Compare New Property Pty Ltd ACN 662 800 937 and any other associated companies under the Corporations Act trading as Compare New Property (Compare New Property, we or us) operates www.comparenewproperty.com.au (Websites and Software) and recognises the importance of privacy protection in order to comply with the National Privacy Principles (as amended or replaced from time to time) and set out in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act).
We will collect your name, email address, state, postcode and home ownership status and ask you to create a password, so that we can register you as a member for private access to use the Website.
Other personal information we collect from you will depend on what information you choose to disclose to us and how you use the services provided though the Website and may include your postal address, telephone number/s, Website account passwords, credit card number and expiry date, driver’s licence details, bank account details, personal legal or other documents (such as bank statements and loan facilities), information required for payment for products and services provided by us through the Website and specific information required for a Third Party Provider to supply you with information, products or services you wish to receive.
A Third Party Provider may include a service provider with whom we have a contractual arrangement to offer you access to the Website and who pays a sponsorship fee to cover the cost of data licensing on your behalf enabling you to open a User Account and access the Website while the arrangement continues.
We will never supply or grant access to your personal financial data to a Third Party without your permission.
We will only disclose your personal contact and profile information to Third Party Providers you choose to deal with or who act as Website sponsors to enable you to access membership for free. You acknowledge and agree that Third Party Providers may be unable to provide you with the information, products or services you wish to receive if we do not disclose your personal information to them. From time to time we may also ask you to participate in surveys or questionnaires. These help us to improve our levels of service and to maximise the opportunities and benefits you can enjoy.
We may also send you other electronic messages updating you about products, services, offers and special offers. We will only send you such electronic messages if you have consented to receive them or it can be inferred from your existing business or other relationship with us, that there is a reasonable expectation of receiving those electronic messages. All electronic messages will identify us.
When you contact us for membership support or we suspect they may be errors or anomalies with your membership profile, we may log into your profile from our account administration system for the purpose of investigating and resolving membership account issues for you.
From time to time we may sell or disclose information you provide us that is not personal information or does not disclose your identity to any person for any purpose at our sole discretion, including to people or companies located outside of Australia. For example, we may sell, disclose or use information you provide us that is not personal information to determine what advertising, promotional materials, products or services are likely to be of most interest to you and to assist merchants and other third parties to monitor general consumer trends in various areas.
We collect your personal information from information you provide directly to us when you set up a User Account and register to use the Website, pay for a service provided by the Website, contact us, participate in surveys or questionnaires and from information you upload to the Website from time to time.
If you don’t provide us with certain information, we may be unable to provide you the information, products or services you wish to buy or receive or provide you with membership access to the Website.
We may occasionally use third party companies (third party service providers) to manage information that you provide or a secure third-party service to process payments. When we use third party service providers, to the extent practicable, we keep the amount of personal information they hold to a minimum, have contracts in place to stop them using your information except on our behalf and obviously use reasonable efforts to make sure they are as careful with your information as we are.
We may withhold or refuse you access to your personal information if we are legally authorised to do so or where its disclosure to you is restricted by law, is the subject of legal action, or may compromise the privacy of another person. We may charge you a reasonable fee to access your information as permitted by applicable law.
Where marketing information is forwarded to you via electronic messages, there will be a functional ‘unsubscribe’ mechanism contained in the message.
If you no longer wish to be contacted by us or receive such marketing information, you can advise us:
We will keep a record of your request to ensure you do not receive that information in the future.
Advertisements and Promotional Offers may be provided to you via the Website as part of your User Account. You may seek to reduce or remove Advertisements or Promotional Offers (as applicable) from the Website pursuant to the processes set out in the website Terms. You cannot refuse to receive information which we are required to provide you by law.