Privacy & Security Policy

Hardingham Pty Ltd (ABN 42151297424)

This Privacy Policy is about the collection and management of personal information. Hardingham Pty Ltd takes its obligation to protect personal information seriously and is committed to ensure your privacy.

Why do we collect and use personal information?

We collect personal information so that we can conduct our core business of consulting and contracting to clients to assist them to achieve outcomes in community and stakeholder engagement, Indigenous affairs , social impact management, community development and any other area of consulting that we have the capacity to deliver.  

What personal information do we collect, use or disclose?

We collect a broad range of information about our customer, prospective customers, contractors, suppliers, service providers and employees. The information we collect will be necessary for the provision of services to our clients. This information may include (but not be limited to) information about things like names and addresses, contact details, financial staus and information on credit history, transaction history, insurance history, banking details and personal or business references. Some sensitive information may also be collected such as membership of a professional organisation or program alumni or other information given to us while conducting our business or maintaining our professional relationships.  We only collect such personal information that is necessary in providing goods or services to you. When personal information is no longer necessary it will be destroyed or de-identified. 

How do we collect and store personal information?

We may collect personal information arising from any contact we have with you. This may include registration and application forms, requests for quotations, letters, email, facsimilies, telephone conversations, attendance at events and traing sessions we organise, use of our website.

Information will be stored electronically or in paper files. Wherever possible we will collect information from the person concerned but it may be necessary for us to collect information from other people as well. This may include reporting agencies or people that you refer us to.

Disclosure of personal information.

Where necessary to conduct our business, we may disclose personal information within and amongst the various subcontractors or people who work for or provide a service to us. This may include financial institutions,  credit providers,  joint venture companies, insurers and nominated referees. We require these companies to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements.

Accuracy of personal information collected.

We take all resonable steps to ensure that the accuracy of personal information collected, used and disclosed by us is correct. You have the right to ensure that all information we retain is correct. We will correct inaccruate information when identified. We take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information we store in electronic or paper form is safe and secure  and is protected from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We also take all reasonable steps to ensure the personal information is only used by employees or exposed to other organisation to the extent necessary for our business purpose. 

Destruction or de-identification of personal information

We will take all reasonable steps to destroy or de-identify personal information when it is no longer needed by us or for legal requirements.

Access to personal information we hold about you and complaints process

If you wish to obtain details about the personal information we hold about you or if you wish to make a complaint about our handling of personal information, please email us  at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HARDINGHAM PTY LTD INTERNET PRIVACY POLICY 

When you log onto our website certain information may be held by our internet service provider, on our behalf. This may include, but not be limited to, the type of browser and operating system you are using, your servers IP address, the date and time of your visit, the pages you viewed, the documents you downloaded, your connection speed and screen resolution, your geographical area.

For what purpose do we use personal information collected through websites

We use personal information collected from you for the purposes of improving the Hardingham Pty Ltd website and improving the value of our core business. We also use personal information to provide you with access to some services on our website. 

Links

The Hardingham Pty Ltd website may contain links to other websites. Hardingham Pty Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any of the websites accesseed through these links. This policy applies only to information collectd through the Hardingham Pty Ltd website.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Hardingham Pty Ltd may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. These changes will be posted on the Privacy Policy page of the Hardingham Pty Ltd website. It is importnat that you regularly check theses pages to ensure you are informed of changes when they occur.