Q Homes is committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information we collect about you, and is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles.
What information will we collect?
As part of our business, we may collect information about you including:
We may collect this information from you, from your financier, spouse or partner (with your consent), from our website, or from publicly available sources.
It is important that you provide Q Homes with accurate and complete information to enable us to provide you with the services you require.
How will we use your information?
We intend to use information about you:
We may also disclose your information to a subsidiary of Q Homes, where it is necessary for the provision of services to you.
We may also share information with local government and other statutory authorities, our legal advisers, our financier, our contractors and our insurer, with your consent or where it is necessary to provide you with services.
If we need to engage a contractor to assist us in providing you with a service, or in otherwise undertaking our work and in arranging the storage of our data, we will take reasonable measures to ensure they adopt similar practices to protect your privacy and comply with the Australian Privacy Principles or equivalent standards. This includes where any data storage arrangements occur through offshore providers.
Using the Q Homes website
When you use our website, we will not collect your personal information unless you provide it to us (e.g. by sending us an email, complaint or enquiry). Our internet service provider will record and log information about your visit to our website, including your computer address, the date and time of your use, what pages you have accessed, what browser you used, and your top level name (e.g. *.com). This is for statistical purposes to ensure that we keep our site relevant and effective. However, we may also be required to disclose this information to government or law enforcement agencies in accordance with applicable laws or directions.
Our website uses ‘cookies’ to allow our service to interact with and identify your computer by noting your internet service provider and browser. Our website uses temporary cookies which are destroyed once you close your browser. You can manage or reject cookies by reconfiguring your browser, however this may affect how you use or access our website.
We will not collect your email address unless you provide it to us, and will not disclose your other information other than to service providers to who assist us with this website and are also bound to keep it confidential.
Q Homes’ website includes links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy associated with those links and websites.
We will only use information collected via the website for the purpose for which it has been given to us, where it is required by law, or in accordance with your consent.
If the personal information you have provided to us via the website has changed, please contact us to have this information updated.
We will put in place measures to protect the security of your personal information and to protect it from misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure. In most cases, your information will be stored in hard copy and electronic format.Q Homes will comply with relevant laws before destroying or de-identifying any information about you, where it no longer needs to retain that information.
How can you access or correct your information?
You may access any information which we hold about you at a time which you have agreed with Q Homes.
We will only refuse access if it would unreasonably affect someone else’s privacy, there is no reasonable purpose for the request, or you are prevented by law or as a consequence of legal proceedings from accessing documents. If we deny access, we will keep a record of your request on file. It will help us to process your request for access if you send through your request in writing.
If you believe there is an error in the personal information we hold about you, we will take reasonable steps to correct that record while retaining any original records, unless there is a legal reason to refuse to correct that information, in which case we will keep a record of your request on file. If your request would involve material time or cost, we may impose a fee to meet those costs (e.g. photocopying).
Complaints and questions
If you have a complaint or would like to ask any questions about privacy at Q Homes, please contact Q Homes Homes at:
Attention: Managing Director
Address: Suite 14/50 Howe Street, Osborne Park WA 6017
Phone: (08) 9444 4002
Facsimile: (08) 9444 3008
This policy is current as at February 2015. The policy will be updated from time to time and published as soon as practicable thereafter on this website.
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All advice and information on this website is provided for information purposes only and given in good faith based on sources believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of release on the website.Q Homes does not accept liability or responsibility for the content of the advice or information or any consequences arising from its use.
A change in circumstances after a document is placed on the website may impact on the accuracy of the information. As well as this, materials may be maliciously vandalised. Q Homes cannot ensure the accuracy of any information or advice contained after publication on the website.
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