GTE recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information collected from you.
GLOBAL TALENT ENTERPRISE, also trading as GTE, and its related companies in Australia (collectively referred to as “we”, “us” and “GTE”) are subject to the Australian Privacy Principles under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), as amended.
What is personal information?
Personal information is any information about you that identifies you or information by which your identity can be reasonably identified.
Why do we collect personal information?
GTE collects personal information so that we are able to effectively provide you with goods and services that we supply.
What information do we collect?
The types of personal information that we collect will depend on the circumstances of collection and the kind of service that you request from GTE. We may collect personal information such as your name, address, company, telephone number, job title and, in some instances, your financial details. When you use the internet, we collect information relating to the pages on websites that we operate which you visit.
How do we collect your personal information?
Personal information is generally collected during the course of our relationship with you. We may collect personal information about you when you deal with us over the telephone, send correspondence, visit websites that we operate or through personal contact. There may be occasions when we collect information about you from a third party, for example from a work associate who provides such information to us or from a database provided to us.
How we use your personal information
We use the personal information that we collect to provide our services to you, to fulfil administrative functions associated with these services, for example billing, to enter into contracts with you and/or third parties and for marketing and client relationship purposes.
When we collect your personal information we will give you the option of advising us that you do not want us or any third party to use the information for any disclosed secondary purpose. You may also at any later date notify us of your preference on this issue by contacting our privacy officer (see below for contact details).
Will personal information be disclosed to third parties?
Unless otherwise stated, we may disclose your personal information to third parties for example to our joint venture partners in staging events, clients of GTE, and contractors who provide certain services to us. We or they may use your personal information to assist in supplying and improving products and services made available to you and also providing you with goods, services or promotions which may interest you and bringing these to your attention.
Your information may also be shared between related companies in the GTE corporate group. If we provide your personal information to a third party we will generally require that party to protect your information in the same way that we do.
Access to and correction of information we hold about you
We will on request provide you with access to the personal information we hold about you in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles. We may recover our reasonable costs from you in supplying you with access to this information. If we decline to give you access in certain circumstances we will provide you with reasons for this. To request access, please contact our privacy officer (see contact details below).
Ensuring your personal information is up to date
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal information is accurate, up to date and complete whenever we collect or use it. You may contact us at any time to update your personal information or to tell us that the information is inaccurate or incomplete.
We will take all reasonable precautions to safeguard your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. We use a variety of physical and electronic security measures including restricting physical access to our offices, firewalls and secure databases.
Online Privacy Issues
What is a government related identifier?
A government related identifier is a government or government agency designated identification number such as tax file number or Medicare number. We do not use government related identifiers to identify personal information that we have collected from you.
Do I have to be identified at all?
Whenever it is lawful and practical to do so, you may transact with us without providing personal information. This may however impact on the level of service we can provide to you.
Does my personal information leave Australia?
We may transfer your personal information to people working in the GTE corporate group outside of Australia, including in the United States, United Kingdom, India, China, New Zealand, France, Italy, Germany and Spain. We will only do this if the recipient of the information is subject to laws that are equivalent to the Australian Privacy Principles.
Sensitive information can be information about your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual preferences or practices, criminal record or health.
We will not usually collect sensitive information. However, if we do, it will usually be for the purposes of providing our goods or services. We will seek your consent to collect and, (where required) use, sensitive information if required by the Australian Privacy Principles.
Security of your personal information online
Generally, e-mail is not a secure way to communicate and you should be aware of this when sending personal information to us by e-mail.
You can complain in writing to GTE is you are unhappy with the way your personal information is collected or used.
Please contact the Privacy Officer (details below).
GTE will respond to your written complaint within 30 days. Such a response may include the steps we will take to address your complaint, or that we believe your complaint requires no action on GTE’s part.
For further information
Please contact our Privacy Officer to ask for access to your personal information, if you have a complaint concerning the privacy of your personal information or if you would like more information.
GTE, Level 9, Wyndham Corporate Centre, 1 Corporate Court, Bundall QLD 4217
Telephone: +61 428 140 740