Last updated 22 September 2023
This Policy explains how Peripheral Blue Legal & Peripheral Blue Consulting, ABN 61855198272 (Peripheral Blue, us, or we) handle your personal information. We are committed to complying with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), and to being open and transparent about our personal information handling practices. We respect the confidentiality of your personal information and ensure that the appropriate steps are taken to safeguard that information.
This Policy sets out:
- how and why we collect, store, use and disclose your personal information;
- how you can access and update your personal information held by us; and
- how you can make a complaint if you have any concerns about how we have handled your personal information.
The types of personal information we collect and hold (and why)
To provide our services and effectively run our business, we may collect the following information from you:
name and contact details (including address and email);
- our suppliers’ and contractors’ names and contact details; and
- personal information provided to us in applications for employment with us (including candidate and referee details).
We may also collect your contact details and email address for marketing purposes, in accordance with privacy and/or spam legislation.
How we collect personal information
Where it is practicable to do so, we aim to collect personal information about you directly from you. We may also collect personal information about other individuals indirectly because it is collected in a communication with us. Some examples of how we collect personal information include (but are not limited to):
- directly from individuals during telephone calls and/or emails;
- directly from individuals who register with us for copies of our materials and/or to attend our events, including webinars;
- directly from individuals who sign up to receive information about us via forms on our websites; and
- via our official social media pages.
Storage and security of personal information
We take the security of personal information we hold seriously. All Peripheral Blue personnel handle personal information sensitively and in accordance with the APPs.
We take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information we hold from misuse, interference and loss, and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. These steps include using appropriate electronic and physical security measures.
If we no longer need the personal information we hold physical copies of, we take reasonable steps to destroy or deidentify that information. It may be necessary for us to retain personal information to comply with our legal obligations, or for insurance or audit purposes. Personal information stored electronically may be stored securely indefinitely for IT back up and electronic audit trail purposes.
How we use personal information and for what purpose
We use the personal information we collect primarily to deliver our services to our clients.
We use personal information of individuals who register (including via our Websites) for copies of our materials and/or to attend our events to facilitate their request, and to contact those individuals for marketing purposes.
Where we use your personal information for marketing purposes, you may opt-out of receiving marketing communication from us at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link on a communication.
We may also use your personal information for internal training, audit and quality assessment for the purpose of improving our product and service offering.
Sharing on social media
If you click on a link to a social media site or post from our Websites, or click on a link to our Websites from our social media pages, we may share your personal information (including user name, profile picture, likes and posts) with the social media service provider, other users and your friends or followers. If you do not want your personal information shared in this way, you can choose not to connect via your social media profile with our Websites, or configure your web browser to block cookies (which may affect the functionality of some features).
To meet our legal obligations
We may also use personal information for the purpose of:
- complying with any applicable laws (for example, any obligations we may have under legislation);
- fulfilling our obligations under contracts with you or third parties;
- where necessary, protecting our rights or the rights of others, including for fraud or risk management purposes; and/or
- complying with requests from government authorities.
We may use your personal information for other reasons, which we will explain when we collect it, or with your consent. We will only use your personal information in accordance with applicable privacy and data protection laws.
Disclosure of personal information
To conduct our business, we may disclose personal information to third parties.
We may disclose your personal information:
- where you agree to the disclosure;
- where the disclosure is for the purpose your personal information was collected, and in circumstances where you would reasonably expect this disclosure to occur; and/or
- where required to do so by law.
We may also disclose personal information in order to comply with legal obligations or where necessary to protect our rights or the rights of others, including for fraud or risk management purposes.
We use third party suppliers to provide us with services to support our business. These Service Providers may perform services on our behalf or assist us to provide services to you. For example, we engage Service Providers to provide us with IT services, advertising, payment processing, marketing and marketing analytics services (including Google Analytics).
Links to external websites or services
Our electronic messages or online services may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the handling of your personal information by those websites and recommend you review the privacy policies of those websites.
How to update, correct, or request deletion of, or access to your personal information
You can request to update or correct personal information we hold about you which you believe is inaccurate or out of date by contacting us at the address under ‘Contact Details’. We may need to verify your identity before actioning your request.
How to make a privacy complaint
We handle your personal information in accordance with this Policy and the APPs. However, if you have any concerns about the use of your personal information you can contact us using the address at ‘Contact Details’ so that we can try and resolve the issue with you quickly and directly.
If we are unable to resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you can contact the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at:
GPO Box 5218, Sydney NSW, 2001
To request access to the personal information we hold about you, or to make a privacy complaint, contact us at:
Telephone: 1300 774 788
Address: Privacy Officer, c/o Suite 17/116-120 Melbourne St, North Adelaide SA 5006.
“Personal information” has the meaning given to that term in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
“Service Provider” means a third party we engage to provide us with services to support our business.
“Website/s” means www.peripheralblue.com.au and any other websites operated and/or mangaged by us.
“We” or “us” or “Peripheral Blue” means Peripheral Blue Legal & Peripheral Blue Consulting, 17/116-120 Melbourne St, North Adelaide SA 5006, ABN 61855198272.
1300 774 788
Suite 17, 116-120 Melbourne St, Nth Adelaide, SA 5006
1300 774 788
Suite 17, 116-120 Melbourne St, Nth Adelaide, SA 5006