Your Privacy is Important
At Aviator Capital Pty Ltd (Aviator) your right to privacy is important. The privacy of visitors to the Aviator Capital website is also important. Aviator is subject to the National Privacy Principals (“NPPs”) under the Privacy Act 1988 (C’th). The following statement outlines how Aviator manages personal information that it holds about individuals in accordance with the NPPs.
Like many other websites, Aviator makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocols ( IP ) addresses, types of browsers, Internet Service Providers ( ISPs ), date/time stamps, referring/exit pages, and the number of clicks to analyse trends, administer our website, track movements of users around our website, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
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Personal Information – what is it?
Personal information is any information or an opinion about you (whether true or not) from which Aviator can determine your identity.
It will be information collected by Aviator as part of its procedures to identify you. This forms part of the procedures adopted by Aviator that conform to AUSTRAC’s anti money laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Financing (CTF) procedures.
Sensitive information – what is it?
When personal information concerns certain matters it is considered sensitive information. It is information or opinion about your:
• racial or ethnic origin;
• political opinion;
• membership of a political association;
• religious beliefs, affiliations or philosophical beliefs;
• membership of a professional or trade association or membership of a trade union;
• criminal record;
• financial records.
Aviator will only collect, use or disclose sensitive information about you in accordance with the law. In most cases, Aviator will only collect, use or disclose sensitive information where it has received your consent.
How your information will be collected
Generally, Aviator collects personal information directly from you. For example, it collects personal information when you:
• deal with Aviator in person, by telephone, letter, fax or email;
• supply an application;
• submit any other information in connection with your application for registration.
Personal information about you may also be collected from a third party. For example when Aviator receives:
• any reference about you;
• results of inquiries of former employers, work colleagues, professional associations or registration body;
• the results of any competency or medical test;
• performance feedback (whether positive or negative);
• any complaint from or about you in the workplace;
• any information about any insurance investigation, litigation, registration or professional disciplinary matter, criminal matter, • inquest or inquiry in which you are involved.
If Aviator does not have your prior consent, it will take reasonable steps to inform you that it has collected personal information from a third party and ensure you are aware of the purposes for which Aviator has collected your personal information.
How Aviator may use and disclose your personal information
Aviator may use and disclose the personal information it collects about you for the following purposes:
• for purposes for which you have engaged Aviator.
Aviator may disclose some of your personal information to:
• Regulatory bodies or as required by law.
Aviator may also disclose your personal information to a third party if they have a proper interest in the disclosure, such as:
• Aviators Accountants, Auditors, or Insurers;
• a professional association or registration body;
If Aviator engages a third party contractor to perform services which involves handling personal information, it takes reasonable steps to prohibit the contractor from using personal information except for the purposes for which it was supplied.
If you do not give Aviator the information it seeks, it is unable to provide you with services.
Security of your personal information
Aviator holds personal information in a combination of secure computer storage facilities and paper-based files. Aviator has security procedures in place to protect the personal information it holds from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Aviator uses a number of processes to protect your personal information including:
• locks and security systems;
• computer pass words and limited access to shared network drives to authorised staff;
• virus checking;
• auditing procedures and data integrity checks;
• recording of file movements;
• security classification to identify information needing special protection.
Aviator will keep your personal information no longer than necessary. Generally, records are maintained for a minimum of seven years. Aviator will appropriately dispose of your personal information so that it is protected from unauthorised use or disclosure.
You can request access to your information
You may request access to any personal information Aviator holds about you, subject to the Privacy Act. Your request to obtain access will be dealt with in a reasonable time. Aviator may charge a fee to cover the reasonable costs of retrieval and supply of the information to you.
Aviator is not always required to provide you with access to your personal information on request. Aviator may refuse your access to personal information in a number of circumstances, such as where denying access is required or authorised by law or where the request is vexatious or frivolous.
If Aviator denies your request for access it will provide you with reasons for the refusal.
Keeping your personal information up to date
Aviator takes reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up to date. Aviator may also contact you from time to time to check that the information is still correct.
If you are able to establish that personal or sensitive information Aviator holds about you is not accurate, complete and up to date, Aviator will take reasonable steps to correct it.
Transfer of your personal information outside Australia
Aviator does not transfer your personal information outside Australia unless it is authorised to do so by law or you have consented to it as part of the services Aviator provides to you.
Aviator may store your personal information on a server overseas. By providing personal information via Aviator’s website you agree your information may be transferred to servers located overseas.