In this document, Sports Technology Group outlines what details about you are kept and why the company needs these details.
The Australian Privacy Principles (APP) provide the text of the 13 APPs from Schedule 1 of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, which amends the Privacy Act 1988 (the Act).
Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 includes schedules that guide regulation of the way private organisations, including Sports Technology Group, handles personal information.
The Act contains 13 Privacy Principles that regulate, among other things, how organisations collect, store and protect the quality of personal information. Also, how these organisations should use and share personal information with other organisations.
Notwithstanding the APPs form part of all Sports Technology Group’s procedures and policies and the way personal information and details are administered by the company, the Policy also provides a specific framework for the collection, retention and administration of your personal information.
What personal information do we collect?
Sports Technology Group collects personal information from clients and other associates to assist in providing our range of products and services. The type of personal information Sports Technology Group collects about you may include all or some of the following: your name, address, telephone number, fax number, email address, company and/or business information, and any other details appropriate to the products and services provided by Sports Technology Group.
Sports Technology Group collects personal information when users: utilise the company website to lodge their personal details, resume, company details and information; change or update any of these details; or, send us documents via email containing personal information.
Sports Technology Group collects registration information, which is the information you provide us in the course of registering for or acquiring one or more of our company services, for example, to create an account or subscribe to a newsletter. Registration information may include name, postal address, email address, gender, and birthday.
When you access and interact with Sports Technology Group either directly or via an organisation who is a client of ours, we may collect certain information about those visits via cookies. Our servers receive and record information about your device, browser, IP address and other software information when you access our services.
The personal information Sports Technology Group collects about you is used to correspond with you and assist in providing other products and services from Sports Technology Group. If you choose not to provide your personal information, it may mean that we will not be able to provide these services to you.
There are other organisations that are connected to the services we provides to you and which may have access to your personal information. They are:
- Member and affiliated organisations of Sports Technology Group;
- Web development companies – organisations contracted to develop and maintain the Sports Technology Group website; and
- Auditors and Regulators – organisations that ensure Sports Technology Group is complying with legislation and contractual obligations.
How do we collect and hold your personal information
If Sports Technology Groups holds personal information about you that was collected for the primary purpose, providing our products and services. Sports Technology Group will not use or disclose the information for another purpose unless you have consented to the use or disclosure of your personal information.
Your personal information is stored on Sports Technology Group’s secure server. We do not, under any circumstances, sell, steal or share our clients’ lists with any other party, unless it is required by law. We also do not contact or market to anyone on our clients’ lists, unless you have subscribed to receive that information or it is required by law.
Sports Technology Group will not misuse or change your personal information without your knowledge. We will not share your personal information with anyone who does not have authority to access your information. To make sure of this, we will regularly audit access to the systems that support Sports Technology Group and make sure that other organisations we deal with have privacy policies adhering to the APPs.
Sports Technology Group ensures steps are taken by our third party server providers so that personal information is protected from misuse; interference and loss; and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
Why do we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information
- To provide company services to you, to fulfil administrative functions associated with these services, for customer service, support and maintenance, product improvement and client relationship purposes, as well as to enter into contracts with you or third parties.
- To bill and collect money owed to us. This includes sending you emails, invoices receipts, notices of delinquency, and alerting you if a payment fails. We use third parties for our payment processing, and we send billing information to those third parties to process your orders and credit card payments.
- To send you system related information. For example, we may let you know about temporary or permanent changes to our services, planned system outages, new features and releases.
- To provide customer support
- To meet legal requirements such as complying with court or tribunal orders
- To communicate with you about your account for informal reasons
- To send informational and promotional content that you have consented to or reasonably expect Sports Technology Group to use or disclose for that purpose.
- Sports Technology Group provides a simple means by which you may request not to receive direct marketing communication (ability to unsubscribe or make a request to not receive direct marketing communications from Sports Technology Group)
How can you access/correct your personal information?
If Sports Technology Group holds personal information about you and you request Sports Technology Group to correct or update the information, we will take reasonable steps in the circumstances to correct or update that information.
Notification of correction to third parties
If Sports Technology Group corrects personal information about an individual that we previously disclosed to another company and the individual requests us to notify the other entity of the correction, Sports Technology Group will take reasonable steps in the circumstances to give that notification unless it is impracticable or unlawful to do so.
How an individual may access information
To obtain a copy of your personal information, please contact Sports Technology Group for advice on how to obtain this information.
Sports Technology Group will respond to the request for access to the personal information within a reasonable period after the request is made, if it is reasonable and practicable to do so.
From time to time we may change our privacy practices as expressly permitted by the Act. We will notify you of any changes to this Policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy of this Policy on our website. It will have a different date and version number to the one set out below. Please check our site periodically for updates.
How can you complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles?
If you want further information on how Sports Technology Group handles personal information, or if you want to discuss a possible breach of privacy, please contact Sports Technology Group in one of the following ways:
- By telephone on +61 (3) 9426 2600
- Write to:
Sports Technology Group
Level 9, 40 City Road
Southbank, VIC 3006
- By email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint, or at any time, you may refer your complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (www.oaic.gov.au).
Are we likely to disclose personal information to overseas recipients?
Sports Technology Group has staff in the United Kingdom and New Zealand who are privy to personal information in our console. Other than staff, Sports Technology Group are unlikely to disclose personal information to overseas recipients unless expressly permitted by you.