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POLICY

 

Privacy Our Policy is to Respect and Protect the Privacy of our Customers.

This policy statement tells you how iutilities collects, uses and discloses Personal Information. It applies equally to conventional and electronic information.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, Personal Information means recorded information or an opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.

The principles that iutilities applies when managing your information are outlined below:

COLLECTION

We will collect Personal Information only if this is necessary for one of our functions or activities and will do so in a lawful, fair and not unreasonably intrusive way.

From time to time, we will ask you to provide Personal Information to us by a range of methods. We may ask you to complete a standard form when applying for a particular iutilities service, or to provide information to us on the phone, by telephone or by fax. In addition, we welcome and encourage your feedback on services which we provide and will invite you to provide Personal Information when you send us such comments or feedback.

When we collect Personal Information about you, we may use this information to:

  • Provide you with the service you have requested, or meet the purpose for which the information was submitted.
  • If necessary, and for legitimate reasons, identify with whom we are communicating: or
  • Create aggregate data about our customers.

DISCLOSURE

We will disclose Personal Information that you submit to us to a third party to the extent necessary to provide the service you have requested or to meet the purpose for which it was submitted.

We will also disclose Personal Information:

  • If you have agreed to such disclosure at the time of the collection.
  • To enable market research for the purpose of meeting customer needs.
  • If the disclosure is required by law or necessary to cooperate with the judicial process or law enforcement agency.

iutilities will only disclose information to third parties to the extent necessary to carry out the purposes outlined above. Wherever possible, iutilities will ensure that third parties to whom information is provided have in place privacy practices that protect the confidentiality of personal information.

If you tell us that you do not wish to have your Personal Information used or disclosed for a particular purpose, we will respect your wishes, unless this is not legally or practically possible.

SENSITIVE INFORMATION

We will not collect, use or disclose sensitive information except with your specific consent.

NON PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may collect, use and disclose non-personal information about you. For example, we disclose aggregate average data about benchmarks to business partners.

ACCURACY AND SECURITY

We will take reasonable steps to ensure to ensure the Personal Information we collect is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We will take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information from misuse, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure. We will destroy or permanently de-identify Personal Information, which we no longer use.

INQUIRES ACCESS AND COLLECTION

If at any time you wish to know more about our privacy practices, or you believe that iutilities has not adhered to the principles outlined above, or you wish to review or make corrections to your Personal Information held by us, please contact our Privacy Officer by e-mail at admin@iutilites.com.au by phone on 08 9443 3047 or by Fax on 08 9201 2812. We will make all commercially reasonable efforts to deal promptly with your inquiry and, in any case, will acknowledge your inquiry within 14 days.

PRIVACY REGARDING IUTILITIES ASSET MANAGEMENT WEBSITE VISIT DATA

We do not collect Personal Information about you when you visit the iutilities web site www.iutilities.com.au. You are welcome to use most of the features of the Web Site without ever telling us who you are or revealing other Personal Information, unless you choose to provide such information to us, and you will not be penalised if you do not. We may require your Personal Information before you can use certain parts of the Web Site. If you do provide us with Personal Information, at any time on the Web Site, we will collect that Personal Information under the principles outlined above.

We will only record your e-mail address if you send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list without your consent. iutilities will preserve the content of any e-mail you send us if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so.

We will make a record of your visit and log the following information for statistical purposes only.

  • The user's server address.
  • The user's top level domain (eg. .com, .gov, .au, .uk, etc.).
  • The date and time of the visit to the site.
  • The pages accessed.
  • The type of browser used.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the service provider's logs.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure and we cannot warrant the security, integrity or privacy of Personal Information submitted to our Web Site.

This Privacy Policy will not apply to web sites which are linked to this Web Site and over which the iutilities has no control. You should check the privacy policy of any other web site you enter.