Updated August 2021
We respect your privacy and have developed this policy to demonstrate our commitment to protecting your privacy.
To meet your expectations about privacy, HARP complies with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (‘Privacy Act’). A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner at https://www.oaic.gov.au/.
Should there be any inconsistency between this policy and the Privacy Act, this policy shall be interpreted to give effect to and comply with the Privacy Act.
This policy includes examples but is not intended to be restricted in its application to such examples. Where the word ‘including’ is used, it shall mean ‘including without limitation’.
What Personal Information do we Collect?
At all times we try to only collect the information we need for the particular function or activity we are carrying out.
The main way we collect personal information about you is when you give it to us, for example, we collect personal information including your name, address and telephone number.
We may also collect other identifying information, copies of your identity documents and images.
Whose Personal Information do we Collect?
We may collect personal information about you:
We only collect sensitive information (including health information) where it is reasonably necessary for, or directly relates to, us providing our services to you. We will only collect sensitive information with your consent or where required by law.
You understand and agree that providing sensitive information (including health information) is necessary to ensure our services are suitable for you and to tailor those services to you.
Where relevant, we may collect your:
How we use your Personal Information
We may use the personal information that we collect about you for such purposes including to:
Sharing of your Personal Information
We do not share your personal information, except as required to manage our business, deliver our services to you, or to comply with legal requirements, including:
Whenever we share your personal information, we take steps to ensure that these organisations and individuals are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
We may share aggregated and non-personal information we collect about you with other organisations or individuals as part of our normal business operations, including advisors, suppliers and investors. In these instances, all personally identifiable information is removed from our data.
How we Protect your Personal Information
We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorised access and disclosure. For example, your personal information will be stored in a secure premises with physical access restrictions, secure databases, password protection and anti-virus software. However, no system can be completely secure. While we take all reasonable steps to secure your personal information, we do not promise that your personal information or communication with us will always remain secure. If there is a notifiable data breach, we will take all reasonable steps to notify you if your personal information is involved in an eligible data breach that is likely to result in serious harm.
We encourage you to take care with how you handle and disclose personal information and avoid sending personal information through unsecure email.
How you can Access your Personal Information
You have the right to request access to personal information that we hold about you, and that we correct that personal information. You can ask for access or correction by contacting us and we must respond within a reasonable period following your request. If you ask, we must give you access to your personal information, and take reasonable steps to correct it if we consider it is incorrect, unless there is a law that allows or requires us not to.
We will ask you to verify your identity before we give you access to your information or correct it, and we will try to make the process as simple as possible. If we refuse to give you access to, or correct, your personal information, we must notify you in writing setting out the reasons.
We reserve the right to charge a fee for searching for, and providing access to, your information on a per request basis.
How to make a Complaint
If you wish to complain to us about how we have handled your personal information, you should complain in writing. We will confirm receipt of your complaint and then deal with your complaint through our complaints handling procedure. Our response will be provided within a reasonable period of time and determine what action (if any) we should take to resolve the complaint.
Call: 1800 954 749
(during business hours, Monday to Friday)
Post: 519 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda VIC 3788
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Sharing of your personal information
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What Information Do We Collect?
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
Cookie Based Marketing
Some of our advertising campaigns may track users across different websites for the purpose of displaying advertising. We do not know which specific website are used in these campaigns, but you should assume tracking occurs, and if this is an issue you should turn-off third party cookies in your web browser.
How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
This helps us gather feedback to constantly improve Our Website and better serve our clients. Cookies and pixels do not allow us to gather anypersonal information about you and we do not intentionally store any personal information that your browser provided to us in your cookies.
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected tothe Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.
Sharing and Selling Information
We do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identify a subscriber (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necessary to process transactions or provide Services that you have requested.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by using our contact page form.