Effective date: January 8th, 2024
the-pick.com.au is a publication of Metrix Publications Pty Ltd operating under Australian ABN 53 623 273 576 is committed to the privacy of all site visitors.
We define certain terms used in this Policy within Section 2.
Personal Information: Refers to data reasonably identifying Users of our Services, including names, addresses, dates of birth, gender, email addresses, and telephone numbers, among other individual preferences.
User: An individual or entity agreeing to our Terms and Conditions, accessing our Services through our Website.
Website: Refers to any of our websites and any other Websites operated by us.
All companies adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles as outlined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (Information Security Management System) to protect Users' and visitors' privacy.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
Collection of Personal Information
We periodically receive and stores personal information provided on our Website, through direct interaction, or via other forms. This policy encompasses all voluntarily submitted Personal Information and data obtained from our partners. However, it does not apply to anonymized data that cannot identify you.
You might provide basic details like your name, phone number, address, or email to enable us to send information, updates, or process service orders. We may collect additional information when you log in, change preferences, interact with our support team, or provide financial details. The collected data might include (but limited to):
- Personal Identification Information: Full name, date of birth, contact details, and email.
- Formal Identification Information: National identity card details, photographic identification, investment interests or visa information.
- Online Identifiers: Geo-location, browser information, device ID, and IP addresses.
- Usage Data: Survey responses, authentication data and data collected via cookies.
Additionally, information provided while interacting with us or connecting contact list information on your device with your Account may also be collected. We commit to using your Personal Information solely for disclosed purposes unless otherwise authorized by you.
How do we collect your Personal Information?
We gather Personal Information through electronic or in-person interactions, your access to our Website/Services, and when providing Services. Occasionally, we receive Personal Information from third parties, safeguarding it as outlined in this Policy.
From time to time, we automatically receive and store information when you interact with our Website or Services. While this may not directly reveal your identity, it includes device-specific data like hardware details, operating system, browser information, and IP address or device identifier.
Usage of Personal Information
Our primary aim in collecting your Personal Information is to enhance user experience and improve our products and services by better understanding your needs. We utilize this data:
- To comply with national and international regulations.
- To provide Services and share updates.
- For marketing purposes, tailoring communications to your preferences.
- To inform you about new products, services, or opportunities.
Our marketing activities might involve overseas operations for managing direct marketing lists. You retain the right to opt-out of our marketing communications at any time.
How will we communicate with you?
We might contact you via various methods such as phone, email, SMS, mail, or push notifications. Our communications comply with regulations like the SPAM Act 2003 (Cth) and offer options to unsubscribe from marketing materials. Necessary communications about changes to Services are sent even if you opt-out of marketing.
Third Party Disclosure
We might disclose information to third parties assisting in data analysis to manage, support, improve, or expand our business and services. Additionally, we may disclose Personal Information:
- As required by law, court order, or law enforcement.
- To safeguard copyrights, trademarks, or legal rights.
- In the context of business changes or asset transfers.
Security of your Personal Information
We're committed to securing the information you provide by implementing physical, electronic, and managerial measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, or misuse. However, transmission and exchange of information occur at your own risk. Although we take reasonable security measures, electronic databases might still be susceptible to errors or intrusions. If you suspect data insecurity, please contact us promptly.
Retention of your Personal Information
Upon terminating Services, we retain Personal Information as part of standard backup procedures in an aggregated format.
Complaints about Privacy
We take privacy complaints seriously and respond promptly upon receiving written notice of your complaint.
Cookies and Third-Party Sites
When visiting our Website or using Services, we collect certain information to analyze and improve our Services. Cookies might be used to enhance visitor experience or for serving relevant ads through third-party services. Our Website might have links to third-party sites, but we're not responsible for their Privacy Practices.
If you have any queries regarding our policies or personal information procedures, feel free to contact us via the associated 'Contact Us' page on our website.