Conscious Capital may hold personal information about you, principally because you are an investor in the Conscious Capital Fund or give Conscious Capital information through this site. Personal information means information held about you from which your identity is either apparent or can be reasonably determined.
If you think records about you might be wrong or out of date – particularly your name, address, phone, email address or financial adviser – it’s important that you contact us and they will be corrected free of charge.
Why is personal information collected?
Broadly, Conscious Capital uses personal information you provide to administer your investment but also for related purposes, for example to:
- make the use of this site easier
- contact you regarding services form us or our affiliates including Teaminvest and Teaminvest Private ~ you can opt out of these communications of course, just contact us
- comply with legal obligations and
- conduct research.
If you do not provide us with the information which we ask for, we (or others) may not be able to provide you with some or all of the services available from us.
How we collect
Most information is collected when you become an investor in our Fund. But there may be other ways we collect personal information such as through contact with you and from this website and your financial or other advisers and affiliates. We will collect personal information from you only by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.
What we collect
Personal information collected can include the following:
- name, gender and date of birth
- contact details
- bank account details
- tax file number
- any access and use details for this website and
- other information you or others for you (for example, your financial or other advisers) might tell us.
Disclosure of personal information
We will not disclose personal information we hold about you unless:
- the law requires
- the administration of the Fund requires
- we consider that your adviser needs the information or
- we use it to send you promotional material to you – if you don’t want this, just contact us anytime.
We can also disclose it:
- if in the public interest (for example where a breach of law is committed or suspected, and we consider that disclosure against your rights to confidentiality is justified) and
- for us to seek advice or manage disputes.
What about security?
We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is kept secure. We have a number of physical access and technology policies and procedures in place designed to provide a robust security environment. No personal data is stored on our web site.
We will communicate with you by email from time to time. Email can be insecure.
We may store personal information in the cloud. This involves some risks, and we are not responsible for those providers or data use or loss by them.
Our internet server may log certain information which is provided by your browser:
- the type of browser and operating system you are using
- your Internet Service Provider and top level domain name (for example – .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc)
- the address of any referring web site (for example – the previous web site you visited) and
- your computer’s IP (Internet Protocol) address (a number which is unique to the machine through which you are connected to the internet).
We may monitor or record telephone calls for training, record or security purposes. If we do so, we will tell you at the time.
Access to personal information
In most circumstances, you have the right to access any personal information we collect and hold about you. In certain circumstances, the law permits us to refuse your request to provide you with access to your personal information, such as when:
- access would pose a serious threat to the life or health of any individual
- access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of others
- the request is frivolous or vexatious
- the information relates to a commercially sensitive decision making process
- access would be unlawful or
- access may prejudice enforcement activities, a security function or commercial negotiations.
Please contact our Privacy Officer at the address below if you wish to access or update your personal information, or if you have a complaint about how we have handled your details.
You can obtain further general information about your privacy rights and privacy law from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by:
- calling their Privacy Hotline on 1300 363 992, or
- visiting their web site at www.privacy.gov.au, or
- by writing to:
The Australian Information
GPO Box 5218
Sydney NSW 1042
Attention: the Privacy Officer
Conscious Capital Limited
9/2 Kochia Lane
Lindfield NSW 2070
Tel: 02 9954-4017
- ACN 092 462 881
- AFS Licence 427 216