BondSure is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988. We abide by the Australian Privacy Principles for the protection of personal information.
‘Personal information’ means information from which your identity is reasonably apparent. The personal information collected will include identifying information such as your name and address, as well as personal and/or business financial information.
BondSure collects personal information for the primary purposes of:
BondSure does not collect personal information about you if you browse our website. When you close your browser, the session cookie is destroyed and no personal information is held.
It is important to note that in the event of default on any loan repayments, we will need to seek as much personal information as possible from your real estate agent.
The type of personal information collected is the information requested in the online BondSure application and information contained in any tenancy application form and its attachments provided to us by your real estate agent.
The information is collected via the online BondSure application, the tenancy application form, tenancy reference databases and any other communication entered into, either verbal or written, between BondSure and the applicant.
When you make a claim under your policy, BondSure (or its appointed claims manager) assists you by collecting information about your claim. Sometimes BondSure may need to collect information about you from others.
The purposes for which this personal information is used and disclosed is set out under the ‘Collection’ heading above.
BondSure may disclose your personal information to:
BondSure may use cloud storage to store the personal information we hold about the applicant. The cloud storage and IT servers may be located outside Australia.
BondSure also uses your information to send you product information and promotional material to assist in managing your ongoing insurance renewal and loan requirements. If you would rather not receive this information, you may elect not to receive it by letting us know on [email protected].
BondSure does not trade, rent or sell personal information or provide such information to anyone outside the above list without your consent.
BondSure only holds personal information for as long as is reasonably necessary to enable it to carry out the functions for which that personal information was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements.
Applicants have a right to request access to personal information BondSure holds about them and have a right to request personal information be corrected. If you wish to access your personal information held by BondSure or to seek correction of any of that material, please let us know on [email protected]. BondSure will do its best to correct any inaccurate information about you as soon as possible.
If you have a complaint with regards to the privacy and protection of your personal information held by BondSure, please email us at [email protected]. We will acknowledge your complaint within seven (7) days then review your complaint, investigate it and respond within 30 days with the ways in which your complaint will be addressed and any proposed changes to BondSure’s procedures.
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information by storing it in a secure environment, whether it is in paper or electronic form.