We respect your privacy
Suggest it respects your right to privacy and is committed to safeguarding the privacy of individuals, businesses, schools and other website visitors. We adhere to the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). This policy sets out how we collect and treat your personal information.
“Personal information” is information we hold which is identifiable as being about you.
Collection of personal information
Suggest it will, from time to time, receive and store personal information you enter onto our website, provided to us directly or given to us in other forms.
You may provide information such as, but not limited to, your name, business name, phone number, address, email address and postcode. We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, change your content or email preferences, respond to surveys and/or promotions or communicate with us.
Additionally, we may also collect any other information you provide while interacting with us.
How we collect your personal information
Use of your personal information
Suggest it may use personal information collected to enable sign up and log in to our website, transmit ideas/suggestions or pass on gratuities and tips. We may also use your personal information to provide updates regarding our service, make you aware of new and additional services and opportunities or improve our products and services and better understand your needs.
Suggest it may contact you by a variety of measures including, but not limited to telephone, email, sms or mail.
Suggest it may also use your data in accordance with any consent that you grant while registering to give and receive ideas or using the website to give and receive ideas. This may include supplying your personal information to third parties, to the extent provided by the consent given.
Disclosure of your personal information
We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees or officers when it required for the delivery of our services.
We may from time to time need to disclose personal information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request.
We may also use your personal information to protect the copyright, trademarks, legal rights, property or safety of Suggest it, www.suggestit.com.au, its customers or third parties.
Information that we collect may from time to time be stored, processed in or transferred between parties located in countries outside of Australia.
If there is a change of control in our business or a sale or transfer of business assets, we reserve the right to transfer to the extent permissible at law our user databases, together with any personal information and non-personal information contained in those databases. This information may be disclosed to a potential purchaser under an agreement to maintain confidentiality. We would seek to only disclose information in good faith and where required by any of the above circumstances.
Security of your personal information
Suggest it is committed to ensuring that the information you provide to us is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information and protect it from misuse, interference, loss and unauthorised access, modification and disclosure.
Access to your personal information
You may request details of personal information that we hold about you in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). A small administrative fee may be payable for the provision of information. If you would like a copy of the information, which we hold about you or believe that any information we hold on you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with information that we hold about you, in certain circumstances set out in the Privacy Act.
Complaints about privacy
If you have any complaints about our privacy practices, please email us at email@example.com. We take complaints very seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.
When you visit our website
When you come to our website (www.suggestit.com.au and any URL extension) we may collect certain information such as browser type, operating system, website visited immediately before coming to our site, etc. This information is used in an aggregated manner to analyse how people use our site, such that we can improve our service.
Guru sign up
We collect and use your data in accordance with the consent that you grant when you register as a Guru on the Suggest it platform. This data includes your first name, email address, and postcode. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an email or closing your account.
Businesses and their representatives
We collect and use your data about you and your business in accordance with consent that you grant when you register to receive ideas through the Suggest it platform. This data includes your business name, contact email address, contact phone number, type of business and postcode. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schools and their representatives
We collect and use your data in accordance with the consent that you grant when you register to receive ideas through the Suggest it platform or transmit an idea through the Suggest it platform. This may include the school’s name, full name of main contact, contact phone number, contact email address and school postcode. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending an email to email@example.com.
We collect and use your data in accordance with the consent that you grant when you register to transmit ideas through the Suggest it platform or transmit an idea through the Suggest it platform. This may include your first name, first name of other students, school name and year level. You should only include the first names of other students if you have their permission. You can revoke this consent at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of our website plugins may send requests to third party APIs via your web browser to fetch information (like social shares, social comment count). This request made by your web browser may include IP address, which can then be seen by the third-party that it’s being requested from. This API request doesn’t include any of your personal data other than your IP address.
Third party sites
Our site may from time to time have links to other websites not owned or controlled by us. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship or endorsement or approval of these websites. Please be aware that Suggest it is not responsible for the privacy practises of other such websites. We encourage our users to be aware, when they leave our website, to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal identifiable information.
First approved by
Ben Wearne and Nick Clare
Directors, Suggestion Box Pty Ltd (Suggest it)
Date: 1 September 2020
Date: 15 October 2021