Effective date: 19 Dec 2022
This Policy applies to the products and / or services we provide on our website https://karenlieversz.com and constitutes part of our website Terms & Conditions.
Who We Are
Karen Leiversz is committed to providing high quality services, protecting your privacy and upholding your rights when you use this Website.
You can contact us for privacy related questions by completing our Contact Form https://karenlieversz.com/contact/
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The APPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.oaic.gov.au
What is Personal Information
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we may collect include names, addresses, email addresses, phone and facsimile numbers.
Personal Information is obtained in many ways including: interviews, correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, via our website https://karenlieversz.com from your website, from media and publications, and from other publicly available sources,
How we use your information
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing communications regarding information, products and / or services to you, improving your experience on our website and direct marketing.
These communications may be sent in various forms, including mail, SMS, fax and email, in accordance with applicable marketing laws, such as the Australian Spam Act 2003 (Cth). You consent to us sending you those direct marketing communications by any of those methods. If you indicate a preference for a method of communication, we will endeavour to use that method whenever practical to do so.
We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes closely related to the primary purpose in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure.
You may opt out from our direct marketing lists at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ or contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information, we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
We do not sell or rent your Personal Information to any third parties.
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.
Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinions about such things as an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record, or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
- For the primary purpose for which it was obtained,
- For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose, With your consent, or
- where required or authorised by law.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
• Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
• Where required or authorised by law.
Security of Personal Information
Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss, and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information unless we are required to retain your personal information to comply with applicable laws, for example record-keeping obligations.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and /or update or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.
Karen Lieversz will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.
In order to protect your Personal Information, we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.
Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information
It is important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.
Our website may use analytics to help us better understand visitor traffic, so we can improve our services. Although this data is mostly anonymous, it is possible that under certain circumstances, we may connect it to you.