By providing your personal information, through our web site, our representatives or otherwise, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with the Federal Government’s Privacy Act (Section 18(E)(1) Privacy Act 1988)
1.0 What is this document about?
This document explains how we collect, use and disclose your personal information in connection with our services. It also acts as an agreement statement for your application of credit with The Geek Team.
2.0 How do we collect your personal information?
Generally, the only personal information we collect about you is that which you choose to tell us. This may be when you contact us, write to us, apply for a service, or make a payment. We may also collect information from:
3.0 What personal information do we collect?
We collect personal information which we consider relevant to:
4.0 How do we use the information we collect?
We use your personal information to:
Please note: This information may be given before, during or after the provision of credit to you.
5.0 Do we disclose your personal information?
We will not sell your personal information to any person or organisation without your consent unless it is part of a sale of our business. We may disclose your personal information to:
6.0 How do we safeguard your personal information?
We store your information in both electronic and paper form. We take all reasonable precautions to protect these records from misuse or unauthorised access by using physical, electronic and procedural safeguards.
7.0 How can you access information and ensure its accuracy?
When you provide us with personal information we assume that it is correct unless you tell us otherwise. Unless we know that personal information is incorrect, we cannot correct it. You can assist us, by telling us when the information we hold has changed and is no longer accurate.
If you wish to access the personal information we hold about you, you can do so by making a request to us.
8.0 What is caller line identification data used for?
We may collect caller line identification data (‘CLI’) when you connect to our servers, even if you have blocked your number. CLI data is captured and recorded for the provision of services to you, billing, and fraud prevention, call management and credit control and may be disclosed in accordance with this policy.
9.0 Statement by Applicant
Please read carefully before agreeing to this document. Whereby this statement is agreed to via an online application your IP address is recorded and the form submission acknowledges agreement in the absence of a signed document
Giving information to a Credit Reporting Agency (Section 18E(8)(c) Privacy Act 1988)
I agree that The Geek Team may obtain information about me from a business which provides information about the commercial creditworthiness of persons for the purpose of assessing my application for consumer credit.
I agree that The Geek Team may obtain a consumer credit report containing information about me from a credit reporting agency for the purpose of assessing my application for commercial credit.
I agree that The Geek Team may exchange information with credit providers for the following purposes;
9.1 to assess an application by me for credit
I understand that the information exchanged can include anything about my creditworthiness, credit standing, credit history or credit capacity that credit providers are allowed to exchange under the Privacy Act.
I agree The Geek Team may obtain from a credit-reporting agency a consumer credit report containing information about me for the purpose of assessing whether to accept me as a guarantor for credit. I agree that this agreement commences from the date of this agreement and continues until the credit covered by my application ceases.
Do you have any comments or questions?
We welcome any questions or comments and invite you to contact us.
You can contact us on telephone number 03 4400 9066, or via this website www.thegeekteam.com.au
We may amend this policy from time to time to make sure that it is accurate and up to date.
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