V 3.0 Last updated 20/03/2018
Application of this Policy
ELS WA Pty Ltd (Kids Choice) ABN 47 126 858 580 is committed to complying with the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 as amended from time to time (“Act”). The core requirements of the Act are set out in the National Privacy Principles (“NPPs”). The NPPs set out how an organisation such as Kids Choice should collect, uses, keep, secure, and disclose personal information. The NPPs also give individuals a right to know what information an organisation holds about him or her, and a right to correct it if it is wrong. Kids Choice’s Australian Privacy Statement sets out Kids Choice’s policy in Australia for handling personal information collected when dealing with its clients and business partners. From time to time, Kids Choice may change its privacy statement. For example, as Kids Choice updates and improves its service, new features might require modifications to the statement, Kids Choice may publish these changes on its websites.
What personal information does Kids Choice collect?
“Personal Information” is any information or opinion from which an individual’s identity can be ascertained.Kids Choice collects only the information necessary to provide its services. Kids Choice generally collects personal information such as an individual’s name, address, e-mail address, user ID, banking details and date of birth. In most situations, Kids Choice collects personal information about an individual directly from the Kids Choice client who is employing the individual. Where kids Choice is provided with personal information by its clients, it relies on its clients having obtained the consent of the individual for the collection, use, and disclosure of his or her personal information to and by Kids Choice. It also relies on its client’s drawing the points set out in this statement to the individual’s attention.
Why does Kids choice collect and use personal information?
Kids Choice collects and uses personal information for a number of purposes, such as:
- Providing child care management services
- Billing and account management
- Internal business operations such as planning, product development, research, and reporting to Kids Choice-related companies
- Advising clients on functions and product launches
- Providing direct market offers for products and services provided by or on behalf of Kids Choice (or other organisations), which Kids Choice considers being of interest to its clients
Kids Choice does not collect personal information before obtaining the consent of its clients or the individual(s) involved.
Disclosure of personal information
We do not sell or rent Personal Data collected through this site to anyone. Kids Choice, in using personal information might need to disclose personal information to various organisations and/or parties, such as the Australian Taxation Office, banking/financial institutions, superannuation authorities, health insurance organisations, contracted service providers, business partners, and related companies of Kids Choice. Kids Choice may also disclose information in special cases when Kids Choice believes, in good faith, that such action is reasonably necessary, for example: (a) to conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) to protect and defend Kids Choice’s rights or property; (c) to enforce Kids Choice’s contractual arrangements; or (d) to protect the interests of Kids Choice’s clients or others.
How Does Kids Choice protect personal information?
We protect your Personal Data by using industry standard techniques such as firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection and site monitoring. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Data, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. This is especially true for information you transmit to us via e-mail. We have no way of protecting that information until it reaches us. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our servers. Internally, we will restrict access to your Personal Data to employees who need access to the information in order to do their jobs. These employees are limited in number and are committed to our privacy policies. Additionally, we will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail.
We will review our security arrangements from time to time as we deem appropriate. Kids Choice exercises great care to protect personal information that it holds. This includes, among other things, using industry-standard techniques such as firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, and site monitoring. Internally, Kids Choice restricts access to personal information to employees or parties who need access to the information in order to do their jobs. These employees or parties are limited in number and are committed to maintaining confidentiality.
Some Kids Choice sites, like many other commercial websites, may utilise a standard technology called “cookies” to collect information about how our site is used. Cookies were designed to help a web site operator determine that a particular user had visited the site previously and thus save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. Cookies are small strings of text that websites can send to your browser. Cookies cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or obtain your e-mail address. If you are simply browsing a Kids Choice informational site, a cookie may be used to identify your browser as one that has visited the site before.
How can you help protect your information?
If you are providing personal information to Kids Choice (or receiving it from Kids Choice), Kids Choice requests that you take all necessary steps to ensure that it is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
How can you correct, access and update your information?
You can view your personal information at any time (subject to the Act). If any information is incorrect, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What can you do if you have a complaint?
Any complaint regarding a possible breach of privacy by Kids Choice should be directed to Kid Choice’s Privacy Officer at email@example.com