Collection of Personal Information
In dealing with you we may collect personal information including your name, address, date of birth, telephone numbers, email address and driver’s license number. We do not collect sensitive information (for example: political or religious beliefs, ethnic background or sexual preferences) about you. Personal Information about our customers is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may collect such information to provide you with further services and/or products. It is our intention that this policy will protect your personal information and ensure it is consistently managed in accordance with applicable privacy laws in Australia.
How We Collect Personal Information
In the course of providing our services and products, we collect personal information in a variety of ways. For example, information is collected when you:
- Ask to be placed on one of our mailing lists
- Make an enquiry about one of our services or products
- Become a client or debtor of the company, or
- Visit our websites
Information Provided By You
You provide most of the personal information to us and for a specific purpose. We will take reasonable steps to inform you of the purpose for which the information is collected.
Use & Disclosure of the Information We Collect
Unless you have instructed us not to do so, personal information may be shared with related companies where it will remain confidential. We will not sell your details to third parties.
We may disclose your personal information to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) such as BMW Australia Ltd.
Use of the Information For A Secondary Purpose
We may sometimes use the personal information we collect for a secondary purpose, that is, for use in a way different to the original reason for collection. We may use the information collected to identify products and services which we think may be of interest to you.
We will only do this in the following circumstances: where you have consented, where the secondary purpose is directly related to the primary purpose, and you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information in such a way, or where we are permitted or required by law, or it is in the interests of public safety to do so.
We respect your choice to opt-out of such, and you may contact us at any time to be excluded from our marketing activities.
You may also request that information about you be corrected or deleted. This is part of our commitment to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Please contact us if any of the details you have provided to us have changed.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our company. Unfortunately, no data transmissions over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
Further Privacy Information
For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Office of the Australian Informaition Commissioner's website. https://www.oaic.gov.au