The GTG Network Site (“GTG” or “Site”) is owned and operated by Genius Tech Group Pty Ltd registered in Australia under ABN 31 604 882 886. All references herein to “we” or “us” means Genius Tech Group Pty Ltd and any of its related bodies corporate. "You" and "your" means a natural person whose personal information we have knowingly collected.
We will collect Personal Information about you through your use of our site or services for the purposes of registering you as a member or responding to your inquiry or request. We may collect Personal Information about you for our related bodies corporate and service providers and when you request information about products and services. We will only collect Personal Information that is necessary for one or more of our functions. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18.
Some of the Personal Information collected by us will track your use of our site or services. The Personal Information is collected by us to enhance your use of our site or services and to assist us in service provision.
We recognise your right to anonymity and pseudonymity where practicable. You may engage with us without providing your personal information, or under a pseudonym, except where it is impracticable for us to provide our services or products without your personal information.
We will not use government identifiers such as your tax file number or Medicare number as our own identifiers of individuals.
We may use your Personal Information to:
If we receive personal information that we did not solicit, we will determine whether we could have collected it under the Australian Privacy Principles act. If it is determined that we could not have collected it, we will destroy or de-identify the information as soon as practicable, provided it is lawful and reasonable to do so.
In conducting our operations, we may provide your Personal Information to our related bodies corporate or third party service providers who perform functions on our behalf, such as marketing and analysis organisations, financial or credit card institutions in order to process any payments, hosting companies, website developers, internet service providers and customer service providers ("Authorised Service Providers"). We may also share your details with any of our business partners or sponsors of any competition you enter.
Our related bodies corporate and Authorised Service Providers may be located both in and outside Australia and they may be located in countries with less strict privacy laws than those that exist in Australia. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that those recipients do not breach the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) in relation to your personal information, such as by seeking compliance with the APPs in our terms of engagement with those parties. In the event that personal information must be disclosed overseas other than as described above, we will endeavour obtain consent from you. Please contact us if you do not wish for your personal information to be disclosed overseas.
When you provide your personal details to us, you consent to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes (for an indefinite period). From time to time, we may contact you with information about products and services offered by us and our related entities and our business partners, which we think may be of interest to you. This includes contacting you regarding the services of sponsors of any competition that you enter. When we contact you it may be by mail, telephone, email or SMS.
Where we use or disclose your personal information for the purpose of direct marketing, we will:
We will only ever contact you if you have consented to direct marketing, and you can ask to be removed from our marketing lists at anytime by directly contacting us. We always provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving future information via email. If you subsequently decide that you do not wish to receive information from them you may let us know by contacting email@example.com
As noted above, we may disclose your Personal Information to our business partners and sponsors. By providing your Personal Information to us, you also consent to our business partners and sponsors of any competitions you enter contacting you with information about their products and services.
We will use our reasonable endeavours to protect and maintain the security of your Personal Information and to make our site as secure as possible against unauthorised access. Our officers, employees, agents and third party contractors are expected to observe the confidentiality of your Personal Information. Despite our reasonable endeavours, we are unable to ensure or warrant the security of any Personal Information transmitted to us and all Personal Information disclosed by you to us is at your own risk. Third party recipients of personal information may have their own privacy policies and we are not responsible for their actions, including their handling of personal information. Please notify us immediately if you believe there has been any unauthorised access to your information.
Our site may contain direct links, or we may introduce or refer you, to other sites or businesses operated by third parties. You acknowledge that such sites or businesses are not operated, nor endorsed by us. Advertisements on our site, links to or from other sites or businesses, do not constitute sponsorship, approval, endorsement of the content, policies, practices or services offered on those advertisements, sites or businesses.
To use our site, you are required to register as a user of the site, by entering a username and password in order to visit secure areas on the site. This is to ensure that the information is displayed only to the intended person. You should ensure that your password is kept securely and cannot be discovered by anyone else.
When you access the site from a computer, mobile phone, or other device, we may make a record of your visit and logs for statistical and business purposes and we may collect information including: the user’s server address, the user’s domain name, IP address, the date and time of visit, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited, and the type of browser used. We may also track some of the actions you take on the site such as when you provide information or content to us.
We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. We use "cookies" (small pieces of data we store for an extended period of time on your computer, mobile phone, or other device) to make the site easier to use and to protect both you and the secure areas of the site. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
You understand that information might be re-shared or copied by other users. Certain types of communications that you send to other users cannot be removed from their systems. If you use an external source to publish information on the Websites (such as a mobile application), you should check the privacy setting for that post, as it is set by that external source.
We will use our reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Personal Information we hold is complete, up to date and accurate, so far as it is practicable for us to do so. You may obtain access to the Personal Information which we have collected about you via our site by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org We will use our reasonable endeavours to provide a complete list of your Personal Information within 21 days of receipt of your enquiry. We reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee for this service.
If Personal Information we hold about you is incorrect, we will, on your request, correct it or where we are satisfied that the information is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to ensure that the information is corrected. If you request us to correct personal information that we hold about you and we refuse to do so, we will, to the extent reasonable, provide you a written response as to our reasons.
If you have a question about how we handle Personal Information or wish to lodge a complaint about our compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com
We will aim to resolve all complaints as soon as practicable for us to do so. If you are not satisfied with our response, you may take your complaint to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, whose website is: www.oaic.gov.au.