Stone + Co is committed to providing quality services to you for your wedding, event or milestone and
this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act).
The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.
A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au
What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?
Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal
Information we collect include: names, addresses, email addresses, phone and facsimile numbers.
This Personal Information is obtained in many ways including [interviews, correspondence, by telephone
and facsimile, by email, via our website www.yourbusinessname.com.au, from your website, from media
and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies- delete all that aren’t applicable] and
from third parties. We don’t guarantee website links or policy of authorised third parties.
We collect your Personal Information for the primary purpose of providing our services to you, providing
information to our clients and marketing. We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes
closely related to the primary purpose, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or
disclosure. You may unsubscribe from our mailing/marketing lists at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why
weare collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an
individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or
philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used by us only:
• For the primary purpose for which it was obtained
• For a secondary purpose that is directly related to the primary purpose
• With your consent; or where required or authorised by law.
Where reasonable and practicable to do so, we will collect your Personal Information only from you. However, in
some circumstances we may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case we will take reasonable
steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to us by the third party.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
• Third parties where you consent to the use or disclosure; and
• Where required or authorised by law.
Security of Personal Information
Your Personal Information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from
unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the
purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your
Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in client files which will be
kept by us for a minimum of 7 years.
Access to your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain
exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.
Stone + Co will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing
a copy of your Personal Information. In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification
from you before releasing the requested information.
Maintaining the Quality of your Personal Information
It is an important to us that your Personal Information is up to date. We will take reasonable steps to make
sure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you find that the information we
have is not up to date or is inaccurate, please advise us as soon as practicable so we can update our records
and ensure we can continue to provide quality services to you.
This Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.
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