is a web site of Australian Realtors ("We", "our" and "us" in this
the collection and use of personal information you may supply to us
through your conduct on the web site.
We reserve the right, at
our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Internet Privacy
other terms and conditions applicable to our
www.australianrealtors.com.au web site. We do not make any
representations about third party web sites that may be linked to the
reasonable request to our Privacy Officer
We recognise the
importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about
visitors to our sites, in particular information that is capable of
identifying an individual ("personal information"). This Internet
obtained through the web site, will be dealt with. This Internet
on any changes. We welcome your comments and feedback.
information about visitors to our sites is collected only when
knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to
collect such information to provide you with further services or to
answer or forward any requests or enquiries. It is our intention that
this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt
with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in
Use of Information
that visitors submit to our sites is used only for the purpose for
which it is submitted or for such other secondary purposes that are
related to the primary purpose, unless we disclose other uses in this
correspondence sent from the web site, that may contain personal
information, are stored as archives for record-keeping and back-up
purposes only. You should be aware that providing information to a real
estate agent through our site will result in the information being
passed to the real estate agent and your information will then be held
subject to the privacy obligations of the real estate agent which may
from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the
purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be
disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that
doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action
against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or
unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who
could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal
information when we believe in good faith that the law requires
We may engage third parties to provide you with goods
or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your
personal information to those third parties in order to meet your
request for goods or services.
We strive to
ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information
submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures
in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission
over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
we will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal
information you may transmit to us or from our online products and
services. Once we do receive your transmission, we will also make our
best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our
information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any
personal information held by us. However, we will not be held
responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your
Cookies are data that a
Web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping
purposes. Cookies, which are industry standard and are used by most Web
sites, including those operated by us, can facilitate a user's ongoing
access to and use of a site. They allow us to customise the web site to
your needs. If you do not want information collected through the use of
Cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you
to deny or accept the Cookie feature. But you should note that Cookies
may be necessary to provide you with some features of our on-line
The number of page views (or page impressions) that occur on our web sites;
The number of unique browsers to our web sites;
How long these unique browsers (on average) spend on our web sites when they do visit; and
Common entry and exit points into our web sites.
Access to Information
will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any
information which we hold about you, and to keep this information
accurate and up to date. If, at any time, you discover that information
held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information
In addition, our employees and the contractors who
provide services related to our information systems are obliged to
respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us.
Links to other sites
provide links to Web sites outside of our web sites, as well as to
third party Web sites. These linked sites are not under our control,
and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies linked
to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any
other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of
using that Web site and its privacy statement.
Problems or questions
we become aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our web sites,
we will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns.
have a problem or complaint, please contact us.
Further Privacy Information
more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your
privacy, visit the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's website.