2). iQuest provides a variety of IT and telecommunications services to a variety of people and businesses, utilising remote server technology, and cloud-based computing as may be required (the Services). iQuest is remunerated for the provision of the Services by the users.
3). The PP must be read in conjunction with the terms and conditions of use of the Site, as amended and updated from time to time at the sole discretion of the operators of iQuest, and posted on the Site, or be the subject of Service Agreements between iQuest and any User (collectively, the T&Cs), and or any other terms and conditions entered into by the Business.
4). iQuest is a registered business name, which, in addition to the Site, is owned and operated by the company iQuest Consulting Pty Ltd (ACN: 112 292 850) (the Operator). All the defined terms appearing in the T&Cs have the same meaning in this PP as they do in the T&Cs.
5). In viewing, considering or utilising the services available or provided by iQuest and on the Site in any way, a person so viewing, considering or utilising the Site is taken to agree to be bound by the T&Cs, and, relevantly, the PP set out hereafter.
6). Where applicable, iQuest compiles with the requirements of Privacy Act 1988 Cth (the Act) and any and all other relevant laws, Commonwealth or State, in respect of the collection and use of personal or sensitive information.
7). If you do not acknowledge, accept and agree to the terms of the iQuest PP, iQuest will not be able to provide the Services to you. This is because the information collected may be required in order for the Services to be provided to you.
8). By continuing to view and or utilise the functions of the Site in any way, you are taken to consent to the terms of the PP and its operation.
Collection of Information
9). Information which you provide to iQuest may be personal or sensitive information for the purposes of the Act. iQuest will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal or sensitive information is used only in the provision of the Services, and where it is used, it is used with your consent.
10). The T&Cs as may be applicable to any particular customer seeking to utilise the services, set out the information that iQuest will provide to Users, and the information that will not be provided to Users.
11). The information of yours which will be provided to Users will be either available on the Site, or alternatively provided by iQuest, in very limited and controlled circumstances, to another User in the furtherance of the provision of the Services. The detail of the information which is either posted or provided to other persons, and how it may be provided, is contained in the T&Cs.
12). It is important to note that any information is posted on the Site is available to any person with access to the internet.
13). In providing the Services, iQuest may collect information from you, including but not limited to: (Your name, Your telephone number, Your email address, Your postal address, Other financial information, Computer sign on data, Statistics on page views, Internet traffic to and from the Site, Ad data, Other information such as IP addresses and standard web log information)
Use of Information
15). In providing the Services to you, iQuest may use your personal information to, including but not limited to: (Provide you the Services, Resolve disputes, Collect any fees which are payable, Encourage safe trading generally and enforce relevant iQuest policies, including the T&C’s, Customize, measure and analyse the Services in an effort to improve the provision of the Services to Users and or other advertisers, Deliver targeted marketing, updates and promotional material and offers to Users in accordance with their preferences)
16). While in general, with the exception of the provision of the Services, and then in accordance with the T&Cs, iQuest will not disclose Users personal information, without the consent of the User involved, iQuest may disclose your personal information as a result of: (Any enforceable legal requirements which may arise, To enforce the T&Cs and any other of iQuest policies, To respond to claims that any advertisement or comment posted on the Site by any User or any other content violated another User’s, or any other persons, rights property or safety, In which circumstances iQuest will take reasonable steps to inform the relevant User of the disclosure prior to it occurring)
17). In providing the Services, iQuest may also disclose your personal or sensitive information to: (Corporate affiliates who assist to detect and prevent illegal activity by any person, and provide joint services, Service providers who assist in the provision of the Services, Third-party websites and publishers so that advertisements which might be posted on the Site on behalf of Users can be published on a broader array of venue’s or information platforms, Third party service providers (such as PayPal) in order to assist in the provision of the Services to Users)
Registration and use of Tools
18). iQuest may offer you sign on services enabling you to use third party log in credentials to log into iQuest. iQuest may transfer profile information, including personal information, contained in your third party profile to assist in the provision of the Services, to other relevant iQuest related sites and profiles.
19). In agreeing to the iQuests PP:
You agree to receive marketing and advertising information and communications from iQuest, unless you direct iQuest you do not consent to the receipt of such information, which you may do by following the directions contained in the relevant piece of advertising or marketing communication.
You agree you are not permitted to take any step to harvest any personal or sensitive information from the Site or any of its contents which relates to another person.
You agree you are not permitted to use any system or function of the Site to communicate or propagate spam, viruses or any other software which may interfere with iQuest or any other system.
You agree iQuest may scan any and all email messages or other electronic communications you send to iQuest or the Site using automated systems in order to locate and identify any malicious activity or prohibited content in any such emails or other electronic communications.
You agree to the provision of the information referred to in the T&Cs to the persons identified therein, in order to enable iQuest to supply you with the facilitation of the Services.
20). In the event you have any difficulty, questions, concerns or comments in respect of the use of tools or the Site generally, or questions relating to privacy concerns, please contact customer support.
Access and Complaints
21).You are entitled to ask iQuest what personal information relating to you iQuest holds.
22). You may do this by accessing your profile on the Site, and reviewing, amending or deleting any of the information you have provided.
23). You may also ask iQuest about the content and detail of any other information which is stored by iQuest than your profile by contacting customer support.
24). iQuest does not, in general, retain any personal or sensitive information after it is no longer needed, save for that which might be required to ensure compliance with iQuest policies and T&Cs. However, in the event any such information is retained, any request for the deletion or destruction of any of a User’s personal or sensitive information which may be held by iQuest will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Act and any other applicable law, as it may apply to the particular circumstances in question.
25). In the event you are displeased with the use of your personal information in the provision of the Services, please contact customer support, in which case iQuest and or the Operators will ensure that your query is responded to as soon as reasonably possible.
26). In the event you remain displeased, you may raise your concern with the Office of the Commonwealth Privacy Commissioner.
28). In the event of a breach of the security of iQuest, you will be contacted with the detail of the breach and how it may affect you as soon as reasonably practicable.
30). iQuest and or the Operators have the express right to vary the PP at any time, and the posting on the Site of any amended or updated PP is taken to be notice to all Users of the amended or updated PP which are enforceable and of effect from the time and date of posting on the Site.
31). As part of your use of the Services, you may provide iQuest with the personal or sensitive information of the third parties. For example, if you are operating a sales business, and utilising remote server Services, it is probable that by collecting personal or sensitive information from your customers, that you will be providing that information, at least in data form, to iQuest.
32). By utilising the Services offered by iQuest, any and all users warrant: That they have taken necessary and reasonable steps to inform any third parties as to their rights under the Act, and that third party information may be stored on a remote server in the possession custody and control of iQuest; That they acknowledge and accept that iQuest may, from time to time, for the purposes of the provision of the Services, have access to said supplied third party personal or sensitive information.
33). iQuest warrants that in hosting remote servers and providing the Services, that iQuest will: Regard all information of a personal and or sensitive nature in its possession custody and control as subject to the Act; Not utilise or access any such information save and except for the reasons and purposes set out in clause 16 and 17 hereof.