Better Together Housing Privacy Policy

The website www.bettertogetherhousing.come.au (the Site) is operated by is operated by Sundale Ltd ACN 164 270 946 and Coast2Bay Housing Group Ltd ACN 127 308 856 (together, ‘Better Together Housing’ or ‘BTH‘).

Better Together Housing is committed to protecting your privacy. Better Together Housing will only collect, use, disclose and store any personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act).

This Privacy Policy details how Better Together Housing will treat information that is collected and stored about you for the Site, how it is disclosed, published or shared, and how you can maintain the accuracy of that information. Better Together Housing will only share your information with third parties in the ways defined in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is to be read in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Site Terms and Conditions).

Capitalised terms in this Privacy Policy have the same meaning as given to them in the Terms and Conditions.

By using the Site you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is regularly reviewed by Better Together Housing and may be amended from time to time. You agree to periodically review the most up-to-date version of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Why we need your information

Better Together Housing needs to collect, share and use information about you in order to facilitate the Purpose of the Site. If you do not agree to provide the information requested, or to the use and sharing of the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, then the Site may not be able to assist you.

  1. The information we collect

When you apply to become a Participant on the Site, you are required you to provide Better Together Housing with a range of information about yourself, and about any accommodation you have available (your Information). Your Information will either be:

(a) information that can specifically identify you (your Identity Information); or

(b) information about you or your accommodation that does not reveal your identity (your Anonymous Information).

The following sections describe how your Information is published, used or shared.

3. How your Information is published, used or shared

Your Information will be published, used or shared as follows:

(a) your Identity Information will not be published on the public Site but your name and contact details and information you write about yourself will be included in the closed site which is for approved members only; and

(b) your identity information will only be used or shared by Better Together Housing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

4. Use & sharing of Your Information

Better Together Housing will use or share your Information as follows:

(a) your Information will be shared with third parties who assist Better Together Housing to achieve the Purpose of the Site, such as:

(i) contractors who assist with the creation and operation of the Site; and

(ii) the University of the Sunshine Coast who assist with the Purpose of the Site by evaluating its operation;

(b) your Information will be shared with third parties if Better Together Housing considers, in its absolute discretion, that the disclosure is required by law or otherwise necessary to protect someone’s health or safety;

(c) your Information will be used by Better Together Housing to manage and enhance the Site;

(d) your Information will be used by Better Together Housing to communicate with you, including by email, mail or telephone;

(e) your Information will be used by Better Together Housing to verify your identity;

(f) your Information will be used by Better Together Housing and shared with third parties to investigate you and your use of the Site if Better Together Housing has reason to suspect that you are in breach of the Terms and Conditions or have otherwise used the Site unlawfully;

(g) your Information will be used or shared by Better Together Housing as required by law;

(h) your Information will be shared with Better Together Housing’s related bodies corporate and associated entities (as those terms are defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)) for the Purpose of the Site;

(i) your Information will be shared with third parties that you authorise Better Together Housing to share it with; and

(j) your Information will be shared with third parties if Better Together Housing reasonably believes that disclosure to police, any relevant authority or enforcement body, or your internet service provider or network administrator, is necessary.

5. Updating or deleting your information Participants may access, amend, update, or delete any personal information that has been provided to Better Together Housing by the following methods:

(a) by contacting Better Together Housing at 0409 810 668 or info@bettertogetherhousing.com.au; or

(b) by writing to Better Together Housing at [PO Box 5202 SCMC  Nambour, QLD 4560].

6. Security

Better Together Housing will endeavour to:

(a) ensure there is a secure transmission of information between your computer and the Site, but it is not possible to guarantee that information transmitted online is secure, so Better Together Housing cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and Better Together Housing accepts no liability for any unintentional disclosure; and

(b) protect your information from misuse, loss, or unauthorised access but you acknowledge that the security of your online transactions you conduct using the Site cannot be guaranteed.

Better Together Housing does not accept responsibility for misuse, loss or unauthorised access to, your Information where the breach is beyond Better Together Housing’s control.

7. Links to or Access from Other Sites

Better Together Housing is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites that may be linked to this site or of any third parties.

8. Cookies

Better Together Housing may use cookies on the Site to provide a better experience for Participants and so that it can gather statistical information about people who visit the Site. Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer to help provide added functionality for a user or help Better Together Housing analyse usage of the Site. You can disable cookies in your web browser but this may impact on the functionality of the Site.

 

31 July 2019