This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data I collect from you, or that you provide, will be processed by Robert Mullineux. Please read the following carefully to understand the views and practices regarding your personal data and how I will treat it.
1. Information Collected
1.1 In order to provide a better service to you, I may collect and process the following data about you:
(a) information that you provide by filling in forms on the site https://robertmullineux.com.au/ (“the site”). This includes information provided through form submissions and newsletter subscription or requesting further services. I may also ask you for information at other times, for example in connection with a promotion or when you report a problem with the site;
(b) if you contact me, I may keep a record of that correspondence;
(c) I may also ask you to complete surveys that I use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them;
(d) details of your visits to the site and the resources that you access.
1.2 I only retain personal data for so long as it is necessary. Data may be archived as long as the purpose for which the data was used still exists.
2. Use of information provided
2.1 The purposes for which information may be used by me include:
(a) ensuring that content from the site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(b) providing you with alerts, newsletter, education materials or information that you requested or signed up to;
(c) carrying out obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and I;
(d) allowing you to participate in interactive features of service, when you choose to do so;
(e) designing and conducting surveys/questionnaires for client profiling/segmentation, statistical analysis, improving and furthering the provision my products and services;
(f) complying with laws and regulations applicable to us or any of my affiliates in or outside Australia;
(g) legal proceedings, including collecting overdue amounts and seeking professional advices;
(h) researching, designing and launching services or products including seminars/events/forums;
(i) promoting and marketing services and products subject to your exercise of the opt-out right (please see further details in Clause 2.2 below); or
(j) purposes directly related or incidental to the above.
2.2 I intend to use your data in direct marketing and I require your consent (which includes an indication of no objection) for that purpose. By using the site, unless you specify otherwise, you agree that:
(a) your name, contact details (including address, contact number, email address), products and services information, transaction pattern and behaviour, background and demographic data held by me from time to time may be used by me in direct marketing;
(b) the following classes of services, products and subjects may be marketed to you:
(i) services and products related to the site and/or affiliates (including marketing affiliates programs I am a part of);
(ii) reward, loyalty or privileges programmes, promotional offers and related services; and
(iii) invitations to events such as seminars/webinars/tele-seminars, conferences, live programs or events.
(c) I may conduct direct marketing via fax, email, direct mail, telephone and other means of communication or send e-newsletters to you. You may choose not to receive promotional materials, by simply telling us (see below for contact details), and I will cease to do so, without charge.
3. Disclosure of information
I will keep the personal data I hold confidential but may provide information to:
(a) personnel, agents, advisers, auditors, contractors, financial institutions, and service providers in connection with my operations or services;
(b) my office, affiliates, business partners and counterparts (if any);
(c) persons under a duty of confidentiality to me;
(d) persons to whom I am required to make disclosure under applicable laws and regulations in or outside Australia; or
(e) actual or proposed transferees or participants of my services in or outside Australia.
4.2 A cookie is a small file that I store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
4.3 I use the following cookies:
(a) Analytical/performance cookies. They recognise and count the number of visitors and see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps to improve the way the website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
(b) Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the website. This helps personalise content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
4.5 I may use the following third party web analytic services such as Google Analytics on the website. The service providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons to help analyse how visitors use the website. The information collected through these means (including IP address) is disclosed to these service providers, who use the information to evaluate use of the website. These analytic services may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise the marketing materials of their own advertising network.
4.6 Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics is in accordance with their policies: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
4.7 You can prevent Google’s collection and processing of data by using the Google Ads Settings page or downloading and installing their browser plug-in (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).
4.8 You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the site.
5.1 All information you provide is stored on secure servers. Where I have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. I ask you not to share a password with anyone.
5.2 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although I will do my best to protect your personal data, I cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once I have received your information, I will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
7. Data transfers
I may hold your data on servers based in Australia and any other territories as I see fit from time to time.
8. Your consent and rights
8.1 By visiting the website, you consent to the collection and use of your information and other activities as outlined in this policy.
8.2 Under the Privacy Act (the “Act”), individuals have the right:
(a) to check whether I hold personal data about you and to access such data;
(b) to require me to correct as soon as reasonably practicable any data relating to you that is inaccurate;
(c) to ascertain my policies and practices in relation to personal data and the kind of personal data held by us; and
(d) to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data for marketing purposes and I shall not use your personal data for marketing purposes after you communicate your withdrawal of consent to me.
8.3 You may exercise your opt-out right by notifying me if you wish to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Please send requests to opt-out and for access to data, correction of data, information regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held, questions or complaints to:
0468 629 301
8.4In accordance with the Act, I have the right to and may charge a reasonable fee for processing any data access request.
Last updated: 3 December 2020