltd t/a Master Equity Finance - ABN 97 064 760 943 - Australian Credit Licence: 391976 may obtain personal information about you from credit reporting bodies for the purposes of assessing your application.
If all or part of this information is not provided, we may not be able to provide these services.
Using and disclosing your personal information
For marketing purposes we may:
If we do contact you by using your personal information in accordance with either of the above, we will give you the opportunity to request that your information not be used for further direct marketing in the future. We may also, if you request us to by opting-in through our website, share your information with third parties so they may contact you directly about their offers, promotions, goods or services.
How we disclose your personal information
We may disclose personal information to our related service providers or business partners. We may also disclose your personal information:
Disclosure and storage of personal information outside Australia
Personal information submitted by MWC Group Australia's customers and visitors to our website may be held on servers located in Australia or in the data centres of MWC Group Australia's outsourced data processors with data centres in Australia, the United States of America, Europe and Asia. We transfer data outside of Australia to our service providers in order to obtain secure storage, back-up and data retrieval services and to provide services. MWC Group Australia has implemented policies and procedures to safeguard the secure storage and processing of data with its related companies and has verified the security arrangements of its outsourced data processors. When you provide us with your personal information you give us your consent to store your personal information outside of Australia for the purposes described above.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information we collect. We have established safeguards and use reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. Our employees, contractors, agents and service providers who provide services related to our information systems, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. We review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
Correction and access
We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep accurate and up to date, any information which we hold about you. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect or you would like to review and confirm the accuracy of your personal information, you can contact us. You can also gain access to the personal information we hold about you, subject to certain exceptions provided for by law. To request access to your personal information, please contact us.
MWC Group Australia is committed to providing its customers with a fair and responsible system for the handling of complaints. If at any time you have any concerns, complaints or questions in relation to your privacy or the operation of MWC Group Australia, please contact us. We will consider your query and endeavour to respond to you promptly. For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s website.
Opting out of personalised ads
We aim to give you a highly relevant experience on our site. This involves us collecting and using information about the content you engage with, such as images, articles, web forms and ads, along with any information you provide to us. We may show you ads that we believe will be engaging. You can opt out of us personalising your advertising experience by going to the opt out page.
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Last updated 29th May 2018.