Respecting Your Privacy And The Law
Collecting Your Personal Information
Home Building Central will only collect sensitive information with your consent, including where you have provided it to us voluntarily. Where this is provided Home Building Central will use this information for the purposed stated at the time of or in this Policy. The type of Personal Information we collect depends on the type of dealings we have with you.
When you subscribe to or use our Services, we may ask you to provide personal information such as your name, address, credit card information, email, telephone number, birth year, gender, address, Builders Licence, ABN Number, and any other information Home Building Central Considers necessary.
When you use Home Building Central Services, we receive and record information from your computer and browser including your IP address, cookie information, the type of software and hardware you are using and the web page (s) you visit. Note you are not anonymous to us when you enter into our services.
Home Building Central will collect your personal information from you, if it is reasonable or practicable to do so. This may happen when you leave a review, fill out a product or service application, browse or access our websites, or an administrative form or when you give us personal information over the telephone.
You have no obligation to provide any information requested by us however, we may not be able to provide you with the products or services you require should the provision of the product or service depend on the collection of that information, including if the collection of that information is required by law.
Using And Disclosing Your Personal Information
Home Building Central does not rent or sell personal information about you to third parties, however, we reserve the right to disclose personal information we collect about you through our Services with third party contractors, agents, suppliers and service provides, including overseas, when we have your permission to do so or under the circumstances described below.
Marketing Product And Services
Where we have your express or implied consent, or where we are otherwise permitted by law, we may use your Personal Information to send you information about the services we offer, as well as other information. We may send this information by mail, email, SMS and telephone.
If you do not wish to receive these communications, you may opt-out of receiving such communications from us by: (a) using the unsubscribe facility that we include in our commercial electronic messages (ie email or SMS); (b) contacting us by writing to email@example.com; or (c) calling us on 0429 683100 (Australia) This may remove you from receiving direct mail, or other communications.
How We Use Your Information
Home Building Central may use the data collected about you for the following purposes:
For any other purpose as may be deemed reasonably necessary by Home Building Central in the circumstances.
We may contract with third parties to analyse our customer data and/or handle web chat, email, customer services and other services. The companies we employ to help us with these tasks have access to personal data to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Keeping Your Personal Information Accurate And Up-To-Date
We aim to make sure that the personal information we hold, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We will take reasonable steps to make sure this is the case. This way we can provide you with better service. If you believe your personal information is not accurate, complete or up to date, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide is accurate and that you advise us of any changes to your details. You can also visit our website and log on to manage your personal information at any time.
If we determine that Personal Information is no longer needed for any purpose, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify that Personal Information, unless we are required by law or a court or tribunal to retain the information.
Protecting Your Personal Information
We store information in different ways, including in paper and electronic form. The security of your personal information is important to us and we take reasonable steps to protect it from misuse and loss and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure both online and offline. Personal information within our organization is limited by us to prevent misuse or unlawful disclosure of that Personal information by others. Some of the ways we do this are:
Data Transfer And Storage
Please note that the information Home Building Central collects about you may be stored on servers outside your home country - currently on servers in the United States. If you are visiting our websites from a country other than the United States or your home country, please note that the United States or other countries where we may be hosting servers may not have the same data protection laws as your country or jurisdiction. By providing your personal information to Home Building Central, you are consenting to: (i) the use of your personal information for the uses described in this Policy; and (ii) the transfer of your personal information to a country outside your Home Country - Currently The United States.
Social Media Widgets
Dealing With Us Online
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information we collect through any of our websites is protected from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, disclosure or alteration. Our website has electronic security systems in place, including the use of firewalls. All pages that require you to enter your Personal Information or payment details on our site use 128 bit SSL encryption. To ensure that the page you are viewing uses 128 bit SSL encryption, you should look for the padlock icon in your browser.
Despite our reasonable steps, we are unable to ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information transmitted to us. Accordingly, all Personal Information disclosed by you to us is at your own risk and we are not liable for any unauthorised access to the Personal Information.
Cookies And Ip Addresses
Disclosure Of Personal Information
a. Compliance with laws and fraud protection
We may disclose any information, including Personal Information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, industry code or governmental request. We may also exchange information, including Personal Information, with other companies and organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.
b. Service providers
Prior to the disclosure of Personal Information to a person overseas, we will take such steps as reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that the overseas recipient treats your Personal Information securely and otherwise complies with the relevant Australian Privacy Principles in relation to the Personal Information.
c. Special events
If you elect to participate in any promotions, sweepstakes, surveys, questionnaires or other events, the rules or terms and conditions for those events may indicate that your Personal Information will be shared with third parties. By choosing to participate and submitting your Personal Information in that manner, you consent to disclosure of your Personal Information to such third parties. We are not responsible for and expressly disclaim all liability for any use of the information provided to such third parties.
Links To Other Sites From Our Website
Proof of identity is required before such information will be provided. For most requests, your information will be provided free of charge, however it may be necessary to charge a reasonable fee if your request requires a substantial effort on our part.
Resolving Your Privacy Issues
Notification Of Changes
Where Can I Find More Information?
More information about Privacy law and the Australian Privacy Principles is available from the Federal Privacy Commissioner’s website www.privacy.gov.au
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