Tradies Accountant (QLD) Pty Ltd - Privacy Policy

ABN: 52 606 820 857 | ACN: 606 820 857

Effective Date: April 2021


In the course of conducting business in Australia, Tradies Accountant Qld Pty Ltd (referred to as "we" or "us") may collect personal information. This privacy policy is designed to outline how we handle such information in compliance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

Applicability of the Privacy Policy

This policy applies to any individual for whom we currently hold or may collect personal information in the future.

Types of Information Covered

This policy pertains to personal information, defined broadly as information or opinions relating to an identifiable individual. It includes but is not limited to contact details, financial information, employment history, tax-related details, and any other information necessary for providing financial, accounting, or business services.

Management of Personal Information

We are committed to managing personal information responsibly. This includes implementing procedures, security systems, staff training, privacy breach protocols, and the appointment of a privacy officer. We provide options for individuals to remain anonymous or use pseudonyms in specific circumstances.

Kinds of Information Collected

We may collect and hold personal and sensitive information, such as health information, religious affiliations, or political opinions, if relevant to the services we provide. We do not collect sensitive information without the individual's consent unless permitted under the Privacy Act.

Collection Methods

Our primary approach is to collect personal information directly from individuals. Additionally, we may collect information from government bodies, referrals, marketing events, and third-party providers.

Storage of Personal Information

We securely store personal information physically and electronically using various safeguards, including secure premises, access controls, and encryption.

Purposes of Collection and Disclosure

We use and disclose personal information primarily for the purposes for which it was collected, such as providing accounting or financial services. Disclosure may occur to government bodies, external auditors, service providers, or referral partners, only as permitted by the Privacy Act.

Overseas Disclosure

To optimize service efficiency, we may disclose limited personal information to service providers in the Philippines and India. We take steps to ensure their commitment to privacy and confidentiality is consistent with Australian Privacy Principles.

Credit Information Management

In our role as a credit provider, we collect and hold limited credit information. This may include information about credit provided, repayment history, and eligibility assessments. We disclose limited information to service providers in the Philippines and India.

Access, Correction, and Complaints

Individuals can request access to and correction of their personal or credit information. Complaints can be lodged in writing, and we will respond promptly. If unsatisfied, individuals may escalate complaints to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

Contact Information

Privacy Officer: Mr Bryn Harwood
Postal Address: Level 1, 22 Baildon Street, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
Telephone: 1300 775 048

Changes to the Policy

This policy may be updated, modified, or removed without prior notice. Changes will be published on our website. For comments on the policy, please contact the privacy officer using the details provided.