EnviroShop is a division of EnviroGroup. Both parties are referred to collectively as EnviroShop/EnviroGroup.
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The purpose of this document is to set out the policies of the EnviroGroup and EnviroShop in relation to the collection, holding, use and disclosure by EnviroGroup and EnviroShop of personal information relating to an individual.
“Personal Information” is information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion. EnviroShop/EnviroGroup collects personal information regarding EnviroShop/EnviroGroup customers and individuals seeking information from EnviroShop/EnviroGroup. Occasionally, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup collects sensitive information about an individual. This is dealt with in paragraph 10 below.
1 Collection of Information
1.1 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup collects personal information about individuals where that information is necessary for any of the following primary purposes:
1.2 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will only collect personal information by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.
1.3 At or before the time EnviroShop/EnviroGroup collects personal information about an individual from an individual, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will take reasonable steps to ensure that the individual is aware of:
1.4 If it is reasonable and practicable to do so, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will collect personal information about an individual only from that individual.
1.5 If EnviroShop/EnviroGroup collects personal information about an individual from someone else, it will take reasonable steps to ensure that the individual is or has been made aware of the matters listed in paragraph 1.3. A common example of EnviroShop/EnviroGroup collecting personal information about an individual from a third party occurs when a transaction with EnviroShop/EnviroGroup arranged on behalf of an individual by way of a gift.
2 Use and disclosure
2.1 In this Policy: consent means voluntary and informed agreement to some act, practice or purpose. EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will, wherever possible, seek consent from individuals before using their personal information for a secondary purpose.
2.2 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup may sometimes use or disclose personal information about an individual for a purpose (a secondary purpose) other than the primary purpose. For example, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup may disclose personal information to other environmental organisations when planning and coordinating a particular campaign.
2.3 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will only use or disclose personal information about an individual for a secondary purpose if:
the following apply:
2.4 With respect to a disclosure made under paragraph 2.7(g) EnviroShop/EnviroGroup would ordinarily give prior notice to an individual before making such disclosure, except where EnviroShop/EnviroGroup is required or compelled by law not to do so. If EnviroShop/EnviroGroup uses or discloses personal information under paragraph 2.7(d), a written note of the use or disclosure will be made.
3 Data quality
EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will take reasonable steps to make sure that the personal information it collects, uses or discloses is accurate, complete and up to date.
4 Data security
4.1 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will take reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
4.2 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information if it is no longer needed for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed.
5.1 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup has set out in this document its policies on the management of personal information. EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will make a summary of this document publicly available on its website at www.envirogroup.com.au and will send out a hardcopy of the summary and this Policy to anyone who asks for it (see section 11 of this Policy for details).
5.2 On request by a person, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will take reasonable steps to let the person know, generally, what sort of personal information EnviroShop/EnviroGroup holds, for what purposes, and how it collects, holds, uses and discloses that information.
6 Access and correction
6.1 If EnviroShop/EnviroGroup holds personal information about an individual, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will generally provide the individual with access to the information on request by the individual. EnviroShop/EnviroGroup may refuse an individual access to his/her personal information if:
6.2 Where providing access would reveal evaluative information generated within EnviroShop/EnviroGroup in connection with a commercially sensitive decision making process, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup may give the individual an explanation for the commercially sensitive decision rather than direct access to the information.
6.3 An individual can request access to, and/or request the correction of personal information held by EnviroShop/EnviroGroup. Such a request can be made by writing to or emailing EnviroShop/EnviroGroup’s Privacy Officer (see section 11 of this Policy for details).
6.4 If EnviroShop/EnviroGroup holds personal information about an individual and the individual is able to establish that the information is not accurate, complete and up to date, EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will take reasonable steps to correct the information accordingly.
6.5 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will provide reasons for denial of access or a refusal to correct personal information.
7.1 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will not adopt as its own identifier of an individual, an identifier of the individual that has been assigned by:
7.2 EnviroShop/EnviroGroup will not use or disclose an identifier assigned to an individual by an agency, or by an agent or contracted service provider mentioned in sub-clause 7.1, unless:
7.3 In this section 7: identifier includes a number assigned by EnviroShop/EnviroGroup to an individual to identify uniquely the individual for the purposes of EnviroShop/EnviroGroup’s operations. However, an individual’s name or ABN (as defined in the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999) is not an identifier.
Wherever it is lawful and practicable, individuals will have the option of not identifying themselves when dealing with EnviroShop/EnviroGroup; For example, certain transactions made with EnviroShop/EnviroGroup can be performed anonymously.