WhistleOut will only collect Personal Information where the information is necessary for WhistleOut to perform one or more of its functions or activities. In this context, "collect" means gather, acquire or obtain by any means, information in circumstances where the individual is identifiable or identified.
Where possible, we collect your personal information directly from you. If you feel that the information that we are requesting, either from our website (www.whistleout.com.au) or our sub domains', or in our discussions with you, is not information that you wish to provide, please feel free to raise this with us.WhistleOut collects Personal Information primarily to refer you to suppliers of products and services from companies listed on https://www.whistleout.com.au/ or a sub domain. This is a free and completely optional service. We will collect at a minimum:
WhistleOut will notify individuals (including, but not limited to, our customers) of the matters listed below before collecting any Personal Information:
You are not obliged to give us your Personal Information. If you would like to access any of our services or features of our website on an anonymous basis we will take reasonable steps to comply with your request. If at any time you provide personal information about anyone other than yourself, you warrant to us that you have that person's consent to provide such information for the purpose specified.
We do not collect Sensitive Information about you unless it is necessary and we have your consent or it is required by law or in accordance with the Act. Sensitive Information (if collected) is obtained through your use of our website or related means.
Other information is collected by automated methods. Other Information we collected may include:
We have integrated Google Analytics into our website (see https://www.google.com/analytics/ for details). This enables the collection of data about traffic on our website via a DoubleClick cookie in addition to data collected through the standard Google Analytics implementation. We may as part of the use of Google Analytics functionality switch on Display Advertising which enables features that are not available through standard implementations. This includes Remarketing , Google Display Network Impression Reporting, DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting , each as described by Google.
Importantly, we will not facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information previously collected from Display Advertising features that is based on the DoubleClick cookie unless we have given you notice of, and have your prior affirmative (i.e., opt-in) consent to, that merger. Using Ads Settings, visitors to our website can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads. A Browser opt-out is available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/. We use Google Analytics to obtain a more detailed understanding of our our website users and their potential needs. Data collected from such reports may be used to more accurately target marketing and advertising campaigns based on demographic information and more generally for the Primary Purpose and secondary purposes detailed in this Policy. We do not collect data on individuals by such methods; only aggregate data is used for planning purposes.
When dealing with independent contractors, WhistleOut collects information by phone in writing or through online forms. We will use this information to ensure that our independent contractors can perform work for WhistleOut in a safe and lawful manner. We collect the following:
When dealing with job applicants, WhistleOut collects this information in the course of an online job application form, job interviews, telephone discussions, reference checks and in writing. WhistleOut will use this information to assess the suitability of applicants for a position. In the event that the job application is rejected, WhistleOut may keep the information to use in the event that an appropriate vacancy arises. We collects the following:
We will not use your personal information for any purpose which is not related to the Primary Purpose for which it is collected. This includes:
If you go to a third party's website via WhistleOut to complete a purchase, all information required by the seller of the product is collected from you, by the seller, using application forms on their site or via email phone (as relevant) and not collected by WhistleOut.
In addition to the Primary Purpose, we may use the Personal Information we collect and you consent to WhistleOut using your Personal Information to:
We will not use your personal information for any purpose for which you would not reasonably expect us to use your personal information. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information that we hold is accurate and up-to-date. If you feel that information about you is not accurate or your details have or are about to change, you can email us at [email protected] and we will correct or update your personal information.
You are not obliged to give us your personal information. Most of our services are available on an anonymous basis. Where we do require personal information and you would like to access any of these services on an anonymous basis we will take all reasonable steps to comply with your request. However, if you choose not to provide WhistleOut with personal details, such as your name or email or phone number, the range of options available to you, may be limited.
For example, WhistleOut provides a function that allows you to request a call back, from a supplier of a service, listed on the website. Without a phone number or email we cannot successfully deliver this service.
WhistleOut may disclose Personal Information and your consent to us disclosing such Personal Information to:
You will generally be given the opportunity to "opt out" from receiving communications in accordance with this policy. You may "opt out" by:
You have a right to access your Personal Information, subject to certain exceptions provided for in the Act. If you require access to your Personal Information, please contact [email protected]. You are required to put your request in writing and provide proof of identity. You may, upon inspection of the Personal Information we hold about you, write to us to correct any errors in the Personal Information.
Other than in relation to Other Information, we will take all reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information that we hold about you from misuse, loss or unauthorised access and disclosure including by means of password access (where applicable) and secure servers. You acknowledge that the security of communications sent by electronic means or by post cannot be guaranteed. We cannot accept responsibility for misuse, loss or unauthorised access to your Personal Information where the security of information is not within our control. If you suspect any misuse or loss of your Personal Information please contact us immediately at [email protected]
If you have a complaint about how we collect, use, disclose, manage or protect your Personal Information please contact us in writing at [email protected]. We will respond to any written complaint within 14 days of receiving the complaint.
WhistleOut Pty Ltd
140 Arthur St, North Sydney
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