• the types of personal information we collect
• how we collect and hold personal information
• how we use your personal information
• when we disclose your personal information
• disclosure of your personal information outside of Australia
• your right of access, correction and restriction
• complaints process and method of handling any enquiry
Personal Information means information (and in Australia includes an opinion), whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual who is identified or reasonably identifiable.
As part of our business activities we may collect and hold your personal information including:
We may collect **Sensitive Information* about you, with your consent. Sensitive Information is a sub-set of personal information that is given a higher level of protection under the Australian Privacy Principles. Sensitive information means information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, trade union or other professional associations or memberships, philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation or practices, criminal records, health information or biometric information. Provided you consent, your sensitive information may only be used and disclosed for purposes you have consented to or which are directly related to the primary purpose for which the sensitive information was collected, including:
Sensitive information may also be used or disclosed if required or authorised by law.
We collect personal information in a variety of ways, including:
Directly: We collect personal information which you directly provide to us, including when you apply to invest in our fund or for us to invest in your company, where you apply to work with us via email or when you request our assistance via email, or over the phone.
Indirectly: We may collect personal information which you indirectly provide to us while interacting with us, such as when you use our website, in emails, or over the telephone.
From third parties: We collect information from third parties, such as:
We only collect, hold, use and disclose sensitive information for the following purposes:
When you visit our website or otherwise interact with us
When you pitch your company to us for investment and/or we invest in your company
When you invest in, or apply to invest in our fund
When you apply for employment with us, are part of our talent network or provide us with services as a contractor
Disclosure is based on one or more of the following applying:
We may transfer your personal information to third party service providers including outsourced admin, legal and regulatory providers, accounting and technology service providers and related entities who may either require your personal information in fulfillment of their duties, or may have access to this information (e.g. in the case technology SaaS provider). These companies will get access to your personal information to the extent necessary for them to fulfill their obligations, but they may not use or share the information for any other purposesWe will take reasonable steps to ensure that they handle your personal information with the same level of diligence that we do.
We may use a web analytics platform to collect and process information. These systems work similarly and to find out how Google Analytics (as one example) uses information when you use third party websites or applications, please see here
In certain limited circumstances, your personal information may be shared with the ATO, and / or ASIC which will then exchange this information with equivalent overseas regulatory bodies as a result of Australia’s participation in the Common Reporting Standard and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
You have the right to request information about what personal information we are processing of yours and how it is being used by contacting us in writing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You also have the right to request correction of incorrect, incomplete or ambiguous personal information concerning you by contacting us. For the protection of your privacy and your personal information, we may require that you identify yourself in connection with our assistance.
In accordance with applicable information protection laws, you also have the right to request that your personal information be erased or that the processing of your personal information be restricted. In certain situations, you also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information and request that your personal information be transmitted in an electronic format.
If you are not satisfied with our response to a complaint, you may lodge a complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
Cookies are text files placed in your computer & browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personally identifiable information. However, they do allow third parties, such as Google and Facebook, to cause our advertisements to appear on your social media and online media feeds as part of our retargeting campaigns. If and when you choose to provide our website with personal information, this information may be linked to the information stored in the cookie.
We are committed to ensuring that the personal information we collect is secure. We hold your personal information:
While we are committed to security, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that is transmitted to or by us over the Internet. The transmission and exchange of information is carried out at your own risk.