Consolidated Tenders Pty Ltd (Consolidated Tenders) operates the following websites across desktop, mobile, tablet and apps (including any subdomains):
- www.tenders.act.gov.au; and
RESPECTING INFORMATION PRIVACY
We recognise the importance of protecting personal information. We do not collect sensitive information as defined under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act“), such as racial or ethnicity information, political opinions or associations, criminal records or health information.
In collecting and handling personal information, we are bound by the Privacy Act, including the Australian Privacy Principles (“APPs“), and applicable privacy regulations.
THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
Consolidated Tenders may collect personal information about you including, but not limited to your name, address, phone number, email, gender, occupation, personal interests and any other information provided. For some services and products, Consolidated Tenders may also collect your personal information to enable verification of your identity, including information from your passport, driver’s licence, and health care and concession cards.
If you subscribe to alert services on the Website, we may collect your name and email address.
If you submit personal information to us in relation to an employment opportunity, we may also collect information about your employment and academic history.
We may also collect non-personal information about you including, but not limited to, data relating to your activities on the Websites (including IP addresses) via tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons and measurement software or data relating to survey responses.
You acknowledge that the personal information you provide us and which we collect from you, is your own information or information which you have been authorised to provide to us.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Consolidated Tenders may collect personal information about you from a variety of sources including, but not limited to:
(a) registering to use the Websites or parts of them through a Consolidated Tenders account;
(b) subscribing to receive Alerts and filling in forms;
(c) contacting us or our service providers for any reason including, but not limited to, reporting a problem with the Websites, requesting further services or seeking our assistance;
(d) posting or contributing material on our Websites;
(e) using our services; and
(f) applying for an employment opportunity with us directly, via an SNS site (eg. LinkedIn) or through your nominated referees.
We may also collect your personal information through our related bodies corporate, our service providers and third parties so that we may provide a better or more relevant service or product to you.
If you apply to us for credit, we may also obtain personal information about you from credit reporting bodies (see our Credit Reporting Policy below for more details), other credit providers, existing or previous suppliers of goods or services, your bank and certain other businesses for the purposes of assessing your application.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
More specifically, Consolidated Tenders may use personal information which it has collected to:
(a) ensure that content from the Websites is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(b) provide a better or more relevant service or product to you, for instance by automatically populating forms on the Websites as appropriate;
(c) combine your personal information with information that Consolidated Tenders has collected from its service providers, third parties, cookies or web beacons in order to provide you with a better or more relevant and personalised experience and to improve the quality of its services and the services of third parties;
(d) personalise and customise your services, experience, advertising and content that you view and engage with on the Websites;
(e) respond to or provide you with service, products, information and assistance that you request from Consolidated Tenders;
(f) contact you to conduct surveys, research and feedback about our products, services or the Websites;
(g) verify your identity when you register or log into our Websites and remind you of your password and username;
(h) allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
(i) help carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; and
(j) notify you about changes to our products and services.
If all or part of this information is not provided, we may not be able to provide these services.
If you submit personal information to us in relation to an employment opportunity with us, we may also use your personal information to:
(a) consider you for the position for which you have submitted your personal information to us or any other positions that are or become available in the future;
(b) respond to you in relation to any future application you make for an employment opportunity with us; and
(c) contact your referees in order to collect the information you have consented to us collecting about you in order to consider you for employment opportunities with us.
USING AND DISCLOSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR MARKETING PURPOSES
(a) use your personal information to provide you with information about offers, promotions, goods or services, which we believe may be of interest to you; and
(b) share your information with our service providers and other third parties so that they can provide you with products or services on our behalf or help us to provide you with the requested products or services including contacting you in relation to the products or services.
If we do contact you by using your personal information in accordance with either of the above, we will give you the opportunity to request that your information not be used for further direct marketing in the future.
HOW WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may disclose personal information to our related bodies corporate, service providers or business partners.
We may also disclose your personal information:
(a) to buyers that have listings or advertising on our Websites and which you have requested information from by submitting an enquiry;
(b) to third parties where you have requested information, services or products from them;
(c) relevant public, government or regulatory authorities, our legal representatives or other concerned parties, in special situations where we have reason to believe that disclosing your personal information is necessary to help identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities; and
(d) where we are otherwise authorised or required by law to do so.
STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information submitted by Consolidated Tender’s customers and visitors to our Websites may be held on servers located in Australia or in the data centres of Consolidated Tender’s outsourced data processors with data centres in Australia. Consolidated Tenders has implemented policies and procedures to safeguard the secure storage and processing of data with its related companies and has verified the security arrangements of its outsourced data processors.
We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information we collect. We have established safeguards and use reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. Our employees, contractors, agents and service providers who provide services related to our information systems, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. We review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
CORRECTION AND ACCESS
We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep accurate and up to date, any information which we hold about you. If, at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect or you would like to review and confirm the accuracy of your personal information, you can contact us.
You can also gain access to the personal information we hold about you, subject to certain exceptions provided for by law. To request access to your personal information, please contact us.
Consolidated Tenders is committed to providing its customers with a fair and responsible system for the handling of complaints.
If at any time you have any concerns, complaints or questions in relation to your privacy or the operation of Consolidated Tenders, please contact our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may resolve your concerns.
Our Privacy Officer will consider your query and endeavour to respond to you promptly.
For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s website.
We may combine our cookies, information collected through the cookies on the Websites with other information (including information collected by third parties using their own cookies and web beacons and providing our cookies and information to third parties) and use analytics services such as Google Analytics – to provide better or more relevant services to you on the Websites.
APPLICATIONS, WIDGETS OR LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
USERS BASED IN THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
If you access our Websites from the European Economic Area (EEA), you may have additional rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, being Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) in relation to the handling of your Personal Data (as defined in Article 4 of the GDPR).
In providing our services to you, we may monitor your activity on the Websites using automated processes, including for the purposes of counting usage of our Websites and creating audience profiles. We do this to provide you with more tailored and relevant services, including to show you more relevant properties.
- request access to Personal Data that we hold about you;
- request a copy of Personal Data that that you have provided to us, in a structured electronic format;
- request that we update any inaccurate Personal Data that we hold about you;
- request that we restrict the processing of Personal Data that we hold about you. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of Personal Data, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it;
- object to our processing of your Personal Data;
- request that we delete any Personal Data that we hold about you, subject to any legal obligations we have to retain your Personal Data; and
- withdraw your consent to the processing of the Personal Data that we hold about you. Once you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your Personal Data for the purpose(s) you originally agreed to, unless we are required to do so by law. This will not affect the lawfulness of any processing of Personal Data based on your consent before its withdrawal.
For further information or to exercise any of your rights as a EEA data subject under the GDPR, please contact email@example.com.
Last update 14 July 2020