- About us
- Your privacy is important to us
We protect your information and aim to be clear and open about what we do with it.
You do not have to provide us with your personal information. However, if you don’t do so it may affect our ability to assist you or provide you with a product or service.
If you want to deal with us while not identifying yourself (i.e. anonymously or by using a pseudonym) we will allow you to do so where it is practical (for example, where you make a general enquiry of us). Please tell us if you wish to do this and we will indicate whether, given the nature of the transaction, it is practical.
- What information do we collect, how and from where?
We collect personal information about you when you use our products or services, or deal with us. We may also collect personal information about you from other people and organisations.
|How your information may be collected and from where.
|Information we may collect
Information that you share with Repairhub, such as information collected:
Information provided by our related entities, outlined in section 5, including our group members, service providers and external parties, as applicable based on the services you use.
Where we collect sensitive information, this is to allow us to provide services more effectively to you, we will generally only do so with your consent and will generally not use it for any other purpose other than the purpose we collected it for. We will only use sensitive information for another purpose:
- where you would reasonably expect the information to be used in that way;
- if the purpose is directly related to the purpose we collected it for; or
- if you give us consent to do so.
- How do we use your information?
We’re careful about how we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information. We use it to deliver our products and services. We also use your personal information for other purposes, such as to better understand your needs and to let you know about other products and services you may be interested in.
|Purpose for use of your information
|How your information may be used by us
|Serving you as a customer:
|Enhance our products and services:
|Facilitating our business operations:
|Fraud, crime and misuse prevention:
|Responding to regulatory requirements:
- Who do we share your information with?
We may share your personal information with other members of the IAG Group (meaning Insurance Australia Group Limited and its related bodies corporate). We may also share your information with others for the reasons outlined in section 4.
We may disclose your personal information to the entities listed in the table below. They will only be authorised to use that information for the specific purposes outlined in section 4.
|Our group members
|Our Service Providers
Other than the vendors providing the services you have requested as described above and as otherwise described in this section, we do not share your personal information with unaffiliated third parties without aggregating, anonymising and/or de-identifying it first, unless we obtain your prior consent.
Sending information overseas
Some of the entities listed above operate in countries outside of Australia, such as the United States, New Zealand, South Africa, Philippines, Brazil and India. We may disclose your personal information to these parties located outside Australia. If we do this, we do all we can to ensure that there are arrangements in place to protect your personal information.
- Keeping your information safe
Our staff are trained in how to keep your personal information safe and secure. We use secure systems and buildings to hold your personal information. We aim to only keep your information as long as we need it.
We hold personal information electronically and may also hold information physically. We implement and maintain processes and security measures to protect personal information which we hold from misuse, interference or loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
These processes and systems include:
- The use of identity and access management technologies to control access to systems on which information is processed and stored;
- Requiring all employees to comply with internal information security policies and keep information secure;
- Monitoring and regularly reviewing our practise against our own policies and against industry best practice.
We also require third parties to protect your information in accordance with generally accepted information security standards.
We store personal information for as long as necessary for us, our group members, service providers and related entities described above in section 5, to provide products and services to you and others, to comply with legal obligations, or to administer any product or service.
- Accessing, updating and correcting your information
You can contact us and ask to view your personal information. For more detailed information, you may need to fill out a request form. If your information isn’t correct or needs updating, let us know straight away.
Can you see the information we have?
You can request access or correction of the personal information that we hold about you by contacting us (see section 10). So that we can provide access quickly and efficiently, we may ask you to complete a ‘Personal Information Access Request Form’.
Is there a fee?
There is no charge for requesting access to your personal information, but we may charge you a reasonable amount to cover matters such as retrieving, copying and sending out information.
How long will it take?
We will respond to your requests to access or correct personal information in a reasonable time and will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we hold about you remains accurate, up to date and complete.
Can we refuse to give you access?
There are some circumstances in which we are not required to give you access to your personal information. We’ll let you know if we are unable to give you access if it is practical to do so.
Updating your information
It’s important that we have your correct details, such as your current home, email addresses and phone number. You can check or update your information by contacting us (see section 10).
- Making a privacy complaint
If you have a concern or complaint about your privacy, let us know and we’ll try to fix it. If you’re not satisfied with how we handle your complaint, there are other things you can do.
How can you make a complaint?
If you have a complaint about our handling of your personal information, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your complaint.
How do we manage complaints?
- promptly acknowledge your complaint;
- carefully investigate it and determine the steps that we will undertake to resolve your complaint;
- Contact you if we require any further information and provide you with our determination once it is made; and
- if you are unhappy with our determination, provide your details on how to take your complaint further.
What else can you do?
If you remain unhappy with the way in which we have handled a privacy issue, you may approach an independent advisor or contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (www.oaic.gov.au) for guidance on alternative courses of action which may be available.
- Revision to this Policy
- We’re here to help
If you need further information, want to update your personal information, have a privacy concern, or want to update your preferences – help is just a few clicks away.
- write to us at Repairhub, 35 Wentworth Place, Banyo, QLD, 4014; or
- email us at email@example.com.
This Policy is current as at 17 October 2023.