For the purposes of this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy, ‘we’ and ‘us’ means Moneytech Group Limited ACN 611 393 554, Moneytech Finance Pty Limited ACN 112 110 906, Moneytech Finance 2 Pty Ltd ACN 639 950 584, Moneytech Services Pty Limited ACN 112 110 933 and their related bodies corporate and affiliates. By providing us with your personal information you consent to us using and handling your information in accordance with this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy. If you provide any personal information about another individual, then we rely upon you to inform him or her of the details contained in our Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy.
“Personal information” as defined under the Privacy Act, means information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonable identifiable whether the information or opinion is true or not; and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
The kinds of personal information we collect and hold about you depends on the circumstances of collection and the nature of your dealings with us.
We generally collect and hold the following kinds of personal information (and where that information is credit information, the following kinds of credit information) about our customers and applicants:
We may also:
If we are not provided with this personal information, then we are unable to provide you with our products or services.
We will not collect information about you that is “sensitive information” which includes information about your health, genetics, ethnic background, sexual preferences, criminal records, religious belief, religious affiliations, philosophical beliefs, professional memberships, trade memberships, political memberships, and opinions unless you provide your consent, or we are authorised to do so by law.
As a credit provider, the kinds of credit information we may also collect, and hold includes:
The kinds of credit eligibility information that we usually hold includes:
Under the AML/CTF Act, we may be required to disclose your name, telephone number, residential address, and date of birth to a third party including a CRB in order to verify your identity electronically. If you are an individual, we will obtain your consent before we disclose this information to any third party including a CRB. If you do not consent to have your identity verified electronically, you will be required to provide us with certified copies of your identification documents to us.
If we are unable to verify your identity, we will be unable to provide our services to you.
The kinds of CRB derived information that we usually derive from credit reports include information we develop based on credit reporting information about you we receive from a CRB which we use to generate an internal credit score and form a view on your credit worthiness in the course of assessing your credit application.
We collect personal information (including credit information) directly from you, such as through meetings with you in person, or via other contact methods such as by telephone, facsimile, e-mail, and mail, or when you complete an application form, transact with us, or provide further information through our website.
We may also collect personal information (including credit information) about you from other sources, such as:
We may collect, hold, and disclose personal information about an individual from third parties who have applied for a product or service, for example:
You acknowledge that when you provide personal information about another person, you are authorised to do so and agree to inform that person of the contents of this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy as it relates to them.
The Privacy Act allows us to disclose personal information about you when related to the primary purpose for which it is collected.
We collect, hold, use, and disclose your personal information (and where that information is credit information and/or credit eligibility information, your credit information and/or credit eligibility information) for the purposes of:
We may also disclose your credit information to a CRB in the following circumstances:
The information we might collect about you and disclose to one or more CRB may include:
Finally, we may disclose credit information we hold about you when required or permitted by law.
We may also collect, hold and disclose your personal information provided to us upon your consent, to our third-party partners and in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Consent which can be accessed here
In accordance with the NDB, we are aware of our responsibilities to notify you in the event of a potential data breach that may cause serious harm to you.
While we will take all reasonable endeavours to secure your data, there is the possibility of unauthorised access to, unauthorised disclosure of, or loss or modification of your personal information (including credit information) that we hold (data breach).
Under the NDB where we have reasonable grounds to believe that there has been a data breach, and that it is likely to cause serious harm to one or more individuals, we will:
Where we suspect a data breach has occurred, we will immediately conduct an investigation and if one is found will follow the above procedure.
For more information on the NBD scheme, please see https://www.oaic.gov.au/privacy-law/privacy-act/notifiable-data-breaches-scheme.
From the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced providing increased transparency for data protection for all businesses transferring data to the EU. While the GDPR and the Privacy Act share some similarities, we are providing robust privacy policies and procedures for our staff and clients.
Our business is operated only in Australia. However, in some cases your personal information may be disclosed to organisations overseas including without limitation the United States of America. If you are located in the Europe Union, we acknowledge that any potential data breaches will be safeguarded by the provisions of GDPR.
Overseas organisations may be required to disclose information shared with them under a foreign law. Your information may be stored in cloud or other types of networks or electronic storage and we will take reasonable steps to ensure appropriate security arrangements are in place if this is the case. Such storage may be accessed from various countries by an internet connection hence it is not always possible to know in which country your information may be accessed or held.
By using our websites, mobile apps, official media platforms or use of our services or products through us or our authorised third parties, you consent to your information being transferred to other countries which have different data protection laws than Australia.
Subject to any applicable exceptions in the Privacy Act, where we hold personal information and credit eligibility information about you, you have a right to have access to it. Within a reasonable period after receiving a request from you, we will take reasonable steps to provide you with access. An administrative fee may be payable for the provision of this information. We will advise you of the administrative fee payable by you prior to providing this information. To obtain access to your information, please write to:
The Privacy Officer:
Level 17, Suite 17.02/323 Castlereagh St, Haymarket NSW 2000
or email us at email@example.com
We may require that you verify your identity before the credit eligibility information we hold is disclosed to you. We may refuse to provide you with information that we hold about you, in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act. If we do, we will write to you to let you know why your request has been denied or limited unless, having regards to the grounds for refusal, it would be unreasonable for us to do so.
If you believe that any personal, credit and/or credit eligibility information we hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant, or misleading, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If we are satisfied that the personal, credit and/or credit eligibility information about you is inaccurate, out-of-date, incomplete, irrelevant, or misleading, we will take such steps (if any) as are reasonable in the circumstances to correct the information within 30 days or any such longer period you agree to in writing. If we consider it necessary in order to deal with your request, we may consult with a CRB or another credit provider. If we do not agree with a request to correct information, we will give you notice in writing as to our reasons and what you can do if you are not satisfied with our response.
We may use and disclose your personal information to inform you about products or services we think might be of interest to you. We may also disclose your personal information to our related bodies corporate and preferred providers (together referred to as the Related Companies) so that they may inform you about products and services. If you do not want to receive any information about products and services (supplied by us or our Related Companies) please notify us by emailing our Privacy Officer at email@example.com.
We will not sell, distribute, or lease your information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
If you believe that we have not complied with our obligations under the APP (APP Complaint) or under the credit reporting provisions of the Privacy Act or the Credit Reporting Privacy Code (Credit Related Complaint) you should firstly let us know by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org setting out details of the breach.
Your personal and credit information (and credit eligibility information) may be held in physical or electronic form on our systems or the systems of our service providers. We are committed to ensuring that this information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
No information transmitted over the internet can be guaranteed to be secure. We cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us, or receive from us. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk. Although we take measures to safeguard against unauthorised disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that information that we collect will not be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy.
Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorised use of your account by any other internet user or any other breach of security. For the purposes of viewing our website you may have a username and password. You are responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password and log-in information.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal identifiable information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
We may use web beacons on our website from time to time. Web beacons (also known as clear gifs) are small pieces of code placed on a web page to monitor the behaviour and collect data about the visitors viewing a web page. For example, web beacons can be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest (Third Party Websites), and we may display content or information from other websites within frames on our website (Third Party Content). We do not have any control over those Third Party Websites or the Third Party Content. We are not responsible for or liable for the handling, use, disclosure, protection and/or privacy of any personal information which you provide, or which has been collected whilst visiting Third Party Websites, and such websites are not governed by this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy.
We may revise this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy from time to time by publishing it on our website and will be effective as from the publishing date. If you have any questions relating to this Privacy and our Credit Reporting Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer on 1300 858 904 or email@example.com
The law requires us to advise you or otherwise ensure that you are aware of certain ‘notifiable matters’.
The CRB in which we use contain their own credit reporting policies outlining how they deal with your information. Such policies are outlined on their respective websites and via the details provided below:
Mail: GPO Box 964, NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059
Phone: 138 332 (free call)
A copy of Equifax’s credit information management policy may be obtained by contacting them at https://www.equifax.com.au/contact.
Phone: 13 23 33
A copy of Illion’s credit reporting policy may be obtained by contacting them at www.illion.com.au
Phone: 1800 738 524
A copy of CreditorWatch’s credit reporting policy may be obtained by contracting them at https://creditorwatch.com.au/
You should be aware of the following matters:
o not use credit reporting information about you for the purpose of pre-screening of direct marketing by a credit provider;
If you would like more information about our approach to privacy, or if you wish to contact us regarding the information set out in this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy, please contact us:
In this Privacy and Credit Reporting Policy, “commercial credit”, “CP derived information”, “credit eligibility information”, “credit information”, “credit reporting body”, “credit reporting information”, “credit worthiness” and “personal information” have the meanings given to them in the Privacy Act.