The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act) allows personal information to be collected, used and disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected, and otherwise in accordance with the Privacy Act. This Privacy Policy does not form part of this agreement and only applies to the extent the Agent collects, uses and discloses personal information. The Agent may amend, or amend and restate, this Privacy Policy from time to time and may subsequently notify the Owner of any changes to this Privacy Policy by updating it on the Agent’s website or by other written notification to the Owner. Any changes to this Privacy Policy take effect upon the earlier of the update to the website or other notification to the Owner.

The personal information the Owner provides the Agent in connection with this agreement or collected from other sources is necessary for the Agent to:

(a) identify and verify the Owner and the Premises;

(b) advertise and promote the Premises for lease;

(c) process and assess any application received in relation to the lease of the Premises;

(d) negotiate and prepare any lease for the Premises;

(e) liaise and exchange information with the Owner and the Agent’s or Owner’s legal and other advisors in relation to or in connection with any lease of the Premises;

(f) manage this agreement and any lease of Premises including the collection of rent on behalf of the Owner and the preparation of required statements of account;

(g) comply with any applicable law;

(h) confirm whether the Owner is registered for GST purposes; (

(i) operate controlled money accounts;

(j) comply with any dispute resolution process; and

(k) contact and liaise with goods and services providers and insurers as instructed by the Owner and to provide those providers and insurers with the Owner’s personal information.

If the personal information is not provided by the Owner, the Agent may not be able to act on behalf of the Owner effectively or at all. The Agent will take reasonable precautions to protect the personal information it holds in relation to the Owner from misuse, loss, and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

Personal information collected about the Owner may be disclosed by the Agent for the purpose for which it was collected to other parties including the Agent’s or Owner’s legal and other advisors, advertising and media organisations, property data service providers, prospective and actual tenants, clients of the Agent both existing and potential, tradespeople, strata Owners corporations, valuers, government and statutory bodies, financial institutions and other third parties as instructed by the Owner (including, without limitation, goods and services providers and insurers) or as required by any applicable law.

The Agent may also use the Owner’s information including personal information for marketing and research purposes to inform the Owner of products and services provided by the Agent, which the Agent considers may be of value or interest to the Owner, unless the Owner tells the Agent (see opt out option below) or has previously told the Agent not to. If the Owner does not wish to receive any information about such products and services then please tick this box: or otherwise notify the Agent using the Agent’s contact details set out earlier in this agreement.

The Owner has the right to request access to any personal information held by the Agent which relates to the Owner, unless the Agent is permitted by law (including the Privacy Act) to withhold that information. Any requests for access to the Owner’s personal information should be made in writing to the Agent at the contact details included in this agreement. The Agent may charge a reasonable fee where access to personal information is provided (no fee may be charged for making an application to access personal information). The Owner has the right to request the correction of any personal information which relates to the Owner that is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date.

By signing this agreement, the Owner acknowledges that it has read, understands and accepts the terms of this Privacy Policy and the permissions to collect, use and disclose personal information, and the Owner authorises the Agent to collect, use and disclose, in accordance with the Privacy Act, their personal information for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy.