Personal information is information or an opinion relating to an individual which can be used to identify that individual.
SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Global United Enterprise will take reasonable steps to protect the security of personal information. We respect the confidentiality of personal information and the privacy of individuals.
WHAT KINDS OF PERSONAL INFORMATION DOES GLOBAL UNITED ENTERPRISE COLLECT?
The type of information we may collect and hold includes personal information about:
clients, business associates and potential clients and their employees;
information about individuals we collect in the course of acting for clients;
suppliers and their employees;
employees, prospective employees and contractors; and
other people who come into contact with a member of Global United Enterprise.
In general, we collect and hold information such as (but not limited to): names, addresses, contact details, occupations, and other information which assists us in conducting our business, providing marketing services and complying with our legal obligations. If the personal information requested is not provided to us, we may not be able to supply the relevant service.
ABOUT WHOM DOES GLOBAL UNITED ENTERPRISE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We may collect and hold information about clients, potential clients and business associates and their employees; suppliers and their employees; employees, prospective employees and contractors and others.
HOW DOES GLOBAL UNITED ENTERPRISE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We will generally collect personal information by way of forms filled out by people, face to face meetings, interviews, business cards, telephone conversations, email, and from third parties; for example, an affidavit prepared by another party or a medical report provided by a medical practitioner or an employment reference from another person.
HOW DOES GLOBAL UNITED ENTERPRISE COLLECT AND USE INFORMATION FROM THE WEBSITE?
If you visit www.globalunited.com.au to read, browse or download information, our system may record information such as the date and time of your visit to the website, the pages accessed and any information downloaded. This information is anonymous and is used for statistical, reporting and website administration and maintenance purposes only.
We may collect information about you through the website when you:
Submit electronic forms requesting us to provide services or take actions
Submit messages or comments
While we take care to protect your personal information, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. Accordingly we cannot warrant the security of any information you send to us or receive from us online.
STORAGE AND SECURITY
We use a variety of physical and electronic security measures, including restricting physical access to our offices, firewalls and secure databases to keep personal information secure from misuse, interference, loss or unauthorized use or disclosure.
The internet is not a secure environment. If you use the Internet to send us any information, including your email address, it is sent at your own risk. We have no way of guaranteeing that information is protected in transit. Our websites may contain links to other websites. Global United Enterprise is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites.
Once we receive your information we make our best effort to ensure its security.
HOW MIGHT GLOBAL UNITED ENTERPRISE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
In general we may use and disclose your personal information to conduct our business; to provide and market our services; to communicate with you; to purchase from you; to comply with our legal obligations and to help us manage and improve our services.
We may disclose personal information for the purpose for which it was collected, and also:
Within Global United Enterprise Immigration, Education & Investment Consultants
Subject to our professional obligations, to any person where necessary , such as to the client, regulatory advisors, or other partners or advisors (whether in Australia or overseas)
On a confidential basis to external service providers so that they can provide financial, administrative or other services in connection with the operation of our business, for example photocopy, auditing, technology and data processing, security and archive services providers and financial and other professional institutions
As required by law subject to our professional obligations
With your consent
WILL PERSONAL INFORMATION BE DISCLOSED TO OVERSEAS RECIPIENTS?
We may need to disclose information to persons overseas. We may not always be able to take reasonable steps to ensure that they do not breach the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) and they may not be subject to the same obligations to protect personal information as applies in Australia by virtue of the Privacy Act. By continuing to acquire our services and/or products you consent to us disclosing information to such persons and agree that you cannot claim relief from us and you may not have any right of action against the overseas recipient of the information.
TO WHOM MIGHT GLOBAL UNITED ENTERPRISE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We may disclose your personal information to other companies or individuals who assist us in providing services or who perform functions on our behalf (such as immigration agents, solicitors, government bodies, medical practitioners, valuers, courts and tribunals) and anyone else to whom you authorize us to disclose it. We also collect personal information from these organisations and individuals, and deals with that information in accordance with this policy.
HOW DOES GLOBAL UNITED ENTERPRISE KEEP PERSONAL INFORMATION ACCURATE AND UP TO DATE?
You have a right to request access to personal information that we hold about you and request its correction if it is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading. You may do so by contacting us through the contact us section. We will respond to all requests for access to or correction of personal information within a reasonable period.
In some cases, in accordance with the Privacy Act, we may charge you a fee for access to personal information we hold about you or refuse to give you access to personal information we hold about you.
HOW CAN YOU ACCESS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Subject to the exceptions set out in the Privacy Act and the Privacy Amendment Act, you may seek access to the personal information which we hold about you by contacting our Privacy Officer. We will respond to your request within 30 days and will require you to verify your identity and to specify what information you require. You may be charged a fee for providing access related to the time taken to locate, collate and provide the information requested by you. In certain circumstances we may not be required by law to provide access to or to correct personal information.
Where you establish that personal information we hold about you is not accurate, complete or up to date, we will take reasonable steps to correct the information. If there is disagreement as to whether the information is accurate, complete and up to date, we will take reasonable steps to associate with the information a statement claiming that the information is not accurate, complete or up to date upon your request.