Personal and non-personal information
What is non-personal information and how is it collected and used?
Non personal information is information that cannot identify you. If you visit this web site to read information, such as information about one of our services, we may collect certain non-personal information about you from your computer’s web browser. Because non-personal information cannot identify you or be tied to you in any way, there are no restrictions on the ways that we can use or share non-personal information. What is personal information and how is it collected? Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and fax number. We may collect personal information from you in a variety of ways:
- When you send us an application or other form
- When you conduct a transaction with us, our affiliates, or others
- When we collect information about in you in support of a transaction, such as credit card information
- In some places on this web site you have the opportunity to send us personal information about yourself, to elect to receive particular information, to purchase access to one of our products or services, or to participate in an activity.
Are cookies or other technologies used to collect personal information?
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Paul Mulligan Property Group websites you visit.
How does Paul Mulligan property group use personal information?
Paul Mulligan Property Group may keep and use personal information we collect from or about you to provide you with access to this web site or other products or services, to respond to your requests, to bill you for products/services you purchased, and to provide ongoing service and support, to contact you with information that might be of interest to you, including information about products and services of ours and of others, or ask for your opinion about our products or the products of others, for record keeping and analytical purposes and to research, develop and improve programs, products, services and content.
Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide to us through other sources We may also remove your personal identifiers (your name, email address, social security number, etc). In this case, you would no longer be identified as a single unique individual. Once we have de-identified information, it is non-personal information and we may treat it like other non-personal information. Finally, we may use your personal information to protect our rights or property, or to protect someone’s health, safety or welfare, and to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process.
Does Paul Mulligan property group share personal information with others?
We will not sell, exchange or publish your personal information, except in conjunction with a corporate/business sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition. For some sorts of transactions, in addition to our direct collection of information, our third party service vendors (such as credit card companies, clearinghouses and banks) who may provide such services as credit, insurance, and escrow services may collect personal information directly from you to assist you with your transaction.
We do not control how these third parties use such information, but we do ask them to disclose how they use your personal information before they collect it.
If you submit a review for a third party person or business using our Facebook Fan Review Application, during the submission process we ask your permission to gather your basic information such as name and email address which we then share with the third party for whom you are submitting the review. We may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation.
We may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting website visitors who violate our rules or engage in behaviour, which is harmful to other visitors (or illegal). We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we feel that the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, protect someone’s health, safety or welfare, or to comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process. As discussed in the section on cookies and other technologies, from time to time we may allow a third party to serve advertisements on this web site.
Paul Mulligan Property Group. Find Our Home and it’s related companies (collectively referred to as “Paul Mulligan”, “we”, “us” or “our”) respects the privacy and security of your Personal Information and complies with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”) and the requirements of the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) pursuant to the Privacy Act.
This internet privacy statement applies to the website which is owned and operated by Paul Mulligan.
By providing your personal information to Paul Mulligan, you grant Paul Mulligan permission to collect your personal information as specified in this Privacy Statement, or as reasonably apparent at the time of collection, or for the provision of services to you now, or in the future.
What is Personal Information?
Personal information is any information about you that identifies you, or information by which your identity can be reasonably determined, as well as information recording Paul Mulligan dealings with you.
Examples of personal information are your name, address, email address, telephone/mobile number, property details, occupation, interests and any other information provided by you to Paul Mulligan.
Collection of personal information
The purpose of personal information that we collect from you will depend on how you interact with Paul Mulligan’s website. This section will explain, in the broad sense, just how personal information may be collected via our website, and how this personal information contributes to the development of Paul Mulligan’s website.
When submitting personal information on some of our sites for the purposes of an enquiry, we will collect details such as your name, e-mail address and some details of your personal interests and needs. Some of this information is essential for us to be able to identify accurately who is using the service so that we may be able to respond to your requests and as such, is indicated by mandatory fields. Mandatory information requirements are clearly identified and are denoted by an asterix (*). You will also be prompted when submitting a form if mandatory data has not been completed.
Other types of information, such as your age and gender, are collected to help us profile who is using the services and what their interests are. Information of this type is optional.
Generally, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information when you:
- Send us your comments or suggestions;
- Create a link to Paul Mulligan’s site;
- Register for Paul Mulligan’s services;
- Subscribe to Paul Mulligan’s publications;
- Request sales and advertising information; and/or
- Submit an enquiry;
- Order a Strata Inspection Report;
- Purchase a completed Strata Inspection Property Report;
- Use our buyers agency or property management services
Use of Personal Information
Paul Mulligan uses your personal information as specified and for the provision of our services to you now, or in the future.
The personal information we gather from your use of our website enables us to provide better services which are tailored to your needs. The personal information may be used as follows:
- Recording usage patterns for the purpose of data analysis in relation to Paul Mulligan’s Website. The information gathered for this purpose remains anonymous;
- Registering, amending or deleting your personal information, at your request
- To respond to your submissions, enquiries, feedback, ratings, comments or complaints;
- Communicating with you in relation to publications, marketing information and special events. Paul Mulligan will only record your email address if you subscribe to Paul Mulligan’s publications. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it.
- Analysing your personal information and conducting credit reporting checks, research, investigations and information broking;
- Third party services relating to the property services provided by Paul Mulligan.
You may advise Paul Mulligan if you do not wish to receive (“opt out”) of any publications, marketing information or special events from McGrath.
Disclosure of Information
In providing your personal information you consent to us collecting, storing and using your personal information in the manner set out above, and you consent to us disclosing your personal information to our related bodies corporate and each of their officers, contractors, employees and agents who may collect, store and use your personal information in the manner set out above.
Your personal information is not shared with any other related third parties unless explicitly and expressly communicated when you submit the information. The personal information is contained and access is restricted to Paul Mulligan’s authorised personnel only. However, where it is necessary for law enforcement purposes or where we believe there is threat to a person’s safety or health, we may need to disclose your personal information to third parties as required by law.
Paul Mulligan acknowledges that you will click through to third party sites from our website and recommends that you refer to the privacy statements of the sites you visit. Paul Mulligan assumes no responsibility for information and content of third party sites.
Disclosure of Personal Information Overseas
Some of the related third parties referred to above to whom we disclose personal information may be located in Australia and in other countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, United States of America, United Kingdom and India.
We take reasonable steps to satisfy ourselves that the third party entity has a commitment to protecting your Personal Information in accordance with the APPs and the requirements of the Privacy Act.
However, you acknowledge that, by agreeing to the disclosure of your Personal Information to these entities outside of Australia, we will no longer be required to take reasonable steps to ensure the overseas recipients compliance with the Australian privacy law in relation to your Personal Information and we will not be liable to you for any breach of the Australian privacy law by these overseas recipients. On this basis, you consent to such disclosure.
How is personal information used for communications?
We may contact you periodically by e-mail, mail or telephone to provide information regarding programs, products, services and content that may be of interest to you. In addition, some of the features on this web site allow you to communicate with us using an online form. If your communication requests a response from us, we may send you a response via e-mail. The e-mail response or confirmation may include your personal information. We cannot guarantee that our e-mails to you will be secure from unauthorized interception.
How is personal information secured?
We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorised personnel and third party vendors have access to your personal information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, we cannot guarantee that unauthorised persons will not obtain access to your personal information.
This site contains links to other sites that provide information that we consider to be interesting. Paul Mulligan Property Group is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
This site may provide public discussions on various business valuation topics. Please note that any information you post in these discussions will become public, so please do not post sensitive information in the public discussions. Whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. We are not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users disclose in any such forums on the website. Paul Mulligan Property Group does not agree or disagree with anything posted on the discussion board. Also remember that you must comply with our other published policies regarding postings on our public forums.
How can a user access, change, and/or delete personal information?
You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any personally-identifiable information that you submit to the web site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the web site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the web site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered or contact us at [email protected]
Paul Mulligan Property Group will not intentionally collect any personal information (such as a child’s name or email address) from children under the age of 13. If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us.