Last updated: 1st March 2022
We care about all our website users and our customers and know that your privacy is important to you. We fully respect the confidentiality of your information and, in all regards, take your privacy very seriously.
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my manifesto is committed to protecting your personal information and this Policy explains how we achieve this. It’s your information, and we respect that, no matter where you live.
We have a simple approach to data protection and privacy which adheres to the 13 Australian Privacy Principles.
Obligations under the Privacy Act 1988
We collect your personal information so that we can provide you with the products, services or information that we supply. Sometimes we collect personal information from a third party or from a publicly available source, but only if you have consented to your information being used in this way, or would reasonably expect us to collect it in this way. We only collect this information from companies or sources that are allowed to disclose it to us. Below you will find a breakdown of the different ways your personal information is collected.
What we collect
Credit card payments including PayPal
If you make a credit card payment on our website, please be aware that in some instances your credit card details may be made fully available to us so that we can process your payment. You can rest assured in that we destroy all credit card information the moment the payment has gone through.
If you sign up to one of our mailing lists, this means that you have opted-in and have consented to us sending you emails relating to what we do and provide as a company. Don’t worry, we won’t spam you. We send all emails as per the guidelines set out by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
User Contact Forms
When you fill out a contact form wishing to get in touch with us, we will collect that information and use it to get in touch with you in response to your query. We may use the information to reach out to you to inform you of some of the services we provide, provided it is in line with your original query.
Use and Disclosure
We only use personal information for the purpose which was requested of us, or for the purposes which directly relate to one of our functions or activities. We will not provide your personal information to other entities or bodies, or any other party unless one of the following applies (as per and in line with APP 6 – use and disclosure of personal information):
You Have Consented
You would reasonably expect, or have been informed, that information of such kind would be passed on to those individuals, entities or bodies (for more information, see subclause 6.2).
It is otherwise required or authorised by law, or reasonably necessary for the enforcement of a criminal law or of a law imposing a pecuniary penalty, or for the protection of public revenue.
It may prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody’s life or health.
Quality of Personal Information
We do what we can to keep your personal information up to date and accurate at all times as this allows us to deliver a better service to you. If any information we have for you needs to be corrected, you can contact us via email@example.com
We take active steps to protect the personal information we hold against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification or disclosure, and against other misuse. These steps include password protection for all our IT systems. While we cannot share with you details of our entire security system for safety reasons, if you have any questions, you can always contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org
When no longer required or requested by you, all personal information is destroyed in a secure manner.
Access and Correction
At my manifesto, we do everything we can to keep your personal information accurate. If you find that any information we hold about you is incorrect, you can contact us via email@example.com, or as per the contact details below and we will endeavour to assist you with your questions. Please bear in mind that under Australian privacy laws, there may be situations where we cannot provide access to such personal information. For instance, if it would reasonably affect someone else’s privacy or may pose a threat to someone’s life, health, or safety.
It’s your personal data and you have rights relating to it. When it comes to marketing communications and newsletters you can ask us not to send you these at any time – just follow the unsubscribe instructions contained in the marketing communication or send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
You also have rights to:
You can exercise these rights at any time by sending an email to email@example.com
We are sincerely committed to answering your queries and resolving any concerns about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information. If you have any complaints or feel that there has been a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, or a registered APP code, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not satisfied with the process of making a complaint to our company, you may make a complaint to the Information Commissioner: Office of the Australian Information Commissioner GPO Box 5218 Sydney NSW 2001 Email: email@example.com Telephone: 1300 363 992 Fax: 02 9284 9666.
How to Contact Us
We understand that your personal information is important to you. If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or our practices, you can get in touch with us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org