Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data
Google Analytics, Google Ads conversion tracking, Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook pixel), Display Advertising extension for Google Analytics
Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data
Contacting the User
Personal Data: address; city; company name; country; email address; first name; last name; phone number; state; ZIP/Postal code
Mailing list or newsletter
Personal Data: address; city; company name; country; email address; first name; last name; phone number; profession; state; Usage Data; ZIP/Postal code
Remarketing and behavioral targeting
Facebook Remarketing, Remarketing with Google Analytics and Google Ads Remarketing
Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data
Facebook Custom Audience
Personal Data: Cookies; email address
Managing contacts and sending messages
Personal Data: email address; Usage Data
Google Tag Manager
Personal Data: Usage Data
Further information about Personal Data
The Removals Group (Australia) Pty Ltd, (us, our, we) is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) (collectively referred to as the Privacy Act). Removals Group adopts the APPs as Standards Privacy Principals across all Removals Group entities.
The purpose of this Policy is to provide you with information in relation to how we collect, treat and manage your Personal Information (as defined in s6 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)). It also describes how customers may access and amend Personnel Information held by us on your behalf.
• the kinds of Personal Information that we collect and hold about you;
• how we collect and hold your Personal Information;
• the purposes for collecting, holding, using and disclosing your Personal Information;
• how you may access your Personal Information held by us and correct that information where it is incorrect;
• how you may make a complaint about the way we collect, hold, use or disclose Personal Information, and how we will deal with Privacy related complaints; and
• whether we will (or are likely to) disclose your personal information to overseas recipients and the countries where such recipients may be located.
You can choose to interact with us anonymously or by using a pseudonym if such interaction is general in nature. However, if the interaction is specific to an account or relates to your Personal Information, we will need to identify you before we can engage in further discussions and correspondence.
1. How we collect your Personal Information
We will only collect Personal Information from you for business purposes only. which include providing Home, Corporate and Commercial Services (Primary Purpose). Such Personal Information collected includes contents and locations of items stored with us.
We also collect and hold Personal Information for secondary purposes. These include
• customers’ names and addresses for contact and billing;
• information relating to previous services provided by The Removals Group;
• details of persons authorised to access information; and
• employment or financial information.
(Collectively referred to as Secondary Purposes).
We require you to notify individuals prior to disclosing Personal Information that you will:
• Disclose their Personal Information to us, and
• Describe the services we will provide.
We will keep your records in secured premises. Your records, including any Personal Information contained in them, will not be passed on to a third party without your consent unless specified by law.
In consideration of us providing our services you warrant that:
• You have obtained the consent from relevant individuals to provide their Personal Information to us;
• You are not aware that the collection of the Personal Information by us will infringe the rights of any third party;
• You have consent from relevant individuals for us to provide our services in respect of their Personal Information.
We will notify you concerning matters listed below before collecting any Personal Information:
• the Primary Purpose for collecting your Personal Information;
• other related uses or disclosures that we may make of the Personal Information (Secondary Purposes);
• the main consequence s (if any) for you if you do not provide all or some of the Personal Information;
• our identity and how you can contact us and access or seek correction of the Personal Information that we hold about you;
• how you may make a complaint about any alleged breach of the Privacy Act by us;
• whether we are likely to disclose the Personal Information to overseas recipients and if so, the countries where such recipients are likely to be located; and
• the organisations or types of organisations to whom we usually disclose the Personal Information including contractors.
Some elements of Personal Information are also referred to as Sensitive Information (as defined in s6 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)).
We will only collect Sensitive Information:
• with your consent; or
• when permissible under Australian law, and will only use such information for a legitimate purpose where this is reasonably necessary.
2. How we use and disclose your Personal Information
We may use personal information for its primary purpose of collection (e.g. the delivery of services to the person) or for any related secondary purpose that we could reasonably be expected to use the personal information for.
We will not use or disclose Personal Information about an individual other than for providing the services agreed upon unless required to do so by law. For example, we may disclose Personal Information to law enforcement agencies, government agencies, courts or external advisers where permitted or required by law.
We will not copy or exploit any Personal Information provided to us. In certain circumstances, we may use personal information for promotional or direct marketing purposes. However, a person may at any time request we not to use their personal information for sending direct marketing material to that person. Such a request can be made by contacting The Removals Group either in writing, by email or by telephone at the contact details below. There is no fee for making such a request.
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that our contractors also comply with the requirements of the Privacy Act however, we accept no responsibility for the actions of our contractors and will not be liable for any claims arising as a result of a breach of the Privacy Act by our contractors.
We may disclose Personal Information to law enforcement agencies, government agencies, courts or external advisers where permitted or required by law.
We may disclose Personal Information to avoid an imminent threat to a person’s life or to public safety.
In order for us to provide a high level of service to you, from time to time, we may share Personal Information with our related bodies corporates, as defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
3. How we protect your Personal Information
We will take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to protect all collected Personal Information from misuse, interference and loss. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
1. Ensuring that all of our employees and contractors perform their duties in a manner that is consistent with our legal responsibilities under the Privacy Act.
2. Ensuring that paper and electronic records containing Personal Information are stored in facilities that are only accessible by authorised employees, agents and contractors.
We use a variety of security technologies and procedures, including Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption, to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For more information of how The Removals Group protects information, refer to The Removals Group Information Security Policies & Procedures.
Storage and Data Security
Storage of personal information (and the disposal of information when no longer required) is managed in accordance with the Australian Government’s records management regime. We will take steps to destroy or de-identify Personal Information after as short a time as possible after being notified by you that the information should be destroyed, unless the law requires otherwise.
We take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information held in our possession against loss, unauthorised access, use, modification, disclosure or misuse.
4. Access to, and Correction of your Personal Information
We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information that we collect and hold is accurate, up to date and complete.
a. grant you access to; and/or
b. correct, our records containing Personal Information about you as soon as practically possible at your request in accordance with the Privacy Act.
Should you wish to lodge a request to access and/or correct your Personal Information, you should do so by contacting our Privacy Officer (details of our Privacy Officer are set out in clause 8).
If there is a reason we are unable to agree to a request for access to your Personal Information, we will advise you of this in writing. Some examples of why we may refuse a request for access include, where providing the information:
a. may pose a threat to the health or safety of an individual or the public;
b. may have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of another individual;
c. is not allowed by law; or
d. may reveal internal information relating to a commercially sensitive decision making process.
If you wish to voice a complaint about:
a. an alleged breach of the APPs by us; and/or
b. an alleged breach of a registered APP code by us,
then you should contact our Privacy Officer (details of our Privacy Officer are set out in clause 8).
Once a complaint is officially lodged with our Privacy Officer, it will be dealt with confidentially in accordance with our Complaints Handling Policy. This policy may be found in the Integrated Business Management System Document Database.
6. Transferring Personal Information Overseas
If Personal Information is sent overseas, we will require the overseas organisation receiving the information to provide a binding undertaking that it will handle that information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act.
7. Privacy Officer and Contact Procedure
The contact information for our Privacy Officer is as follows: