This policy applies only to information that Building Brighter collects via this Website.
Information we collect and hold
Wherever possible, you can elect to remain anonymous or use a pseudonym in interacting with us e.g. when making an enquiry. From time to time, we may ask you to supply personal information such as your name, address, date of birth, telephone number or e-mail address. However, under no circumstances will we request any information from you that may disclose your:
political, religious or philosophical opinions, beliefs, associations or affiliations;
health and sexuality;
racial or ethnic origin;
membership of a trade union, or a professional or trade association; or criminal records.
We may also conduct surveys or market research and may seek other information from you on a periodic basis. These surveys will provide us with information that allows improvement in the types and quality of services offered to you, and the manner in which those services are offered to you.
Personal information via the Website
Most commercial websites use ‘cookies’, which are pieces of information that websites send to the browser and are stored in the computer hard-drive. Cookies make using the Website easier by storing information about your preferences on the Website. This allows the Website to be tailored to you for any of your return visits. Cookies will not identify you personally. If you would prefer not to receive cookies, you can alter your security settings on your web browser to disable cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. However, by disabling the cookie function in your web browser you may impede your ability to use parts of the Website.
Your option not to provide your personal information
Use and disclosure of your personal information
When we hold your personal information it will be used for the following primary purposes:
to ensure the proper functioning of the Website;
to ensure the proper functioning of the Building Brighter business ; and
to assist Building Brighter with our auditing, marketing, planning, billing, product development and research requirements.
We will not use or disclose (or permit the use or disclosure of) information that could be used to identify an individual member in any circumstances except:
to ensure the proper functioning of our business and the Website;
to communicate promotional offers and special events to you;where the law requires us, or authorizes us, or a company holding data on our behalf, to do so; or
where you have given express consent to us for a prescribed purpose.
We will not sell, distribute, rent, license, disclose, share or pass your personal information onto any third parties, other than those who are contracted to us to keep the information confidential whether subject to a statute or a scheme which imposes similar restrictions to the Privacy Principles, regarding the handling of personal information. Should a third party approach us with a demand to access your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to redirect the third party to request the information directly from you, wherever it is lawful and reasonable for us to do so. If we are compelled to disclose your personal information, to a third party we will take reasonable steps to notify you of this in advance, wherever it is lawful and reasonable for us to do so.
Security of personal information
In our business, personal information may be stored both electronically and in hard-copy form. We are committed to keeping your personal information secure regardless of the format in which we hold it and we take all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse, interference, loss, and unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. However, you use the Website at your own risk and we accept no responsibility, whether we are deemed to have been negligent or not, in the event of a security that affects your privacy. Note that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. However, we will endeavor to protect your personal information as best as possible but we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.
Accuracy and quality of personal information
We will take all such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that:
all information collected from you is kept accurate, up to date and complete; and
the personal information that we use or disclose is, having regard to the purpose of the use or disclosure, accurate, up-to-date, complete and relevant.