The type of personal information we collect from you will depend on what you have provided us with. Generally, it will include your name, your mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address.
Sensitive personal information
Unless specifically necessary for us to provide services to you and you have expressly consented to us doing so, we will not usually seek sensitive information from you or about you. Sensitive information can include things like your religion, ethnicity, criminal history, medical condition and sexual preference.
In certain circumstances, it may be necessary for us to collect sensitive information from you in order to provide our services. Again, we will only collect sensitive information if you consent to its collection and if it is reasonably necessary for us to carry out at least one of our functions of activities, or its collection is otherwise legally permissible.
In collecting sensitive information, we may collect personal information incidentally. By providing us with unsolicited sensitive personal information incidentally, you consent to us using the information subject to applicable laws. Collecting this information allows us to effectively provide our organisations with whom we have a business relationship with, products and services connected with information technology.
How we collect your information
We collect most personal information about you, directly from you. We will only collect personal information from you by lawful and fair means, without being unreasonably intrusive, such as when you subscribe to any of our newsletters or bulletins, visit our website, deal with us over the telephone, send us a letter, or have contact with us personally etc.
Sometimes it may also be necessary for us to collect your personal information from a third party, or from a publicly available source, however we will only do that when it would be reasonable to expect us to do so, or where it is not reasonable to expect us to do so, then with your consent.
At or before the time we collect personal information from or about you, we will take reasonable steps to inform you who we are and how to contact us, why we are collecting that personal information, your ability to access the information, who else we might disclose that personal information to, any laws requiring the information to be collected and what will happen if you do not provide personal information to us.
How we may use your information
We will never sell your personal information.
We will only use your personal information for the purpose of providing you with the services you have requested, responding to your requests or providing you with further information about us. Where you consent, your personal information may also be used for another related purpose where you reasonably expect us to use the personal information for that other related purpose.
Your personal information may be disclosed to: