Archetype Building Design Studios Pty Ltd is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.
We have adopted the National Privacy Principles (NPPs) 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 Federal Privacy Commissioner at www.privacy.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.archetypestudio.com.au, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources 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 or using the unsubscribe link on our email correspondence.
When we collect Personal Information we will, where appropriate and where possible, explain to you why we are 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 unauthorised 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.
Archetype Building Design Studios Pty Ltd 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.
Policy UpdatesThis Policy may change from time to time and is available on our website.
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1. Your Rights and Obligations
We grant you the right to view, download, reproduce or print any text, images and other materials on this Website (Content) for your personal purposes. You agree you will not:
(a) modify or edit the Content or publish or sell the Content including but not limited to making the Content available on any other website;
(b) to the maximum extent permitted by law, reverse engineer, translate, adapt or modify any software used in connection with the Website; or
(c) create any links from any other website to this Website without our express prior written permission.
2. Content provided for information only
(a) The Content contained on this Website is provided for general information only. Any advice or information received through this Website or its content should not be relied upon as being correct or accurate. It is your obligation to verify independently such insights from primary sources of information and by taking specific professional advice. You must not rely on the Content or associated services of this Website to do this for you.
(b) Any reliance you place on any Content will be at your own risk and it is solely your responsibility to ensure that the Content and any goods or services purchased as a result of use of this Website meet your requirements.
3. Accuracy of Information
(a) We are providing the Website on an "as is" basis. We make no representation or warranty of any kind (express, implied or statutory) in relation the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency or continuous supply of the Content contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from this Website or the results obtained from using services on the Website or obtained through the website (downloaded pdf documents and the like).
(b) We do not warrant that the Website will be free from errors or that the Website and the related server are free from computer viruses or other harmful applications.
4. Third Party Sites
(a) This Website contains links to other websites which are not under our control or maintained by us. We are providing these links to you only as a matter of convenience and we are not responsible or liable for the content of such third party websites. We do not endorse or recommend any products, materials or services displayed or offered on any websites which may be linked to this Website.
(b) In the event you purchase or obtain goods or services from a third party then your acquisition of such goods or services will be in accordance with the third party's terms and conditions and we will have no liability to you in respect of the same.
5. Privacy Statement
Please see our Privacy Statement
6. Limitation of Liability
(a) To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability in contract, tort (including negligence) breach of statutory duty or otherwise for any costs, losses, claims, damages, expenses or proceedings (including special, incidental or consequential loss or damage, loss of profits and wasted management time) incurred or suffered by you arising directly or indirectly in connection with this Website and its Content including any loss, damage or expense arising from, but not limited to, any defect, error, imperfection, fault, mistake or inaccuracy with this Website, its content or associated services or due to any unavailability of part or all of this Website or any Content or associated services.
(b) We do not represent or warrant (and exclude such representations and warranties to the extent permitted by law) that any emails from this Website will be sent to you or received by us. Nor do we warrant the privacy and/or security of emails during internet transmission.
We may terminate your access to all or any part of this Website immediately if you commit a breach of any of these Terms or otherwise without notice.
8. Modification to Terms
We may change these Terms or our policies relating to this Website at any time and will notify you by posting an updated version of these Terms on this Website. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms. Continued use of this Website after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
(a) These Terms are governed by the law in force of New South Wales. The parties submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.
(b) If any part of these Terms is for any reason unenforceable, that part must be read down to the extent necessary to preserve its operation. If it cannot be read down, it must be severed.
(c) These Terms comprise the entire agreement between you and us.