Australian Privacy Act 1988
Beacon Lighting is a retailer, which trades utilising the web through its websites and in stores around Australia.
Further Information about us can be obtained by contacting our Privacy Officer during normal business hours on:
Ph: 03 8561 1555 or by
Fax: 03 8561 1566 or by
Beacon Lighting acknowledges and is committed to protecting your privacy. We will collect, use and disclose and hold personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1998 ("the Act").
We can let you know:
When we collect information about you; and
What information we collect and hold about you and why we collect such information; and
How that information is used by us and the organizations, or types of organizations that the information would usually be disclosed to; and
If the law requires the collection of such information; and
The consequences, if any, of you not disclosing such information; and
That you can access such information and how you can access such information; and
How you can correct such information if it is not correct.
Collection of personal information
Beacon Lighting does not collect personal information unless it is necessary for us to carry out our functions and activities as a retailer. We only collect such information by lawful and fair means and in an unobtrusive way. You may provide us with personal information about yourself or others each time you contact us by phone, fax, letter or email. We need to use this information to provide you with our services and/or products. This information will be used and managed as follows:
Disclosure of personal information and marketing
We will use and disclose your personal information for the primary purposes of our business as a retailer or a purpose related to our primary purpose such as marketing, where you consent to such disclosure or such disclosure is permitted by the Act. In addition we use such information to market to you products and services offered by Beacon Lighting unless you have indicated that you do not wish to obtain such marketing offers or material. Such a request can be made to the Privacy Officer. We will in such circumstances only use the personal information provided for the sole purpose of providing the service you have requested.
Beacon Lighting, may utilise the services of contractors from time to time for the purposes of marketing and undertaking services as promoted by Beacon Lighting. Your personal information will be provided to these businesses for the purposes of ensuring that our services are marketed to you or to enable a service to be provided to you.
We will not otherwise provide your personal information to a third party without your approval.
Security and access of personal information
Ensuring accuracy of the personal information we hold
We will reasonably attempt to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate, up to date and complete. To assist us to do this please provide us with the correct information and inform us if your details have changed. This can be done by providing us with details of any changes to your information by fax or e-mail. If we deny you access or deny a request for correction we will provide you with reasons why we have denied you access or corrected such information in the circumstances.
Beacon Lighting Privacy Complaint Process
If you are concerned with the way Beacon Lighting has handled your personal information, please contact our Privacy Officer with your complaint. We will make available to you a privacy complaint form, which you will be required to complete and return to us. This will ensure the prompt investigation of your complaint. If we have not handled your personal information in an appropriate way we will take steps to remedy your concerns promptly. If you are still concerned, you may contact the Privacy Commissioner.