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Terms and Conditions

Australian WaterSecure Innovation Ltd (‘WaterSecure’) provides its content on this website subject to the following terms and conditions (the ‘Terms’), developed in accordance with Australian legislation. We may periodically change the Terms, so please check back from time to time. These Terms were last updated on 25 January 2017. By accessing and using this site, you agree to these Terms. For an explanation of WaterSecure’s practices and policies related to the collection, use, and storage of our users’ information, please read our Privacy Policy.

1. Copyrights & trademarks

All content and functionality on the site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, is the exclusive property of WaterSecure or its licensors and is protected by Australian and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos (collectively, the ‘Trademarks’) displayed on the site are the registered and unregistered Trademarks of WaterSecure and its licensors. You agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to WaterSecure or its licensors in any public medium (e.g., press release, web sites) for advertising or promotion purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing any third party and that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, WaterSecure or its licensors.

2. Use of content

WaterSecure hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license for the term to access and download, display, and print one copy of the content and functionality displayed on the site on any single computer solely for your internal, business use, provided that you do not modify the site content in any way and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the site content.

Apart from rights expressly permitted in this website or fair dealing as permitted under the copyright law of your country, and as necessary for the operation of the website, no part of this site nor the information contained in it may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, reprographic or otherwise, without the prior permission of WaterSecure. WaterSecure designated representative for the purpose of receiving notifications from third parties in relation to content transmitted, cached, hosted or referred to on the WaterSecure network is the Senior Communications & Marketing Manager (for contact details please see Section 10. Privacy Enquiries of the Privacy Policy presented below.

3. Disclaimer

Unless expressly advised, the information contained in this website is for general guidance. While we have made every attempt to ensure that the information contained in this site has been obtained from reliable sources, WaterSecure is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. All information in this website is provided “as is”, with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will WaterSecure, or its agents or employees, be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information in this website or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

4. Third-party websites

We may provide links to third-party web sites, and some of the content appearing to be on this site is in fact supplied by third parties. WaterSecure has no responsibility for these third-party web sites, which are governed by the terms of use and privacy policies, if any, of the applicable third-party content providers.


 

Privacy Policy

1. Purpose of the policy

WaterSecure is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information obtained through its operations.

2. The kinds of personal information we collect and hold

WaterSecure collects personal information that is reasonably necessary for, or directly related to, its functions or activities. The specific types of personal information WaterSecure may collect and hold includes the following:

  • name;
  • contact details;
  • business/mailing address;
  • title;
  • nature of business; and
  • financial records.

As set out below, WaterSecure also collects certain information that is not directly and specifically provided by third parties, such as an IP address, browsing pattern on the site, click stream, and the status of cookies placed on a computer. WaterSecure does not collect any personal information other than information reasonably necessary for, or directly relating to, the primary purpose for which WaterSecure has been engaged or may be engaged, or its other functions and activities.

3. How we collect personal information

WaterSecure only collects personal information that has been directly provided to us by you or is otherwise available in the public domain where this information will assist us with the provision of services to you. Information may have been provided verbally or in writing (including by email or through web forms).

Also, our website uses cookies to identify site users and their interests and to track usage of the site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on a computer that help us to know which browser the operator is using, where they have been on the site and any web sites to which they may link in order to use some of our features. By acceptance of our cookie, the user will be permitted access to certain pages of the site without having to log in each time they visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the site may not be able to access certain areas of the site.

We also log IP addresses, or the location of computers on the internet to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the site. If the user prefers not to accept a cookie, they can set their web browser to warn them before accepting any cookies. Alternatively they can refuse all cookies by turning them off in their web browser.

4. How we use your personal information

WaterSecure may at times use and disclose personal information about an individual for the “primary purpose” of collection (i.e. the dominant or fundamental purpose for which that information is collected). As well as providing services to clients, that “primary purpose” includes facilitating our internal business processes, communicating with clients, prospective clients and other external parties, providing ongoing marketing information about our products and services, complying with our legal obligations and dealing with enquiries and complaints.

In certain circumstances, the law may permit or require us to use or disclose personal information for other purposes.

Sensitive information

Our policy is that we do not collect sensitive information about our clients or prospective clients. If any of our clients or prospective clients elects to provide us with any sensitive personal information, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the sensitive information is securely protected.

7. Disclosure of Personal Information

Personal information is not disclosed to a third party unless the disclosure is necessary to support the delivery of the client services for which WaterSecure has been, or is expected to be, engaged, or is required by law.

In certain circumstances, WaterSecure may also disclose personal information to third party service providers (such as IT service providers) who assist us to administer our business.

Should it be necessary for WaterSecure to forward personal information to third parties outside the firm, we will make every effort to ensure that the confidentiality of the information is protected.

8. How we store your personal information

WaterSecure will take all reasonable steps to protect against the loss, misuse and/or alteration of the information under its control, including through appropriate physical and electronic security strategies. Only authorised WaterSecure personnel are provided access to personal information, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. We may need to maintain records for a significant period of time. However, when we consider information is no longer needed, we will destroy or de-identify these records.

Our policy is that all electronic records are only stored within Australia whenever this is commercially feasible. However, on occasion, a limited number of specialist software applications may involve the storage of personal data at an overseas location where a suitable alternative is not available.

WaterSecure will only store data with an external provider if a technical assessment of a service provider’s security protocols are considered to meet or exceed the level of security that WaterSecure could apply if the electronic data were to be stored in WaterSecure’s own in-house systems.

9. Accuracy of personal information

WaterSecure will take all reasonable steps to make sure that any personal information collected, used or disclosed is accurate, complete and up to date.

If a person believes that the information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, they may contact our Privacy Officer and we will update the relevant information accordingly.

10. Access to personal information

A person has the right to request access to any personal information that we may hold about them and to advise us if the information should be corrected. Subject to our right to refuse access, WaterSecure will provide the person with a report that lists any personal information that we may hold.

Our policy is to provide written acknowledgement of our receipt of any request for access to personal information or a request for correction of personal information within 7 days of the request being received. We will then provide a written response within 30 days of our receipt of the request.

11. Privacy Enquiries

If you wish to make an enquiry about your personal information at WaterSecure, or make a complaint please email our nominated Privacy Officer at g.oliver@watersecure.com.au.

We will respond to each request within a reasonable time.

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