Mediabay is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that it collects from customers, registered members and advertisers.
Mediabay is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended, and therefore must comply with the National Privacy Principles which govern the collection, use, handling and disclosure of personal information.
The primary purpose of the Mediabay website is to act as an internet database comprising of personal information provided in accordance with the Provision of Content - Terms & Conditions. The personal information provided in accordance with the Provision of Content - Terms & Conditions will be accessible to members of the public who access the Mediabay website.
The Mediabay has provided this Policy on our public website, accessible for anyone to view or print. Our Policy describes
- What sort of information we hold;
- The purpose or purposes for which we hold it;
- How we collect, hold, use and disclose the information.
We do not collect personal information unless it is necessary for one or more of our functions or activities.
At Mediabay personal information includes:
- Records of registered members;
- Records of registered member inquiries;
- Records of inquiries to Mediabay following requests for information;
- Records of potential and current employees.
We hold personal information for the following purposes:
- For statistical and website development purposes;
- For incorporation into the Mediabay database where requested;
- To inform you about our products and services.
- To forward you important information relating to Mediabay activities;
- To contact you in response to your feedback or query to discuss our services;
- To contact you to clarify and/or grant access to your database listing;
- To monitor website performance;
- To improve our website and services to you;
- For internal administration; and
- For other purposes that are in accordance with function of the Mediabay website.
When we collect personal information, we do so only by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.
Use and Disclosure
We will not use or disclose personal information about an individual for a purpose other than the primary purpose for which it is collected, unless the use or disclosure is required or authorised by or under law.
Data Quality and Security
We will take all reasonable steps to:
- Ensure that the personal information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date;
- Protect the personal information we hold from loss, misuse, and unauthorised disclosure;
- Ensure that any modification to personal information is received from authorised persons only;
- Destroy or de-identify personal information if it is no longer needed for any purpose for which the information may be used or disclosed by or under law.
Access and Correction
We will provide access to personal information on request by the person to whom it relates, subject to the exceptions required or authorised by or under law.
We will not use or disclose an identifier assigned to an individual by another person except in the circumstances required or authorised by or under law. Identifier includes a number, but does not include the individual’s name or ABN.
In some cases, it will not suit our activities to conduct transactions with individuals who do not identify themselves. We will however allow it where it is lawful and practicable.
We will transfer personal information about an individual to someone in a foreign country only if the circumstances set out in the National Privacy Principle 9 apply.
We will not collect sensitive information except in the circumstances required or authorised by or under law.
National Privacy Principles
The following National Privacy Principles are extracted from the compilation of Act No. 155 of 2000 Act No. 119 of 1988 that was prepared on 10 January 2001 incorporating amendments up to as amended.
[Note: The amendments made by the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 (Act No. 155 of 2000) have been incorporated in this compilation for the convenience of users.
As at 10 January 2001, the amendments and provisions made by Schedule 1 are un-commenced. Schedule 1 of the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 will commence on 21 December 2001.]
Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra